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CAGW's Prime Cuts Hones in On Programmatic Waste

Every year, Citizens Against Government Waste produces Prime Cuts, a comprehensive list of spending cuts that could be used by Congress to reduce spending and keep the budget under the Budget Control Act spending caps.

Leslie Paige September 4, 2013
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Will Earmarks Make a Comeback?

In today’s (August 26, 2013 ) National Journal, there is a column by Fawn Johnson entitled, “Does the Earmark Moratorium Hurt Congress?” (The National Journal is a subscription

CAGW Staff August 26, 2013
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Stay Vigilant!

In today’s Congressional Quarterly, the headline reads, “Senate Democrats Weigh Sequester-Replacement Plans for September Votes” immediately followed by “the White House tries to broker a bipartisan budget deal with a small group of Republicans.”

CAGW Staff August 1, 2013
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Gridlock is Good

Last week, the NBC News and the WSJ released a poll on Congress’s and President Obama’s approval ratings.  The Wall Street Journal states, “Rising frustration over partisan gridlock in Washington has dama

CAGW Staff July 29, 2013
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Mixed News on Defense

The summer appropriations process for the Department of Defense (DOD), beginning with the initial authorizing bills, has thus far brought a mixed bag of news.

Sean Kennedy June 7, 2013
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Forever Red in Illinois

As the Illinois legislature winds up the 2013 session by creating a new $750,000 “Forever Green Illinois Program” (it's really there on pp.

Thomas Schatz May 31, 2013
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End of the Line for MEADS

The Obama Administration may have just hammered the last nail into the coffin of the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS).

Sean Kennedy April 12, 2013
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Congress Ends the End of Saturday Delivery

A little-known but costly rider to the fiscal year 2013 continuing resolution has forced the U.S. Postal Service to withdraw its proposal to end Saturday delivery.

Thomas Schatz April 11, 2013
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Disaster Relief Blows Away

Adding taxpayer insult to personal and business injury, hundreds of millions of dollars have been squandered in an effort to help those affected by the unprecedented storm.

Thomas Schatz April 4, 2013
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Government Waste TV

There are more than enough egregious examples of mismanagement and inefficiency to create "Government Waste TV."

Thomas Schatz March 29, 2013
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Pay No Attention to Those Political Appointees Behind the Curtain

Recently, the Washington Examiner’s Paul Bedard informed readers that President’s Obama’s top political appointees make an average of $142,691 annually.

CAGW Staff March 11, 2013
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More Hysterics from Organizing for Action

Just got hold of yet another email from Organizing for Action, President Obama’s perpetual campaign operation, about the sequester.

CAGW Staff March 11, 2013

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