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Jay Nixon on Families & Children
Missouri Democratic Governor: Click here for Jay Nixon on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

MO 2012: 2012 Missouri Senate Debates


Todd Akin on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Roy Blunt on Families & Children
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
John Brunner on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for John Brunner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Claire McCaskill on Families & Children
Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Claire McCaskill on other issues.
  • Permanent crime database for volunteers with kids. (Jul 2008)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Sarah Steelman on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sarah Steelman on other issues.
  • Divest from Iran; they're helping Iraqi opposition. (Jun 2008)

House:


Russ Carnahan on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MO-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Russ Carnahan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Permanent crime database for volunteers with kids. (Jul 2008)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • Increase number of children eligible for free school meals. (Oct 2009)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
William Lacy Clay on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MO-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for William Lacy Clay on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO 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 7% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Emmanuel Cleaver on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MO-5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Emmanuel Cleaver 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)
Samuel Graves on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MO-6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Samuel Graves on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 91% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Vicky Hartzler on Families & Children
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Vicky Hartzler on other issues.
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
Billy Long on Families & Children
Republican (District 7): Click here for Billy Long on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Blaine Luetkemeyer on Families & Children
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Blaine Luetkemeyer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
Jason Smith on Families & Children
Republican (District 8): Click here for Jason Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ann Wagner on Families & Children
Republican (District 2): Click here for Ann Wagner on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Matt Blunt on Families & Children
Republican MO Governor: Click here for Matt Blunt on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Akin on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Jo Ann Emerson on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MO-8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Emerson on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Bob Holden on Families & Children
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Holden on other issues.
  • $3M for more local domestic violence shelters. (Jan 2001)
  • Encourage fathers' participation in child-raising. (Sep 2001)
  • Federal funds & state involvement in fatherhood initiatives. (Aug 2001)
John Ashcroft on Families & Children
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Ashcroft on other issues.
  • Fight the assault on the American family. (Sep 2000)
  • Focus on kids: drug-free schools & good health care. (Sep 2000)
  • More parental involvement to reduce juvenile crime. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
Jean Carnahan on Families & Children
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jean Carnahan on other issues.
  • Long history as Missouri’s First Lady on family issues. (Jan 2001)
  • Workplace child-care & more commitment to families. (Nov 2000)
Mel Carnahan on Families & Children
Governor & 2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (MO)-Deceased 2000: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mel Carnahan on other issues.
  • Good parenting is the best ‘anti-drug’ we have. (Aug 2000)
  • Tougher Internet child pornography laws. (Jan 2000)
  • Early intervention & accountability for juvenile crime. (Aug 1996)
Bill Emerson on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Emerson on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Nancy Farmer on Families & Children
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Treasurer: Click here for Nancy Farmer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dick Gephardt on Families & Children
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Dick Gephardt on other issues.
  • More funding for Violence Against Women Act. (Sep 2000)
  • Parental involvement with school & kids solves social woes. (Jul 1999)
  • Co-established bipartisan task force on the family. (Jan 1995)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Mel Hancock on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mel Hancock on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Karen McCarthy on Families & Children
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Karen McCarthy on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 18% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Roy Blunt on Families & Children
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Kit Bond on Families & Children
Republican Sr Senator (MO): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kit Bond on other issues.
  • Voted NO on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Robin Carnahan on Families & Children
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for Robin Carnahan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Clay Sr. on Families & Children
Democrat (retired 2000) (District 1): Click here for Bill Clay Sr. on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Danner on Families & Children
Democrat (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pat Danner on other issues.
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Kenny Hulshof on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MO-9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Hulshof 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 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Mike Parker on Families & Children
Republican (retired 1998) (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Parker on other issues.
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Ike Skelton on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MO-4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ike Skelton 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 61% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
Jim Talent on Families & Children
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Jim Talent on Families & Children
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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