Gail Lightfoot on Homeland Security
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (CA)
A: Yes. It is more important than ever to live by the rule of law. Protecting each individual is essential to the vitality of the country as a whole. If the individual is well, the country is well. If the whole is well, the individual is well. Only be protecting each individual can we protect ourselves and everyone else. Yes, the Patriot Act harms civil liberties.
A: MAYBE. The Generals decide our needs, not me. Normally, I would say all the army we need is what will protect our people here at home. However, threats to us from afar mean we need more information and experts to tell us what it needed where and why. Elected officials then have to decide if that merits supplying the [armed forces] where they wish. Maintain a level of armed forces per military recommendations based on true dangers to US.
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Retiring as of Jan. 2013:
Senate elections Nov. 2012:
AZ:Flake(R) vs.Hackbarth(R) vs.Carmona(D) vs.Ruben(D) vs.
CA:Feinstein(D) vs.Emken(R) vs.Lightfoot(L) vs.
CT:Bysiewicz(D) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Shays(R) vs.McMahon(R)
FL:Nelson(D) vs.LeMieux(R) vs.Mack(R)
HI:Hirono(D) vs.Case(D) vs.Lingle(R)
ME:King(I) vs.Dill(D) vs.Summers(R) vs.
MI:Stabenow(D) vs.Hekman(R) vs.Konetchy(R) vs.Hoekstra(R) vs.Boman(L)
MN:Klobuchar(D) vs.Bills(R) vs.
MO:McCaskill(D) vs.Akin(R) vs.Steelman(R) vs.Brunner(R)
ND:Heitkamp(D) vs.Berg(R) vs.
NJ:Menendez(D) vs.Kyrillos(R) vs.Diakos(I) vs.
NM:Heinrich(D) vs.Wilson(R) vs.
NY:Gillibrand(D) vs.Noren(I) vs.Maragos(R) vs.Turner(R) vs.Clark(G)
OH:Brown(D) vs.Pryce(R) vs.Mandel(R)
PA:Casey(D) vs.Smith(R) vs.
UT:Hatch(R) vs.Howell(D) vs.Liljenquist(R)
VA:Kaine(D) vs.Allen(R) vs.
WI:Schiess(R) vs.Neumann(R) vs.Thompson(R) vs.Baldwin(D)
Senate Votes (analysis)