Items Tagged with 'Afghanistan'


  • Proposed Budget Reserves $250 Billion for Banks

    President Barack Obama on Thursday submitted to Congress his proposed 2010 fiscal year budget, a sweeping government spending plan that will cost $3.6 trillion over the next decade, will run a $1.75 trillion deficit and would reserve $250 billion for additional effort to stabilize the banking system. The budget includes the cost of war in Afghanistan in a move the President and administration officials have repeatedly touted as a new era of transparency and honesty.
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