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December 22, 2010 5:39 pm ET filed under Video

The National Security Leadership Of Sen. Kyl

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December 22, 2010 3:31 pm ET filed under Blog

New START Victory Strengthens America, Weakens GOP's Irresponsible Fringe

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December 20, 2010 5:25 pm ET filed under Blog

On START, Senate GOP Process Complaints Are Bogus

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December 20, 2010 10:18 am ET filed under Blog

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - December 19, 2010

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December 20, 2010 10:17 am ET filed under Fact Check

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - December 19, 2010

With "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and the DREAM Act each put to bed, the Sunday shows shifted focus squarely to the New START arms-reduction treaty with Russia. On Fox News Sunday, Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) claimed that Condaleeza Rice wants the Senate to amend the treaty, but Rice actually called for changes to the resolution of ratification — a move more in keeping with the Senate's "advise and consent" role. Furthermore, Kyl's underlying concerns about missile defense are not grounded in fact. On CNN, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blamed the treaty's verification provisions for his decision to vote 'no,' and accused Democrats of "rushing" the process. But that's foolish — we've already gone more than a year without nuclear inspectors in Russia because the Senate is dragging its feet on START, and the vetting process that began in the spring has been unusually thorough compared to previous arms treaties. Elsewhere, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) said the judge who ruled the individual mandate unconstitutional got it right despite an error in his decision that one conservative legal expert called "obvious." And Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) ignored the Bush administration's terrible fiscal legacy in claiming that "every bit" of our debt problem comes from entitlements.

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December 17, 2010 5:17 pm ET filed under Video

Sen. DeMint: START Treaty Will Increase Number Of Nuclear Weapons

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December 15, 2010 11:48 am ET filed under Blog

Sen. Kyl Wants Christmas Vacation More Than Nuclear Inspectors In Russia

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November 22, 2010 6:38 pm ET filed under Foreign Policy Matters

Republicans Continue To Treat National Security As A Partisan Issue

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