Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) Scares Off Steve Rothman
You know who had a really good Christmas? Rep. Scott Garrett had a GREAT Christmas. Garrett, who Erick noted could have had a raw deal from NJ Republicans, wound up getting a very friendly district (R+4 and kept most of Warren and Sussex County which account for the lion’s share of his Republican votes) and then earlier tonight wound up not having an incumbent Democrat | Read More »
Looking at the PMA Porkers: An examination of CQ’s List of Appropriators.
So, I crunched the numbers of the PMA defense budget earmarks (raw info found here), and came up with something interesting. Below are the top twenty current House members who have taken money from PMA and placed earmarks in that bill, sorted by cumulative donations. A “#” represents being on the Defense Appropriations Committee at the time, and Republicans are bolded: Requesting Member Total Credited | Read More »