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Economy: Budget Bill / Earmarks #982698

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 15, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The Senate's budget bill to keep the government running, including 400,000 dollars to commemorate Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's visit to Iowa, reported.


(Washington: Sharyl Attkission) The earmarks in the spending bill examined; examples of the spending by Republicans and Democrats cited and outlined on screen. [Senator Mitch McCONNELL; November 11, President OBAMA - speak about earmarks.] [Taxpayers for Common Sense Ryan ALEXANDER†- comments on earmarks and the late Representative John Murtha, whose memorial will be funded via earmarks.]

Couric, Katie

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