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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Survey of 2022 Senate campaign websites

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  • 2022_IN_Senate: Braun.senate.gov Official site, "Disconnected from reality - Senator Braun on EPA's new proposed emissions standards," April 12, 2023, (Link)
  • 2022 Louisiana Senate: campaign website ChambersForLouisiana, 10/12/22, (Link)
  • 2022 Louisiana Senate campaign website LukeMixon.com, 10/12/22, (Link)
  • 2022 Alaska Senate campaign website ChesbroForAlaska.com, 10/7/22, (Link)
  • 2022 CT Senate campaign website Flynn2022USSenate.com, 10/4/22, (Link)
     OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
        Alex Lasry: Ensure access to abortion and reproductive care.
        Cheri Beasley: Repeal Hyde Amendment; codify Roe v. Wade.
        Chris Van Hollen: Co-sponsored bill protecting right to travel for abortion.
        Chris Van Hollen: Fierce defender of a woman's right to reproductive choice.
        Dan Whitfield: Pro-choice but focus on sex ed & access to contraceptives.
        Dave Schatz: The Missouri Way made it most pro-life state in the nation.
        David McCormick: Staunchly pro-life; life begins at conception.
        Gerald Malloy: Pro life: let States and People decide rather than courts.
        Jim Lamon: Stop taxpayer funding of abortions, local and international.
        Joan Farr: Adoption is the answer for unborn children.
        Joan Farr: When sperm and egg unite it is God's will it should be born.
        Joe O`Dea: Supports a nationwide ban on late-term abortion.
        Justin Olson: 100% Pro-Life voting record, defunded Planned Parenthood.
        Latham Saddler: Will fight to protect the lives of all our unborn children.
        Leora Levy: Signed pledge she believes life begins at conception.
        Madison Horn: Restore a woman's right to decide when to have a family.
        Mark Brnovich: Argued to overturn Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood v. Casey.
        Mark Brnovich: As Attorney General, weighed in on a dozen pro-life cases.
        Mark Holland: Defend the right of every woman to bodily autonomy.
        Mehmet Oz: Knows how precious life is and is 100% Pro-Life.
        Michael Franken: Supports a woman's full autonomy for her health and body.
        Michael Franken: I will make codifying Roe a top priority.
        Michael J. Steele: Supports choice, but make sure all options are known.
        Mick McGuire: Congress must end funding relating to abortion.
        Mike Durant: 100% pro-life, overturn Roe v. Wade; opposes choice.
        Natalie Fleming: Stopping abortion at an abortion clinic is too late.
        Natalie James: Support safe access to reproductive services.
        Pat McCrory: Promote sanctity of life, religious freedom.
        Rick Becker: I support life from conception to natural death.
        Thomas McDermott: God gives no one a right to control another person's body.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Pols get out of the damn way on personal medical decisions.
        Val Arkoosh: We need to codify Roe v. Wade immediately.
        Will Boyd: Funding for organizations providing women's healthcare.
        Gary Chambers: Codify Roe v. Wade, repeal the Hyde Amendment.
        Luke Mixon: I would vote to codify Roe and protect women's health care.
        Pat Chesbro: Fight for women's medical care including abortion.
    Budget & Economy
        Alex Lasry: Use American materials for federal infrastructure projects.
        Alex Lasry: Infrastructure includes upgrading public transportation.
        Bernie Moreno: Make unemployment benefits a mechanism of last resort.
        Bernie Moreno: Put our fiscal house in order; cut spending.
        Bob McDermott: Wasteful, undisciplined fiscal policy perpetuates dependence.
        Brian Bengs: Military spending is an important part of state economy.
        Cheri Beasley: Invest in infrastructure; support small towns.
        Chris Van Hollen: Proud to have supported the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
        Dave Schatz: Balance the federal budget, get inflation under control.
        David McCormick: Support small businesses; get government out of the way.
        Eli Bremer: Taxes, government expenses should be kept low.
        Evan McMullin: Pass balanced budget legislation.
        Gerald Malloy: Reduce the size of Federal Government, spend within budget.
        Herschel Walker: Best way to help people succeed: don't give them a handout.
        James Vandermaas: Infrastructure projects will create jobs now, in the future.
        Jim Lamon: Will never sign up for an increase in the Federal Budget.
        Joe O`Dea: The biggest driver of inflation is the embrace of socialism.
        Justin Olson: Decrease the size, scope and reach of the federal government.
        Kathy Salvi: Grow the economy through a small, limited government.
        Kelly Tshibaka: Cut hundreds of millions from state spending over 5 years.
        Luke Mixon: Infrastructure spending is not "stupid," it's what's needed.
        Madison Horn: Pass balanced budget legislation, reduce earmarks.
        Mark Holland: Smart federal spending grows the public sector.
        Markwayne Mullin: Time to balance the budget and rein in federal spending.
        Mehmet Oz: President Biden's reckless spending has led to inflation.
        Michael J. Steele: Investment in infrastructure will create jobs.
        Natalie James: Fund projects strengthening under-served communities.
        Natalie James: Prioritize assistance to small and minority businesses.
