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Nikki Haley on Tax Reform
Republican Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Nikki Haley on other issues.
  • Reduce tax burden every single year: eliminate 6% bracket. (Jan 2013)
  • Flatten individual income tax from six brackets to three. (Jan 2012)
  • 29 taxes out of 32 create little revenue but add bureaucracy. (Nov 2010)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)

Senate:

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Lee Bright on Tax Reform
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Lee Bright on other issues.
  • Taxes punish productive citizens. (Nov 2013)
  • Supports the FairTax to simplify taxes. (Oct 2013)
Jim DeMint on Tax Reform
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 33 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • Sales tax & tariffs ok; income tax confiscates wealth. (Jul 2009)
  • Half of all Americans now receive income from other half. (Jul 2009)
  • Cut taxes and get rid of the IRS. (Oct 2004)
  • Flat income taxes will not hurt the middle class. (Oct 2004)
  • Dependent citizens have no incentive to restrain government. (Aug 2004)
  • Voted NO on increasing tax rate for people earning over $1 million. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on permanently eliminating the marriage penalty. (Apr 2004)
  • Voted YES on making the Bush tax cuts permanent. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on $99 B economic stimulus: capital gains & income tax cuts. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax"). (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty". (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business. (Mar 2000)
  • Phaseout the death tax. (Mar 2001)
  • Abolish IRS--replace income tax with national sales tax. (Jul 2003)
  • Rated 78% by NTU, indicating a "Taxpayer's Friend" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation. (Dec 2006)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes both marriage penalty & federal tax increases. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Keep reduction of capital gains tax. (Mar 2009)
Joyce Dickerson on Tax Reform
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Joyce Dickerson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lindsey Graham on Tax Reform
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing tax rate for people earning over $1 million. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years. (May 2003)
  • Voted YES on making the Bush tax cuts permanent. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on $99 B economic stimulus: capital gains & income tax cuts. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax"). (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty". (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business. (Mar 2000)
  • Phaseout the death tax. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 81% by NTU, indicating a "Taxpayer's Friend" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Flat Tax Caucus. (Nov 2007)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes. (Sep 1994)
Brad Hutto on Tax Reform
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Hutto on other issues.
  • Maintain current tax levels, except gas tax to improve roads. (Nov 2012)
Nancy Mace on Tax Reform
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nancy Mace on other issues.
  • Every government dollar would be better spent by taxpayers. (Jul 2013)
Thomas Ravenel on Tax Reform
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Thomas Ravenel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Scott on Tax Reform
Republican Senator-Appointee: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax. (Jul 2010)
  • Replace income tax & estate tax with 23% sales tax. (Jan 2011)
  • Permanently repeal the estate tax. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Jay Stamper on Tax Reform
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Stamper on other issues.
  • Drop the foolish idea of across-the-board cuts. (Jul 2013)
Rick Wade on Tax Reform
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Rick Wade on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


