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Washington Post Releases Detailed Report on Congressional Earmarks

The Washington Post’s Tuesday editions carry this comprehensive report on Congressional earmarks and it will report that Congressionla Representatives steered earmarks towards projects within two miles of personal property they own. The report hits both parties hard. Of the 33 members of Congress who were tracked by the Post, 22 were Republicans. From the story:  “Thirty-three…

OC Republican Congressional Delegation Turns Their Backs on 9/11 Heroes

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4zwCMf8dsc[/youtube] Congressman Anthony Weiner of New York is to be commended for showing the backbone so many Congressional Democrats seem to lack from time to time.  With the House of Representatives trying to re-open the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund for 9/11 first responders whose health has been affected. and keep it open through 2031, the Republicans blocked…