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Tom Foley on Families & Children
Republican challenger: Click here for Tom Foley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dan Malloy on Families & Children
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Malloy on other issues.
  • 21-year-old son arrested in robbery, suffering depression. (Mar 2014)
  • Permanently establish the Office of Early Childhood. (Feb 2014)
David Walker on Families & Children
Republican Challengr for Lt. Governor: Click here for David Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

CT 2012: 2012 Connecticut Senate Debate


Richard Blumenthal on Families & Children
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Richard Blumenthal on other issues.
  • McMahon's WWE is adult entertainment marketed to children. (Oct 2010)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Susan Bysiewicz on Families & Children
Democratic Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for Susan Bysiewicz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Linda McMahon on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for Linda McMahon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris Murphy on Families & Children
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Christopher Shays on Families & Children
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays 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)
  • Rated 53% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)

House:


Joe Courtney on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Courtney on other issues.
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Rosa DeLauro on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (CT-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Rosa DeLauro 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)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 15% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Elizabeth Esty on Families & Children
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Elizabeth Esty on other issues.
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Jim Himes on Families & Children
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Himes on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
John Larson on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (CT-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Larson 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 9% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jodi Rell on Families & Children
Republican CT Governor: Click here for Jodi Rell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Lieberman on Families & Children
Democratic Jr Senator (CT, retiring 2012), ran for V.P. with Gore, ran for president 2004: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Lieberman on other issues.
  • Parents are losing children to culture’s violence. (Sep 2000)
  • With Bill Bennett, “Silver Sewer Awards” for immoral videos. (Aug 2000)
  • Asks retailers to limit violent video games to kids. (Jun 2000)
  • Outraged at paternal irresponsibility-enforce child support. (May 2000)
  • Youth Violence Commission to investigate causes of violence. (Dec 1999)
  • Encourage media responsibility to stop juvenile violence. (May 1999)
  • Media: self-enforce ratings & no marketing violence to kids. (May 1999)
  • Lewinsky affair is part of anything-goes culture. (Sep 1998)
  • Voted NO on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Small Business loans for child care businesses. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Disallow renting violent-rated video games to children. (Dec 2005)
Chris Murphy on Families & Children
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
John Rowland on Families & Children
Former Republican Governor (1995-2004): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Rowland on other issues.
  • Encourage fathers' participation in child-raising. (Sep 2001)
  • Federal funds & state involvement in fatherhood initiatives. (Aug 2001)
Gary Franks on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gary Franks on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Nancy Lee Johnson on Families & Children
Former Republican challenger, U.S.Rep.: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson 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 41% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Miriam Masullo on Families & Children
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Miriam Masullo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Orchulli on Families & Children
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Jack Orchulli on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rob Simmons on Families & Children
2010 Senate Challenger (lost GOP primary); formerly US Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons 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)
  • Rated 46% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
Chris Dodd on Families & Children
Democratic Sr Senator (CT): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Chris Dodd on other issues.
  • Authored the Family Medical Leave Act. (Aug 2007)
  • Allow same sex couples to adopt & immigrate. (Aug 2007)
  • Proudest of authoring the Family and Medical Leave Act. (Jul 2007)
  • Add illness leave to Family and Medical Leave Act. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
Sam Gejdenson on Families & Children
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Sam Gejdenson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Lee Johnson on Families & Children
Republican (District 6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson 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 41% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Barbara Bailey Kennelly on Families & Children
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Barbara Bailey Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barbara Kennelly on Families & Children
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 1): Click here for Barbara Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ned Lamont on Families & Children
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Ned Lamont on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Maloney on Families & Children
Democrat (retired) (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Maloney 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)
Alan Schlesinger on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for Alan Schlesinger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Christopher Shays on Families & Children
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays 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)
  • Rated 53% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Rob Simmons on Families & Children
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons 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)
  • Rated 46% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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