From time to time, one is tempted to believe that some members of Congress do live in a parallel universe. In the recent past, they have repeatedly criticized the billions of dollars in government contracts that the administration has issued without competition for reconstruction efforts in Iraq and the Gulf Coast. In fact, Congress has repeatedly voted to end or limit these “no-bid

This week’s common sense award should go to Senator Tom CoburnThomas (Tom) Allen CoburnThe Hill's Morning Report — Presented by PhRMA — Worries grow about political violence as midterms approach President Trump’s war on federal waste American patients face too many hurdles in regard to health-care access MORE (R-OK) for introducing this important amendment.

Yesterday, a politically diverse group of ten taxpayer and good government groups released a letter urging members of the House to do away with “No-Bid Earmarks