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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Mike Bloomberg on Foreign Policy
Mayor of New York City (Independent): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • Partner with World Bank: reduce traffic fatalities worldwide. (Apr 2011)
  • Maintains mayoral office for UN relations, run by his sister. (Feb 2008)
  • Four trips abroad in first four months of 2007. (Apr 2007)
Andrew Cuomo on Foreign Policy
Democratic Governor: Click here for Andrew Cuomo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill de Blasio on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for Bill de Blasio on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:


Colia Clark on Foreign Policy
Green Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Colia Clark on other issues.
  • All foreign bases should be closed within three years. (May 2012)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Foreign Policy
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Rated +2 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Integrate gender into diplomatic and foreign aid processes. (Aug 2012)
  • Sponsored supporting State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored funding and supplying the Syrian rebels. (May 2013)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Afghan laws violate women's human rights on sex & divorce. (Apr 2009)
Wendy Long on Foreign Policy
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Wendy Long on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott Noren on Foreign Policy
Independent Challenger: Click here for Scott Noren on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charles Schumer on Foreign Policy
Democratic Sr Senator (NY): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Charles Schumer 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)
  • Remove African National Congress from terrorist list. (May 2008)
  • Implement Darfur Peace Agreement with UN peacekeeping force. (Feb 2008)
  • 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)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Condemn violence by Chinese government in Tibet. (Apr 2008)
  • Condemn Iran for state-sponsored persecution of Baha'i. (Feb 2009)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)

House:


Timothy Bishop on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (NY-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Timothy Bishop 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)
  • 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)
Ann Marie Buerkle on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 25): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ann Marie Buerkle on other issues.
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • 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)
Yvette Clarke on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Yvette Clarke on other issues.
  • Strongly supports Israelís right to self-defense. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Rated +2 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Humanitarian aid to rebuild Haiti after earthquake. (Jan 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)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Chris Collins on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 27): Click here for Chris Collins on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Crowley on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (NY-7): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Crowley 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)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Double funding for the Peace Corps to $550M. (Mar 2002)
  • Member of the Silk Road Congressional Caucus. (Nov 2007)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Rated +2 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
  • 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)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Eliot Engel on Foreign Policy
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-17): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Eliot Engel 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)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Fund and supply the Syrian rebels. (Mar 2013)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Chris Gibson on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 19): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Gibson on other issues.
  • Protecting cherished way of life from extremist terrorists. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Michael Grimm on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Grimm 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)
Richard Hanna on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Richard Hanna on other issues.
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Nan Hayworth on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 19): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nan Hayworth on other issues.
  • 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)
Brian Higgins on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (NY-27): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Brian Higgins 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)
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Condemn Iran for state-sponsored persecution of Baha'i. (Feb 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Kathy Hochul on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kathy Hochul on other issues.
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Steve Israel on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (NY-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Steve Israel 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 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)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Rated -1 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)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Hakeem Jeffries on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 8): Click here for Hakeem Jeffries on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter King on Foreign Policy
Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-3): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Peter King on other issues.
  • Drones fight clear and present danger on Pakistan border. (Sep 2013)
  • No military aid to Egypt until freedom is re-established. (Sep 2013)
  • 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 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)
  • Urge China to respect religious freedom. (Mar 2001)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -4 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Nita Lowey on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (NY-18): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Nita Lowey 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)
  • 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 YES 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)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • 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)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Dan Maffei on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 24): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Maffei on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Carolyn Maloney on Foreign Policy
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-14): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Maloney 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)
  • 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 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)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Rated +1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Integrate gender into diplomatic and foreign aid processes. (Aug 2012)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored bill condemning Afghan violation of women's rights. (Apr 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Sean Maloney on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 18): Click here for Sean Maloney on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carolyn McCarthy on Foreign Policy
Dem./Ind./Working-Families (NY-4): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn McCarthy 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 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)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • 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)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Gregory Meeks on Foreign Policy
Dem./Working-Families (NY-6): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Gregory Meeks 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 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 YES 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)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated +2 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
Grace Meng on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Grace Meng on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerrold Nadler on Foreign Policy
Dem./Lib./Working-Families (NY-8): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Jerrold Nadler 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)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Double funding for the Peace Corps to $550M. (Mar 2002)
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • 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)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Bill Owens on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (NY-23): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Owens on other issues.
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/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)
Charles Rangel on Foreign Policy
Dem./Lib./Working-Families: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Charles Rangel on other issues.
  • 1987: Rangel Amendment forced South African divestment. (Aug 2008)
  • 1994: Advised Haiti's Aristide; disappointed by no democracy. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Rated +3 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
Tom Reed on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 23): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Reed on other issues.
  • We should leave Afghanistan when US generals say threat over. (Jun 2011)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan. (Nov 2012)
Jose Serrano on Foreign Policy
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-16): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Jose Serrano 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 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)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated +1 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)
Louise Slaughter on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (NY-28): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Louise Slaughter 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 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)
  • Rated +1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
Paul Tonko on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 20): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Paul Tonko on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Rated +2 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Ed Towns on Foreign Policy
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-10): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Ed Towns 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)
  • 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)
  • Urge China to respect religious freedom. (Mar 2001)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Rated +4 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-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)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Nydia Velazquez on Foreign Policy
Democrat/Working-Families Representative (NY-12): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Nydia Velazquez 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 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)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


