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Jay Nixon on Foreign Policy
Missouri Democratic Governor: Click here for Jay Nixon on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

MO 2012: 2012 Missouri Senate Debates


Todd Akin on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin 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 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)
  • Urge China to respect religious freedom. (Mar 2001)
  • International Criminal Court decisions not valid for US. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Roy Blunt on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • 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 YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
John Brunner on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger: Click here for John Brunner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Claire McCaskill on Foreign Policy
Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Claire McCaskill on other issues.
  • Active role for US in solving Israeli/Palestinian conflict. (Oct 2006)
  • US should create respect abroad, not just fear. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 2008)
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
Sarah Steelman on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger: Click here for Sarah Steelman on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Russ Carnahan on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MO-3): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Russ Carnahan 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)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored integrating gender into diplomacy and foreign aid. (Aug 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
William Lacy Clay on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MO-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for William Lacy Clay 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 NO on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • 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)
  • Rated 0 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)
Emmanuel Cleaver on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MO-5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Emmanuel Cleaver 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)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • 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)
Samuel Graves on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (MO-6): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Samuel Graves 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 YES on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 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)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -5 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Vicky Hartzler on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Vicky Hartzler on other issues.
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -6 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan. (Nov 2012)
Billy Long on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Billy Long on other issues.
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -5 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Blaine Luetkemeyer on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Blaine Luetkemeyer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored resuming normal diplomatic relations with Taiwan. (May 2013)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Jason Smith on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 8): Click here for Jason Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ann Wagner on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 2): Click here for Ann Wagner on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Matt Blunt on Foreign Policy
Republican MO Governor: Click here for Matt Blunt on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Akin on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin 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 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)
  • Urge China to respect religious freedom. (Mar 2001)
  • International Criminal Court decisions not valid for US. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Jo Ann Emerson on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (MO-8): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Emerson 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 YES 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 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)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
Bob Holden on Foreign Policy
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for Bob Holden on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Ashcroft on Foreign Policy
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Ashcroft on other issues.
  • Vehement opponent of the expansion of NATO. (Nov 2000)
  • UN has no say in deployment of US forces. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on killing a bill for trade sanctions if China sells weapons. (Sep 2000)
  • 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 YES on limiting NATO expansion to only Poland, Hungary & Czech. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted NO on $17.9 billion to IMF. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
Jean Carnahan on Foreign Policy
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jean Carnahan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe. (May 2002)
Mel Carnahan on Foreign Policy
Governor & 2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (MO)-Deceased 2000: Click here for Mel Carnahan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Emerson on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Bill Emerson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Farmer on Foreign Policy
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Treasurer: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nancy Farmer on other issues.
  • Participate in UN peacekeeping missions. (Oct 2004)
Dick Gephardt on Foreign Policy
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Dick Gephardt on other issues.
  • Bush broke up alliances built over 70 years. (Sep 2003)
  • 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 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)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Mel Hancock on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 7): Click here for Mel Hancock on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Karen McCarthy on Foreign Policy
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Karen McCarthy 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)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
Roy Blunt on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • 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 YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Kit Bond on Foreign Policy
Republican Sr Senator (MO): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Kit Bond 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 YES on killing a bill for trade sanctions if China sells weapons. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on capping foreign aid at only $12.7 billion. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
  • Implement Darfur Peace Agreement with UN peacekeeping force. (Feb 2008)
Robin Carnahan on Foreign Policy
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for Robin Carnahan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Clay Sr. on Foreign Policy
Democrat (retired 2000) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Clay Sr. on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
Pat Danner on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Pat Danner on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
Kenny Hulshof on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (MO-9): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Hulshof 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 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 YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Ban foreign aid to oil-producers who restrict production. (May 2001)
Mike Parker on Foreign Policy
Republican (retired 1998) (District 4): Click here for Mike Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ike Skelton on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MO-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ike Skelton 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 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)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Jim Talent on Foreign Policy
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • 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 YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
Jim Talent on Foreign Policy
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • 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 YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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