Denise Majette on War & Peace

Former Democratic Rep (GA-4); 2004 former Senate challenger

Isakson voted against providing $1,500 bonuses to soldiers

ISAKSON: “Americans are sacrificing, and democracy is winning,” Isakson said in the debate sponsored by WMAZ-TV in Macon and held at Reaves Arena on the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry. Isakson said terrorism “is an evil we must destroy.” “I’m proud of my vote, and I’m committed to the war on terror,” Isakson said.

MAJETTE: Majette, however, accused Isakson of voting against providing $1,500 bonuses to soldiers and giving them tax breaks. “As the daughter of a World War II veteran and the niece of a veteran of Korea who never returned home, I will never allow someone to question my integrity, my belief in what we are doing, what our soldiers are doing,” she said.

Source: [Xref Isakson] GA Senate Debate, in Associated Press , Oct 12, 2004

Work with international community to restore Iraq

The Bush Administration led our nation into a war for reasons that have proven to be inaccurate. There were no weapons of mass destruction, there was no nuclear weapons program, and we were under no imminent threat from Iraq. We must make sure the men and women serving in Iraq have what they need to protect them. But we need to be working with the international community to help restore peace and stability in Iraq so that we can bring our troops home as quickly as possible.
Source: 2004 Senate campaign website, majetteforsenate.org, “Issues” , Aug 13, 2004

Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops.

States that the House of Representatives:
  1. affirms that the United States and the world have been made safer with the removal of Saddam Hussein and his regime from power in Iraq;
  2. commends the Iraqi people for their courage in the face of unspeakable oppression and brutality inflicted on them by Saddam Hussein's regime;
  3. commends the Iraqi people on the adoption of Iraq's interim constitution; and
  4. commends the members of the U.S. Armed Forces and Coalition forces for liberating Iraq and expresses its gratitude for their valiant service.
Reference: War in Iraq Anniversary resolution; Bill H Res 557 ; vote number 2004-64 on Mar 17, 2004

2012 Governor, House and Senate candidates on War & Peace: Denise Majette on other issues:
GA Gubernatorial:
Nathan Deal
GA Senatorial:
Johnny Isakson
Saxby Chambliss

Retiring to run for other office:

Running for Mayor:
CA-51:Bob Filner(D)

Running for Governor:
IN-6:Mike Pence(R)
WA-1:Jay Inslee(D)

Running for Senate:
AZ-6:Jeff Flake(R)
CT-5:Chris Murphy(R)
FL-14:Connie Mack(R)
HI-2:Mazie Hirono(D)
IN-2:Joe Donnelly(D)
MO-2:Todd Akin(R)
MT-0:Dennis Rehberg(R)
ND-0:Rick Berg(D)
NM-1:Martin Heinrich(D)
NV-1:Shelley Berkley(D)
WI-2:Tammy Baldwin(D)
2011-2012 Special Elections:
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CA-36:Jane Harman(D)
CA-36:Janice Hahn(D)
NV-2:Dean Heller(R)
NV-2:Mark Amodei(R)
NY-9:Anthony Weiner(D)
NY-9:Bob Turner(R)
NY-26:Chris Lee(R)
NY-26:Kathleen Hochul(D)
OR-1:David Wu(D)
OR-1:Suzanne Bonamici(D)

Retiring 2012:
AR-4:Mike Ross(D)
AZ-8:Gabby Giffords(D)
CA-2:Wally Herger(R)
CA-6:Lynn Woolsey(D)
CA-18:Elton Gallegly(R)
CA-24:Dennis Cardoza(D)
CA-41:Jerry Lewis(R)
IL-12:Jerry Costello(D)
IN-5:Dan Burton(R)
KY-4:Geoff Davis(R)
MA-1:John Olver(D)
MA-4:Barney Frank(D)
MI-5:Dale Kildee(D)
NC-11:Heath Shuler(D)
NC-13:Brad Miller(D)
NY-22:Maurice Hinchey(D)
OH-7:Steve Austria(R)
OK-2:Dan Boren(D)
PA-19:Todd Platts(R)
TX-14:Ron Paul(R)
TX-20:Charles Gonzalez(D)
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