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Congress questions plan to shrink military
Washington (AP) -- Some Republicans and Democrats have questioned the Obama administration's push for a smaller military.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has proposed to cut the Army to its smallest size in three-quarters of a century.
The Republican head of the House Armed Services Committee, Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, said the administration is trying to "solve our financial problems on the backs of our military."
And his Senate counterpart, Democratic Sen. Carl Levin, said the administration's changes face a "huge challenge."