“Pig Book” calls out top congressional porkers

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Listen closely and you’ll hear squeals of disgust from a watchdog group tracking congressional pork in the nation’s capital.

Citizens Against Government Waste is out with its annual “Pig Book” — a list of lawmakers whom the group considers the most egregious porkers, members of the House and Senate who use the earmarking process to funnel money to projects on their home turf.

Fittingly perhaps, the list includes nearly $1.8 million for swine odor and manure management research in Iowa.

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