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  • House panel uses war funds to skirt budget limits 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 2:10 pm

    WASHINGTON - A GOP-controlled House panel Tuesday approved using $37 billion in unrequested war money to match President Barack Obama's 7 percent budget boost for the military. The move came over the opposition of Democrats and the White House, who argue that domestic programs deserve equal treatment.