The charts below depict discretionary spending for Cabinet-level agencies from fiscal 2008-2013. 2012 and 2013 numbers are estimates only. Scroll over the line graphs to see budget levels for each agency by year. (Information from WhiteHouse.gov. Table 5.4.)
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