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Neil Abercrombie on Homeland Security
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie 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 NO on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • End the use of anti-personnel mines. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a Department of Peace and Nonviolence. (Feb 2007)
  • Appoint chiropractors as commissioned officers. (Apr 2008)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • Restore habeas corpus for detainees in the War on Terror. (Jun 2007)
Duke Aiona on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for Duke Aiona on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Ige on Homeland Security
Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee: Click here for David Ige on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

HI 2014: 2014 HI Senate debate


Daniel Akaka on Homeland Security
Democratic Jr Senator (HI): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Akaka on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted NO on cutting $221M in benefits to Filipinos who served in WWII US Army. (Apr 2008)
  • Voted YES on requiring FISA court warrant to monitor US-to-foreign calls. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on allowing another round of military base closures. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO 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 YES 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)
  • Rated 90% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored bill for Iraq budget to be part of defense budget. (Jun 2006)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
Colleen Hanabusa on Homeland Security
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Spending on wars reduces resources at home. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Armed Services. (Mar 2011)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)
Mazie Hirono on Homeland Security
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Sensible compromise needed on $50 billion military cut. (Oct 2012)
  • Pre-emptive strike should not be basis of foreign policy. (Nov 2006)
  • 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)
  • Establish a Department of Peace and Nonviolence. (Feb 2007)
  • Include post-traumatic stress disorder in vet's disability. (Feb 2008)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)
Daniel Inouye on Homeland Security
Democratic Sr Senator (HI): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Inouye on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • 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 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 NO on allowing another round of military base closures. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO 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 YES on prohibiting same-sex basic training. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 50% by SANE, indicating a mixed record on military issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored bill for Iraq budget to be part of defense budget. (Jun 2006)
Linda Lingle on Homeland Security
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • Don't let up on its defense spending, like pre-WWII. (Oct 2012)
  • Keep military forces at a high state of readiness. (Mar 2012)
Eddie Pirkowski on Homeland Security
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Eddie Pirkowski on other issues.
  • More high-tech defense; more police. (Jun 2012)
  • Follow the Constitution even with regards to terrorism. (Jun 2012)
  • Keep PATRIOT Act at state level, with emergency exceptions. (Jun 2012)
  • Peace through strength; keep nuclear missiles & research. (Jun 2012)
Brian Schatz on Homeland Security
Democratic Jr Senator Appointee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brian Schatz on other issues.
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)

House:


Charles Djou on Homeland Security
Republican Governor challenger (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Djou on other issues.
  • America must maintain its strong military. (Nov 2010)
Tulsi Gabbard on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
  • Supports reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
  • by VoteVets.org; against wasteful defense spending. (Nov 2012)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Linda Lingle on Homeland Security
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • Don't let up on its defense spending, like pre-WWII. (Oct 2012)
  • Keep military forces at a high state of readiness. (Mar 2012)
Cam Cavasso on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Cam Cavasso on other issues.
  • High priority on strengthening our military & intelligence. (Aug 2004)
  • Do not reinstate the military draft. (Aug 2004)
Colleen Hanabusa on Homeland Security
Democrat (Senate run 2014) (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Spending on wars reduces resources at home. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Armed Services. (Mar 2011)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)
Mazie Hirono on Homeland Security
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Sensible compromise needed on $50 billion military cut. (Oct 2012)
  • Pre-emptive strike should not be basis of foreign policy. (Nov 2006)
  • 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)
  • Establish a Department of Peace and Nonviolence. (Feb 2007)
  • Include post-traumatic stress disorder in vet's disability. (Feb 2008)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)
Ben Cayetano on Homeland Security
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ben Cayetano on other issues.
  • Deal with terrorism as a joint federal-state responsibility. (Feb 2001)
  • Include states in anti-terrorism planning. (Sep 2001)
  • Study terrorist threats against nuclear waste repositories. (Aug 2001)
Ed Case on Homeland Security
Democratic challenger (2006); U.S. Rep.: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 100% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
Neil Abercrombie on Homeland Security
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie 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 NO on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • End the use of anti-personnel mines. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a Department of Peace and Nonviolence. (Feb 2007)
  • Appoint chiropractors as commissioned officers. (Apr 2008)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • Restore habeas corpus for detainees in the War on Terror. (Jun 2007)
Ed Case on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 100% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
Patsy Mink on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Patsy Mink on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • End the use of anti-personnel mines. (Mar 2001)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • Establish a Women's Bureau in Dept. of Veterans Affairs. (Aug 1993)
  • Recognize women veterans; assist military families. (Jul 1999)
Cynthia Thielen on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Cynthia Thielen on other issues.
  • Our oil dependency funds terrorism. (Oct 2006)
  • Replace Rumsfeld. (Oct 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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