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You Can’t Spell “Earmark” Without an “R”
For Immediate Release:
February 24, 2009
Katie Grant Stephanie Lundberg (202) 225 - 3130
As the House begins debate on the FY09 Consolidated Appropriations Act this week, Republicans are continuing to try to sweep their history under the rug and convince the American people that they are committed to fiscal responsibility. But their record on earmarks, and the amount of earmarks contained in the omnibus appropriations bill make it clear that Republicans are just using this as another political ploy.