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13-HR0200 on Jan 4, 2013

Bill Sponsorship: Responsible End to the War in Afghanistan Act
Source: H.R.200
It is the policy of the United States to ensure that funds made available for operations of the Armed Forces in Afghanistan are to be used only for purposes of providing for the safe and orderly withdrawal from Afghanistan of all members of the Armed Forces and Department of Defense contractor personnel who are in Afghanistan.

Funds appropriated or otherwise made available under any provision of law for operations of the Armed Forces in Afghanistan shall be obligated and expended only for purposes of providing for the safe and orderly withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Nothing in this Act shall be construed to authorize the use of funds for the continuation of combat operations in Afghanistan while carrying out the safe and orderly withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit or restrict the use of funds available to carry out diplomatic efforts or humanitarian, development, or general reconstruction activities in Afghanistan.

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Question 17: Avoid foreign entanglements Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: War & Peace
  • Headline: Defund US military presence in Afghanistan (Score: 2)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored defunding US military presence in Afghanistan (Score: 2)

    Participating counts on AmericansElect question 5.
  • Headline: Defund US military presence in Afghanistan (Answer: D)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored defunding US military presence in Afghanistan (Answer: D)
  • AmericansElect Quiz Question 5 on Foreign Policy: When you think about the US pursuing its interests abroad, which of the following is closest to your opinion?
    • A: The US should always act in its own interest regardless of what other countries think
    • B: The US should rarely listen to other countries
    • C: The US should listen to other countries more often than not
    • D: The US should always listen to other countries before pursuing its own interests
    • E: Unsure

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 13-HR0200

Earl Blumenauer s1oOregon DemocratJan 15, 2013
Michael Capuano s1oMA Former Democratic Primary Senate Challenger (2009)Jan 4, 2013
Judy Chu s1oCalifornia DemocratJan 4, 2013
David Cicilline s1oRhode Island DemocratFeb 4, 2013
Yvette Clarke s1oNew York DemocratJan 4, 2013
Steve Cohen s1oTennessee DemocratFeb 25, 2013
John Conyers s1oMichigan DemocratJan 4, 2013
Donna Edwards s1oMaryland Democrat (retiring 2016)Jan 4, 2013
Keith Ellison s1oMinnesota DemocratJan 4, 2013
Raul Grijalva s1oArizona DemocratJan 4, 2013
Luis Gutierrez s1oIllinois DemocratJan 15, 2013
Janice Hahn s1oCalifornia Democrat (retiring 2016)Jan 18, 2013
Colleen Hanabusa s1oHawaii Democrat (Senate run 2014)Jan 15, 2013
Alcee Hastings s1oFlorida DemocratJan 23, 2013
Rush Holt s1oNew Jersey Democrat (retiring 2014)Jan 4, 2013
Jared Huffman s1oCalifornia DemocratFeb 25, 2013
Sheila Jackson Lee s1oTexas DemocratJan 15, 2013
Rick Larsen s1oWashington DemocratJan 15, 2013
Barbara Lee s2pCalifornia DemocratJan 4, 2013
David Loebsack s1oIowa DemocratJan 4, 2013
Zoe Lofgren s1oCalifornia DemocratJan 15, 2013
Carolyn Maloney s1oNew York Democrat/LiberalJan 15, 2013
Ed Markey s1oMA Democratic ChallengerJan 15, 2013
Jim McDermott s1oWashington DemocratFeb 4, 2013
Michael Michaud s1oMaine Democratic Governor ChallengerSep 12, 2013
George Miller s1oCalifornia Democrat (retiring 2014)Feb 4, 2013
Gwen Moore s1oWisconsin DemocratJan 4, 2013
Jerrold Nadler s1oNew York Dem./Lib./Working-FamiliesJan 4, 2013
Grace Napolitano s1oCalifornia DemocratApr 15, 2013
Rick Nolan s1oMinnesota DemocratJan 15, 2013
Donald Payne s1oNew Jersey Former Democrat(Deceased 2012)Mar 12, 2013
Chellie Pingree s1oMaine DemocratJan 4, 2013
Charles Rangel s1oNew York Dem./Lib. (retiring 2016)Jan 4, 2013
Jan Schakowsky s1oIllinois DemocratJan 15, 2013
Louise Slaughter s1oNew York DemocratJan 4, 2013
Jackie Speier s1oCalifornia DemocratJan 4, 2013
Paul Tonko s1oNew York DemocratJan 4, 2013
Nydia Velazquez s1oNew York Democrat/Working-FamiliesJan 4, 2013
Peter Welch s1oVermont DemocratJan 4, 2013
Frederica Wilson s1oFlorida DemocratMar 12, 2013

Republicans participating in 13-HR0200

Walter Beaman Jones s1oNorth Carolina RepublicanJan 4, 2013

Independents participating in 13-HR0200

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 40
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0

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