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But for US government bean counters, it was the biggest forecast miss in 21 years. The Treasury Department said today the shortfall for the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 narrowed to $248 billion from $319 billion last year. That final figure is $175 billion less than the $423 billion gap that Bush projected in February.
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OpedNews volunteer from 2005 to 2013.

Amanda Lang was a wonderful member of the Opednews team, and the first volunteer editor, for a good number of years being a senior editor. She passed away summer 2014.

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