Security Spending NPR's Peter Overby reports of a consensus developing in Washington, D.C. -- that the federal government needs to spend about $15 billion next year on homeland security. This spending will no doubt be part of President Bush's first State of the Union message next month. But Democrats note the irony of the amount, given the fact that Mr. Bush earlier threatened to veto their $15 billion package.
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NPR's Peter Overby reports of a consensus developing in Washington, D.C. — that the federal government needs to spend about $15 billion next year on homeland security. This spending will no doubt be part of President Bush's first State of the Union message next month. But Democrats note the irony of the amount, given the fact that Mr. Bush earlier threatened to veto their $15 billion package.