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Senate moves ahead on nuclear arms treaty, clears initial hurdle on Obama priority

Publié par carmion le 16/12/2010

Associated Press

"WASHINGTON (AP) Senate Democrats secured the backing of a significant number of Republicans in a crucial test vote Wednesday on a new U.S.-Russia arms control treaty President Barack Obama's top foreign policy priority. "The 66-32 vote to take up the treaty bolstered White House and senior Democrats' claims that they will have the two-thirds majority needed to ratify it before Congress adjourns for the holiday, even though a majority of Republicans prefer waiting until next year. "Nine Republicans, including Sen. John McCain of Arizona, Obama's 2008 presidential rival and a top lawmaker on national security issues, supported moving ahead on the treaty now." Read on...
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"Senate moves ahead on nuclear arms treaty, clears initial hurdle on Obama priority", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2010. Consulté le 19/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/senate-moves-ahead-on-nuclear-arms-treaty-clears-initial-hurdle-on-obama-priority