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Obama on earmarks — then and now

Mike Allen at Politico takes notice of Obama's 180 on earmarks. Here's…

 

How McConnell outfoxed Reid on the omnibus

In this season of thanksgiving, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and…

 

Omnibus includes $12 million for demolition projects

Demolishing blighted buildings isn’t cheap. Five communities in the Midwest are slated…

 

Senate shuns push for elimination of lawmakers’ pet projects

WHAT: By a nearly 3-2 margin, the Senate voted to let lawmakers…

A backlash against earmarks

Signs of a new political culture abound. Call it the era of…

Congress can prove it’s not a game show

Want to know what’s wrong with Congress? Just read what Rep. Nick…

McConnell on earmark ban: We're serious about cutting spending

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., reversed course and announced Monday he…

Write down the date and time: DeMint praises McConnell

You won’t see this happen too often, so I’d advise you to…

House chairman lets in some sunlight on transportation earmarks

Kudos to Rep. Jim Oberstar, D-Minn., chairman of the House Transportation Committee…

FROM DC: The rest of Murtha's Mob

A computer analysis released by the Center for Public Integrity found that…