Numbers: Oct. 25, 2004

$137 billion Amount in tax breaks that will go to companies as a result of a tax bill just passed by Congress

$44 million Amount in tariffs on Chinese ceiling fans to be eliminated over two years by the bill, giving a boost to the Home Depot, which imports the fans

51.2 million Number of viewers who watched last week's presidential debate

46.6 million Highest number of viewers for any of the Bush-Gore debates in 2000

$10 million Amount the USDA Forest Service says it plans to bill a teenager who inadvertently started a 16,000-acre wildfire in Washington State in August


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