        Pat McCrory: Creating jobs, cutting taxes, spending smarter.
        Rick Becker: The budget must be balanced; wasteful spending must be cut.
        Ron Hanks: At all levels government is too big and spends too much.
        Thomas McDermott: Farm community needs a strong and fair safety net.
        Luke Mixon: I support the bipartisan infrastructure deal.
    Civil Rights
        Alex Lasry: Systemic racism is ingrained in our society.
        Alex Lasry: I am a strong supporter of the Equality Act.
        Cheri Beasley: Will fight to pass Equal Rights Amendment.
        Cheri Beasley: Ensure protections for LGBTQ veterans and service members.
        Chris Van Hollen: Fighting for gender and LGBT equality.
        Dan Whitfield: No discrimination for sexual orientation or identity.
        Eli Bremer: Biden undercut Title IX, women's sports no longer protected.
        Evan McMullin: Condemn bigotry including based on sexual orientation.
        Jane Timken: Critical Race Theory is Marxist, divisive, racist ideology.
        Joan Farr: Against gay marriage & others laws favoring a small minority.
        Madison Horn: Expand hate crime laws to include gender, personal identity.
        Mark Holland: Stop criminalizing gender identity & other social issues.
        Mike Durant: Radicals redefine American values with Critical Race Theory.
        Rick Becker: No money for racist critical theory & identity politics.
        Sharif Street: Add LGBT protection in our non-discrimination laws.
        Sharif Street: Against discrimination based on religion or lack of one.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Protect marriage equality because love is love.
        Val Arkoosh: Would be first woman physician elected to the Senate.
        Val Arkoosh: For Equality Act to protect LGBTQ+ community.
        Will Boyd: Close the gender wage gap & champion race relations.
        Will Boyd: Add LGBTQIA to the Civil Rights Act of 1965.
        Gary Chambers: Legally protect sexual orientation, gender identity.
        Luke Mixon: I support marriage equality, would vote to make it law.
        Natalie James: Revoke tax breaks for corporations that outsource US jobs.
        Alex Lasry: Ban chokeholds, no-knock warrants, end qualified immunity.
        Bernie Moreno: We must stand together to "defend the police".
        Cheri Beasley: End cash bail, some mandatory minimum sentences.
        Dan Whitfield: Need to reform, not "defund," the police.
        David McCormick: Will always back and support law enforcement officials.
        Eric Schmitt: Launched Cold Case Unit, testing backlog of rape kits.
        Evan McMullin: Our criminal justice system must treat everyone equally.
        Gerald Malloy: Fund our Police; preserve order to enjoy freedoms.
        Herschel Walker: Defunding the police is a ridiculous idea.
        Jeff Bartos: Against "Defund the Police," police need to be fully funded.
        Jim Lamon: Guarantee law enforcement qualified immunity.
        Joan Farr: Overhaul legal system, stop innocents from being jailed.
        Joe O`Dea: Defunding the police isn't just bad; it's morally wrong.
        John Fetterman: Overhauled clemency process, recommended more commutations.
        Justin Olson: Strong supporter of law enforcement professionals.
        Kathy Salvi: I will always stand with the police and the rule of law.
        Mark Walker: Support law enforcement, criminal justice reform.
        Michael Franken: Make our criminal justice system work fairly for everyone.
        Michael J. Steele: Opposes death penalty; innocent people have been executed.
        Michael J. Steele: Supports Rapid Response for battered women.
        Natalie James: End Qualified Immunity, end mass incarceration.
        Pat McCrory: No sanctuary cities, support police, election security.
        Sharif Street: Allow life sentence convictions to be open to parole.
        Tammy Baldwin: Criminal justice system needs review to ensure fairness.
        Themis Klarides: Against legislation removing important police protections.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Support robust funding for law enforcement, first responders.
        Val Arkoosh: Train our police in de-escalation techniques.
        Will Boyd: Seek equal sentences for equal justice.
        Gary Chambers: End military equipment going to civilian law enforcement.
        Luke Mixon: We need to invest in police departments, improve training.
        Bernie Moreno: Get tough on the illicit distribution and sale of opioids.
        David Roth: For evidence-based programs to reduce substance abuse.
        John Fetterman: Listening tour, report got governor to support legalization.
        Sharif Street: Emerging cannabis industry could boost job opportunities.
        Thomas McDermott: Time for the federal government to legalize marijuana.
        Tiffany Smiley: We have a fentanyl crisis because we have a border crisis.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Prioritize funding to make opioid treatment more accessible.
        Val Arkoosh: Decriminalize marijuana, reform on nonviolent drug offenses.
        Gary Chambers: Fully legalize marijuana at the state and federal level.
        Alex Padilla: Expanded after school programs; reduced class sizes.
        Bernie Moreno: I will fight hard to expand school choice.
        Cheri Beasley: Reform student loan programs; increase funds for HBCUs.
        Cheri Beasley: For universal pre-K, close funding gaps between districts.
        Chris Van Hollen: For universal pre-K, invest in public schools.
        David Roth: Incentivize states to invest more in education.
