Supporting Peace

The foreign policy organization Peace Action has release its 2009 congressional voting record breakdown.  Sen. Bernie Sanders was one of only two senators to receive a 100 percent rating.  Peace Action “selected ten key votes from the first session of the 111th Congress related to Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran, Gaza, weapons spending and human rights.”  Sanders vocally questioned the administration’s decision to send 30,000 more troops into Afghanistan.  “I agree with President Obama that it would be a setback for democracy and stability if the Taliban regained power, but I have serious concerns,” Sanders said at the time. “My nightmare is that we may get caught in a quagmire situation from which there will be no successful exit.”

To review the report, click here.