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Bobby Jindal on Families & Children
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Jindal on other issues.
  • Family values reduce poverty; war on poverty doesn't. (Nov 2010)
  • Increase scrutiny & penalties for school child abuse. (Jan 2009)

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Bill Cassidy on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Cassidy on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
Mary Landrieu on Families & Children
Democratic Sr Senator (LA): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mary Landrieu on other issues.
  • Supports adoption and foster care reform. (Mar 2008)
  • 1998: "Mothers Make Good Senators Too". (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Small Business loans for child care businesses. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 16% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
David Vitter on Families & Children
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for David Vitter on other issues.
  • Prostitute was "serious sin" but made me a better family man. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)

House:


Rodney Alexander on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (LA-5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rodney Alexander on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 76% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Charles Boustany on Families & Children
Republican Representative (LA-7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Boustany on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Bill Cassidy on Families & Children
Republican (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Cassidy on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
John Fleming on Families & Children
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Fleming on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Jeff Landry on Families & Children
Republican (District 3): Click here for Jeff Landry on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Vance McAllister on Families & Children
Republican (District 5): Click here for Vance McAllister on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Cedric Richmond on Families & Children
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cedric Richmond on other issues.
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
Steve Scalise on Families & Children
Republican Representative (LA-1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Scalise on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Kathleen Blanco on Families & Children
Democratic LA Governor: Click here for Kathleen Blanco on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Foster on Families & Children
Former Republican Governor (1996-2003): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Foster on other issues.
  • Encourage fathers' participation in child-raising. (Sep 2001)
  • Federal funds & state involvement in fatherhood initiatives. (Aug 2001)
Richard Hugh Baker on Families & Children
Republican (Resigned 2008) (District 6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Richard Hugh Baker on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
John Breaux on Families & Children
Former Democratic incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Breaux on other issues.
  • Voted YES on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 50% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
John Cooksey on Families & Children
2004 former Republican Nominee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Cooksey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
Chris John on Families & Children
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris John on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 76% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Chris John on Families & Children
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris John on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 76% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Bennett Johnston on Families & Children
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for Bennett Johnston on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Livingston on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Livingston on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Billy Tauzin on Families & Children
Republican (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Billy Tauzin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Billy Tauzin III on Families & Children
Former GOP Challenger (2004) (District 3): Click here for Billy Tauzin III on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Cao on Families & Children
Republican (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joseph Cao on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
John Cooksey on Families & Children
Republican (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Cooksey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
Bobby Jindal on Families & Children
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Jindal on other issues.
  • Family values reduce poverty; war on poverty doesn't. (Nov 2010)
  • Increase scrutiny & penalties for school child abuse. (Jan 2009)
John Neely Kennedy on Families & Children
Democratic Senate Challenger (LA): Click here for John Neely Kennedy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim McCrery on Families & Children
Republican Representative (LA-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim McCrery on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 81% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Charles Melancon on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Charles Melancon on other issues.
  • Family brings us all together; about honesty & integrity. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Charles Melancon on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Charles Melancon on other issues.
  • Family brings us all together; about honesty & integrity. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
David Vitter on Families & Children
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for David Vitter on other issues.
  • Prostitute was "serious sin" but made me a better family man. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Paul Carmouche on Families & Children
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Paul Carmouche on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Don Cazayoux on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (LA-6): Click here for Don Cazayoux on other issues.
    No stance on record.
William Jefferson on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (LA-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for William Jefferson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 33% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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