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Obama's 2015 Budget Focuses On Boosting Economy

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March 04, 2014 AT 7:05 AM
President Barack Obama is sending Congress a $3.9 trillion election-year budget that would funnel money into road building, education and other programs aimed at bolstering the economy and creating jobs. However, election-year pressures and gridlock between the Democratic-run Senate and Republican-led House mean much of Obama's proposals will go nowhere. Obama's blueprint is for fiscal 2015, which begins Oct. 1, and would leave a federal deficit that year of $564 billion. That would be well below the recession-driven record worst of $1.4 trillion in 2009.