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Border surveillance drone operated by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol
Border surveillance drone operated by U.S. Customs and Border PatrolJonathan Cutrer (CC BY 2.0)

Echoing Defense Industry Donors, Democrats Call for a Surveillance Wall

Democratic appropriators are promoting an increase in spending on border surveillance technologies to solve the impasse over Homeland Security funding. Their donors from the defense industry have been lobbying for these funds for years.

Surveillance Primary category in which blog post is published

What the Mueller Report Tells Us About Campaign Finance Law and Foreign Interference

The report exposed vulnerabilities in our campaign finance system that extend far beyond Russia.

Opinion
Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Democratic Leader Ben Ray Luján Endorses Green New Deal, Won’t Take Fossil Fuel Exploration Money

A spokesperson for Luján told Sludge that he won’t take money from fossil fuel PACs and executives, but he hasn’t signed the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Richard Neal Says He Supports the Striking Stop & Shop Workers

His record on Medicare for All, and his cozy relationship with the health insurance and pharmaceuticals industries, says otherwise.