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Jack Dalrymple on Homeland Security
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Dalrymple on other issues.
  • Our troops safeguard our quality of life. (Jan 2011)

Senate:

ND 2012: 2012 North Dakota Senate Debates


Rick Berg on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • Core responsibility is to have a strong military. (Nov 2002)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
Kent Conrad on Homeland Security
Democratic Sr Senator (ND): Click here for 25 full quotes OR click here for Kent Conrad on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted NO on cutting $221M in benefits to Filipinos who served in WWII US Army. (Apr 2008)
  • Voted YES on requiring FISA court warrant to monitor US-to-foreign calls. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing another round of military base closures. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying National Missile Defense ASAP. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on military pay raise of 4.8%. (Feb 1999)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex basic training. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted NO on favoring 36 vetoed military projects. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on banning chemical weapons. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty. (Jun 1996)
  • Voted NO on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
  • Rated 80% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored bill for Iraq budget to be part of defense budget. (Jun 2006)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
Heidi Heitkamp on Homeland Security
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Heidi Heitkamp on other issues.
  • Ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Sep 2012)
  • Heroes Health Card and tax credit for hiring vets. (Sep 2012)
John Hoeven on Homeland Security
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Deal with terrorism as a joint federal-state responsibility. (Feb 2001)
  • Include states in anti-terrorism planning. (Sep 2001)
  • Study terrorist threats against nuclear waste repositories. (Aug 2001)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)

House:


Kevin Cramer on Homeland Security
Republican (District 0): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Cramer on other issues.
  • Every agency, including defense, should cut programs. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports targeting suspected terrorists. (Sep 2012)
  • Supports reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Hoeven on Homeland Security
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Deal with terrorism as a joint federal-state responsibility. (Feb 2001)
  • Include states in anti-terrorism planning. (Sep 2001)
  • Study terrorist threats against nuclear waste repositories. (Aug 2001)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Duane Sand on Homeland Security
2000 Republican Challenger for Senate (ND): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Duane Sand on other issues.
  • Voted NO on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex basic training. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on favoring 36 vetoed military projects. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on banning chemical weapons. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
Rick Berg on Homeland Security
Republican (Senate run 2012) (District AL): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • Core responsibility is to have a strong military. (Nov 2002)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
Edward Schafer on Homeland Security
Former Democratic Governor (1992-2000); Cabinet Sec'y (USDA): Click here for Edward Schafer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Liffrig on Homeland Security
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Liffrig on other issues.
  • More funding for troops and intel. (Aug 2004)
  • More funding for R&D and NMD. (Aug 2004)
Byron Dorgan on Homeland Security
Democratic Jr Senator (ND): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Byron Dorgan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on cutting $221M in benefits to Filipinos who served in WWII US Army. (Apr 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing another round of military base closures. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying National Missile Defense ASAP. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on military pay raise of 4.8%. (Feb 1999)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting same-sex basic training. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on favoring 36 vetoed military projects. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on banning chemical weapons. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty. (Jun 1996)
  • Voted NO on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
  • Establish Maritime Security grants for ports and vessels. (Nov 2002)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 90% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
Dwight Grotberg on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dwight Grotberg on other issues.
  • The Patriot Act harms civil liberties. (Jul 2006)
  • Strongly supports more spending on armed forces. (Jul 2006)
Earl Pomeroy on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (ND-At-Large): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Earl Pomeroy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • End the use of anti-personnel mines. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 78% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Restore habeas corpus for detainees in the War on Terror. (Jun 2007)
Tracy Potter on Homeland Security
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tracy Potter on other issues.
  • Large cutbacks in military to reduce federal spending. (Sep 2010)
  • Bring troops home from 120 countries around the globe. (Aug 2010)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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