Republican candidate for Congress James Tedisco said Monday that he would have voted against the economic stimulus passed by Congress in February, leading Democrats to immediately pounce on the position.

Democrats had made an issue of Tedisco's coy responses about whether or not he would have supported the package, making it into a major issue in the March 31st special election.

"Whether it is over $300 billion of pork in the federal stimulus bill, a $700 billion slush fund for Wall Street executives, or a budget bill containing nearly 9,000 earmarks, working families are mad as hell and aren