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Robert Bentley on Free Trade
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Bentley on other issues.
  • Spread word far & wide: Made in Alabama. (Jan 2014)
  • Spread word far & wide: Made in Alabama. (Jan 2014)
  • $241K to promote AL exports and international trade. (Oct 2011)
Parker Griffith on Free Trade
Democratic Challenger for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Parker Griffith on other issues.
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)

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Jeff Sessions on Free Trade
Republican Jr Senator (AL): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Sessions on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted NO on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted NO on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Rated 27% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Richard Shelby on Free Trade
Republican Sr Senator (AL): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Richard Shelby on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted NO on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Rated 30% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)

House:


Robert Aderholt on Free Trade
Republican Representative (AL-4): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Robert Aderholt on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Maintain anti-dumping restrictions against foreign importers. (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 28% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (May 2013)
Bobby Bright on Free Trade
Democratic Challenger (District 2): Click here for Bobby Bright on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mo Brooks on Free Trade
Republican (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mo Brooks on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
Bradley Byrne on Free Trade
Republican Nominee (District 1): Click here for Bradley Byrne on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Parker Griffith on Free Trade
Republican challenger (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Parker Griffith on other issues.
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
Martha Roby on Free Trade
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Martha Roby on other issues.
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Michael Rogers on Free Trade
Republican Representative (AL-3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Michael Rogers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Terri Sewell on Free Trade
Democrat (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Terri Sewell on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Bob Riley on Free Trade
Republican Governor; previously GOP Representative (AL-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Riley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Spencer Bachus on Free Trade
Republican Representative (AL-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Spencer Bachus on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Jo Bonner on Free Trade
Republican Representative (AL-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jo Bonner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
Don Siegelman on Free Trade
Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Don Siegelman on other issues.
  • Enforce trade law against subsidized Canadian lumber imports. (Sep 2001)
Howell Heflin on Free Trade
Former Senator (until March 2005): Click here for Howell Heflin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Susan Parker on Free Trade
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (AL): Click here for Susan Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wayne Sowell on Free Trade
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Wayne Sowell on other issues.
  • Opposes NAFTA and WTO. (Aug 2004)
  • Include human rights and worker rights in trade agreements. (Aug 2004)
William Barnes on Free Trade
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for William Barnes on other issues.
  • It's been proven; a free market doesn't work. (Aug 2010)
  • C+CMG=LAJ: China trade means lost US jobs. (May 2010)
Sonny Callahan on Free Trade
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Sonny Callahan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Bud Cramer on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (AL-5): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Bud Cramer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Artur Davis on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (AL-7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Artur Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
Terry Everett on Free Trade
Republican Representative (AL-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Terry Everett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 29% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Vivian Davis Figures on Free Trade
Democratic Senate Challenger; member of State Senate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Vivian Davis Figures on other issues.
  • Level the playing field for American workers and companies. (Mar 2008)
Earl Hilliard on Free Trade
Democrat (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Earl Hilliard on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Bob Riley on Free Trade
Republican Governor; previously GOP Representative (AL-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Riley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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