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Ken Cuccinelli on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger : Click here for Ken Cuccinelli on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Terry McAuliffe on Homeland Security
Democratic nominee for Governor; previously DNC Chair: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Terry McAuliffe on other issues.
  • Soldiers at Walter Reed are upbeat despite injuries. (Jan 2007)
Bob McDonnell on Homeland Security
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob McDonnell on other issues.
  • In-state tuition for all members of Virginia National Guard. (Jan 2012)
Robert Sarvis on Homeland Security
Libertarian nominee for Governor: Click here for Robert Sarvis on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

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George Allen on Homeland Security
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for George Allen on other issues.
  • Military readiness more important than congressional consent. (May 2012)
  • More concerned with army's readiness than war authorization. (May 2012)
  • Spending necessary to bolster the military, post-9-11. (May 2012)
  • 52,000 earmarks, but mostly for defense & security. (Apr 2012)
  • Continue terrorist interrogations but without torture. (Sep 2006)
  • Wrong to bar women from VMI; did it to be gentlemanly. (Sep 2006)
  • Supports more spending on Armed Forces personnel. (Sep 2000)
  • Supports spending on Missile Defense (“Star Wars”). (Sep 2000)
  • Build SDI; pay soldiers more. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO 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 YES on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Small business in developing homeland security technologies. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
Ed Gillespie on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Gillespie on other issues.
  • Condemn deep and dangerous defense-budget cuts. (Feb 2012)
  • 2004: Kerry voted against many important weapons systems. (Sep 2006)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Tim Kaine on Homeland Security
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • Budget cuts made us vulnerable to Libya embassy attack. (Oct 2012)
  • Religious liberty without government punishment. (Oct 2012)
  • Let Bush tax cuts expire instead of automatic defense cuts. (Sep 2012)
  • All-cuts approach leaves TRICARE & nat'l defense vulnerable. (May 2012)
  • Focus on counter-terrorism and bioterrorism preparedness. (Nov 2005)
  • Maintain the military presence in Virginia. (Nov 2005)
Robert Sarvis on Homeland Security
Libertarian Challenger for Senate: Click here for Robert Sarvis on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Warner on Homeland Security
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • Remove the “ghost fleet” of 100 aging ships in James River. (Mar 2008)
  • Relax wiretapping restrictions for the FBI. (Nov 1996)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
James Webb on Homeland Security
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for James Webb on other issues.
  • No draft; 5% tax break to recruit soldiers. (Sep 2006)
  • Continue terrorist interrogations within Geneva Accord rules. (Sep 2006)
  • Wrote “Women Can’t Fight” in ‘79; now OK with military women. (Sep 2006)
  • Decisions about women in military should be made militarily. (Sep 2006)
  • Supports don’t ask, don’t tell rule for military. (Jun 2006)
  • Quit Reagan administration protesting cuts to Navy budget. (Jun 2006)
  • Republicans are illegally wiretapping Americans. (Apr 2006)
  • Added soldiers’ statue to Vietnam Memorial. (Jan 2006)
  • 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 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)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)

House:


