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Clinton Sees GOP Backing For START Treaty : (audio) NPR

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is sounding more confident that enough Republicans will support a new arms control treaty with Russia.

The Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty is central to the Obama administration’s reset of relations with Moscow and its overall nuclear strategy, but the ratification process has been an uphill battle. Clinton is making a final push.

“When the Senate returns, they must act,” Clinton told reporters at the State Department on Wednesday.

Clinton argued that U.S. national security interests are at stake.

Read more and listen to the audio here: Clinton Sees GOP Backing For START Treaty : NPR.

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