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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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John McCain$74,5760
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John "Jack" Reed$35,7001
Richard C. Shelby$23,0000
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Gerry Connolly$79,7803
Darrell E. Issa$60,3000
Pete Visclosky$45,2500
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Gerry Connolly$17,003$80,000$48,502
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