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Dennis Daugaard on Foreign Policy
Republican Governor: Click here for Dennis Daugaard on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

SD 2014: 2014 SD Senate debate


Mike Rounds on Foreign Policy
Republican SD Governor: Click here for Mike Rounds on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Thune on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SD-AL): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Thune on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted NO on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
Rick Weiland on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Rick Weiland on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Kristi Noem on Foreign Policy
Republican (District AL): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kristi Noem on other issues.
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Rounds on Foreign Policy
Republican SD Governor: Click here for Mike Rounds on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Johnson on Foreign Policy
Democratic Sr Senator (SD): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Tim Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on killing a bill for trade sanctions if China sells weapons. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO on capping foreign aid at only $12.7 billion. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on limiting the President's power to impose economic sanctions. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on limiting NATO expansion to only Poland, Hungary & Czech. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on $17.9 billion to IMF. (Mar 1998)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Increase aid to avert humanitarian crisis in Congo. (Dec 2005)
  • Impose sanctions and an import ban on Burma. (Oct 2007)
  • Implement Darfur Peace Agreement with UN peacekeeping force. (Feb 2008)
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Larry Pressler on Foreign Policy
Independent Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Larry Pressler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
Bill Janklow on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Governor (1979=1986 & 1995-2002): Click here for Bill Janklow on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Daschle on Foreign Policy
Former Democratic Senator: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Tom Daschle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on killing a bill for trade sanctions if China sells weapons. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO on capping foreign aid at only $12.7 billion. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on limiting the President's power to impose economic sanctions. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on limiting NATO expansion to only Poland, Hungary & Czech. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on $17.9 billion to IMF. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
Nancy Turbak Berry on Foreign Policy
Withdrew as 2010 Dem. challenger; currently State Senator: Click here for Nancy Turbak Berry on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joel Dykstra on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger: Click here for Joel Dykstra on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Stephanie Herseth on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (SD-AL): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Stephanie Herseth on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
Bill Janklow on Foreign Policy
Republican (District AL): Click here for Bill Janklow on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sam Kephart on Foreign Policy
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Sam Kephart on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Thune on Foreign Policy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SD-AL): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Thune on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted NO on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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