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GOP budgets don't agree on how to boost military, cut Medicare
GOP budgets don't agree on how to boost military, cut Medicare

Now that Republicans control Congress, they have largely agreed that they want to boost military spending at the expense of other domestic social programs. But they're at odds over how to do it. Senate Republicans made clear Wednesday, in releasing their own fiscal 2016 budget blueprint, that they don't support the House GOP approach for hiking defense spending and prefer a different strategy. Differences over military money, and other aspects of the Republican budgets -- including a Medicare overhaul -- risk leaving the GOP unable to pass their budget, something they criticized Democrats for failing to do when they controlled Congress. The setback would derail not only the...

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