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Democrats Plan to Re-Introduce Earmarks in New Congress

Incoming House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) told reporters Tuesday that Democrats plan to re-introduce earmarks, a practice through which individual members of Congress attach request special funding requests to bills.

Drain the Swamp Donald Trump rally (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Federal Budget Deficit Rises 17 Percent

Spending jumped higher in 2018, so the budget deficit is higher despite a rise in tax revenue. There are no signs that this poses a risk to the Trump boom.

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 19: A statue of the first United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton stands in front of the U.S. Treasury September 19, 2008 in Washington, DC. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced that the Treasury will insure money market mutual funds as one part of a massive …

Pollak: Democrats Opposed Every Policy Boosting the Economy

Former President Barack Obama tried to claim credit for President Donald Trump’s economic success. Obama admitted that the U.S. economy was “great,” but mocked Republicans for calling it a “miracle” after trashing his own economic policies.

Nancy Pelosi gavel (Chip Somodevilla / Getty)

Jerry Brown to Leave Office With $13.5 Billion Rainy Day Fund

California Gov. Jerry Brown has submitted his May revised 2018-2019 budget, which indicates he will leave office in January with the maximum $13.5 billion rainy-day fund. Brown, a liberal Democrat, has complained that no politician should face the type of

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Mo Brooks: I’d Rather Spend Money on Soldiers Than on a Parade

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL) slammed the Senate budget deal and argued that federal dollars should be spent on improving the military and not a military parade. Brooks said, “When you have the kind of

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Breitbart Obtains Controversial Expenditures List in Fight for Control of Florida GOP

The chairmanship of the Florida Republican party is up for grabs January 14th, and Breitbart News has obtained a list of potentially controversial reimbursements that could impact the race between incumbent chairman, Florida representative and Marco Rubio ally Blaise Ingoglia, and Trump supporter Christian Ziegler.

Rep. Blaise Ingoglia, R-Spring Hill debates the health care bill during session, Friday, June 5, 2015, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)

Palin To #NeverTrump: ‘You’re Either With Us Or You’re Against Us’

2008 Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin blasted supporters of the #NeverTrump faction from a stage Friday in Denver for fueling Hillary Clinton’s path to victory with “dynamite” as she called them on the carpet, “You’re either with us or you’re against us.”

DENVER, CO - JULY 01: Former Alaska Governor and 2008 Republican Party nominee for Vice President Sarah Palin speaks at the 2016 Western Conservative Summit at the Colorado Convention Center on July 1, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. The Summit, being held July 1-3, is expected to attract more than 4,000 …

U.S. to Cut Millions in Aid to Turkey over Misuse, Mismanagement of Funds

The United States government is cutting off millions of dollars worth of aid and is launching a probe into a network of NGO’s, companies, and employees in Turkey that have colluded to overcharge the U.S. government for basic aid it is providing to Turkey, as it settles thousands of Syrian refugees.

Migrants stand behind a fence at the Nizip refugee camp in Gaziantep province, southeastern Turkey, Saturday, April 23, 2016. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and top European Union officials, under pressure to reassess a migrant deportation deal with Turkey, are traveling close to Turkey's border with Syria on Saturday in a …

Kids Pay Big Money for AAU Officials’ Bloated Paychecks

The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) touts itself as “dedicated exclusively” to amateur sports, but a new investigation shows that the amateurs are floating some awfully big-league paychecks for the union’s officials, including a million-dollar golden parachute to a former president.

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Kamala Harris: Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has replaced campaign manager Rory Steele after her campaign, flush with cash, spent nearly all of it.

Kamala Harris (Stan Honda / AFP / Getty)

Watch: Jindal, Huckabee Spar Over Spending Records

Republican presidential candidates Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee sparred over their spending records during Tuesday’s GOP undercard presidential debate on Fox Business Network. After Jindal said he was the only candidate who has cut government

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Kamala Harris: Raising Money—and Spending It

In the last three months, California Attorney General Kamala Harris has pulled out all the stops in her campaign for the U.S. Senate, spending $1.4 million of the $1.8 million she raised while amassing another $400,000 in debts.

Kamala Harris (AP)