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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Mike Bloomberg on War & Peace
Mayor of New York City (Independent): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • Nobody wants war to continue, but what happens next? (May 2007)
Andrew Cuomo on War & Peace
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andrew Cuomo on other issues.
  • We did not effectively question Bush on Iraq war. (Oct 2003)
Bill de Blasio on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for Bill de Blasio on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:


Colia Clark on War & Peace
Green Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Colia Clark on other issues.
  • End to all foreign wars is urgent. (May 2012)
Kirsten Gillibrand on War & Peace
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Al Qaeda has metastasized; get troops out of Afghanistan. (Oct 2012)
  • Timetable for drawing down troops from Afghanistan. (Aug 2010)
  • Iraq: exit strategy & redeploy troops. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored shutting down Iranian foreign reserves. (May 2013)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Wendy Long on War & Peace
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Wendy Long on other issues.
  • Stand with Israel in ensuring Iran does not get nukes. (Oct 2012)
  • No 2014 withdrawal date for troops in Afghanistan. (Oct 2012)
Scott Noren on War & Peace
Independent Challenger: Click here for Scott Noren on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charles Schumer on War & Peace
Democratic Sr Senator (NY): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Charles Schumer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on redeploying non-essential US troops out of Iraq in 9 months. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorists. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on investigating contract awards in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on $86 billion for military operations in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on allowing all necessary force in Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on authorizing air strikes in Kosovo. (Mar 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored shutting down Iranian foreign reserves. (May 2013)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)

House:


Timothy Bishop on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (NY-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Timothy Bishop on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Ann Marie Buerkle on War & Peace
Republican (District 25): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ann Marie Buerkle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Yvette Clarke on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Yvette Clarke on other issues.
  • Invading Iraq was one of greatest foreign policy mistakes. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Impeach Dick Cheney for lying about Iraq. (May 2007)
  • Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus. (Jan 2007)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Terminate funding for Iraq War on Dec. 31, 2011. (Aug 2011)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Jan 2013)
Chris Collins on War & Peace
Republican (District 27): Click here for Chris Collins on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Crowley on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (NY-7): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Crowley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Eliot Engel on War & Peace
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-17): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Eliot Engel on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sponsored condemning North Korea for testing nuclear device. (Feb 2013)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Chris Gibson on War & Peace
Republican (District 19): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chris Gibson on other issues.
  • Founders intended for Congress to decide when to use force. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Supports a continued presence in Afghanistan. (Nov 2010)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
Michael Grimm on War & Peace
Republican (District 11): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Michael Grimm on other issues.
  • No unrealistic timelines nor early troop withdrawals. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Supports a continued presence in Afghanistan. (Nov 2010)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Richard Hanna on War & Peace
Republican (District 22): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Richard Hanna on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
Nan Hayworth on War & Peace
Republican (District 19): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Nan Hayworth on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Supports a continued presence in Afghanistan. (Nov 2010)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Brian Higgins on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (NY-27): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Brian Higgins on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Counter Iran's growing presence in Latin America. (Jan 2012)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Kathy Hochul on War & Peace
Democrat (District 26): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kathy Hochul on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Counter Iran's growing presence in Latin America. (Jan 2012)
Steve Israel on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (NY-2): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Steve Israel on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sponsored condemning North Korea for testing nuclear device. (Feb 2013)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Hakeem Jeffries on War & Peace
Democrat (District 8): Click here for Hakeem Jeffries on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter King on War & Peace
Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-3): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Peter King on other issues.
  • We cannot allow Iranian pursuit of nuclear weapons. (Sep 2013)
  • More to be done in Afghanistan; don't withdraw yet. (Sep 2013)
  • We should keep 20,000 troops in Iraq to deter Iran. (Sep 2013)
  • Steadfastly support Israeli defense against Syria. (Sep 2013)
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Counter Iran's growing presence in Latin America. (Jan 2012)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Nita Lowey on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (NY-18): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Nita Lowey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Dan Maffei on War & Peace
Democrat (District 24): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Maffei on other issues.
