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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of earmark.

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Examples

  • At least one of McConnell's requested projects was accepted, with $20 million being earmarked from the Transportation Department for a bridge replacement between Milton, Ky., and Madison, Ind. All told, five members of the GOP's leadership - McConnell, Pence, Sessions, Sen. Lamar Alexander (Tenn.) and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Wash.) - sent letters requesting that funds be funneled to more than a dozen projects.

    Republicans, Democrats who criticized stimulus wrote letters seeking funds

  • The British rise has coincided with an influx of funds earmarked from the national lottery.

    Brits grab record 47 medals, take torch for 2012

  • According to that data, the average state got about $50 per person in earmarked funds in 2008.

    Sarah Palin and Earmarks - Swampland - TIME.com

  • In fact, "pork" is often defined as earmarked spending.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Another name earmarked for the post - according to Iranian observers - is Dennis Ross, a veteran of the Bill Clinton years rumored to be Obama's choice for Middle East envoy.

    Asia Times Online

  • At the same time, a consensus appears to be growing among House Republicans to look for short-term cuts in the same general areas that Senate Democrats are targeting for debate this coming week, these officials added, referring to earmarked projects and presidential recommendations for 2012.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • Denmark remains committed to assist Bangladesh adapt to climate change in food security, social protection and health, he saidDenmark is contributing 120 million taka (1.75 million US dollars) for climate change issues in addition to more than 2 billion taka earmarked for assisting Bangladesh each year.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • There's $5 billion in the measure for such clean water projects, including 333 so-called earmarked by lawmakers in both parties, such as $500,000 for Fremont, Ohio, to deal with sewer overflows during heavy rains and $400,000 for Washburn, N.D., for improvements to its drinking water treatment plant.

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  • WASHINGTON — Fresh off the tea party's show of election might, GOP Sen. Jim DeMint said Tuesday he'll force a showdown next week with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and other old guard Republicans over "earmarked" pet projects that DeMint and other victors last week made a symbol of out-of-control deficit spending.

    DeMint Forces Internal GOP Battle Over Earmark Ban

  • WASHINGTON & mdash; Fresh off the tea party's show of election might, GOP Sen. Jim DeMint said Tuesday he'll force a showdown next week with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and other old guard Republicans over "earmarked" pet projects that DeMint and other victors last week made a symbol of out-of-control deficit spending.

    DeMint Forces Internal GOP Battle Over Earmark Ban

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