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|Politico: President Barack Obama's new $3.83 trillion budget--on its way to Congress Monday-- anticipates an even worse deficit this year than last and no big improvement until the economy improves and the nation sheds the crushing costs of two wars overseas.
It's a bleak, nerve-wracking landscape for any White House, but the president is still betting on significant new spending for education and clean energy initiatives.
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