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Tom Foley on Foreign Policy
Republican challenger: Click here for Tom Foley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dan Malloy on Foreign Policy
Democratic Governor: Click here for Dan Malloy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Walker on Foreign Policy
Republican Challengr for Lt. Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Walker on other issues.
  • Listen to other countries, but act in US self-interest. (Mar 2012)

Senate:

CT 2012: 2012 Connecticut Senate Debate


Richard Blumenthal on Foreign Policy
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Richard Blumenthal on other issues.
  • 2-state solution in Israel after Palestine stops terrorism. (Sep 2010)
  • Rated +1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
Susan Bysiewicz on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Susan Bysiewicz on other issues.
  • Two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (May 2012)
Linda McMahon on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Linda McMahon on other issues.
  • Sustainable 2-state solution in Israel; no settlement freeze. (Sep 2010)
Chris Murphy on Foreign Policy
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • US support of Israel is in our national security interest. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
Christopher Shays on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)

House:


Joe Courtney on Foreign Policy
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Joe Courtney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Rated -2 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Rosa DeLauro on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (CT-3): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Rosa DeLauro on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Afghan laws violate women's human rights on sex & divorce. (Apr 2009)
Elizabeth Esty on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 5): Click here for Elizabeth Esty on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Himes on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Himes on other issues.
  • Rated 0 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza. (Jan 2010)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
John Larson on Foreign Policy
Democratic Representative (CT-1): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for John Larson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Rated +1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jodi Rell on Foreign Policy
Republican CT Governor: Click here for Jodi Rell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Lieberman on Foreign Policy
Democratic Jr Senator (CT, retiring 2012), ran for V.P. with Gore, ran for president 2004: Click here for 33 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Lieberman on other issues.
  • Questioned his own party's foreign policy; then left party. (Feb 2012)
  • North Korean missiles were provocative, but donít over-react. (Jul 2006)
  • Adopt an international Marshall Plan for the Muslim world. (Dec 2003)
  • Preemptive war policy is foolish and provokes the world. (May 2003)
  • US must not withdraw troops and retreat into isolationism. (Oct 2000)
  • Cuba Libre, Free Cuba!. (Oct 2000)
  • Deal with human rights issues with carrot AND stick. (Mar 1998)
  • Commission on human rights to monitor each Chinese province. (Mar 1998)

