From Peanut Research to Pig Waste, Pork-Laden Spending Bill Called a ‘Monstrosity'

December 15, 2010 | 9:20 AM EST
In a stinging speech on the Senate floor, Sen. John McCain listed some of earmarks incorporated into a bill which he said had been “written by a handful of senators who happen to be members of the Appropriations Committee.” The bill reached his office just after noon on Tuesday.