Politics & Government

November 15, 2010 4:58 PM

McConnell joins Senate tea party wing on banning earmarks

With a fresh boost Monday from GOP leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, who previously had opposed such a ban, Senate Republicans are expected on Tuesday to endorse barring earmarks, the practice of inserting thousands of local projects stuffed into legislation that add up to billions of federal dollars.

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