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OH 2012: 2012 Ohio Senate Debates


Sherrod Brown on War & Peace
Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative (OH-13): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Sherrod Brown on other issues.
  • Instruct the military to come up with a withdrawal plan. (Oct 2006)
  • Iraq has distracted the War on Terror and made us less safe. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted against $87 billion that went to Halliburton. (Oct 2006)
  • Safe, orderly troop withdrawal from Iraq by Oct. 2006. (Dec 2005)
  • Bush and Cheney lied about Iraq. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on redeploying non-essential US troops out of Iraq in 9 months. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorists. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008. (Mar 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)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Deploy UN multinational peacekeeping force in Darfur. (Jul 2007)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Require Congress' approval before military action in Iran. (Oct 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Josh Mandel on War & Peace
Republican Nominee: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Josh Mandel on other issues.
  • Iran is a threat to all democracies. (May 2012)
  • Two tours of duty in Iraq as a U.S. Marine. (Apr 2012)
Rob Portman on War & Peace
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OH-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Rob Portman on other issues.
  • Arbitrary deadline for withdrawal lets enemy wait it out. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Opposes timetable for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Sep 2010)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored shutting down Iranian foreign reserves. (Jun 2013)

House:


Joyce Beatty on War & Peace
Democrat (District 3): Click here for Joyce Beatty on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Boccieri on War & Peace
Democratic challenger (District 16): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Boccieri on other issues.
  • Bring troops home from Iraq safely, honorably, and soon. (Nov 2008)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
John Boehner on War & Peace
Republican Representative (OH-8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Boehner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Steve Chabot on War & Peace
Republican Representative (OH-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Steve Chabot on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored condemning North Korea for testing nuclear device. (Feb 2013)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Marcia Fudge on War & Peace
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Marcia Fudge on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • 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. (May 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Bob Gibbs on War & Peace
Republican (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Gibbs on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Apr 2012)
Bill Johnson on War & Peace
Republican (District 6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bill Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Supports a continued presence in Afghanistan. (Nov 2010)
  • 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)
Jim Jordan on War & Peace
Republican: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jim Jordan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Apr 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Dave Joyce on War & Peace
Republican (District 14): Click here for Dave Joyce on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marcy Kaptur on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (OH-9): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Marcy Kaptur on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus. (Jan 2007)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
Steven LaTourette on War & Peace
Republican Representative (OH-14): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Steven LaTourette on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
  • 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)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Bob Latta on War & Peace
Republican: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bob Latta on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Jim Renacci on War & Peace
Republican (District 16): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Renacci on other issues.
  • Stay on offense in Afghanistan and Iraq. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
Tim Ryan on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (OH-17): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Tim Ryan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Steve Stivers on War & Peace
Republican (District 15): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Steve Stivers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Supports a continued presence in Afghanistan. (Nov 2010)
  • 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. (Apr 2012)
Betty Sutton on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Betty Sutton on other issues.
  • Demand a timetable so we can bring our brave troops home. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • 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)
Pat Tiberi on War & Peace
Republican Representative (OH-12): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Pat Tiberi on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Mike Turner on War & Peace
Republican Representative (OH-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mike Turner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Sponsored condemning North Korea for testing nuclear device. (Feb 2013)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Brad Wenstrup on War & Peace
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Wenstrup on other issues.
  • Supports combat operations in Afghanistan. (Sep 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Kasich on War & Peace
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • Congressional debate before sending in ground troops. (May 1999)
  • Russian mediation with Milosevic instead of a ground war. (Apr 1999)
  • Should have used economic tools with rest of world. (Apr 1999)
  • Russia should mediate; Congress should vote on escalation. (Apr 1999)
  • Maintain aggression but negotiate with Milosevic. (Apr 1999)
  • Ground war not in humanitarian nor international interest. (Apr 1999)
  • Goals should be: help refugees & regional development. (Apr 1999)
  • Rambouillet goals breached sovereignty of Yugoslavia. (Apr 1999)
  • Use neutral mediators; be flexible on post-war force. (Apr 1999)
  • Make clear-cut goals and timetables, then commit. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Ted Strickland on War & Peace
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (OH-6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ted Strickland on other issues.
  • 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)
Bob Taft on War & Peace
Republican OH Governor: Click here for Bob Taft on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kevin Coughlin on War & Peace
Former Republican Senate Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Kevin Coughlin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Pryce on War & Peace
Republican Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Michael Pryce on other issues.
  • We are world police; Iran likely already has a nuclear bomb. (Mar 2012)
  • No military nor development funding for Afghanistan. (Nov 2010)
  • Withdraw from Iraq; but sanctions on Iran. (Nov 2010)
Steve Austria on War & Peace
Republican (Retiring 2012) (District 7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Steve Austria on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Counter Iran's growing presence in Latin America. (Jan 2012)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Dennis Kucinich on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (OH-10): Click here for 65 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Kucinich on other issues.
  • I was right the first time; now no evidence of nukes in Iran. (Dec 2007)
  • US role: security for Israel and a state for Palestine. (Dec 2007)
  • There’s no basis for an Iran military resolution. (Oct 2007)
  • Impeach Bush for violating international law on preemption. (Oct 2007)
  • The war against Iraq was about oil. (Oct 2007)
  • Urge Iran to let go nuclear and abolish nuclear in the US. (Oct 2007)
  • All troops out well before 2013, with no partition. (Sep 2007)
  • US army has civilian leadership; it’s not Patraeus’ decision. (Sep 2007)
  • Congress has the Constitutional power to end the war. (Sep 2007)
  • Assassination is extrajudicial killing; not even Osama. (Sep 2007)
  • Iraq plan: Reconstruction, rehabilitation, & reconciliation. (Sep 2007)
  • Biden Plan splits up Iraq. (Sep 2007)
  • Use $97 billion of Iraq funding to bring troops home. (Aug 2007)
  • November 2006 election meant Dems promised to exit Iraq. (Aug 2007)
  • Strength through peace: pursue science of human relations. (Jul 2007)
  • Democrats have failed the American people by not ending war. (Jul 2007)
  • Same thinking that took us into Iraq will take us into Iran. (Jul 2007)
  • Path to peace runs right through Jerusalem. (Jun 2007)
  • The Iraq war has been based on lies. (Jun 2007)
  • Democrats were elected to end the war. (Jun 2007)
  • End the Iraq occupation & use the military for peacekeeping. (Jun 2007)
  • Use Iraq funding only to bring the troops home. (Jan 2007)
  • Best way to support the troops is to bring them home. (Jan 2007)
  • Bush’s Iraq plan failed because it was predicated on lies. (Jan 2007)
  • Stop building Israeli wall; start rebuilding infrastructure. (Nov 2003)
  • Barred from CIA briefing, but considers them misleading. (Oct 2003)
  • Supports Palestinian security and Israeli security. (Aug 2003)
  • Establish a cabinet Department of Peace and Nonviolence. (Jun 2003)
  • America should not be the world’s policeman. (Sep 2002)