  • Bring troops home from Iraq as safely & quickly as possible. (Nov 2008)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Carolyn Maloney on War & Peace
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-14): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Maloney on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus. (Jan 2007)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Terminate funding for Iraq War on Dec. 31, 2011. (Aug 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Apr 2012)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Jan 2013)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Sean Maloney on War & Peace
Democrat (District 18): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sean Maloney on other issues.
  • Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan. (Sep 2012)
Carolyn McCarthy on War & Peace
Dem./Ind./Working-Families (NY-4): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn McCarthy on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Gregory Meeks on War & Peace
Dem./Working-Families (NY-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Gregory Meeks on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Apr 2012)
Grace Meng on War & Peace
Democrat (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Grace Meng on other issues.
  • Remain on offensive against terrorism, including Iran. (Nov 2012)
Jerrold Nadler on War & Peace
Dem./Lib./Working-Families (NY-8): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Jerrold Nadler on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Jan 2013)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Bill Owens on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (NY-23): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bill Owens on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Charles Rangel on War & Peace
Dem./Lib./Working-Families: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Charles Rangel on other issues.
  • 2003: Lonely voice opposing pre-emptive war. (Aug 2008)
  • Troops suffer by not knowing when they'll come home. (Aug 2008)
  • Opposes war politically, out of respect for soldiers. (Aug 2008)
  • Reinstitute draft to avoid another Iraq. (Aug 2008)
  • Opposed Kerry in 2004 primary because Kerry voted for war. (Aug 2008)
  • Morally suspect war in Iraq is funded by deficit. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Terminate funding for Iraq War on Dec. 31, 2011. (Aug 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Jan 2013)
Tom Reed on War & Peace
Republican (District 23): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Reed on other issues.
  • There is still much to do in Iraq. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Apr 2012)
Jose Serrano on War & Peace
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-16): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Jose Serrano on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus. (Jan 2007)
  • Terminate funding for Iraq War on Dec. 31, 2011. (Aug 2011)
Louise Slaughter on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (NY-28): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Louise Slaughter on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Terminate funding for Iraq War on Dec. 31, 2011. (Aug 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Jan 2013)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Paul Tonko on War & Peace
Democrat (District 20): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Paul Tonko on other issues.
  • End the war; bring our troops home safely. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Jan 2013)
Ed Towns on War & Peace
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-10): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Ed Towns on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Impeach Dick Cheney for lying about Iraq. (May 2007)
  • Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus. (Jan 2007)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Terminate funding for Iraq War on Dec. 31, 2011. (Aug 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Nydia Velazquez on War & Peace
Democrat/Working-Families Representative (NY-12): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Nydia Velazquez on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Wage war on Terrorism, not on fellow Americans. (Sep 2001)
  • Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus. (Jan 2007)
  • Terminate funding for Iraq War on Dec. 31, 2011. (Aug 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Jan 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


George Pataki on War & Peace
Republican NY Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for George Pataki on other issues.
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
David Paterson on War & Peace
Democratic Governor (NY): Click here for David Paterson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
George Maragos on War & Peace
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for George Maragos on other issues.
  • No military intervention in Syria; but pressure Arab League. (Jun 2012)
  • We must bring all of our troops home now!. (Jan 2012)
Bob Turner on War & Peace
2012 Republican Senate Primary Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
Gary Ackerman on War & Peace
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. (NY-5): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Gary Ackerman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Maurice Hinchey on War & Peace
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. Representative (NY-22): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Maurice Hinchey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus. (Jan 2007)
Chris Lee on War & Peace
Republican (Resigned 2011) (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Lee on other issues.