        Gerald Malloy: Parents decide what is and isn't taught to their children.
        James Vandermaas: Universal pre-K, appropriate compensation of teachers.
        James Vandermaas: Finance college through Community Service Payback Program.
        Jim Lamon: Empower parents to oversee content of teaching materials.
        Joan Farr: In favor of prayer and spanking being put back in schools.
        Justin Olson: Critical race theory is harmful divisive ideology.
        Kathy Salvi: Parents are the primary educators of their children.
        Krystle Matthews: Ensure a free, quality, public education from preschool on.
        Leora Levy: Always defend Parental Rights and Freedom of Choice.
        Madison Horn: Expand early childhood education and ensure quality K-12.
        Mark Brnovich: Sued to strike down in-state tuition for DACA recipients.
        Mark Brnovich: Give religious schools equal access to choice tax credits.
        Mark Brnovich: Give religious schools access to school choice tax credits.
        Mark Holland: Public schools are backbone of local economic development.
        Mark Meuser: Schools are failing children.
        Mark Meuser: Funding should follow the student rather than fund systems.
        Mark Walker: Has championed school choice; empower parents and students.
        Mehmet Oz: Extreme left indoctrinating kids with anti-American ideology.
        Mehmet Oz: Will fight for more school choice for all Americans.
        Michael J. Steele: Offer student debt relief, student debt forgiveness.
        Natalie Fleming: Allow bankruptcy filers to clear student debt.
        Natalie James: Strengthen public school system; prioritize Pre-K education.
        Rick Becker: Supports abolishing the federal Department of Education.
        Sharif Street: Free state college for family incomes under $110,000.
        Tammy Baldwin: Urges funding to help at-risk students' access to education.
        Ted Budd: Member of the Home School Legal Defense Association.
        Thomas McDermott: Created local full-tuition college scholarship program.
        Thomas McDermott: We must do more to support public education.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Supports two years of universal preschool.
        Val Arkoosh: COVID: Showed tears realizing what her own teens had lost.
        Val Arkoosh: Supports funding of public schools, childcare, Pre-K.
        Will Boyd: Ensure that no public dollars go to support private schools.
        Will Boyd: Close gap between cost of living and cost of education.
        Gary Chambers: Supports a fully-funded public education system.
        Gary Chambers: Recruit Black male teachers for K-5th grade.
        Luke Mixon: Make quality, affordable Pre-K available to every child.
        Pat Chesbro: Fully support strengthening public education.
    Energy & Oil
        Alex Lasry: I support transitioning to 100% clean electricity by 2035.
        Alex Padilla: Got state agency to increase use of renewable energy.
        Alex Padilla: 2006: for solar power, modernizing electrical grid.
        Bob McDermott: I want cheap abundant energy that all Americans can access.
        Brian Bengs: Speed the transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources.
        Cheri Beasley: Reduce carbon emissions by 50 percent by 2030.
        David McCormick: Needn't choose between clean environment & affordable energy.
        Eli Bremer: We must maintain and increase our production capabilities.
        Gerald Malloy: Promote US independence across all forms of Energy.
        Herschel Walker: Will fight to make America energy independent once again.
        James Vandermaas: Wind & solar power cuts our dependence on foreign oil.
        James Vandermaas: Encourage transition to "nearly free" wind and solar energy.
        Jeff Bartos: Natural gas is key to future of Pennsylvania's economy.
        Jim Lamon: Close the Department of Energy, eliminate bureaucratic drag.
        Joan Farr: Climate change is real, but we can only do so much.
        Joan Farr: Don't spend exorbitant amounts to stop climate change.
        Kathy Salvi: Increase our production of all types of energy.
        Madison Horn: Invest in clean sources of energy to diversify our supply.
        Mandela Barnes: Launch a national green bank to fund clean energy projects.
        Mark Brnovich: Challenged carbon regulations as "back door Green New Deal".
        Mark Holland: Needn't choose between vibrant economy and a livable planet.
        Michael Franken: The fate of our planet should not be a partisan issue.
        Michael J. Steele: I will fight for the green business in North Dakota.
        Natalie James: Advocate for equity in developing clean energy economy.
        Rick Becker: We must stop subsidizing "clean" and alternative fuels.
        Ron Hanks: Saw benefits of energy independence, hydraulic fracturing.
        Sharif Street: Put Pennsylvania on track to 100% renewable energy by 2050.
        Thomas McDermott: Focus on clean energy jobs, reduce carbon footprint.
        Tiffany Smiley: US should adopt all-of-the-above approach to energy policies.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: We need to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
        Val Arkoosh: Supports federal efforts to ban fracking nationwide.
        Will Boyd: Invest in renewable energy, but include coal in the mix.
        Gary Chambers: Supports the Green New Deal, environmental justice.
        Luke Mixon: Louisiana will continue to be an oil and gas state.
        Pat Chesbro: Harness the great potential for renewable energy.
        Alex Lasry: I strongly support keeping public lands in public hands.
        Alex Lasry: I support repealing Trump rollbacks of emission standards.
        Chris Van Hollen: Require polluters to pay to clean up their messes.
