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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Mike Beebe on Homeland Security
Democratic Governor: Click here for Mike Beebe on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Gilbert on Homeland Security
Libertarian Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Gilbert on other issues.
  • We do not need a standing army. (Aug 2014)
Tim Griffin on Homeland Security
GOP Lt.Gov Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tim Griffin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)
Mike Ross on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (AR-4): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ross on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted YES on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 89% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Study & address suicides among veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)

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John Boozman on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Tom Cotton on Homeland Security
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Cotton on other issues.
  • AdWatch: No sense of entitlement from serving in military. (Mar 2014)
  • Monitor our enemies through terrorist-surveillance programs. (Nov 2012)
  • Well-funded military with world's most advanced weapons. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Mark Pryor on Homeland Security
Democratic Jr Senator (AR): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mark Pryor on other issues.
  • We must take better care of our veterans. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted NO on cutting $221M in benefits to Filipinos who served in WWII US Army. (Apr 2008)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA court warrant to monitor US-to-foreign calls. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Rated 80% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Restore habeas corpus for detainees in the War on Terror. (Jun 2007)

House:


Rick Crawford on Homeland Security
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Crawford on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Mike Ross on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (AR-4): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ross on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted YES on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 89% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Study & address suicides among veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Steve Womack on Homeland Security
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Womack on other issues.
  • Commanded battalion in Multinational Force in Sinai. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Asa Hutchinson on Homeland Security
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Asa Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
Mark Swaney on Homeland Security
2014 Green Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Swaney on other issues.
  • We spend way too much on the military. (Aug 2014)
Tom Cotton on Homeland Security
Republican (Senate run 2014) (District 4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Cotton on other issues.
  • AdWatch: No sense of entitlement from serving in military. (Mar 2014)
  • Monitor our enemies through terrorist-surveillance programs. (Nov 2012)
  • Well-funded military with world's most advanced weapons. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Tim Griffin on Homeland Security
Republican (Governor run 2014) (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tim Griffin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)
Mike Huckabee on Homeland Security
Former GOP Governor (1996-2006); Pres. candidate (2008): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Mike Huckabee on other issues.
  • Islamo-fascists hate us & want to destroy our way of life. (Nov 2008)
  • Fight terror with CIA and small quick strikes. (Nov 2008)
  • No draft, but mandatory one-year civilian service by age 26. (Nov 2008)
  • Use everything at president’s disposal to keep US safe. (Feb 2008)
  • Support moderate modern evil over Al-Qaeda’s medieval evil. (Jan 2008)
  • Fight terrorism by increasing spending on armed forces & CIA. (Jan 2008)
  • Torture is unproductive, and should not be US policy. (Dec 2007)
  • Kick rear ends if documents destroyed to protect rear ends. (Dec 2007)
  • Opposes waterboarding; close Guantanamo as a bad symbol. (Dec 2007)
  • Raise enlistment rates with Veterans’ Bill of Rights. (Sep 2007)
  • No student visas to citizens of terrorist states. (Sep 2007)
  • Guantanamo prisoners are treated very well. (Jun 2007)
  • Better to make mistakes at Guantanamo to protect Americans. (Jun 2007)
  • Islamic jihadists celebrate death; we have culture of life. (May 2007)
  • Guard & Reserve did their duty; it’s beginning to wear. (Jan 2007)
  • Strength is more effective deterrent to war than weakness. (Jan 2007)
  • Keeping Guantanamo prisoners more important than location. (Jan 2006)
  • Islamic terror is about worldwide caliphate, not US attacks. (Jan 2006)
  • Deal with terrorism as a joint federal-state responsibility. (Feb 2001)
  • Include states in anti-terrorism planning. (Sep 2001)
Dale Bumpers on Homeland Security
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Dale Bumpers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex basic training. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted NO on favoring 36 vetoed military projects. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on banning chemical weapons. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty. (Jun 1996)
  • Voted NO on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
Tim Hutchinson on Homeland Security
Former Republican Sr Senator (until 2002): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tim Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing another round of military base closures. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying National Missile Defense ASAP. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on military pay raise of 4.8%. (Feb 1999)
  • Voted NO on favoring 36 vetoed military projects. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on banning chemical weapons. (Apr 1997)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
David Pryor on Homeland Security
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Pryor on other issues.
  • Voted NO on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty. (Jun 1996)
  • Voted NO on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
Marion Berry on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (AR-1): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Marion Berry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Rated 89% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
John Boozman on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Jay Dickey on Homeland Security
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jay Dickey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Tom Formicola on Homeland Security
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Tom Formicola on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Holt on Homeland Security
Republican challenger for Senate (AR): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Holt on other issues.
  • The Patriot Act harms civil liberties. (Apr 2010)
  • Expand the armed forces. (Apr 2010)
  • Trust Bush’s homeland security decisions and recommendations. (Oct 2004)
  • Pull troops out of places like Bosnia and Haiti. (Jul 2004)
  • Expand the Military. (Jul 2004)
Asa Hutchinson on Homeland Security
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Asa Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
Rebekah Kennedy on Homeland Security
Green Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rebekah Kennedy on other issues.
  • Less spending on armed forces & less aggressive war. (May 2008)
  • Immediately repeal the Patriot Act. (May 2008)
Blanche Lambert Lincoln on Homeland Security
Democratic Sr Senator (AR): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Blanche Lambert Lincoln on other issues.
  • Seniority concerns shouldn’t outweigh intelligence decisions. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on cutting $221M in benefits to Filipinos who served in WWII US Army. (Apr 2008)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA court warrant to monitor US-to-foreign calls. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing another round of military base closures. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying National Missile Defense ASAP. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on military pay raise of 4.8%. (Feb 1999)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 70% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
  • Expand health services for women veterans. (Mar 2009)
Vic Snyder on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (AR-2): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Vic Snyder on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Rated 89% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Restore habeas corpus for detainees in the War on Terror. (Jun 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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