The Pork Barrel

A Newsweek investigation turned up dozens of letters from politicians with an insatiable taste for pork. These are their scraps.

Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga: Senator Chambliss writes to Secretary LaHood in support of the Gwinnett County and Gwinnett Village Community Improvement District, as well as a TIGER grant, which would fund the replacement of a bridge across I-85. In Mr. Chambliss’s words the project “will serve to create in the short term… which should result in long term economic growth.” 

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