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Nikki Haley on Foreign Policy
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nikki Haley on other issues.
  • $5 billion in foreign investment: the "It" state worldwide. (Jan 2013)

Senate:

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Lee Bright on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lee Bright on other issues.
  • Remove Russia from G-8 over Ukraine invasion. (Mar 2014)
Jim DeMint on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • USSR collapse exposes historical failure of socialism. (Jul 2009)
  • America is the example; spend to establish freedom abroad. (Jul 2009)
  • The Iraqis would not be voting to set up an Islamic regime. (Oct 2004)
  • 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 NO on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
Joyce Dickerson on Foreign Policy
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Joyce Dickerson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lindsey Graham on Foreign Policy
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • Create a democratic noose around Putin's Russia. (Mar 2014)
  • 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 NO 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)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
  • Support Iranian demonstrators against Iranian government. (Jun 2009)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
Brad Hutto on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Hutto on other issues.
  • Focus on state's needs, not foreign conflicts. (Jun 2014)
Nancy Mace on Foreign Policy
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nancy Mace on other issues.
  • No foreign aid to Egypt & countries who are our enemies. (Aug 2013)
Thomas Ravenel on Foreign Policy
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Thomas Ravenel on other issues.
  • Opposed to foreign interventions. (May 2014)
Tim Scott on Foreign Policy
Republican Senator-Appointee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
  • Rated -4 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Jay Stamper on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Stamper on other issues.
  • Trillions on foreign engagements isn't fiscal conservatism. (Jan 2014)
Rick Wade on Foreign Policy
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Rick Wade on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


James Clyburn on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (SC-6): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for James Clyburn on other issues.
  • 2000: Led CBC Congressional delegation to Cuba. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO 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 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)
  • Rated +1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeff Duncan on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Duncan on other issues.
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -6 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan. (Nov 2012)
Trey Gowdy on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Trey Gowdy on other issues.
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Mick Mulvaney on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mick Mulvaney on other issues.
  • Assert the 10th Amendment; limit supernational organizations. (Nov 2010)
  • 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)
Tom Rice on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 7): Click here for Tom Rice on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Sanford on Foreign Policy
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • 1997: proposed freezing State Department budget at $6.3B. (Nov 2000)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored bill allowing Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
Tim Scott on Foreign Policy
Republican (Appointed Senator) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
  • Rated -4 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Joe Wilson on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (SC-2): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Joe Wilson 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)
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -7 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)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mark Sanford on Foreign Policy
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • 1997: proposed freezing State Department budget at $6.3B. (Nov 2000)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored bill allowing Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
Jim Hodges on Foreign Policy
Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002): Click here for Jim Hodges on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Beasley on Foreign Policy
2004 former Republican challenger; former Governor: Click here for David Beasley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fritz Hollings on Foreign Policy
Former Democratic Sr Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Fritz Hollings on other issues.
  • 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 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 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 YES on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
Bob Inglis on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (SC-4, retook seat in 2004): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bob Inglis 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)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Condemn Iran for state-sponsored persecution of Baha'i. (Feb 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Alex Sanders on Foreign Policy
2002 Democratic Candidate (SC): Click here for Alex Sanders on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Inez Tenenbaum on Foreign Policy
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Inez Tenenbaum on other issues.
  • Get Tough on China: on imports and currency. (Aug 2004)
Strom Thurmond on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Strom Thurmond on other issues.
  • 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)
Gresham Barrett on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (SC-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Gresham Barrett 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)
  • International Criminal Court decisions not valid for US. (Mar 2003)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Henry Brown on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (SC-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Henry Brown 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)
  • 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)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Michael Cone on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Michael Cone on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Conley on Foreign Policy
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Bob Conley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim DeMint on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • USSR collapse exposes historical failure of socialism. (Jul 2009)
  • America is the example; spend to establish freedom abroad. (Jul 2009)
  • The Iraqis would not be voting to set up an Islamic regime. (Oct 2004)
  • 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 NO on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
Alvin Greene on Foreign Policy
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Alvin Greene on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark McBride on Foreign Policy
Independent Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark McBride on other issues.
  • Not our role to install democracy around the world. (May 2008)
Mullins McLeod on Foreign Policy
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Mullins McLeod on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Floyd Spence on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Floyd Spence 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 NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted NO on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
John Spratt on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (SC-5): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Spratt 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 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)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Lindsey Graham on Foreign Policy
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • Create a democratic noose around Putin's Russia. (Mar 2014)
  • 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 NO 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)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
  • Support Iranian demonstrators against Iranian government. (Jun 2009)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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