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President requests boost for IED fund

Bush has asked for $6.4 billion. Bush has asked for $6.4 billion.
By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / February 6, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- President Bush yesterday asked Congress for an additional $6.4 billion to develop ways of defeating roadside bombs in Iraq -- nearly double what has been provided since 2003 -- in the hopes of reviving an effort once billed as the "Manhattan Project" of the war but which has failed to stop the insurgents' weapon of choice from becoming ... (Full article: 582 words)

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