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How Much Defense Spending is Too Much?

Progressive Democrats in the House are seeking to slash $100 billion in annual defense spending, arguing that the U.S. is spending far too much compared to any other nation. While the measure is not likely to prevail, it sets the stage for discussions back home with voters in the run-up to the midterm elections and provides a bright point of distinction between progressives on the one side and moderate Democrats and most Republicans.

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