        Evan McMullin: Develop water conservation practices and infrastructure.
        Michael J. Steele: I support EPA guidelines, will fight for strong regulations.
        Natalie James: Reverse Trump's EPA war on environmental justice.
        Will Boyd: Ensure access to clean drinking water and clean air for all.
    Families & Children
        Cheri Beasley: Pass Federal Paid Family and Medical leave.
        Luke Mixon: Parents should have access to affordable child care.
        Natalie Fleming: Respect, love everyone; support traditional family.
        Sharif Street: Every woman deserves access to affordable childcare.
        Tammy Baldwin: Treatment foster care helps kids stay out of institutions.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Paid sick leave is good for the economy.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Restore and expand Child Tax Credit; make it permanent.
        Will Boyd: Oppose efforts to limit Family and Medical Leave Act.
        Luke Mixon: Make daycare more affordable so both parents can work.
        Pat Chesbro: Reinstate and expand the 2021 Child Tax Credit.
    Foreign Policy
        Alex Lasry: US/Israel alliance special, for two-state solution.
        Bernie Moreno: Always, always, put America First!
        Bernie Moreno: United States must always stand unequivocally with Israel.
        Brian Bengs: Preserving close relationship with allies makes us all safer.
        David McCormick: Sanction China for its crimes; reparations for COVID.
        Eli Bremer: I support full funding of the U.S. commitment to Israel.
        Evan McMullin: Strengthen our alliances with other free nations.
        Gerald Malloy: Don't make unenforceable treaties with untrustworthy allies.
        Jeff Bartos: Let people sue China for COVID, prosecute IP theft.
        Kathy Salvi: Congress needs to reassert its authority on foreign policy.
        Latham Saddler: He is determined that Communist China will not prevail.
        Latham Saddler: A strong, united America makes the world more secure.
        Leora Levy: Maintain an unbreakable alliance between the US and Israel.
        Leora Levy: American Policy should include regime change in Iran.
        Nathan Dahm: Support an America First foreign policy.
        Ron Hanks: Biden is an agent under the influence of a foreign power.
        Sarah Godlewski: Did microfinance work in rural India.
        John Flynn: I believe in securing Christian values as a pro-Israel ally.
    Free Trade
        Bernie Moreno: Only support trade agreements that put American jobs first.
        Cheri Beasley: Common sense policies on tariffs, expand markets for farmers.
        Chris Van Hollen: Counter illegal trade practices of China and others.
        Dave Schatz: Demand fair trade deals putting American first.
        Gerald Malloy: Wants a comprehensive review US Trade and Import practices.
        James Vandermaas: Tariffs and trade war with China put our farmers at risk.
        Jim Lamon: Tariff goods coming from China, India and other countries.
        Justin Olson: Teach the importance of free markets and capitalism.
        Madison Horn: Increase international technological collaboration.
        Mandela Barnes: Will only back trade deals that puts Wisconsin first.
        Mark Meuser: Encourage US manufacturing, don't rely on foreign industry.
        Mehmet Oz: We need to focus on creating jobs here in America.
        Michael J. Steele: Help farmers sell their products at the best prices.
        Mike Durant: 100% pro-Trump, wants to get tougher with China on trade.
        Natalie James: Expand market access; fight trade policies hurting farmers.
        Val Arkoosh: For robust Buy America policies, incentivize retaining jobs.
        Will Boyd: Oppose agreements without recognized workers' rights.
        Luke Mixon: Time to rely on American workers more than foreign nations.
    Government Reform
        Alex Lasry: Active advocate for making it easier for people to vote.
        Alex Lasry: Overturn Citizens United, no corporate PAC money.
        Alex Lasry: We must eliminate the filibuster.
        Alex Padilla: Implemented same-day voter registration.
        Bernie Moreno: All politicians do is talk; I strongly support term limits.
        Bernie Moreno: Cut red tape and reduce regulatory burden on economy.
        Charles Booker: Remove barriers to democratic participation.
        Cheri Beasley: Congress must act urgently to protect our democracy.
        Chris Van Hollen: Fortify democracy against the "Big Lie," voter suppression.
        Dan Whitfield: Favors ranked choice voting.
        Dan Whitfield: End gerrymandering, use computer algorithm to draw lines.
        Dan Whitfield: Reform Postal Service; against privatization.
        Dan Whitfield: Lower pay for elected officials.
        David McCormick: Supports Voter ID & absentee ballot signature verification.
        David McCormick: Fully supports term limits; pledges no more than two terms.
        Eli Bremer: Agriculture is under attack with burdensome regulations.
        Evan McMullin: Oppose the intentional disenfranchisement of voters.
        Evan McMullin: We support sensible and limited regulation.
        Herschel Walker: He will fight for lower taxes, fewer government regulations.
        James Vandermaas: Keep public lands in Federal hands to preserve them.
        Joan Farr: Mail-in ballots were used to keep Trump out of office.
        Jeff Bartos: Senseless regulations drive businesses to other countries.
        Jim Lamon: National mandatory voter ID, signature verification.
