GOP Cranks Up Pork-Barrel Spending

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Congressional Republicans are once again embracing pork-barrel spending, more than doubling the amount spent on earmarks since the last fiscal year.

Citizens Against Government Waste, or CAGW,  publishes "The Congressional Pig Book," which chronicles spending on earmarks each year.  According to the book, 232 earmarks are part of the appropriations process for Fiscal Year 2018, a 42 percent increase from 2017.  Those earmarks total $14.7 billion, a 116 percent jump from just a year ... See More

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