| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Cory Booker: OpEd: In mainstream of NJ, supporting abortion rights.
Steve Lonegan: Opposes abortion rights.
Budget & Economy|
Steve Lonegan: Opposes Hurricane Sandy funding; funding needs more scrutiny.
Cory Booker: Supports gay marriage: We are all equal under the law.
Cory Booker: African-Americans & gays should both be equal under the law.
Steve Lonegan: Same-sex marriage should be decided by voting, not judges.
Cory Booker: Launch Fatherhood Center and pro-bono legal help for ex-cons.
Cory Booker: Police overhaul to change cronyism, favoritism, and cynicism.
Cory Booker: Applied "broken windows theory" in Newark policing.
Cory Booker: Never attracted to drink and drugs, even as teenager.
Cory Booker: Supports school voucher proposal, like other Democrats.
Rush Holt: Investments in higher education keep American Dream alive.
Cory Booker: $120 million for "Teachers Village" where educators live.
Energy & Oil|
Cory Booker: Has never taken a public position on a carbon tax.
Steve Lonegan: OpEd: wants to gut environmental regulations.
Cory Booker: Vegetarian because of environmental impact of eating meat.
Frank Pallone: Relax restrictions on over-fishing to help fishermen.
Families & Children|
Steve Lonegan: Marriage is the greatest institution; no kids for gays.
Cory Booker: China is engaging in unfair trade practices.
Cory Booker: ObamaCare needs to be improved, but is helping people now.
Steve Lonegan: ObamaCare is an absolute train wreck.
Cory Booker: Control healthcare cost; no comment on single-payer.
Rush Holt: Supports universal single payer system, like VA system.
Steve Lonegan: Repeal ObamaCare; no middle ground on defending liberty.
Steve Lonegan: No NSA wiretapping; stop gathering data on Americans.
Steve Lonegan: No on amnesty; tighter border security.
Principles & Values|
Cory Booker: Money to cities is ok: we're one state with one destiny.
Rush Holt: Research physicist at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab until '98.
War & Peace|
Cory Booker: Direct military intervention in Syria only as last resort.