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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Tom Corbett on Homeland Security
Republican Governor: Click here for Tom Corbett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Nutter on Homeland Security
Mayor of Philadelphia: Click here for Michael Nutter on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

PA 2012: 2012 Penn. Senate Debates


Bob Casey on Homeland Security
Democratic Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Bob Casey on other issues.
  • Keep the wiretaps and keep the intelligence programs. (Sep 2006)
  • PATRIOT Act is vital law in war on terror. (Apr 2006)
  • Don’t censure Bush for domestic spying. (Mar 2006)
  • Urgent focus on infrastructure protection. (Feb 2006)
  • Ensure that veterans’ health care receives proper funding. (Feb 2006)
  • More G.I. benefits for college, retirement, and disability. (Feb 2006)
  • 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 YES 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 YES on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Establish global strategy to defeat al Qaeda. (Feb 2008)
  • Expand health services for women veterans. (Mar 2009)
Tom Smith on Homeland Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Smith on other issues.
  • Top notch benefits for veterans. (Mar 2012)
Pat Toomey on Homeland Security
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (PA-15): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Pat Toomey on other issues.
  • Economic viability is most important national security issue. (Oct 2010)
  • Our country must have the strongest defense in the world. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • 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 44% by SANE, indicating a mixed record on military issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)

House:


