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Nordstrom has testified before on Benghazi
The White House budget calls for a small reduction in defense spending, including cuts to the military's health-care system and costly weapons programs.
Obama reiterated his opposition to a proposal by some Republicans to spare defense cuts, but not other bit-ticket items, such as health care and social services.
Biden sounded almost exasperated as he declared the United States military would leave Afghanistan at the end of 2014.
A little discussed topic shows up early in the debate: the Afghanistan war.
Battles rage as tens of thousands stream into Tahrir Square to protest.
Dozens injured as demonstrators attempt to set up a permanent camp in Tahrir Square.
Families express discontent with the deal between Israel, saying the militant group Hamas, which negotiated the prisoner swap, favored its own at the expense of its rival, Fatah.
Deal is praised by many, but some have concerns that it will lead to more violence.
The once-persecuted minority is increasingly visible and optimistic in wake of Mubarak’s ouster.