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The Senate on Wednesday ratified a new arms control treaty with Russia in a major foreign policy win for President Obama.
The conservative "red" states should see their political clout enhanced as a result of the Census Bureau's announcement Tuesday that the nation's population grew 9.7 percent over the past decade to nearly 309 million, with the fastest growth centered in states that went Republican in the 2008 presidential election.
President Obama and senior administration officials pressed Republican senators on Monday in a last-ditch effort to win Senate ratification of an arms- control treaty with Russia in the closing days of the lame-duck session.
Once again, as in 2008, Sen. John McCain has led conservatives over a cliff. Both defeats were a result of a conscious decision to unilaterally disarm morally and allow spurious claims to go unchallenged.
Key Senate Republicans on Sunday announced that they do not support ratification of a U.S.-Russia arms control treaty, upsetting White House plans to win passage of the pact during the lame-duck session of the Senate.
The 2010 census report coming out Tuesday will include a boatload of good political news for Republicans and grim data for Democrats hoping to re-elect President Obama and rebound from last month's devastating elections.
Setting the stage for a major social change, the Senate voted Saturday to overturn the military's policy banning openly gay and lesbian troops, know as "don't ask, don't tell," sending the repeal to President Obama for his signature.
President Obama on Saturday reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to building a long-range missile defense system in Europe that likely will be opposed by Russia and might prompt Moscow's withdrawal from the arms treaty known as the New START.
In a landmark vote for gay rights, the Senate on Saturday voted to advance legislation that would overturn the military ban on openly gay troops known as "don't ask, don't tell."