Behind the Numbers: Polls; Washington Post poll; earmark


Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 11/15/2010

Voters send mixed messages on earmarks

Most Americans want their member of Congress to fight for spending to spur local job creation, complicating the politics around the new Republican initiative to ban congressional earmarks. In an October Post-Kaiser-Harvard poll, 58 percent of Americans said they want their congressional representatives to focus on what's best for the...

By Jon Cohen  |  03:36 PM ET, 11/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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