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Obama Pushes Bill To Cut Earmarks, Wasteful Spending

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama sent legislation to Congress on Monday that would allow him to force lawmakers to vote on cutting earmarks a...

Obama, Clinton Join Earmarks Moratorium

Politico | David Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After months of partisan sniping, the great earmarks debate in Congress may be collapsing in a marriage of political convenience between conservatives...

Clinton Earmarks Land Her In Top Ten In Senate

Washington Post | Paul Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton helped secure more than $340 million worth of home-state projects in last year's spending bills, placing her among the top...