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Bush Proposes Deep Cuts in $2.57 Trillion Spending Plan

President Bush delivers a $2.57 trillion budget to Congress that would eliminate or reduce spending on dozens of government programs, including education, farm subsidies and health care for veterans. Former Congressional Budget Office Director Robert Reischauer discusses the president's 2006 spending plan.

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Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.