New Jersey Senator Cory Booker ran for president on a platform that gave "full-throated" support to nuclear energy, changing the politics of nuclear energy forever. Andrew Yang joined him in expressing support for advanced nuclear innovation.
Third Way and the Idaho National Laboratory partnered with Argonne National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to host a first-of-its-kind Advanced Nuclear Summit and Showcase in Washington, D.C. Speakers included Senators Sheldon Whitehouse, Lisa Murkowski, Cory Booker and John Crapo, all of whom presented reasons why they supported advanced nuclear.
Obama held a special summit on nuclear energy and then further announced a series of actions to ensure that Nuclear Energy remains a vibrant componets of the US's Clean Energy Strategy.