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January 27, 2011 12:00 AM

Rand Paul's plan to slash federal spending gets criticism, praise

Critics lashed out Wednesday at a proposal by U.S. Sen. Rand Paul to slash numerous federal programs, including food stamps, to save $500 billion in a single year. But Paul's supporters praised him for sticking to his campaign promise to attempt to reduce the size of the federal government.

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