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Bush Seeks $75 Billion for War, Homeland Security

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Bush Seeks $75 Billion for War, Homeland Security

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Bush Seeks $75 Billion for War, Homeland Security

Bush Seeks $75 Billion for War, Homeland Security

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President Bush will go to the Pentagon to unveil plans for funding Operation Iraqi Freedom. Bush is asking Congress for $75 billion to cover the cost of war in Iraq and increased security measures in the United States. Of that amount, $63 billion is earmarked for the war. Hear NPR's Don Gonyea.