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War Costs, Tax Cuts Top Agenda for Congress

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War Costs, Tax Cuts Top Agenda for Congress

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War Costs, Tax Cuts Top Agenda for Congress

War Costs, Tax Cuts Top Agenda for Congress

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Congress is expected to approve President Bush's $75-billion request to fund the war in Iraq, but the House and Senate must reconcile differences over the size of a proposed tax cut. The House passed the president's package, worth $726 billion over 10 years. But the war's growing price tag makes the Senate reluctant to sign off on the entire amount. NPR's David Welna reports.

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