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    On that note, once the money's been authorized and spent, what ability does Congress have - the GAO? - to verify that the money was spent somewhat in line with the stated requests? Say, if Cheney asked for $80k to pay for a new staffer, and spent it at a casino instead, does Congress have the ability to demand an explanation?

    "Civil rights have to do with individual rights and I don't think they apply to the gay issues." -- Katherine Harris, Republican, August 2006

    by porsupah on Tue Mar 27, 2007 at 05:50:38 PM PDT

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