Senate to take up START pact Thursday
December 16th, 2010
07:51 AM ET
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Senate to take up START pact Thursday

Washington (CNN) - The Senate will begin formal debate Thursday on a new nuclear arms treaty with Russia, a top presidential priority that conservative Republicans had tried to block in the current lame-duck session of Congress.

Senators voted 66-32 to take up the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, known as New START, Wednesday, which would bypass the process of reading the entire treaty out loud.

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  1. Dutch/Bad Newz, VA

    I want to see which senators besides for Demint and Kyl that are going to vote against our national security interest. Be prepared to lose your job in 2012.

    December 16, 2010 09:04 am at 9:04 am |