‘The tone-deafness of this is amazing’
‘Earmarks have been scattered through the legislative and report language, requiring substantial detective work to unearth each project.’
Spending through earmarks increased by $1.5 billion since 2014.
Defended his conservative bona fides
‘A successful lame duck session’
From 2008-2010, she was responsible for 436 earmarks.
The GOP has a responsibility to keep them out of spending bills.
It’s a great deal for politicians, but not for the rest of us.
They’re not coming back, and that’s a good thing.
Illinois Democrat misstates insurance law in Land of Lincoln, doesn’t mention millions in earmarks for favored hospital
The Washington establishment is trying to roll back the earmark moratorium.
The general-election campaign is just getting started, but it’s already getting ugly.
Documentary filmmakers try to get government funding for ‘Museum of Government Waste’
Members of Congress profit from earmarks - TheDCNF
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 […]
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?
Citizens Against Government Waste rebukes McKeon for fund that allegedly circumvents ban on earmarks
CREW reports that Rogers helped procure ‘more than $236 million from the federal government since 2000’ for seven Kentucky nonprofits that he helped found
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’
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
In at least 3,649 earmarks for highway projects, not a single dollar has gone toward its intended purpose