Every federal budget is an exercise in trade-offs — especially budgets that aim to shrunk the deficit. Some programs get pared back. Others get protected or even expanded. Some taxpayers end up paying more, others pay less.

So here’s a quick rundown of the biggest policy winners and losers in the White House’s $3.78 trillion budget for 2014, which would cut $1 trillion in spending and raise $800 billion in new revenue over the next ten years. It’s a good way of identifying where President Obama’s priorities are.

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