Democrats wished Republicans a "happy anniversary" of sorts with a Web video marking the stimulus act's first year in law.

In their latest salvo against Republicans who voted against the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), the Democratic National Committee (DNC) called 93 Republicans "hypocrites" for having promoted benefits from the bill in their districts.



"Republicans don't want to acknowledge that the recovery act has created jobs — many of them in their own districts," the ad says. "Except when they're asking for funding to create those very jobs."

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The DNC and other Democrats have sought to portray many in the GOP as having voted against the stimulus, only to have turned around and boasted of the bill's projects. The effort marks the one-year anniversary of President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaChina, Russia, Iran rise in Latin America as US retreats Castro wants to follow Obama's lead on balancing presidency with fatherhood Trump's regulatory rollback boosts odds of a financial crisis MORE signing the spending bill into law.

The DNC claimed in a conference call on Tuesday that as many as 93 Republican lawmakers had claimed benefits for the stimulus in their states or districts after having voted against the package.

The ad targets three senators — Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellThe Hill's Morning Report - Will Joe Biden's unifying strategy work? Dems charge ahead on immigration Biden and Bernie set for clash MORE (R-Ky.), Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Saxby ChamblissClarence (Saxby) Saxby ChamblissRepublicans say Democrats holding up disaster relief as 'Sandy payback' Ex-House Intel chair: Intel panel is wrong forum to investigate Trump's finances The Hill's Morning Report - Trump budget reignites border security fight MORE (R-Ga.) — and House Minority Whip Eric CantorEric Ivan CantorGOP faces tough battle to become 'party of health care' 737 crisis tests Boeing's clout in Washington House Republicans find silver lining in minority MORE (R-Va.) in particular for perceived flip-flops on the ARRA.

The act passed last year with no GOP votes in the House and two Republican votes in the Senate. Obama signed it into law on Feb. 17, 2009.