Opening Act: LOST in a Roman Wilderness of Pain

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Reporting on Politics and Policy.
July 17 2012 8:13 AM

Opening Act: LOST in a Roman Wilderness of Pain

The once-fringe campaign against the Law of the Sea Treaty wins by pulling over swing state Republicans to the "nay" side.

“4 additional senators have joined in opposition to LOST, including Mike Johanns (R-NE), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Rob Portman (R-OH) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA). With 34 senators against the misguided treaty, LOST will not be ratified by the Senate this year,” Sen. Jim DeMint, South Carolina Republican, said in a statement on his website.
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David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics