Citizens Against Government Waste released its annual report on 'pork barrel' projects Tuesday.
But they're worried about massive deficit estimates, so even some lawmakers in his own party have their whittling knives out.
The public and political uproar could make what's expected to be a tough reelection fight next year even tougher for the Connecticut Democrat.
On Tuesday, Congress passed the spending bill to keep the government running - 160 days late, and not without some unusual friction between House and Senate leaders.
Lawmakers agree that big financial institutions are in trouble. But they want more help for their constituents.
Yucca Mountain was supposed to be where the highly toxic material was sent. But Obama's energy budget leaves it out.
On Monday, thousands of climate activists descended on Washington, D.C., to protest the Capitol Power Plant, a partly coal-fired plant that heats and air-conditions the seat of the US Congress and is the District of Columbia's largest source of air pollution and carbon emissions.
GOP says the White House plan means more taxes on all Americans