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War & PeaceArms Controls Treaties
Progressive/ Conservative Stance
Winning Side
2011 House of Representatives
Roll Call 375. (H.R. 1540) Final passage of legislation providing annual funding for Defense Department programs, continuing the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy that banned gays from serving openly in the military, and prohibiting the Obama administration from implementing a nuclear weapons reduction treaty with Russia May 26, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2010 Senate
Roll Call 298. Ratification (enactment) of a nuclear weapons reduction treaty limiting the number of warheads the U.S. and Russia could maintain in their nuclear arsenals to 1,550 Dec 22, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 297. On an amendment that would have required the president to certify that he had negotiated a legally binding agreement stating that Russia would not use “covers” with respect to its nuclear warheads (“covers” literally conceal nuclear weapons and thus hinder weapons inspections). This amendment was offered to a resolution accompanying a nuclear weapons reduction treaty known as the “New START Treaty.” Dec 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 296. On an amendment that would have required the president to certify that he had negotiated a legally binding agreement stating that Russia would not deploy a significant number of nuclear-armed sea-launched cruise missiles during the duration of a nuclear weapons reduction treaty. This amendment was offered to a resolution accompanying a nuclear weapons reduction treaty known as the “New START Treaty.” Dec 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 295. On an amendment that would have required the U.S. Senate to review rulings made by a commission established to resolve disputes (relating to a nuclear weapons reduction treaty) between Russia and the U.S. if those rulings “create new rights or obligations for the United States.” This amendment was offered to a resolution accompanying a nuclear weapons reduction treaty. Dec 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 294. On tabling (killing) an amendment that would have required the president to certify that Russia had returned all military equipment owned by the United States that was confiscated during the Russian invasion of the Republic of Georgia in August 2008. This amendment was offered to a resolution accompanying a nuclear weapons reduction treaty. Dec 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 293. On an amendment – to a nuclear weapons reduction treaty – that would have explicitly limited the capacity of Russia and the U.S. to maintain rail mobile launchers (which enable nuclear weapons to be launched from trains). This amendment would have had the effect of killing the treaty for the foreseeable future;any tampering with the treaty’s language would have torpedoed the agreement entirely. Dec 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 292. A nuclear weapons reduction treaty limiting the number of warheads the U.S. and Russia could maintain in their nuclear arsenals to 1,550 – On the motion to end debate on the treaty Dec 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 287. On an amendment that would have required the United States and Russia to begin negotiations on an agreement to limit the possession of tactical nuclear weapons. (“Tactical weapons” are short-range nuclear weapons designed to be used on the battlefield.) This amendment was offered to a nuclear weapons reduction treaty. The amendment would have had the effect of killing the treaty for the foreseeable future;any tampering with the treaty’s language would have torpedoed the agreement entirely. Dec 20, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 286. On an amendment that would have increased the number of nuclear delivery systems permitted under a nuclear weapons reduction treaty. (A “nuclear delivery system” refers to the technology that launches a nuclear weapon in a manner that will enable it to detonate on or near its target.) This amendment would have effectively killed the treaty for the foreseeable future. Dec 20, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 285. On an amendment (to a nuclear weapons reduction treaty) that would have required additional inspections of nuclear weapons facilities. This amendment would have effectively killed the treaty for the foreseeable future. Dec 20, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 283. On an amendment stating that there was a “greater need for transparency” with respect to U.S. and Russian tactical weapons systems. This amendment was offered to a nuclear weapons reduction treaty, and would have had the effect of killing it entirely for the foreseeable future. (“Tactical weapons” are short-range nuclear weapons designed to be used on the battlefield) Dec 19, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 282. On an amendment that would have eliminated language in a nuclear arms reduction treaty which some senators believed could harm U.S. efforts to build a missile defense system. This amendment would have effectively killed the treaty for the foreseeable future. Dec 18, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2010 House of Representatives
Roll Call 470. (H. Con. Res 301) Legislation directing the president to remove U.S. troops from Pakistan – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the measure Jul 27, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2009 House of Representatives
Roll Call 328. (H.R.2410) On passage of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act providing funding for foreign diplomatic and political operations in the 2010 and 2011 fiscal years Jun 10, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 321. (H.R. 2410) On the Ros-Lehtinen of Florida Amendment, which would have withheld $4.5 million in funds for the International Atomic Energy Agency Jun 10, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 320. (H.R. 2410) On the Berman of California Amendment, which made a wide range of changes to the bill providing funding for foreign relations operations in the 2010 and 2011 fiscal years Jun 10, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2007 House of Representatives
Roll Call 14. Implementing the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission (H.R. 1)/Motion to recommit with instructions Jan 09, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2003 Senate
Roll Call 189. S. 1050. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Table (Kill) an Amendment to Cut Funding for the Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons. May 21, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 187. S. 1050. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Allow the Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons. May 21, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 186. S. 1050. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Table (Kill) an Amendment to Block Research Funding for the Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons. May 20, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 42. Treaty on Strategic Offensive Reductions/Vote to Create Procedures to Verify Compliance with Treaty. Mar 06, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 41. Treaty on Strategic Offensive Reductions/Vote to Impel the President to Consult the Senate Before the President Makes Any Changes to the Treaty. Mar 06, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2003 House of Representatives
Roll Call 221. H.R. 1588. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Passage of a Bill to Provide Funding for the Research and Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons and Exempt the Defense Department from the Endangered Species Act. May 22, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 216. H.R. 1588. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Transfer Funding for the Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons into Conventional Weapons Research. May 22, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2002 House of Representatives
Roll Call 269. HR 5010. Defense Appropriations for 2003/Vote to Revoke Funding to the Missile Defense Program. Jun 27, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 268. Procedural Motion/Protest Vote to Adjourn Congressional Session in Response to Republican Tactics of Combining Military Spending with Funding for a Missile Defense Program. Jun 27, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 214. Procedural Motion/Vote to Table (Kill) a Requirement that the President Obtain Congressional Approval Before Withdrawing from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. Jun 06, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative

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