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Congress looks to restore pension funds for military retirees

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By Jillian Idle

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014
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Congress is moving quickly to reverse a 1 percent cut to military retirees' annual pension increases, a move affecting more than 50,000 Arizona retirees. But the Senate is arguing over how - or if - it can find $6 billion in other budget cuts to pay for the pension change. Cronkite News' Jillian Idle reports from Washington.

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