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Rand Paul and Marco Rubio had an angry, revealing fight about defense spending | Vox

Zack Beauchamp About halfway through Tuesday night’s Fox Business debate, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio got into a heated exchange about Rubio’s tax plan that turned into a fight at…

Expert: Rubio’s defense boost could cost $1 trillion | Washington Examiner

Sen. Marco Rubio’s plan to fund the military at pre-sequestration levels could cost an additional $1 trillion over the next 10 years, and even that might not be enough to…

Outside groups back Obama’s defense bill veto threat | The Hill

Jordain Carney Dozens of progressive outside groups are pushing President Obama to veto an annual defense bill over extra war funds.   Thirty-seven groups sent a letter to Obama on…

There’s a Fight Brewing Over the Pentagon’s ‘Slush Fund’ | VICE News

Matt Yurus The Pentagon’s war-fighting funds were supposed to shrink, and ultimately disappear, as the military’s efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq wound down — but the opposite is happening.  …

Senators blast cost increases on U.S. Navy aircraft carrier | Yahoo News

Washington (Reuters) – Senator John McCain on Thursday said huge cost overruns on a new class of aircraft carriers built by Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc made it “one of the…