In June, Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican and a fiscal watchdog, proposed ending federal funding for conventions entirely, starting in 2016. Although the Senate quickly passed the measure, the proposal is still pending on Capitol Hill.
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Luke Rosiak is a projects reporter on The Washington Times’ investigative team. He formerly covered lobbying and campaign finance for two watchdog groups as well as transportation for The Washington Post. Luke can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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