'Tis The Season of 'Pork': Congress Gifts $4B in Earmarks

Just weeks before returning to their districts for Christmas, Congress is poised to give the gift of pork – roughly $4 billion of it. More than 5,000 earmarks were included in the $447 billion omnibus spending bill passed yesterday by the House, funding "pet projects" of key members of Congress from both parties and all regions of the country. The Senate will vote on the bill this weekend. Watch Jonathan Karl's report on "World News" tonight at 6:30 ET. "We should be embarrassed by this...Full Story
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