Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., is a leading opponent of earmarks in the U.S. Senate.
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., is a leading opponent of earmarks in the U.S. Senate. Alex Brandon AP
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., is a leading opponent of earmarks in the U.S. Senate. Alex Brandon AP

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