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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Earmarks Abound Despite Declared Moratorium


“Members of the House and the Senate attempted to pack hundreds of special spending provisions into at least 10 bills in the summer and fall, less than a year after congressional leaders declared a moratorium on earmarks, congressional records show.” (Washington Post)

There’s an election ahead.

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