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Democrats Earmarks

Sam Stein

Gibbs Doesn't See A 'Come To Jesus' Moment On Earmarks Between Obama And Reid | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration isn't shying away from the president's threat to veto any piece of legislation that includes earmarks, despite ...

Earmark Ban Supporters Find New Ways To Funnel Government Money Into Pet Projects

The New York Times | Ron Nixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No one was more critical than Representative Mark Steven Kirk when President Obama and the Democratic majority in the Congress sought passage last yea...

Report Reveals 39,294 Earmark Requests Exceeding $100 Billion In Just One Year

Politico | Manu Raju | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Members of Congress requested almost 40,000 earmarks that exceeded $100 billion directed to their home districts and states for the current fiscal yea...