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

View earmark details Former Sen. Barack Obama (D-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

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Peer Reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program
(Defense)
$138,000,000 alert Former Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI)
Former Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT)
Former Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Peer Reviewed Prostate Cancer Research Program
(Defense)
$80,000,000 alert Former Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI)
Former Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN)
Former Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program
(Defense)
$50,000,000 alert Former Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT)
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
Former Sen. Jim Bunning (R-KY)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Civic Education Program (Center for Civic Education and National Council on Economic Education) and a comprehensive program between the Center for Civic Education, Indiana University and NCSL to improve public education of the congress and state legislatures.
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$31,917,000 alert Former Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
Former Rep. Artur Genestre Davis (D-AL)
Former Rep. Geoff Davis (R-KY)
...more
Unknown Location Council for Economic Education; National Conference of State Legislatures; Indiana University System
View earmark details 2008 National Writing Project, a nonprofit organization that supports and promotes K-16 teacher training programs in the effective teaching of writing.
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$23,581,000 alert Former Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY)
Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA)
...more
Berkeley, California National Writing Project
View earmark details 2008 Rock Island Arsenal - Arsenal Support Program
(Defense)
$11,500,000 Former Rep. Phil Hare (D-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
...more
Rock Island, Illinois Rock Island Arsenal
View earmark details 2008 Gulf War Illness Peer Reviewed Research
(Defense)
$10,000,000 alert Former Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI)
Former Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN)
Former Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Peer Reviewed Ovarian Cancer Research Program
(Defense)
$10,000,000 alert Former Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI)
Former Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN)
Former Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Upper Miss River - Illinois WW System, IL, IA, MN, MO
(Energy and Water)
$8,856,000 Former Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO)
Former Rep. Leonard Boswell (D-IA)
Former Rep. Kenny Hulshof (R-MO)
...more
Illinois; Minnesota; Missouri
View earmark details 2008 Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Second Barrier
(Energy and Water)
$7,872,000 President *
Former Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL)
Rep. John Conyers (D-MI)
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL)
...more
Illinois
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