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Megan Scully is a staff writer (defense and national security) for National Journal.
After months of wrangling on Capitol Hill, the Senate today is expected to deliver President Obama a decisive political win and approve the New START arms-reduction treaty with Russia. Treaty supporters are now confident they have more than the 67 votes required for approval despite lingering concerns among some Republicans that the accord could hamstring missile defense efforts or otherwise hurt the United States' strategic posture. … More »
Delaying vote until after the lame-duck session could leave issue to be decided in the courts, Defense secretary says More »
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