NYTimes: Uncertainty in Senate Over Hearing on Russia Treaty

Uncertainty in Senate Over Hearing on Russia Treaty

“Senator John Kerry, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, put the New Start arms control treaty with Russia on his panel’s schedule for next week but then left open the possibility on Wednesday that he might not call a vote after all. Senator John Kerry this week in Washington, where the White House is looking for Republican votes for the New Start treaty. Mr. Kerry, a Massachusetts Democrat, slated the treaty for consideration next Wednesday, signaling that he would advance one of President Obama’s top priorities before the summer recess. But amid negotiations with Republicans, he issued a statement saying he had not made a final decision to hold the vote.”

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