    Iraq War

  • The surge strategy is fueling the insurgency. (Nov 2007)
  • FactCheck: $2 trillion for Iraq? High, but accurate estimate. (Jun 2007)
  • We’re in Iraq for oil & looking at attacking Iran for oil. (Apr 2007)
  • FactCheck: Iraqi oil production has fallen during war. (Apr 2007)
  • Insurgency in Iraq is being fueled by US occupation. (Apr 2007)
  • New direction in Iraq, and that direction is out. (Apr 2007)
  • Bring in UN troops, and pay reparations to Iraq. (Apr 2007)
  • Cut off the funds; end the occupation of Iraq. (Feb 2007)
  • Reparations to Iraq for 650,000 innocent civilians killed. (Feb 2007)
  • International Cooperation: US out of Iraq, UN in. (Nov 2006)
  • Democratic Party is divided over the war in Iraq. (Jan 2004)
  • Disavowing Iraqi oil creates entirely different direction. (Jan 2004)
  • 90 days to bring US troops home and rotate the UN troops in. (Dec 2003)
  • Let go of Iraqi oil and let the UN in. (Dec 2003)
  • Let the UN rebuild Iraq and develop its governance. (Nov 2003)
  • Have UN handle all Iraqi oil contracts. (Sep 2003)
  • End Bush’s blunder: Bring US troops home & bring UN in. (Sep 2003)
  • War in Iraq was wrong, and isolated the US. (Aug 2003)
  • Question Bush’s truthfulness on Iraq. (Jun 2003)
  • No credible evidence for offensive against Iraq. (Sep 2002)

