Archive for July 2014

The Pentagon's slush fund

July 9, 2014 - 02:39 PM
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The Defense Department has requested nearly $60 billion for overseas contingency operations. That's in addition to the nearly $500 billion already requested for fiscal year 2015.

Ryan Alexander, president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, discussed that and other topics with Capital Insider.

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Cutting costs at the USPS

July 9, 2014 - 02:34 PM
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The postal service has lost more than $20 billion dollars over the past three years. Now, it has launched a new plan to cut back on spending.

Francis Rose, host of "In-Depth with Francis Rose", discussed that and other topics with Capital Insider.

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Access to NASA technology

July 2, 2014 - 02:36 PM
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The agency often shares its scientific advances with other nations. Now, recent lapses in export controls have caused security experts to worry.

Belva Martin, director of acquisition and sourcing management issues with the GAO, discussed securing NASA technology with Capital Insider.

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That was the week that was

July 1, 2014 - 04:28 PM
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Republican Strategist Jack Burkman and Democratic Strategist LaToya Foster break down the week in politics.

In this installment, they discuss Boehner's legal action against the president, Obama's SCOTUS decision, and the nasty Mississippi primary race.

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