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Your Money, Their Projects (Pet Projects) Part II #876660

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 30, 2007
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(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Keeping Them Honest report re-introduced.

(Washington: Drew Griffin) Earmarked projects for museums in their districts asked for by members on Congress featured; project statistics cited. CNN's efforts to get members of Congress to talk about their earmarked projects reiterated; photos show of three Democrats who were too busy to talk. [Republican Representative John BOEHNER - talks about controlling the earmarked projects.] The reaction to the CNN stories discussed; statement from Representative Buck McKeon about his mule community museum and earmarked projects quoted.

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) President Bush's criticism of Congress for failing to do the people's work noted. [BUSH - says Congress is not getting its work done.]

(Washington: Candy Crowley) Why the government seems to be broken examined; scenes shown from Congress while the day's House and Senate business is reviewed. [In suburban Chicago, Richard GANTT†- says nothing changes as members of Congress live a fantasy life.] CNN poll findings on the public's dim view of Congress outlined on screen. [Elk Grove Village, Illinois, Mayor Craig JOHNSON†- calls Congress "inept."]

Reporter(s):
O'Brien, Soledad;
Griffin, Drew;
Crowley, Candy
Duration:
00:06:30

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