Ketchikan 'bridge to nowhere' resurrected in GOP debate

Mitt Romney, calling for a ban on earmarks in Wednesday's GOP debate, pounced on opponent Rick Santorum's record in Congress. "While I was fighting to save the Olympics, you were fighting to save the 'bridge to nowhere,' " he said, referring to the proposed crossing to a Southeast Alaska island that became a symbol of government profligacy.

Ketchikan 'bridge to nowhere' resurrected in GOP debate

Mitt Romney, calling for a ban on earmarks in Wednesday's GOP debate, pounced on opponent Rick Santorum's record in Congress. "While I was fighting to save the Olympics, you were fighting to save the 'bridge to nowhere,' " he said, referring to the proposed crossing to a Southeast Alaska island that became a symbol of government profligacy.

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