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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Charlie Baker on Foreign Policy
Republican nominee for Governor: Click here for Charlie Baker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Don Berwick on Foreign Policy
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for Don Berwick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Martha Coakley on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger : Click here for Martha Coakley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Menino on Foreign Policy
Mayor of Boston: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Menino on other issues.
  • I stand as one with Taiwan on human rights. (Oct 2011)
Deval Patrick on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Deval Patrick on other issues.
  • 1978: Rockefeller fellow on UN Development Program in Sudan. (Apr 2011)
Marty Walsh on Foreign Policy
Mayor of Boston: Click here for Marty Walsh on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dan Wolf on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Dan Wolf on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

MA 2014: 2014 MA Senate debate


Martha Coakley on Foreign Policy
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for Martha Coakley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mo Cowan on Foreign Policy
Democratic Appointee: Click here for Mo Cowan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gabriel Gomez on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gabriel Gomez on other issues.
  • I support a two-state solution for Israel. (Mar 2013)
Brian Herr on Foreign Policy
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brian Herr on other issues.
  • I believe in diplomacy; but keep terrorists out. (Aug 2010)
John Kerry on Foreign Policy
Jr Senator (MA), Democratic nominee for President: Click here for 43 full quotes OR click here for John Kerry on other issues.
  • Freed Libya by rejecting false choice of force vs. diplomacy. (Sep 2012)
  • 1994: Worked with John McCain to normalize Vietnam relations. (Mar 2008)
  • No nation will ever have a veto over us. (Oct 2004)
  • The President deceived the people with this war. (Oct 2004)
  • Missouri would be the third largest country in “coalition”. (Oct 2004)
  • Preemptive strike must pass a global test. (Sep 2004)
  • Will never take my eye off the real dangerous threats. (Sep 2004)
  • Bush is sending mixed messages to South Korea. (Sep 2004)
  • Want both bilateral and multinational talks with North Korea. (Sep 2004)
  • Take notice of political oppression in Russia. (Sep 2004)
  • China is involved with North Korea no matter what. (Sep 2004)
  • America should lead by extending a hand, not a fist. (Aug 2004)
  • American power comes from respect, not weapons. (May 2004)
  • Bush undermines generations of American leadership. (May 2004)
  • Haiti is in crisis because Bush hates Aristide. (Feb 2004)
  • Excluding other nations in rebuilding Iraq is dumb. (Dec 2003)
  • Enlist allies through strength of ideas, not just arms. (Oct 2003)
  • 3rd World's BCCI: "Bank of Crooks & Criminals International". (Jun 1998)
  • Support progressive Russian leaders but fight Russia's mafia. (Jun 1998)
  • China's system is based on corruption, not Communism. (Jun 1998)
  • Support Colombia's democracy against drug crime. (Jun 1998)

    Voting Record

  • Supports multilateral cooperative internationalism. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on $17.9 billion to IMF. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Monitor human rights in Uganda-Sudan crisis. (Aug 2004)
  • Impose sanctions and an import ban on Burma. (Oct 2007)
  • Remove African National Congress from terrorist list. (May 2008)
  • Implement Darfur Peace Agreement with UN peacekeeping force. (Feb 2008)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Rated +3 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Develop a strategy to protect civilians in Darfur. (Feb 2007)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
Ed Markey on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MA-7): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Ed Markey 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 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 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)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Rated +2 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-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)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
Bruce Skarin on Foreign Policy
Independent Challenger: Click here for Bruce Skarin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Elizabeth Warren on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Elizabeth Warren on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Michael Capuano on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MA-8): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Michael Capuano 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 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)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Condemn Iran for state-sponsored persecution of Baha'i. (Feb 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
Katherine Clark on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 5): Click here for Katherine Clark on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Keating on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Keating on other issues.
