By John Isaacs (last updated 1/14/22) On November 15, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) announced his retirement at the end of his term, the first Democrat to come to that decision. Previously, five Republican Senators had announced their retirement at the end of 2022: Burr (NC), Blunt (MO), Toomey (PA),Shelby (AL) and Portman […]
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 […]
Aron Bernstein was a Professor of Physics Emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a longtime supporter and board member of the Council for a Livable World. He has been active on nuclear arms control issues since 1969, and has served the Council in a variety of capacities ever since. In his time at MIT, […]
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The Council was saddened to learn of the death of Jeanne Guillemin, who along with her husband Matt Meselson, a longtime Council board member, discovered a secret Soviet anthrax outbreak in the 1990s. Jeanne was brilliant – a highly sought-after biological warfare expert known for her ability to make complex biological weapons topics easy for […]