Republicans Join McConnell on Earmark Ban

By Erin McPike - November 16, 2010

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's decision Monday to back a ban on earmarks jolted the GOP, as other influential Republicans quickly followed suit and the Club for Growth praised the Republican leader. In a speech on the Senate floor on Monday, McConnell said he would join House Republican leadership in switching course to support a ban on earmarks during the next Congress after listening...

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