        Jim Lamon: Congress must continue to cut taxes and needless regulation.
        Joan Farr: Pass Christian laws, don't pass laws favoring the minority.
        Justin Olson: Support election integrity reforms like voter ID.
        Krystle Matthews: Provide transparency between citizens and state government.
        Krystle Matthews: Restore confidence in voting system with national standard.
        Latham Saddler: Fewer regulations allow our businesses to grow and thrive.
        Madison Horn: Legalize a secure pathway for same-day voter registration.
        Mandela Barnes: Expand opportunities for early-voting, mail-in voting.
        Mandela Barnes: Don't allow Congress members to own individual stocks.
        Mark Holland: Increase access for every citizen to cast legitimate ballots.
        Mark Holland: Disclose campaign donors; end gerrymandering.
        Michael Franken: Rein in special interests through campaign finance reform.
        Michael J. Steele: Fight for voting rights for students & Native Americans.
        Mike Durant: We were robbed of Trump's second term; can't happen again.
        Rick Becker: Supports term limits for members of Congress.
        Rick Becker: Fire smug bureaucrats running roughshod over Congress.
        Rick Becker: Resist any act allowing Federal intrusion into our elections.
        Ron Hanks: Our elections NOT secure; restore election integrity.
        Sharif Street: For same-day voter registration, early voting, vote by mail.
        Ted Budd: Deregulate small businesses strangled by big government.
        Thomas McDermott: Eliminate regulations that impede growth and prosperity.
        Thomas McDermott: We need to protect the rights of every American to vote.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Voting should be as easy and accessible as possible.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Overturn Citizens United; require donor disclosure.
        Val Arkoosh: Overturn Citizens United, won't take corporate PAC money.
        Will Boyd: Support all efforts to end voter suppression.
        John Flynn: Defend elections from threats, term limits for Senators.
        Luke Mixon: Pass John Lewis Voting Rights Act; combat voter suppression.
    Gun Control
        Alex Padilla: 2006: Stopped felons from possessing body armor.
        Bernie Moreno: Our Second Amendment is currently under threat.
        Cheri Beasley: Implement common sense gun safety measures, close loopholes.
        Chris Van Hollen: Won't rest until we end epidemic of gun violence.
        Dave Schatz: The Missouri Way: protect our Second Amendment rights.
        David McCormick: Stand against extreme left who want to abolish our rights.
        Eli Bremer: Supports proper training and education around guns.
        Gerald Malloy: Support 2d Amendment; I am a gun owner.
        Herschel Walker: Confirm judges who will protect our right to bear arms.
        James Vandermaas: In favor of Comprehensive Universal Background Checks.
        Joan Farr: Supports 2nd amendment, especially with the pandemic.
        Jeff Bartos: Proud gun owner since dad gave him Glock on 21st birthday.
        Jim Lamon: I will support free speech, the 2nd Amendment.
        Joe O`Dea: Supports the 2nd amendment, endorsed by Colorado NRA.
        Justin Olson: Earned an "A" rating from the National Rifle Association.
        Kelly Tshibaka: She will fight to preserve the 2nd Amendment.
        Latham Saddler: Threats to 2d amendment are a threat to our way of life.
        Leora Levy: Firmly believes in the Right to Bear Arms.
        Mick McGuire: The right to bear arms is not optional and not up for debate.
        Mike Durant: Will fight for Constitutional Carry, opposes red flag laws.
        Natalie Fleming: Honestly, I don't care if you have a Tank in your back yard.
        Rick Becker: Eliminate existing federal statutes infringing 2nd Amendment.
        Ron Hanks: An ardent, no-compromise defender of the 2nd Amendment.
        Ted Budd: Lifetime NRA member; owns gun range and store.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Supports background checks, red flag laws.
        Val Arkoosh: Ban high-capacity magazines, assault weapons.
        Gary Chambers: Ban the sale of military-grade assault weapons.
        Pat Chesbro: Curb the epidemic of gun violence in America.
    Health Care
        Alex Lasry: Healthcare a human right, add public option to ACA.
        Alex Padilla: 2006: Fought for universal health care.
        Cheri Beasley: Expand ObamaCare with public option, expand Medicaid.
        Chris Van Hollen: Ensure universal access to affordable health care.
        Chris Van Hollen: Let Medicare negotiate prescription drug prices.
        Cindy Axne: Member of Affordable and Accessible Health Care Task Force.
        David McCormick: Government should never impose vaccine mandates.
        David Roth: Fix the gaps in the ACA, especially in under-served areas.
        Evan McMullin: Negotiate lower drug prices, expand telemedicine.
        Gerald Malloy: No Universal Healthcare but improve Medicare, Medicaid, VA.
        James Vandermaas: Proposes Dual Payer plan, free to choose primary coverage.
        Jeff Bartos: Vaccine mandate is a backbreaker for small businesses.
        Jim Lamon: Redesign or eliminate Obamacare for more efficiency.
        Joan Farr: Forced vaccines are a violation of your rights.
        Krystle Matthews: Universal health care must be a right not a privilege!
        Luke Mixon: Healthcare is a right, not a privilege.
