‘Lawmakers Who Upheld NSA Phone Spying Received Double the Defense Industry Cash’

David Kravets:

On Wednesday, the house voted 217 to 205 not to rein in the NSA’s phone-spying dragnet. It turns out that those 217 “no” voters received twice as much campaign financing from the defense and intelligence industry as the 205 “yes” voters.

Shocking? No. Nonetheless, disgusting? Yes.

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by Ben Brooks
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David Kravets: On Wednesday, the house voted 217 to 205 not to rein in the NSA’s phone-spying dragnet. It turns out that those 217 “no” voters received twice as much campaign financing from the defense and intelligence industry as the 205 “yes” voters. Shocking? No. Nonetheless, disgusting? Yes.