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Bob Turner on War & Peace
Former Republican (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
Rudy Giuliani on War & Peace
Former Mayor of NYC: Click here for 27 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • The Democrats rarely mentioned the 9/11 attacks at the DNC. (Sep 2008)
  • The Iraq war was worth the price in blood and treasure. (Jan 2008)
  • Iran: Keep military option on table, even if no nukes now. (Dec 2007)
  • Keep pressure on Iran, because pressure works. (Dec 2007)
  • Disagrees with neocon adviser on immediate need to bomb Iran. (Dec 2007)
  • No time limit in Iraq; stay until we achieve stability. (Dec 2007)
  • Desirable but unneeded to ask Congress to attack Iran nukes. (Oct 2007)
  • Promise: we will prevent Iran from becoming nuclear power. (Sep 2007)
  • We’ve never won a war while discussing how to retreat. (Sep 2007)
  • Negotiate with Iran, but fully prepared for force. (Sep 2007)
  • Winning in Iraq is one battle in overall terrorist war. (Aug 2007)
  • Keep option open to attack Al Qaeda in Pakistan unilaterally. (Aug 2007)
  • Iran’s danger is handing nukes over to terrorists. (Jun 2007)
  • Keep option for tactical nukes to prevent Iranian nukes. (Jun 2007)
  • Take on nation-building in Iraq, to reduce US terrorism risk. (Jun 2007)
  • Democrat timetable for retreat “fundamentally irresponsible”. (May 2007)
  • We did not invite the 9/11 attack by attacking Iraq. (May 2007)
  • FactCheck: Did say GOP is fundamentally irresponsible on war. (May 2007)
  • Failure should never be the option; self-fulfilling prophecy. (May 2007)
  • Only thing worse than invading Iran is Iran having nukes. (May 2007)
  • Withdrawal from Iraq encourages future terror attacks. (Nov 2006)
  • Liberating the Iraqis is something we should be proud of. (Aug 2004)
  • The terrorists have heard from us. (Aug 2004)
  • Removing Saddam needed to be accomplished. (Aug 2004)
  • You are either with civilization or with terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • No need to understand reasons for terrorism-just stop them. (Oct 2001)
  • Iraq: More inspections; counter OPEC’s oil production cuts. (Feb 2000)
Carl McCall on War & Peace
2002 Democratic Challenger NY Governor: Click here for Carl McCall on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eliot Spitzer on War & Peace
Former Democratc Governor (2007-2008): Click here for Eliot Spitzer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Anthony Weiner on War & Peace
Former Democrat(Resigned 2011) (District 9): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Anthony Weiner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Michael Benjamin on War & Peace
Former Republican Challenger (2004): Click here for Michael Benjamin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Cox on War & Peace
Former Republican Challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006): Click here for Ed Cox on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Al D'Amato on War & Peace
Former Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Al D'Amato on other issues.
  • Voted YES on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Harold Ford on War & Peace
2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford on other issues.
  • Divide up Iraq into Sunni, Shia & Kurd regions. (Oct 2006)
  • If you want to stay the course, I’m not your guy. (Oct 2006)
  • Bush failed to define serious long-term nature of Iraq. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
Daniel Frisa on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 4): Click here for Daniel Frisa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on War & Peace
2000 Former Republican Candidate: Click here for 27 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • The Democrats rarely mentioned the 9/11 attacks at the DNC. (Sep 2008)
  • The Iraq war was worth the price in blood and treasure. (Jan 2008)
  • Iran: Keep military option on table, even if no nukes now. (Dec 2007)
  • Keep pressure on Iran, because pressure works. (Dec 2007)
  • Disagrees with neocon adviser on immediate need to bomb Iran. (Dec 2007)
  • No time limit in Iraq; stay until we achieve stability. (Dec 2007)
  • Desirable but unneeded to ask Congress to attack Iran nukes. (Oct 2007)
  • Promise: we will prevent Iran from becoming nuclear power. (Sep 2007)
  • We’ve never won a war while discussing how to retreat. (Sep 2007)
  • Negotiate with Iran, but fully prepared for force. (Sep 2007)
  • Winning in Iraq is one battle in overall terrorist war. (Aug 2007)
  • Keep option open to attack Al Qaeda in Pakistan unilaterally. (Aug 2007)
  • Iran’s danger is handing nukes over to terrorists. (Jun 2007)
  • Keep option for tactical nukes to prevent Iranian nukes. (Jun 2007)
  • Take on nation-building in Iraq, to reduce US terrorism risk. (Jun 2007)
  • Democrat timetable for retreat “fundamentally irresponsible”. (May 2007)
  • We did not invite the 9/11 attack by attacking Iraq. (May 2007)
  • FactCheck: Did say GOP is fundamentally irresponsible on war. (May 2007)
  • Failure should never be the option; self-fulfilling prophecy. (May 2007)
  • Only thing worse than invading Iran is Iran having nukes. (May 2007)
  • Withdrawal from Iraq encourages future terror attacks. (Nov 2006)
  • Liberating the Iraqis is something we should be proud of. (Aug 2004)
  • The terrorists have heard from us. (Aug 2004)
  • Removing Saddam needed to be accomplished. (Aug 2004)
  • You are either with civilization or with terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • No need to understand reasons for terrorism-just stop them. (Oct 2001)
  • Iraq: More inspections; counter OPEC’s oil production cuts. (Feb 2000)
Abe Hirschfeld on War & Peace
2004 former Builders Party Senate challenger: Click here for Abe Hirschfeld on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sue Kelly on War & Peace
Republican (until 2007) (District 19): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Sue Kelly on other issues.
