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To avoid government shutdown, GOP must pass Billions of White House added Pork prior to election

September 15, 2010 politisite 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite coming under daily assault from Republicans over spending, the Obama administration is pushing a $20 billion-plus pre-election shopping list on its Democratic allies in Congress as they prepare must-pass legislation to prevent a government shutdown next month. Republicans are protesting the spending requests, which include $1.9 billion for grants to better-performing schools, financial help for the Postal Service and more than $4 billion requested by the […]