Read more about the intersection between federal spending and the personal finances of members of Congress.
Mapping the earmarks
Across the nation, 33 members of Congress have helped direct more than $300 million in earmarks to dozens of public projects for work in close proximity to commercial and residential real estate owned by the lawmakers or their family members.
See a project in downtown Tuscaloosa next to Sen. Richard Shelby's property.
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