By John Isaacs After a 40-seat Democratic gain in the 2018 House election, Republicans are hoping to regain control of the House while Democrats will be trying to consolidate their gains. Update Feb. 26, 2020 from Hotline’s Wake-Up Call: As Sanders emerges as the frontrunner to clinch the Democratic nomination, his primary opponents have made fears […]
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.