        Madison Horn: Expand Medicare/Medicaid to include other social programs.
        Mark Brnovich: Filed first lawsuit against national COVID vaccine mandate.
        Mark Brnovich: Fighting illegal and unconstitutional COVID-19 mandates.
        Mark Holland: Healthcare is a human right, not a privilege.
        Mark Meuser: COVID isolation policy caused poor job market & inflation.
        Mehmet Oz: Elites fighting COVID pandemic took away our freedom.
        Mehmet Oz: Expand access to private sector plans for prescription drugs.
        Michael Franken: Seeks to pick up the banner of disability advocate.
        Michael Franken: Add essential vision, hearing, dental services to Medicare.
        Michael Franken: Let Medicare negotiate prescription drug prices.
        Michael J. Steele: We can give people free healthcare & free education.
        Mike Durant: Opposes mask and vaccine mandates; should be free choice.
        Natalie James: Defend and improve the Affordable Care Act.
        Natalie Fleming: Universal Catastrophic Insurance for expenses over $50,000.
        Rick Becker: Won't tolerate government COVID fearmongering and scientism.
        Ron Hanks: Federal government lies about experimental COVID vaccine.
        Sharif Street: Create a public option to compete with private insurers.
        Tammy Baldwin: Good health care for all, especially the most vulnerable.
        Thomas McDermott: Supports creation of an affordable public option.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Reduce costs so every family can have access to quality care.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Increase in-home and community services for seniors.
        Val Arkoosh: Focus on disparities in health outcomes for Black moms.
        Will Boyd: Support a health care program affordable to all.
        Gary Chambers: Medicare for All, healthcare is a right not a privilege.
        John Flynn: Affordable healthcare that won't impose on personal freedom.
        Luke Mixon: Life-saving drugs should be affordable.
    Homeland Security
        Bernie Moreno: A strong American military is the only way to ensure peace.
        Cheri Beasley: Increase resources for veterans, military families.
        Dan Whitfield: Invest in the VA: education on bases for soldiers' children.
        Dave Schatz: Have the strongest, best-equipped, and most agile military.
        David McCormick: Advocate for resources for military and veterans.
        Eli Bremer: Our defense industrial complex needs to modernize.
        Herschel Walker: Invest heavily in our military to ensure we have the best.
        Kendra Horn: In Congress served on the House Armed Services Committee.
        Latham Saddler: Work to ensure our common defense as a top priority.
        Leora Levy: A powerful military reinforces the efficacy of diplomacy.
        Luke Mixon: My desire to serve was inspired by my grandfather.
        Madison Horn: Help veterans receive higher education, skills training.
        Mark Walker: Improve care and service to veterans.
        Markwayne Mullin: Nation must honor its commitments to veterans.
        Markwayne Mullin: Let military do their jobs with every tool available.
        Mick McGuire: For restoring tuition reimbursement for National Guard.
        Natalie Fleming: Fully prepared military but we must teach peace.
        Pat McCrory: Invest in military, protect veterans, defend rights.
        Rick Becker: Must work to reduce our military footprint around the world.
        Sarah Godlewski: Worked with Pentagon on variety of projects.
        Tammy Baldwin: Full federal benefits to National Guard COVID fighters.
        Thomas McDermott: Ensure our veterans get the care and services they deserve.
        Val Arkoosh: Robust funding for military installations & veteran benefits.
        Gary Chambers: Cut defense budget; support nuclear disarmament.
        Bernie Moreno: I support building a wall on Southern border.
        Bob McDermott: Open border policy is harmful to American security.
        Cheri Beasley: Pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
        Chris Van Hollen: Co-sponsor of comprehensive immigration reform initiatives.
        David McCormick: Stop illegal immigration; finish building the Wall.
        David Roth: I support a pathway to citizenship for the DREAMers.
        Eli Bremer: We must stop unbridled illegal border crossings.
        Evan McMullin: We are committed to a pluralistic society, diverse nation.
        Gerald Malloy: Put up the wall, enforce the law, stop criminals.
        Herschel Walker: Secure our southern border, fix the immigration problem.
        James Vandermaas: Expedite asylum requests, implement DACA, re-task ICE.
        Jeff Bartos: Secure the border, cut funding for sanctuary cities.
        Jim Lamon: Rescind all Chinese Visas, end birthright citizenship.
        Josh Mandel: We need a fighter who will fight to build the wall.
        Justin Olson: Finish the wall; verify immigration status for jobs.
        Kathy Salvi: Secure border from drugs, terrorists, dangerous criminals.
        Latham Saddler: For a physical and technological wall on southern border.
        Leora Levy: Closing our borders is paramount in the pursuit of safety.
        Luke Holland: Build the wall, ensure resources for border agents.
        Madison Horn: Protect DREAMers who came to the U.S. as children.
        Mandela Barnes: Fight for pathway to citizenship for immigrant farm workers.
        Mark Meuser: Don't defund the border patrol.
        Mark Meuser: Strengthen law enforcement's ability to protect the border.
        Mehmet Oz: We need to have a secure border with a barrier to protect us.
