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December 17, 1990 | ELAINE CIULLA KAMARCK, Elaine Ciulla Kamarck is a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute
Having executed a masterpiece of inter national coalition-building, President Bush's failure to recognize that democracies cannot fight wars without strong public and legislative support has been incomprehensible. It was against this backdrop of careful international consultation that Bush failed to consult with Sen.
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March 13, 2014 | Lisa Mascaro
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - In an Atlanta hotel ballroom, Republican candidates vying for one of this year's most competitive Senate seats sparred recently over who could best impress a mostly white, conservative-leaning audience. Among the contenders: a gun rights advocate who made a national splash with plans to raffle an AR-15 rifle; a doctor who once agreed with the suggestion that pregnancy rarely results from rape; and a third who wanted poor students to sweep cafeteria floors to pay for their government-subsidized school lunches.
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September 17, 1994 | JACK NELSON, TIMES WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF
President Clinton, in an extraordinary last-ditch effort to resolve the Haiti crisis peacefully, is dispatching a delegation headed by former President Jimmy Carter to the Caribbean nation to persuade its military dictators to relinquish power. The White House announced the stunning development Friday afternoon only hours after senior national security officials had said that an invasion by U.S.
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January 15, 2012 | By Scott Martelle, Special to the Los Angeles Times
The Partnership Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb Philip Taubman Harper: 496 pp., $29.99 The op-ed article in the Wall Street Journal caught the nuclear world by surprise. Not for the argument it made but for who was making it. The piece ran five years ago this month, under the headline "A World Free of Nuclear Weapons," and was written by a remarkable bipartisan quartet of political figures: former secretaries of State Henry A. Kissinger(Nixon)
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July 13, 1996 | Associated Press
The Pentagon paid tribute to one of its great supporters and keen critics Friday, giving Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) a full military send-off in his last year in the Senate. "He leaves a magnificent legacy of wisdom, tenacity, vision and patriotism," Defense Secretary William J. Perry said in a ceremony on the parade grounds outside the Pentagon.
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March 7, 1988 | From a Times Staff Writer
Georgia Sen. Sam Nunn released a statement Sunday saying he voted by absentee ballot earlier last week in Tuesday's Democratic primary for Tennessee Sen. Albert Gore Jr. Nunn, who is leaving on a trip to the Soviet Union, said he "voted absentee for Al Gore because his views come closest to my own views as to what our nation must do to meet our challenges at home and abroad."
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October 23, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.), one of the Senate's most influential voices on national security matters, said he would consider "very strongly" any request from President Clinton to take over from Warren Christopher as secretary of state. Nunn, who is not seeking reelection next year, said, however, that he had not heard from Clinton about any such possibility. "It's a job that anyone would consider, I think," he said.
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April 20, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) proposed defense spending today above what House Democrats want but still far below what the Pentagon has proposed, saving money by cutting and slowing major programs and scaling down the Cold War pace of military activities.
NEWS
January 20, 1994 | From a Times Staff Writer
The White House intensified its search for a new defense secretary on Wednesday after the abrupt and unexpected withdrawal of nominee Bobby Ray Inman. Officials said that Georgia Democratic Sen. Sam Nunn, the powerful chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, had been approached about the job, but Nunn, who has sparred with President Clinton on defense budget issues and on the acceptance of gays in the military, declined to be considered.
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June 18, 1988 | Associated Press
Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) said Friday that he has told Dukakis' campaign chairman that he is not interested in the vice presidential nomination. Nunn said he did not rule out accepting such an offer, saying in an interview it would be "very presumptuous" to respond to hypothetical questions about what he would do if the No. 2 spot were offered by Dukakis, the likely Democratic presidential nominee. However, he said: "It's not my desire to have that job offered to me and then to turn it down.
NEWS
July 13, 1996 | Associated Press
The Pentagon paid tribute to one of its great supporters and keen critics Friday, giving Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) a full military send-off in his last year in the Senate. "He leaves a magnificent legacy of wisdom, tenacity, vision and patriotism," Defense Secretary William J. Perry said in a ceremony on the parade grounds outside the Pentagon.
NEWS
October 23, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.), one of the Senate's most influential voices on national security matters, said he would consider "very strongly" any request from President Clinton to take over from Warren Christopher as secretary of state. Nunn, who is not seeking reelection next year, said, however, that he had not heard from Clinton about any such possibility. "It's a job that anyone would consider, I think," he said.
NEWS
October 16, 1995 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sen. Sam Nunn, one of the top authorities in Congress on security and terrorism, warned Sunday that the United States has many inviting and inadequately protected terrorist targets and should pay heed to Japan's painful experience with the Aum Supreme Truth cult. Nunn (D-Ga.) said a study by his staff shows that the Japanese cult, which is accused in the deadly nerve gas attack on Tokyo's subways earlier this year, was working to develop biological weapons and the means to deliver them.
NEWS
October 10, 1995 | JANET HOOK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dealing a heavy blow to his party's efforts to regain power on Capitol Hill, Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) announced Monday that he will end a legislative career that has spanned a quarter-century of change in the Democratic Party, in the South and in the Senate as an institution. Nunn, a leading voice for conservative Democrats and his party's premier spokesman on defense issues, joins a stampede of Democrats--mostly moderates and Southerners--leaving Congress next year.
NEWS
February 25, 1995 | HELEN DEWAR and ERIC PIANIN, THE WASHINGTON POST
Senate GOP leaders said Friday that they will not go along with Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) and change their proposed balanced-budget constitutional amendment to bar enforcement by federal courts, even if it means defeat for the amendment in a showdown vote Tuesday. "If we're going to emasculate the amendment by putting provisions in there that are loopholes, we might as well quit now," said Sen. Orrin G. Hatch of Utah, the GOP floor leader for the amendment.
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September 17, 1994 | JACK NELSON, TIMES WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF
President Clinton, in an extraordinary last-ditch effort to resolve the Haiti crisis peacefully, is dispatching a delegation headed by former President Jimmy Carter to the Caribbean nation to persuade its military dictators to relinquish power. The White House announced the stunning development Friday afternoon only hours after senior national security officials had said that an invasion by U.S.
NEWS
March 12, 1989 | from United Press International
Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) warned fellow Democrats Friday that they are losing the "heart of the electorate" and must prove to mainstream voters that they can be trusted. In a keynote address to the Democratic Leadership Council a day after he successfully led the fight against the nomination of John Tower as defense secretary, Nunn stressed that the party must move quickly to recapture middle-class voters.
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February 21, 1987 | United Press International
Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) said Friday night he would not form a presidential exploratory committee but left open the possibility he would accept the Democratic nomination in 1988. "I know that if I tried to take on a presidential race in the next six months and also to perform my duties, I would wind up doing neither well," Nunn told 3,000 Democratic Party members at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner.
NEWS
January 20, 1994 | From a Times Staff Writer
The White House intensified its search for a new defense secretary on Wednesday after the abrupt and unexpected withdrawal of nominee Bobby Ray Inman. Officials said that Georgia Democratic Sen. Sam Nunn, the powerful chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, had been approached about the job, but Nunn, who has sparred with President Clinton on defense budget issues and on the acceptance of gays in the military, declined to be considered.
NEWS
May 16, 1993 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Clearly lining up on the side of Britain and France against President Clinton, Sen. Sam Nunn said Saturday that the United States should heed the advice of its allies, who reject Clinton's proposal to try to end the year-old conflict in Bosnia-Herzegovina by lifting an arms embargo and launching air strikes against Serbian military positions. "Our allies know more about it than we do," said Nunn, the Georgia Democrat who is chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee.
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