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Dave Heineman on Foreign Policy
Republican NE Governor: Click here for Dave Heineman on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

NE 2014: 2014 NE Senate debate


Deb Fischer on Foreign Policy
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Deb Fischer on other issues.
  • Leadership & strong messages make the world safer. (Sep 2012)
Ben Nelson on Foreign Policy
Democratic Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ben Nelson on other issues.
  • Opposes linking Human Rights to trade with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Supports continuing Foreign Aid to Russia, Israel, & others. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe. (May 2002)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
Shane Osborn on Foreign Policy
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Shane Osborn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ben Sasse on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger: Click here for Ben Sasse on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Jeff Fortenberry on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (NE-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Fortenberry on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Adrian Smith on Foreign Policy
Republican: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Adrian Smith 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)
  • 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)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Lee Terry on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (NE-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Lee Terry 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)
  • 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)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Johanns on Foreign Policy
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
Jon Bruning on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Bruning on other issues.
  • Strong support for traditional ally Israel. (Apr 2012)
Pat Flynn on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pat Flynn on other issues.
  • Strong support for traditional ally Israel. (Apr 2012)
Mike Johanns on Foreign Policy
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
Bob Kerrey on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger (previously Senator): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Bob Kerrey on other issues.
  • 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 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 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)
  • Make a long-term commitment to supporting Pakistan. (Jul 2004)
  • Expand Saudi relations from oil to anti-extremism. (Jul 2004)
  • Multilateral coalition for Muslim youth outreach. (Jul 2004)
Don Stenberg on Foreign Policy
Republican Senate challenger (NE): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Don Stenberg on other issues.
  • Strong support for traditional ally Israel. (Apr 2012)
  • Opposes continuing Foreign Aid to Russia, Israel, & others. (Sep 2000)
  • Opposes linking Human Rights to trade with China. (Sep 2000)
Doug Bereuter on Foreign Policy
Republican (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Doug Bereuter 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 NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
Jon Christensen on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Jon Christensen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Exon on Foreign Policy
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Exon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
Charlie Matulka on Foreign Policy
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (NE): Click here for Charlie Matulka on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Barrett on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Barrett 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)
Chuck Hagel on Foreign Policy
Republican Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Hagel 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 NO 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)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Impose sanctions and an import ban on Burma. (Oct 2007)
  • Implement Darfur Peace Agreement with UN peacekeeping force. (Feb 2008)
  • Urge Venezuela to re-open dissident radio & TV stations. (May 2007)
  • Develop a strategy to protect civilians in Darfur. (Feb 2007)
Scott Kleeb on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Kleeb on other issues.
  • Stop genocide in Darfur. (Aug 2008)
  • Strength comes not just from military; build partnerships. (Jun 2008)
  • Continue to see Israelís security as connected to our own. (May 2008)
Steven Larrick on Foreign Policy
Green Senate Challenger: Click here for Steven Larrick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Osborne on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Osborne 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)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
Tony Raimondo on Foreign Policy
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Tony Raimondo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Ricketts on Foreign Policy
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Peter Ricketts on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Kramer on Foreign Policy
Republican challenger, state party chair (lost May primary): Click here for David Kramer on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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