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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Tom Corbett on Foreign Policy
Republican Governor: Click here for Tom Corbett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Nutter on Foreign Policy
Mayor of Philadelphia: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Nutter on other issues.
  • Less investment in foreign countries and more in US. (Jun 2011)

Senate:

PA 2012: 2012 Penn. Senate Debates


Bob Casey on Foreign Policy
Democratic Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bob Casey on other issues.
  • Supports unshakeable bond with Israel. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 2008)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Fund and supply the Syrian rebels. (Mar 2013)
  • Condemn violence by Chinese government in Tibet. (Apr 2008)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
Tom Smith on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger: Click here for Tom Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Toomey on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (PA-15): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Pat Toomey on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 NO on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)

House:


Lou Barletta on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Lou Barletta on other issues.
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan. (Nov 2012)
Robert Brady on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (PA-1): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Robert Brady on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES 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 NO 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)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Afghan laws violate women's human rights on sex & divorce. (Apr 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Matt Cartwright on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 17): Click here for Matt Cartwright on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Critz on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 12): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Critz on other issues.
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Charles Dent on Foreign Policy
Republican: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Charles Dent 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 -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Condemn Iran for state-sponsored persecution of Baha'i. (Feb 2009)
Mike Doyle on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (PA-14): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mike Doyle 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)
  • Voted YES 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 YES 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 NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Chaka Fattah on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (PA-2): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Chaka Fattah on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES 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 NO 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)
  • Urge China to respect religious freedom. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Jim Gerlach on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (PA-6): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gerlach 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)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -4 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
Mike Kelly on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mike Kelly on other issues.
  • Assert the 10th Amendment and US sovereignty. (Nov 2010)
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored opposing Arms Treaty that limits gun trade abroad. (Nov 2012)
Tom Marino on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 10): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Marino on other issues.
  • Assert the 10th Amendment and US sovereignty. (Nov 2010)
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -4 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan. (Nov 2012)
Patrick Meehan on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Meehan on other issues.
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Tim Murphy on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (PA-18): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tim Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Support Iranian demonstrators against Iranian government. (Jun 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Scott Perry on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 4): Click here for Scott Perry on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Pitts on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (PA-16): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Pitts on other issues.
  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • 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 NO on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Ban foreign aid to oil-producers who restrict production. (May 2001)
  • Rated -4 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Support Iranian demonstrators against Iranian government. (Jun 2009)
  • Condemn Iran for state-sponsored persecution of Baha'i. (Feb 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Keith Rothfus on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 12): Click here for Keith Rothfus on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Allyson Schwartz on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (PA-13): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Allyson Schwartz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Bill Shuster on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (PA-9): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bill Shuster 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)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
Glenn Thompson on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Glenn Thompson on other issues.
  • Assert the 10th Amendment and US sovereignty. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-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)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ed Rendell on Foreign Policy
Democratic PA Governor: Click here for Ed Rendell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sam Rohrer on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Sam Rohrer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marc Scaringi on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Marc Scaringi on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Welch on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Steve Welch on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jason Altmire on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jason Altmire 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)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan. (Nov 2012)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Mike Fitzpatrick on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Fitzpatrick on other issues.
  • Voted YES on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Tim Holden on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (PA-17): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Tim Holden 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)
  • Voted YES 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 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 NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Rated -2 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)
Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on Foreign Policy
Previous Democrat (until 1995) (District 13): Click here for Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Platts on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (PA-19): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Todd Platts 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)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Tom Ridge on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Governor (1995-2001); DHS Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Ridge on other issues.
  • UNICEF is ok, but the rest of the UN is ineffective. (Sep 2009)
Mark Schweiker on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for Mark Schweiker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Clinger on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for Bill Clinger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Featherman on Foreign Policy
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (PA): Click here for John Featherman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Fox on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for Jon Fox on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Greenwood on Foreign Policy
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jim Greenwood on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
