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Gary Herbert on Homeland Security
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gary Herbert on other issues.
  • Pay tribute to those answering the nation's call to serve. (Jan 2010)

Senate:

UT 2012: 2012 Utah Senate Debates


Orrin Hatch on Homeland Security
Republican Sr Senator (UT): Click here for 37 full quotes OR click here for Orrin Hatch on other issues.
  • I fight every year to save Hill Air Force Base. (Jun 2012)
  • Increase defense spending greatly. (Jan 2000)
  • Reverse low military readiness via leadership. (Jan 2000)
  • Voted for SDI; for nuke tests; chem-bio ban. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted for military pay raise; no to military abortions. (Feb 1999)
  • Voted against base closings; require Congress in future. (Jun 1998)
  • Votes: ban landmines; more F-18s; secret CIA $. (Jun 1997)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted YES 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 NO on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • 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 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 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)
  • Small business in developing homeland security technologies. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Hiding sources made post-9-11 analysis impossible. (Jul 2004)
  • CIA depends too heavily on defectors & not enough on HUMINT. (Jul 2004)
  • Administration did not pressure CIA on WMD conclusions. (Jul 2004)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
  • School assistance to survivors of injured federal police. (Oct 1996)
Mike Lee on Homeland Security
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mike Lee on other issues.
  • Keep "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" for troop morale. (Sep 2010)
  • Oppose START (nuclear reduction) and CTBT (test ban). (Aug 2010)
  • Continue to develop cutting-edge weaponry. (Jul 2010)
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Apr 2013)

House:


Rob Bishop on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (UT-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Rob Bishop on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Jim Matheson on Homeland Security
Democratic Representative (UT-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Jim Matheson 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 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 78% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
Chris Stewart on Homeland Security
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Stewart on other issues.
  • We must keep our military strong, but with some reductions. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Rocky Anderson on Homeland Security
Justice Party challenger for President: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rocky Anderson on other issues.
  • Reduce our own nuclear weapons before we call on others to. (Oct 2012)
  • Unneeded military programs to bring home bacon: It's treason. (Oct 2012)
  • Bipartisan corporatism and militarism expands war budgets. (Oct 2012)
  • Citizens are worried about being safe FROM our government. (Oct 2012)
  • The Patriot Act harms civil liberties. (Feb 2012)
  • Opposes expanding the armed forces. (Feb 2012)
  • Repeal the PATRIOT Act. (Dec 2011)
  • No "disappearances"; accountability for war criminals. (Nov 2011)
  • Fundamental patriotism to impeach Bush and Cheney. (Apr 2007)
Jon Huntsman on Homeland Security
Republican UT Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jon Huntsman on other issues.
  • Waterboarding is torture & diminishes our standing in world. (Nov 2011)
  • We need a DHS that doesn't make us feel like a shakedown. (Sep 2011)
  • 9-11 shattered our innocence and lost our confidence. (Sep 2011)
Pete Ashdown on Homeland Security
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pete Ashdown on other issues.
  • More troop armor and less missile defense. (Jul 2006)
  • Reduce nuclear warheads to a number needed for protection. (Jan 2006)
Jason Chaffetz on Homeland Security
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Ensure that our troops have the best equipment & training. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
Scott Howell on Homeland Security
2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (UT): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Howell on other issues.
  • Increase funding for military hardware & personnel. (Nov 2000)
Dan Liljenquist on Homeland Security
Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Liljenquist on other issues.
  • Evaluate waste, fraud and abuse in defense spending. (May 2012)
Jason Chaffetz on Homeland Security
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Ensure that our troops have the best equipment & training. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
Mike Leavitt-Gov on Homeland Security
Former Republican Governor (1993-2003); Sec. HHS & EPA: Click here for Mike Leavitt-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Olene Walker on Homeland Security
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Olene Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Merrill Cook on Homeland Security
2010 Republican challenger (lost primary): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
Merrill Cook on Homeland Security
Former Republican (until 2001) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
Paul Van Dam on Homeland Security
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul Van Dam on other issues.
  • We now have a lot of vulnerability. (Oct 2004)
  • Does not want another nuclear arms race. (Oct 2004)
Enid Waldholtz on Homeland Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Enid Waldholtz on other issues.
  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Robert Bennett on Homeland Security
Republican Jr Senator (UT): Click here for 25 full quotes OR click here for Robert Bennett on other issues.
  • Anti-nuclear testing, but also anti-nuclear ignorance. (Oct 2004)
  • Nuclear weapons can be produced without testing. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES 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 NO on implementing the 9/11 Commission report. (Mar 2007)
  • 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 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 prohibiting same-sex basic training. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on favoring 36 vetoed military projects. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Small business in developing homeland security technologies. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
Sam Granato on Homeland Security
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Sam Granato on other issues.
  • Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"; an affront to gay soldiers. (Sep 2010)
  • Support START (nuclear reduction) and CTBT (test ban). (Aug 2010)
James Hansen on Homeland Security
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for James Hansen 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)
Chris Cannon on Homeland Security
Republican Representative (UT-3): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Chris Cannon 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 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 YES on adopting the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on permitting commercial airline pilots to carry guns. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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