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Scott Walker on Free Trade
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Walker on other issues.
  • Global opportunity: Get WI products out to the world. (Feb 2011)

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WI 2012: 2012 Wisconsin Senate Debates


Tammy Baldwin on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin on other issues.
  • FactCheck: Tried but failed to require US-made ship engines. (Sep 2012)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Ron Johnson on Free Trade
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ron Johnson on other issues.
  • Protectionism isn't the answer. (Aug 2010)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (May 2013)
Herbert Kohl on Free Trade
Democratic Sr Senator (WI): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Herbert Kohl on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
John Schiess on Free Trade
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for John Schiess on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Sean Duffy on Free Trade
Republican (District 7): Click here for Sean Duffy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ron Kind on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (May 2013)
Gwen Moore on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (WI-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gwen Moore on other issues.
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Tom Petri on Free Trade
Republican Representative (WI-6): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Tom Petri on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 78% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Mark Pocan on Free Trade
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Pocan on other issues.
  • Oppose trade deals that hurt US jobs or environment. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
Reid Ribble on Free Trade
Republican (District 8): Click here for Reid Ribble on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Paul Ryan on Free Trade
Republican nominee for Vice President; U.S. Rep. (WI-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Paul Ryan on other issues.
  • Level the playing field instead of pushing jobs overseas. (Aug 2012)
  • End farm subsidies and open up agricultural export markets. (Aug 2012)
  • 8.5% tax on imports from foreign countries. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
James Sensenbrenner on Free Trade
Republican Representative (WI-5): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for James Sensenbrenner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jim Doyle on Free Trade
Democratic WI Governor: Click here for Jim Doyle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Kagen on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
Ron Kind on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (May 2013)
Mark Neumann on Free Trade
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Tommy Thompson on Free Trade
Republican Challenger; previously HHS Secretary: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tommy Thompson on other issues.
  • Strong trade policies help keep state economy strong. (Jan 2001)
  • Ease Canadian border-crossing rules. (May 1998)
  • Grant fast-track authority to the President. (Nov 1999)
Tammy Baldwin on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin on other issues.
  • FactCheck: Tried but failed to require US-made ship engines. (Sep 2012)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Tom Barrett on Free Trade
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Barrett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
Scott McCallum on Free Trade
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for Scott McCallum on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Thompson on Free Trade
Libertarian Challenger 2000: Click here for Ed Thompson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Russ Darrow on Free Trade
2004 former Republican Challenger: Click here for Russ Darrow on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Gunderson on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Steve Gunderson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerry Kleczka on Free Trade
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Kleczka on other issues.
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Scott Klug on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Klug on other issues.
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Tim Michels on Free Trade
Former Republican Challenger (2006): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tim Michels on other issues.
  • Iím a free-trade guy, but need to fix agreements. (Oct 2004)
  • Revoke Chinaís PNTR-they donít play by the rules. (Sep 2004)
  • Supports the Unfair Trade Task Force. (Sep 2004)
Mark Neumann on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Toby Roth on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Toby Roth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Russell Feingold on Free Trade
Democratic Jr Senator (WI): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Russell Feingold on other issues.
  • Protect jobs from being shipped abroad via free trade. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted NO on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted NO on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Rated 25% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
Mark Green on Free Trade
Republican (District 8): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mark Green on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Steve Kagen on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
Robert Lorge on Free Trade
Republican challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Robert Lorge on other issues.
  • Trading with our enemies approaches treason. (Aug 2006)
  • Free trade is slave trade; supports exports not imports. (Aug 2006)
  • Trade agreements ok with Oman, Singapore, & Chile. (Aug 2006)
  • Impose trade sanctions on Japan until markets open. (Aug 2006)
  • Lower each industryís taxes to match competing country. (Feb 2006)
David Obey on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (WI-7): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for David Obey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
David Redick on Free Trade
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Redick on other issues.
  • Trade should be without government regulation. (Mar 2006)
  • Donít link human rights to trade with China. (Mar 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Free Trade
Green Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Rae Vogeler on other issues.
  • Free trade has been anything but free to workers. (Oct 2006)
  • Renegotiate NAFTA, CAFTA & GATT. (Oct 2006)
  • Remake the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. (Oct 2006)
  • US policy good for business, but bad for people. (Jan 2006)
  • Renegotiate NAFTA, CAFTA and GATT. (Jan 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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