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John Kitzhaber on Homeland Security
Democratic Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Kitzhaber 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)

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Jason Conger on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for Jason Conger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeff Merkley on Homeland Security
Democratic Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Merkley on other issues.
  • Be slow to go to war and be fast to take care of veterans. (Oct 2008)
  • Persuasive evidence & clear objectives before military force. (Sep 2008)
  • End nuclear testing; end nuclear development. (Sep 2008)
  • End nuclear testing; end nuclear development. (Sep 2008)
  • Honor America’s veterans and take good care of them. (Jun 2008)
  • Extend full VA and other benefits to National Guard members. (Jun 2008)
  • A tragic shortfall in recent years in veterans’ health care. (Jun 2008)
  • Allow disabled veterans to collect their full retirement pay. (Jun 2008)
  • Increase funding for mental health services to veterans. (Jun 2008)
  • Expand educational opportunities for veterans. (Jun 2008)
  • Create a GI Bill for the 21st Century. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Expand health services for women veterans. (Mar 2009)
Ron Wyden on Homeland Security
Democratic Sr Senator (OR): Click here for 31 full quotes OR click here for Ron Wyden 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 YES 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 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)
  • Establish Maritime Security grants for ports and vessels. (Nov 2002)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 90% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Hiding sources made post-9-11 analysis impossible. (Jul 2004)
  • CIA depends too heavily on defectors & not enough on HUMINT. (Jul 2004)
  • Administration did not pressure CIA on WMD conclusions. (Jul 2004)
  • 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)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
  • Expand health services for women veterans. (Mar 2009)

House:


Earl Blumenauer on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (OR-3): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Earl Blumenauer on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 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 YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted NO on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO 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 NO 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)
  • Give higher priority to rail security. (Jul 2005)
  • Study & address suicides among veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Sponsored defunding nuclear-armed aircraft and nuclear R&D or testing. (Apr 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Suzanne Bonamici on other issues.
  • Sponsored defunding nuclear-armed aircraft and nuclear R&D or testing. (Apr 2013)
Peter Defazio on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (OR-4): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Peter Defazio on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 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 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 NO on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • End the use of anti-personnel mines. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 89% 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)
  • Sponsored defunding nuclear-armed aircraft and nuclear R&D or testing. (May 2013)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
Kurt Schrader on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kurt Schrader on other issues.
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
Greg Walden on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (OR-2): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Greg Walden 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 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 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 22% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ted Kulongoski on Homeland Security
Democratic OR Governor: Click here for Ted Kulongoski on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Wu on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (OR-1): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for David Wu on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 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 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 YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Rated 100% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a Department of Peace and Nonviolence. (Feb 2007)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
Bill Bradbury on Homeland Security
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (OR): Click here for Bill Bradbury on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bruce Broussard on Homeland Security
Former Republican challenger (2004): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bruce Broussard on other issues.
  • More funding for First Responders. (Aug 2004)
  • Support more comprehensive information sharing programs. (Mar 2004)
Wes Cooley on Homeland Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Wes Cooley on other issues.
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Mark Hatfield on Homeland Security
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Hatfield on other issues.
  • Unshakable anti-nuke philosophy, in war and in energy. (Nov 1998)
  • Voted YES on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty. (Jun 1996)
  • Voted NO on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
Al King on Homeland Security
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Al King on other issues.
  • More funding for troops and intel. (Aug 2004)
  • More funding for military R&D and NMD. (Aug 2004)
  • Keep Patriot Act with some constitutional revisions. (May 2004)
Bob Packwood on Homeland Security
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Packwood on other issues.
  • Voted YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
Dave Brownlow on Homeland Security
Constitution Party Senate Challenger: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Dave Brownlow on other issues.
  • We spend $1T per year to defend our empire. (Jun 2008)
  • The Patriot Act is an atrocious piece of legislation. (Jun 2008)
  • We spend more money on military than rest of world combined. (Jun 2008)
  • Real threat is elaborate deception concocting war on terror. (Jun 2008)
  • 9-11 investigation needed for mysterious collapse of WTC7. (Jun 2008)
  • Do you feel safer with feds snooping around your affairs? (Jun 2008)
John Frohnmayer on Homeland Security
Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Frohnmayer on other issues.
  • Know our Constitution & Bill of Rights in war on terror. (Jun 2008)
Elizabeth Furse on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Elizabeth Furse on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Darlene Hooley on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (OR-5): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Darlene Hooley on other issues.
  • 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 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 NO on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Rated 89% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Recognize women veterans; assist military families. (Jul 1999)
Jim Huffman on Homeland Security
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Huffman on other issues.
  • No taxpayer-funded lawyers for captured terrorists. (Jul 2010)
Steve Novick on Homeland Security
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Novick on other issues.
  • End rollback of our constitutional rights. (Apr 2008)
Gordon Harold Smith on Homeland Security
Republican Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Gordon Harold Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 NO on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO 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 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 NO 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)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Prohibit torture of terrorists in US custody. (Jul 2005)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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