February 7, 2012 1:25 PM

Report: Rep. Doc Hastings steered federal money for project near property he owned

For Republican Rep. Doc Hastings, it made good sense to secure a $750,000 earmark in 2009 for the city of Pasco, Wash.: It would help replace a deteriorating, 74-year-old underpass that had to be closed for repairs last year, a road so dangerous that school buses couldn't even pass through safely.

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