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Barry Hinckley on War & Peace
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Barry Hinckley on other issues.
  • Exit Afghanistan & defund Iraq. (Jul 2011)
Jack Reed on War & Peace
Democratic Sr Senator (RI): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Jack Reed on other issues.
  • Coalition to stop Syrian WMDs, but nothing more militarily. (Aug 2013)
  • Red line in Syria if chemical weapons used against people. (May 2013)
  • More pressure on Iran; keep all options on the table. (Jan 2013)
  • 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)
  • 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 NO 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)
  • No troop surge: no military escalation in Iraq. (Jan 2007)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Jun 2012)
Sheldon Whitehouse on War & Peace
Democratic Jr Senator, previously attorney general: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Sheldon Whitehouse on other issues.
  • Announce irrevocable schedule to withdraw from Iraq. (Sep 2006)
  • Iraq war was premature and a mistake. (May 2006)
  • Responsibly extricate ourselves from Iraq. (May 2006)
  • Iraq war policies have been misguided and flawed. (Nov 2005)
  • Rapid and responsible withdrawal of our troops from Iraq. (Nov 2005)
  • 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)
  • Deploy UN multinational peacekeeping force in Darfur. (Jul 2007)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored shutting down Iranian foreign reserves. (May 2013)
  • Require Congress' approval before military action in Iran. (Oct 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)

House:


David Cicilline on War & Peace
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for David Cicilline on other issues.
  • Time to bring our troops home from Afghanistan. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Opposes 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)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Feb 2013)
James Langevin on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (RI-2): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for James Langevin 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 NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • 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)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Donald Carcieri on War & Peace
Republican RI Governor: Click here for Donald Carcieri on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lincoln Chafee on War & Peace
Independent RI Governor; previously Republican Senator (1999-2007): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Chafee on other issues.
  • Only Republican vote against Iraq War. (Apr 2008)
  • Support a timetable if diplomacy does not work. (Aug 2006)
  • Only Republican to vote against Iraq war?but keep Rumsfeld. (Aug 2006)
  • Pressure Israel firmly, even when it looks like non-support. (Apr 2006)
  • 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 NO on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
Lincoln Almond on War & Peace
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for Lincoln Almond on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Myrth York on War & Peace
Former Democrat Challenger (1994, 1998, 2002): Click here for Myrth York on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Chafee on War & Peace
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Chafee 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)
Lincoln Chafee on War & Peace
Independent RI Governor; previously Republican Senator (1999-2007): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Chafee on other issues.
  • Only Republican vote against Iraq War. (Apr 2008)
  • Support a timetable if diplomacy does not work. (Aug 2006)
  • Only Republican to vote against Iraq war?but keep Rumsfeld. (Aug 2006)
  • Pressure Israel firmly, even when it looks like non-support. (Apr 2006)
  • 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 NO on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
Claiborne Pell on War & Peace
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Claiborne Pell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Matt Brown on War & Peace
Democratic challenger, secretary of state: Click here for Matt Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Patrick Kennedy on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (RI-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Kennedy on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Stephen Laffey on War & Peace
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Stephen Laffey on other issues.
  • Take the Iraqi troops to Europe to train them. (Aug 2006)
  • Calls for the resignation of Rumsfeld. (Aug 2006)
  • Zero aid to Palestine until Hamas renounces violence. (Apr 2006)
  • Sanction Iran; denounce Hamas; stand up to Cuba. (Feb 2006)
  • End foreign aid to Palestinians due to Hamas. (Feb 2006)
Carl Sheeler on War & Peace
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carl Sheeler on other issues.
  • Replace US occupation in Iraq with coalition forces. (Jun 2006)
Bob Tingle on War & Peace
Republican Senate Challenger (RI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Tingle on other issues.
  • Keep our troops in Iraq. (Aug 2008)
  • Fully supports the surge & the war in Iraq. (Jul 2008)
Robert Weygand on War & Peace
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Weygand on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Chris Young on War & Peace
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Young on other issues.
  • Donít replace US troops with UN troops in Iraq. (Aug 2008)
  • Immediate withdrawal from Iraq. (Sep 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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