OnTheIssues.org
Home Issues Candidates Recent Grid Archive Senate House VoteMatch_Quiz FAQs
 |   Abortion   Civil   Rights   Crime   Defense   Education   Gun   Control   Health   Care   Tax   Reform 
Kentucky
Candidates' views>>
Background
Kentucky Political Leaders

Book Reviews

(from Amazon.com)

(click a book cover for a review or click for other books on Social Security from Amazon.com)

Site Map
Home
(Main page)
Issues
(Presidential quotations organized by topic)
Candidates
(Presidential quotations organized by candidate)
Recent
(Most recent quotation for each candidate)
Issue Grid
(Summary by topic of each candidate's positions)
Candidate Grid
(Summary by candidate of positions on each topic)
Archives
(Debate and book excerpts)
House of Representatives
(112th Congress)
Senate
(112th Senate)
Governors
(50 incumbents)
Cabinet
(16 Secretaries)
Supreme Court
(9 Justices)
Mayors
(12 Big-City Mayors)
Presidents
(9 Past Presidents)
VoteMatch
(Presidential Selector and Political Affiliation 20-question quiz)
About Us
(About OnTheIssues.org)
Write Us
(Your feedback to us)
  
Governor and gubernatorial candidates
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.
    
     
Senators and senatorial candidates
House incumbents
Former Officeholders
 

Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Steve Beshear on Social Security
Democrat: Click here for Steve Beshear on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

KY 2014: 2014 KY Senate debate


Matt Bevin on Social Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for Matt Bevin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alison Grimes on Social Security
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alison Grimes on other issues.
  • Keep our promises to our nation's seniors. (Dec 2012)
Mitch McConnell on Social Security
Republican Sr Senator (KY): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mitch McConnell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Rand Paul on Social Security
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rand Paul on other issues.
  • Raise the retirement age to deal with Baby Boomers. (Feb 2011)
  • Raise retirement age gradually; allow opting out. (Feb 2011)
  • I've never challenged constitutionality of Social Security. (Oct 2010)
  • Raise the retirement age for people under age 55. (Oct 2010)
  • Social Security is a Ponzi scheme. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports private retirement accounts. (Aug 2010)

House:


Andy Barr on Social Security
Republican (District 6): Click here for Andy Barr on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ben Chandler on Social Security
Democratic Representative (KY-6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ben Chandler on other issues.
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
Brett Guthrie on Social Security
Republican (District 2): Click here for Brett Guthrie on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Thomas Massie on Social Security
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Thomas Massie on other issues.
  • Supports personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Hal Rogers on Social Security
Republican Representative (KY-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Hal Rogers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Ed Whitfield on Social Security
Republican Representative (KY-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ed Whitfield on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
John Yarmuth on Social Security
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Yarmuth on other issues.
  • I oppose privatizing Social Security. (Nov 2006)
  • No severe changes; no privatization. (Feb 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Geoff Davis on Social Security
Republican Representative (KY-4): Click here for Geoff Davis on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ernie Fletcher on Social Security
Former Republican Governor (2003-2007): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ernie Fletcher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
Paul Patton on Social Security
Former Democrat Governor (1995-2003): Click here for Paul Patton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wendell Ford on Social Security
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Wendell Ford on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted NO on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
Ken Lucas on Social Security
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ken Lucas on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 50% by the ARA, indicating a mixed record on senior issues. (Dec 2003)
Dan Mongiardo on Social Security
2010 Dem. Challenger (lost primary); currently Lt. Gov.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Mongiardo on other issues.
  • Bashes Bunning for supporting privatized Social Security. (Jun 2004)
Scotty Baesler on Social Security
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Scotty Baesler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Buckmaster on Social Security
2010 Democratic Challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Buckmaster on other issues.
  • Let citizens privately manage their retirement funds. (Jan 2010)
Jim Bunning on Social Security
Republican Jr Senator (KY): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jim Bunning on other issues.
  • Private self-managed accounts OK. (Jan 1998)
  • Voted YES on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on using the Social Security Surplus to fund tax reductions. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted YES on putting 90% of any budget surplus toward Social Security. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Jack Conway on Social Security
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; formerly Attorney General: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jack Conway on other issues.
  • Pledges to not scale back program nor raise retirement age. (Oct 2010)
  • Oppose any effort to privatize. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes private retirement accounts. (Aug 2010)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Greg Fischer on Social Security
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Greg Fischer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ernie Fletcher on Social Security
Republican (District 6): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ernie Fletcher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
Trey Grayson on Social Security
Republican 2010 Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for Trey Grayson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ron Lewis on Social Security
Republican Representative (KY-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ron Lewis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Bruce Lunsford on Social Security
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bruce Lunsford on other issues.
  • I will oppose all attempts to privatize Social Security. (Jun 2008)
  • Protect Pensions from Corporate Greed. (May 2008)
Anne Meagher Northup on Social Security
Republican (District 3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Anne Meagher Northup on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 10% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Lois Combs Weinberg on Social Security
Democratic Challenger (KY): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lois Combs Weinberg on other issues.
  • No privatization; it risks our seniors? future. (Oct 2002)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


Home | Issues | Candidates | Most Recent Quote | Issue Grid | Books + Debates | Senate | VoteMatch | News | About Us | Write Us

Logo
Copyright 1999-2013
by OnTheIssues.org
Reprinting by permission only.
E-mail: submit@OnTheIssues.org
Mail
Send donations or submit quotations to:
On The Issues
1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630
Cambridge, MA 02140

WM_logo Written by
WebMerchants


IWP_logo Powered by
Instant Web Page

Page last updated: [Title8]

Reproduction of material from any OnTheIssues.org pages without written permission is prohibited.
Copyright © 1999-2012 OnTheIssues.org & the SpeakOut Foundation, all rights reserved.
OnTheIssues.org 1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630, Cambridge MA 02140
E-mail us at:submit at OnTheIssues.org
| Advertising information | About Us
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.
    

Page last updated: Oct 17, 2014