Dave Obey's file


Democrat from Wisconsin

Dave Obey, a Democrat, is a former member of the U.S. House. He was first elected in 1969 and did not seek reelection in 2010. Obey, who represented northwestern Wisconsin, served as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee.

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Without earmarks, Congress would still have power on spending – even if it has not always used it in the past