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
John LaFalce on War & Peace
Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004 (District 29): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John LaFalce on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
David McReynolds on War & Peace
2004 Green Senate challenger (NY); 2000 Socialist for Pres.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David McReynolds on other issues.
  • Stop bombing Yugoslavia; it breaches UN Charter. (May 1999)
Howard Mills on War & Peace
2004 former Republican Senate challenger (NY): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Howard Mills on other issues.
  • Iraq: reject objections of the French and the United Nations. (Aug 2004)
Susan Molinari on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Susan Molinari on other issues.
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Pat Moynihan on War & Peace
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Pat Moynihan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing all necessary force in Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on authorizing air strikes in Kosovo. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Major Owens on War & Peace
Democrat (until 2007) (District 11): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Major Owens on other issues.
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Bill Paxon on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Paxon on other issues.
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Gerald Solomon on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gerald Solomon on other issues.
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Michael Arcuri on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Michael Arcuri on other issues.
  • We need a strategy for bringing the troops home from Iraq. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Gary Bernsten on War & Peace
2010 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for Gary Bernsten on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sherry Boehlert on War & Peace
Republican/Independence (District 23): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Sherry Boehlert on other issues.
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
Hillary Clinton on War & Peace
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY): Click here for 84 full quotes OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • Supported decision to target Osama bin Laden. (Sep 2013)
  • Obama rejected her 2012 plan to arm the Syrian rebels. (Aug 2013)
  • OpEd: Iraq war follows tradition of active US leadership. (Jun 2012)
  • Clinton-Gates combo won push for Afghan surge. (Jun 2012)
  • OpEd: 2003 Iraq vote unmistakably authorized war. (Nov 2010)
  • War authorization vote made primary harder than general. (Jan 2010)
  • 2007: Avoided war apology to avoid "flip-flopper" label. (Jan 2010)
  • Massive retaliation from US if Iran attacks Israel. (Apr 2008)
  • Calling for troop withdrawal pressures Iraqi government. (Feb 2008)
  • Some tactical success in Iraq, but no strategic success yet. (Feb 2008)
  • Would have never diverted attention from Afghanistan. (Jan 2008)
  • After 9/11:Those helping terrorists would feel “wrath” of US. (Jun 2007)
  • 1960s conversion to liberalism based on opposing Vietnam. (Jun 2007)
  • At Wellesley in ‘68, steered anti-war movement within system. (Jun 2007)
  • I have seen firsthand terrorists’ terrible damage. (Jun 2007)
  • Supports border security fence in Israel. (Oct 2006)
  • Ok to target Al Qaeda in Pakistan; we did that 10 years ago. (Jan 2006)
  • 2002 Iraq speech criticized both Saddam and U.N. (Feb 2004)
  • Cut off US aid if Palestine declares a state unilaterally. (Oct 2000)
  • Focuses on increasing relationship between US and Israel. (Oct 2000)
  • Support Israel in finding a safe and secure peace. (May 2000)
  • Extend peace treaties to Palestinians, Syrians & Lebanese. (Nov 1999)
  • Strategizing about Pakistan destabilizes a nuclear power. (Aug 2007)

    Iran

  • Policy of prevention, not containment, on Iranian nukes. (Jan 2013)
  • Trust but verify Iran: goal is diplomacy & open inspections. (Jan 2013)
  • Continue diplomatic engagement with Iran. (Dec 2007)
  • Believed, with others, that Iran was pursuing nuclear weapon. (Dec 2007)
  • Pledge that Iran will not develop a nuclear bomb. (Oct 2007)
