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"… iving.Profile:Ricketts founded the nonprofit in 2010 as "Taxpayers Against Earmarks," but when Congress officially banned Earmarks a few months later, the gr …"

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"… CNN on Feb. 22, and this time the candidates were seated.Santorum’s EarmarksSantorum made one false and one exaggerated statement when defending his e …"

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"… values and to try to undermine his rivals' claims of fiscal conservatism. Earmarks are a hot issue in the GOP race, particularly among conservatives angry a …"

"… rassed if I didn't always ask for federal money whenever I get the chance."Earmarking is the longtime Washington practice in which lawmakers, often …"

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"… hat gave Republicans control of the House and elevated Gingrich to speaker.Earmarks totaled $12.5 billion in fiscal year 1996, the first budget under Gingric …"

"… prior year’s budget bills ($10 billion in Earmarks in fiscal year 1995). Earmarks increased again in fiscal year 1997 — reaching a high of $14.5 billion …"

"… n spending on Earmarks started to decline — a point that McCain ignores. Earmarks dropped to $13.2 billion in fiscal year 1998 and $12 billion in fiscal ye …"

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"… esenting the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and the Sealaska Native CorporationEarmarksBetween 2008 and 2010, Inouye obtained over $1.25 billion in Earmarks, acc …"

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"… here she lobbies on behalf of General Dynamics, Hewlett Packard, and othersEarmarksBetween 2008 and 2010, Lewis secured almost $325 million in Earmarks, acco …"

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"… has been a vice president at lobbying firm Van Scoyoc Associates since 2007EarmarksBetween 2008 and 2010, Young obtained over $475 million in Earmarks, accor …"

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"… Medical Center, Lions Clubs International, and Zerco Systems InternationalEarmarksBetween 2008 and 2010, Rogers obtained $246.4 million in Earmarks, accordi …"

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"… used by lawmakers for years to steer federal monies to their pet projects. Earmarks have become a symbol of corrupt, wasteful Washington spending.“We’re …"

PMA lobbyist pleads guilty

By Aaron Mehta

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"… arks Magliocchetti sought and often received for his clients were illegal. Earmarks are appropriations directed by individual lawmakers that are not part of …"

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"… nd how members are changing their approach, see Two Sides of the Same Earmark)Many universities collaborate with businesses on endeavors that are legiti …"

"… s release with Obey, entitled, “Appropriations Committee Bans For-Profit Earmarks.”But Dicks has himself continued to pursue money for research undertake …"

"… aign and that he awards Earmarks only after careful review of their merits.Earmark UniversityAlso cleared in the investigation was Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, …"

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"… ions Subcommittee, according to a news release issued by the ethics office.Earmarks issued by members of the subcommittee were the subject of two investigati …"

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"… ompanies and their executives who often make large campaign contributions. Earmarks accounted for nearly $16 billion in federal spending in the current fisca …"

"… nted for nearly $16 billion in federal spending in the current fiscal year.Earmark requests approved by the Appropriations Committee will be made known once …"

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"… approve requests for Earmarks that are directed to for-profit entities.” Earmark requests approved by the Appropriations Committee will be made known once …"

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"… November election, fully aware of the public’s growing fear of deficits. Earmarks – while a relatively small part of the federal budget – have long bee …"

"… d in the committee’s fact sheet on the Earmark ban is this statement: “Earmarks exploded when the Republican Party took control of the House of Represent …"

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"… shington, the scramble for cash remains the only way to play, insiders say.Earmarks and stimulus spendingJust last month, for instance, Congress passed its a …"

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"… eeler, an analyst at the Center for Defense Information, is more blunt: “Earmarks and contributions are both legal and constitutional,” he says, “but c …"

"… indings:John Murtha and C.W. Bill Young: The senior EarmarkersMurtha: Earmarks: $48.2 millionContributions: $493,950Young: Earmarks: $21.8 millionContri …"

"… ior EarmarkersMurtha: Earmarks: $48.2 millionContributions: $493,950Young: Earmarks: $21.8 millionContributions: $145,291C.W. Bill Young’s “network” an …"

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