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<p>Senator John Kerry (Right) walks to the Senate floor during debate over ratification of the START treaty at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 22, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

Senator John Kerry (Right) walks to the Senate floor during debate over ratification of the START treaty at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 22, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Senator John Kerry (Right) walks to the Senate floor during debate over ratification of the START treaty at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 22, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>Senator John Kerry (D-MA) (L) and Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) (R) address a news conference to discuss their support of ratifying the new START treaty, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) (L) and Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) (R) address a news conference to discuss their support of ratifying the new START treaty, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) (L) and Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) (R) address a news conference to discuss their support of ratifying the new START treaty, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA) (L) listens as Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) (R) addresses a news conference to discuss their support of ratifying the new START treaty, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA) (L) listens as Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) (R) addresses a news conference to discuss their support of ratifying the new START treaty, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst more

U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA) (L) listens as Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) (R) addresses a news conference to discuss their support of ratifying the new START treaty, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>Senator Jon Kyl (C) leads a news conference about his opposition to moving forward on a vote to ratify the START treaty during the current lame duck session, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. Also pictured are Senator Jeff Sessions (L) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R). REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

Senator Jon Kyl (C) leads a news conference about his opposition to moving forward on a vote to ratify the START treaty during the current lame duck session, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. Also pictured are Senator Jeff...more

Senator Jon Kyl (C) leads a news conference about his opposition to moving forward on a vote to ratify the START treaty during the current lame duck session, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. Also pictured are Senator Jeff Sessions (L) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R). REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>Senator Jon Kyl (C) confers with Senator Lindsey Graham (2nd L) during a news conference about their opposition to moving forward on a vote to ratify the START treaty during the current lame duck session, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. Also pictured are Senator Jeff Sessions (L) and Senator John Barrasso (R). REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

Senator Jon Kyl (C) confers with Senator Lindsey Graham (2nd L) during a news conference about their opposition to moving forward on a vote to ratify the START treaty during the current lame duck session, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December...more

Senator Jon Kyl (C) confers with Senator Lindsey Graham (2nd L) during a news conference about their opposition to moving forward on a vote to ratify the START treaty during the current lame duck session, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. Also pictured are Senator Jeff Sessions (L) and Senator John Barrasso (R). REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>Senator John Kerry (L) and Senator Richard Lugar (R) hold a news conference to discuss their support of ratifying the new START treaty, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

Senator John Kerry (L) and Senator Richard Lugar (R) hold a news conference to discuss their support of ratifying the new START treaty, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Senator John Kerry (L) and Senator Richard Lugar (R) hold a news conference to discuss their support of ratifying the new START treaty, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>Senator Richard Lugar (L) and Senator John Kerry hold a news conference to discuss their support of ratifying the new START treaty, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

Senator Richard Lugar (L) and Senator John Kerry hold a news conference to discuss their support of ratifying the new START treaty, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Senator Richard Lugar (L) and Senator John Kerry hold a news conference to discuss their support of ratifying the new START treaty, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 21, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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