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Gary Herbert on War & Peace
Republican Governor: Click here for Gary Herbert on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

UT 2012: 2012 Utah Senate Debates


Orrin Hatch on War & Peace
Republican Sr Senator (UT): Click here for 34 full quotes OR click here for Orrin Hatch on other issues.
  • Supports air strikes to destroy Serbian military. (Jun 1999)
  • Supported arming Bosnians in 1992 & bombing Milosevic then. (Jun 1999)
  • No limits once engaged; but need a clear mission. (Jun 1999)
  • NATO actions did not cause refugees; we should respond. (Jun 1999)
  • If we continue air strikes, no need for ground troops. (Jun 1999)
  • Rambouillet is irrelevant: finish destroying Serb military. (Jun 1999)
  • Sanctions on Serbia until Milosevic falls. (Jun 1999)
  • Serbs should lose at least a part of Kosovo. (Jun 1999)
  • Air power should destroy military, not change regime. (Jun 1999)
  • No US peacekeepers unless goals are clear. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on redeploying non-essential US troops out of Iraq in 9 months. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorists. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on investigating contract awards in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on $86 billion for military operations in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on allowing all necessary force in Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on authorizing air strikes in Kosovo. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
  • CIA mischaracterized Iraq WMD & abused intelligence position. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq-al-Qaida contacts, but no complicity or assistance. (Jul 2004)
  • CIA knew State of the Union Iraq-Niger connection was false. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq was not reconstituting its nuclear program. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq was not developing its biological weapons program. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq was not developing its chemical weapons program. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq was developing missiles, but not to reach the US. (Jul 2004)
  • Deploy UN multinational peacekeeping force in Darfur. (Jul 2007)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored shutting down Iranian foreign reserves. (Jun 2013)
  • Support the completion of the US mission in Iraq. (Feb 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Mike Lee on War & Peace
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Lee on other issues.
  • Militarily pressure Iran to abandon nuclear weapons ambition. (Jul 2010)
  • Stay in Afghanistan until all targets are neutralized. (Jul 2010)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)

House:


Rob Bishop on War & Peace
Republican Representative (UT-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rob Bishop on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Jim Matheson on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (UT-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim Matheson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Chris Stewart on War & Peace
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Stewart on other issues.
  • American Exceptionalism stands at crossroads of history. (Nov 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Rocky Anderson on War & Peace
Justice Party challenger for President: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Rocky Anderson on other issues.
  • We're a bully in the Mideast; no wonder they don't like us. (Oct 2012)
  • Work with Russia on peaceful resolution in Syria. (Oct 2012)
  • Crippling sanctions hurt the people of Iran who sympathize. (Oct 2012)
  • We went into Libya without authorization from Congress. (Oct 2012)
  • US out of Iraq & Afghanistan. (Feb 2012)
  • Invasion and occupation of Iraq is unjustified. (Jan 2007)
  • Iraq is a tragic unnecessary war. (Sep 2006)
  • Congress should have stopped Bush's pre-emptive war. (Sep 2006)
Jon Huntsman on War & Peace
Republican UT Governor: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jon Huntsman on other issues.
  • North Korea manipulates world to get concessions. (Apr 2013)
  • Draw down to 10,000 troops in Afghanistan by 2013. (Jan 2012)
  • We listened to generals in Vietnam; don't repeat our mistake. (Jan 2012)
  • After 10 years, Americans are ready to exit Afghanistan. (Sep 2011)
  • Time has come for us to get out of Afghanistan. (Sep 2011)
  • Bring troops home from Afghanistan. (Sep 2011)
  • Playing Afghan traffic cop doesn't serve strategic interest. (Jun 2011)
  • Boots on the ground: expensive & not critical for security. (Jun 2011)
  • We can't afford the NATO operation in Libya. (Jun 2011)
Pete Ashdown on War & Peace
Democratic challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Pete Ashdown on other issues.
  • Re-equip armed forces for a new kind of enemy. (Jul 2006)
  • Iraqi referendum on replacing US troops. (Jul 2006)
  • Let Iraqis vote on how long they want the US to stay. (Jun 2006)
  • Prisoner abuse and torture deeply shame our nation. (Jan 2006)
Jason Chaffetz on War & Peace
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Scott Howell on War & Peace
2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (UT): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Howell on other issues.
  • US into Iraq only as part of international effort. (Nov 2000)
Dan Liljenquist on War & Peace
Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Dan Liljenquist on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jason Chaffetz on War & Peace
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Mike Leavitt-Gov on War & Peace
Former Republican Governor (1993-2003); Sec. HHS & EPA: Click here for Mike Leavitt-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Olene Walker on War & Peace
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Olene Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Merrill Cook on War & Peace
2010 Republican challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Merrill Cook on War & Peace
Former Republican (until 2001) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Paul Van Dam on War & Peace
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for Paul Van Dam on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Enid Waldholtz on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Enid Waldholtz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Bennett on War & Peace
Republican Jr Senator (UT): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Robert Bennett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on redeploying non-essential US troops out of Iraq in 9 months. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorists. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on investigating contract awards in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on $86 billion for military operations in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on allowing all necessary force in Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on authorizing air strikes in Kosovo. (Mar 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Sam Granato on War & Peace
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Sam Granato on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Hansen on War & Peace
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Hansen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Chris Cannon on War & Peace
Republican Representative (UT-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chris Cannon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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