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A Case Study in Political Problems of a No-Pork Promise

Porky, a 200 pound pot-belly pig, eats animal crackers while Sen. John McCain speaks at a news conference in Washington D.C., April 5, 2000.(Photo by Michael Smith/Getty Images)

photo of Theresa Poulson
December 3, 2010

Rep. Jack Kingston, a Republican from Georgia, will adhere to a vow against earmarks -- even if it means the death of a long-fought battle to fund a district project.

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