Congressional earmarks map

Published On: May 18 2011 04:03:34 PM CDT   Updated On: May 31 2011 11:13:41 AM CDT

Members of Congress harangue earmarks in federal legislation as wastful spending. Yet, every state's congressional delegation requests and benefits from earmarks. Use this interactive map to see how much money was ollotted in the 2009 Omnibus Spending Bill.