    Voting Record

  • Tighten Cuban trade embargo but help exiles. (Oct 2000)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe. (May 2002)
  • Voted NO on capping foreign aid at only $12.7 billion. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting the President's power to impose economic sanctions. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on limiting NATO expansion to only Poland, Hungary & Czech. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on $17.9 billion to IMF. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
  • Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence. (Aug 2000)
  • Increase aid to avert humanitarian crisis in Congo. (Dec 2005)
  • Suspend Russia's participation in the G-8. (Feb 2005)
  • Impose sanctions and an import ban on Burma. (Oct 2007)
  • Implement Darfur Peace Agreement with UN peacekeeping force. (Feb 2008)
  • Seeds of Peace: promote coexistence in regions of conflict. (Apr 2008)
  • Condemns Russia for provocative statements to Georgia. (May 2008)
  • Vigorous support for State of Israel against Hamas in Gaza. (Nov 2012)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Develop a strategy to protect civilians in Darfur. (Feb 2007)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
  • Condemn violence by Chinese government in Tibet. (Apr 2008)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Support Iranian demonstrators against Iranian government. (Jun 2009)
  • Condemn Iran for state-sponsored persecution of Baha'i. (Feb 2009)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
Chris Murphy on Foreign Policy
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • US support of Israel is in our national security interest. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, as official US policy. (Mar 2009)
John Rowland on Foreign Policy
Former Republican Governor (1995-2004): Click here for John Rowland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Franks on Foreign Policy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for Gary Franks on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Lee Johnson on Foreign Policy
Former Republican challenger, U.S.Rep.: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Miriam Masullo on Foreign Policy
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Miriam Masullo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Orchulli on Foreign Policy
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jack Orchulli on other issues.
  • Nurture relationships with post-Cold War countries. (Oct 2004)
  • China represents an opportunity for growth. (Oct 2004)
Rob Simmons on Foreign Policy
2010 Senate Challenger (lost GOP primary); formerly US Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)
Chris Dodd on Foreign Policy
Democratic Sr Senator (CT): Click here for 38 full quotes OR click here for Chris Dodd on other issues.
  • FactCheck: No, Chinese government prosecutes slavery. (Dec 2007)
  • Stay engaged; US has been AWOL on Israel for 6 years. (Dec 2007)
  • Human rights and security are not opposing interests. (Dec 2007)
  • Gold medal to Tibetan Dalai Lama sends strong message. (Dec 2007)
  • Ideal goal is Israeli security plus a Palestinian state. (Dec 2007)
  • Accommodating with Cuba, Sandanistas, & Hugo Chavez. (Nov 2007)
  • Condemned Musharraf declaring state of emergency in Pakistan. (Nov 2007)
  • Pakistan is a more immediate problem than Iran. (Oct 2007)
  • Iran: focus on sanctions & diplomacy, not military. (Oct 2007)
  • Post-Cold War, focus on Latin America. (Sep 2007)
  • We spend $500B in Iraq; add some to $1.6B in Latin America. (Sep 2007)
  • Expand the Peace Corps. (Sep 2007)
  • Weíve neglected Latin America; need to re-engage. (Sep 2007)
  • Cuba embargo hasnít worked for 50 years; unravel the embargo. (Sep 2007)
  • No time to get new Pres. ready; need experience in advance. (Aug 2007)
  • Pakistanís dictator is only thing preventing fundamentalism. (Aug 2007)
  • China is a competitor, but getting close to adversary. (Aug 2007)
  • Iraq lost US moral leadership to deal with Darfur. (Jul 2007)
  • We neglect the Caribbean; I will pay attention. (Jul 2007)
  • US unilateral action to end Darfur genocide. (Jun 2007)
  • Constructive engagement to rebuild international relations. (Apr 2007)
  • 1994: Supported $25B Mexico bailout. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on killing a bill for trade sanctions if China sells weapons. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO on capping foreign aid at only $12.7 billion. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on limiting the President's power to impose economic sanctions. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on limiting NATO expansion to only Poland, Hungary & Czech. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on $17.9 billion to IMF. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
  • Impose sanctions and an import ban on Burma. (Oct 2007)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Urge Venezuela to re-open dissident radio & TV stations. (May 2007)
  • Develop a strategy to protect civilians in Darfur. (Feb 2007)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
  • Allow travel between the United States and Cuba. (Feb 2009)
  • Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott. (Oct 2007)
Sam Gejdenson on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Sam Gejdenson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
Nancy Lee Johnson on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 6): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Barbara Bailey Kennelly on Foreign Policy
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Barbara Bailey Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barbara Kennelly on Foreign Policy
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 1): Click here for Barbara Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ned Lamont on Foreign Policy
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ned Lamont on other issues.
  • Biggest threat to US is rogue nation with nukes. (Jul 2006)
  • Use carrot-and-stick diplomacy for Iranian nukes. (Apr 2006)
Jim Maloney on Foreign Policy
Democrat (retired) (District 5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Maloney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
Alan Schlesinger on Foreign Policy
Republican Challenger: Click here for Alan Schlesinger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Christopher Shays on Foreign Policy
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays on other issues.
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on $15.2 billion for foreign operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Let Ukraine & Georgia enter NATO. (Jan 2008)
Rob Simmons on Foreign Policy
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Voted YES on keeping Cuba travel ban until political prisoners released. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on withholding $244M in UN Back Payments until US seat restored. (May 2001)
  • Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine. (Apr 2001)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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