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Budget Faces Uncertain Future in Congress

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Budget Faces Uncertain Future in Congress

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Budget Faces Uncertain Future in Congress

Budget Faces Uncertain Future in Congress

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Congress begins hearings on President Bush's proposed $2.57 trillion budget. The three-volume document is expected to undergo significant changes by the time it emerges as a set of spending bills in the fall. The reaction to the spending plan from members of Congress ranged from cautious approval to dismissal.