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Eyes on Earmarks

Today, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) updated its earmark database with details on 13,496 earmarks totaling more than $19 billion for Fiscal Year 2005 appropriations.  This database is available to the public on OMB’s web site

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The State of the Race for the House

Way back in January, I went through the then-34 seats where a Republican incumbent was retiring and concluded that most were in deeply red districts and not likely to flip to Democrats. Pollsters and media organizations are less inclined to conduct surveys of House races, both because there’s less public ... Read More
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Warren Is a Fraud

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) has been telling a story for years. It’s a deeply romantic story about her parents and their young love, fraught with the familial bigotry of an earlier time. Here’s how she told it this week in a video she released in preparation for her 2020 run: My daddy always said he ... Read More