New START Endorsed

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Senate panel approved the New START nuclear arms control treaty with Russia on Thursday, advancing one of President Barack Obama’s main foreign policy priorities to an uncertain future in the full Senate.

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 14-4 to approve the treaty. The full Senate must consent to the agreement before it can go into effect, but it is unclear when the treaty will get a vote on the Senate floor.

(Reuters)


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