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Paul Jacob  |  February 22, 2021

By Paul Jacob, includes “… ‘Congress is about to bring back its secret weapon,’ CNN headlined a column yesterday. Congress? Weapon? Be afraid. Be very afraid. ‘Earmarks are back,’ Chris Cillizza immediately informs readers … ‘This is a sneaky big deal,’ offers Cillizza … ‘And a massive win for party leaders of both parties.’  … What’s not to like for an incumbent politician? They get to hand out money right in their districts, with their name attached to it. As long as a member of Congress plays ball.” 

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