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BRIAN HOWEY: Pro-earmark doesn't mean pro-deficit

BRIAN HOWEY: Pro-earmark doesn't mean pro-deficit

A cornerstone to Richard Mourdock's Republican primary challenge to U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar has been his vociferous opposition to congressional earmarks.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am

Dredging up a 2008 earmark by Rep. Donnelly

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind., is the king of the earmarks, right? Isn't that what conventional wisdom and past experience would have Northwest Indiana residents believe? Yet Visclosky wasn't mentioned in a Washington Post report Monday about the use of earmarks to fund projects near lawm…

February 07, 2012 6:18 pm

YOUNG VOICES: Trimming nation's fiscal fat starts with cutting out pork

If there is one issue concerning the future of America's youths that must be addressed, and soon, it is the financial state of our country. Nothing else is as pressing an issue then this country's apparent need to spend beyond its means.

December 13, 2010 12:00 am

An earful on earmarks

As the U.S. Senate discusses the efficacy of earmarks, Rasmussen Reports has released the results of a public opinion poll on that topic.

November 19, 2010 10:02 am
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