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Defense Lobbying

The Real Scandal Involving Generals

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

How can we be sure the Department of Defense is receiving unbiased counsel from retired officials whose livelihoods now depends on maximizing profits for their new employers?

One Of Washington's Most Powerful Groups No Longer Safe

Reuters | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

* Budget knife cuts industry clout * Has spent billions to cultivate Congress By Andrea Shalal-Esa and Marcus Stern ...

You Can Be a Patriot Or a Profiteer... But You Can't Be Both

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

This week, the three military contractors that do the most business with the Pentagon announced their quarterly profits for 2012. Their profits continue to grow while they push Washington, D.C. to protect their budgets at the expense of the rest of us.

John Douglass Runs for Congress

Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

By Colin Clark Editor, AOL Defense Washington: John Douglass, the former head of America’s top defense lobby, will run for Congress in the Virgi...

Congressmen Get Thousands From Defense Contractors As They Vote To Fund Fighter Jet

The Record | Herb Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reps. Steve Rothman and Rodney Frelinghuysen got nearly $10,000 in contributions from key defense contractors in the days surrounding their votes last...

Jason Linkins

Murtha Gets Full-Page Send-Off From Corporation He Constantly Aided | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reasonable people worry about the world that has been bequeathed to them by the Supreme Court Justices who upended campaign finance laws in the Citize...

Sam Stein

Top Defense Contractors Spent $27 Million Lobbying At Time Of Afghan Surge Announcement | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Reporting By Julian Hattem The ten largest defense contractors in the nation spent more than $27 million lobbying the federal government in the ...

Sahil Kapur

Military-Industrial Complex Loses F-22 Battle, But Still Reigns Strong | Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The military-industrial complex may have lost the battle over funding for F-22s, but defense contractors continue to prevail in the fight to finance p...