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Earmark Moratorium

Battle Over Proposed Earmark Ban Heats Up

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress' most unapologetic fan of big-money politics is backing a ban on pork-barrel earmarks and avoiding an early battle with co...

Eliminating Earmarks Cuts No Spending

Sen. Dick Lugar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Dick Lugar

Instead of surrendering Constitutional authority to Washington bureaucrats and the Obama Administration, Congress should focus on reducing spending on both entitlement and discretionary spending programs.

Amanda Terkel

Eric Cantor Opposes Compromise On Extending Bush Tax Cuts | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just as Senate Minority Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has attempted to lower expectations in recent days by saying that Republicans can't real...