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Republican Victory Could Boost Military Spending Locally

Chris Jennewein, TIMES OF SAN DIEGO

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

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“It will be a good development because of a united Congress. They can probably pass some legislation,” said Kelly Cunningham, economist and senior fellow at National University.
Cunningham predicted that with a Republican majority Congress could end the automatic spending cuts, or sequestration, that have been “a pretty blunt instrument” disrupting military budgets. San Diego would benefit, he said, because it receives the most military spending of any metropolitan area.