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January 27, 2012 3:54 PM

Pentagon call for U.S. base closures a political move, lawmakers say

Legislators on Capitol Hill vowed Friday to resist a recommendation from the Pentagon to close unneeded military bases around the country as a way to save money, saying communities could not afford it and defense budget cuts could be made elsewhere.

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