Sunday, November 18, 2007

How the candidates currently line up on Cuba

Following are capsule summaries of the positions of candidates for President on travel to Cuba from most open to most closed. A link is provided to donate to candidates who have expressed a positive position on travel during the campaign.


Dodd (withdrew candidacy)
end the embargo and all restrictions on travel, cosponsor S 721

end the embargo, cosponsor HR 654
[web does not offer personalized donation pages]

end all restrictions on family travel and remittances

Richardson (withdrew candidacy)
favors family travel and remittances, begin lifting embargo if political prisoners released

favors family travel but not remittances

Biden (withdrew candidacy)
has voted for travel but not on record during campaign

supports Bush policy with exception only for family emergencies


has cosponsored HR 654 to end all restrictions on travel , supports end of embargo
[web site does not offer a personalized donation page: read full position here]

All other Republican candidates endorse the Bush Administration's harsh restrictions on travel.

To support legislation to end all travel restrictions, go to

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