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Moran stands as Senate's town hall frontrunner

by Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal on 12/21/2014

Cramer Tops in Town Hall Meetings

by KXNews (Bismarck, N.D.) on 12/19/2014

Wife of Rep. Hudson now working for another lawmaker

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Russia’s claim that 80 percent of Congress never traveled overseas

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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-South Dakota, 1st) - Earmarks Requested
Defeated

 
AllSoloWith Other Members
* Numbers other than "All Sponsored Earmarks" do not include earmarks requested by the president to better reflect political power. This follows the methodology used by Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Fiscal Year(s) 2008-2010 Number Cost
Solo Earmarks                     12 $2,586,000
With Other Members          151 $286,249,800
All Congressional                163 $288,835,800
All Sponsored Earmarks      174* $514,386,800*
Earmark Details Year

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Base Civil Engineer Maintenance Complex
(Military Construction)
$7,900,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Joe Foss Field, South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 Base Civil Engineer Administrative Facility
(Military Construction)
$16,600,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 Improvised Explosive Device Simulation in Different Soils
(Defense)
$400,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Rapid City, South Dakota South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
View earmark details 2008 HiSentinel
(Defense)
$4,640,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 George and Eleanor McGovern Library, Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, SD for cataloging, preparing, and archiving documents and artifacts relating to the public service of Sen. Francis Case and Sen. George McGovern
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$335,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Mitchell, South Dakota Dakota Wesleyan University
View earmark details 2008 Future Affordable Multi-Utility Materials for the Army Future Combat Systems
(Defense)
$6,400,000 Rep. Allen Boyd (-FL)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (-IA)
...more
Rapid City, South Dakota Florida A&M University; South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
View earmark details 2008 Exploding Foils Initiators with Nanomaterial-based Circuits
(Defense)
$2,400,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Crop Integration and Production
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$223,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 Control System for Laser Powder Deposition
(Defense)
$400,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) Rapid City, South Dakota South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
View earmark details 2008 Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research
(Interior)
$517,000 alert Rep. John Conyers (-MI)
Rep. Bob Etheridge (-NC)
Rep. John Lewis (-GA)
...more
Various Locations Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research Inc.
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