Senate Appropriations Committee chairman Daniel Inouye announces a two-year moratorium on earmarks. Both the House and Senate have enacted earmark moratoriums now. — The Hill

Former Missouri Governor Matt Blunt, son of Sen. Roy Blunt, has taken the top job at the American Automotive Policy Council, the Washington lobbying arm of the top three Detroit auto makers. — Detroit News

Former chief of staff to Sen. Patty Murray has joined the lobbying firm Washington Advocates. — Seattle Times

House Oversight Committee expands Homeland Security FOIA investigation. — AP