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Slight Increase Proposed for Homeland Security

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Slight Increase Proposed for Homeland Security

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Slight Increase Proposed for Homeland Security

Slight Increase Proposed for Homeland Security

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President Bush proposed a 7 percent increase in the budget for the Department of Homeland Security. NPR's Pam Fessler reports on which programs would be affected and how lawmakers are reacting to the proposed allocation.