Pork-barrel spending in Congress plummets

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    This appears to be good news. Apparently the new Congress is actually backing up some of its talk. Well done.
     
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    Actually with the rules changes we wont know untill the bills are passed if there is pork or not. And who changed those rules?
     
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    It's not so much Democrats wanting to reduce pork (which they don't) and more about the divided government between the legislative branch and executive branch causing relative legislative gridlock.

    This is what happens when one party controls Congress and the other the Presidency, oftentimes. Trust me, if the Democrats controlled the White House along with Congress, spending would be through the roof.
     

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