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Uproar Over Bloated Sandy Aid Package

U.S. Capitol file photo

(Heritage Foundation: Morning Bell – Amy Payne – January 3, 2013 – http://blog.heritage.org/2013/01/03/morning-bell-uproar-over-bloated-sandy-aid-package/) Leaders from New Jersey and New York blew up yesterday after House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) postponed a vote on an aid package related to Hurricane Sandy. But the bill is so loaded with pork projects that these officials should consider directing their anger at the Obama Administration, which is hijacking the