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Twitter Roundup: Softballs, Fashion and More Defense Spending | POGO Blog

By: Joe Newman Defense Secretary nominee Ashton Carter covered a wide range of national security topics during his confirmation hearing this morning. Here’s a quick look at what some of…

Washington Journal Stephen Ellis Congressional | Video | C-SPAN.org

Congressional Budget Deal Stephen Ellis analyzed the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill to fund the government beyond December 11. Topics included the taxes and spending provisions in the bill, how…

Congress and Pentagon Shielding Weapons Contracts from Budget Cuts | The Real News

Lawmakers and military administrators are shifting baseline funding to the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) budget, which is exempt from mandatory cuts. Transcript THOMAS HEDGES, TRNN PRODUCER: On Tuesday, the House…

Speaking of Taxpayers: NDAA Breakdown | National Taxpayers Union

via Speaking of Taxpayers: NDAA Breakdown | National Taxpayers Union.

Contractors cash in on US war with ISIS | RT America

US defense contractors are cashing in on the new war against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Since mid-June, the government has spent over $1 billion on the military…