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William Hartung | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
William Hartung

The Obama administration has a lot on its plate at the moment, from North Korea to gun control to immigration to ongoing budget battles with the Congress. But despite these challenges, it can and must vigorously pursue the president's stated goal of eliminating nuclear weapons.

PROMISES, PROMISES: Obama's Mixed Results On Nukes

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — On April 5, 2009, America's new president stood at the gates of Prague castle in front of 20,000 Czechs waving flags and offered wh...

Obama Says NATO Leaders Back Him On Nuke Treaty

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LISBON, Portugal — President Barack Obama said he got a clear message from NATO leaders Friday on the stalled nuclear treaty with Russia: It wou...

Howard Fineman

Obama's Got (Found) Game | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - People who play basketball with Barack Obama say he's more dogged than flashy, more determined than skillful, more adaptable than unique....

Sam Stein

White House, Senate Dems Unload On DeMint Over START Demands | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jim DeMint's threat -- later retracted -- to stall the ratification process by literally reading aloud the entire nuclear treaty kn...

Sam Stein

Maine's Two Moderates Endorse The START Treaty | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine's two moderate Republican senators announced on Friday morning that they would support the START Treaty, a nuclear weapons pact wi...

Sam Stein

George H.W. Bush Announces Support For START Without White House Pushing | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For weeks, there has been talk of the White House rolling out a prominent Republican supporter of START, the nuclear weapons treaty nego...

Obama Tax Cut Plan: President Exhorts Members Of Congress To Back Deal

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Pushing a top foreign policy priority, President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday the Senate would quickly ratify a U.S....