  • Rushing to war with Iran vs. doing nothing is a false choice. (Oct 2007)
  • Iran’s Revolutionary Guard promotes terrorism. (Sep 2007)
  • Prevent Iran from becoming nuclear power by diplomacy first. (Sep 2007)
  • Rule out nukes against Iran. (Aug 2007)
  • Iran having a nuclear weapon is absolutely unacceptable. (Jun 2007)

    Iraq War

  • 2007: I'm most qualified to end war in Iraq. (Jan 2010)
  • 2007: Opposed funding Iraq War; no escalation. (Aug 2009)
  • 2002: Saddam gave aid to Al Qaeda terrorists. (Oct 2008)
  • Up to the Iraqis to decide the future they will have. (Feb 2008)
  • Leaving 130,000 troops in Iraq is irresponsible abdication. (Jan 2008)
  • Have nearly all combat troops out in a year. (Jan 2008)
  • Can’t leave Iraq safely without a plan. (Jan 2008)
  • Can’t let the Iraqis think the US will be there forever. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted against precedent of US subordinate to UN in Iraq. (Jan 2008)
  • Iraq war authorization was not authority for preemption. (Jan 2008)
  • Told by the White House how the war resolution would be used. (Jan 2008)
  • Withdrawing troops is dangerous, including 100,000 civilians. (Jan 2008)
  • No military solution in Iraq; this debate motivates solution. (Jan 2008)
  • Called war on terror “Bush’s war” but has played active role. (Nov 2007)
  • 2002: Accepted connection between Saddam & Al Qaeda. (Nov 2007)
  • Leave combat troops in Iraq only for conterterrorism. (Sep 2007)
  • No funding that does not move us toward withdrawal. (Sep 2007)
  • Push Pentagon to start planning for Iraq withdrawal. (Aug 2007)
  • Redeploy responsibly, with regional diplomatic effort. (Aug 2007)
  • Pentagon calls her unpatriotic for asking about exit plan. (Jul 2007)
  • Deauthorize Iraq war, and don’t grant new war authority. (Jun 2007)
  • Phased redeployment, not irresponsible immediate withdrawal. (Jun 2007)
  • Bush misused authorization for war. (Jun 2007)
  • The Iraq war is Bush’s war. (Jun 2007)
  • Iraq war wouldn’t have happened had the inspectors been sent. (Jun 2007)
  • It was a mistake to trust Bush on his judgment to wage war. (Jun 2007)
  • This war is up to Iraqi people to win or lose, not the US. (Apr 2007)
  • No permanent bases, but continuing residual force in Iraq. (Apr 2007)
  • Online petition to pressure Bush & GOP for redeployment. (Apr 2007)
  • Takes responsibility for Iraq war vote, but not a mistake. (Feb 2007)
  • Cap troops in Iraq and no more blank check for war. (Feb 2007)
  • Cut off funds for Iraqi use, but not for troops. (Jan 2007)
  • Phased redeployment out of Iraq, beginning immediately. (Oct 2006)
  • OpEd: Voting for war enabled criticizing how it was waged. (Oct 2005)
  • 2002: Attacking Iraq "not a good option" but authorized it. (Feb 2004)

    Voting Record

  • Iraq war vote was meant to be used as coercive diplomacy. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted against Levin Amendment: it gave UN veto over US. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted for Iraq war based on available info; now would not. (Apr 2007)
  • Critic of Iraq war, but won’t recant 2002 vote in its favor. (Nov 2006)
  • Regrets Bush’s handling of war, but not her war vote. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted YES on designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorists. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on investigating contract awards in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on $86 billion for military operations in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • No troop surge: no military escalation in Iraq. (Jan 2007)
  • Deploy UN multinational peacekeeping force in Darfur. (Jul 2007)
  • Require Congress' approval before military action in Iran. (Oct 2007)
Joe DioGuardi on War & Peace
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joe DioGuardi on other issues.
  • Afghanistan was a war of choice. (Aug 2010)
  • Iraq was a mistake; develop intelligence instead of war. (Jul 2010)
  • Censure Iraq for use of poison gas on Kurds. (Sep 1988)
  • Support Reagan's call to tear down the Berlin Wall. (Jun 1987)
Michael Forbes on War & Peace
Republican (retired) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Forbes on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Vito Fossella on War & Peace
Rep./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-13): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Vito Fossella on other issues.
