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Earmarks Ban

Michael McAuliff

Reid Defends Earmarks, Says Obama Is 'Wrong'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Harry Reid (D-Nev.) emphatically broke with President Barack Obama and other reform-minded Democrats Tuesday, saying the...

GOP Senators Back Earmark Ban After Requesting MILLIONS In Pork

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing & Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GOP senators have begun sharpening their swords for an epic face-off over a proposed earmark ban, a measure that some members of Congress believe must...

Senate Republicans Consider Divisive Earmark Ban

Roll Call | John Stanton and Jackie Kucinich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Republicans, who remain deeply divided over how to handle the controversial issue of earmarks, will meet this week to hash out whether they sho...

Budget Would Torpedo Bush's Tax Cuts

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate rejected calls from both parties' presidential candidates to take an election-year break from pork-barrel spending as a ...