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Jay Inslee on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)

Senate:

WA 2012: 2012 WA Senate Debates


Michael Baumgartner on War & Peace
Republican Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Michael Baumgartner on other issues.
  • Leave Afghanistan now & use funds domestically. (Oct 2012)
  • We're wasting resources on democracy-building in Afghanistan. (Sep 2012)
  • It is time to end the wars. (Jan 2012)
  • Military spending is too high and going to war is too easy. (Nov 2011)
Maria Cantwell on War & Peace
Democratic Jr Senator (WA): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Maria Cantwell on other issues.
  • Leave Afghanistan in 2014 as planned. (Oct 2012)
  • Change the course in Iraq; we can’t stay indefinitely. (Oct 2006)
  • Stopping Balkan genocide is within US national interests. (Oct 2000)
  • Limited but effective role for US in Mideast. (Oct 2000)
  • Voted YES on redeploying non-essential US troops out of Iraq in 9 months. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorists. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on 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 YES on $86 billion for military operations in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • No troop surge: no military escalation in Iraq. (Jan 2007)
  • Deploy UN multinational peacekeeping force in Darfur. (Jul 2007)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored shutting down Iranian foreign reserves. (May 2013)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Patty Murray on War & Peace
Democratic Sr Senator (WA): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Patty Murray on other issues.
  • Set timetable for Afghan withdrawal. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted against the war because we didn’t have a clear mission. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES 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 YES 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 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 YES on $86 billion for military operations in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Wage war on Terrorism, not on fellow Americans. (Sep 2001)
  • No troop surge: no military escalation in Iraq. (Jan 2007)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Require Congress' approval before military action in Iran. (Oct 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)

House:


Suzan DelBene on War & Peace
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Suzan DelBene on other issues.
  • Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan. (Sep 2012)
Doc Hastings on War & Peace
Republican Representative (WA-4): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Doc Hastings on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Denny Heck on War & Peace
Democrat (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Denny Heck on other issues.
  • Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan. (Sep 2012)
Jaime Herrera on War & Peace
Republican (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jaime Herrera on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Supports a continued presence in Afghanistan. (Nov 2010)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Derek Kilmer on War & Peace
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Derek Kilmer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Larsen on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (WA-2): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Rick Larsen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted 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 NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism. (Apr 2002)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Jan 2013)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Jim McDermott on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (WA-7): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Jim McDermott on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Wage war on Terrorism, not on fellow Americans. (Sep 2001)
  • Impeach Dick Cheney for lying about Iraq. (May 2007)
  • Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus. (Jan 2007)
  • Terminate funding for Iraq War on Dec. 31, 2011. (Aug 2011)
  • Defund US military presence in Afghanistan. (Feb 2013)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on War & Peace
Republican: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
David Adam Smith on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (WA-9): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for David Adam Smith on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Christine Gregoire on War & Peace
Democratic WA Governor: Click here for Christine Gregoire on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Norm Dicks on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (WA-6): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Norm Dicks on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
Jay Inslee on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
Dave Reichert on War & Peace
Republican Representative (WA-8): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Dave Reichert on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Apr 2012)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Gary Locke on War & Peace
Former Democratic Governor (1997-2004); Cabinet (Commerce): Click here for Gary Locke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jennifer Dunn on War & Peace
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jennifer Dunn 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)
Slade Gorton on War & Peace
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Slade Gorton on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
George Nethercutt on War & Peace
Republican (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt on other issues.
  • Murray’s vote against the Iraq war was a wrong decision. (Oct 2004)
  • Iraq is one of the chapters in the book on ending terrorism. (Oct 2004)
  • Rebuild Iraqi infrastructure quickly-out in five years. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
George Nethercutt on War & Peace
2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt on other issues.
  • Murray’s vote against the Iraq war was a wrong decision. (Oct 2004)
  • Iraq is one of the chapters in the book on ending terrorism. (Oct 2004)
  • Rebuild Iraqi infrastructure quickly-out in five years. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism. (Jan 2002)
Linda Smith on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Linda Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Randy Tate on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 9): Click here for Randy Tate on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick White on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Rick White on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Baird on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (WA-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Brian Baird on other issues.
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Bruce Guthrie on War & Peace
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bruce Guthrie on other issues.
  • End the Occupation of Iraq. (Oct 2006)
  • Iraq is in civil war; bring the troops home. (Oct 2006)
Brad Klippert on War & Peace
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Klippert on other issues.
  • Supports America’s war on terrorism. (Jan 2006)
John Koster on War & Peace
Republican Challenger 2010 (District 2): Click here for John Koster on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike McGavick on War & Peace
Republican challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike McGavick on other issues.
  • Cannot give Iraq to the terrorists or they’ll follow us here. (Oct 2006)
  • No timetable and no retreat in Iraq. (May 2006)
Jack Metcalf on War & Peace
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Metcalf on other issues.
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Dino Rossi on War & Peace
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dino Rossi on other issues.
  • Setting deadline for Afghan withdrawal would aid terrorists. (Oct 2010)
  • Ensure victory against jihadists including in Iraq. (Jul 2010)
Al Swift on War & Peace
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 2): Click here for Al Swift on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jolene Unsoeld on War & Peace
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 3): Click here for Jolene Unsoeld on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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