Half of “earmark” spending untouched in GOP bills

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March 24, 2011
USA Today    
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"House Republicans who crafted two short-term spending bills made $5.3 billion in cuts by going after some of Washington's least popular spending: those congressional pet projects known as 'earmarks.' Even so, a congressional report shows they left $4.8 billion in earmarks untouched — and critics of congressional pork say they should go after it." (03/23/11)

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