Nation: Carter Pulls One Out

Despite doubts, the Senate backs uranium sale to India

Jimmy Carter lost his case before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. He was beaten by the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the full House of Representatives and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. But last week Carter won the final set and with it the match—for the time being at least. The Senate voted 48 to 46 to allow the Administration to sell uranium to India. The skein of defeats and the closeness and bipartisan nature of the final vote in the Senate reflected the complexity of the issue,...

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