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A Missed Opportunity

Given the millions and millions of jobs we have lost across America, does tattoo removal for gang...

No Pork in the Stimulus?

Norah O’Donnell got me again. I admit it. I was on her show yesterday, and she caught me with a...

Hypocrisy in Full Measure

I never thought earmark reform was going to be that big of a deal as a political issue. The...

More Pork Than a Spit-Roasted Pig

The 110th Congress has been in office less than one month and the new Democratic leadership is...

The Budget Process Is Broken

When I’m out on the campaign trail, I find that working Iowans are unhappy about the way their tax...

Google Maps track federal spending

Want to keep track of the massive flow of federal tax dollars in recent months? Google it. More and...

Hot on The Hill right now

You've probably already had lunch, but here's a subtle dose of irony for dessert. And some more...

It's the Little Things that Count

Whether it’s a couple million for their district or $25 million for their husbands (hey, she’s not...

Obnoxious Pork

House Democratic leaders are trying to paste over their members' differences on how to micromanage...

Keeping Emergency Responses Responsible

The practice of loading up emergency appropriations bills with pork and other non-emergency items...