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Martin O`Malley on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Martin O`Malley on other issues.
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)

Senate:

MD 2012: 2012 Maryland Senate Debates


Dan Bongino on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for Dan Bongino on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Benjamin Cardin on Families & Children
Democratic Jr Senator (MD): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Cardin 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 23% 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)
Barbara Mikulski on Families & Children
Democratic Sr Senator (MD): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Mikulski on other issues.
  • Co-sponsored Homemaker IRA as bipartisan bill. (Dec 2000)
  • Voted NO on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Rob Sobhani on Families & Children
Independent Challenger: Click here for Rob Sobhani on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Roscoe Bartlett on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MD-6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Roscoe Bartlett 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)
  • 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)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Elijah Cummings on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MD-7): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Elijah Cummings on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO 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 16% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Increase number of children eligible for free school meals. (Oct 2009)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
John Delaney on Families & Children
Democrat (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Delaney on other issues.
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Donna Edwards on Families & Children
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Donna Edwards on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Increase number of children eligible for free school meals. (Oct 2009)
Andy Harris on Families & Children
Republican (District 1): Click here for Andy Harris on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steny Hoyer on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MD-5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Steny Hoyer on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 15% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
Dutch Ruppersberger on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MD-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dutch Ruppersberger on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 33% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
John Sarbanes on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Sarbanes on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Chris Van Hollen on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MD-8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Chris Van Hollen on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 8% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


William Capps on Families & Children
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for William Capps on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Corrogan Vaughn on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Corrogan Vaughn on other issues.
  • Priority on family and marriage values. (Nov 2006)
Eric Wargotz on Families & Children
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Eric Wargotz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Ehrlich on Families & Children
Former Republican Governor (2003-2006): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Ehrlich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Parris Glendening on Families & Children
Former Democratic Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Parris Glendening on other issues.
  • Encourage fathers' participation in child-raising. (Sep 2001)
  • Federal funds & state involvement in fatherhood initiatives. (Aug 2001)
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on Families & Children
Democratic Challenger 2002: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on other issues.
  • Supports family leave benefits. (May 2002)
E.J. Pipkin on Families & Children
2004 former Republican challenger; previously state Senator: Click here for E.J. Pipkin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Ehrlich on Families & Children
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Ehrlich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Wayne Gilchrest on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MD-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Wayne Gilchrest 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 53% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Frank Kratovil on Families & Children
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Kratovil on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Kweisi Mfume on Families & Children
Democratic Senate Challenger (MD); previously U.S. Representative: Click here for Kweisi Mfume on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Connie Morella on Families & Children
Republican (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Connie Morella on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Paul Sarbanes on Families & Children
Democratic Sr Senator (MD): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul Sarbanes on other issues.
  • Voted NO on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Michael Steele on Families & Children
Republican challenger, Lt. Gov.: Click here for Michael Steele on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Daniel Vovak on Families & Children
Republican challenger: Click here for Daniel Vovak on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Albert Wynn on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MD-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Albert Wynn 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)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 38% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
Kevin Zeese on Families & Children
Green/ Libertarian/ Populist Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kevin Zeese on other issues.
  • Teach family values in public schools. (Jun 2006)
Benjamin Cardin on Families & Children
Democratic Jr Senator (MD): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Cardin 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 23% 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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