        Michael J. Steele: For border security, but against building a wall.
        Mick McGuire: No border, no security; No security, no country.
        Mike Durant: Build the wall, no pathway to citizenship for "illegals".
        Nathan Dahm: Secure our borders; stop Critical Race Theory.
        Rick Becker: Secure our border immediately; finish building the wall.
        Ron Hanks: Won't let nation fall into ruin, must re-secure our borders.
        Tammy Baldwin: Supports immigrants in US and immigration reform.
        Val Arkoosh: Fair pathway to citizenship for those willing to work for it.
        Gary Chambers: Reform immigration and immigration policy.
        John Flynn: My Foreign Relations Priority: Secure Borders.
        Alex Lasry: 25% of service contracts to minority/disadvantaged business.
        Alex Lasry: Pass the PRO Act to protect unions, empower workers.
        Alex Lasry: We pay all our employees family-sustaining wages.
        Cheri Beasley: Strong supporter of labor movement, PRO Act.
        James Vandermaas: Create regional minimum wage based on local economy.
        James Vandermaas: Equal compensation for equal work.
        Jim Lamon: I will work to eliminate the right to strike for teachers.
        Krystle Matthews: Minimum wage should rise in value equal to cost of living.
        Luke Mixon: Critical to guarantee right to join or form a union.
        Madison Horn: Became an advocate for diversifying the cybersecurity field.
        Madison Horn: Support providing livable wages to hard working Americans.
        Mandela Barnes: Supports raising minimum wage to $15 an hour.
        Mandela Barnes: Strengthen unions, oppose Right to Work laws.
        Michael Franken: Fairness means equal pay for equal work.
        Sharif Street: Strengthen workers ability to collectively bargain.
        Sharif Street: Increase minimum wage to $12, increase to $15/hour by 2025.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Guarantee equal pay for equal work.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Support PRO Act: advocate for right of workers to unionize.
        Will Boyd: Support Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.
        Will Boyd: Raise minimum wage to $20, then to a Living Wage.
        Gary Chambers: Supports the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.
        Gary Chambers: Raise minimum wage to $15/hour.
        Luke Mixon: Increase the minimum wage so people are fairly compensated.
        Pat Chesbro: Protect right to organize, support the PRO Act.
    Principles & Values
        Alex Lasry: Senior VP of Milwaukee Bucks; raised team's activism.
        Alex Padilla: Son of Mexican immigrants; taught him value of education.
        Alex Padilla: Became a teenage activist on crime, environmental racism.
        Bernie Moreno: Running to protect the American dream.
        Bernie Moreno: We need to protect Trump's victories & amazing achievements.
        Bernie Moreno: Confirm judges to defend Constitution and state's rights.
        Bob McDermott: Faith in God part of moral crucible forming political views.
        Brian Bengs: Smaller, close-knit community made him feel connected.
        Charles Booker: Build broad coalitions; break down barriers of race & class.
        Cheri Beasley: Established coalition of legal, community and faith leaders.
        Dave Schatz: Values of honesty, integrity, hard work were instilled in me.
        Dave Schatz: Trust Americans to run their lives & God to direct our steps.
        David McCormick: America is exceptional; will stand up against wokeness.
        Evan McMullin: Political extremes don't represent the majority.
        Evan McMullin: Uphold Constitution as inviolable and collective contract.
        Gary Chambers: Lives by the motto "Do Good, Seek Justice" (Isaiah 1:17).
        Herschel Walker: Putting Georgia and Georgians first.
        Herschel Walker: With God's help will bring conservative value to Washington.
        James Vandermaas: Constitution designed to force officials to compromise.
        Jeff Bartos: The only candidate with meaningful ties to the state.
        Jim Lamon: Our rights don't come from government, they come from God.
        Joan Farr: Enough lawyers in Congress; she's a regular person.
        Joan Farr: Bible should trump any of our laws.
        Joan Farr: If Jesus was alive he wouldn't be a member of either party.
        Joe O`Dea: America is the greatest nation in the history of humankind.
        John Fetterman: Mentored young boy whose parents had died of AIDS.
        John Fetterman: Doesn't live in Lt. Gov.'s mansion; but opened pool to kids.
        Justin Olson: Committed to confirming conservative justices.
        Latham Saddler: It is time for my generation of leaders to step up.
        Latham Saddler: MLB reacting to voter suppression is "cancel culture".
        Latham Saddler: Georgia is the most patriotic state in America.
        Leora Levy: Knows what happens when Communism conquers a country.
        Leora Levy: America's founding was a miracle.
        Luke Holland: America is the greatest country on earth.
        Luke Mixon: Instilled with ideals of duty, honor, and loyalty.
        Madison Horn: A tribal citizen of the sovereign Cherokee Nation.
        Madison Horn: Counter partisan extremism; seek bipartisan solutions.
        Mark Brnovich: Church attendance is clearly an "essential activity".
        Mark Holland: We're the greatest nation, we need to teach honest history.
        Mark Holland: I firmly believe in separation of church and state.
        Mark Meuser: Vote twice: short-term and long-term Senate on same ballot.
