Clinton boasts wealth of earmarks

June 2007
Hill;6/13/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 70, p10
The article reports that presidential hopeful Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, a democrat in New York, has secured more earmarks in the fiscal 2008 defense authorization bill than any other Democrat except Senator Carl Levin of Michigan. The bill contains about $5.4 billion in earmarks or projects not requested by the Pentagon, where Clinton is among the junior Democrats on the panel. Moreover, Clinton with Senator Charles Schumer, has secured $2 million for blast trauma detection research.


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