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Bobby Jindal on Foreign Policy
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Jindal on other issues.
  • America is exceptional & should remain the greatest country. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)

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Bill Cassidy on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Cassidy on other issues.
  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Mary Landrieu on Foreign Policy
Democratic Sr Senator (LA): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Mary Landrieu on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on killing a bill for trade sanctions if China sells weapons. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO on capping foreign aid at only $12.7 billion. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on limiting the President's power to impose economic sanctions. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on limiting NATO expansion to only Poland, Hungary & Czech. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on $17.9 billion to IMF. (Mar 1998)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • Monitor human rights in Uganda-Sudan crisis. (Aug 2004)
  • Increase aid to avert humanitarian crisis in Congo. (Dec 2005)
  • Co-chair of the Silk Road Congressional Caucus. (Nov 2007)
  • Remove African National Congress from terrorist list. (May 2008)
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Afghan laws violate women's human rights on sex & divorce. (Apr 2009)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
David Vitter on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for David Vitter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)

House:


Rodney Alexander on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (LA-5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Rodney Alexander on other issues.
  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Charles Boustany on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (LA-7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Charles Boustany on other issues.
  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan. (Nov 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Bill Cassidy on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 6): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Cassidy on other issues.
  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
John Fleming on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Fleming on other issues.
  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -6 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Jeff Landry on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Landry on other issues.
  • Assert the 10th Amendment; limit supernational organizations. (Nov 2010)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -4 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Vance McAllister on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 5): Click here for Vance McAllister on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Cedric Richmond on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cedric Richmond on other issues.
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Steve Scalise on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (LA-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Scalise on other issues.
  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -4 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Kathleen Blanco on Foreign Policy
Democratic LA Governor: Click here for Kathleen Blanco on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Foster on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Governor (1996-2003): Click here for Mike Foster on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Hugh Baker on Foreign Policy
Republican (Resigned 2008) (District 6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Richard Hugh Baker on other issues.
  • Voted NO on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
John Breaux on Foreign Policy
Former Democratic incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Breaux on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on killing a bill for trade sanctions if China sells weapons. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO on capping foreign aid at only $12.7 billion. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting the President's power to impose economic sanctions. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on limiting NATO expansion to only Poland, Hungary & Czech. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on $17.9 billion to IMF. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
John Cooksey on Foreign Policy
2004 former Republican Nominee: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Cooksey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
Chris John on Foreign Policy
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 7): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chris John on other issues.
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
Chris John on Foreign Policy
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chris John on other issues.
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
Bennett Johnston on Foreign Policy
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bennett Johnston on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
Bob Livingston on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Bob Livingston on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Billy Tauzin on Foreign Policy
Republican (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Billy Tauzin on other issues.
  • Voted NO on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
Billy Tauzin III on Foreign Policy
Former GOP Challenger (2004) (District 3): Click here for Billy Tauzin III on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Cao on Foreign Policy
Republican (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Cao on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
John Cooksey on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Cooksey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
Bobby Jindal on Foreign Policy
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Jindal on other issues.
  • America is exceptional & should remain the greatest country. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
John Neely Kennedy on Foreign Policy
Democratic Senate Challenger (LA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Neely Kennedy on other issues.
  • Support Israel, our only true friend in the Middle East. (Oct 2004)
  • $5M in Israel bonds is a win-win for Israel and Louisiana. (Oct 2004)
Jim McCrery on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (LA-4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jim McCrery on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
Charles Melancon on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Charles Melancon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
Charles Melancon on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Charles Melancon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
David Vitter on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for David Vitter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
Paul Carmouche on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Paul Carmouche on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Don Cazayoux on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (LA-6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Don Cazayoux on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
William Jefferson on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (LA-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for William Jefferson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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