March 10, 2009

Pork Lovers

Here's the top 20 earmarking senators with the value of their solo earmarks:

1) Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va. -- $122,804,900 
2) Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala. -- $114,484,250 
3) Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo. -- $85,691,491 
4) Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. -- $76,899,425 
5) Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss. -- $75,908,475 
6) Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska -- $74,000,750 
7) Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa -- $66,860,000 
8) Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla. -- $53,133,500 
9) Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. -- $51,186,000 
10) Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii -- $46,380,205 
11) Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. -- $39,228,250 
12) Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D. -- $36,547,100 
13) Sen. Pat Leahy, D-Vt. -- $36,161,125 
14) Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill. -- $35,577,250 
15) Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa. -- $27,169,750 
16) Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev. -- $26,628,613 
17) Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa. -- $25,320,000 
18) Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wis. -- $23,832,000 
19) Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. -- $21,952,250 
20) Former Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M. -- $19,588,625

3 comments:

Tina said...

Glad to see no Oregonians made the list there...

Lee said...

yup, so all that money being wasted someplace other then Oregon.

what a two edged sword.

the WIZARD, fkap said...

My man, Thad Cochran, bringing home the bacon for Mississippi. All that money and we'll still be number 50 in education, healthcare and every major statisitc except maybe the percentage of population in prison.