Congressional Earmarks

Laura Blessing, a senior fellow at Georgetown University’s Government Affairs Institute, delivered a lecture on the self-imposed ban on… read more

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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Congressional Earmarks

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Program ID:
450334-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 21, 2018 | 1:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Aug 22, 2018 | 11:45am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 21, 2018 | 1:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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