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House Members Voting to Continue NSA's Dragnet Surveillance Received Twice as Much From Defense Contractors

Representative Justin Amash, R-Mich.
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July 27, 2013As much as 70 percent of the money appropriated to the NSA by Congress is used to pay private defense companies to conduct intelligence operations, though the details of the NSA's budget and contracts with private companies are classified. Federal budget experts estimate the NSA's budget to be somewhere between $10 billion to $20 billion per year.

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National Security-Industrial Complex: Companies Profiting from 'Top-Secret Work' Give Generously to Congress

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John McCain$49,8511
Mark Kirk$38,2501
Ted Cruz$30,1500
Tom Udall$23,0001
Mark R. Warner$22,0001
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Peter J. Roskam$39,7002
Pete Sessions$36,5000
Earl Blumenauer$30,0001
Michael T. McCaul$29,4002
Kevin McCarthy$22,5000

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Richard L. Hanna$100,001$250,000$175,001
Joseph P. Kennedy III$101,003$215,000$158,002
Michael T. McCaul$100,002$200,000$150,001
Sheldon Whitehouse$30,002$100,000$65,001
Dave Camp$15,001$50,000$32,501
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