Numbers: Apr. 7, 2003

340,000 Number of U.S. troops expected in Gulf War II after reinforcements arrive

540,000 Total number of American troops deployed in the six-week Persian Gulf War in 1991

$74.7 billion Amount Bush has requested from Congress to pay for the war in Iraq

6 Number of months that money is supposed to last

77.6 Index of consumer confidence during March, the lowest in nearly 10 years

25% Increase in sales of U.S. flags this year over 2002

24,645 Number of civilians immunized thus far against smallpox

2 Number of people who have died from the vaccine

23% Drop in...

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