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Moran, Roberts should support treaty on disabilities

  • WE Blog
  • Published Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at 1:26 p.m.
  • Updated Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at 1:50 p.m.

Any suspicion that the political right, after suffering a defeat on the debt ceiling and facing threats from business donors, is losing its clout can be dismissed by the fight over the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities," wrote columnist Albert Hunt. One of the biggest champions of the treaty is Bob Dole, who said that it "would have passed by voice vote" if it had come up while he was still in the Senate. But now Dole is having trouble even convincing Kansas Sens. Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts to support it.

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