House GOP To Debate Bringing Earmarks Back

House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, and Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., the top Democrat on the committee, will hold hearings on earmarks this week.

The House Rules Committee will hold two days of hearings this week over whether Congress should reconsider the 2011 earmark ban.

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