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Trump Nostalgic for the Swamp’s Favorite Fuel, Earmarks
Why not bring back the little political trophies pols love so much? It’s not like Trump was serious about “draining the swamp.”
At Long Last, John McCain Has Won the Battle of the Earmarks
Last night Obama vowed to veto any bills with earmarks, which is what McCain has been saying for years.
GOP Immediately Regrets Decision to Ban Earmarks
Republicans are just now wondering how they’re going to pay for projects in their states.
Talk Box: McConnell’s Earmark Flip Encourages at Least One Liberal
But Rachel Maddow is happy to point out his George W. Bush problem.
Tea Party Senators Get Their First Victory
looks set to enact a self-imposed earmark ban.
Boehner Refuses to Rule Out Earmarks
It will not be business as usual here in Washington, D.C.”
House Democrats Vote to Block Earmarks to Private Industry
Republicans will hold intra-party vote on the issue Thursday.
We Give Senator Richard Shelby’s Blanket Hold on Federal Nominees the Catchy Name It Requires
If the Cotton State Cockblock makes it into textbooks, we’ll die happy.
Who Cares About Earmarks?
A lot of people! But should they?