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Martin O`Malley on Principles & Values
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Martin O`Malley on other issues.
  • American dream requires modern investments in middle class. (Sep 2012)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)

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Dan Bongino on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for Dan Bongino on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Benjamin Cardin on Principles & Values
Democratic Jr Senator (MD): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Cardin on other issues.
  • Would have voted against the Alito nomination. (Oct 2006)
  • We need to change the direction of Washington DC. (Oct 2006)
  • Steele was hand-selected by George Bush. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Barbara Mikulski on Principles & Values
Democratic Sr Senator (MD): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Mikulski on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 96% of 325 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • 3 C's for Senators: Colleagues; Committees; & Constituents. (Dec 2000)
  • Pledges not to campaign against GOP women Senate candidates. (Dec 2000)
  • BAM's principles: Listen to people; no Washington-speak. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted NO on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Rob Sobhani on Principles & Values
Independent Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rob Sobhani on other issues.
  • Ran in Republican Senate primary in 1992 and 2002. (Oct 2012)
  • OpEd: Major-party candidates afraid of debating Sobhani. (Oct 2012)
  • I'll keep my promises or I won't run for a second term. (Oct 2012)

House:


Roscoe Bartlett on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MD-6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Roscoe Bartlett on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Seventh-Day Adventist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Liberty Caucus. (Dec 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
  • Designate first weekend in May as Ten Commandments Weekend. (Apr 2011)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Elijah Cummings on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MD-7): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Elijah Cummings on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
John Delaney on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 6): Click here for John Delaney on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Donna Edwards on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Donna Edwards on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Andy Harris on Principles & Values
Republican (District 1): Click here for Andy Harris on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steny Hoyer on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MD-5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steny Hoyer on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Dutch Ruppersberger on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MD-2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dutch Ruppersberger on other issues.
  • Rated 75% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
John Sarbanes on Principles & Values
Democrat: Click here for John Sarbanes on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris Van Hollen on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MD-8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Van Hollen on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)

Former candidates & officeholders:


William Capps on Principles & Values
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for William Capps on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Corrogan Vaughn on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Corrogan Vaughn on other issues.
  • Born in Virginia; raised in Baltimore. (Aug 2007)
  • Diagnosed with a brain tumor in 1990. (Aug 2007)
  • Commander-in-Chief should be about People And Principles. (Aug 2007)
  • Experienced as faith-based leader. (Nov 2006)
  • Co-hosted two political radio shows in Maryland. (Nov 2006)
Eric Wargotz on Principles & Values
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eric Wargotz on other issues.
  • Lost 2010 election 1.14 million votes to 655,666. (Jul 2011)
  • Traditional American Values & respect God. (Jul 2010)
Robert Ehrlich on Principles & Values
Former Republican Governor (2003-2006): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Ehrlich on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Parris Glendening on Principles & Values
Former Democratic Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Parris Glendening on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of Southern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on Principles & Values
Democratic Challenger 2002: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on other issues.
  • Build on Glendening’s accomplishments, with different focus. (May 2002)
E.J. Pipkin on Principles & Values
2004 former Republican challenger; previously state Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for E.J. Pipkin on other issues.
  • Work hard to achieve the American Dream. (Jan 2004)
  • Campaign platform-economy, education, and environment. (Jan 2004)
Robert Ehrlich on Principles & Values
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Ehrlich on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Wayne Gilchrest on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MD-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Wayne Gilchrest on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 50% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Frank Kratovil on Principles & Values
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for Frank Kratovil on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kweisi Mfume on Principles & Values
Democratic Senate Challenger (MD); previously U.S. Representative: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kweisi Mfume on other issues.
  • Democratic establishment rejects; Joe Trippi supports him. (Feb 2006)
  • First to announce after Sarbanes’ retirement. (Feb 2006)
  • A bachelor with six children (one adopted). (Feb 2006)
  • Turned around his life in his early 20s; elected at 31. (Feb 2006)
Connie Morella on Principles & Values
Republican (District 8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Connie Morella on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus . (Jan 2001)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Paul Sarbanes on Principles & Values
Democratic Sr Senator (MD): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Paul Sarbanes on other issues.
  • Voted NO on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted NO on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Greek Orthodox. (Nov 2000)
Michael Steele on Principles & Values
Republican challenger, Lt. Gov.: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Michael Steele on other issues.
  • Vote against Republicans who oppose conservative principles. (Jan 2010)
  • Reach minorities by demonstrating concern for their issues. (Jan 2010)
  • Proud to be a Republican and not running away from the party. (Oct 2006)
  • Campaigns are about the man, not just about the issues. (Oct 2006)
  • For Cardin to call himself a change agent is laughable. (Oct 2006)
  • Cardin was hand-selected by Rep. Steny Hoyer. (Oct 2006)
  • Knew difference between having dollars & having values. (Oct 2005)
  • Independent-minded bridge between two parties. (Oct 2005)
  • Empower people, instead of empowering government. (Oct 2005)
  • Studied for priesthood and briefly took vows at a monastery. (Feb 2005)
  • Suffered thrown Oreos during Lt. Gov. race. (Feb 2005)
Daniel Vovak on Principles & Values
Republican challenger: Click here for Daniel Vovak on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Albert Wynn on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MD-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Albert Wynn on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 58% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Kevin Zeese on Principles & Values
Green/ Libertarian/ Populist Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Zeese on other issues.
  • Both Cardin & Steele are hand-selected & won’t change things. (Oct 2006)
  • Represents three parties & the people, not moneyed interests. (Oct 2006)
  • Running a campaign of, by and for the people. (Jun 2006)
  • Focusing on peace, justice, democracy and prosperity. (Jan 2006)
  • Member of Green, Populist, and Libertarian parties. (Jan 2006)
Benjamin Cardin on Principles & Values
Democratic Jr Senator (MD): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Cardin on other issues.
  • Would have voted against the Alito nomination. (Oct 2006)
  • We need to change the direction of Washington DC. (Oct 2006)
  • Steele was hand-selected by George Bush. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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