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Tom Corbett on Free Trade
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Corbett on other issues.
  • Expand Pennsylvania worldwide: 5-part Development plan. (Nov 2010)
Michael Nutter on Free Trade
Mayor of Philadelphia: Click here for Michael Nutter on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

PA 2012: 2012 Penn. Senate Debates


Bob Casey on Free Trade
Democratic Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Casey on other issues.
  • Opposes CAFTA and other unfair trade laws. (Feb 2006)
  • Unfair to make US workers compete with weak foreign laws. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
Tom Smith on Free Trade
Republican Challenger: Click here for Tom Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Toomey on Free Trade
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (PA-15): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Pat Toomey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 72% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)

House:


Lou Barletta on Free Trade
Republican (District 11): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lou Barletta on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (May 2013)
Robert Brady on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (PA-1): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Robert Brady on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Jun 2013)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Matt Cartwright on Free Trade
Democrat (District 17): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Cartwright on other issues.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (May 2013)
Mark Critz on Free Trade
Republican (District 12): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mark Critz on other issues.
  • Trade deals like NAFTA send jobs overseas. (Nov 2010)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
Charles Dent on Free Trade
Republican: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Charles Dent on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Mike Doyle on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (PA-14): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mike Doyle on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Maintain anti-dumping restrictions against foreign importers. (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Chaka Fattah on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (PA-2): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Chaka Fattah on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 41% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Jim Gerlach on Free Trade
Republican Representative (PA-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gerlach on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Jun 2013)
Mike Kelly on Free Trade
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Kelly on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Tom Marino on Free Trade
Republican (District 10): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Marino on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Patrick Meehan on Free Trade
Republican (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Meehan on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
Tim Murphy on Free Trade
Republican Representative (PA-18): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Tim Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Scott Perry on Free Trade
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Perry on other issues.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Joseph Pitts on Free Trade
Republican Representative (PA-16): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Pitts on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 61% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Maintain sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Keith Rothfus on Free Trade
Republican (District 12): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Keith Rothfus on other issues.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Allyson Schwartz on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (PA-13): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Allyson Schwartz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Jun 2013)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
Bill Shuster on Free Trade
Republican Representative (PA-9): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Bill Shuster on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Glenn Thompson on Free Trade
Republican (District 5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Glenn Thompson on other issues.
  • Make free trade and fair trade synonymous and ubiquitous. (Nov 2008)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ed Rendell on Free Trade
Democratic PA Governor: Click here for Ed Rendell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sam Rohrer on Free Trade
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Sam Rohrer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marc Scaringi on Free Trade
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Marc Scaringi on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Welch on Free Trade
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Steve Welch on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jason Altmire on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jason Altmire on other issues.
  • Oppose any trade policy that ships jobs overseas. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Mike Fitzpatrick on Free Trade
Republican (District 8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Fitzpatrick on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Tim Holden on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (PA-17): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Tim Holden on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 22% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on Free Trade
Previous Democrat (until 1995) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on other issues.
  • Open East Asian markets. (Nov 1994)
Todd Platts on Free Trade
Republican Representative (PA-19): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Todd Platts on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 65% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Tom Ridge on Free Trade
Former Republican Governor (1995-2001); DHS Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Ridge on other issues.
  • Closing borders post-9-11 dealt a crushing blow to trade. (Sep 2009)
  • Increase global connections, even for small business. (Sep 2009)
Mark Schweiker on Free Trade
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for Mark Schweiker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Clinger on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for Bill Clinger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Featherman on Free Trade
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (PA): Click here for John Featherman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Fox on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Fox on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Jim Greenwood on Free Trade
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jim Greenwood on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 61% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Joseph Hoeffel on Free Trade
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel on other issues.
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Joseph Hoeffel on Free Trade
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 13): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel on other issues.
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Tom Martin on Free Trade
Former Democratic Senate Candidate (2006): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • Open trade policy without NAFTA or WTO. (Oct 2006)
  • Opposes expanding Free Trade. (Oct 2000)
Joe McDade on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe McDade on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Chuck Pennacchio on Free Trade
Former Democratic challenger (2006): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Pennacchio on other issues.
  • Trade is beneficial only if thereís a level playing field. (May 2006)
  • Replace NAFTA & CAFTA with bilateral fair-trade agreements. (May 2006)
Bud Shuster on Free Trade
Former Rep.(resigned 3/3/2001) (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bud Shuster on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Betsy Summers on Free Trade
2004 former Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Betsy Summers on other issues.
  • Oppose NAFTA, GATT, and WTO. (Oct 2004)
  • Donít consider human rights or environment for trade. (Oct 2004)
Robert Walker on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 16): Click here for Robert Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Borski on Free Trade
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Borski on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Chris Carney on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Carney on other issues.
  • Opposes NAFTA & CAFTA, but supports GATT & WTO. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
William Coyne on Free Trade
Democrat (District 14): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for William Coyne on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Free Trade
Democrat (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kathy Dahlkemper on other issues.
  • NAFTA and CAFTA have failed our workers; amend them. (Nov 2008)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
Phil English on Free Trade
Republican Representative (PA-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Phil English on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Maintain anti-dumping restrictions against foreign importers. (Oct 2001)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
George Gekas on Free Trade
Republican (District 17): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for George Gekas on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Bill Goodling on Free Trade
Republican (District 19): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Goodling on other issues.
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Melissa Hart on Free Trade
Republican (District 4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Melissa Hart on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Paul Kanjorski on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (PA-11): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Paul Kanjorski on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
Ron Klink on Free Trade
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ron Klink on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Tom Martin on Free Trade
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • Open trade policy without NAFTA or WTO. (Oct 2006)
  • Opposes expanding Free Trade. (Oct 2000)
Frank Mascara on Free Trade
Democrat (District 20): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Mascara on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Paul McHale on Free Trade
Democrat (retired 1998 (District 25): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul McHale on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Patrick Joseph Murphy on Free Trade
Democrat (until 2010) (District 8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Joseph Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
John Murtha on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (PA-12): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for John Murtha on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Maintain anti-dumping restrictions against foreign importers. (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 40% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
John Peterson on Free Trade
Republican Representative (PA-5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Peterson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 71% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Carl Romanelli on Free Trade
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carl Romanelli on other issues.
  • Supports fair trade; opposes FreeTrade Area of the Americas. (Jul 2006)
Alan Sandals on Free Trade
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Alan Sandals on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Santorum on Free Trade
Republican Jr Senator (PA); 2012 presidential frontrunner: Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Rick Santorum on other issues.
  • I'm for making US more competitive than China. (Oct 2011)
  • 1993: Voted against NAFTA because it hurt PA industries. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Rated 100% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Joe Sestak on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • Tax companies who fire US workers & import goods from China. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
Joe Sestak on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • Tax companies who fire US workers & import goods from China. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
Don Sherwood on Free Trade
Republican (District 10): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Don Sherwood on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Arlen Specter on Free Trade
Republican Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Arlen Specter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted NO on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 75% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
Pat Toomey on Free Trade
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (PA-15): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Pat Toomey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 72% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Curt Weldon on Free Trade
Republican (District 7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Curt Weldon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 35% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Arlen Specter-2001 on Free Trade
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for Arlen Specter-2001 on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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