Numbers: Sep. 15, 2003

93,000 Number of U.S. jobs lost in August, the highest monthly total since March

80,000 Average number of jobs lost each month since the start of the Bush presidency

140,000 Estimated number of U.S. troops in Iraq

40,000 to 65,000 Maximum number of active-duty troops the U.S. can sustain in Iraq after next March, if the Pentagon sticks to its one-year rotation plan, according to a Congressional Budget Office report

70% Percentage of their prescribed medicine taken by AIDS patients in the U.S.

90% Percentage of their prescribed medicine taken by AIDS patients in Africa

10¢ Amount of a proposed tax...

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