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Joe Kennedy III on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Joe Kennedy III on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim McGovern on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MA-3): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Jim McGovern 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 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)
  • Urge China to respect religious freedom. (Mar 2001)
  • Double funding for the Peace Corps to $550M. (Mar 2002)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Rated +5 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Integrate gender into diplomatic and foreign aid processes. (Aug 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Condemn Iran for state-sponsored persecution of Baha'i. (Feb 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Richard Neal on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MA-2): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Richard Neal 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 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 YES 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)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/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)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
John Tierney on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MA-6): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for John Tierney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • 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)
  • Urge China to respect religious freedom. (Mar 2001)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/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)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
Richard Tisei on Foreign Policy
Middlesex & Essex Republican (MA Senate): Click here for Richard Tisei on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Niki Tsongas on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Niki Tsongas 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)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Integrate gender into diplomatic and foreign aid processes. (Aug 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Steve Grossman on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Grossman on other issues.
  • Former chair of pro-Israel lobby continues strong support. (May 2002)
Bill Weld on Foreign Policy
Previous Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Weld on other issues.
  • 1994: Supported $25B Mexico bailout. (Jun 2004)
Ted Kennedy on Foreign Policy
Democratic Sr Senator (MA): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Ted Kennedy on other issues.
  • 1960: Toured newly-independent Africa with Senate delegation. (Sep 2009)
  • 1968: Pressed for aid for refugees from Biafra. (Sep 2009)
  • 1972: Resolution for uniting Ireland & British out of North. (Sep 2009)
  • 1971: Nixon's China initiative was a "magnificent gesture". (Jun 1996)
  • Voted YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on $17.9 billion to IMF. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Urge Venezuela to re-open dissident radio & TV stations. (May 2007)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
Bob Massie on Foreign Policy
Former Democratic Senate Challenger (2011): Click here for Bob Massie on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Setti Warren on Foreign Policy
Former Democratic Senate Challenger (2011): Click here for Setti Warren on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barney Frank on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MA-4): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Barney Frank 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 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)
  • Urge China to respect religious freedom. (Mar 2001)
  • End the Cuban embargo. (Apr 2003)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Rated +1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/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)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Condemn Iran for state-sponsored persecution of Baha'i. (Feb 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Steve Lynch on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MA-9): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Steve Lynch on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/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)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Ed Markey on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MA-7): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Ed Markey 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 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 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)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Rated +2 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-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)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
John Olver on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MA-1): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for John Olver 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 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)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Rated +2 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-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)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
Tom Birmingham on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger 2002: Click here for Tom Birmingham on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Paul Celucci on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Governor (1999-2001): Click here for Paul Celucci on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris Gabrieli on Foreign Policy
Democratic 2006 Challenger: Click here for Chris Gabrieli on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kerry Healey on Foreign Policy
Former GOP 2006 Challenger: Click here for Kerry Healey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carla Howell on Foreign Policy
Libertarian Challenger Governor (MA); 2000 Challenger for Senate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carla Howell on other issues.
  • Interventionist foreign policy IS the problem. (Sep 2000)
Christy Mihos on Foreign Policy
Former Independent Challenger 2006: Click here for Christy Mihos on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Shannon O'Brien on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger 2002: Click here for Shannon O'Brien on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Reich on Foreign Policy
Former Dem. Challenger 2002, and Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Robert Reich on other issues.
  • China's industrial policy is unapologetically direct. (Apr 2011)
  • Billions in developing country aid to was astounding success. (Apr 2011)
  • It’s time to advocate strongly for Palestinian state. (Nov 2001)
  • We’re too stingy with our foreign aid. (Jul 2000)
Tom Reilly on Foreign Policy
Former Dem. 2006 Challenger: Click here for Tom Reilly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mitt Romney on Foreign Policy
Former GOP Governor (2003-2006); Pres. candidate (2008): Click here for 26 full quotes OR click here for Mitt Romney on other issues.
