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    This is the part of the budget that lawmakers have to pass into law each year.
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    This shows how all federal dollars are spent, including discretionary and mandatory programs, and interest on the debt.
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FY 2017 Pentagon Budget Preview

Yesterday, Ash Carter previewed the president's Pentagon budget request for fiscal year 2017. Here’s what we know.


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Tax Extenders Explained

NPP answers important questions related to the temporary tax breaks known as the “tax extenders.”

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