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Obama reaches for relevance with US$4t 2017 budget plan

His proposals, some of which may ultimately be adopted, are set to influence presidential campaign

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Even before Mr Obama released his plan, Republicans criticised it as too expensive and pledged to block the president's agenda.

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US President Barack Obama was to send a fiscal 2017 budget of about US$4 trillion to the Republican-controlled Congress on Tuesday representing his aspirations for the future of the United States. A new tax on oil to fund advanced transportation projects. A "moonshot" to cure

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