Congress Eyes Boost in Iraq Death Benefits Proposed legislation on Capitol Hill would boost death benefits for family members of service personnel who die in Iraq. Senate Republicans plan to introduce a bill to expand benefits, despite pressure from the White House to keep a tight lid on spending this year.
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Congress Eyes Boost in Iraq Death Benefits

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Congress Eyes Boost in Iraq Death Benefits

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Congress Eyes Boost in Iraq Death Benefits

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Proposed legislation on Capitol Hill would boost death benefits for family members of service personnel who die in Iraq. Senate Republicans plan to introduce a bill to expand benefits, despite pressure from the White House to keep a tight lid on spending this year.