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Jay Nixon on Principles & Values
Missouri Democratic Governor: Click here for Jay Nixon on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

MO 2012: 2012 Missouri Senate Debates


Todd Akin on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin on other issues.
  • I'm no career politician; I left a safe district. (Apr 2012)
  • Experienced conservative voice in Congress. (Feb 2012)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization. (Dec 2007)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Roy Blunt on Principles & Values
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt on other issues.
  • Married a lobbyist for tobacco giant Phillip Morris. (Oct 2010)
  • Checks and balances destroyed by liberal one-party control. (Dec 2009)
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
John Brunner on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for John Brunner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Claire McCaskill on Principles & Values
Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Claire McCaskill on other issues.
  • Clinton was great leader, but I don't want daughter near him. (Jan 2010)
  • Voted with Democratic Party 84.6% of 325 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Hastert should resign his speakership for a cover-up. (Oct 2006)
  • Lifelong Missouri resident from Missouri family. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
Sarah Steelman on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sarah Steelman on other issues.
  • Elected officials are trustees of the people. (May 2012)

House:


Russ Carnahan on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MO-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Russ Carnahan on other issues.
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 67% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
William Lacy Clay on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MO-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for William Lacy Clay on other issues.
  • 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 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Emmanuel Cleaver on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MO-5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Emmanuel Cleaver on other issues.
  • 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 75% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Samuel Graves on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MO-6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Samuel Graves on other issues.
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Vicky Hartzler on Principles & Values
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Vicky Hartzler on other issues.
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
  • Designate first weekend in May as Ten Commandments Weekend. (Apr 2011)
Billy Long on Principles & Values
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Billy Long on other issues.
Blaine Luetkemeyer on Principles & Values
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Blaine Luetkemeyer on other issues.
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Jason Smith on Principles & Values
Republican (District 8): Click here for Jason Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ann Wagner on Principles & Values
Republican (District 2): Click here for Ann Wagner on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Matt Blunt on Principles & Values
Republican MO Governor: Click here for Matt Blunt on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Akin on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin on other issues.
  • I'm no career politician; I left a safe district. (Apr 2012)
  • Experienced conservative voice in Congress. (Feb 2012)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization. (Dec 2007)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Jo Ann Emerson on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MO-8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Emerson on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Bob Holden on Principles & Values
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bob Holden on other issues.
  • Member of Democratic Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Midwestern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of Southern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)
John Ashcroft on Principles & Values
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Ashcroft on other issues.
  • It's against my religion to impose my religion on others. (Nov 2010)
  • Ashcroft: Songwriter & member of The Singing Senators. (Apr 2004)
  • 1999: Americans have no king but Jesus. (Apr 2004)
  • Clarke: illusion of security over civil liberties. (Mar 2004)
  • Common-sense conservative. (Jan 2001)
  • Law is supreme, above his personal beliefs. (Jan 2001)
  • Brother Wes died young in traffic accident. (May 1998)
  • Clinton should fully disclose about Monica & resign if true. (Mar 1998)
  • Religious affiliation: Assembly of God. (Nov 2000)
Jean Carnahan on Principles & Values
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jean Carnahan on other issues.
  • A centrist seeking commonsense solutions. (Jan 2001)
  • Set sail instead of choosing a safe harbor. (Jan 2001)
  • First woman to serve in the Senate from Missouri. (Dec 2000)
  • Agreed on most issues with Mel Carnahan. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Senate New Democrat Coalition. (Jan 2001)
Mel Carnahan on Principles & Values
Governor & 2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (MO)-Deceased 2000: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mel Carnahan on other issues.
  • Jean Carnahan will accept appointment. (Oct 2000)
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of National Governors Association. (Jan 2000)
  • Member of Midwestern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)
Bill Emerson on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Emerson on other issues.
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Nancy Farmer on Principles & Values
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Treasurer: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nancy Farmer on other issues.
  • by MoveOn, for moderate progressive principles. (Sep 2004)
Dick Gephardt on Principles & Values
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Dick Gephardt on other issues.
  • 2000: Questioned whether Bush presidency is legitimate. (Nov 2010)
  • Keep “under God” in Pledge of Allegiance. (Nov 2003)
  • Dems need to beat Bush in Midwestern states. (Nov 2003)
  • Favorite song: Bruce Springsteen, “Born In The USA.”. (Sep 2003)
  • We’re all tied together to make America a better place. (Sep 2003)
  • We’re all tied together in a single garment of destiny. (May 2003)
  • Not a fresh face, but experienced voice for workers. (May 2003)
  • Build a bipartisan coalition of the center. (Jan 2001)
  • Truth about votes will come out, no matter what. (Nov 2000)
  • No more demands for perfect morality. (Jul 1999)
  • Politics is a substitute for violence. (Jul 1999)
  • Foundation of liberalism is community activism. (Jul 1999)
  • Citizen participation will get us to “an even better place”. (Jul 1999)
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Mel Hancock on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mel Hancock on other issues.
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Karen McCarthy on Principles & Values
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Karen McCarthy on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
Roy Blunt on Principles & Values
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt on other issues.
  • Married a lobbyist for tobacco giant Phillip Morris. (Oct 2010)
  • Checks and balances destroyed by liberal one-party control. (Dec 2009)
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Kit Bond on Principles & Values
Republican Sr Senator (MO): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Kit Bond on other issues.
  • Voted with Republican Party 85.0% of 313 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted YES on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Robin Carnahan on Principles & Values
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robin Carnahan on other issues.
  • Rep. Blunt is an insider Congressman. (Oct 2010)
  • Daughter of Senator & Governor; sister of US Rep. (Apr 2010)
Bill Clay Sr. on Principles & Values
Democrat (retired 2000) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Clay Sr. on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
Pat Danner on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pat Danner on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Arab-American Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Kenny Hulshof on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MO-9): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Hulshof on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 8% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Mike Parker on Principles & Values
Republican (retired 1998) (District 4): Click here for Mike Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ike Skelton on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MO-4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ike Skelton on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Christian Church. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 33% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Jim Talent on Principles & Values
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • Hastert should resign his speakership if found responsible. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted YES on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated C by the Club for Growth, pro-growth but not targeted. (Sep 2004)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Jim Talent on Principles & Values
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • Hastert should resign his speakership if found responsible. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted YES on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated C by the Club for Growth, pro-growth but not targeted. (Sep 2004)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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