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Bush proposes $3.1 trillion spending plan

Deficit budget has more for military, less for healthcare

By Michael Kranish and Matt Negrin
Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent / February 5, 2008

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WASHINGTON - President Bush proposed a $3.1 trillion budget yesterday that includes big increases in military spending, major cuts in payments to healthcare providers, and extensions of tax cuts that benefit the wealthiest Americans. Bush, who inherited a budget surplus, said he expects a near-record deficit of $407 billion when he leaves office next year. (Full article: 893 words)

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