Corporations

By: Arnie Alpert on September 6, 2015
Scott Walker faced questions on nuclear weapons, the influence of the military industrial complex, and for-profit incarceration of immigrants outside a country store in a rural New Hampshire town. His answers left a bit to be desired.
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By: Kathleen McQuillen on September 5, 2015
O'Malley calls for more openness and transparency in our Defense budget when asked about the Obama's administration $1 trillion nuclear weapons plan and how to stop governing under the influence of the weapons industry for private profit.
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By: Muriel on September 4, 2015
Jeb Bush called for more transparency to dilute the influence of Pentagon contractors, then called for stronger military forces abroad. But he did talk about abuses associated with money and lobbyists.
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By: Hector Salamanca Arroyo on September 2, 2015
When asked a question on the immigrant detention mandate and corporations driving the policy, Governor Lincoln Chafee stated he is not in favor of "for-profit anything".
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By: Rick on August 28, 2015
Rubio in Orford said "Money in politics is not a problem just so long as we know where it's coming from."
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By: Kevin Rutledge on August 22, 2015
Chris Christie private prison lobbyists Iowa State Fair 2015
In New Hampshire, Gov. Christie said private jail facilities shouldn't determine immigration policy to make more profits. However, when I asked him his plan as president to determine policy to benefit people and not corporate lobbyists at the Iowa State Fair, I was disappointed he didn't address a plan or steps and only referred to New Jersey's decreasing prison population.
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By: Kevin Rutledge on August 18, 2015
Marco Rubio West End Salvage meet and greet in Des Moines, Iowa
I asked Sen. Marco Rubio an immigrant lobbying question about the top 2 for-profit prisons, CCA and Geo Group, spending $15 million since 2006 lobbying for policies they directly profit from to build more prisons and immigrant detention centers. Rubio stated "ultimately you have to uphold the law, so you have to have somewhere to house people" and how Congress doesn't award these contracts to private contractors.
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By: Kevin Rutledge on August 17, 2015
Carly Fiorina Iowa State Fair Corporate Cronyism Military Industrial Complex 8-17-15
While walking to eat Iowa Sweet Corn during the Iowa State Fair, Carly Fiorina is asked about crony capitalism in the military industrial complex where military officials go through the revolving door into the private sector and receive more government contracts. Fiorina says we need to have “strongest military on the face of the planet” and we need to reform bureaucracy and crony capitalism within the military and Defense department, but doesn’t say how.
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By: Hector Salamanca Arroyo on August 11, 2015
When I asked Dr. Carson about for-profit corporations driving immigrant detention policies, he said, "prisons should not necessarily be operated as profit centers."
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By: Miranda Myers on August 7, 2015
Senator Santorum said he favors a smaller government yet his opening remarks called for a larger military. He seems to believe that reducing government will reduce corporate influence.
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