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U.S. House Republicans move to slash domestic programs almost 20%

Published 02/03/2011, Associated Press

IRS, FDA, Agriculture, Commerce, Housing and Urban Development likely to be hardest hit
Republicans now controlling the House promised Thursday to slash domestic agencies' budgets by almost 20 percent for the coming year, the first salvo in what's sure to be a bruising battle over their drive to cut federal spending to where it was before President Barack Obama took office.

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