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Earmark Draws Criticism, Creates Confusion

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Science  05 Dec 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5651, pp. 1639
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5651.1639a

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In last-minute negotiations over the 2004 federal budget (see p. 1636), U.S. Representative Bill Young (R-FL) added a curious $10 million earmark for European AIDS vaccine research that has scientists and policymakers scratching their heads.