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Obama Calls for Spending Surge, Buoyed by Rising Economy

JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring an end to “mindless austerity,” President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and asked Congress to throw out the sweeping budget cuts both parties agreed to four years ago when deficits were spiraling out of control. Obama’s proposed $74 […]