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Entry Title Date
Child Care And Development Block Grant Act Of 2014—Motion To Proceed— Resumed March 5, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"After his father’s retirement from the U.S. Marine Corps, the Thomas family settled in Morehead, where Collin attended Rowan County Senior High School. He ran track and played varsity football. Collin enjoyed camping and hunting. He liked to shoot and was good at it. His grandmother would prepare squirrel gravy from the spoils of Collin’s hunting expeditions reluctantly because as much as she wanted to celebrate her grandson’s marksmanship, squirrel was not a favored delicacy in her household."
Building Infrastructure Creates Jobs November 19, 2013
John Garamendi, D-CA
"Right now the Corps of Engineers, while dredging in the San Francisco Bay area—let’s just say the Port of Oakland over here. When they dredge there, they have to use the cheapest way of disposing of the dredging materials, called spoils, mostly sand and clay. They take it out here to Alcatraz, and they dump it in Alcatraz, and the tide takes it out past the San Francisco Golden Gate."
University Of Nevada, Las Vegas October 29, 2013
Dina Titus, D-NV
"For 8 long years, Reno has claimed these spoils. But this past Saturday, after a great game between Nevada’s two outstanding universities, UNLV celebrated its first victory against the Wolf Pack since 2004 and the long-anticipated return of Fremont Cannon to Las Vegas."
Out Of Control Spending January 30, 2013
Tom Coburn, R-OK
"When we are facing a $1.3 trillion deficit this year—that is what it is going to be at a minimum—why would we not streamline that? Why wouldn’t we ask the hard questions? Why wouldn’t we do the things aligned with common sense and prudence instead of a political spoils system?"
Russia And Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal And Sergei Magnitsky Rule Of Law Accountability Act Of 2012 December 5, 2012
John McCain, R-AZ
"What is emerging in Russia today can only be described as a culture of impunity—a sense among those who control the levers of power that Russia is theirs for the taking, and the only question left to debate is how government officials and other elites will divide up the wealth, the power, and the spoils. This culture of impunity begins, first and foremost, with President Putin. He sets the tone in the country. And right now, with his return to the presidency, and with many of the actions that the Russian government has taken recently, the signal is being sent across the country, especially to every petty tyrant and aspiring autocrat in the Russian state, that Putin is doing what he wishes. He is using the instruments of the state to crush his critics. He is getting away with it. And you can too."

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