Rumsfeld Pushes $91 Billion Defense Request

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Donald Rumsfeld and Condoleezza Rice i

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld (left) watches Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speak at a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 9, 2006. Reuters hide caption

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Donald Rumsfeld and Condoleezza Rice

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld (left) watches Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speak at a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 9, 2006.

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Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee to urge approval of the Bush administration's latest emergency funding request. The Bush administration has requested $91 billion, mainly to pay for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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