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Republican earmark ban fails Senate vote

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North Carolina's senators stood divided today as a Republican push to eliminate pet projects failed.

Republican Richard Burr supported the proposed three-year ban on earmarks, while Democrat Kay Hagan joined the 56 senators voting against the ban.

The proposal would have effectively forbidden the Senate from considering legislation containing earmarks like road and bridge projects, grants to police departments and special-interest tax breaks.

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Kay is nothing but a lock and step LIBERAL....she is next on the chopping block! It seems that the DUMBocrats in the Senate...just didn't get what happened on election day a few weeks back....THEY are to be replaced....keep it up!

Deficit Reduction

So FIRST, what is your idea on how to reduce the debt? Or do Teabaggers only call people names?