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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Nikki Haley on Homeland Security
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nikki Haley on other issues.
  • We are a patriotic people; we love those in uniform. (Jan 2012)

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Lee Bright on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lee Bright on other issues.
  • Our liberty depends on a strong military. (Nov 2013)
Jim DeMint on Homeland Security
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • Primary responsibility of government funding is defense. (Jul 2009)
  • Opposed the 9/11 Commission at first but now for it. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA court warrant to monitor US-to-foreign calls. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Lindsey Graham on Homeland Security
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 30 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • NSA domestic spying only targets terrorism suspects. (Aug 2013)
  • NSA leaker Edward Snowden is a felon, not a hero. (Jun 2013)
  • Cuts to military systems will leave us with a hollow force. (Mar 2013)
  • President did not do enough to protect Benghazi embassy. (Feb 2013)
  • Canceling Pole/Czech missile defense capitulates to Russia. (Dec 2011)
  • 2005: interrogations must follow US Army Field Manual rules. (Aug 2011)
  • Ensure terrorists cannot sue American troops. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted YES on cutting $221M in benefits to Filipinos who served in WWII US Army. (Apr 2008)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA court warrant to monitor US-to-foreign calls. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Prohibit torture of terrorists in US custody. (Jul 2005)
  • Sponsored bill for Iraq budget to be part of defense budget. (Jun 2006)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Improve educational assistance for veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • Set minimum spending on defense at 4% of GDP. (Dec 2007)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Nancy Mace on Homeland Security
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nancy Mace on other issues.
  • Provide resources for military's no-fail mission. (Jul 2013)
Tim Scott on Homeland Security
Republican Senator-Appointee: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
  • Keep Guantanamo Bay open; keep military tribunals. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Apr 2013)
Jay Stamper on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jay Stamper on other issues.
  • NSA domestic spying included innocent U.S. citizens. (Aug 2013)
  • Increase funding for veterans' benefits; we need to do more. (Jul 2013)
  • SC's military bases contribute $16B and 11,000 jobs. (Jul 2013)

House:


James Clyburn on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (SC-6): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for James Clyburn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted YES on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Rated 100% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • Establish a Women's Bureau in Dept. of Veterans Affairs. (Aug 1993)
Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on other issues.
  • Dedicate a staff person to work on behalf of veterans. (Apr 2013)
Jeff Duncan on Homeland Security
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Duncan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Homeland Security. (Mar 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Trey Gowdy on Homeland Security
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Trey Gowdy on other issues.
  • Defend our freedoms; remain diligent in our fight. (Oct 2011)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
Mick Mulvaney on Homeland Security
Republican (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mick Mulvaney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Tom Rice on Homeland Security
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Rice on other issues.
  • #1 priority: strengthen our Military. (Nov 2012)
Tim Scott on Homeland Security
Republican (Appointed Senator) (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
  • Keep Guantanamo Bay open; keep military tribunals. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Apr 2013)
Joe Wilson on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (SC-2): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Joe Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Improve educational assistance for veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • Member of House Committee on Armed Services. (Mar 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
  • Set minimum spending on defense at 4% of GDP. (Dec 2007)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mark Sanford on Homeland Security
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Jim Hodges on Homeland Security
Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Hodges on other issues.
  • Deal with terrorism as a joint federal-state responsibility. (Feb 2001)
  • Include states in anti-terrorism planning. (Sep 2001)
David Beasley on Homeland Security
2004 former Republican challenger; former Governor: Click here for David Beasley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fritz Hollings on Homeland Security
Former Democratic Sr Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Fritz Hollings on other issues.
  • Voted YES on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing another round of military base closures. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying National Missile Defense ASAP. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on military pay raise of 4.8%. (Feb 1999)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex basic training. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted NO on favoring 36 vetoed military projects. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on banning chemical weapons. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty. (Jun 1996)
  • Voted YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
  • Establish Maritime Security grants for ports and vessels. (Nov 2002)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Small business in developing homeland security technologies. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 90% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
Bob Inglis on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (SC-4, retook seat in 2004): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Bob Inglis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Alex Sanders on Homeland Security
2002 Democratic Candidate (SC): Click here for Alex Sanders on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Inez Tenenbaum on Homeland Security
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Inez Tenenbaum on other issues.
  • Do whatever is necessary to win the war on terror. (Oct 2004)
  • I will do whatever I can to support the war on terror. (Aug 2004)
  • Supports war in Iraq, death penalty, secure homeland. (Jul 2004)
Strom Thurmond on Homeland Security
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Strom Thurmond on other issues.
  • Voted NO on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing another round of military base closures. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying National Missile Defense ASAP. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on military pay raise of 4.8%. (Feb 1999)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting same-sex basic training. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted NO on favoring 36 vetoed military projects. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on banning chemical weapons. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted YES on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty. (Jun 1996)
  • Voted YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
  • School assistance to survivors of injured federal police. (Oct 1996)
Gresham Barrett on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (SC-3): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Gresham Barrett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Set minimum spending on defense at 4% of GDP. (Dec 2007)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Henry Brown on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (SC-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Henry Brown on other issues.
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Michael Cone on Homeland Security
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Cone on other issues.
  • A Stronger America: military & economic. (Jun 2008)
Bob Conley on Homeland Security
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Conley on other issues.
  • Military bases abroad are unconstitutional. (Oct 2008)
  • Overseas occupations are breaking our military. (Jun 2008)
  • Repeal Big Brother legislation & restore Constitution. (Jun 2008)
  • Our empire-building abroad comparable to Roman empire. (May 2008)
Jim DeMint on Homeland Security
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • Primary responsibility of government funding is defense. (Jul 2009)
  • Opposed the 9/11 Commission at first but now for it. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA court warrant to monitor US-to-foreign calls. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Alvin Greene on Homeland Security
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Alvin Greene on other issues.
  • Transfer $1trillion from Defence to Education. (Sep 2010)
  • Involuntary honorable discharge after several decorations. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
Mark McBride on Homeland Security
Independent Senate challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mark McBride on other issues.
  • Reduce size of VA and operate it more efficiently. (May 2008)
  • Close 700 US military bases overseas. (May 2008)
  • Create military to unequivocally end any national threat. (May 2008)
  • US must be the Power that no one will engage. (May 2008)
Mullins McLeod on Homeland Security
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Mullins McLeod on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Sanford on Homeland Security
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Floyd Spence on Homeland Security
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Floyd Spence on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
John Spratt on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (SC-5): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for John Spratt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Rated 78% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Lindsey Graham on Homeland Security
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 30 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • NSA domestic spying only targets terrorism suspects. (Aug 2013)
  • NSA leaker Edward Snowden is a felon, not a hero. (Jun 2013)
  • Cuts to military systems will leave us with a hollow force. (Mar 2013)
  • President did not do enough to protect Benghazi embassy. (Feb 2013)
  • Canceling Pole/Czech missile defense capitulates to Russia. (Dec 2011)
  • 2005: interrogations must follow US Army Field Manual rules. (Aug 2011)
  • Ensure terrorists cannot sue American troops. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted YES on cutting $221M in benefits to Filipinos who served in WWII US Army. (Apr 2008)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA court warrant to monitor US-to-foreign calls. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Prohibit torture of terrorists in US custody. (Jul 2005)
  • Sponsored bill for Iraq budget to be part of defense budget. (Jun 2006)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Improve educational assistance for veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • Set minimum spending on defense at 4% of GDP. (Dec 2007)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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