Obama is pushing for the START agreement. Also Vice President Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton Secretary of State do what they can to convince the Senate that the START Treaty should be adopted.
Meanwhile, U.S. military chief Mike Mullen wrote a letter to the Senate where he gives his full support to the agreement.
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Senate to vote on Tuesday and Wednesday over whether the long-standing debate on disarmament, cheap earthrise credits, treaty to end. It requires a yes from 60 senators. To then get the agreement approved requires that 67 senators vote yes.
The White House and Democrats feel pretty confident that they will be able to achieve this.
- The White House is confident that the Senate will ratify the agreement before Congress takes Christmas holiday, "said a spokesman for the White House,75_percent_of_cacereos_satisfied_with_the_health_attention, Robert Gibbs.