George Pataki on Foreign Policy
Republican NY Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for George Pataki on other issues.
  • Stop using Vieques, Puerto Rico, for bombing & training. (Mar 2001)
David Paterson on Foreign Policy
Democratic Governor (NY): Click here for David Paterson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
George Maragos on Foreign Policy
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for George Maragos on other issues.
  • Foreign aid only for worthy allies, like Israel. (Jan 2012)
Bob Turner on Foreign Policy
2012 Republican Senate Primary Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
  • We have yet to find out who are the bad guys in Syria. (Jun 2012)
  • Don't pressure Israel for indefensible pre-1967 borders. (Sep 2011)
  • Assert the 10th Amendment and US sovereignty. (Nov 2010)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Gary Ackerman on Foreign Policy
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. (NY-5): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Gary Ackerman 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)
  • Voted NO 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 YES 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)
  • Suspend Russia's participation in the G-8. (Feb 2005)
  • Co-chair of the Silk Road Congressional Caucus. (Nov 2007)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Maurice Hinchey on Foreign Policy
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. Representative (NY-22): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Maurice Hinchey 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 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)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • 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)
  • Member of the Silk Road Congressional Caucus. (Nov 2007)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Rated +2 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
  • 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)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
Chris Lee on Foreign Policy
Republican (Resigned 2011) (District 26): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Lee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Bob Turner on Foreign Policy
Former Republican (District 9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
  • We have yet to find out who are the bad guys in Syria. (Jun 2012)
  • Don't pressure Israel for indefensible pre-1967 borders. (Sep 2011)
  • Assert the 10th Amendment and US sovereignty. (Nov 2010)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Rudy Giuliani on Foreign Policy
Former Mayor of NYC: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • No one told Obama that Russia has a veto power at the UN. (Sep 2008)
  • Stand against Chavezís & Castroís form of dictatorship. (Dec 2007)
  • Democracy is a long-term goal, after building bedrock. (Aug 2007)
  • Iran is dangerous; not 10 years from nuclear weapons. (Jun 2007)
  • Bring peace by sharing gift of freedom with Middle East. (Jun 2007)
  • 1980s: Denied asylum to Haitian refugees. (May 2007)
  • As mayor, asked Yasir Arafat to leave concert both attended. (Jan 2007)
  • Foreign experience as mayor, at Justice Dept., & in 91 trips. (Jan 2006)
  • The Patriot Act, Afghanistan and Iraq wars: all very good. (Jan 2006)
  • Countries must all stand together in fight against terrorism. (Oct 2001)
Carl McCall on Foreign Policy
2002 Democratic Challenger NY Governor: Click here for Carl McCall on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eliot Spitzer on Foreign Policy
Former Democratc Governor (2007-2008): Click here for Eliot Spitzer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Anthony Weiner on Foreign Policy
Former Democrat(Resigned 2011) (District 9): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Anthony Weiner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • 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 YES 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)
  • Rated +2 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • 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)
Michael Benjamin on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Challenger (2004): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Benjamin on other issues.
  • Focus Latin American policy on less drugs & more trade. (Jun 2003)
Ed Cox on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006): Click here for Ed Cox on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Al D'Amato on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Al D'Amato on other issues.
  • 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)
Harold Ford on Foreign Policy
2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford on other issues.
  • 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 YES 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)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Double funding for the Peace Corps to $550M. (Mar 2002)
Daniel Frisa on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 4): Click here for Daniel Frisa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Foreign Policy
2000 Former Republican Candidate: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • No one told Obama that Russia has a veto power at the UN. (Sep 2008)
  • Stand against Chavezís & Castroís form of dictatorship. (Dec 2007)
  • Democracy is a long-term goal, after building bedrock. (Aug 2007)
  • Iran is dangerous; not 10 years from nuclear weapons. (Jun 2007)
  • Bring peace by sharing gift of freedom with Middle East. (Jun 2007)
  • 1980s: Denied asylum to Haitian refugees. (May 2007)
  • As mayor, asked Yasir Arafat to leave concert both attended. (Jan 2007)
  • Foreign experience as mayor, at Justice Dept., & in 91 trips. (Jan 2006)
  • The Patriot Act, Afghanistan and Iraq wars: all very good. (Jan 2006)
  • Countries must all stand together in fight against terrorism. (Oct 2001)
