Tempest in a Barrel

Baumann, David
February 2006
National Journal;2/11/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p58
The article examines the condition of earmarks on appropriations bills in the U.S. in 2006. It explores the criticisms received by the earmarks. An argument presented by critics that earmarks affect the federal budget is discussed. It also states the factors that would contribute to the survival of the earmarks.


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