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Terry Branstad on War & Peace
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Terry Branstad on other issues.
  • Remain vigilant in support of 3,000 National Guard overseas. (May 2011)

Senate:

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Bruce Braley on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bruce Braley on other issues.
  • Investigate fraud and no-bid contracts in Iraq. (Nov 2006)
  • Develop an exit strategy & a new direction for Iraq. (Nov 2006)
  • 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 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)
Sam Clovis on War & Peace
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sam Clovis on other issues.
  • Pursue active enemies with all available dispatch. (Nov 2013)
Joni Ernst on War & Peace
Republican Challenger: Click here for Joni Ernst on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chuck Grassley on War & Peace
Republican Sr Senator (IA): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Grassley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on redeploying non-essential US troops out of Iraq in 9 months. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorists. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on investigating contract awards in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted 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 YES on allowing all necessary force in Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on authorizing air strikes in Kosovo. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Matthew Whitaker on War & Peace
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Matthew Whitaker on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Leonard Boswell on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (IA-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Leonard Boswell 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 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)
  • 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)
Bruce Braley on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bruce Braley on other issues.
  • Investigate fraud and no-bid contracts in Iraq. (Nov 2006)
  • Develop an exit strategy & a new direction for Iraq. (Nov 2006)
  • 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 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)
Steve King on War & Peace
Republican Representative (IA-5): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Steve King 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 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)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (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)
Tom Latham on War & Peace
Republican Representative (IA-4): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Tom Latham 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 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)
  • 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)
David Loebsack on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for David Loebsack on other issues.
  • Iraq war did not need to happen; disengage immediately. (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 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)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Jan 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Chet Culver on War & Peace
Democrat: Click here for Chet Culver on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Vilsack on War & Peace
Democratic IA Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tom Vilsack on other issues.
  • National Guard too busy in Iraq handle natural disasters. (Feb 2007)
  • The war needs to be ended now, not in 6 months or 6 years. (Feb 2007)
  • Congress should remove funding for the war. (Feb 2007)
  • Get troops out of harmís way in Iraq. (Nov 2006)
Tom Harkin on War & Peace
Democratic Jr Senator (IA): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Tom Harkin on other issues.
  • Redeploy US troops out of Iraq within 120 days. (Mar 2008)
  • 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 YES on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on investigating contract awards in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on $86 billion for military operations in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on allowing all necessary force in Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on authorizing air strikes in Kosovo. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
  • Deploy UN multinational peacekeeping force in Darfur. (Jul 2007)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Greg Ganske on War & Peace
Former Republican Nominee (2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Greg Ganske on other issues.
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
Jim Lightfoot on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Jim Lightfoot on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Daryl Northrop on War & Peace
2004 former Green challenger: Click here for Daryl Northrop on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Art Small on War & Peace
2004 former Democratic challenger; previously State Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Art Small on other issues.
  • Neocons still believe there are WMDs in Iraq. (May 2004)
  • Signed anti-Vietnam petition in 1967 that Grassley opposed. (Apr 2004)
Roxanne Conlin on War & Peace
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Roxanne Conlin on other issues.
  • Oppose addition of 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan. (Jul 2010)
George Eichhorn on War & Peace
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for George Eichhorn on other issues.
  • Premature withdrawal from Iraq has devastating consequences. (May 2008)
Greg Ganske on War & Peace
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Greg Ganske on other issues.
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
Jim Leach on War & Peace
Republican (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Leach on other issues.
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
Jim Nussle on War & Peace
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Nussle on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Steven Rathje on War & Peace
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steven Rathje on other issues.
  • Leaving before securing Iraq will only embolden the enemy. (Mar 2008)
Christopher Reed on War & Peace
Republican challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Reed on other issues.
  • Support the surge; wants more positive news coverage. (Jun 2008)
  • No timetable for exit; stay until Al Qaeda is quelled. (Jun 2008)
  • Saddam was a madman who had WMDs and used them. (Jun 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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