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Local Demands Testing Spending Issue Rhetoric

AP | BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — First-term Republican Rep. Tim Scott of Charleston, S.C., says he's looking for "any way in the world" to get federal money to expa...

DeMint Forces Internal GOP Battle Over Earmark Ban

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Fresh off the tea party's show of election might, GOP Sen. Jim DeMint said Tuesday he'll force a showdown next week with Senate Min...

Mitch McConnell & Jim DeMint Embroiled In Intense GOP Power Struggle: Who's Really The Leader?

McClatchy | James Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jim DeMint won one of the biggest legislative victories of his career Monday when Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell agreed to the South Caro...

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...