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November 18th, 2009
04:21 PM ET

Biden says errors on recovery.gov will be fixed

Vice President Joe Biden is downplaying news the government Web site Recovery.gov reported hundreds of millions of stimulus dollars spent on projects in congressional districts that in fact do not actually exist.

Vice President Joe Biden is downplaying news the government Web site Recovery.gov reported hundreds of millions of stimulus dollars spent on projects in congressional districts that in fact do not actually exist.

Alexander Mooney
CNN Ticker Producer

Vice President Joe Biden is downplaying news the government Web site Recovery.gov reported hundreds of millions of stimulus dollars spent on projects in congressional districts that in fact do not actually exist.

The districts don't exist, but the projects do, Biden said Tuesday night.

And the administration isn't to blame – the fault lies with the nation's educational system.

In an appearance on The Daily Show, Biden said the errors – first reported by ABC News – do not indicate unaccounted-for spending but are rather the result of 70 people who are the product of "bad civics classes."

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