In 2009, as presumptive GOP vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul D. Ryan was railing against President Obama’s $787 billion stimulus package as a “wasteful spending spree,” he wrote at least four letters to Obama’s secretary of energy appealing for a pair of Wisconsin energy conservation groups to receive millions of dollars in grants from the program, according to documents obtained by the Globe. The advocacy appeared to pay off, as both were awarded federal the economic stimulus funds.
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