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Phil Bryant on Foreign Policy
Republican Governor: Click here for Phil Bryant on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

MS 2014: 2014 MS Senate debate


Thad Cochran on Foreign Policy
Republican Sr Senator (MS): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Thad Cochran 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 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)
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
Albert N. Gore on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Albert N. Gore on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris McDaniel on Foreign Policy
Republican challenger: Click here for Chris McDaniel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Roger Wicker on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Republican Representative (MS-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Roger Wicker on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 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)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)

House:


Gregg Harper on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Gregg Harper on other issues.
  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Alan Nunnelee on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Alan Nunnelee on other issues.
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -4 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan. (Nov 2012)
Steven Palazzo on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steven Palazzo on other issues.
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -4 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Bennie Thompson on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MS-2): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Bennie Thompson 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)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Remove African National Congress from terrorist list. (May 2008)
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Haley Barbour on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Governor (2004-2012): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Haley Barbour on other issues.
  • Fund defense budget & support NATO. (Apr 1996)
  • Political leadership; economic strength; military power. (Apr 1996)
  • Russian return to imperial activity would be tragic mistake. (Apr 1996)
  • Move US embassy to Jerusalem & recognize Israeli sovereignty. (Apr 1996)
  • Fund defense budget & support NATO. (Apr 1996)
Kirk Fordice on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Governor (1992-1999): Click here for Kirk Fordice on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ronnie Musgrove on Foreign Policy
2008 Senate challenger; previously Democratic MS Governor: Click here for Ronnie Musgrove on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Haley Barbour on Foreign Policy
Former Republican challenger (2006), Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Haley Barbour on other issues.
  • Fund defense budget & support NATO. (Apr 1996)
  • Political leadership; economic strength; military power. (Apr 1996)
  • Russian return to imperial activity would be tragic mistake. (Apr 1996)
  • Move US embassy to Jerusalem & recognize Israeli sovereignty. (Apr 1996)
  • Fund defense budget & support NATO. (Apr 1996)
Bill Bowlin on Foreign Policy
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Bowlin on other issues.
  • Maintain Great Britain and Israel as our strongest allies. (Jun 2006)
  • Donít use religion as a divisive force, as superpower. (Jun 2006)
  • Maintain financial support of the United Nations. (May 2006)
Ronnie Musgrove on Foreign Policy
2008 Senate challenger; previously Democratic MS Governor: Click here for Ronnie Musgrove on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Travis Childers on Foreign Policy
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Travis Childers 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)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Erik Fleming on Foreign Policy
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Erik Fleming on other issues.
  • Fully fund our financial obligation to the U.N. annually. (Mar 2008)
  • Fully fund our financial obligation to the UN. (Feb 2006)
Trent Lott on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator (MS): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Trent Lott on other issues.
  • 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 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 NO on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
Charles Pickering on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (MS-3): Click here for Charles Pickering on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chip Pickering on Foreign Policy
Republican challenger, U.S. Rep.: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Chip Pickering 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 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 YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
Ronnie Shows on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ronnie Shows on other issues.
  • 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 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)
  • Urge China to respect religious freedom. (Mar 2001)
Gene Taylor on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MS-4): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Gene Taylor 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 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 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)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
Gene Taylor on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (MS-4): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Gene Taylor 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 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 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)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
Roger Wicker on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Republican Representative (MS-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Roger Wicker on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 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)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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