84
      Wednesday
      94 / 75
      Thursday
      93 / 73
      Friday
      90 / 75

      Earmarks and the spending bill

      On Friday, President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion measure to fund the government. The appropriations committee swears there's no pork, but some lawmakers have a different perspective.

      Ryan Alexander, president of the non-partisan Taxpayers for Common Sense, discussed earmarks and the spending bill with Capital Insider.