Category: Obama

Your question for the candidates

When we asked our supporters which peace issue you most want the presidential candidates to address at the upcoming GOP and Democratic national conventions, close to 50 percent chose military spending. Now that you’ve helped us choose, will you click here to send our question to the Obama […]

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Your meeting at the White House

Thanks to you, the White House got a clear message about the need to rid the world of nuclear weapons. On May 7, 2012, members of the Campaign for a Nuclear Weapons Free World coordinating committee presented our petition with 50,000 signatures that you helped collect to Ben […]

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$7.6 billion buys a lot of Valentine candy

Today, the Obama administration released their budget request for 2013. Here’s a look at the multi-billion dollar early Valentine’s Day gift to the nuclear weapons complex squirreled away within the Department of Energy’s budget. The President is requesting $7.6 billion for nuclear weapons activities, which is a lot […]

America’s Mayors Speak Out on Afghanistan

In his speech last month announcing plans for a disappointingly small withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, President Obama declared, America, it is time to focus on nation building here at home. The elected leaders of our local municipalities could not agree more. In a resolution passed at the annual […]