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Obey Decries Bush's War-Spending Request

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Obey Decries Bush's War-Spending Request

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Obey Decries Bush's War-Spending Request

Obey Decries Bush's War-Spending Request

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This week, President Bush asked Congress for another $46 billion in funding for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, saying Congress must approve the money by the end of the year.

U.S. Rep. David Obey (D-WI), chairman of the House Appropriations committee, is an outspoken opponent of the Iraq war and says he has no intention of considering more spending until the president changes his policy.

Obey talks with Robert Siegel.

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