Battle Over Earmarks Ushers in McCain vs. Obama II

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is following through on one campaign pledge even though he failed to win the White House. "I will make them famous," said McCain in nearly every public appearance he made over the course of two years on the campaign trail. He was speaking of members of Congress who slipped earmarks into appropriations bills to get some federal dollars flowing to pet projects back home. Of course, McCain envisioned highlighting those earmarks that he has railed against for years from...Full Story
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