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Beleaguered defense industry loses influence on Capitol Hill

POLITICO.com has a fascinating piece on how the nation's defense industry has lost significant influence on Capitol Hill as longtime defense champions are retired, have died, or are in jail, and some military contractors' favored candidates in the 2012 election cycle lost.

All the more reason why sequestration will hit the Pentagon and military contractors hard, with the resulting lost jobs...



http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/defense-industry-finds-few-old-friends-on-hill-87991.html

Posted at 7:42pm on February 25, 2013 by Allan Loudell

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Comments on this post:

mrpizza
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 7:46pm
They'll trash the military until the next terrorist attack. By then, we won't be able to defend ourselves.


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