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Pat McCrory on Budget & Economy
Republican Governor: Click here for Pat McCrory on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

NC 2014: 2014 NC Senate debate


Richard Burr on Budget & Economy
Sr Senator; previously Republican Rep (NC-5): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Richard Burr on other issues.
  • Stop spending or we'll end up like Greece. (Jun 2010)
  • The answer is: Let's stop spending. (Jun 2010)
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on paying down federal debt by rating programs' effectiveness. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Kay Hagan on Budget & Economy
Democratic Jr Senator; previously member of State Senate: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Kay Hagan on other issues.
  • Will work towards a balanced budget and fiscal constraints. (May 2008)
  • Keep track of every penny spent. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
Thom Tillis on Budget & Economy
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Thom Tillis on other issues.
  • Eliminate the Legislature's spending spree mind set. (Dec 2012)

House:


G.K. Butterfield on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NC-1): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for G.K. Butterfield on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Get minorities into home ownership & global marketplace. (Jan 2001)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
John Howard Coble on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NC-6): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for John Howard Coble on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
  • Reclaim all bonuses paid to AIG executives & employees. (Mar 2009)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Renee Ellmers on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Renee Ellmers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
Virginia Foxx on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NC-5): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Virginia Foxx on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
George Holding on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for George Holding on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Opposes federal stimulus spending. (Sep 2012)
Richard Hudson on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Richard Hudson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports a constitutional BBA. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes federal stimulus spending. (Sep 2012)
  • Prioritize critical spending in case debt limit reached. (Jan 2013)
Walter Beaman Jones on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NC-3): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Walter Beaman Jones on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
  • Supports Balanced Budget Amendment & on-budget accounting. (Dec 2000)
  • Maintain public information about M3 money supply. (Mar 2006)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban roadway signs indicating Recovery Act funding. (Feb 2011)
  • Apply all remaining stimulus funds to budget deficit. (Dec 2011)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
  • Establish a usury limit of 16% for consumer credit cards. (Dec 2009)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Larry Kissell on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 8): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Larry Kissell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban roadway signs indicating Recovery Act funding. (Feb 2011)
  • Reclaim all bonuses paid to AIG executives & employees. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Patrick McHenry on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NC-10): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Patrick McHenry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of House Banking Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Require a balanced budget, by Constitutional amendment. (Jan 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
Mike McIntyre on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NC-7): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mike McIntyre on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Retire half the public debt by 2006. (May 2001)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
Mark Meadows on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 11): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mark Meadows on other issues.
  • Promote job creation by reducing regulation & lowering taxes. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports a constitutional BBA. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes federal stimulus spending. (Sep 2012)
Robert Pittenger on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Robert Pittenger on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes federal stimulus spending. (Sep 2012)
  • Prioritize critical spending in case debt limit reached. (Feb 2013)
David Eugene Price on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NC-4): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for David Eugene Price on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
Mel Watt on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NC-12): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Mel Watt on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Get minorities into home ownership & global marketplace. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of House Banking Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Elizabeth Dole on Budget & Economy
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Dole on other issues.
  • Farm economy needs more exports. (Jun 1999)
  • Re-appoint Greenspan to avoid inflation & unemployment. (Apr 1999)
  • Private enterprise created prosperity, not Clinton/Gore. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on paying down federal debt by rating programs' effectiveness. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
Mike Easley on Budget & Economy
Democratic NC Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Easley on other issues.
  • Bankruptcy reform: limit Chapter 7; protect states' role. (Feb 2001)
  • Uphold commitments to states before other spending. (Sep 2001)
  • Protect local milk supplies with Southern Dairy Compact. (Sep 2001)
Bev Perdue on Budget & Economy
North Carolina Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bev Perdue on other issues.
  • Old failed GOP plans brought about economic crisis. (Sep 2012)
