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Susana Martinez on Homeland Security
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Susana Martinez on other issues.
  • $1,000 tax credit for hiring returning veterans. (Jan 2012)

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Jeff Bingaman on Homeland Security
Democratic Sr Senator (NM): Click here for 26 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Bingaman 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 NO 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 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)
  • 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)
  • Restore habeas corpus for detainees in the War on Terror. (Jun 2007)
  • Expand health services for women veterans. (Mar 2009)
Martin Heinrich on Homeland Security
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Martin Heinrich on other issues.
  • Ensure funding for Kirtland AFB and National Labs. (Apr 2012)
  • Opposed PATRIOT Act; America can be both safe and free. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Member of House Committee on Armed Services. (Mar 2011)
John Sanchez on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Sanchez on other issues.
  • Push for Air Force base siting in New Mexico. (Sep 2011)
Tom Udall on Homeland Security
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NM-3): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Tom Udall on other issues.
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • 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 NO 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 supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Take US nuclear missiles off high alert. (Aug 2001)
  • End the use of anti-personnel mines. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Appoint chiropractors as commissioned officers. (Apr 2008)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
Heather Wilson on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (NM-1): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Heather Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 YES 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 NO 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)
  • Rated 22% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Appoint chiropractors as commissioned officers. (Apr 2008)
  • Recognize women veterans; assist military families. (Jul 1999)

House:


Ben Ray Lujan on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ben Ray Lujan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michelle Lujan-Grisham on other issues.
  • Supports targeting suspected terrorists. (Sep 2012)
Steve Pearce on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (NM-2): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Steve Pearce on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Rated 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Bill Richardson on Homeland Security
Democratic Governor (NM); Secretary of Commerce-Designee: Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Bill Richardson on other issues.
  • Habeas corpus may not be suspended in war on terror. (Dec 2007)
  • 2 years of college tuition for 1 year of national service. (Dec 2007)
  • Human rights can be more important than national security. (Nov 2007)
  • Qaeda targets oil infrastructure until we wean ourselves off. (Oct 2007)
  • Ignoring Nuclear Test Ban creates world distrust. (Oct 2007)
  • I will restore habeas corpus and the rule of law. (Sep 2007)
  • Maintain Geneva Conventions; keep restrictions on torture. (Sep 2007)
  • Rescind authority to eavesdrop without court order. (Sep 2007)
  • No first use of nukes; but keep options on table. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted against donít-ask-donít-tell; get rid of it now. (Aug 2007)
  • Focus on international terrorism & fissionable material. (Aug 2007)
  • Provide veterans with health care anywhere they want. (Jun 2007)
  • Heroís health card gives veterans access anywhere, anytime. (Mar 2007)
  • Reorder priorities: shift $400B from war to human needs. (Mar 2007)
  • We should not be known for Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib. (Feb 2007)
  • Convince Muslims by closing Guantanamo & stopping renditions. (Feb 2007)
  • Seek immediate negotiations with the Soviet Union on nuclear. (Jan 2006)
  • 9/11 shifted world focus from nukes to terrorism. (Nov 2005)
  • Negotiated for 1994 release of pilots downed in North Korea. (Feb 2005)
  • Negotiated for 1995 release of US workers arrested in Iraq. (Feb 2005)
  • Spend $250K annually to fight base closures. (Oct 2002)
  • Homeland Security Department at federal AND state level. (Oct 2002)
  • Eliminate funding for SDI. (Nov 1996)
  • Establish a Women's Bureau in Dept. of Veterans Affairs. (Aug 1993)
Hector Balderas on Homeland Security
Former Democratic Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Hector Balderas on other issues.
  • Reduce some defense spending by drawing down wars. (Jun 2012)
Martin Heinrich on Homeland Security
Democrat (Senate run 2012) (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Martin Heinrich on other issues.
  • Ensure funding for Kirtland AFB and National Labs. (Apr 2012)
  • Opposed PATRIOT Act; America can be both safe and free. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Member of House Committee on Armed Services. (Mar 2011)
Gary Johnson on Homeland Security
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Gary Johnson on other issues.
  • Should we have 100,000 troops on the ground in Europe? (Aug 2012)
  • Patriot Act is a direct assault on privacy & due process. (Aug 2012)
  • Torture has created millions of enemies we wouldn't have had. (Aug 2012)
  • Let the PATRIOT Act expire; respect habeas corpus. (Jan 2012)
  • Due process at Guantanamo; no torture of terrorist suspects. (Jan 2012)
  • Allies want more US military spending, but cut by 43%. (Nov 2011)
  • 43% reduction in military spending; cut foreign aid too. (Sep 2011)
  • No physical or psychological torture of terrorist suspects. (Aug 2011)
  • Abolish the TSA; let Patriot Act expire. (Aug 2011)
  • No waterboarding under any circumstances. (May 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)
Joe Carraro on Homeland Security
Former Republican Challenger (2006): Click here for Joe Carraro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joe Skeen on Homeland Security
Former Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joe Skeen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Gloria Tristani on Homeland Security
2002 Democratic Challenger (NM): Click here for Gloria Tristani on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Benavides on Homeland Security
Republican challenger; previously state senator: Click here for Tom Benavides on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pete Domenici on Homeland Security
Republican Sr Senator (NM): Click here for 25 full quotes OR click here for Pete Domenici on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cutting $221M in benefits to Filipinos who served in WWII US Army. (Apr 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing another round of military base closures. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty. (Jun 1996)
  • Voted YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
  • Small business in developing homeland security technologies. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Improve mental health care benefits for returning veterans. (Jun 2008)
  • Improve educational assistance for veterans. (Apr 2008)
Francesca Lobato on Homeland Security
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Francesca Lobato on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Allen McCulloch on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Allen McCulloch on other issues.
  • I am in full support of the global war on terror. (May 2006)
  • Defend civil liberties, but ensure safety first. (May 2006)
Steve Pearce on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (NM-2): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Steve Pearce on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Rated 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
David Pfeffer on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for David Pfeffer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Harry Teague on Homeland Security
Democrat (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Harry Teague on other issues.
  • Continue to invest in our national defense. (Nov 2008)
  • Free postage for soldiers serving abroad. (Jan 2009)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
Tom Udall on Homeland Security
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NM-3): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Tom Udall on other issues.
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • 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 NO 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 supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Take US nuclear missiles off high alert. (Aug 2001)
  • End the use of anti-personnel mines. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Appoint chiropractors as commissioned officers. (Apr 2008)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
Heather Wilson on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (NM-1): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Heather Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 YES 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 NO 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)
  • Rated 22% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Appoint chiropractors as commissioned officers. (Apr 2008)
  • Recognize women veterans; assist military families. (Jul 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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