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Paul LePage on War & Peace
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul LePage on other issues.
  • Celebrate bin Laden's demise, though war on terror goes on. (May 2011)

Senate:

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Shenna Bellows on War & Peace
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Shenna Bellows on other issues.
  • Limits on drones; stop being world's police. (Oct 2013)
Susan Collins on War & Peace
Republican Jr Senator (ME): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Susan Collins on other issues.
  • Exert economic pressure on Iran to stop its nuclear program. (Sep 2008)
  • 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 YES 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 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)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
  • Deploy UN multinational peacekeeping force in Darfur. (Jul 2007)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Scott D`Amboise on War & Peace
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott D`Amboise on other issues.
  • Time to bring our troops home from Afghanistan. (Sep 2012)
  • Keep troops in Iraq until Iraqis can support themselves. (Nov 2006)
Cynthia Dill on War & Peace
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Cynthia Dill on other issues.
  • Afghanistan is not as irresponsible as was Iraq. (Sep 2012)
  • Bring the troops home from Afghanistan. (May 2012)
Olympia Snowe on War & Peace
Republican Sr Senator (ME): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Olympia Snowe on other issues.
  • 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 YES 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 use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on allowing all necessary force in Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on authorizing air strikes in Kosovo. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
  • CIA mischaracterized Iraq WMD & abused intelligence position. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq-al-Qaida contacts, but no complicity or assistance. (Jul 2004)
  • CIA knew State of the Union Iraq-Niger connection was false. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq was not reconstituting its nuclear program. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq was not developing its biological weapons program. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq was not developing its chemical weapons program. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq was developing missiles, but not to reach the US. (Jul 2004)
  • No troop surge: no military escalation in Iraq. (Jan 2007)
  • Condemn Iranian Pres. Ahmadinejad's anti-Israel statement. (Feb 2008)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Charlie Summers on War & Peace
Secretary of State; Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Summers on other issues.
  • Iraq & Afghanistan have taken a turn for the positive. (Sep 2012)
  • Keep troop levels high in Iraq until "peace surge". (Nov 2008)
  • More support for Afghanistan; more sanctions for North Korea. (Nov 2008)

House:


Michael Michaud on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Chellie Pingree on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Congress should deauthorize & stop funding the war. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Terminate funding for Iraq War on Dec. 31, 2011. (Aug 2011)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Jan 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Baldacci on War & Peace
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Matt Dunlap on War & Peace
Democratic Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Matt Dunlap on other issues.
  • Iraq war was poorly thought out and enormously expensive. (Sep 2012)
  • We cannot stand by while Syria slaughters its citizens. (Mar 2012)
Angus King on War & Peace
Independent Senate Challenger: Click here for Angus King on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Angus King on War & Peace
Former Independent Governor (1995-2002): Click here for Angus King on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Allen on War & Peace
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • We need strong economic sanctions against Iran. (Sep 2008)
  • US involvement in the war in Iraq. (Mar 2008)
  • 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 YES 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)
Tom Allen on War & Peace
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • We need strong economic sanctions against Iran. (Sep 2008)
  • US involvement in the war in Iraq. (Mar 2008)
  • 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 YES 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)
William Cohen on War & Peace
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for William Cohen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Jim Longley on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Longley on other issues.
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Jean Hay Bright on War & Peace
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jean Hay Bright on other issues.
  • Get out of Iraq as quickly as possible by involving UN. (May 2006)
  • Favors seeking UN approval for military action. (Dec 2005)
Eric Mehnert on War & Peace
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eric Mehnert on other issues.
  • Iraq war based on false pretenses; exit strategy needed. (Sep 2005)
Chellie Pingree on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Congress should deauthorize & stop funding the war. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Terminate funding for Iraq War on Dec. 31, 2011. (Aug 2011)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Jan 2013)
John Baldacci on War & Peace
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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