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Ian Kullgren

Ian Kullgren is a staff reporter for the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire. Prior to his current role, he covered the 2012 election in his home state of Michigan, where he followed the Republican primary race in Michigan’s 6th Congressional District for MLive Media Group. He was also a member of the Michigan capitol press corps for Michigan State University's State News, covering Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, the state legislature and the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
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Sequestration Could Give Ammunition to Spies, Officials Warn

April 12, 2013 The main discussion about sequestration weakening national security has centered on cuts to the military, but government and industry officials are warning that the cuts could have another unforeseen threat: foreign spying. In a Buzzfeed article published Wednesday, Rep. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and several officials with knowledge of security clearance...

Defense Department Goes Green to Save Lives, Not Environment

April 4, 2013 Defense Department officials are pushing forward with an array of green energy initiatives, but saving the environment isn’t what’s driving their interest. Instead, they’re seeking to save lives and dollars. Defense officials are beginning to test solar-powered devices for troops in Afghanistan with the hope of reducing the number of...

GOP Seeks to Unwind Health Care Overhaul By Starving Agencies of Funding

March 29, 2013 Their sights might be lowered, but they haven’t surrendered. This week marks the one-year anniversary of Supreme Court arguments that resulted in the Affordable Care Act being upheld, and Republicans are re-tailoring their battle plan to fit the landscape. Instead of pushing for a straightforward repeal by Congress -- which...

Hidden From View, Offerings at Vietnam Memorial Reveal Nation’s Loss

March 19, 2013 Duery Felton doesn’t go looking for things. War found him at age 19, when he was drafted to be an Army specialist in Vietnam. After a year of fighting the Viet Cong near the Cambodian border, the native Washingtonian returned in 1968 wounded and discouraged. As a black Vietnam veteran,...

Photos: Inaugural Committee Holds Dress Rehearsal with Fake Obamas

January 14, 2013 President Barack Obama might have been beaten to the punch. On Sunday, Air Force Staff Sgt. Serpico Elliott got a chance to briefly walk in his commander-in-chief’s shoes: from inside the Capitol down to the presidential podium for the inaugural dress rehearsal. The stand-in first lady – 20-year-old Army Spc....

For Nixon’s 100th Birthday, Supporters Seek to Reshape Legacy

January 11, 2013 About a mile away from the Watergate complex, President Richard Nixon’s loyalists regrouped for the first time in years. More than 400 Nixon relatives and former staff members packed into an ornate ballroom at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel on Wednesday night to celebrate the late leader’s 100th birthday ­– one...

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