A Republican Web ad claims stimulus money bought a bridge to a saloon and paid a city worker to find more stimulus money. But we find the ad distorts the facts.
We find the House Republican leader can rightfully claim a pure record on earmarks.
We explore whether the Democratic figure for earmarks is unrealistically low and what exactly President Obama promised during the campaign.
Republican leaders warn the economic stimulus plan would provide billions in funding to such organizations as ACORN. We dig down to see if they are right.