Presented With Letters, Ryan Admits Requesting Stimulus Cash

Gregory J. Krieg Jake Tapper Shushannah Walshe ABC News 8/16/2012

After repeated denials, Paul Ryan has admitted he requested stimulus cash even after sharply criticizing the program.

Ryan had denied doing so as recently as Wednesday, when he spoke to ABC’s Cincinnati affiliate, WCPO, in Ohio.

“I never asked for stimulus,” Ryan said. “I don’t […]

Obama Earmarks $1 Billion in Stimulus Money for Company in Illinois

Brian Darling 8/6/2010

The biggest earmark in American history has been doled out to a company in Illinois, the President’s home state, in the name of green jobs. The President’s $862 billion Stimulus plan has been an abysmal failure. It provided states and localities with billions in bailout moneys, funded wasteful projects like the […]

More Questions About Rep. Schakowsky’s Mystery Earmark

Capitol Confidential 7/12/2010

Recently, Big Government told of a proposed fiscal year 2009 federal budget earmark intended for the Save-A-Life Foundation (SALF), a Chicago-area nonprofit that went belly-up late last year. The article questioned why IL Democrat Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, who introduced the appropriation, wanted to fund SALF years after the charity was the […]

GOP cuts pork from spending diet plan

Democrats eat less from taxpayer trough

Stephen Dinan The Washington Times 6/28/2010

The first spending bill to begin moving through Congress since House Republicans pledged to forgo earmarks shows the vow is working: The bill contains nearly 50 percent less in pork-barrel spending than last year’s version.

The 2011 homeland security spending bill, which was […]

Earmark Spending Ranked by Sponsoring Member

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