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Bush to Request $80 Billion for Iraq, Afghanistan

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Bush to Request $80 Billion for Iraq, Afghanistan

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Bush to Request $80 Billion for Iraq, Afghanistan

Bush to Request $80 Billion for Iraq, Afghanistan

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The White House is expected to request another $80 billion for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. This new request is on top of $25 billion in emergency spending that's already been approved for this fiscal year. The president will submit his 2006 budget to Congress on Feb. 7.