December 21, 2010 By a 67-28 vote, the Senate just decided that the NEW START arms agreement with Russia will be brought to the floor for an up-or-down vote on ratification. And the votes appear to be there to ratify the pact.
Sen. Lamar Alexander (at left), R-TN, in the Capitol on Monday. He will vote to ratify the New START arms treaty with Russia.
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December 21, 2010 Passage will add to the things the president and Congress have been able to get done during the lame-duck session.
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December 15, 2010 The Senate is starting on the last few procedural steps before this afternoon's expected vote on the tax deal worked out by the White House and Congressional Republicans.
November 22, 2010 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the fight over the new START treaty, and why more Marines back 'don't ask, don't tell.' In our second hour, is it time for college football playoffs?
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