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House proposes $5 billion cut for State Department and foreign operations

The House Appropriations Committee proposed cutting he State Department and foreign operations budget by more than $5 billion next year, in its annual allocations released Tuesday. The Obama administration actually requested modest increases in funding for the State Department and USAID for fiscal 2013 when it released its budget request in February. While the Congress doesn't divide up the accounts the same way as the administration, in an apples-to-apples comparison, the House Appropriations Committees' allocation for State and foreign operations for fiscal 2013, $48.
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