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Earmark Changes Unveiled

Flake said he is preparing a list of additional reforms he would like to see to the process, including a ban on giving earmarks to firms run by campaign contributors — a frequent practice for some Members.

Alluding to the charges against Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D), Flake asked, “What’s the difference between selling a Senate seat and delivering a bunch of contracts for campaign cash?”

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