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 […]
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