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Pork per Capita State Map

States receive disproportionate amounts of federal money in the form of congressional earmarks, often referred to as “pork”. The Republican ticket for president represents both ends of the spectrum with Senator John McCain’s Arizona receiving $14 per person and Governor Sarah Palin’s Alaska receiving the most $555 per person. Map and Article from CNN Federal […]

John McCain selects Sarah Palin as Running Mate

Senator John McCain has selected Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to be his running mate. With Alaska’s three electoral votes fairly safe for Republicans, this choice was clearly not based on geography, but demographics and it appears that McCain is betting that the choice of Palin will help him win over unsatisfied former Hillary Clinton supporters. […]

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