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Quote of the Day: Sunlight Foundation on Disparity in Earmarks

October 11th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

“And here’s an bizarre solution suggested: members of the Congressional Black Caucus have called on the House leadership to address the disparity. Rep. William Lacy Clay of St. Louis and Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) of Kansas City suggest expanding the House Appropriations Committee by two members, with both seats going to black reps.”  Read more…

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MOPNS: Clay: “Not Enough Earmark Money Going to My Sister, I Mean District!

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