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Bill Haslam on Families & Children
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Haslam on other issues.
  • Support services to 100% of former foster youth. (Feb 2014)

Senate:

TN 2014: 2014 TN Senate debate


Lamar Alexander on Families & Children
Republican Sr Senator (TN); previously candidate for President: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lamar Alexander on other issues.
  • Triple the Dependent Child Deduction to $8000. (May 1999)
  • Enforce Flextime at work and at schools. (May 1999)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Joe Carr on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Carr on other issues.
  • Marriage is best between a man and woman. (Nov 2013)
Mark Clayton on Families & Children
Democratic Nominee: Click here for Mark Clayton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Corker on Families & Children
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for Bob Corker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Zach Poskevich on Families & Children
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Zach Poskevich on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Diane Black on Families & Children
Republican (District 6): Click here for Diane Black on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marsha Blackburn on Families & Children
Republican Representative (TN-7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Marsha Blackburn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Steve Cohen on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Steve Cohen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Jim Cooper on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (TN-5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Cooper on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 25% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
Scott DesJarlais on Families & Children
Republican (District 4): Click here for Scott DesJarlais on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jimmy Duncan on Families & Children
Republican Representative (TN-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jimmy Duncan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 84% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Stephen Fincher on Families & Children
Republican (District 8): Click here for Stephen Fincher on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chuck Fleischmann on Families & Children
Republican (District 3): Click here for Chuck Fleischmann on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Phil Roe on Families & Children
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Phil Roe on other issues.
  • As Ob-Gyn, I delivered most of my own voters. (Dec 2014)
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Phil Bredesen on Families & Children
Democratic TN Governor: Click here for Phil Bredesen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Don Sundquist on Families & Children
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Don Sundquist on other issues.
  • Encourage fathers' participation in child-raising. (Sep 2001)
  • Federal funds & state involvement in fatherhood initiatives. (Aug 2001)
Ed Bryant on Families & Children
Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ed Bryant on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Bob Clement on Families & Children
Former Democratic Senate Nominee (2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Clement on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Bill Frist on Families & Children
Republican Senate Majority Leader (TN, retiring 2006): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Frist on other issues.
  • Damaged reputation by misdiagnosing Terri Schiavo by video. (Nov 2006)
  • Diagnosis of Terry Schiavo disproven by autopsy. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Tipper Gore on Families & Children
Democratic Candidate (Former): Click here for Tipper Gore on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Van Hilleary on Families & Children
Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Van Hilleary on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Bill Jenkins on Families & Children
Republican (Retired 2006) (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Jenkins on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Rosalind Kurita on Families & Children
Former Democratic challenger (2006): Click here for Rosalind Kurita on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Quillen on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Quillen on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Fred Thompson on Families & Children
Former Republican Senator; 2004 candidate for Pres.: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Fred Thompson on other issues.
  • Promote culture of life & strengthen families. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
Ed Bryant on Families & Children
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ed Bryant on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Bob Clement on Families & Children
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Clement on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
David Davis on Families & Children
Republican: Click here for David Davis on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lincoln Davis on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (TN-4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 72% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Harold Ford on Families & Children
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 33% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Harold Ford-TN on Families & Children
2006 Democratic challenger, Former U.S. Rep: Click here for Harold Ford-TN on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bart Gordon on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (TN-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bart Gordon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 46% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent crime database for volunteers with kids. (Jul 2008)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Bo Heyward on Families & Children
Independent challenger: Click here for Bo Heyward on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Van Hilleary on Families & Children
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Van Hilleary on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Chris Lugo on Families & Children
Green challenger: Click here for Chris Lugo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Padgett on Families & Children
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Mike Padgett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Tanner on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (TN-8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Tanner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 46% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
Bob Tuke on Families & Children
Democratic challenger: Click here for Bob Tuke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Zach Wamp on Families & Children
Republican Representative (TN-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Zach Wamp on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Kenneth Eaton on Families & Children
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Kenneth Eaton on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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