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Backstory: Earmarks

Thursday, February 10, 2011

We’ll explore how the Congressional earmarks process works, its history, why it has become so controversial and whether earmarks are a “necessary evil.” We’ll speak with Steve Ellis, Vice President of Taxpayers for Common Sense, and Dave Levinthal, editor of OpenSecrets.org.

Guests:

Steve Ellis and Dave Levinthal

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Comments [1]

Amy from Manhattan

Is the question whether earmarks are a necessary evil or whether they're necessarily evil?

Feb. 10 2011 01:59 PM

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