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Obama, GOP exchange pork-barrel barbs

Monday, September 8, 2008 | 8:11 p.m. CDT; updated 8:38 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, September 9, 2008

LEE'S SUMMIT — John McCain and Sarah Palin criticized Democrat Barack Obama over the amount of money he has requested for his home state of Illinois, even though Alaska under Palin's leadership has asked Washington for 10 times more money per citizen for pet projects.

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