House Dems: Roll Out the Pork Barrel Funding

House Dems: Roll Out the Pork Barrel FundingHouse Democrats reportedly might resurrect a practice derisively known as “pork-barrel spending.” In a letter to her Democratic colleagues, Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., the incoming chairwoman of the powerful Appropriations Committee, hinted earmarks — or “congressionally directed spending” — would … Read More

House Dems: Roll Out the Pork Barrel Funding

McConnell, Schumer Re-elected as Senate Leaders

McConnell, Schumer Re-elected as Senate LeadersKentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell on Wednesday was re-elected majority leader of the Senate Republican conference, as Democrats voted to keep New York Sen. Chuck Schumer as their leader. Both were voted by acclamation, Fox News is told. McConnell was nominated … Read More

McConnell, Schumer Re-elected as Senate Leaders