President's Inner Circle has Earmarks in Omnibus Bill

by Benjamin Domenech on 2:37 am February 27, 2009

Funny how items show up in spending bills without any notice — like an earmark for a president who promised not to seek any. President Obama, who took a no-earmark pledge on the campaign trail, is listed as one of dozens of cosponsors of a $7.7 million set-aside in the fiscal 2009 omnibus spending bill passed by the House on Wednesday. But not for long.

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