Articles by Kurtzleben, Danielle
The government awarded $466.7 billion in contracts in 2010.
The average federal civilian employee makes $74,311 per year.
Four of the five least populous states made the top ten.
Here are the top 10 senators and top 10 representatives who get the most cash for their states.
Romney, Palin gave hundreds of thousands to candidates.
2010 was a banner year but 2012 could be even more expensive.
The Human-Animal Hybrid Prohibition Act is also on the minds of Americans.
Ohio's Schmidt scores big in the Marine Corps Marathon and her reelection bid.
Independent expenditures were nearly 60 percent higher than the 2006 midterms.
It might seem like a lot of money but it pales in comparison to the federal budget.