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