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Peter Shumlin on Principles & Values
Democratic Governor: Click here for Peter Shumlin on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

VT 2012: 2012 Vermont Senate Debates


Patrick Leahy on Principles & Values
Democratic Sr Senator (VT): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Leahy on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 94.8% of 324 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 YES 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)
John MacGovern on Principles & Values
Republican challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John MacGovern on other issues.
  • Runs the Hanover Institute, a Dartmouth alumni group. (Oct 2012)
  • Served four terms in the Massachusetts legislature. (Aug 2012)
Bernie Sanders on Principles & Values
Socialist Jr Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bernie Sanders on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 94.1% of 324 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Current administration has numbed American outrage. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)

House:


Peter Welch on Principles & Values
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Peter Welch on other issues.
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Howard Dean-Gov on Principles & Values
Former Democratic Governor (2005-2008); pres. candidate 2004: Click here for Howard Dean-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Douglas on Principles & Values
Republican VT Governor: Click here for Jim Douglas on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Jeffords on Principles & Values
Independent Jr Senator (VT, retiring 2006): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jim Jeffords on other issues.
  • Party switch gives control of Senate to Democrats. (May 2001)
  • 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)
  • Religious affiliation: Congregationalist. (Nov 2000)
  • Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Fund the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program. (Dec 1997)
Jack McMullen on Principles & Values
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Jack McMullen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Len Britton on Principles & Values
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Len Britton on other issues.
  • Ninth-generation Vermont businessman. (Sep 2010)
Larry Drown on Principles & Values
Democratic challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Larry Drown on other issues.
  • America needs a change in culture as well as politics. (Jun 2006)
  • Running so Dems won’t cede race to Bernie Sanders. (Dec 2005)
  • “Demagressives” controlling the Party can’t field candidates. (Dec 2005)
  • Has run for office under Democrat, GOP, & Reform parties. (Dec 2005)
Daniel Freilich on Principles & Values
2010 Independent Challenger: Click here for Daniel Freilich on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Greg Parke on Principles & Values
Republican challenger: Click here for Greg Parke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Tarrant on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for Richard Tarrant on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bernie Sanders on Principles & Values
Socialist Jr Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bernie Sanders on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 94.1% of 324 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Current administration has numbed American outrage. (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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