US President Barack Obama outlined his budget proposal for fiscal year 2012 on Monday, reports The New York Times. Obama says that his budget plan will reduce the projected budget deficit over the next 10 years by about 10 percent while investing in education, infrastructure, and research. "Republicans rejected Mr.

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