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Funding for Basic Science Has Little Traction in Congress.

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Source(s):CQ Weekly. 7/3/2004, Vol. 62 Issue 27, p1610-1616. 6p. 4 Color Photographs, 5 Black and White Photographs, 2 Charts, 2 Graphs.

Abstract:Discusses the reasons behind the refusal of U.S. legislators to fund scientific research. Information on the Superconducting Supercollider tunnel in Texas; Impact of federal funding for scientific research on the economic status of the U.S.

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Lawmakers Call for Cuts, But Not in Their programs.

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Source(s):CQ Weekly. 1/17/2004, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p148-152. 5p. 4 Color Photographs, 2 Graphs.

Abstract:Reports on the attitude of U.S. legislators when it comes to reducing federal spending. Dilemma being faced by Representative Michael N. Castle, who is pro-spending cuts; Culture in the Congress when it comes to budget cut issues; Remarks from Treasur...

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Gaps Along Racial Lines.

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Source(s):CQ Weekly. 10/1/2007, Vol. 65 Issue 37, p2844-2848. 3p. 2 Color Photographs, 1 Graph.

Abstract:The article reports on the disparity in the distribution of earmarks to white versus minority members of the U.S. House. It states that out of the $4.2 billion in earmarks sponsored by an individual member and included in bills for the fiscal year, whi...

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The Earmark Mill At Murtha's Corner. (cover story)

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Source(s):CQ Weekly. 10/1/2007, Vol. 65 Issue 37, p2842-2844. 3p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Graph.

Abstract:The article talks about the earmarks that are credited to John P. Murtha, who held the top Democratic spot on the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee of the U.S. The influence Murtha has over the distribution of earmarks is discussed. According to the ...

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Managing Portion Sizes. (cover story)

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Source(s):CQ Weekly. 8/6/2012, Vol. 70 Issue 30, p1613-1615. 3p.

Abstract:The article suggests that the U.S. Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) ability to direct spending rates may be used as a tool to buffer the impact of budget sequestration. It argues that OMB could use its "management" responsibility to allocate spe...

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Entitlement Spending Back on the Table.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):CQ Weekly. 3/28/2011, Vol. 69 Issue 13, p676-678. 3p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Chart, 1 Graph.

Abstract:The article focuses on the debate launched in the U.S. Congress over the future costs, benefits and implications of Medicare, Medicaid and even Social Security. It cites the implications of the introduction of the Social Security Protection act that ai...

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An Earmark by Any Other Name.

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Source(s):CQ Weekly. 11/22/2010, Vol. 68 Issue 45, p2698-2700. 3p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Chart.

Abstract:This article focuses on the dispute over the practice of pork barrel spending in the U.S. Congress. Opponents of the earmarks include Republican Senator Jim DeMint, Democrat Mark Udall of Colorado and Republican Tom Coburn of Oklahoma. Supporters inclu...

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Iraq Supplemental Will Pass, But Many Say Well Is Going Dry.

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Source(s):CQ Weekly. 9/27/2003, Vol. 61 Issue 37, p2369-2372. 3p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:Focuses on issues related to the supplemental spending package on the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan, which will soon be enacted by the U.S. Congress. Failure of President George W. Bush to attract international support for the ...

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Spending Bill Gets to Conference, but Big Changes Are Expected.

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Source(s):CQ Weekly. 1/25/2003, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p194. 3p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

Abstract:Focuses on the expected problems concerning the enactment of the proposed fiscal 2003 omnibus appropriations bill of the U.S. Senate. Amount of the proposed budget; Amendments proposed by several legislators; Applications of the budget; Target date of...

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House GOP Leaders Frustrated In Drive for Longer-Term CR.

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Source(s):CQ Weekly. 10/12/2002, Vol. 60 Issue 39, p2647. 3p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

Abstract:Deals with the issue of passing a long-term continuing resolution (CR) initiated by U.S. Republican leaders which would keep the government in full operation until November 22, 2002. Objective of the plan to pass the long-term CR; Reaction of House ap...

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