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Tom Corbett on War & Peace
Republican Governor: Click here for Tom Corbett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Nutter on War & Peace
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 War & Peace
Democratic Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Bob Casey on other issues.
  • Iraq: No deadline, no timeline, but replace Rumsfeld. (Sep 2006)
  • Would have voted for Iraq War, but based on false evidence. (Sep 2006)
  • No withdrawal deadline in Iraq; but we must change course. (Sep 2006)
  • We need more Special Forces and better body armor. (Sep 2006)
  • Sanctions against Iran, but in a tough and skilled way. (Sep 2006)
  • Bring our troops home as soon as possible. (Feb 2006)
  • Disagrees with timeline & pulling troops out. (Oct 2005)
  • Ask tough questions about colossal intelligence failure. (Oct 2005)
  • Finish the job in Iraq. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Tom Smith on War & Peace
Republican Challenger: Click here for Tom Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Toomey on War & Peace
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 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)
  • Opposes timetable for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Sep 2010)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored shutting down Iranian foreign reserves. (Jun 2013)

House:


Lou Barletta on War & Peace
Republican (District 11): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Lou Barletta on other issues.
  • Opposes action in Libya because no threat to US. (Mar 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)
  • 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)
Robert Brady on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (PA-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Robert Brady 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 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)
  • Impeach Dick Cheney for lying about Iraq. (May 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)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Matt Cartwright on War & Peace
Democrat (District 17): Click here for Matt Cartwright on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Critz on War & Peace
Republican (District 12): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mark Critz 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)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Charles Dent on War & Peace
Republican: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Charles Dent 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 NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Mike Doyle on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (PA-14): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mike Doyle 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)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Chaka Fattah on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (PA-2): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Chaka Fattah 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 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)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Apr 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Jim Gerlach on War & Peace
Republican Representative (PA-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gerlach 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 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)
  • 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)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Mike Kelly on War & Peace
Republican (District 3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mike Kelly 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. (Apr 2012)
  • Sponsored condemning North Korea for testing nuclear device. (Feb 2013)
Tom Marino on War & Peace
Republican (District 10): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Marino 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)
Patrick Meehan on War & Peace
Republican (District 7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Meehan 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)
  • Counter Iran's growing presence in Latin America. (Jan 2012)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Apr 2012)
Tim Murphy on War & Peace
Republican Representative (PA-18): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Tim Murphy 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 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)
  • 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)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Scott Perry on War & Peace
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Perry on other issues.
  • Sponsored condemning North Korea for testing nuclear device. (Feb 2013)
Joseph Pitts on War & Peace
Republican Representative (PA-16): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Pitts 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 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 YES 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)
  • Counter Iran's growing presence in Latin America. (Jan 2012)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Apr 2012)
  • Support the completion of the US mission in Iraq. (Feb 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Keith Rothfus on War & Peace
Republican (District 12): Click here for Keith Rothfus on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Allyson Schwartz on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (PA-13): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Allyson Schwartz on other issues.
  • 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 NO 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)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Bill Shuster on War & Peace
Republican Representative (PA-9): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Bill Shuster 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 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)
  • 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. (May 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Glenn Thompson on War & Peace
Republican (District 5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Glenn Thompson on other issues.
  • Finish the war and Iraq can be a stabilizing force in region. (Nov 2008)
  • 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)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ed Rendell on War & Peace
Democratic PA Governor: Click here for Ed Rendell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sam Rohrer on War & Peace
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Sam Rohrer on other issues.
  • No foreign military engagements without declaration of war. (Apr 2012)
  • Threats by Iran should not be taken lightly. (Mar 2012)
Marc Scaringi on War & Peace
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marc Scaringi on other issues.
  • Proceed with caution with Iran; they have no nukes. (Mar 2012)
Steve Welch on War & Peace
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Welch on other issues.
  • Everything needs to on the table with Iran, but not publicly. (Mar 2012)
Jason Altmire on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jason Altmire on other issues.
