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Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet isn’t on the Foreign Relations Committee or the Armed Services Committee. Or the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee.

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Michael Bennet (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)

But he is a Purple-state Democrat who apparently talks tough about wanting to curb the spread of nuclear weapons – and that was enough for The Council for a Livable World to choose Bennet as the first senator the group endorsed for the 2010 cycle.

Founded in 1962 by a nuclear physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project, The Council for a Livable World is a Washington, non profit that – according to its Web site – is “dedicated to reducing the danger of nuclear weapons and increasing national security.”

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