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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Tom Foley on Homeland Security
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Foley on other issues.
  • Appoint veteran-friendly Commissioner of Veterans Affairs. (Dec 2013)
Dan Malloy on Homeland Security
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Malloy on other issues.
  • Pledge to end homelessness for veterans by end of 2015. (Feb 2014)
David Walker on Homeland Security
Republican Challengr for Lt. Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Walker on other issues.
  • Reform Patriot Act; it harms civil liberties. (Apr 2012)
  • Change force structure for new types of conflicts. (Apr 2012)

Senate:

CT 2012: 2012 Connecticut Senate Debate


Richard Blumenthal on Homeland Security
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Richard Blumenthal on other issues.
  • Apologizes again for having said he served in Vietnam. (Oct 2010)
  • Military tribunals are appropriate for accused terrorists. (Aug 2010)
  • Deeply committed to a strong national defense. (Mar 2010)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)
Susan Bysiewicz on Homeland Security
Democratic Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Susan Bysiewicz on other issues.
  • If we had a draft, Iraq & Afghan wars would be shorter. (May 2012)
  • Close bases overseas and bring troops home. (Mar 2012)
  • Maintain veterans' care; maintain New London sub base. (Jul 2011)
Linda McMahon on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Linda McMahon on other issues.
  • Terrorists only need to succeed once; we must succeed always. (Sep 2010)
  • Opposed to trying terrorists in civilian court. (Sep 2010)
  • We need a strong national defense second to none. (Jul 2010)
Chris Murphy on Homeland Security
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • Concerned about Patriot Act's impact on citizens' rights. (May 2012)
  • Impose a war tax to give citizens a stake in battle. (May 2012)
  • US aid to Israel had nothing to do with 9/11. (Apr 2012)
  • Keep Groton submarine base open. (Mar 2012)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
Christopher Shays on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays 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)
  • 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)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 56% by SANE, indicating a mixed record on military issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Appoint chiropractors as commissioned officers. (Apr 2008)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)

House:


Joe Courtney on Homeland Security
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Joe Courtney on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Member of House Committee on Armed Services. (Mar 2011)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Dec 2013)
  • Restore habeas corpus for detainees in the War on Terror. (Jun 2007)
Rosa DeLauro on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (CT-3): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Rosa DeLauro 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 NO on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on deploying SDI. (Mar 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)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Dec 2013)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • Establish a Women's Bureau in Dept. of Veterans Affairs. (Aug 1993)
  • Recognize women veterans; assist military families. (Jul 1999)
Elizabeth Esty on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 5): Click here for Elizabeth Esty on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Himes on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Himes on other issues.
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
John Larson on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (CT-1): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for John Larson 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 NO 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 NO 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 NO on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Rated 100% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a Department of Peace and Nonviolence. (Feb 2007)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jodi Rell on Homeland Security
Republican CT Governor: Click here for Jodi Rell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Lieberman on Homeland Security
Democratic Jr Senator (CT, retiring 2012), ran for V.P. with Gore, ran for president 2004: Click here for 60 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Lieberman on other issues.
  • Treating terrorists as criminals prevents obtaining info. (Nov 2010)
  • 2002: Made case to Bush for new Homeland Security Department. (Nov 2010)
  • 2000: Tried & failed to review Florida military ballots. (Nov 2010)
  • Waterboarding is merely psychological; not real torture. (Oct 2008)
  • Waterboarding is merely psychological; not real torture. (Oct 2008)
  • North Korea must know that we are prepared to use force. (Oct 2006)
  • Iran: Sponsored resolution calling for regime change. (Oct 2006)
  • Last thing we want is to release dangerous Gitmo detainees. (Jul 2006)
  • The president has the right to act alone. (Jan 2004)
  • Unwavering support for our troops in battle. (Jan 2004)
  • Intelligence system must be reformed. (Jan 2004)
  • Win the hearts and minds of the Muslim world. (Jan 2004)
  • Right-size the military with Servicemembers Bill of Rights. (Nov 2003)
  • Go back to the UN and negotiate about Iraq. (Nov 2003)
  • Reform America’s intelligence system post-9-11. (Nov 2003)
  • War against terrorism should use both swords & ploughshares. (Oct 2003)
  • Prosecute War on Terror, even if unpopular. (Sep 2003)
  • 9/11 requires strength abroad to provide security at home. (May 2003)
  • American military is best in the world; and has proven it. (Oct 2000)
  • Don’t alarm America - the military is ready. (Oct 2000)
  • Work with Iraqi opposition to overthrow Saddam. (Oct 2000)
  • Supported use of force in Gulf War. (Aug 2000)
  • Kuwait: Congressional authorization plus use of force. (May 2000)

    Star Wars + Nukes

  • Skipping generation of equipment will destroy readiness. (Oct 2000)
  • More $ for weapons; including SDI recently. (Aug 2000)
  • Transform military for post-Cold War. (May 2000)
  • SDI is no longer science fiction. (Nov 1999)
  • More R&D & better development for future army. (Nov 1999)
  • Supported Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Deploy limited SDI to defend against rogue states. (Mar 1999)
  • Nuclear retaliation won’t stop rogue missile attacks. (Mar 1999)

