Politics & Government

December 15, 2010

DeMint again: GOP senator threatens to block nuke treaty

A conservative Republican senator threatened Wednesday to stall a vote on a U.S.-Russia nuclear arms reduction treaty, the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s effort to “reset” relations with Moscow, by demanding that the pact and the accompanying legislation be read aloud line by line, which could tie up the Senate for 12 hours or more.

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