        Mehmet Oz: Immigrant father loved US; saw deep darkness of alternatives.
        Mehmet Oz: We need to expand the role of religious institutions.
        Michael J. Steele: I believe the church and the Bible created the first laws.
        Mick McGuire: America is the greatest country in the history of the world.
        Mick McGuire: Will always oppose infringement of our constitutional rights.
        Mike Durant: America is a beacon of hope and freedom for entire world.
        Natalie Fleming: Natalie has been through the literal fires of hell.
        Nathan Dahm: We need Proven Republican Fighters, like Trump.
        Rick Becker: We need to put North Dakota First and America First!
        Ron Hanks: Defend our God-given right to life, liberty, and property.
        John Flynn: Supports efforts to Make America Great Again.
        T.W. Shannon: The radical left hates America; I love this country.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Trudy's faith and Jesuit education instilled her core values.
        Val Arkoosh: I am ready to call Republicans on their BS and get to work.
        Pat Chesbro: Make this world a more inclusive place.
    Social Security
        Alex Lasry: Expand Medicare to cover vision, hearing, and dental.
        Cindy Axne: Stop cuts to benefits for current and future retirees.
        James Vandermaas: We paid into Social Security, we are actually entitled to it.
        Jim Lamon: Give workers the option of Universal Savings Accounts.
        Michael Franken: Make all earnings subject to the Social Security tax.
        Michael J. Steele: Save Social Security & Medicare by raising corporate taxes.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Won't support cutting benefits, raising retirement age.
        Will Boyd: Oppose privatization of Social Security; protect benefits.
    Tax Reform
        Alex Lasry: Corporate tax breaks for companies doing the right thing.
        Alex Lasry: Wealthy must pay fair share, but also focus on raising wages.
        Bernie Moreno: Protect historic tax cuts signed by Trump.
        Brian Bengs: Supports a wealth tax for households over $50 million.
        Chris Van Hollen: End tax giveaways to the super wealthy, invest in country.
        James Vandermaas: Trickle-up tax relief plans can stimulate and grow economy.
        James Vandermaas: Change tax policy to advantage of middle class, not top 1-2%.
        Jeff Bartos: Cut spending and waste, give working families tax breaks.
        Joe O`Dea: Signed pledge to oppose any and all tax increases.
        Kelly Tshibaka: Make Trump cuts permanent, extend business tax exemptions.
        Luke Holland: Follow the Trump playbook: lower taxes; expand opportunity.
        Mandela Barnes: Expand Child Tax Credit, Earned Income Tax Credit.
        Mark Brnovich: Let states use COVID relief money for cutting state taxes.
        Mark Walker: Cut taxes for middle income families, for balanced budget.
        Michael Franken: Eliminate Trump tax cuts benefiting the wealthiest Americans.
        Tammy Baldwin: Trump tax bill only helps rich who don't need the money.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: End corporate tax cuts that unfairly benefitted wealthy CEOs.
        Val Arkoosh: Corporations, wealthy must pay their share.
        Gary Chambers: Make corporations and the ultrawealthy pay their fair share.
        John Flynn: I object to additional taxes during a pandemic or otherwise.
        Alex Lasry: Ensure access to high speed affordable internet for all.
        Alex Padilla: Bill created statewide Earthquake Early Warning System.
        Bernie Moreno: Pass smart legislation that holds Big Tech accountable.
        Brian Bengs: Congress can't ignore impact of automation on job market.
        Eli Bremer: We need to address the sickness caused by social media.
        Joan Farr: 5G gave my family COVID, under U.N. directive Agenda 21/30.
        Joan Farr: Abolish 5G; it gave a family member COVID.
        Madison Horn: Deliver on the promise of expanding broadband access.
        Michael Franken: Information wars are a global threat with local consequences.
        Mike Durant: Big Tech has censored the voices of conservatives.
        Sharif Street: Continue to invest in electric vehicle infrastructure.
        Thomas McDermott: Dramatically strengthen broadband coverage across the state.
        John Flynn: 5G exposes people to EMF radiation & causes cancer.
    War & Peace
        Bernie Moreno: If you mess with the US, there'll be severe consequences.
        Bernie Moreno: Take any action necessary to prevent Iranian nukes.
        Jane Timken: Biden should resign, or be impeached, for Afghan withdrawal.
        Jim Lamon: Congress should have a say in the decision to go to war.
        Joe O`Dea: When America shows weakness, the world is less safe.
        Mark Meuser: Foreign policy weakness allowed Russian invasion of Ukraine.
        Mehmet Oz: For leaving Afghanistan but Biden surrendered to Taliban.
        Mike Durant: Held as POW in Somalia when his Blackhawk was shot down.
        Mike Durant: Should have declared victory in Afghanistan.
        Rick Becker: Stop wasting lives and resources on endless wars.
    Welfare & Poverty
        Cheri Beasley: We must expand homelessness prevention programs.
        Joan Farr: Get Out of Debt Plan has rich paying off others debts.
        Michael J. Steele: Will strongly fight for affordable housing.
        Trudy Busch Valentine: Invest in programs for affordable housing.

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