Executive Director John Tierney hosted a virtual town hall November 19, answering questions submitted by supporters on Iran, North Korea, Russia, Congress and prospects for the 2020 election.
By Anna Schumann The 2020 Democratic presidential primary is officially underway. We expect to hear from the candidates about a lot of important issues, like health care, the environment and government spending. But we also hope to hear a lot about nuclear weapons policy issues — not only because policy surrounding the world’s most dangerous […]
By John Isaacs Elections have consequences. Having Democrats as chairs of key committees — Rep. Adam Smith (WA) on Armed Services, Pete Visclosky (IN) on Defense Appropriations and Nita Lowey (NY) on the full Appropriations Committee — has consequences. The new House of Representatives last evening voted against funding the low yield W76-2 nuclear warhead […]
The Trump Administration wants new “low-yield” or “tactical” nuclear weapons, arguing they will better deter America’s adversaries and make nuclear war less likely. Here are four reasons why we don’t need them.
Latest news: ==Sen. Tom Carper (D) easily surmounted a primary challenge from the left on September 6, 65%-35%. ==State Rep. Geoff Diehl (R), who billed himself as a strong Trump supporter, easily won the Massachusetts Republican primary to face Sen. Elizabeth Warren. He is a distinct underdog. ==In Arizona, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D) handily won […]