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A final note — for now — on the investigation into the Coconut Road earmark.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, defending her chamber from unwanted Senate oversight, says the House Ethics Committee should be the one to investigate Rep. Don Young’s mucky earmark.

The problem? The House Ethics Committee has been sitting on a complaint about Coconut Road from a government watchdog group since last year.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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