Lou Barletta on Homeland Security
Republican (District 11): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Lou Barletta on other issues.
  • Deny air travel to those who want to destroy our way of life. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Supports banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Robert Brady on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (PA-1): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Robert Brady 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 78% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Appoint chiropractors as commissioned officers. (Apr 2008)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Member of House Committee on Armed Services. (Mar 2011)
  • Restore habeas corpus for detainees in the War on Terror. (Jun 2007)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Matt Cartwright on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 17): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Cartwright on other issues.
  • Supports reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
Mark Critz on Homeland Security
Republican (District 12): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Critz on other issues.
  • 1.9% pay raise for troops; and extend TRICARE coverage. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Armed Services. (Mar 2011)
Charles Dent on Homeland Security
Republican: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Charles Dent on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Free postage for soldiers serving abroad. (Jan 2009)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Mike Doyle on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (PA-14): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Mike Doyle 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 YES 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 YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Rated 78% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Chaka Fattah on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (PA-2): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Chaka Fattah 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 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 78% 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)
Jim Gerlach on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (PA-6): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gerlach on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • 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 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)
  • Rated 22% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Improve educational assistance for veterans. (Apr 2008)
Mike Kelly on Homeland Security
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Kelly on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Supports banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
  • Oppose the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Tom Marino on Homeland Security
Republican (District 10): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tom Marino on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Homeland Security. (Mar 2011)
  • Sell F16 fighter aircraft to Taiwan. (Sep 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Patrick Meehan on Homeland Security
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Meehan on other issues.
  • Established model Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
Tim Murphy on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (PA-18): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Tim Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • 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 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)
  • Rated 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
Scott Perry on Homeland Security
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Perry on other issues.
  • Remain vigilant by maintaining a strong military. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Joseph Pitts on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (PA-16): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Pitts on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • 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 NO on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • 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 NO 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 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Apr 2013)
Keith Rothfus on Homeland Security
Republican (District 12): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Keith Rothfus on other issues.
  • Opposes reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Allyson Schwartz on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (PA-13): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Allyson Schwartz 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 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 YES 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)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
Bill Shuster on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (PA-9): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Bill Shuster on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • 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 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 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Free postage for soldiers serving abroad. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of House Committee on Armed Services. (Mar 2011)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Glenn Thompson on Homeland Security
Republican (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Glenn Thompson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ed Rendell on Homeland Security
Democratic PA Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed Rendell on other issues.
  • Feds should fund REAL ID driver licenses, not states. (Mar 2008)
Sam Rohrer on Homeland Security
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sam Rohrer on other issues.
  • Maintain a strong defense at home, second to none. (Apr 2012)
Marc Scaringi on Homeland Security
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Marc Scaringi on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Welch on Homeland Security
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Steve Welch on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jason Altmire on Homeland Security
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jason Altmire on other issues.
  • Strong national defense to keep America safe from terrorism. (Nov 2006)
  • Military tribunals for terrorists ok. (Nov 2006)
  • 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 YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Study & address suicides among veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Mike Fitzpatrick on Homeland Security
Republican (District 8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mike Fitzpatrick on other issues.
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • 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)
Tim Holden on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (PA-17): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Tim Holden on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted NO 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 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)
  • End the use of anti-personnel mines. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 44% by SANE, indicating a mixed record on military issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Study & address suicides among veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on Homeland Security
Previous Democrat (until 1995) (District 13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on other issues.
  • Cut defense spending; support defense conversion. (Nov 1994)
  • Establish a Women's Bureau in Dept. of Veterans Affairs. (Aug 1993)
Todd Platts on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (PA-19): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Todd Platts on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • 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 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 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Improve mental health care benefits for returning veterans. (Jun 2008)
  • Member of House Committee on Armed Services. (Mar 2011)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Tom Ridge on Homeland Security
Former Republican Governor (1995-2001); DHS Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Tom Ridge on other issues.
  • 9/11 reaction: We will find those responsible. (Sep 2009)
  • Nobody knew about Al Qaeda or radical Islam until 9/11. (Sep 2009)
  • Governors must show up at disaster locations. (Sep 2009)
  • Overcome barriers between CIA and FBI. (Sep 2009)
  • Guantanamo holds theological zealots, not POWs. (Sep 2009)
  • Post-9-11 goal: tell Americans specifics about threats. (Sep 2009)
  • Duct Tape Debacle: public mocked our "Ready Campaign". (Sep 2009)
  • Threat advisory system: not politically told "Go to orange". (Sep 2009)
  • 2001: Nation was not equipped to deal with bioterrorism. (Sep 2009)
  • Reinterpreting FISA secretly seems like unauthorized power. (Sep 2009)
  • We will never celebrate a Victory over Terrorism Day. (Sep 2009)
  • No Orwellian oppression, but inconveniences are ok. (Sep 2009)
  • OpEd: Diverted attention to terrorism for political gain. (Sep 2009)
  • Deal with terrorism as a joint federal-state responsibility. (Feb 2001)
  • Include states in anti-terrorism planning. (Sep 2001)
Mark Schweiker on Homeland Security
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for Mark Schweiker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Clinger on Homeland Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Clinger on other issues.
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
John Featherman on Homeland Security
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (PA): Click here for John Featherman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Fox on Homeland Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jon Fox on other issues.
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
  • School assistance to survivors of injured federal police. (Oct 1996)
Jim Greenwood on Homeland Security
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim Greenwood on other issues.
  • 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 22% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Joseph Hoeffel on Homeland Security
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel on other issues.
  • 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 NO 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)
  • End the use of anti-personnel mines. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 78% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
Joseph Hoeffel on Homeland Security
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 13): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel on other issues.
  • 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 NO 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)
  • End the use of anti-personnel mines. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 78% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
Tom Martin on Homeland Security
Former Democratic Senate Candidate (2006): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • There is nothing Patriotic about the Patriot Act. (Oct 2006)
  • Build missile defense & focus on defense. (Oct 2006)
  • Assassinate evil leaders instead of targeting the people. (Oct 2006)
  • Keep out of wars, rather than police the world. (Oct 2006)
  • War on Terror is Orwellian propaganda. (Oct 2006)
  • Supports more spending on Armed Forces personnel. (Oct 2000)
  • Neutral on spending on Missile Defense (“Star Wars”). (Oct 2000)
Joe McDade on Homeland Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe McDade on other issues.
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Chuck Pennacchio on Homeland Security
Former Democratic challenger (2006): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Pennacchio on other issues.
  • Bush-Santorum have failed to fulfill promises to veterans. (May 2006)
  • Focus on real threats abroad and real security at home. (Apr 2006)
  • Bush’s military strategy undermines security, weakens US. (Jul 2005)
Bud Shuster on Homeland Security
Former Rep.(resigned 3/3/2001) (District 9): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bud Shuster on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Betsy Summers on Homeland Security
2004 former Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Betsy Summers on other issues.
  • The draft is involuntary servitude. (Oct 2004)
  • Maintain Status on Defense Spending. (Oct 2004)
  • Maintain Status on National missile defense. (Oct 2004)
Robert Walker on Homeland Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 16): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Walker on other issues.
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Robert Borski on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Borski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
Chris Carney on Homeland Security
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Chris Carney on other issues.
  • No random searches; no pre-emptive strikes without threat. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO 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 YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
William Coyne on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 14): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for William Coyne on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Take US nuclear missiles off high alert. (Aug 2001)
  • End the use of anti-personnel mines. (Mar 2001)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Homeland Security
Democrat (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kathy Dahlkemper on other issues.
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
Phil English on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (PA-3): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Phil English 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 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)
  • End the use of anti-personnel mines. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 22% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Include post-traumatic stress disorder in vet's disability. (Feb 2008)
  • Improve educational assistance for veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
George Gekas on Homeland Security
Republican (District 17): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for George Gekas on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Bill Goodling on Homeland Security
Republican (District 19): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Goodling on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Melissa Hart on Homeland Security
Republican (District 4): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Melissa Hart 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)
  • Rated 22% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Recognize women veterans; assist military families. (Jul 1999)
Paul Kanjorski on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (PA-11): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Paul Kanjorski on other issues.
  • 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 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 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 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 78% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
Ron Klink on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ron Klink on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
Tom Martin on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • There is nothing Patriotic about the Patriot Act. (Oct 2006)
  • Build missile defense & focus on defense. (Oct 2006)
  • Assassinate evil leaders instead of targeting the people. (Oct 2006)
  • Keep out of wars, rather than police the world. (Oct 2006)
  • War on Terror is Orwellian propaganda. (Oct 2006)
  • Supports more spending on Armed Forces personnel. (Oct 2000)
  • Neutral on spending on Missile Defense (“Star Wars”). (Oct 2000)
Frank Mascara on Homeland Security
Democrat (District 20): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Mascara on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
Paul McHale on Homeland Security
Democrat (retired 1998 (District 25): Click here for Paul McHale on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Patrick Joseph Murphy on Homeland Security
Democrat (until 2010) (District 8): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Joseph Murphy on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Include post-traumatic stress disorder in vet's disability. (Feb 2008)
  • Study & address suicides among veterans. (Apr 2008)
  • 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)
John Murtha on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (PA-12): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for John Murtha on other issues.
  • 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 YES 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 NO 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 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 44% by SANE, indicating a mixed record on military issues. (Dec 2003)
John Peterson on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (PA-5): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for John Peterson on other issues.
  • 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 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 deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Rated 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
Carl Romanelli on Homeland Security
Green Challenger: Click here for Carl Romanelli on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alan Sandals on Homeland Security
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Alan Sandals on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Santorum on Homeland Security
Republican Jr Senator (PA); 2012 presidential frontrunner: Click here for 30 full quotes OR click here for Rick Santorum on other issues.
  • Privacy is in 4th amendment, but Patriot Act is ok. (Jan 2012)
  • Confront virulent threat of radical Islam. (Jan 2012)
  • Giving money to Iran rebels is not enough. (Nov 2011)
  • Don't cut one penny out of defense spending. (Oct 2011)
  • Removing Don't-Ask injects social experiment into military. (Sep 2011)
  • Department of Homeland Security fixed an internal mess. (Sep 2011)
  • Cut waste in DOD, but don't cut defense budget. (Jul 2011)
  • Terrorism is an asymmetric threat; we need worldwide bases. (Jun 2011)
  • Waterboarding gets useful info, like on Osama bin Laden. (May 2011)
  • We need to spend money to study the EMP threat. (Aug 2009)
  • War against Islamic fascism will be won or lost in America. (Sep 2006)
  • Invest in our armed services' fundamental mission. (Aug 1995)

