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Wednesday, May 05, 2004  

Nickel and Diming

February. Bush's budget comes out with no additional request for funds for Iraq.

Monday. A senior administration official says there's no "resource problem in Iraq."

Today.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration asked Congress Wednesday for an additional $25 billion for U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, congressional Republicans said, a retreat from the White House's earlier plans not to seek such money until after the November elections....

It seemed likely that the $25 billion proposal would be only the first portion of funds that will be needed for next year.

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