James Clyburn on Tax Reform
Democratic Representative (SC-6): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for James Clyburn on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on making permanent an increase in the child tax credit. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on permanently eliminating the marriage penalty. (Apr 2004)
  • Voted NO on making the Bush tax cuts permanent. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted NO on $99 B economic stimulus: capital gains & income tax cuts. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax"). (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty". (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business. (Mar 2000)
  • Rated 21% by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 80% by the CTJ, indicating support of progressive taxation. (Dec 2006)
Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on Tax Reform
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on other issues.
  • Be fair to middle-class families and small businesses. (Apr 2013)
Jeff Duncan on Tax Reform
Republican (District 3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Duncan on other issues.
  • Crusade against big government and higher taxes. (Nov 2010)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax. (Jul 2010)
  • Replace income tax & estate tax with 23% sales tax. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Trey Gowdy on Tax Reform
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Trey Gowdy on other issues.
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Mick Mulvaney on Tax Reform
Republican (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mick Mulvaney on other issues.
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Tom Rice on Tax Reform
Republican (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Rice on other issues.
  • Fairer, flatter and simpler taxes. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes increasing tax rates. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports eliminating the inheritance tax. (Oct 2012)
Mark Sanford on Tax Reform
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty". (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business. (Mar 2000)
  • Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes. (Sep 1994)
Tim Scott on Tax Reform
Republican (Appointed Senator) (District 1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax. (Jul 2010)
  • Replace income tax & estate tax with 23% sales tax. (Jan 2011)
  • Permanently repeal the estate tax. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Joe Wilson on Tax Reform
Republican Representative (SC-2): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Joe Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on making permanent an increase in the child tax credit. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on permanently eliminating the marriage penalty. (Apr 2004)
  • Voted YES on making the Bush tax cuts permanent. (Apr 2002)
  • Abolish IRS--replace income tax with national sales tax. (Jul 2003)
  • Rated 67% by NTU, indicating "Satisfactory" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation. (Dec 2006)
  • Repeal the Death Tax. (Jan 2009)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax. (Jul 2010)
  • No European-style VAT (value-added tax). (May 2010)
  • Permanently repeal the estate tax. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Repeal the death tax, immediately and with no expiration. (Jan 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mark Sanford on Tax Reform
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty". (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business. (Mar 2000)
  • Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes. (Sep 1994)
Jim Hodges on Tax Reform
Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Hodges on other issues.
  • No national sales tax or VAT. (Feb 2000)
  • Let states independently determine estate taxes. (May 2001)
David Beasley on Tax Reform
2004 former Republican challenger; former Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Beasley on other issues.
  • Cut taxes and control spending. (Feb 2004)
Fritz Hollings on Tax Reform
Former Democratic Sr Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Fritz Hollings on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years. (May 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on increasing tax deductions for college tuition. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on eliminating the 'marriage penalty'. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on across-the-board spending cut. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on requiring super-majority for raising taxes. (Apr 1998)
  • Rated 24% by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
Bob Inglis on Tax Reform
Republican Representative (SC-4, retook seat in 2004): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Inglis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation. (Dec 2006)
  • Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes. (Sep 1994)
Alex Sanders on Tax Reform
2002 Democratic Candidate (SC): Click here for Alex Sanders on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Inez Tenenbaum on Tax Reform
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Inez Tenenbaum on other issues.
  • Proposed a 2-cent sales tax increase to help with education. (Oct 2004)
  • Flat income taxes mean raising taxes. (Oct 2004)
Strom Thurmond on Tax Reform
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Strom Thurmond on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on increasing tax deductions for college tuition. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the 'marriage penalty'. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on across-the-board spending cut. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on requiring super-majority for raising taxes. (Apr 1998)
Gresham Barrett on Tax Reform
Republican Representative (SC-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Gresham Barrett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on making permanent an increase in the child tax credit. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on permanently eliminating the marriage penalty. (Apr 2004)
  • Rated 76% by NTU, indicating a "Taxpayer's Friend" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation. (Dec 2006)
  • Repeal the Death Tax. (Jan 2009)
  • Replace income tax & employment tax with FairTax. (Jan 2009)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
Henry Brown on Tax Reform
Republican Representative (SC-1): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Henry Brown on other issues.
  • Voted NO on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on making permanent an increase in the child tax credit. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on permanently eliminating the marriage penalty. (Apr 2004)
  • Voted YES on making the Bush tax cuts permanent. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on $99 B economic stimulus: capital gains & income tax cuts. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax"). (Apr 2001)
  • Phaseout the death tax. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 59% by NTU, indicating "Satisfactory" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation. (Dec 2006)
  • Repeal the Death Tax. (Jan 2009)
  • Replace income tax & employment tax with FairTax. (Jan 2009)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • No European-style VAT (value-added tax). (May 2010)
Michael Cone on Tax Reform
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Cone on other issues.
  • FairTax reforms basis from income to consumption. (Apr 2008)
Bob Conley on Tax Reform
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Conley on other issues.
  • Pushes FairTax (national sales tax of 23%). (Aug 2008)
  • Supports FairTax national sales tax of 23%. (Aug 2008)
Jim DeMint on Tax Reform
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 33 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • Sales tax & tariffs ok; income tax confiscates wealth. (Jul 2009)
  • Half of all Americans now receive income from other half. (Jul 2009)
  • Cut taxes and get rid of the IRS. (Oct 2004)
  • Flat income taxes will not hurt the middle class. (Oct 2004)
  • Dependent citizens have no incentive to restrain government. (Aug 2004)
  • Voted NO on increasing tax rate for people earning over $1 million. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on permanently eliminating the marriage penalty. (Apr 2004)
  • Voted YES on making the Bush tax cuts permanent. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on $99 B economic stimulus: capital gains & income tax cuts. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax"). (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty". (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business. (Mar 2000)
  • Phaseout the death tax. (Mar 2001)
  • Abolish IRS--replace income tax with national sales tax. (Jul 2003)
  • Rated 78% by NTU, indicating a "Taxpayer's Friend" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation. (Dec 2006)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes both marriage penalty & federal tax increases. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Keep reduction of capital gains tax. (Mar 2009)
Alvin Greene on Tax Reform
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alvin Greene on other issues.
  • Let the Bush tax cuts expire. (Jul 2010)
Mark McBride on Tax Reform
Independent Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark McBride on other issues.
  • FairTax is a $400B economic stimulus package. (Jul 2008)
Mullins McLeod on Tax Reform
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mullins McLeod on other issues.
  • Lower the tax burden on SC families. (Mar 2010)
Floyd Spence on Tax Reform
Republican (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Floyd Spence on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax"). (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty". (Jul 2000)
  • Phaseout the death tax. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Flat Tax Caucus. (Nov 2007)
  • Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes. (Sep 1994)
John Spratt on Tax Reform
Democratic Representative (SC-5): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for John Spratt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on making permanent an increase in the child tax credit. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on permanently eliminating the marriage penalty. (Apr 2004)
  • Voted NO on making the Bush tax cuts permanent. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted NO on $99 B economic stimulus: capital gains & income tax cuts. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax"). (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty". (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business. (Mar 2000)
  • Rated 20% by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 83% by the CTJ, indicating support of progressive taxation. (Dec 2006)
Lindsey Graham on Tax Reform
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing tax rate for people earning over $1 million. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years. (May 2003)
  • Voted YES on making the Bush tax cuts permanent. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on $99 B economic stimulus: capital gains & income tax cuts. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax"). (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty". (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business. (Mar 2000)
  • Phaseout the death tax. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 81% by NTU, indicating a "Taxpayer's Friend" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Flat Tax Caucus. (Nov 2007)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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