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Jack Hoogendyk on Homeland Security

Republican Senate challenger


Military tribunals & domestic spying OK

Q: Do you support using military tribunals to try suspected terrorists when ordinary civilian courts are deemed inappropriate or impractical?

A: Yes.

Q: Should law enforcement agencies have greater discretion to monitor domestic communications, to prevent future terrorist attacks?

A: Yes.

Q: Should the United States hold foreign states accountable for terrorists who operate in their country?

A: Yes.

Q: Should the United States expand its missile defense shield?

A: Yes.

Source: Michigan Congressional Election 2008 Political Courage Test Aug 1, 2008

Spend whatever necessary to protect sovereignty & security

Q: Do you support or oppose the policy: "More spending on armed forces"?

A: This is the federal government's primary responsibility. We should spend whatever is necessary to protect this nation's sovereignty and security. At the same time, we should demand accountability from defense contractors, just as we would from any other entity that does business with the taxpayers.

Source: Email interview on 2008 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org Jun 3, 2008

Other candidates on Homeland Security: Jack Hoogendyk on other issues:
MI Gubernatorial:
Jennifer Granholm
MI Senatorial:
Carl Levin
Debbie Stabenow
Scotty Boman


2008 Senate retirements:

Wayne Allard(R,CO)
Larry Craig(R,ID)
Pete Domenici(R,NM)
Chuck Hagel(R,NE)
Trent Lott(R,MS)
Craig Thomas(R,WY)
John Warner(R,VA)

Incoming Obama Administration:

Pres.Barack Obama
V.P.Joe Biden
State:Hillary Clinton
HHS:Tom Daschle
Staff:Rahm Emanuel
DHS:Janet Napolitano
DOC:Bill Richardson
DoD:Robert Gates
A.G.:Eric Holder
Treas.:Tim Geithner
Winners of 2008 Senate Races:
( * if new to the Senate)
AK:*Begich over Stevens
AL:Sessions
AR:Pryor
CO:*Udall
DE:Biden and Kaufman
GA:Chambliss v.Martin (Dec. 2 runoff)
IA:Harkin
ID:*Risch
IL:Durbin
KS:Roberts
KY:McConnell
LA:Landrieu
MA:Kerry
ME:Collins
MI:Levin
MN:Coleman v.Franken (recounting as of Dec.1)
MS4:Wicker
MS6:Cochran
MT:Baucus
NC:*Hagan over Dole
NE:*Johanns
NH:*Shaheen over Sununu
NJ:Lautenberg
NM:*Udall
OK:Inhofe
OR:*Merkley over Smith
RI:Reed
SC:Graham
SD:Johnson
TN:Alexander
TX:Cornyn
VA:*Warner
WV:Rockefeller
WY4:Barrasso
WY6:Enzi
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Page last updated: Dec 02, 2008