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StoryMay 27, 1996
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John Pike

Federation of American Scientists (fas@fas.org. www.fas.org/)

Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole is sponsoring a bill called the "Defend America Act" which would require the development of an anti-missile defense system by 2003. Republicans are busy re-writing the bill after the Congressional Budget Office estimated it would cost $60 billion dollars, forcing the GOP to yank it from the House floor.


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