Buying House Votes for Unpopular Legislation

Peanut Gallery: The White House can only buy votes if they are “for sale.” That’s why getting rid of earmarks and those who accept them is so important.

“An examination of “administrative earmarks” around the time of congressional votes on key pieces of President Obama’s agenda suggests the White House used its power to fund local projects as a means to “buy” votes for major legislative efforts.”

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Buying House Votes for Unpopular Legislation.

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