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Iran deal likely to survive Capitol Hill opposition

Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Jerrold Nadler make two more votes to sustain President Obama's veto of the sure-to-come House and Senate resolutions to kill the Iran deal.


San Jose says "no" to war with Iran

Honks of support from passing motorists greeted South Bay activists calling on Rep. Lofgren to support the historic Iran agreement and were pleased to find that she has done so.


Demonstrators to Connecticut's Sen. Blumenthal: Peace yes! War, no!

Connecticut residents unfurled a long stream of petitions calling on Blumenthal to support the peace agreement with Iran as his six other Congressional colleagues have done.


Anti-nuclear weapons activist returns to prison

With prayer and song, dozens of supporters saw anti-nuclear weapons campaigner Susan Crane back to prison.


Fukushima fallout - U.S. regulatory agency loses top safety advocate

As attorneys who represent neighbors of proposed nuclear power plants in NRC licensing cases, we have watched the response to Fukushima with concern.


New START ratified, 71-26

The 71-26 vote marked a significant foreign policy achievement for the Obama administration during the lame-duck Congressional session.


New START hangs in the balance

Senate Republicans appeared increasingly determined to use the nuclear treaty as a political football in their drive to block all possible administration initiatives.


Republican stalling on START is recipe for gridlock

If the Senate decides to vote on the new START treaty with Russia, it will likely garner enough votes for passage, an expert with a top Washington think tank predicted.


Hiroshima Day vigil calls for nuclear abolition

Marking the 65th year since the first atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, vigils were held on the New Haven Green at time the bombs were dropped on August 6 and 9.


Seattle hosts 25th Annual From Hiroshima to Hope event

Since August 6, 1985, Seattle has hosted "Hiroshima to Hope" to bring the community together for peace and nuclear disarmament.

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