Abe Hirschfeld on Foreign Policy
2004 former Builders Party Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Abe Hirschfeld on other issues.
  • Real change to immigration policy for the Middle East. (May 2004)
Sue Kelly on Foreign Policy
Republican (until 2007) (District 19): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Sue Kelly 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 NO 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 YES 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)
John LaFalce on Foreign Policy
Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004 (District 29): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John LaFalce 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 YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
David McReynolds on Foreign Policy
2004 Green Senate challenger (NY); 2000 Socialist for Pres.: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for David McReynolds on other issues.
  • Eliminate most foreign aid; itís only for disasters. (May 2000)
  • Oppose IMF, World Bank, and WTO. (Jan 2000)
  • East Timor: force Indonesia to control their militias. (Sep 1999)
  • Create non-US-based international peacekeepers. (May 1999)
  • Treat China and others with ďradical humanismĒ. (Jan 1999)
Howard Mills on Foreign Policy
2004 former Republican Senate challenger (NY): Click here for Howard Mills on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Susan Molinari on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for Susan Molinari on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Moynihan on Foreign Policy
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Pat Moynihan on other issues.
  • 1975: Stood against UN equation "Zionism is racism". (Feb 2004)
  • Maintain tax subsidy for doing business in Puerto Rico. (Jun 1994)
  • 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 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)
Major Owens on Foreign Policy
Democrat (until 2007) (District 11): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Major Owens on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
Bill Paxon on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for Bill Paxon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gerald Solomon on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for Gerald Solomon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Arcuri on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Michael Arcuri 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)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
Gary Bernsten on Foreign Policy
2010 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for Gary Bernsten on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sherry Boehlert on Foreign Policy
Republican/Independence (District 23): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Sherry Boehlert on other issues.
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Hillary Clinton on Foreign Policy
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY): Click here for 63 full quotes OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • "Smart power" combines diplomacy and development. (Sep 2013)
  • Work toward Arab Spring not being hijacked by extremists. (Jan 2013)
  • Afghan women are better off, but we must prevent reversal. (Jan 2013)
  • America is the "indispensable nation". (Jun 2012)
  • Ceremonial role abroad as First Lady, but no NSC meetings. (Jun 2012)
  • Focus on BRICs: Brazil, Russia, India, China, & South Africa. (Jun 2012)
  • New American Moment: new ways of global leadership. (Jun 2012)
  • Obama: Her stature abroad meant she carries message further. (May 2010)
  • 2007: Traveled to Iraq & Afghanistan before announcement. (Jan 2010)
  • 2007: Naive to meet with leaders of Iran & North Korea. (Aug 2009)
  • Commit to helping people abroad before committing troops. (Apr 2008)
  • FactCheck: Accomplished but exaggerated foreign experience. (Mar 2008)
  • Meet with Cuban leaders only after evidence of change. (Feb 2008)
  • Diplomacy with Iran & Cuba, but no presidential meetings. (Feb 2008)
  • Bill made deal with Kazakhs to bring in HIV drugs. (Feb 2008)
  • Establish leadership & moral authority via multilateralism. (Dec 2007)
  • Deeply involved with Bill Clintonís foreign policy team. (Dec 2007)
  • Operate from a position of strength, but not confrontation. (Dec 2007)
  • 2001 speech to AIPAC pledges money for Israeli military. (Nov 2007)
  • Supported strong funding for international development. (Oct 2007)
  • Cuba deserves peaceful transition to freedom & democracy. (Sep 2007)
  • Should not telegraph our adversaries about preconditions. (Aug 2007)
  • US support & no-fly zone, but UN troops on ground in Darfur. (Jul 2007)
  • Arabic and Muslim countries take women leaders seriously. (Jul 2007)
  • Diplomacy yes; propaganda no; when meeting enemy leaders. (Jul 2007)
  • Allegedly pro-PLO in 1960; but pro-Israel by 1981. (Jul 2007)
  • NATO-enforced no-fly zone to end Darfur genocide. (Jun 2007)
  • Supported Palestine in 1998, before Bill officially did. (May 2007)
  • Obligation to support Israel with more than foreign aid. (Oct 2005)
  • Support UN reform because US benefits. (Oct 2005)
  • 1995: Spoke as voice of United States on Latin America trip. (Jun 2004)
  • Supports USAID projects in developing world. (Nov 2003)
  • Focus on women's rights in international policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Alienated Jewish voters by kissing Mrs. Arafat. (Oct 2001)
  • Engage in world affairs, including human rights. (Oct 2000)
  • Human rights are central to our objectives abroad. (Oct 2000)
  • Keep Cuban embargo; pay UN bills. (Oct 2000)
  • Smartest strategic choice is peace. (Nov 1999)
  • Puerto Rico: Stop using live ammo at Vieques. (Oct 1999)
  • Foreign aid spending is only 1%; lead by remaining engaged. (Feb 1997)
  • Supports micro-loans to third-world women. (Sep 1995)