    Voting Record

  • Voted against military pay increase. (Feb 1999)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted NO 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 YES on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • 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 NO 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 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)
  • Rated 10% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored bill for Iraq budget to be part of defense budget. (Jun 2006)
  • Improve mental health care benefits for returning veterans. (Jun 2008)
  • Improve educational assistance for veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Chris Murphy on Homeland Security
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • Concerned about Patriot Act's impact on citizens' rights. (May 2012)
  • Impose a war tax to give citizens a stake in battle. (May 2012)
  • US aid to Israel had nothing to do with 9/11. (Apr 2012)
  • Keep Groton submarine base open. (Mar 2012)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
John Rowland on Homeland Security
Former Republican Governor (1995-2004): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Rowland on other issues.
  • Deal with terrorism as a joint federal-state responsibility. (Feb 2001)
  • Include states in anti-terrorism planning. (Sep 2001)
Gary Franks on Homeland Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gary Franks on other issues.
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Nancy Lee Johnson on Homeland Security
Former Republican challenger, U.S.Rep.: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
  • Recognize women veterans; assist military families. (Jul 1999)
Miriam Masullo on Homeland Security
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Miriam Masullo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Orchulli on Homeland Security
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jack Orchulli on other issues.
  • Confirm Goss as CIA Director immediately. (Aug 2004)
  • Focus on protection, not intelligence turf wars. (Aug 2004)
  • More funding for First Responders. (Aug 2004)
  • More military training, equipment, and pay. (Aug 2004)
  • Fight To Keep Marine One In CT. (Jul 2004)
Rob Simmons on Homeland Security
2010 Senate Challenger (lost GOP primary); formerly US Rep.: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Served in U.S. Army and the CIA. (Dec 2009)
  • Strengthen our national security both at home and abroad. (Dec 2009)
  • 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 33% by SANE, indicating a mixed record on military issues. (Dec 2003)
Chris Dodd on Homeland Security
Democratic Sr Senator (CT): Click here for 46 full quotes OR click here for Chris Dodd on other issues.
  • Strong advocate of universal national service. (Dec 2007)
  • National security is more important than human rights. (Nov 2007)
  • Co-sponsored “Restoring the Constitution Act” to ban torture. (Nov 2007)
  • Deeply troubling to legalize secret interrogation. (Sep 2007)
  • Tribunals for war criminals is the moral & legal high ground. (Sep 2007)
  • Guantanamo captures the loss of American moral authority. (Sep 2007)
  • Troubled by not applying Geneva Convention to War on Terror. (Sep 2007)
  • Maintain Geneva Conventions; keep restrictions on torture. (Sep 2007)
  • Should have filibustered vote to abandon habeas corpus. (Aug 2007)
  • Supports repealing Don’t-Ask-Don’t-Tell. (Aug 2007)
  • Star Wars program is wrong priority for 21st century. (Aug 2007)
  • We’re not safer than after 9/11; we’re still vulnerable. (Aug 2007)
  • Opposed to draft, but advocates universal nation service. (Jul 2007)
  • Served in National Guard; several family members in Navy. (Jul 2007)
  • Reassess military priorities and systems from the Cold War. (Jun 2007)
  • Stateless terrorism requires a multinational response. (Apr 2007)
  • Give troops & first responders everything they need. (Mar 2007)
  • We’ve known Walter Reed was disgraceful for over a year. (Mar 2007)
  • Transfer funds from $2B weekly in Iraq, to helping veterans. (Mar 2007)

    Voting Record

  • Voted for 20 pay increases for the military. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on cutting $221M in benefits to Filipinos who served in WWII US Army. (Apr 2008)
  • Voted YES on requiring FISA court warrant to monitor US-to-foreign calls. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO 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 NO 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 YES on banning chemical weapons. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty. (Jun 1996)
  • Voted NO on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
  • Small business in developing homeland security technologies. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 100% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored bill for Iraq budget to be part of defense budget. (Jun 2006)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Restore habeas corpus for detainees in the War on Terror. (Jun 2007)
  • Establish global strategy to defeat al Qaeda. (Feb 2008)
Sam Gejdenson on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sam Gejdenson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
Nancy Lee Johnson on Homeland Security
Republican (District 6): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
  • Recognize women veterans; assist military families. (Jul 1999)
Barbara Bailey Kennelly on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Bailey Kennelly on other issues.
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • Establish a Women's Bureau in Dept. of Veterans Affairs. (Aug 1993)
Barbara Kennelly on Homeland Security
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 1): Click here for Barbara Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ned Lamont on Homeland Security
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ned Lamont on other issues.
  • North Korea: Negotiation is not appeasement. (Oct 2006)
  • Iran: Cannot negotiate while we’re calling for regime change. (Oct 2006)
  • Gitmo, wiretaps, & Haditha have weakened our moral authority. (Jul 2006)
  • Don’t compromise Constitution for war on terror. (May 2006)
  • Stand up to wiretap intrusions into our private lives. (Mar 2006)
Jim Maloney on Homeland Security
Democrat (retired) (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Maloney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
Alan Schlesinger on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Alan Schlesinger on other issues.
  • Iran has 6 enriched nuclear warheads; no negotiating. (Oct 2006)
  • Torture ok; pre-emptive strikes ok; phone-tapping ok. (Oct 2006)
  • More spending on missile defense & new weapons. (Oct 2006)
Christopher Shays on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays 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)
  • 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)
  • Federalize aviation security. (Nov 2001)
  • Rated 56% by SANE, indicating a mixed record on military issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Appoint chiropractors as commissioned officers. (Apr 2008)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Rob Simmons on Homeland Security
Republican (District 2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Served in U.S. Army and the CIA. (Dec 2009)
  • Strengthen our national security both at home and abroad. (Dec 2009)
  • 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 33% by SANE, indicating a mixed record on military issues. (Dec 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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