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Will Congress start pork projects again?

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Some members of Congress are now trying to breathe new life into earmarks.

Once the poster child for what’s wrong with Washington, Congress banned them in 2010.

Government watchdogs say earmarks are fraught with secrecy, waste, and sometimes even corruption.

But now, seven years later, some lawmakers see more good than bad in pet projects.

National correspondent Michelle Macaluso tells the story in the video above.