Joseph Hoeffel on Foreign Policy
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel 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 NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Urge China to respect religious freedom. (Mar 2001)
Joseph Hoeffel on Foreign Policy
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 13): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel 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 NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Urge China to respect religious freedom. (Mar 2001)
Tom Martin on Foreign Policy
Former Democratic Senate Candidate (2006): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • End foreign aid; exit the UN. (Oct 2006)
  • Supports linking Human Rights to trade with China. (Oct 2000)
  • Opposes continuing Foreign Aid to Russia, Israel, & others. (Oct 2000)
Joe McDade on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for Joe McDade on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chuck Pennacchio on Foreign Policy
Former Democratic challenger (2006): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Pennacchio on other issues.
  • Withdraw from PNTR to force reforms in Communist China. (May 2006)
  • Rebuild alliances throughout the world. (Apr 2006)
  • No pre-emptive war. (Apr 2006)
Bud Shuster on Foreign Policy
Former Rep.(resigned 3/3/2001) (District 9): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bud Shuster on other issues.
  • 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)
Betsy Summers on Foreign Policy
2004 former Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Betsy Summers on other issues.
  • End all foreign aid. (Oct 2004)
  • No finances nor troops to UN. (Oct 2004)
Robert Walker on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 16): Click here for Robert Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Borski on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Robert Borski 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 NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Chris Carney on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Chris Carney 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)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
William Coyne on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 14): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for William Coyne 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 NO 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)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Foreign Policy
Democrat (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kathy Dahlkemper on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Afghan laws violate women's human rights on sex & divorce. (Apr 2009)
Phil English on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (PA-3): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Phil English 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 YES 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 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)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Member of the Silk Road Congressional Caucus. (Nov 2007)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
George Gekas on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 17): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for George Gekas 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)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Ban foreign aid to oil-producers who restrict production. (May 2001)
Bill Goodling on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 19): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Goodling on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted NO on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
Melissa Hart on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Melissa Hart 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)
Paul Kanjorski on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (PA-11): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Paul Kanjorski 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)
  • Voted YES 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 YES 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 NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
Ron Klink on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ron Klink on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
Tom Martin on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • End foreign aid; exit the UN. (Oct 2006)
  • Supports linking Human Rights to trade with China. (Oct 2000)
  • Opposes continuing Foreign Aid to Russia, Israel, & others. (Oct 2000)
Frank Mascara on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 20): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Frank Mascara on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
Paul McHale on Foreign Policy
Democrat (retired 1998 (District 25): Click here for Paul McHale on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Patrick Joseph Murphy on Foreign Policy
Democrat (until 2010) (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Joseph Murphy 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)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
John Murtha on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (PA-12): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Murtha 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)
  • 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 NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
John Peterson on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (PA-5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Peterson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES 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 NO on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
Carl Romanelli on Foreign Policy
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carl Romanelli on other issues.
  • Demand the administration comply with international law. (Jul 2006)
Alan Sandals on Foreign Policy
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Alan Sandals on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Santorum on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator (PA); 2012 presidential frontrunner: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Rick Santorum on other issues.
  • Stand up for our friends in Latin America, not leftists. (Jan 2012)
  • Keep embargo on Cuba--the heart of cancer in Latin America. (Jan 2012)
  • Self-determination on statehood for Puerto Rico. (Jan 2012)
  • Iran's theocracy encourages use of nuclear weapons. (Jan 2012)
  • JFK-Khrushchev negotiations failed; Obama's will fail too. (Nov 2011)
  • Assassinate Iranian & North Korean nuclear scientists. (Oct 2011)
  • Deal with Musharraf in Pakistan in advance of trouble. (Sep 2011)
  • No apologies for past American interventions in Iran. (Aug 2011)
  • Voted YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe. (May 2002)
  • Voted NO on killing a bill for trade sanctions if China sells weapons. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Voted YES on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
Joe Sestak on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • China is a threat by holding so much of our reserves. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
Joe Sestak on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • China is a threat by holding so much of our reserves. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
Don Sherwood on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 10): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Don Sherwood on other issues.
  • Voted YES on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES 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 NO on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Arlen Specter on Foreign Policy
Republican Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Arlen Specter 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 NO on killing a bill for trade sanctions if China sells weapons. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES 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 YES 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 NO on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
  • Implement Darfur Peace Agreement with UN peacekeeping force. (Feb 2008)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
Pat Toomey on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (PA-15): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Pat Toomey on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 NO on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
Curt Weldon on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Curt Weldon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Arlen Specter-2001 on Foreign Policy
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for Arlen Specter-2001 on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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