Daily Revolt

June 03, 2007

Democrats Hide Pet Projects from Voters

Did you really believe that the Democrats would be any different than the Republicans when they came into power:
After promising unprecedented openness regarding Congress' pork barrel practices, House Democrats are moving in the opposite direction as they draw up spending bills for the upcoming budget year.

Democrats are sidestepping rules approved their first day in power in January to clearly identify "earmarks" — lawmakers' requests for specific projects and contracts for their states.

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