THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

Obama seeks money for nuclear weapons work

By SUE MAJOR HOLMES, Associated Press Writer Sue Major Holmes, Associated Press Writer 1 hr 16 mins ago

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – President Barack Obama is seeking increased funding for nuclear weapons research and security programs next year, even as his administration promotes nonproliferation and has pledged to reduce the world’s stockpile of nuclear arms.

The administration on Monday asked Congress for more than $7 billion for activities related to nuclear weapons in the budget of the National Nuclear Security Administration, an increase of $624 million from the 2010 fiscal year

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