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Obama Budget Reduced Defense Spending to Increase Spending on Medicare and Social Security

Created on April 5, 2011

Obama Budget Reduced Defense Spending to Increase Spending on Medicare and Social Security

Obama Budget Reduced Defense Spending to Increase Spending on Medicare and Social Security

SOCIAL SECURITY

MEDICARE

DEFENSE

Percentage Change in Spending from 2011

Chart 1 • B 2541

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Source: Heritage Foundation calculations based on data from U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Historical Tables, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2012 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2010).