    Voting Record

  • One cannot be against Iraq war yet still fund it. (Apr 2007)
  • Lack of info was no excuse for voting for Iraq war. (Apr 2007)
  • 2003 war vote was audition for presidential decision-making. (Apr 2007)
  • I voted against war because I saw no proof from Bush. (Feb 2007)
  • No on $87B for Iraq-bring the troops home before it’s $245B. (Sep 2003)
  • $87B to “protect troops” is cynical; end the war. (Sep 2003)
  • We authorized a response to 9/11, not war without end. (Feb 2002)
  • 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 NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Impeach Dick Cheney for lying about Iraq. (May 2007)
  • Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus. (Jan 2007)
Jean Schmidt on War & Peace
Republican Representative (OH-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jean Schmidt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • 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. (May 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Frank Cremeans on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for Frank Cremeans on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike DeWine on War & Peace
Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Mike DeWine on other issues.
  • Cannot set an artificial timetable for withdrawal from Iraq. (Oct 2006)
  • Iraq has become a cause celebre for the jihadists. (Oct 2006)
  • Would not have voted to go into Iraq with what we now know. (Oct 2006)
  • 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 NO 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 NO 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)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • 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)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Eric Fingerhut on War & Peace
2004 former Democratic challenger; previously US Rep: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eric Fingerhut on other issues.
  • Would not have made the decision to invade Iraq. (Oct 2004)
  • Keep US troops in UN peacekeeping missions. (Aug 2004)
Paul Gillmor on War & Peace
Republican (Deceased 2007) (District 5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Paul Gillmor on other issues.
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
John Glenn on War & Peace
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Glenn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
Tony Hall on War & Peace
Democrat (until 2002) (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tony Hall on other issues.
  • Restrict “conflict diamonds” to end African war financing. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Martin Hoke on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for Martin Hoke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jennifer Brunner on War & Peace
2010 Dem. Senate Challenger; currently Secretary of State: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jennifer Brunner on other issues.
  • Targeted sanctions against Iran's developing nuclear weapons. (Dec 2009)
Eric Deaton on War & Peace
2010 Constitution Party challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eric Deaton on other issues.
  • Withdraw from Iraq; increase sanctions on Iran. (Aug 2010)
  • US out of Iraq. (Mar 2010)
Steven Driehaus on War & Peace
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steven Driehaus on other issues.
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Lee Fisher on War & Peace
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently Lt. Gov.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lee Fisher on other issues.
  • Set a deadline for withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Oct 2010)
  • Responsibly end the war in Iraq; train Afghan troops & exit. (Dec 2009)
  • Stop Iran & North Korea from developing or acquiring nukes. (Dec 2009)
Paul Hackett on War & Peace
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul Hackett on other issues.
  • Plan now to redeploy US troops out of Iraq. (Dec 2005)
Dave Hobson on War & Peace
Republican Representative (OH-7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Dave Hobson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
Stephanie Tubbs Jones on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (OH-11): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Stephanie Tubbs Jones on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus. (Jan 2007)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
John Kasich on War & Peace
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • Congressional debate before sending in ground troops. (May 1999)
  • Russian mediation with Milosevic instead of a ground war. (Apr 1999)
  • Should have used economic tools with rest of world. (Apr 1999)
  • Russia should mediate; Congress should vote on escalation. (Apr 1999)
  • Maintain aggression but negotiate with Milosevic. (Apr 1999)
  • Ground war not in humanitarian nor international interest. (Apr 1999)
  • Goals should be: help refugees & regional development. (Apr 1999)
  • Rambouillet goals breached sovereignty of Yugoslavia. (Apr 1999)
  • Use neutral mediators; be flexible on post-war force. (Apr 1999)
  • Make clear-cut goals and timetables, then commit. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Mary Jo Kilroy on War & Peace
Democrat (until 2010) (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mary Jo Kilroy on other issues.
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Michael Oxley on War & Peace
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Michael Oxley on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Ralph Regula on War & Peace
Republican Representative (OH-16): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Regula on other issues.
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
Tom Sawyer on War & Peace
Democrat (District 14): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Sawyer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Zack Space on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Zack Space on other issues.
  • Transition Iraq to Special Forces to give faith in democracy. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Louis Stokes on War & Peace
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 21): Click here for Louis Stokes on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Traficant on War & Peace
Democrat (District 17): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Traficant on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
George Voinovich on War & Peace
Republican Sr Senator (OH): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for George Voinovich on other issues.
  • We had to go into Iraq. (Oct 2004)
  • 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)
  • Deploy UN multinational peacekeeping force in Darfur. (Jul 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Charlie Wilson on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Wilson on other issues.
  • Ask tough questions to end serious mistakes in Iraq. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Sherrod Brown on War & Peace
Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative (OH-13): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Sherrod Brown on other issues.
  • Instruct the military to come up with a withdrawal plan. (Oct 2006)
  • Iraq has distracted the War on Terror and made us less safe. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted against $87 billion that went to Halliburton. (Oct 2006)
  • Safe, orderly troop withdrawal from Iraq by Oct. 2006. (Dec 2005)
  • Bush and Cheney lied about Iraq. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on redeploying non-essential US troops out of Iraq in 9 months. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorists. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008. (Mar 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)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Deploy UN multinational peacekeeping force in Darfur. (Jul 2007)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Require Congress' approval before military action in Iran. (Oct 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Bob Ney on War & Peace
Republican Representative (OH-18): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Ney on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Rob Portman on War & Peace
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OH-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Rob Portman on other issues.
  • Arbitrary deadline for withdrawal lets enemy wait it out. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Opposes timetable for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Sep 2010)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored shutting down Iranian foreign reserves. (Jun 2013)
Deborah Pryce on War & Peace
Republican Representative (OH-15): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Deborah Pryce on other issues.
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Ted Strickland on War & Peace
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (OH-6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ted Strickland on other issues.
  • 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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