  • With Arab Spring came hope; but we got disturbing events. (Oct 2012)
  • Russia is a geopolitical foe. (Oct 2012)
  • Indict Ahmadinejad for inciting genocide. (Oct 2012)
  • America hasn't dictated; we free nations from dictators. (Oct 2012)
  • I don't see our influence growing abroad; it is receding. (Oct 2012)
  • Condition aid to Pakistan on our benchmarks. (Oct 2012)
  • Support Arab Spring gov't & individuals who share our values. (Sep 2012)
  • A free world is a more peaceful world. (Aug 2012)
  • Critical time for American century vs. European socialism. (Jan 2012)
  • Use opportunity for regime change in North Korea. (Dec 2011)
  • Unacceptable for Iran to become a nuclear nation. (Sep 2011)
  • No European-style solutions to an American problem. (Feb 2011)
  • Different countries' paths to decline came from isolation. (Mar 2010)
  • In long term, Chinese reforms lead to demanding freedom. (Mar 2010)
  • Post-WWII role: defeat threats to progress of freedom. (Mar 2010)
  • American Exceptionalism means America need not decline. (Mar 2010)
  • National turnaround requires leadership; consensus; strength. (Mar 2010)
  • Unless US changes course, we’ll no longer be superpower. (Feb 2008)
  • Putin is a troubling leader and an authoritarian. (Jan 2008)
  • The US is the only major power believing in free enterprise. (Jan 2008)
  • Free Cuba and eliminate threat of people like Hugo Chavez. (Dec 2007)
  • 2006: Blocked services for Iran’s Khatami speech at Harvard. (Aug 2007)
  • To win the war on jihad, we need friends in Muslim world. (Aug 2007)
  • Encourage others to welcome democracy, without military. (Aug 2007)
  • Move Muslim world toward modernity so they reject extreme. (Aug 2007)
  • US is not arrogant, but we have resolve. (Jun 2007)
Grace Ross on Foreign Policy
Former Green Challenger 2006: Click here for Grace Ross on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jane Swift on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for Jane Swift on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Warren Tolman on Foreign Policy
2002 Democratic Challenger MA Governor: Click here for Warren Tolman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Blute on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Peter Blute on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kenneth Chase on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger, 2004 Congressional candidate: Click here for Kenneth Chase on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joe Kennedy on Foreign Policy
Democrat (until 1999) (District 8): Click here for Joe Kennedy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marty Meehan on Foreign Policy
Democrat (Retired 2007) (District 5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Marty Meehan on other issues.
  • 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 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 YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
Joe Moakley on Foreign Policy
Democrat (until 2001) (District 9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Joe Moakley on other issues.
  • Greatest accomplishment was cutting off aid to El Salvador. (Jun 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)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
Peter Torkildsen on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for Peter Torkildsen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeff Beatty on Foreign Policy
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Jeff Beatty on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Capuano on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MA-8): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Michael Capuano 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 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)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Condemn Iran for state-sponsored persecution of Baha'i. (Feb 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
Bill Delahunt on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MA-10): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Bill Delahunt on other issues.
  • 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 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)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Sponsored bill allowing travel between US and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Afghan laws violate women's human rights on sex & divorce. (Apr 2009)
Paul Kirk on Foreign Policy
Former Democratic Senate Appointee (2009): Click here for Paul Kirk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Macdonald on Foreign Policy
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brian Macdonald on other issues.
  • Link human rights to trade with China. (Feb 2006)
Ed O`Reilly on Foreign Policy
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed O`Reilly on other issues.
  • Ongoing dialogue with Syria and Iran. (May 2007)
Jim Ogonowski on Foreign Policy
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Jim Ogonowski on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Stephen Pagliuca on Foreign Policy
Former Democratic Primary Senate Challenger (2009): Click here for Stephen Pagliuca on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Robinson on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger for Senate (MA): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jack Robinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 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)
Kevin Scott on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger, previously Wakefield Selectman: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Scott on other issues.
  • Promote mutually beneficial economic partnerships. (Jan 2006)
  • Speaks Russian and studies U.S.-Russian relations. (Dec 2005)
Bob Underwood on Foreign Policy
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for Bob Underwood on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joe L. Kennedy on Foreign Policy
Libertarian Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe L. Kennedy on other issues.
  • Intervening in foreign affairs has damaged our reputation. (Dec 2009)
Alan Khazei on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Alan Khazei on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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