  • Congress must ask for realistic goals in Iraq. (Nov 2006)
  • No additional troops to Iraq. (Nov 2006)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Mike Fitzpatrick on War & Peace
Republican (District 8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Fitzpatrick 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 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)
Tim Holden on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (PA-17): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Tim Holden 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 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)
  • 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)
Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on War & Peace
Previous Democrat (until 1995) (District 13): Click here for Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Platts on War & Peace
Republican Representative (PA-19): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Todd Platts 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 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)
  • 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)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Tom Ridge on War & Peace
Former Republican Governor (1995-2001); DHS Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Ridge on other issues.
  • Iraq invasion made us less safe in the short run. (Sep 2009)
  • Bin Laden is a master of disguises who moves almost daily. (Sep 2009)
  • Who knew there are 1.3 billion Muslims in 50 countries? (Sep 2009)
  • Woefully deficient in human intelligence in war on terror. (Sep 2009)
  • Traditional hardware of war obsolete against terrorists. (Sep 2009)
  • Saddam did have WMDs, but no relationship with al Qaeda. (Sep 2009)
  • Iraqi invasion justified to overthrow a despot. (Sep 2009)
Mark Schweiker on War & Peace
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for Mark Schweiker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Clinger on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for Bill Clinger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Featherman on War & Peace
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (PA): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Featherman on other issues.
  • Withdraw from Iraq within 2-3 years. (Jan 2006)
Jon Fox on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Fox on other issues.
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Jim Greenwood on War & Peace
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Greenwood 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)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
Joseph Hoeffel on War & Peace
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel on other issues.
  • There was plenty of money for the troops in the pipeline. (Oct 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)
Joseph Hoeffel on War & Peace
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 13): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel on other issues.
  • There was plenty of money for the troops in the pipeline. (Oct 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)
Tom Martin on War & Peace
Former Democratic Senate Candidate (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • The war in Iraq was a massive mistake. (Oct 2006)
Joe McDade on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for Joe McDade on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chuck Pennacchio on War & Peace
Former Democratic challenger (2006): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Pennacchio on other issues.
  • Focus on real threats abroad and real security at home. (Apr 2006)
  • Timeline for leaving Iraq soon, with stabilization strategy. (Nov 2005)
  • Withdraw from Iraq quickly, replace US with Islamic troops. (Jul 2005)
  • Shred Bush’s preemptive war doctrine. (Jan 2005)
Bud Shuster on War & Peace
Former Rep.(resigned 3/3/2001) (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bud Shuster on other issues.
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Betsy Summers on War & Peace
2004 former Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Betsy Summers on other issues.
  • We failed in Iraq so bring the troops home. (Oct 2004)
  • Get soldiers out of Iraq as quickly as possible. (Oct 2004)
Robert Walker on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 16): Click here for Robert Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Borski on War & Peace
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Borski on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
Chris Carney on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chris Carney on other issues.
  • Withdraw one US battalion as each Iraqi battalion is trained. (Nov 2006)
  • 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)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
William Coyne on War & Peace
Democrat (District 14): Click here for the full quote OR click here for William Coyne on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Kathy Dahlkemper on War & Peace
Democrat (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kathy Dahlkemper on other issues.
  • Long overdue to plan systematic withdrawal from Iraq. (Nov 2008)
Phil English on War & Peace
Republican Representative (PA-3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Phil English 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 YES 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)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
George Gekas on War & Peace
Republican (District 17): Click here for the full quote OR click here for George Gekas on other issues.
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Bill Goodling on War & Peace
Republican (District 19): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Goodling on other issues.
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Melissa Hart on War & Peace
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Melissa Hart 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)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
Paul Kanjorski on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (PA-11): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Paul Kanjorski 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 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)
Ron Klink on War & Peace
Democrat (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ron Klink on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Tom Martin on War & Peace
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • The war in Iraq was a massive mistake. (Oct 2006)
Frank Mascara on War & Peace
Democrat (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Mascara on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Paul McHale on War & Peace
Democrat (retired 1998 (District 25): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul McHale on other issues.
