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Minority Leader Supports Earmark Ban

By: CBS
By: CBS

The senate's top republican now supports a ban on pork barrel spending, or earmarks.

Sen. Mitch McConnell reversed his long-time support of the practice, saying Americans view earmarks as out-of-control government spending.

Many newly-elected tea party republicans campaigned against earmarks.


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