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Barry Hinckley on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Barry Hinckley on other issues.
  • Extreme partisanship is killing this country. (Oct 2012)
Jack Reed on Principles & Values
Democratic Sr Senator (RI): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jack Reed on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 96.6% of 322 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • 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)
Sheldon Whitehouse on Principles & Values
Democratic Jr Senator, previously attorney general: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sheldon Whitehouse on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 96.6% of 325 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Brings 20 years of public experience to change Washington. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)

House:


David Cicilline on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 1): Click here for David Cicilline on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Langevin on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (RI-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for James Langevin on other issues.
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Donald Carcieri on Principles & Values
Republican RI Governor: Click here for Donald Carcieri on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lincoln Chafee on Principles & Values
Independent RI Governor; previously Republican Senator (1999-2007): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Chafee on other issues.
  • The Club for Growth is pouring the money for Laffey. (Aug 2006)
  • Being deliberate and responsible is not indecisive. (Aug 2006)
  • Vote my conscience while keeping good relations with GOP. (Aug 2006)
  • #1 on Human Eventsí list of Top Ten RINOs. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
Lincoln Almond on Principles & Values
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Almond on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of New England Governors Conference. (Aug 2001)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of Republican Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
Myrth York on Principles & Values
Former Democrat Challenger (1994, 1998, 2002): Click here for Myrth York on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Chafee on Principles & Values
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Chafee on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Fund the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program. (Dec 1997)
Lincoln Chafee on Principles & Values
Independent RI Governor; previously Republican Senator (1999-2007): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Chafee on other issues.
  • The Club for Growth is pouring the money for Laffey. (Aug 2006)
  • Being deliberate and responsible is not indecisive. (Aug 2006)
  • Vote my conscience while keeping good relations with GOP. (Aug 2006)
  • #1 on Human Eventsí list of Top Ten RINOs. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
Claiborne Pell on Principles & Values
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for Claiborne Pell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Matt Brown on Principles & Values
Democratic challenger, secretary of state: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Brown on other issues.
  • Beat political insiders & took on establishment corruption. (Dec 2005)
Patrick Kennedy on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (RI-1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Patrick Kennedy on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Stephen Laffey on Principles & Values
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Stephen Laffey on other issues.
  • Confront real problems directly with people. (Aug 2006)
  • Fight big pharma, big oil, and special interests. (Sep 2005)
  • As Cranston Mayor, converted worst credit rating in America. (Sep 2005)
  • The strongest voice for the smallest state. (Sep 2005)
  • The strongest voice for the smallest state. (Sep 2005)
Carl Sheeler on Principles & Values
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Carl Sheeler on other issues.
  • Declared bankruptcy due to financial problems from divorce. (May 2006)
  • Switched from Republican to Democratic in 2004. (May 2006)
  • Political hero is Paul Wellstone. (May 2006)
Bob Tingle on Principles & Values
Republican Senate Challenger (RI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Tingle on other issues.
  • A casino pit boss, knows the odds are against him. (Jul 2008)
  • Ran for Congress against Jim Langevin (D, RI-2) in 2000. (Jul 2008)
Robert Weygand on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Weygand on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
Chris Young on Principles & Values
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Young on other issues.
  • Impeach Bush. (Aug 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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