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InsiderOnline Blog: December 2010

No Major Treaties Have Ever Been Ratified by a Lame-Duck Congress

President Obama wants the Senate, currently in a lame-duck session, to ratify the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty. But, according to cross-checking by Heritage Foundation researchers, no major treaty has ever been ratified during a lame-duck session of the Senate. See “Treaty Ratifications During Lame-Duck Sessions,” by Matthew Spalding and Anna Leutheuser.

Posted on 12/10/10 05:24 PM by Alex Adrianson

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