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"Then when he took a pro-life position, he suddenly had all kinds of volunteers helping him run for Congress," said Mr. Behrend, who described himself as a "populist Republican" who switched to the Democratic Party when he saw the GOP "backing big government" and "opposing individual rights."
"State and county taxpayers were on the hook for 20 percent," he said. "That money had to be subtracted from much-needed bridge and road projects in western Pennsylvania. The point is that money was taken from good infrastructure and directed to bad, in what was clearly becoming an overfunded boondoggle."