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Jack Markell on Budget & Economy
Delaware Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Markell on other issues.
  • New infrastructure fund and jobs creation credit. (Jul 2011)

Senate:

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Tom Carper on Budget & Economy
Democratic Sr Senator (DE): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Carper on other issues.
  • Criticizes ‘Splurging Away’ Surplus. (Aug 2000)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying down federal debt by rating programs' effectiveness. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
Chris Coons on Budget & Economy
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Chris Coons on other issues.
  • TARP lending and SBA loans are positive & concrete steps. (Oct 2010)
  • My county was one of only 30 earning Triple-A bond rating. (Oct 2010)
  • Bailout was done too fast and put billions at risk. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports the stimulus bill. (Sep 2010)
Christine O`Donnell on Budget & Economy
Republican Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Christine O`Donnell on other issues.
  • My financial problems let me relate to families' suffering. (Oct 2010)
  • Pledges to vote against all earmarks & pork barrel spending. (Aug 2006)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes the stimulus bill. (Sep 2010)
Alex Pires on Budget & Economy
Independent Challenger: Click here for Alex Pires on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kevin Wade on Budget & Economy
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Wade on other issues.
  • Trust ourselves to make their own choices. (Jul 2014)
  • I've balanced budget in my engineering corporation. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports a constitutional BBA. (Oct 2012)

House:


John Carney on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District AL): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Carney on other issues.
  • Budgetary discipline: reduce debt AND cut taxes. (Oct 2011)
  • Get spending under control and reduce the deficit. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Banking Committee. (Mar 2011)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ruth Ann Minner on Budget & Economy
Democratic DE Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ruth Ann Minner on other issues.
  • Bankruptcy reform: limit Chapter 7; protect states' role. (Feb 2001)
  • Uphold commitments to states before other spending. (Sep 2001)
Michael Castle on Budget & Economy
Former GOP (until 2010) (District AL): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Michael Castle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
  • Maintain & enforce existing spending caps in the future. (Sep 1998)
Michael Castle on Budget & Economy
2010 Senate Challenger (lost primary); previously Gov.& Rep.: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Michael Castle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
  • Maintain & enforce existing spending caps in the future. (Sep 1998)
Ray Clatworthy on Budget & Economy
2002 Republican Senate Challenger (DE): Click here for Ray Clatworthy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
William Roth on Budget & Economy
Former Republican Senator (unseated, 2000): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for William Roth on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
Ted Kaufman on Budget & Economy
Democratic Senate-Appointee: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ted Kaufman on other issues.
  • Succeeded Elizabeth Warren as Banking Oversight head. (Apr 2014)
  • $2.5T bailout saved corruptly concentrated financial power. (Sep 2010)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • More enforcement of mortgage fraud and TARP fraud. (May 2009)
Mike Protack on Budget & Economy
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Protack on other issues.
  • Wasteful & uncontrolled budget spending drains our economy. (Jan 2006)
Jan Ting on Budget & Economy
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jan Ting on other issues.
  • Focus on wasteful earmarks and excessive government spending. (Sep 2006)
Beau Biden on Budget & Economy
Democratic Senate Challenger; currently Attorney General: Click here for Beau Biden on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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