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Friday, February 13, 2009

Obama, Durbin, Blagojevich, and K Street get biggest earmark in history

President Obama's stimulus bill is supposedly earmark-free. My Examiner column digs through the details reveals a different story.
What do you get when you combine impeached former Illinois Democratic governor Rod Blagojevich, legendary K Street lobbying firm Cassidy & Associates, Senate appropriator Dick Durbin, D-IL, President Barack Obama, former Democratic House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt of Missouri, and the largest spending bill in the history of the planet?

You get the costliest earmark Washington has ever seen.
Read the whole thing here.

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