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START Treaty Passed By Senate

AP | DONNA CASSATA and DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday ratified an arms control treaty with Russia that reins in the nuclear weapons that could plunge the world i...

START Treaty Fractures GOP Unity In Senate

Politics Daily | Patricia Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The vote, which was 67 to 28, was major break in party unity for the GOP, which has successfully blocked several bills before the November elections a...

START Treaty Will Secure Enough Votes To Pass, GOP Senators Say

The Hill | Alexander Bolton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican senators say privately they expect the Senate to ratify the New START treaty this week, which would hand President Obama his third major vi...

Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell Announces He Will Oppose New START Treaty

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will oppose the new START Treaty, a bilateral arms reduction treaty between the United States and...

Any Republican Senator Voting for START Should Get a Primary Challenger

Richard Grenell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Grenell

Voting to implement the new START treaty in its current form is not only dangerous for Americans' security but will send a strong signal to President Obama that he can continue to dilute U.S. defense capabilities.

START Treaty Claims Pushed By Republicans Disputed By Military Leaders

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — U.S. military leaders dismissed Republican claims that a new arms treaty with Russia would hamper America's missile defense efforts...

Claire McCaskill: GOP 'Hiding Behind Skirts'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) accused Republicans over the weekend of "hiding behind the skirts" of GOP Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) in what she characteriz...