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January 18, 2016

Rep. William L. Dawson (D-IL) is elected chair of House Expenditures Committee in 1949.

Budget Busters

POSTED: March 25, 2011, 12:00 am

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As Congress argues over cuts in domestic spending, we call attention to excessive spending on military weaponry. Today's budget buster is the B-1B Strategic Bomber, at a cost of $283.1 million each for a current fleet of 104.

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