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Pork Barrel Spending? You Decide

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Pork Barrel Spending? You Decide

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Pork Barrel Spending? You Decide

Pork Barrel Spending? You Decide

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There are many items criticized as "pork barrel" spending in the omnibus bill before Congress. NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Janet Rice Elman of the Association of Children's Museums — who talks about $725,000 earmarked for the Please Touch Museum — and with Frank Guillot of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, who describes his effort to fight Formosan termites in New Orleans.