Eric Cantor on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (VA-7): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Eric Cantor on other issues.
  • Gitmo deals with terrorists as a different kind of danger. (Sep 2010)
  • 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 NO 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 emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
Gerry Connolly on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Gerry Connolly on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Sell F16 fighter aircraft to Taiwan. (Sep 2011)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Randy Forbes on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (VA-4): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Randy Forbes 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 NO 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)
  • Rated 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Member of House Committee on Armed Services. (Mar 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Bob Goodlatte on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (VA-6): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Bob Goodlatte 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 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 YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Rated 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Improve educational assistance for veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (May 2013)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Morgan Griffith on Homeland Security
Republican (District 9): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Morgan Griffith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Robert Hurt on Homeland Security
Republican (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Hurt on other issues.
  • Fully fund our anti-terrorism efforts at home and abroad. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
James Moran on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (VA-8): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for James Moran 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 YES 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 YES 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 YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • End the use of anti-personnel mines. (Mar 2001)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 78% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a Department of Peace and Nonviolence. (Feb 2007)
  • 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)
Scott Rigell on Homeland Security
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Scott Rigell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Supports banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
  • Member of House Committee on Armed Services. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Homeland Security. (Mar 2011)
Bobby Scott on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (VA-3): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Scott on other issues.
  • No one had a chance to read the PATRIOT Act; just a mad dash. (Feb 2011)
  • 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 YES 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 YES 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)
  • Study & address suicides among veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Restore habeas corpus for detainees in the War on Terror. (Jun 2007)
Robert Wittman on Homeland Security
Republican: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Robert Wittman on other issues.
  • Ensure military funding needed for war on terror. (Apr 2008)
  • Terrorist networks must be disrupted. (Mar 2008)
  • 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)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
  • Set minimum spending on defense at 4% of GDP. (Dec 2007)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Frank Wolf on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (VA-10): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Frank Wolf 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 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 YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Rated 22% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Free postage for soldiers serving abroad. (Jan 2009)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Creigh Deeds on Homeland Security
Democrat Challenger (2009): Click here for Creigh Deeds on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Kaine on Homeland Security
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • Budget cuts made us vulnerable to Libya embassy attack. (Oct 2012)
  • Religious liberty without government punishment. (Oct 2012)
  • Let Bush tax cuts expire instead of automatic defense cuts. (Sep 2012)
  • All-cuts approach leaves TRICARE & nat'l defense vulnerable. (May 2012)
  • Focus on counter-terrorism and bioterrorism preparedness. (Nov 2005)
  • Maintain the military presence in Virginia. (Nov 2005)
Mark Warner on Homeland Security
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • Remove the “ghost fleet” of 100 aging ships in James River. (Mar 2008)
  • Relax wiretapping restrictions for the FBI. (Nov 1996)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
Tim Donner on Homeland Security
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Donner on other issues.
  • Parts of Patriot Act offensive to constitutional protections. (Sep 2011)
  • Cut bureaucratic fat while retaining military muscle. (Sep 2011)
Bob Marshall on Homeland Security
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Marshall on other issues.
  • Against "don't ask, don't tell" as Navy officer in 1990s. (May 2012)
  • No draft; we already have no military rival. (May 2008)
Jamie Radtke on Homeland Security
Former Republican Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jamie Radtke on other issues.
  • Creating Department of Homeland Defense was not necessary. (Apr 2012)
  • A strong military is essential to our security. (Jul 2011)
  • Rove wire tappings & email tracing need judicial review. (Jul 2011)
Mark Earley on Homeland Security
Republican 2000 Candidate: Click here for Mark Earley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Gilmore on Homeland Security
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • Pre-9-11, Congress sensed terrorism was a rising threat. (Sep 2009)
  • Fighting terrorism too important for partisan politics. (Mar 2006)
  • Was Governor of Virginia during 9/11 Pentagon attack. (Mar 2006)
  • Chaired commission on Terrorism Involving WMD. (Dec 2003)
  • There will never be a 100% guarantee of security. (Dec 2003)
  • Get homeland security money into hands of local governments. (Mar 2003)
  • Deal with terrorism as a joint federal-state responsibility. (Feb 2001)
  • Include states in anti-terrorism planning. (Sep 2001)
John Hager on Homeland Security
GOP 2000 Primary Candidate: Click here for John Hager on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Virgil Goode on Homeland Security
Republican (Unseated 2008) (District 5): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Virgil Goode on other issues.
  • Patriot Act harm civil liberties for U.S. Citizens. (May 2012)
  • No funds to expand armed forces now. (May 2012)
  • Cut defense spending, but not veterans benefits. (Apr 2012)
  • 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 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 NO 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 YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • End draft registration; all-volunteer forces . (Dec 2000)
  • Federal duty to provide missile defense . (Dec 2000)
  • Allow assassination of terrorist leaders. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Set minimum spending on defense at 4% of GDP. (Dec 2007)
Charles Robb on Homeland Security
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Charles Robb on other issues.
  • 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 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)
  • Voted YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
  • Innovate intelligence-gathering for future hard targets. (Mar 2005)
  • Assessments of al Qaida in Afghanistan in 2001 were accurate. (Mar 2005)
  • CIA needs more focus on counterterrorism. (Mar 2005)
  • So-called Legal Issues are myths; not real CIA hindrances. (Mar 2005)
  • Intelligence community shares information poorly. (Mar 2005)
  • CIA should work more with scientists to understand WMDs. (Mar 2005)
Edward Schrock on Homeland Security
Republican (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Edward Schrock on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
Herb Bateman on Homeland Security
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Herb Bateman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Tom Bliley on Homeland Security
Republican (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Bliley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Rick Boucher on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (VA-9): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Rick Boucher on other issues.
  • 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 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 YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Restore habeas corpus for detainees in the War on Terror. (Jun 2007)
Jo Ann Davis on Homeland Security
Republican (District 1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Davis on other issues.
  • 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 NO 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)
  • Rated 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Recognize women veterans; assist military families. (Jul 1999)
Tom Davis on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (VA-11): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Tom Davis on other issues.
  • 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 NO on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 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 YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 22% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Thelma Drake on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (VA-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Thelma Drake on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Improve educational assistance for veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • Appoint chiropractors as commissioned officers. (Apr 2008)
Jim Gilmore on Homeland Security
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • Pre-9-11, Congress sensed terrorism was a rising threat. (Sep 2009)
  • Fighting terrorism too important for partisan politics. (Mar 2006)
  • Was Governor of Virginia during 9/11 Pentagon attack. (Mar 2006)
  • Chaired commission on Terrorism Involving WMD. (Dec 2003)
  • There will never be a 100% guarantee of security. (Dec 2003)
  • Get homeland security money into hands of local governments. (Mar 2003)
  • Deal with terrorism as a joint federal-state responsibility. (Feb 2001)
  • Include states in anti-terrorism planning. (Sep 2001)
Harris Miller on Homeland Security
Democratic challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Harris Miller on other issues.
  • Opposes don’t ask, don’t tell rule for military. (Jun 2006)
  • Ensure protective equipment and social services for troops. (Apr 2006)
  • Won’t stand idly by while government spies on citizens. (Jan 2006)
Glenn Nye on Homeland Security
Democrat (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Glenn Nye on other issues.
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Tom Perriello on Homeland Security
Democrat (until 2010) (District 5): Click here for Tom Perriello on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Owen Pickett on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Owen Pickett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
Norman Sisisky on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Norman Sisisky on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
John Warner on Homeland Security
Republican Sr Senator (VA): Click here for 29 full quotes OR click here for John Warner on other issues.
  • Strenuous opposition to prohibiting prisoner harsh treatment. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO 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 YES on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing another round of military base closures. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Voted YES on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty. (Jun 1996)
  • Voted YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military 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)
  • Prohibit torture of terrorists in US custody. (Jul 2005)
  • Sponsored bill for Iraq budget to be part of defense budget. (Jun 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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