The more you dig? You read one article. The one Becca refrenced.
Earmarks = a non issue. That is money that is going to be spent, no matter what congressman gets it. Better to control what it it spent on.
Negotiating the price of prescription drugs = non issue. Working within a Medicare Prescription D law that couldn;t be defeated in its entirety. Just making the gov't waste less of our money.
If you actually knew anything, it would be a 100% improvement.