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Presidential earmarks number 1,648 for a total of $16.38 billion, while Congressional earmarks total $15.33 billion.
The clincher was approval of $70 billion to continue the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Organizations urged to show respect and provide opportunities for growth and training.
Questions raised about a $2.17 million small business contract for West Coast naval bases.
Contract for 179 planes to replace the Air Force's aging KC-135 tanker fleet is worth $40 billion.
Increase would be phased in over four years and then indexed to inflation.
Provision prohibits agencies from collecting search fees if they fail to respond to a request in 20 days.
Bush's aides say the president will sign the $560 billion measure.