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

Posted: July 27, 2013 in Congress, National Politics, Surveillance

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The numbers tell the story — in votes and dollars.

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.

Read full story: Lawmakers Who Upheld NSA Phone Spying Received Double the Defense Industry Cash | Threat Level | Wired.com.

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