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11-HR2757 on Aug 1, 2011

Bill Sponsorship: Iraq Withdrawal Accountability Act
Source: H.R.2757
A BILL: To prohibit the use of funds to maintain United States Armed Forces and military contractors in Iraq after December 31, 2011.
    Congress makes the following findings:
  1. The Agreement Between the US and the Republic of Iraq states that the deadline for withdrawal of US Armed Forces from Iraq is December 31, 2011.
  2. The American people support the withdrawal of US Armed Forces from Iraq by the agreed upon deadline of December 31, 2011, and during the campaign of then presidential candidate Barack Obama, the President stated that he would end the war in Iraq and bring our troops home.
  3. It is estimated that the US will save tens of billions of dollars by bringing all US Armed Forces and military contractors safely home from Iraq by the agreed upon deadline of December 31, 2011.
  4. Leaving US Armed Forces in Iraq beyond the deadline is not in US security interests, strategic interests, and economic interests.
    STATEMENTS OF POLICY:
  • It is the policy of the US to withdraw all US Armed Forces and military contractors from Iraq by December 31, 2011.
  • No funds may be used to maintain US Armed Forces or military contractors in Iraq after December 31, 2011.
  • No funds may be used to establish any military installation or base for the purpose of providing for the permanent stationing of US Armed Forces in Iraq.
  • No funds may be used to exercise United States control over any oil resource of Iraq.
  • Exceptions: shall not apply to the use of funds for US Armed Forces for protection of the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Question 17: Stay out of Iran Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: War & Peace
  • Headline: Terminate funding for Iraq War on Dec. 31, 2011 (Score: 2)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill terminating funding for Iraq War in 2011 (Score: 2)

    Participating counts on AmericansElect question 5.
  • Headline: Terminate funding for Iraq War on Dec. 31, 2011 (Answer: D)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill terminating funding for Iraq War in 2011 (Answer: D)
  • AmericansElect Quiz Question 5 on Foreign Policy: When you think about the US pursuing its interests abroad, which of the following is closest to your opinion?
    • A: The US should always act in its own interest regardless of what other countries think
    • B: The US should rarely listen to other countries
    • C: The US should listen to other countries more often than not
    • D: The US should always listen to other countries before pursuing its own interests
    • E: Unsure


  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
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  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 11-HR2757

Earl Blumenauer s1sOregon Democrat 
Michael Capuano s1sMA Former Democratic Primary Senate Challenger (2009) 
Judy Chu s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Yvette Clarke s1sNew York Democrat 
William Lacy Clay s1sMissouri Democrat 
Steve Cohen s1sTennessee Democrat 
John Conyers s1sMichigan Democrat 
Jerry Costello s1sIllinois Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Keith Ellison s1sMinnesota Democrat 
Sam Farr s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Bob Filner s1sCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011) 
Barney Frank s1sMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Raul Grijalva s1sArizona Democrat 
Luis Gutierrez s1sIllinois Democrat 
Janice Hahn s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Alcee Hastings s1sFlorida Democrat 
Mike Honda s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Jesse Louis Jackson s1sIllinois Democrat (Resgined 2013) 
Hank Johnson s1sGeorgia Democrat 
Barbara Lee s2pCalifornia Democrat 
John Lewis s1sGeorgia Democrat 
Zoe Lofgren s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Carolyn Maloney s1sNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Jim McDermott s1sWashington Democrat 
Jim McGovern s1sMassachusetts Democrat 
John Olver s1sMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Chellie Pingree s1sMaine Democrat 
Charles Rangel s1sNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
Laura Richardson s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Loretta Sanchez s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Jan Schakowsky s1sIllinois Democrat 
Jose Serrano s1sNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Louise Slaughter s1sNew York Democrat 
Jackie Speier s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Pete Stark s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Ed Towns s1sNew York Democrat/Liberal (Retiring) 
Nydia Velazquez s1sNew York Democrat/Working-Families 
Maxine Waters s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Lynn Woolsey s1sCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012) 



Republicans participating in 11-HR2757

Jimmy Duncan s1sTennessee Republican 
Timothy Johnson s1sIllinois Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Walter Beaman Jones s1sNorth Carolina Republican 
Ron Paul s1sPOTUS Republican (Libertarian 1988) 



Independents participating in 11-HR2757

Donna Christensen s1sVirgin Islands - 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 39
Republicans: 4
Independents: 1


















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