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Last Updated: 6/27/06

U.S. Government Information:
The Full Senate: How They Voted

The table below provides Colombia-related voting information for each member of the Senate. Click on amendment names for expanded information.

Bullets denote a vote in favor of decreasing military aid to Colombia. "NC" signifies that the senator was not a member of the Senate at the time of the debate, "NVR" denotes that no vote was registered for that senator, and "stmt" signals that the member spoke in favor of decreased military aid during the legislative debate.

Explanation of each amendment | Votes by Party

Jump to section: A-B | C-D | E-F | G-H | I-J | K-L | M-N | P-S | T-W

Senator
Spencer Abraham
(R-MI)
   
NC
Daniel Kahikina Akaka
(D-HI)
   
Lamar Alexander
(R-TN)
NC
NC
 
Wayne Allard
(R-CO)
     
George Allen
(R-VA)
NC
NC
 
John Ashcroft
(R-MO)
   
NC
Max Baucus
(D-MT)
   
B. Evan Bayh
(D-IN)
     
Robert Bennett
(R-UT)
     
Joseph Biden
(D-DE)
   
Jeff Bingaman
(D-NM)
   
Christopher "Kit" Bond
(R-MO)
     
Barbara Boxer
(D-CA)

stmt
John Breaux
(D-LA)
   
Sam Brownback
(R-KS)
   
NVR
Richard Bryan
(D-NV)
   
NC
Jim Bunning
(R-KY)
     
Conrad Burns
(R-MT)
     
Robert Byrd
(D-WV)
 

stmt
Ben Nighthorse Campbell
(R-CO)
     
Maria Cantwell
(D-WA)
NC
NC
Thomas Carper
(D-DE)
NC
NC
Lincoln D. Chafee
(R-RI)
     
Joseph Maxwell Cleland
(D-GA)
   
NC
Saxby Chambliss
(R-GA)
NC
NC
 
Hillary Clinton
(D-NY)
NC
NC
 
Thad Cochran
(R-MS)
     
Norm Coleman
(R-MN)
NC
NC
 
Susan M. Collins
(R-ME)
 
 
Kent Conrad
(D-ND)
   
John Cornyn
(R-TX)
NC
NC
 
Jon Corzine
(D-NJ)
NC
NC
Paul Coverdell
(R-GA)
   
NC
Larry Craig
(R-ID)
 
 
Mike Crapo
(R-ID)
 
 
Thomas Daschle
(D-SD)
   
Mark Dayton
(D-MN)
NC
NC
Mike DeWine
(R-OH)
     

Christopher Dodd
(D-CT)

     
Elizabeth Dole
(R-NC)
NC
NC
 
Pete Domenici
(R-NM)
     
Byron Dorgan
(D-ND)
 
Richard Durbin
(D-IL)
   
John Edwards
(D-NC)
   
John R. Ensign
(R-NV)
NC
NC
 
Michael Enzi
(R-WY)
 
 
Russ Feingold
(D-WI)

stmt
 
Dianne Feinstein
(D-CA)
     
Peter Fitzgerald
(R-IL)
 
Bill Frist
(R-TN)
     
Slade Gorton
(R-WA)
 
NC
Bob Graham
(D-FL)
     
Lindsey Graham
(R-SC)
NC
NC
 
Phil Gramm
(R-TX)
 
NC
Rod Grams
(R-MN)
NC
Charles Grassley
(R-IA)
     
Judd Gregg
(R-NH)
 
 
Chuck Hagel
(R-NE)
     
Tom Harkin
(D-IA)
Orrin Hatch
(R-UT)
     
Jesse Helms
(R-NC)
   
NC
Ernest Hollings
(D-SC)
   
Tim Hutchinson
(R-AR)
 
NC
Kay Bailey Hutchison
(R-TX)
     
James Inhofe
(R-OK)
     
Daniel Inouye
(D-HI
)
   
Jim Jeffords
(I-VT)
   
Tim P. Johnson
(D-SD)
   
Edward M. Kennedy
(D-MA)
   
J. Robert Kerrey
(D-NE)
   
NC
John Forbes Kerry
(D-MA)
   
