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GOP pamphlet argues that some earmarks are okay.

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Despite tough talk on earmarks by President Bush and various conservatives, at the House GOP annual retreat on Friday, members “found an impassioned document on their chairs…making the case that some earmarks are okay.” The front of the packet “carried a campaign poster from the 1978 campaign of Rep. Jerry Lewis (R-Calif.),” strongly suggesting the hand of the embattled ranking Republican on the Appropriations Committee.