START treaty

McConnell, Kyl Announce Opposition To START Agreement

Republican senators that vote for the new START nuclear arms treaty with Russia will have to do so against the wishes of GOP leadership. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-AZ) both said Sunday that they

START Treaty Survives McCain Amendment Poison Pill

Looks like John McCain is continuing to have a bad day today. His poison pill that would have derailed the START Treaty failed in the Senate shortly after the repeal of DADT. START treaty survives threat from McCain amendment on missile

GOP Threatens To Hold START Hostage Over 'Don't Ask' Repeal

As the repeal of the military's gay ban edges closer, Republicans are finding more ways to derail the effort. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) announced on the Senate floor Friday that many of his Republican colleagues may vote against the new START

More Bipartisan Wankery From Peggy Noonan

Peggy Noonan wants the viewers of Meet the Press to believe that if George H.W. Bush or George W. Bush just spoke up in favor of ratifying the START Treaty, that the Republicans in the Senate would quit playing political games and ratify it. Sure