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Earmarks (Crebe)

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An inclusion to a law by a member of Congress to specify funds for a particular purpose, bypassing executive branch merit-based or competitive allocation processes or otherwise limiting the ability of the executive branch to manage aspects of funds allocation. (Source: www.america.gov/st/usg-english/2009/January/20090128105918abretnuh0.6404383.html)
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