'If The Republicans Really Want To Lose Congress, Just Do This'

Politics | Kathryn Watson

‘The tone-deafness of this is amazing’

They're Back! Congress Caught Hiding Earmarks In Bills

Politics | Ethan Barton
A pig waits in a pen to be taken to the judging ring on the opening day of the Royal Bath and West Show at the Royal Bath and West Showground near Shepton Mallet on May 27, 2015 in Somerset, England. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

‘Earmarks have been scattered through the legislative and report language, requiring substantial detective work to unearth each project.’

They're Back! Congress Snuck $4.2 Billion Earmarks Despite 2011 Moratorium

Politics | Ethan Barton

Spending through earmarks increased by $1.5 billion since 2014.

Boehner: 'I'm The Most Anti-Establishment Speaker We've Ever Had'

Politics | Alex Pappas

Defended his conservative bona fides

Harry Reid Secured Lots Of Goodies For Nevada In Spending Bill

Politics | Rachel Stoltzfoos
(Photo: Getty Images)

‘A successful lame duck session’

As Landrieu Goes, So Goes Pork: Taxpayers Are Still Fed Up With Earmark Spending

Opinion | Alexandra Booze

From 2008-2010, she was responsible for 436 earmarks.

A Return Of Earmarks? Not So Fast

Opinion | David Williams

The GOP has a responsibility to keep them out of spending bills.

Watch For The Return Of Congressional Earmarks

Opinion | Bill Frezza

It’s a great deal for politicians, but not for the rest of us.

Is Right: Earmarks Belong In The Past

Opinion | David Williams
Speaker of the House John Boehner arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington

They’re not coming back, and that’s a good thing.

Sen. Dick Durbin gave misleading story about his own daughter in Obamacare speech

Politics | Charles C. Johnson

Illinois Democrat misstates insurance law in Land of Lincoln, doesn’t mention millions in earmarks for favored hospital

It's the earmarks

Feature:Opinion | Michael A. Needham & Tim Chapman

The Washington establishment is trying to roll back the earmark moratorium.

Legislative Lowdown: The war on Republicans

Editorial | Brian Darling

The general-election campaign is just getting started, but it’s already getting ugly.

Filmmakers seek gov't funding for 'Museum of Government Waste' - TheDC

Politics | Alex Pappas

Documentary filmmakers try to get government funding for ‘Museum of Government Waste’

Members of Congress profit from earmarks - TheDCNF

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch

Last week the Senate passed the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act, legislation aimed at curbing concerns, first explored by “60 Minutes,” that lawmakers were using their privileged positions to enrich themselves with inside information about public companies. The bill, sure to reach President Obama’s desk in the near future, would require lawmakers and […]

Two cheers for the House transportation bill

op-ed | Joanne Butler

The $260 billion bill is a half-step in the right direction, but do Republicans have the guts to get the rest of the job done?

Rep. McKeon taken to the woodshed for 'his dogged pursuit of pork' - TheDC

Politics | Steven Nelson

Citizens Against Government Waste rebukes McKeon for fund that allegedly circumvents ban on earmarks

Ethics watchdog calls out Rep. Rogers for pork - TheDC

Politics | Alexis Levinson

CREW reports that Rogers helped procure ‘more than $236 million from the federal government since 2000’ for seven Kentucky nonprofits that he helped found

Cool operator: Obama to propose partial budget freeze and earmark ban - ABC News

Politics | interns

After his midterm ‘shellacking,’ Obama said, ‘I’m a strong believer that the earmarking process in Congress isn’t what the American people really want to see’

Mitch Daniels: Earmark issue a 'distraction' - TheDC

Politics | Will Rahn

While congressional Republicans are railing against earmarks, Indiana Governor and possible GOP presidential candidate Mitch Daniels thinks the issue is overblown

'Earmarks' to nowhere: States losing billions - USA Today

Politics | Vince Coglianese

In at least 3,649 earmarks for highway projects, not a single dollar has gone toward its intended purpose