How do House and Senate budget proposals compare?

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Associated Press

Posted on March 23, 2013 at 12:30 PM

Updated Saturday, Mar 23 at 12:33 PM

How the budget proposals by Senate Democrats and House Republicans stack up over the next decade:

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Total spending

Senate Democrats: $46.5 trillion

House Republicans: $41.7 trillion

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Total revenue

Senate Democrats: $41.2 trillion

House Republicans: $40.2 trillion

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10-year deficit

Senate Democrats: $5.4 trillion

House Republicans: $1.4 trillion

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National debt at end of 2023

Senate Democrats: $24.4 trillion

House Republicans: $20.3 trillion

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Social Security

Senate Democrats: $11.3 trillion

House Republicans: $11.3 trillion

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Medicare

Senate Democrats: $6.8 trillion

House Republicans: $6.7 trillion

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Health, including Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program

Senate Democrats: $6.6 trillion

House Republicans: $4.0 trillion

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National defense

Senate Democrats: $6.0 trillion

House Republicans: $6.2 trillion

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Income security, including housing assistance, cash benefits and food stamps

Senate Democrats: $5.6 trillion

House Republicans: $5.0 trillion

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Interest on national debt

Senate Democrats: $5.2 trillion

House Republicans: $4.5 trillion

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Veterans benefits and services

Senate Democrats: $1.7 trillion

House Republicans: $1.7 trillion

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International Affairs, including foreign aid

Senate Democrats: $506 billion

House Republicans: $431 billion

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Education, training, employment and social services

Senate Democrats: $1.1 trillion

House Republicans: $906 billion

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Transportation

Senate Democrats: $919 billion

House Republicans: $801 billion

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Agriculture

Senate Democrats: $205 billion

House Republicans: $196 billion

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Natural resources and environment

Senate Democrats: $474 billion

House Republicans: $385 billion

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Community and regional development

Senate Democrats: $268 billion

House Republicans: $88 billion

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Sources: Senate Democratic and House Republican budget proposals.

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