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Can you solve the budget puzzle?

The New York Times has an interactive puzzle that lets you make decisions about fixing the budget.

There’s a list of ways you can close the budget gap. Click on the box next to the item.

Reducing the federal workforce by 10 percent is projected to save $12 billion by 2015 in the deficit. Reducing troops in Iraq and Afghanistan to 30,000 by 2013 saves $86 billion.

You are done when you’ve closed the budget gaps for 2015 and 2030.

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