Politics & Government

April 14, 2009

Lawmakers post earmarks online; good luck finding them

Here's how one member of Congress has complied with the requirement that members post their earmark requests on the Web: Find his Web site, click on "On the Issues," then "Economic Development and Job Creation." Next, the reader sees a long statement that starts with the members' high school graduation in 1955 and, after eight paragraphs, ends with a link to his earmark requests. And he's not alone.

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