And why shouldn't he? He's the chairman of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. "Military defense spending is the largest individual component of federal discretionary spending, making the Defense Subcommittee one of the more powerful Appropriations subcommittees," according to Wikipedia.
Wait, I thought that Republicans were the only ones on the take from defense contractors. What do the peace advocates on the political left have to say about Durbin's backers? Will this connection to defense moneybags get its due examination from the mainstream media?
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