A million-dollar purchase of iPods for high school students in Utah is among the many uses of federal stimulus money cited in a 74-page report put out by a pair of Republican senators who contend the $862 billion program is fraught with needless spending, reports the Los Angeles Times. "There is no question job creation should be a national priority, but torrential, misdirected government spending is not the way to do it," reads the introduction, signed by Republican Sens. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma and John McCain of Arizona. The report is the third in a series that Republicans have written,...

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