Tue, 10 Mar 2009 17:43:57 +0000 – Senate Democrats are expected to win over just enough Republicans to move forward on a controversial $410 billion spending bill by the end of the night on Tuesday.
The earmark-mania evident in the bloated budget is not unique to either party -- both Democrats and Republicans contributed to what Taxpayers for Common Sense estimates are 8,570 disclosed earmarks worth $7.7 billion in the bill that would fund the government through the end of the fiscal year. To read more about this story click here.
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