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Buget Deal

Something has been reached this morning, but House conservatives are worried about what they’ve heard so far. It would apparently contain $30 billion for Afghanistan but not Iraq. That leaves the Iraq bargaining chip on the table for Reid and Pelosi. As for spending levels,

In short, as described and reported, the latest Democrat omnibus package—described as meeting the President’s top-line spending amount—is roughly $23 billion above the President’s comparable request for domestic spending.

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