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Nikki Haley on Corporations
Republican Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Nikki Haley on other issues.
  • My parents built business into a multimillion dollar company. (Aug 2012)
  • Government makes it harder for struggling small business. (Apr 2012)
  • OpEd: Business-friendliness starts with competitive taxes. (Apr 2012)
  • Government creates conditions; entrepreneurs create jobs. (Apr 2012)
  • Reduce red tape; time is money. (Jan 2011)
  • Eliminate business taxes, starting with corporate income tax. (Nov 2010)

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Lee Bright on Corporations
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lee Bright on other issues.
  • Lower corporate tax rate: pro-free enterprise reforms. (Nov 2013)
Jim DeMint on Corporations
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • Eliminating business taxes makes US best at manufacturing. (Jan 2012)
  • Voted NO on repealing tax subsidy for companies which move US jobs offshore. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming bankruptcy to include means-testing & restrictions. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 93% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Joyce Dickerson on Corporations
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Joyce Dickerson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lindsey Graham on Corporations
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • AdWatch: Hero of the taxpayer & guardian of small business. (Mar 2014)
  • 1997: Created trucking logistics company with 100 employees. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted NO on repealing tax subsidy for companies which move US jobs offshore. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming bankruptcy to include means-testing & restrictions. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Brad Hutto on Corporations
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Brad Hutto on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Mace on Corporations
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Nancy Mace on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Thomas Ravenel on Corporations
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Thomas Ravenel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Scott on Corporations
Republican Senator-Appointee: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Jay Stamper on Corporations
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jay Stamper on other issues.
  • Stop giving away millions in corporate welfare. (Jan 2014)
  • Wasteful tax loopholes only benefit profitable corporations. (Jul 2013)
Rick Wade on Corporations
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Wade on other issues.
  • Served in Obama's U.S. Commerce Department. (Dec 2013)
  • Last 10 years were good for rich, but not for middle class. (Apr 2010)

House:


James Clyburn on Corporations
Democratic Representative (SC-6): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for James Clyburn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 39% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Screen imports & ban lead in children's products. (Feb 2008)
  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on Corporations
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeff Duncan on Corporations
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Duncan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Trey Gowdy on Corporations
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Trey Gowdy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Mick Mulvaney on Corporations
Republican (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mick Mulvaney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Member of House Small Business Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Tom Rice on Corporations
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Rice on other issues.
  • Empower entrepreneurs by lower taxes & less regulation. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
Mark Sanford on Corporations
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • Cut corporate income tax by raising cigarette tax. (Jan 2010)
  • 2009: Disdainful of auto companies' bailout proposals. (Oct 2005)
  • Sugar subsidy is corporate welfare to a wealthy few. (Nov 2000)
Tim Scott on Corporations
Republican (Appointed Senator) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Joe Wilson on Corporations
Republican Representative (SC-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Joe Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 93% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mark Sanford on Corporations
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • Cut corporate income tax by raising cigarette tax. (Jan 2010)
  • 2009: Disdainful of auto companies' bailout proposals. (Oct 2005)
  • Sugar subsidy is corporate welfare to a wealthy few. (Nov 2000)
Jim Hodges on Corporations
Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002): Click here for Jim Hodges on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Beasley on Corporations
2004 former Republican challenger; former Governor: Click here for David Beasley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fritz Hollings on Corporations
Former Democratic Sr Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Fritz Hollings on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restricting rules on personal bankruptcy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 36% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Bob Inglis on Corporations
Republican Representative (SC-4, retook seat in 2004): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Inglis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
Alex Sanders on Corporations
2002 Democratic Candidate (SC): Click here for Alex Sanders on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Inez Tenenbaum on Corporations
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for Inez Tenenbaum on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Strom Thurmond on Corporations
Former Republican Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Strom Thurmond on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restricting rules on personal bankruptcy. (Jul 2001)
Gresham Barrett on Corporations
Republican Representative (SC-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Gresham Barrett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 87% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Henry Brown on Corporations
Republican Representative (SC-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Henry Brown on other issues.
  • Voted NO on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 97% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Michael Cone on Corporations
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Michael Cone on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Conley on Corporations
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Conley on other issues.
  • Families suffer as fat cat corporations make record profits. (Jul 2008)
  • Legal immigration is corporate welfare. (Jun 2008)
Jim DeMint on Corporations
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • Eliminating business taxes makes US best at manufacturing. (Jan 2012)
  • Voted NO on repealing tax subsidy for companies which move US jobs offshore. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming bankruptcy to include means-testing & restrictions. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 93% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Alvin Greene on Corporations
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Alvin Greene on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark McBride on Corporations
Independent Senate challenger: Click here for Mark McBride on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mullins McLeod on Corporations
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Mullins McLeod on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Floyd Spence on Corporations
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Floyd Spence on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
John Spratt on Corporations
Democratic Representative (SC-5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Spratt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 32% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Lindsey Graham on Corporations
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • AdWatch: Hero of the taxpayer & guardian of small business. (Mar 2014)
  • 1997: Created trucking logistics company with 100 employees. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted NO on repealing tax subsidy for companies which move US jobs offshore. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming bankruptcy to include means-testing & restrictions. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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