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Think Obama's budget is bad? Bush was a bigger spender

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President Obama's two-month-late federal budget proposal is drawing substantial criticism from Republicans in Congress and elsewhere, but Chris Edwards, the Cato Institute's budget-numbers master, offers a timely reminder - President George W. Bush was a bigger spender. Edwards points to the fact that the average annual spending increase under Bush was 7 percent, compared to 4 percent under...

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