Foreign Policy: Will New START get a vote this year?

“With all of the uncertainty surrounding the makeup of Congress following the Nov. 2 midterm elections, the Obama administration is pushing for a debate and vote on the New START nuclear reductions treaty before the membership of the Senate changes next January. Leading GOP senators, however, are doing everything they can to resist that plan.

“Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made clear she wants to see a vote on the U.S.-Russia pact — which passed through committee on Sept. 16 — during the “lame duck” session of Congress, after the November election but before newly elected senators take their seats.”

Read more at the Foreign Policy “The Cable.”