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Nikki Haley on War & Peace
Republican Governor: Click here for Nikki Haley on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

SC 2014: 2014 SC Senate debate


Lee Bright on War & Peace
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Lee Bright on other issues.
  • US is not first-responder for every problem around the world. (Nov 2013)
  • Intervention in Syria would help the Muslim Brotherhood. (Sep 2013)
Jim DeMint on War & Peace
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • Help the Iraqi people set up a democratic government. (Oct 2004)
  • 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 NO on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding. (Apr 2005)
  • 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)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Joyce Dickerson on War & Peace
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Joyce Dickerson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lindsey Graham on War & Peace
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • Obama "screams loudly & carries no stick," in Russia & Syria. (Mar 2014)
  • Support the Syrian rebels against Assad & Iran. (Oct 2013)
  • Intervention in Syria to degrade Assad's chemical weapons. (Sep 2013)
  • Getting Syria wrong leads to Iranian nukes & war with Israel. (Sep 2013)
  • Syria: Assad must go, and small arms won't do it. (Jun 2013)
  • Get involved in Syria to protect against al Qaeda and Iran. (Apr 2013)
  • Slow Afghan withdrawal, with 15,000 US troops left behind. (Jan 2013)
  • We need more troops for long haul, Iraq is like WWII. (Sep 2004)
  • 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 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 military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Sponsored prevention, not containment, for Iranian nukes. (May 2012)
  • Support the completion of the US mission in Iraq. (Feb 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Brad Hutto on War & Peace
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Hutto on other issues.
  • United States should not be the policeman for the world. (Jun 2014)
Nancy Mace on War & Peace
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Mace on other issues.
  • Intervention in Syria would bolster al-Qaida. (Sep 2013)
  • Only Congress has the ability to declare war. (Jul 2013)
Thomas Ravenel on War & Peace
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Thomas Ravenel on other issues.
  • U.S. military is over-involved overseas. (Jul 2014)
  • Republicans are pro-invading this or that country. (Jul 2014)
Tim Scott on War & Peace
Republican Senator-Appointee: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tim Scott 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)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Jay Stamper on War & Peace
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Stamper on other issues.
  • Don't go on "war footing" against Russia over Ukraine. (Mar 2014)
Rick Wade on War & Peace
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Rick Wade on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


James Clyburn on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (SC-6): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for James Clyburn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on War & Peace
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeff Duncan on War & Peace
Republican (District 3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Duncan 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)
  • Sponsored countering Iran's growing presence in Latin America. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored condemning North Korea for testing nuclear device. (Feb 2013)
Trey Gowdy on War & Peace
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Trey Gowdy 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)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Mick Mulvaney on War & Peace
Republican (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mick Mulvaney on other issues.
  • Decide after receiving Defense Secretary report in December. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
Tom Rice on War & Peace
Republican (District 7): Click here for Tom Rice on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Sanford on War & Peace
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Tim Scott on War & Peace
Republican (Appointed Senator) (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tim Scott 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)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Joe Wilson on War & Peace
Republican Representative (SC-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Joe Wilson 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)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mark Sanford on War & Peace
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Jim Hodges on War & Peace
Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002): Click here for Jim Hodges on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Beasley on War & Peace
2004 former Republican challenger; former Governor: Click here for David Beasley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fritz Hollings on War & Peace
Former Democratic Sr Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Fritz Hollings on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Bob Inglis on War & Peace
Republican Representative (SC-4, retook seat in 2004): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Inglis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Alex Sanders on War & Peace
2002 Democratic Candidate (SC): Click here for Alex Sanders on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Inez Tenenbaum on War & Peace
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Inez Tenenbaum on other issues.
  • We had justification for going into Iraq and remove Saddam. (Oct 2004)
  • The Iraqi war is justified even without finding WMD. (Oct 2004)
  • Units in Iraq should have better equipment. (Oct 2004)
  • We were right to remove Saddam Hussein from power. (Oct 2004)
  • Encourage NATO to help rebuild Iraq. (Oct 2004)
Strom Thurmond on War & Peace
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Strom Thurmond on other issues.
  • 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)
Gresham Barrett on War & Peace
Republican Representative (SC-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gresham Barrett 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)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Henry Brown on War & Peace
Republican Representative (SC-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Henry Brown 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)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Michael Cone on War & Peace
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Cone on other issues.
  • Americans have paid war surtaxes in past wars. (Jun 2008)
Bob Conley on War & Peace
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Conley on other issues.
  • End the occupation of Iraq now. (Jun 2008)
Jim DeMint on War & Peace
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • Help the Iraqi people set up a democratic government. (Oct 2004)
  • 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 NO on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding. (Apr 2005)
  • 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)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Alvin Greene on War & Peace
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alvin Greene on other issues.
  • Use war money for domestic programs. (Jul 2010)
Mark McBride on War & Peace
Independent Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark McBride on other issues.
  • Error in Iraq was not enough troops. (May 2008)
Mullins McLeod on War & Peace
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Mullins McLeod on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Floyd Spence on War & Peace
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Floyd Spence on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
John Spratt on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (SC-5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Spratt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Lindsey Graham on War & Peace
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • Obama "screams loudly & carries no stick," in Russia & Syria. (Mar 2014)
  • Support the Syrian rebels against Assad & Iran. (Oct 2013)
  • Intervention in Syria to degrade Assad's chemical weapons. (Sep 2013)
  • Getting Syria wrong leads to Iranian nukes & war with Israel. (Sep 2013)
  • Syria: Assad must go, and small arms won't do it. (Jun 2013)
  • Get involved in Syria to protect against al Qaeda and Iran. (Apr 2013)
  • Slow Afghan withdrawal, with 15,000 US troops left behind. (Jan 2013)
  • We need more troops for long haul, Iraq is like WWII. (Sep 2004)
  • 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 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 military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Sponsored prevention, not containment, for Iranian nukes. (May 2012)
  • Support the completion of the US mission in Iraq. (Feb 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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