Senate passes $612 bln defense spending bill
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Author:  CrimsonEagle [ Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:47 pm ]
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As passed on an 88-8 vote, the measure would authorize $103.9 billion for Pentagon procurement, $1.2 billion more than President George W. Bush's request. Overall, Bush had asked for $611.1 billion for national defense.

*Says to no one imparticular*
"Eventually they will understand"

Author:  Catherine [ Thu Sep 18, 2008 10:59 pm ]
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What can we say? Seems Congress is not representing the people anymore. It only represents the military industrial machine. :(

Author:  CrimsonEagle [ Thu Sep 25, 2008 8:49 pm ]
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The House cleared the plan Wednesday by a vote of 392-39 after a week of conferences with Senate leaders over its final shape. A Senate vote is expected before Congress adjourns next week for the fall election campaigns; it could come as soon as today.


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