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Patrick Joseph Murphy on War & Peace
Democrat (until 2010) (District 8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Joseph Murphy on other issues.
  • Responsible exit strategy, with benchmarks and a timeline. (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)
John Murtha on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (PA-12): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Murtha on other issues.
  • 2006: We are causing the problem in Iraq. (Nov 2010)
  • Re-deploy from Iraq at the earliest practicable date. (Oct 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)
  • 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)
John Peterson on War & Peace
Republican Representative (PA-5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Peterson 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)
Carl Romanelli on War & Peace
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carl Romanelli on other issues.
  • Bush’s intention all along was an Iraqi invasion. (Jul 2006)
Alan Sandals on War & Peace
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Alan Sandals on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Santorum on War & Peace
Republican Jr Senator (PA); 2012 presidential frontrunner: Click here for 31 full quotes OR click here for Rick Santorum on other issues.
  • Unclear which side in Syria used chemical weapons. (Aug 2013)
  • Stay in Afghanistan until security of our country is secure. (Jan 2012)
  • Iranian people admire us; Iranian leaders are evil. (Jan 2012)
  • Afghanistan victory means Taliban is neutered, not wiped out. (Nov 2011)
  • Work with Israel to take out Iranian nukes by force. (Nov 2011)
  • We need 20,000 troops to stay in Iraq to achieve victory. (Sep 2011)
  • We're tying one hand behind our backs; change Afghan rules. (Sep 2011)
  • Jihadists want to kill us for what we are. (Sep 2011)
  • No isolationism on Libya; but Obama did it wrong. (Sep 2011)
  • We should withdraw from Afghanistan more slowly. (Aug 2011)
  • Iran has been at war with us since 1979. (Aug 2011)
  • Iran must be confronted to stop them from getting nukes. (Aug 2011)
  • No national security at stake in Libya. (Jul 2011)
  • Iraq: We have a great game plan, and Rumsfeld does fine job. (Sep 2006)
  • War in Iraq is one front in war on Islamic fascism. (Sep 2006)
  • Iran is at the heart of the Iraq war. (Sep 2006)
  • Saddam had no new WMDs, but did have old WMDs. (Sep 2006)
  • Iraq had nothing to do with 9/11, but still a necessary war. (Sep 2006)
  • My Iraq plan, and my opponent’s plan, is same as Bush’s. (Sep 2006)
  • Needed exit strategy & objective in Kosovo, but not in Iraq. (Sep 2006)
  • Sanctions against Iran, despite Administration disagreement. (Sep 2006)
  • Threat posed by Saddam is like drunk driver's threat to all. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on investigating contract awards in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO 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 NO 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)
Joe Sestak on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • Put pressure on al-Qaida safe havens in neighboring Pakistan. (May 2010)
  • Ensure stability as we draw down our forces in Iraq. (Dec 2009)
  • We’ve achieved our goals; withdraw from Iraq by end of 2007. (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)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Opposes timetable for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Sep 2010)
Joe Sestak on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • Put pressure on al-Qaida safe havens in neighboring Pakistan. (May 2010)
  • Ensure stability as we draw down our forces in Iraq. (Dec 2009)
  • We’ve achieved our goals; withdraw from Iraq by end of 2007. (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)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Opposes timetable for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Sep 2010)
Don Sherwood on War & Peace
Republican (District 10): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Don Sherwood on other issues.
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Arlen Specter on War & Peace
Republican Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Arlen Specter on other issues.
  • Unwise to ally with an untrustworthy Afghan President. (May 2010)
  • Opposed 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan. (Apr 2010)
  • Voted NO 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 NO 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 NO 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)
  • Voted YES on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
  • Deploy UN multinational peacekeeping force in Darfur. (Jul 2007)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Pat Toomey on War & Peace
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 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)
  • Opposes timetable for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Sep 2010)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored shutting down Iranian foreign reserves. (Jun 2013)
Curt Weldon on War & Peace
Republican (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Curt Weldon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Arlen Specter-2001 on War & Peace
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for Arlen Specter-2001 on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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