    Defense Spending

  • There are good earmarks, like Osprey military program. (Feb 2012)
  • Voted NO on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing another round of military base closures. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying National Missile Defense ASAP. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on military pay raise of 4.8%. (Feb 1999)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex basic training. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on favoring 36 vetoed military projects. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on banning chemical weapons. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted YES on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty. (Jun 1996)
  • Voted YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
Joe Sestak on Homeland Security
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • 2005 Navy reassignment: personnel change or morale issue? (May 2010)
  • 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)
  • Free postage for soldiers serving abroad. (Jan 2009)
  • Opposes banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
  • 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)
Joe Sestak on Homeland Security
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • 2005 Navy reassignment: personnel change or morale issue? (May 2010)
  • 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)
  • Free postage for soldiers serving abroad. (Jan 2009)
  • Opposes banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
  • 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)
Don Sherwood on Homeland Security
Republican (District 10): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Don Sherwood 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 22% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
Arlen Specter on Homeland Security
Republican Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 27 full quotes OR click here for Arlen Specter on other issues.
  • Originated "magic bullet" theory in JFK assassination. (Mar 2010)
  • 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 NO on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO 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 YES on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying National Missile Defense ASAP. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on military pay raise of 4.8%. (Feb 1999)
  • Voted YES on favoring 36 vetoed military projects. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on banning chemical weapons. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted YES on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty. (Jun 1996)
  • Voted YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Improve mental health care benefits for returning veterans. (Jun 2008)
  • 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)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
  • School assistance to survivors of injured federal police. (Oct 1996)
Pat Toomey on Homeland Security
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (PA-15): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Pat Toomey on other issues.
  • Economic viability is most important national security issue. (Oct 2010)
  • Our country must have the strongest defense in the world. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • 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 44% by SANE, indicating a mixed record on military issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Curt Weldon on Homeland Security
Republican (District 7): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Curt Weldon 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 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 22% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Arlen Specter-2001 on Homeland Security
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for Arlen Specter-2001 on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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