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Peter Shumlin on War & Peace
Democratic Governor: Click here for Peter Shumlin on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

VT 2012: 2012 Vermont Senate Debates


Patrick Leahy on War & Peace
Democratic Sr Senator (VT): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Leahy on other issues.
  • Caution about applying anti-terrorism laws to others. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on redeploying non-essential US troops out of Iraq in 9 months. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorists. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on investigating contract awards in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on $86 billion for military operations in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Deploy UN multinational peacekeeping force in Darfur. (Jul 2007)
John MacGovern on War & Peace
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John MacGovern on other issues.
  • No nation-building in Afghanistan or Iraq. (Aug 2012)
Bernie Sanders on War & Peace
Socialist Jr Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Bernie Sanders on other issues.
  • Voted YES on redeploying non-essential US troops out of Iraq in 9 months. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorists. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Require Congress' approval before military action in Iran. (Oct 2007)

House:


Peter Welch on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Peter Welch on other issues.
  • Withdraw US troops from Iraq in 2007. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Jan 2013)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Howard Dean-Gov on War & Peace
Former Democratic Governor (2005-2008); pres. candidate 2004: Click here for Howard Dean-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Douglas on War & Peace
Republican VT Governor: Click here for Jim Douglas on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Jeffords on War & Peace
Independent Jr Senator (VT, retiring 2006): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jim Jeffords on other issues.
  • Voted YES on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on investigating contract awards in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
Jack McMullen on War & Peace
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack McMullen on other issues.
  • Iraq diplomacy failed for 20 years-Army succeeded in 6 weeks. (Aug 2004)
Len Britton on War & Peace
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Len Britton on other issues.
  • No clear mission and strategy in Afghanistan; so depart. (Sep 2010)
Larry Drown on War & Peace
Democratic challenger: Click here for Larry Drown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Daniel Freilich on War & Peace
2010 Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Daniel Freilich on other issues.
  • US should stay in Iraq until job is done. (Mar 2010)
Greg Parke on War & Peace
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Greg Parke on other issues.
  • Withdrawal from Iraq would be irresponsible. (Jun 2006)
Richard Tarrant on War & Peace
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Richard Tarrant on other issues.
  • US troops in Iraq should redeploy to neighboring areas. (Jun 2006)
  • No specific deadline, but out of Iraq as soon as possible. (Oct 2005)
  • Iraq war is over extending the country’s financial resources. (Oct 2005)
Bernie Sanders on War & Peace
Socialist Jr Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Bernie Sanders on other issues.
  • Voted YES on redeploying non-essential US troops out of Iraq in 9 months. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorists. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Require Congress' approval before military action in Iran. (Oct 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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