Congress | Earmarks are out, ethics reform is in-but can the GOP remake its image by November?
by Mark Bergin
Posted 10/04/08, 12:00 am
During John McCain's speech at the Republican National Convention, he promised to veto the kind of me-first, country-second pork-barrel spending that many legislators have used to help keep themselves in office over the years. He vowed to make the names of such earmark gluttons famous-or infamous, as the case may be.