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Where are this year's earmarks
Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Sen. Barack Obama (-Illinois) - Earmarks Requested
Ran for Other Office
Alternate Name: Barack Hussein Obama II

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                     8 $3,324,520
With Other Members          49 $95,277,200
All Congressional                57 $98,601,720
All Sponsored Earmarks      58* $106,473,720*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 National Consortium for MASINT Research
$3,000,000 Sen. Jeff Bingaman (-NM)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Illinois Trails
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$2,940,000 Rep. Jerry Weller (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
View earmark details 2008 Fuel Cells for Mobile Robotic Systems Project
$2,400,000 Rep. Jesse Jackson (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Chicago, Illinois Chicago State University
View earmark details 2008 Nanomedical Technologies Research
$2,000,000 Rep. Tim Johnson (-IL) Urbana, Illinois University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
View earmark details 2008 Flexible Solar Cell for Man Portable Power Generator
$1,840,000 Rep. Jesse Jackson (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Multi-scale modeling impact resistant materials for body armor
$1,500,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Grand Avenue Underpass
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,313,200 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 River Tech Boulevard Road Construction
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,176,000 Rep. Phil Hare (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Moline, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 La Raza HOPE Fund for capitalization of a revolving loan fund to be used for nationwide communitv development activities
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$980,000 Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (-IL)
Rep. John Olver (-MA)
Rep. Jim Walsh (-NY)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Illinois-Missouri Alliance for Biotechnology
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$863,000 Rep. Tim Johnson (-IL)
Rep. Ray LaHood (-IL)
Sen. Kit Bond (-MO)
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