Brad Miller on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NC-13): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Brad Miller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Member of House Banking Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Sue Myrick on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NC-9): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Sue Myrick on other issues.
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Require a balanced budget, by Constitutional amendment. (Jan 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Apply all remaining stimulus funds to budget deficit. (Feb 2011)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Heath Shuler on Budget & Economy
Democrat: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Heath Shuler on other issues.
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Retire half the public debt by 2006. (May 2001)
  • Truth in Spending: show actual costs vs. planned costs. (Jul 2010)
  • Member of House Budget Committee. (Mar 2011)
James Hunt on Budget & Economy
Former Democrat Governor (1993-2000): Click here for James Hunt on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Ballance on Budget & Economy
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Ballance on other issues.
  • Voted NO on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
Erskine Bowles on Budget & Economy
2004 former Democrat challenger; former W.H. Chief of Staff: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Erskine Bowles on other issues.
  • 1990s: Support balanced budget with a date-certain plan. (Nov 2005)
  • Double the Small Business Administration budget. (Jul 2004)
  • Must pass a tobacco buyout. (Jul 2004)
  • Mitigate the dairy industry crisis. (Jul 2004)
  • Provide economic development support for hardhit communities. (Jul 2004)
  • Restored fiscal discipline & balanced the budget. (Jul 2004)
  • We must restore fiscal discipline via “pay as you go” rule. (Jul 2004)
  • A plan that reduces deficits. (Jul 2004)
  • Negotiated 1998 budget: first one balanced since 1969. (Jun 2004)
Eva Clayton on Budget & Economy
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eva Clayton on other issues.
  • Get minorities into home ownership & global marketplace. (Jan 2001)
John Edwards on Budget & Economy
Former Democrat Senator; retired to run for President, 2004: Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for John Edwards on other issues.
  • 2005 hedge fund job implicated in New Orleans foreclosures. (Jan 2010)
  • We need bold solutions for people who can’t wait months. (Jan 2008)
  • Washington is out of touch with what’s happening in country. (Jan 2008)
  • Stimulus package: focus on long-term investments. (Jan 2008)
  • Allow bankruptcy courts to restructure mortgage loans. (Jan 2008)
  • $100B economic stimulus package for green infrastructure. (Jan 2008)
  • Long-term growth come from strengthening middle class. (Jan 2008)
  • National predatory lending law, including payday lending. (Jan 2008)
  • Get rid of structural deficiencies in American economy. (Dec 2007)
  • Savings & Credit Commission to regulate abusive credit. (Nov 2007)
  • Need home rescue fund for those worried about losing homes. (Aug 2007)
  • Asset gap: Poorest 25% of Americans have negative net worth. (Apr 2007)
  • Federal budget is a moral document to end American poverty. (Jun 2005)
  • More funds for education, health care, and defense. (Mar 2004)
  • Roll back the Bush tax cuts and address real priorities. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts. (Apr 2000)
Lauch Faircloth on Budget & Economy
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Lauch Faircloth on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
David Funderburk on Budget & Economy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Funderburk on other issues.
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Fred Heineman on Budget & Economy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Fred Heineman on other issues.
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Jesse Helms on Budget & Economy
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jesse Helms on other issues.
  • Budget surplus is good, but barely reduces federal debt. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
Cass Ballenger on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 10): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Cass Ballenger on other issues.
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Richard Burr on Budget & Economy
Sr Senator; previously Republican Rep (NC-5): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Richard Burr on other issues.
  • Stop spending or we'll end up like Greece. (Jun 2010)
  • The answer is: Let's stop spending. (Jun 2010)
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on paying down federal debt by rating programs' effectiveness. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Cal Cunningham on Budget & Economy
2010 Democratic challenger; previously State Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cal Cunningham on other issues.
  • Recession resulted from risky investment behavior. (Mar 2010)
Elizabeth Dole on Budget & Economy
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Dole on other issues.
  • Farm economy needs more exports. (Jun 1999)
  • Re-appoint Greenspan to avoid inflation & unemployment. (Apr 1999)
  • Private enterprise created prosperity, not Clinton/Gore. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on paying down federal debt by rating programs' effectiveness. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
Bob Etheridge on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NC-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Bob Etheridge on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
Robin Hayes on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NC-8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Robin Hayes on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
Bill Hefner on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 8): Click here for Bill Hefner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Elaine Marshall on Budget & Economy
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Elaine Marshall on other issues.
  • Can't cut our way out of deficit; must grow our way out. (Jun 2010)
  • Send back the same people and we won't get out of this mess. (Jun 2010)
  • Cuts plus appropriate investments. (Jun 2010)
Jim Neal on Budget & Economy
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Jim Neal on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charles Taylor on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Charles Taylor on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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