Starting in mid-2013, Senate candidates produced and aired politicial advertisements.
In modern campaigns, ads might be on TV, but also might be via email, web video, Tweets, or other social media.
OnTheIssues.org reviews those ads for relevant issue content, including opponents' responses when available.
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
John Cornyn: Endorsed by Texas Right to Life.
Steve Stockman: AdWatch: If babies had guns, they wouldn't be aborted.
Budget & Economy|
Rick Wade: AdWatch: 5 years in Washington on failed $787B stimulus.
Rick Weiland: Federal shutdown is more than wrong; it is shameful.
Terri Lynn Land: AdWatch: No discrimination, but "no comment" on gay- bashing.
Scott Brown: AdWatch: Loosened financial reform regulations.
Energy & Oil|
Mark Begich: Drill in the Arctic Ocean; drill in National Forests.
Mitch McConnell: AdWatch: Fights EPA regulation on coal production.
Shelley Moore Capito: AdWatch: Fights back against Obama's war on coal.
Brian Schatz: OpEd: Schatz promotes wind turbines requiring huge subsidies.
Families & Children|
Chris McDaniel: Hip-hop culture values prison more than college.
Karen Handel: FactCheck: Only $2.2M on USAID pottery in Morocco, not $27M.
Ben Sasse: AdWatch: Campaign film "The Outsider", after years in DC.
Rick Wade: Washington is broken.
Mark Pryor: Government shutdown is reckless & irresponsible.
Rick Weiland: Voluntarily limit campaign contributions to maximum of $100.
Chris McDaniel: Blames rising gun violence on "hip-hop" culture.
Mead Treadwell: Address school shootings with national mental health push.
Steve Stockman: AR-15 giveaway: the perfect Mother's Day gift.
Dan Sullivan: AdWatch: Washington is broken; including ObamaCare.
Mark Begich: AdWatch: Promised we could keep our plans under ObamaCare.
Jeff Merkley: 2009: "Keep your insurance"; 2014: fix ObamaCare so you can.
Kay Hagan: AdWatch: Hagan promised wrongly that all can keep insurance.
Mary Landrieu: AdWatch: Promised wrongly that all can keep insurance.
Thom Tillis: AdWatch: ObamaCare is a disaster.
Jeanne Shaheen: AdWatch: Falsely promised all people could keep insurance.
Mark Begich: AdWatch: Begich supports ObamaCare for Alaskans.
Thom Tillis: AdWatch: TV PAC attack on ObamaCare is a "badge of honor".
Natalie Tennant: FactCheck: GOP says 147,000 lose insurance; really 8,800.
Jason Conger: Delay health plan cancellations due to ObamaCare.
Doug Truax: AdWatch: ObamaCare does more harm to middle class than good.
Bruce Braley: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Gary Peters: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Jeanne Shaheen: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Jeff Merkley: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Kay Hagan: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Mark Begich: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Mark Pryor: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Mark Udall: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Mark Warner: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Mary Landrieu: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Richard Durbin: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Bill Cassidy: AdWatch: propose ObamaCare-lite plan in state legislature.
Kay Hagan: AdWatch: Voted against consumers keeping pre-ObamaCare plans.
Mary Landrieu: Let consumers keep health plans, but only if told options.
Tom Cotton: Federal shut down to force ObamaCare delay by one year.
Tom Cotton: FactCheck: No special subsidies for congressional staff.
Chris McDaniel: Waterboarding was effective on suspected 9/11 terrorists.
John Walsh: OpEd: Walsh was fair about National Guard Association dues.
Principles & Values|
Alison Grimes: AdWatch: Grimes' opponent offered deal to drop out.
Mark Pryor: Campaign theme: Pryor is responsible, Cotton is reckless.
John Walsh: AdWatch: "Big Sky buyoff" to appoint Walsh to Senate early.
Mark Pryor: AdWatch: I believe in God and I believe in His word.
Paul Broun: Separation of church and state is a mistaken idea.
Jack Kingston: Endorsed by McIntosh County Commissioner over Handel.
Karen Handel: Endorsed by McIntosh County Commissioner before Kingston.
Doug Truax: The Great Experiment known as America shines brightly.
War & Peace|
Gary Peters: Undecided on military intervention in Syria.
Terri Lynn Land: No military intervention in Syria.
Welfare & Poverty|
Shenna Bellows: No one in Washington stands up for people who are hurting.
Brian Schatz: 100% score on the National Food Policy Scorecard.