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Published March 06, 2013, 12:00 AM

Beltway Budget Battle

This photo taken Monday, Jan. 4, 2013, from Air Force One, shows the White House, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, downtown Washington and Ronald Reagan National Airport. For decades, the economy in and around the Capital Beltway has benefited from the growth of the federal government. Now, as automatic federal budget cuts kick in, those same communities are bracing to take a disproportionate hit. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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