    China

  • Freedom of navigation & open access in South China Sea. (Jun 2012)
  • Boycott Olympic ceremony to pressure China on Tibet & Sudan. (Apr 2008)
  • Establish coherent diplomatic approach toward China. (Dec 2007)
  • China respects us if we call them on human rights breaches. (Dec 2007)
  • FactCheck: Chinese did black out Hillary, but DID invite her. (Dec 2007)
  • Our fiscal responsibility undercuts Chinese power over us. (Aug 2007)
  • China: criticized authoritarianism with women & children. (Dec 1999)

    Voting Record

  • Would use very vigorous and bipartisan diplomacy. (Feb 2008)
  • Dems believe in fighting terror with cooperation. (Jun 2006)
  • 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)
  • Increase aid to avert humanitarian crisis in Congo. (Dec 2005)
  • Implement Darfur Peace Agreement with UN peacekeeping force. (Feb 2008)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Urge Venezuela to re-open dissident radio & TV stations. (May 2007)
  • Call for Burma's junta to release political prisoners. (Jun 2007)
  • Develop a strategy to protect civilians in Darfur. (Feb 2007)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
  • Condemn violence by Chinese government in Tibet. (Apr 2008)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
Joe DioGuardi on Foreign Policy
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joe DioGuardi on other issues.
  • Yes, I was a lobbyist; to fight Albanian genocide. (Oct 2010)
  • Push the UN to address human rights abuse in Cuba. (Mar 1987)
  • Encourage the Vatican to recognize the State of Israel. (Mar 1987)
Michael Forbes on Foreign Policy
Republican (retired) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Forbes on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
Vito Fossella on Foreign Policy
Rep./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-13): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Vito Fossella 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)
Benjamin Gilman on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 20): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Gilman on other issues.
  • 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 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)
Felix Grucci on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Felix Grucci on other issues.
  • 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)
John Hall on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Hall 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)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Afghan laws violate women's human rights on sex & divorce. (Apr 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Howie Hawkins on Foreign Policy
Green Challenger: Click here for Howie Hawkins on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Amo Houghton on Foreign Policy
Republican/Conservative (District 31): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Amo Houghton 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)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
Caroline Kennedy on Foreign Policy
Former Democratic candidate (2008): Click here for Caroline Kennedy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Kuhl on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (NY-29): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Randy Kuhl 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)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
Rick Lazio on Foreign Policy
Republican/Cons. (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rick Lazio on other issues.
  • Embrace our role as a world leader. (May 2000)
  • Supports restitution of Holocaust assets. (Feb 2000)
  • Pay our UN debt. (Jul 1998)
  • 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)
Eric Massa on Foreign Policy
Democrat (until 2010) (District 29): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Eric Massa on other issues.
  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Condemn Iran for state-sponsored persecution of Baha'i. (Feb 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
KT McFarland on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger: Click here for KT McFarland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike McMahon on Foreign Policy
Democrat (until 2010) (District 13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike McMahon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Michael McNulty on Foreign Policy
Democratic/Ind./Cons. Representative (NY-21): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Michael McNulty on other issues.
  • 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 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)
  • 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)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
Scott Murphy on Foreign Policy
Democrat (until 2010) (District 20): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Marilyn O`Grady on Foreign Policy
2004 former Conservative Party challenger: Click here for Marilyn O`Grady on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeanine Pirro on Foreign Policy
Republican challenger; District Attorney: Click here for Jeanine Pirro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Quinn on Foreign Policy
Republican/Ind./Cons. (District 30): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jack Quinn on other issues.
  • 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 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)
Thomas Reynolds on Foreign Policy
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-26): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Thomas Reynolds 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)
John Spencer on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger, previously Mayor of Yonkers: Click here for John Spencer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Sweeney on Foreign Policy
Republican/Conservative (District 22): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Sweeney on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
Jay Townsend on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Townsend on other issues.
  • Israeli settlements are not an obstacle to peace. (Jul 2010)
Jim Walsh on Foreign Policy
Rep./Ind./Conservative Representative (NY-25): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim Walsh on other issues.
  • Voted YES on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Double funding for the Peace Corps to $550M. (Mar 2002)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Foreign Policy
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Rated +2 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Integrate gender into diplomatic and foreign aid processes. (Aug 2012)
  • Sponsored supporting State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored funding and supplying the Syrian rebels. (May 2013)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Afghan laws violate women's human rights on sex & divorce. (Apr 2009)
John McHugh on Foreign Policy
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-23): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for John McHugh 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 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 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)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Ban foreign aid to oil-producers who restrict production. (May 2001)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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