POLITICS
04/24/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

More Than 100 Republicans And Several Dems Voted Against Stimulus Then Sought Funds

Alabama Republicans Jo Bonner and Robert Aderholt took to the U.S. House floor in July, denouncing the Obama administration's stimulus plan for failing to boost employment. "Where are the jobs?" each of them asked.

Over the next three months, Bonner and Aderholt tried at least five times to steer stimulus-funded transportation grants to Alabama on grounds that the projects would help create thousands of jobs.

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