Laura Blessing, a senior fellow at Georgetown University’s Government Affairs Institute, delivered a lecture on the self-imposed ban on Congressional earmarks. She talked about the history of the practice of designating money for specific projects, how politics around the practice shifted, and the effects of the House Republican conference’s 2010 ban on earmarks. Afterward, she took questions from the audience. This event was hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. close
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