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
Benjamin Gilman on War & Peace
Republican (District 20): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Gilman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Felix Grucci on War & Peace
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Felix Grucci on other issues.
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
John Hall on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Hall on other issues.
  • Extricate from Iraq by transferring to multinational force. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Howie Hawkins on War & Peace
Green Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Howie Hawkins on other issues.
  • Replace Middle East occupation with peace. (Aug 2006)
  • End the War in Iraq. (Jun 2006)
Amo Houghton on War & Peace
Republican/Conservative (District 31): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Amo Houghton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
Caroline Kennedy on War & Peace
Former Democratic candidate (2008): Click here for Caroline Kennedy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Kuhl on War & Peace
Republican Representative (NY-29): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Randy Kuhl on other issues.
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
Rick Lazio on War & Peace
Republican/Cons. (District 2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Rick Lazio on other issues.
  • Allowing UN condemnation of Israel was great mistake. (Oct 2000)
  • Unequivocal support for security of Israel. (Oct 2000)
  • Hillary cavorts with terrorists & encourages Hamas violence. (Oct 2000)
  • Move embassy to Jerusalem now; Hillary won’t do it. (Oct 2000)
  • No support for Palestinian state. (Oct 2000)
  • Pollard’s pardon is for only the President to decide. (Sep 2000)
  • Supported intervention in Kosovo. (Jun 2000)
  • Follow Israel’s lead on independent Palestine. (May 2000)
  • Israel: Supports strong partnership. (May 2000)
  • Supports military action against Iraq. (Jul 1998)
  • Keep army in Bosnia; with a deadline. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Eric Massa on War & Peace
Democrat (until 2010) (District 29): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eric Massa on other issues.
  • Out of Iraq in less than 24 months. (Nov 2008)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
KT McFarland on War & Peace
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for KT McFarland on other issues.
  • America must not set a time limit for withdrawal from Iraq. (Jun 2006)
  • More troops should have been deployed in Iraq. (Mar 2006)
  • Consider military to prevent Iranian nuclear bomb. (Mar 2006)
Mike McMahon on War & Peace
Democrat (until 2010) (District 13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike McMahon on other issues.
  • End misguided policies & remove troops & bases from Iraq. (Nov 2008)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Michael McNulty on War & Peace
Democratic/Ind./Cons. Representative (NY-21): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Michael McNulty on other issues.
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus. (Jan 2007)
Scott Murphy on War & Peace
Democrat (until 2010) (District 20): Click here for Scott Murphy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marilyn O`Grady on War & Peace
2004 former Conservative Party challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marilyn O`Grady on other issues.
  • No UN participating in Iraq. (Jun 2004)
Jeanine Pirro on War & Peace
Republican challenger; District Attorney: Click here for Jeanine Pirro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Quinn on War & Peace
Republican/Ind./Cons. (District 30): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jack Quinn on other issues.
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
Thomas Reynolds on War & Peace
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-26): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Thomas Reynolds on other issues.
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
John Spencer on War & Peace
Republican Challenger, previously Mayor of Yonkers: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Spencer on other issues.
  • Congress should’ve known that war in Iraq would not go well. (Oct 2006)
  • Keep option for a nuclear pre-emptive first strike in Iran. (Jan 2006)
  • Criticizing the President brings comfort to the enemy. (Dec 2005)
  • Anti-war climate after Vietnam kept him away from college. (Dec 2005)
John Sweeney on War & Peace
Republican/Conservative (District 22): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Sweeney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
Jay Townsend on War & Peace
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for Jay Townsend on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Walsh on War & Peace
Rep./Ind./Conservative Representative (NY-25): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jim Walsh on other issues.
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
Kirsten Gillibrand on War & Peace
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Al Qaeda has metastasized; get troops out of Afghanistan. (Oct 2012)
  • Timetable for drawing down troops from Afghanistan. (Aug 2010)
  • Iraq: exit strategy & redeploy troops. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored shutting down Iranian foreign reserves. (May 2013)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
John McHugh on War & Peace
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-23): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John McHugh on other issues.
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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