WASHINGTON, DC - Feb 04: House Budget Chairman John M. Spratt Jr., D-S.C., receives copies of President Bush's fiscal 2009 budget request from Government Printing Office Chief of Staff Maria S. Lefevre during a photo op in the House Budget Committee meeting room. House Budget Staff Director and Chief Counsel Thomas S. Kahn looks on at left. The $3.1 trillion fiscal 2009 budget proposal, released today, represents Bush's last chance to put his imprint of the nation's fiscal landscape. But with...
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