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Jennifer Granholm on Principles & Values
Democratic Governor (MI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jennifer Granholm on other issues.
  • Born in Canada; raised in California; elected in Michigan. (Oct 2005)
  • Elected Attorney General on slogan, "I'll take your case!". (Oct 2005)
Mark Schauer on Principles & Values
Democratic Challenger for Governor: Click here for Mark Schauer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Snyder on Principles & Values
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Snyder on other issues.
  • Refuses to answer political organizations' questionnaires. (Nov 2010)

Senate:

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Scotty Boman on Principles & Values
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scotty Boman on other issues.
  • Promote Libertarian ideals of Peace, Liberty, and Prosperity. (Jun 2008)
Randy Hekman on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for Randy Hekman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Hoekstra on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MI-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Peter Hoekstra on other issues.
  • I will either debate her or an empty chair; it's her choice. (Oct 2012)
  • Accused of anti-Chinese racism in Super Bowl TV ad. (Feb 2012)
  • AdWatch: It's not racist to note that US funds help China. (Feb 2012)
  • Religious affiliation: Christian Reformed Church. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Peter Konetchy on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Peter Konetchy on other issues.
  • Judeo-Christian values established our government framework. (Jul 2014)
Terri Lynn Land on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for Terri Lynn Land on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Peters on Principles & Values
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gary Peters on other issues.
  • Family has lived in Oakland County for five generations. (Nov 2008)
Debbie Stabenow on Principles & Values
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (MI-8): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Stabenow on other issues.
  • Poorest member of the Senate, as measured by net worth. (Sep 2013)
  • End the ongoing debate over debates: No Senate debates. (Oct 2012)
  • AdWatch: criticized for spending funds borrowed from China. (Feb 2012)
  • Voted with Democratic Party 94.7% of 323 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • A clear choice against failed Bush policies. (Oct 2006)
  • 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 NO on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: United Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Senate New Democrat Coalition. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Matt Wiedenhoeft on Principles & Values
Republican Senate Challenger (withdrawn): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Matt Wiedenhoeft on other issues.
  • Keep God in the public sphere. (Dec 2013)
  • Protect our˙civil liberties; restore˙the Constitution. (Nov 2013)

House:


