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Senate Considers Raising Military Death Benefits

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Senate Considers Raising Military Death Benefits

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Senate Considers Raising Military Death Benefits

Senate Considers Raising Military Death Benefits

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The Senate Armed Services Committee hears a proposal to dramatically increase death benefits for U.S. soldiers who die in combat. The administration would raise the compensation to $100,000.