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Watchdogs spurn Bush's vow of earmark veto

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / January 29, 2008

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WASHINGTON - Government-spending watchdogs yesterday swiftly condemned President Bush's announcement of a new initiative against congressional earmarking of funds for pet projects, saying that the White House's plan was empty rhetoric because it will not kick in until Bush is about to leave office. (Full article: 580 words)

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