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October 17th, 2013
08:38 PM ET

Debt deal has billions of dollars for special projects

Where's the pork?

Like nearly every bill that comes out of Washington, the measure approved Wednesday night to end the partial shutdown and prevent a possible default was, of course, filled with goodies that are totally unrelated to the real purpose of the bill.

There's a little pork in that bill: The 5 most surprising provisions in the debt deal

OutFront: Tom Foreman has the report.


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