FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2010, file photo Republican Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks about the the elections and policy agenda for moving forward at the Heritage Foundation in... more 
FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2010, file photo Republican Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks about the the elections and policy agenda for moving forward at the Heritage Foundation in Washington. On, CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, McConnell says banning pork-barrel projects known as "earmarks" from congressional legislation is more complicated than it appears, but that he is willing to consider such a ban. He added that a ban on earmarks will only limit the discretion of where to spend the vast federal budget and not curb spending. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Manuel Balce Ceneta
Thu, Nov 11, 2010 7:00 PM EST