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House Appropriations Committee floats $700B defense budget in rebuke to Trump

The House Appropriations Committee bill moves tens of billions of dollars into the base budget, possibility setting up a sequestration showdown.

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AP/Andrew Harnik

Federal retirement cuts absent from House budget proposal

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AP/Cliff OwenRep. Adam Smith

House Armed Services chairman says Democrats open to fairly big defense budget

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Tim Kaine

Using OCO funds to bypass budget caps ‘departure from historical norms,’ CBO says

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John McCain

Citing ‘weakened’ military, McCain details $430 billion plan to boost Defense budget

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New administration, same budget cap challenges, defense expert warns

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On DoD: time to end ‘abuse’ of Pentagon’s wartime fund

A new report from a Washington-based think tank points to an ever-widening disconnect between the size of the Defense Department’s Overseas Contingency…

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Tim Kaine

Kaine considering McCain’s bump in defense spending

A senator representing one of the largest concentrations of federal workers says he’ll see what happens when Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) amendment hits…

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Barack Obama

Budget deal puts NDAA back on track

Congress will rework the Defense authorization act to conform to budget deal parameters if it cannot garner enough votes to override the President’s veto.

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