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Scott Walker on Foreign Policy
Republican Governor: Click here for Scott Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

WI 2012: 2012 Wisconsin Senate Debates


Tammy Baldwin on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin 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)
  • Rated +4 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-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)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
Ron Johnson on Foreign Policy
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ron Johnson on other issues.
  • Rated +1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Herbert Kohl on Foreign Policy
Democratic Sr Senator (WI): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Herbert Kohl 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 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)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Implement Darfur Peace Agreement with UN peacekeeping force. (Feb 2008)
  • Rated +1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
John Schiess on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Schiess on other issues.
  • Get rid of the communist United Nations. (Mar 2012)

House:


Sean Duffy on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Sean Duffy on other issues.
  • Opposes involvement in Libya as against our interests. (Jun 2011)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Ron Kind on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind 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 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)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • 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)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Rated -1 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)
Gwen Moore on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (WI-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Gwen Moore 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)
  • Rated +4 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Afghan laws violate women's human rights on sex & divorce. (Apr 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
Tom Petri on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (WI-6): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Tom Petri 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 NO 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 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)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Double funding for the Peace Corps to $550M. (Mar 2002)
Mark Pocan on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Mark Pocan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Reid Ribble on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Reid Ribble 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)
Paul Ryan on Foreign Policy
Republican nominee for Vice President; U.S. Rep. (WI-1): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Paul Ryan on other issues.
  • Apologize for bad acts, but don't apologize for our values. (Oct 2012)
  • Equivocating makes our enemies more likely to attack us. (Oct 2012)
  • Confident exercise of US leadership keeps peace in Mideast. (Sep 2012)
  • Speak with clarity instead of managing American decline. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposed Cuba embargo until 2008; now supports Cuban freedom. (Aug 2012)
  • American decline as world power is a choice, not a certainty. (Apr 2012)
  • Foreign-owned national debt puts US at risk during crises. (Apr 2012)
  • America is the most pro-human idea ever conceived. (Sep 2010)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • 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)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
James Sensenbrenner on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (WI-5): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for James Sensenbrenner 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 NO on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 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 NO 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)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Condemn Iran for state-sponsored persecution of Baha'i. (Feb 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jim Doyle on Foreign Policy
Democratic WI Governor: Click here for Jim Doyle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Kagen on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • 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)
Ron Kind on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind 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 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)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • 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)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Rated -1 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)
Mark Neumann on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • Supports non-interventionist foreign policy. (Aug 2012)
Tommy Thompson on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger; previously HHS Secretary: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tommy Thompson on other issues.
  • Supports non-interventionist foreign policy. (Aug 2012)
  • We continue losing until recognizing we’re fighting a jihad. (Aug 2007)
Tammy Baldwin on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin 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)
  • Rated +4 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-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)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
Tom Barrett on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Barrett 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)
Scott McCallum on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for Scott McCallum on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Thompson on Foreign Policy
Libertarian Challenger 2000: Click here for Ed Thompson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Russ Darrow on Foreign Policy
2004 former Republican Challenger: Click here for Russ Darrow on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Gunderson on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Steve Gunderson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerry Kleczka on Foreign Policy
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Kleczka 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)
Scott Klug on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Scott Klug on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Michels on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Challenger (2006): Click here for Tim Michels on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Neumann on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • Supports non-interventionist foreign policy. (Aug 2012)
Toby Roth on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Toby Roth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Russell Feingold on Foreign Policy
Democratic Jr Senator (WI): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Russell Feingold on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 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 NO on limiting NATO expansion to only Poland, Hungary & Czech. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted NO on $17.9 billion to IMF. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Monitor human rights in Uganda-Sudan crisis. (Aug 2004)
  • Remove African National Congress from terrorist list. (May 2008)
  • Implement Darfur Peace Agreement with UN peacekeeping force. (Feb 2008)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Develop a strategy to protect civilians in Darfur. (Feb 2007)
  • Condemn violence by Chinese government in Tibet. (Apr 2008)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
Mark Green on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 8): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mark Green 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 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)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
Steve Kagen on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • 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)
Robert Lorge on Foreign Policy
Republican challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Lorge on other issues.
  • Slave Trade nation Communist China must be contained. (Aug 2006)
  • Cap foreign aid and reduce aid to IMF. (Aug 2006)
  • Embargo Cuba & Vietnam; minimize aid to Africa. (Aug 2006)
David Obey on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (WI-7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for David Obey 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 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)
David Redick on Foreign Policy
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Redick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rae Vogeler on Foreign Policy
Green Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rae Vogeler on other issues.
  • End the economic blockade of Cuba. (Oct 2006)
  • Work with the UN to resolve conflicts non-militarily. (Oct 2006)
  • End the economic blockade of Cuba. (Jan 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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