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White House Accused of Shortchanging Security Budget

Even before most of the details are made public, the first full budget for the new Department of Homeland Security is creating a commotion on Capitol Hill and among private counterterrorism specialists, with many prominent Democrats and security analysts accusing the White House of shortchanging the domestic war on terrorism. Administration officials have said that the department, which went into business less than two weeks ago, will be allocated $36.2 billion in the budget request that the White House will release on Monday, a 10 percent increase for the dozens of agencies and programs that are being consolidated in the huge new department. Full Story

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