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Senate Shifts Iraq Funds to Border Patrols

Senate Republican leaders say they have the votes to back up President Bush’s vow to veto a $106.5 billion emergency spending measure for Iraq and further hurricane relief for the Gulf Coast if it’s not cut back. But they’ll have to wait for House-Senate negotiations next month to actually make the cuts. A series of Wednesday votes demonstrated that Bush and GOP leaders such as Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., don’t have majority support in the 100-member Senate to cut spending during floor debate this week and next. Full Story

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