CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 04, 2008
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(Washington: Joe Johns) The murky world of government earmark projects examined; details given about projects to teach character development through golf, a Las Vegas museum, a minor league stadium in Billings and research in France on the fruit fly with Senator Thad Cochran running up the most earmarks. [Taxpayers for Common Sense Steve ELLIS- says Las Vegas oozes money and could pay for the museum.] [COCHRAN - defends allocating the resources through the Congress.] The earmark requests from Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama discussed.
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