Historic START Treaty Wins Overwhelming Senate Vote, 71-26
David Lightman, McClatchy Newspapers: "The Senate Wednesday voted 71-26 to approve a historic U.S.-Russia nuclear arms treaty that mandates new reductions in both nations' deployed strategic nuclear weapons. Thirteen Republicans joined 56 Democrats and two independents in giving an overwhelming bipartisan endorsement of the pact signed in Prague in April by President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. 'We have lived up to our moment,' said Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry, D-Mass."
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