Kevin Rutledge on December 1, 2015
I questioned Gov. Jeb Bush about corporate lobbyists contributing to wasteful spending in the military, including the $1.5 trillion F-35 fighter jets and $1 trillion nuclear weapons plan. Bush called defense contractors aggregators and says “we need procurement reform, plain and simple.” Read More
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Arnie Alpert on November 30, 2015
Governor O'Malley said money should be shifted from nuclear weapons to improved cybersecurity measures. Read More
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Arnie Alpert on November 30, 2015
Marco Rubio again asserted that the immigrant detention mandate is justified by the need to enforce immigration laws, even while he criticized the role of "politically connected industries." Read More
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Arnie Alpert on November 30, 2015

The National Defense Authorization Act, passed by Congress and signed by President Obama, opens federal coffers for design and construction of new nuclear weapons and the planes, missiles, and submarines designed to deliver them to targets all over the world.  It's a classic case of "governing under the influence" of the military-industrial-complex. 

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Hector Salamanca Arroyo on November 24, 2015
Grinnell College student Yesenia Ayala asked Marco Rubio about the 34,000 immigrant detention mandate, with Senator Rubio stating enforcement of the law needs to occur regardless of who is providing the service to the government. Read More
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Judy on November 21, 2015
Lindsey Graham said he supports a massive military build-up, including more nuclear weapons and their delivery systems. However, he would like to see the end of cost-plus contracting and favors some reforms to restrain Pentagon spending. Read More
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John on November 20, 2015
I asked Dr. Carson what he would do when he is president to honor the Non-Proliferation Treaty and get our children out from the disease of nuclear weapons. He replied that Russians haven’t honored it and left it at that, which suggests that he thinks it’s all the Russians’ fault and that we need to maintain and upgrade our nuclear weapons. Read More
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Miranda Myers on November 19, 2015
When I spoke with Jeb Bush at the State House in Concord he asked for more information about legislation to end the immigrant detention quota. Read More
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Eric Zulaski on November 18, 2015
People power over corporate power

REPORT: Peace and justice activists are shining a spotlight the political influence of Pentagon contractors and the for-profit prison industry. Through our incomparable access to presidential candidates in New Hampshire and Iowa, we are interrupting politics-as-usual and putting people above corporate profits.

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Olivia Zink on November 17, 2015
I attended the Jeb Bush Town Hall meeting in Franklin NH and was the first question selected. I asked about the immigrant detention quota. He said " I do not think there should be a detention quota." Read More
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