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Conflicting Views on Earmarks (Oct 08, 2008)
Congressional earmarks account for less than one percent of the governmentís overall budget. Entitlements, like Medicare and Social Security, account for the biggest slice of the pie. But both presidential candidates have made slashing earmarks a central part of their campaigns. Oklahoma lawmakers, however, arenít ready to give up their spending power. Matt Laslo reports from Washington. Guests include Republican Presidential nominee John McCain, Republican US Senator Tom Cole, Democrat Congressman Dan Boren, and Republican Representatives Mary Fallin and Tom Cole.

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