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Julian Castro on Social Security
Mayor of San Antonio: Click here for Julian Castro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Annise Parker on Social Security
Mayor of Houston: Click here for Annise Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Perry on Social Security
Republican Governor (TX): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Rick Perry on other issues.
  • Pledge to older workers; transform program for younger ones. (Nov 2011)
  • Solemn oath to people approaching Social Security age. (Sep 2011)
  • Let state employees opt out of Social Security. (Sep 2011)
  • Slam-dunk guarantee to preserve Social Security for elders. (Sep 2011)
  • Social Security was unconstitutional, but don't take it away. (Sep 2011)
  • We need conversation about Social Security run by states. (Sep 2011)
  • It's a monstrous lie that young people will get benefits. (Sep 2011)
  • Cannot keep the Social Security status quo. (Sep 2011)
  • FactCheck: Softened "fraud" rhetoric in current campaign. (Sep 2011)
  • We are fed up with system teetering on bankruptcy. (Nov 2010)
  • New Deal inventions violently toss aside federalism. (Nov 2010)
  • Trust Fund is an unsustainable Ponzi scheme. (Nov 2010)
  • Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2001)
Mike Rawlings on Social Security
Mayor of Dallas: Click here for Mike Rawlings on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

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John Cornyn on Social Security
Republican Jr Senator (TX): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Cornyn on other issues.
  • Social Security benefits are sacred. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • Rated 10% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Ted Cruz on Social Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ted Cruz on other issues.
  • Raise retirement age; cap increases to inflation rate. (Aug 2012)
  • Transition younger workers into personal savings system. (Jun 2012)
David Dewhurst on Social Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Dewhurst on other issues.
  • Opposes cutting payroll taxes as harmful to Social Security. (Feb 2012)
Kay Bailey Hutchison on Social Security
Republican Sr Senator (TX): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Kay Bailey Hutchison on other issues.
  • Reform Social Security now, while itís still easy. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted YES on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Paul Sadler on Social Security
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul Sadler on other issues.
  • Modest reforms but no overhaul; system is sound. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes privatizing Social Security. (Apr 2012)

House:


