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CODEPINK Ranks the 2020 Presidential Candidates on War, Peace and Military Spending

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Medea Benjamin and Nicole Davies of CODEPINK rank the 2020 presidential candidates on their records of war, peace and military spending. Senator Sanders has the best voting record of any candidate on war and peace issues, especially on military spending. Opposing the oversized Pentagon budget, he has only voted for 3 out of 19 military spending bills since 2013. By this measure, no other candidate comes close, including Tulsi Gabbard. In other votes on war and peace, Sanders voted as requested by Peace Action 84% of the time from 2011 to 2016, despite some hawkish votes on Iran from 2011-2013. Other candidates have mixed records, though Tulsi Gabbard and Elizabeth Warren score high.

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