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By: Will Thomas on October 15, 2015
KASICH REITERATES SUPPORT FOR OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S PLAN TO "UP-GRADE" (MODERNIZE) AMERICA'S NUCLEAR ARSENAL
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By: Arnie Alpert on October 14, 2015
On Dwight Eisenhower's birthday, Rev. Dwight Haynes asked Jeb Bush if he is heeding the former president's warning about the "military industrial complex." Bush expressed concern about wasteful spending, but as the Concord Monitor reported, that didn't go far enough for Dwight Haynes.
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By: Judy Elliott on October 13, 2015
John Kasich says he probably won't increase waiting period for retired military officers to become lobbyists. He also says he's not influenced by lobbyists. What I wonder is, if public officials are immune from lobbying, why did the defense sector spent $128 million on it in 2014? And why do Pentagon contractors go to such lengths to hire retired generals?
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By: Arnie Alpert on October 10, 2015
Neither Senator Lindsey Graham nor his friend, Senator John McCain, are aware of a budget provision that requires 34,000 "detention beds" for incarcerated immigrants. Senator McCain also professed no knowledge of for-profit immigrant detention centers in his home state, Arizona.
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By: Hector Salamanca Arroyo on October 8, 2015
In Indianola, IA, Christian Ucles asked Governor Jeb Bush a question on the immigrant detention mandate and corporations driving federal policy. Governor Bush stated Congress can not dictate the detention of immigrants and that he did not know enough of the detention mandate.
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By: Connie on October 7, 2015
Marco Rubio
Asked about the increasing influence of corporations and wealthy donors in the wake of the Citizens United decision, Marco Rubio equated campaign donations with free speech.
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By: Curtis C. Smith on October 2, 2015
On October 2, John Kasich supported Obama's $1 trillion plan to upgrade US nuclear forces, but also implied some military spending decisions get made on narrow political grounds rather than on security needs.
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By: Hector Salamanca Arroyo on September 28, 2015
GUI Volunteer Hannah Armentrout asked Senator Ted Cruz a question on the Military Industrial complex, at his Iowa Headquarters opening. Senator Cruz responded by stating there are long term politicians who get into bed with lobbyists that grow government, which impacts the defense industry. Senator Cruz stated "there is a lot of pork and corporate welfare in the defense budget. You see for example members of congress adding items to the defense budget that the military doesn't even want but that a lobbyist is pressing for."
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By: Will Thomas on September 25, 2015
Asked about spending on "guns" or "butter," Sen. Rand Paul said he wants to spend less on both.
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By: Linda Lundberg on September 19, 2015
In Ames, Iowa Senator Graham fielded a question about corporate influence in the governing process.
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