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  •  GOP will claim that every Defense dollar is (1+ / 0-)
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    midwesterner

    "providing for the national security, including the conduct of foreign relations essential to the national security or the safety of life and property."

    Democrats have to vigorousely challenge this notion and really focus on what is truly "essential."

    I'm not too optomistic on that happening right now.

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