Justin Amash on Principles & Values
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Justin Amash on other issues.
  • Assure America's greatness by recommitting to constitution. (Sep 2011)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Dan Benishek on Principles & Values
Republican (District 1): Click here for Dan Benishek on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kerry Bentivolio on Principles & Values
Republican (District 11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kerry Bentivolio on other issues.
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Aug 2012)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
John Conyers on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MI-14): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Conyers on other issues.
  • Among "10 poorest House members," as measured by assets. (Sep 2013)
  • 2004: massive voter irregularities in Ohio gave Bush victory. (Mar 2010)
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Dave Curson on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 11): Click here for Dave Curson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Debbie Dingell on Principles & Values
Democratic nominee (District 12): Click here for Debbie Dingell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Huizenga on Principles & Values
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Huizenga on other issues.
  • Designate first weekend in May as Ten Commandments Weekend. (Apr 2011)
Dan Kildee on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 5): Click here for Dan Kildee on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Konetchy on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Peter Konetchy on other issues.
  • Judeo-Christian values established our government framework. (Jul 2014)
Brenda Lawrence on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 14): Click here for Brenda Lawrence on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sander Levin on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MI-12): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sander Levin on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Thad McCotter on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MI-11): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Thad McCotter on other issues.
  • Our American Dream is endangered, economically & militarily. (Jul 2011)
  • GOP must honor Tea Party, or they'll make a third party. (Jul 2011)
  • T-Mac: studies philosophy; plays guitar. (Feb 2011)
  • 2006: Republican majority governed too ideologically. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
Candice Miller on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MI-10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Candice Miller on other issues.
  • Rated 17% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
John Moolenaar on Principles & Values
Republican (District 4): Click here for John Moolenaar on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Rogers on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MI-8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Rogers on other issues.
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
Mark Schauer on Principles & Values
Democratic Governor Challenger (District 7): Click here for Mark Schauer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred Upton on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MI-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Fred Upton on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Protestant. (Nov 2000)
  • Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Leadership Council. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Tim Walberg on Principles & Values
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tim Walberg on other issues.
  • Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization. (Dec 2007)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
  • Designate first weekend in May as Ten Commandments Weekend. (Apr 2011)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Carl Levin on Principles & Values
Democratic Sr Senator (MI): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Carl Levin on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 96.0% of 322 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • MI more representative for early primary than IA & NH. (Oct 2005)
  • 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: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Dave Camp on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MI-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Dave Camp on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Hansen Clarke on Principles & Values
Former Democrat (until 2012) (District 13): Click here for Hansen Clarke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Dingell on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MI-15): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Dingell on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 75% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Dale Kildee on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MI-5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dale Kildee on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Gary Peters on Principles & Values
Democrat (Senate run 2014) (District 14): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gary Peters on other issues.
  • Family has lived in Oakland County for five generations. (Nov 2008)
John Engler on Principles & Values
Former Republican Governor (1991-2002): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Engler on other issues.
  • The “Next Michigan”: attitude for the future. (Jan 2001)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Midwestern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)
  • Member of Republican Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member of the Republican Leadership Council. (Jan 2001)
Spencer Abraham on Principles & Values
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Spencer Abraham on other issues.
  • Consistent conservative in Senate votes. (Jan 2001)
  • Religious affiliation: Eastern Orthodox. (Nov 2000)
Dick Chrysler on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dick Chrysler on other issues.
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Nick Smith on Principles & Values
Former Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nick Smith on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Congregationalist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Liberty Caucus. (Dec 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Nick Smith on Principles & Values
Republican (Until 2004) (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nick Smith on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Congregationalist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Liberty Caucus. (Dec 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Jerry Zandstra on Principles & Values
Former Republican challenger (2006): Click here for Jerry Zandstra on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Barcia on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for James Barcia on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
Bart Baron on Principles & Values
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Bart Baron on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Bonior on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 10): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Bonior on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
Mike Bouchard on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Bouchard on other issues.
  • 8-point plan: Renewing Michigan’s Economy. (Sep 2006)
Keith Butler on Principles & Values
Republican challenger, previously Detroit councilor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Keith Butler on other issues.
  • Elected as Republican City Councilor in Democratic Detroit. (Jan 2006)
  • Wrote 1992 Republican national platform. (Jan 2006)
  • Columnist for Detroit News and regular TV commentator. (Jan 2006)
  • Founding pastor of Word of Faith International Church. (Jan 2006)
  • Holds theological degree; married 29 years; 3 grown kids. (Jan 2006)
Vernon Ehlers on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MI-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Vernon Ehlers on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Christian Reformed Church. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Peter Hoekstra on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MI-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Peter Hoekstra on other issues.
  • I will either debate her or an empty chair; it's her choice. (Oct 2012)
  • Accused of anti-Chinese racism in Super Bowl TV ad. (Feb 2012)
  • AdWatch: It's not racist to note that US funds help China. (Feb 2012)
  • Religious affiliation: Christian Reformed Church. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Jack Hoogendyk on Principles & Values
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Jack Hoogendyk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carolyn Kilpatrick on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MI-13): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Kilpatrick on other issues.
  • Son Kwame resigned as Detroit mayor in criminal scandal. (Oct 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Joe Knollenberg on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (MI-9): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joe Knollenberg on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 25% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Bret McAtee on Principles & Values
Constitution Party Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bret McAtee on other issues.
  • Running as US Taxpayers Party, also Constitution Party. (Jan 2006)
  • Awaken benumbed people from their moral torpor. (Jan 2006)
Mike Nikitin on Principles & Values
Constitution/Taxpayers Party Senate challenger: Click here for Mike Nikitin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lynn Nancy Rivers on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Nancy Rivers on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Protestant. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
Leonard Schwartz on Principles & Values
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for Leonard Schwartz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joe Schwarz on Principles & Values
Republican (District 7): Click here for Joe Schwarz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bart Stupak on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (MI-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bart Stupak on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
Debbie Stabenow on Principles & Values
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (MI-8): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Stabenow on other issues.
  • Poorest member of the Senate, as measured by net worth. (Sep 2013)
  • End the ongoing debate over debates: No Senate debates. (Oct 2012)
  • AdWatch: criticized for spending funds borrowed from China. (Feb 2012)
  • Voted with Democratic Party 94.7% of 323 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • A clear choice against failed Bush policies. (Oct 2006)
  • 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 NO on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: United Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Senate New Democrat Coalition. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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