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U.S. to Ask for More Funds for Iraq

The Bush administration is expected to ask Congress for a significant increase in funds for the reconstruction of Iraq. U.S. Iraq administrator Paul Bremer says he is seeking another $3 billion. Members of Congress say the initial $2.5 billion supplemental appropriation for Iraq is all but spent. Hear NPR's Vicky O'Hara.

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Vicky O'Hara
Victoria (Vicky) O'Hara is a diplomatic correspondent for NPR. Her coverage of the State Department and foreign policy issues can be heard on the award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition as well as on NPR's newscasts.