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Experts See a GOP Spending Binge

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Experts See a GOP Spending Binge

Experts See a GOP Spending Binge

Experts See a GOP Spending Binge

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The Bush administration and the Republican-controlled Congress have overseen large increases in federal spending over the past two years. The rise in government spending surprises political analysts who appreciate the GOP's reputation for fiscal restraint. NPR's John Ydstie reports.

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