Hector Salamanca Arroyo on January 28, 2016
When asked whether or not she would have a cabinet free of people who have made careers out of the revolving door, Carly Fiorina gave a short "No". Read More
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Miranda Myers on January 27, 2016

Tweet the moderators of the next #GOPdebate in Iowa about Governing Under the Influence! You can encourage the debate moderators to ask the candidates about the excessive political influence of the military-industrial complex and the for-profit prison industry.

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Kelly on January 25, 2016
After identifying herself as an Iraq war veteran, Kelly Dougherty asked Rand Paul about the role of private military contractors that profit from war and use their profits to lobby for more contracts. "Anybody who gets money from government in the form of a contract should be limited in what they can do to lobby to get more of our money," said Paul. "It would say in the contract, 'I agree not to lobby and give contributions to legislators.' I think you could limit special interests by contract, voluntary contract, when they do business with government." Read More
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John and Lily on January 25, 2016
Martin O'Malley wants to reduce the number of nuclear weapons through multilateral negotiations. But at the same time, he supports "modernizing" the nuclear arsenal to "strengthen triad deterrence" and make nuclear weapons less vulnerable to cyber attacks. Read More
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Austin Henshaw on January 25, 2016
"There is an incentive to keep those prisons going. It's one of the fastest growing businesses we have," said Dr. Ben Carson on private prisons lobbying millions of dollars to incarcerate more people on Sunday Jan. 25th in Ames, Iowa. He continued by saying we need to change rules for mandatory incarceration rules and non-violent offenders. Read More
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Austin Henshaw on January 25, 2016
Marco Rubio is open to private prisons if they save taxpayers money, but acknowledged all of them might not be up to standard as state and federal government run-prisons. He said if they weren't fulfilling their purpose, he is open to them potentially being shut down. Read More
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Will Thomas on January 23, 2016
Jeb Bush agrees that the goal of nuclear weapons abolition through multi-lateral negotiations is a worthy aspiration. But in the short term, he favors modernizing the nuclear triad and dealing with the dangers of nuclear proliferation. Read More
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John Raby on January 22, 2016
Secretary Clinton said she would consider proposals to take nuclear missiles off hair trigger alert status. She acknowledged that the possibility of cyber-attacks triggering a false alarm is a serious concern. Read More
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Kevin Rutledge on January 22, 2016
“People go in but they never come out, they never leave,” said Mike Huckabee at a private round table discussion on big money in politics while referring to a lifetime ban on the revolving door between Congress and lobbyists. Read More
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Curtis C. Smith on January 21, 2016
Ted Cruz defended the $1 trillion nuclear overhaul as necessary for U.S. security. Read More
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