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Sen. McCain mentions TCS work on the Earmarks Request Database on the Senate Floor

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December 14, 2010
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Dec. 14, 2010

Taxpayers for Common Sense was mentioned by Senator John McCain (R-AZ) on the Senate floor today about our work on the FY 2011 Earmarks Request Database.  Working with Taxpayers Against Earmarks and WashingtonWatch.com, Taxpayers for Common Sense identified over 39,000 requested earmarks worth $130 billion.

Video of Senator McCain's speech can be viewed below.  The speech can also be viewed here.

 

 

 

 





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