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Democratic senator finds House defense bill riddled with earmarks
Skeeve
More "do as we say, not as we do" political crap.

House Republicans banned earmarks, a top symbol of congressional profligacy, after they won control of the chamber last fall in a wave of voter anger over excessive government spending.

But more than half of the amendments to this year's House Department of Defense authorization bill were earmarks, according to Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, a leading congressional critic of the practice.


Complete article at [url=http://www.stripes.com/news/us/democratic-senator-finds-house-defense-bill-riddled-with-earmarks-1.163284]Stars and Stripes[/url]
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