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Senators who vote for military action against Syria received 83% more money from the defense industry

Senators Who Voted For Military Action Against Syria Received 83% More Money From The Defense Industry Senators on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who voted “yes" to authorize the use of military force in Syria received on average $72,850 from the defense industry, while those who voted “no" received only $39,770. $50,000 $100,000 $150,000 Voted Yes $176,300 John McCain (R) $127,350 Dick Durbin (D) $101,025 Timothy Kaine (D) Voted No $86,500 John Barrasso (R) $80,550 Ben Cardin (D) $70,850 Bob Corker (R) $62,790 Marco Rubio (R) $60,000 Bob Menendez (D) $58,250 Chris Murphy (D) $41,872 Jeanne Shaheen (D) $26,900 Jeff Flake (R) $24,150 Barbara Boxer (D) $19,500 Chris Coons (D) $19,250 Ron Johnson (R) $18,700 Tom Udall (D) $17,900 Rand Paul (R) $14,000 -Jim Risch (R) By Lisa Mahapatra INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES Source: Maplight report titled, "Senators Voting Yes on Syria Resolution Received 83% More Money From Defense Industry"

Senators who vote for military action against Syria received 83% more money from the defense industry

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Senators who voted "yes" for military force use in Syria received a lot more defense sector money than those who voted "no."

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