NVR
Herbert Kohl
(D-WI)
 
Jon Kyl
(R-AZ)
     
Mary Landrieu
(D-LA)
   
Frank Lautenberg
(D-NJ)
NC
NC
Patrick Leahy
(D-VT)

stmt
Carl Levin
(D-MI)
   

stmt
Joseph Lieberman
(D-CT)
     
Blanche Lambert Lincoln
(D-AR)
   
Trent Lott
(R-MS)
     
Richard Lugar
(R-IN)
     
Connie Mack
(R-FL)
   
NC
John McCain
(R-AZ)
     
Mitch McConnell
(R-KY)
     
Barbara Mikulski
(D-MD)
Zell Miller
(D-GA)
NC
NC
 
Daniel Patrick Moynihan
(D-NY)
   
NC
Frank Murkowski
(R-AK)
NC
NC
 
Patty Murray
(D-WA)
Bill Nelson
(D-FL)
NC
NC
 
Ben Nelson
(D-NE)
NC
NC
 
Don Nickles
(R-OK)
     
Mark Pryor
(D-AR)
NC
NC
John F. 'Jack' Reed
(D-RI)
   
Harry Reid
(D-NV)
   
Charles Robb
(D-VA)
   
NC
Pat Roberts
(R-KS)
     
Jay Rockefeller
(D-WV)
   
William Roth
(R-DE)
   
NC
Rick Santorum
(R-PA)
     
Paul Sarbanes
(D-MD)
   
Charles Schumer
(D-NY)
   
Jeff Sessions
(R-AL)
     
Richard Shelby
(R-AL)
     
Robert Smith
(R-NH)
   
NC
Gordon H. Smith
(R-OR)
     
Olympia Snowe
(R-ME)
     
Arlen Specter
(R-PA)
 
Debbie Stabenow
(D-MI)
NC
NC
Ted Stevens
(R-AK)
     
John Sununu
(R-NH)

NC
NC
 
James Talent
(R-MO)
NC
NC
 
Craig Thomas
(R-WY)
 
 
Fred Thompson
(R-TN)
   
NC
Strom Thurmond
(R-SC)

   
NC
Robert Torricelli
(D-NJ)

   
NC
George Victor Voinovich
(R-OH)
     
John Warner
(R-VA)
     
Paul David Wellstone
(D-MN)


stmt
 
NC
Ron Wyden
(D-OR)
   
 
 
Amendment descriptions

 

Votes by Party
 
   
 
2004:
  • 2005 Defense Authorization: The H.R. 4200 amendment (June 23 debate) would have limited the number of U.S. personnel in Colombia to 500 troops and 400 contractors. Introduced by Senator Robert Byrd (D-West Virginia).
  •  

    See the vote on the Byrd Amendment by party
     
       
     
    2000:
  • The H.R. 4200 amendment (June 20 to June 22 debate) would have transferred $225 million in military aid to domestic drug treatment. Introduced by Senator Paul Wellstone (D-Minnesota).

  • See the vote to table the Wellstone Amendment by party
     
       
     
  • The H.R. 4200 amendment (June 20 to June 22 debate) would have cut the aid package down to $200 million. Introduced by Senator Slade Gorton (R-Washington).
  •  

    See the vote on the Gorton Amendment by party
     
       
     
     
    See a comparison of Wellstone and Gorton amendment votes (who voted for both, against both, for Wellstone only, and for Gorton only) by party
     
     
     
    Explanation of notations:
    ADA Liberal Quotient:
    From Americans for Democratic Action, a 0-100 score, based on 1999 voting records, offering a rough indication of whether a member holds "liberal" political views. [ADA home page]
    ACU Conservative Rating:
    From the American Conservative Union, a 0-100 score, based on lifetime voting records, offering a rough indication of whether a member holds "conservative" political views.
    [ACU home page]
    Drummond, DynCorp and Occidental:
    "Hard money" funds received in the last election cycle from corporations with very significant investments in Colombia. Based on information gathered by the Center for Responsive Politics. [home page]

     

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