Joe Linus Barton on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Joe Linus Barton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create personal retirement accounts within Social Security. (Jul 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Kevin Brady on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Brady on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 10% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Michael Burgess on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Burgess on other issues.
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Quico Canseco on Social Security
Republican (District 23): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Quico Canseco on other issues.
  • Supports privatizing Social Security. (Nov 2010)
John Carter on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-31): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Carter on other issues.
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Joaquin Castro on Social Security
Democrat (District 20): Click here for Joaquin Castro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Conaway on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-11): Click here for Mike Conaway on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Henry Cuellar on Social Security
Democratic Representative (TX-28): Click here for Henry Cuellar on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Culberson on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Culberson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Rated 20% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Lloyd Doggett on Social Security
Democratic Representative (TX-25): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Lloyd Doggett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Blake Farenthold on Social Security
Republican (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Blake Farenthold on other issues.
  • Supports privatizing Social Security. (Nov 2010)
Bill Flores on Social Security
Republican (District 17): Click here for Bill Flores on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pete Gallego on Social Security
Democrat (District 23): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Pete Gallego on other issues.
  • Oppose efforts to raise retirement age or privatize. (Nov 2012)
  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Jul 2012)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Louie Gohmert on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Louie Gohmert on other issues.
  • Beef up Social Security. (Oct 2004)
Kay Granger on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-12): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Kay Granger on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports individual savings accounts and work incentives. (Sep 1998)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Al Green on Social Security
Democratic Representative (TX-9): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Al Green on other issues.
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
Gene Green on Social Security
Democratic Representative (TX-29): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Gene Green on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
Ralph Moody Hall on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Moody Hall on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Rated 20% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Jeb Hensarling on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jeb Hensarling on other issues.
  • Rated 10% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Ruben Hinojosa on Social Security
Democratic Representative (TX-15): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ruben Hinojosa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Sheila Jackson Lee on Social Security
Democratic Representative (TX-18): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Sheila Jackson Lee on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Eddie Bernice Johnson on Social Security
Democratic Representative (TX-30): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Eddie Bernice Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Sam Johnson on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Sam Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Scott Keller on Social Security
Independent Challenger (District 8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Scott Keller on other issues.
  • All Social Security money MUST go to Social Security. (Apr 2013)
  • Communitize instead of statism or privatization. (Apr 2013)
  • Make Social Security a non-profit system. (Aug 2011)
  • Privatization opens up Americans to the wolves. (Aug 2011)
  • Retirees have paid their dues. (Aug 2011)
  • Non-monetary communities for retirees. (Aug 2011)
Kenny Marchant on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-24): Click here for Kenny Marchant on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael McCaul on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-10): Click here for Michael McCaul on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Neugebauer on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-19): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Randy Neugebauer on other issues.
  • Rated 13% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Beto O`Rourke on Social Security
Democrat (District 16): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Pete Olson on Social Security
Republican (District 22): Click here for Pete Olson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ted Poe on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-2): Click here for Ted Poe on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Silvestre Reyes on Social Security
Democratic Representative (TX-16): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Silvestre Reyes on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
Pete Sessions on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-32): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Pete Sessions on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create personal retirement accounts within Social Security. (Jul 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Lamar Smith on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-21): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Lamar Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Mac Thornberry on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-13): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mac Thornberry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 11% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Marc Veasey on Social Security
Democrat (District 33): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marc Veasey on other issues.
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
Filemon Vela on Social Security
Democrat (District 34): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Filemon Vela on other issues.
  • Keep system sound but don't privatize Social Security. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
Randy Weber on Social Security
Republican (District 14): Click here for Randy Weber on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Roger Williams on Social Security
Republican (District 25): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Roger Williams on other issues.
  • Supports personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Elizabeth Ames Jones on Social Security
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Elizabeth Ames Jones on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Leppert on Social Security
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Tom Leppert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Roland on Social Security
Libertarian Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Roland on other issues.
  • Eliminate social security as unconstitutional. (May 2008)
Charles Gonzalez on Social Security
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Gonzalez on other issues.
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
Ron Paul on Social Security
Republican Representative (TX-14); previously Libertarian for President: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Ron Paul on other issues.
  • System is broke; allow young people to get out. (Sep 2011)
  • Abolish Social Security, but not overnight. (Jan 2008)
  • Let people get out of Social Security; itís a failure. (Jan 2008)
  • Never voted to spend one penny of Social Security money. (Dec 2007)
  • Allow young people to get out of the system. (Oct 2007)
  • Personal retirement accounts allow investing in oneís future. (Sep 2007)
  • Federal government wonít keep its entitlement promises. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create personal retirement accounts within Social Security. (Jul 2000)
  • Sponsored bill to put Trust Fund into market certificates. (Jan 2003)
  • Rated 30% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Steve Stockman on Social Security
Republican (District 36): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Stockman on other issues.
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Tony Sanchez on Social Security
Democrat 2000 Challenger: Click here for Tony Sanchez on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ken Bentsen on Social Security
Former Dem.challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006), former U.S. Rep.: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
Jack Fields on Social Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Fields on other issues.
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Martin Frost on Social Security
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 24): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Martin Frost on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Phil Gramm on Social Security
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Phil Gramm on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
Gene Kelly on Social Security
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for Gene Kelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Social Security
2002 Democratic Candidate: Click here for Ron Kirk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nicholas Lampson on Social Security
Democrat (Unseated 2008) (District 9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Nicholas Lampson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Rated 89% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Mary Ruwart on Social Security
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (TX): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mary Ruwart on other issues.
  • Supports privatizing Social Security. (Sep 2000)
Max Sandlin on Social Security
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Max Sandlin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on Social Security
Republican Former (2006-2007) (District 22): Click here for Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Turner on Social Security
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Turner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Rated 89% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Bill Archer on Social Security
Republican (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Archer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Dick Armey on Social Security
Republican (District 26): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Dick Armey on other issues.
  • FreedomWorks focus: reduce government & privatize Soc. Sec. (Jan 2012)
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Chris Bell on Social Security
Democrat (District 25): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Bell on other issues.
  • Rated 89% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Ken Bentsen on Social Security
Democrat (District 25): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
Henry Bonilla on Social Security
Republican (District 23): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Henry Bonilla on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Ronald Coleman on Social Security
Democrat (1982-1996) (District 16): Click here for Ronald Coleman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Larry Combest on Social Security
Republican (District 19): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Larry Combest on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Prof. Tom Davis on Social Security
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Prof. Tom Davis on other issues.
  • Donít privatize social security. (Aug 2008)
Tom DeLay on Social Security
Republican (District 22): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom DeLay on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Chet Edwards on Social Security
Democratic Representative (TX-17): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Chet Edwards on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 80% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Darrel Hunter on Social Security
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Darrel Hunter on other issues.
  • Congress broke contract by increasing retirement age to 67. (Nov 2004)
Scott Jameson on Social Security
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Jameson on other issues.
  • Privatize social security. (Aug 2008)
  • Replace entitlements with market alternatives. (Oct 2006)
  • Compete with financial markets for retirement accounts. (Jan 2006)
Rick Noriega on Social Security
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Rick Noriega on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Solomon Ortiz on Social Security
Democratic Representative (TX-27): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Solomon Ortiz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Barbara Radnofsky on Social Security
Democratic challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Radnofsky on other issues.
  • Privatization is a terrible idea. (Oct 2006)
  • Oppose efforts to privatize Social Security. (Apr 2006)
  • Ensure that our safety net remains safe. (Jan 2006)
  • Save Social Security from privatization. (Sep 2005)
Ciro Rodriguez on Social Security
Democratic Representative (TX-23): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ciro Rodriguez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Charles Stenholm on Social Security
Democrat (District 17): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Charles Stenholm on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Rated 70% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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