Defense Bill Look Homeward

May 23, 2011 - 3:57 AM
FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2010, file photo, Rep.-elect Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., talks with the media on Capitol Hill in Washington during Congressional freshmen orientation. Hard-charging Republicans who rallied voters last year with cries of stop the spending, ban the earmarks are quietly offering a more familiar Washington refrain now they’re in Congress - not in my back yard. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)