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Deficit Report Puts White House On Defensive

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Deficit Report Puts White House On Defensive

Politics

Deficit Report Puts White House On Defensive

Deficit Report Puts White House On Defensive

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The Obama administration is on the defensive this week after a damaging report by the Congressional Budget Office. It projected that the White House's proposed budget would create deficits totaling 2.3 trillion dollars more over the next ten years than what the White House had projected. What could this mean for the president's ability to pursue his agenda?

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