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Roll Call Confirms Democrats' "Earmark-Free" '07 Spending Bill Contains Funding For Hidden Earmarks

February 07, 2007

Last week House Republicans exposed the fact that the massive spending bill passed by House Democrats for FY 2007 includes hundreds of millions of dollars worth of funding for hidden earmarks, despite Democratic leaders' public pledge that their spending bill would be “earmark-free.” Today the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call provides additional confirmation of the Democrats' hidden earmark scheme, reporting that Members and lobbyists have been quietly calling federal agencies to ensure their hidden projects will be funded by the money in the m Read More

GOP Measure Supports Funding For America's Troops - Will Dems Allow Vote?

February 07, 2007

A move by Senate Democrats to refuse a vote on a GOP measure stating that Congress will not cut off funding for American troops serving in harm's way has ignited a firestorm of criticism. Even the New York Times took Senate Democrats to task this morning: Read More

GOP Measure Supports Funding For America's Troops - Will Dems Allow Vote?

February 06, 2007

A move by Senate Democrats to refuse a vote on a GOP measure stating that Congress will not cut off funding for American troops serving in harm's way has ignited a firestorm of criticism. Even the New York Times took Senate Democrats to task this morning: Read More

Roll Call Confirms Democrats' "Earmark-Free" '07 Spending Bill Contains Funding For Hidden Earmarks

February 06, 2007

Last week House Republicans exposed the fact that the massive spending bill passed by House Democrats for FY 2007 includes hundreds of millions of dollars worth of funding for hidden earmarks, despite Democratic leaders' public pledge that their spending bill would be “earmark-free.” Today the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call provides additional confirmation of the Democrats' hidden earmark scheme, reporting that Members and lobbyists have been quietly calling federal agencies to ensure their hidden projects will be funded by the money in the mass Read More

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