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Anderson tries to put party on ballot in all 50 states

John Anderson, the former Republican congressman who is likely to run for president again this year, is spending the early weeks of 1984 battling complex laws to get his new National Unity Party on the primary ballot in 50 states.

If the new party gets on the ballot in just 10 states, it would be eligible for $5.8 million in federal funds, based on Mr. Anderson's 1980 showing.

Anderson favors reducing deficits by cutting defense spending; closing tax loopholes, which he said could recover up to $315 billion a year; and levying a

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