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Jay Nixon on Jobs
Missouri Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Nixon on other issues.
  • Protect the jobs of today, while creating jobs of tomorrow. (Nov 2008)

Senate:

MO 2012: 2012 Missouri Senate Debates


Todd Akin on Jobs
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 29% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Roy Blunt on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt on other issues.
  • Jobs for Missouri: real, sustainable, private sector jobs. (Aug 2010)
  • So-called "stimulus" has not delivered jobs. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
John Brunner on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for John Brunner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Claire McCaskill on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Claire McCaskill on other issues.
  • Raise the minimum wage. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
Sarah Steelman on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Sarah Steelman on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Russ Carnahan on Jobs
Democratic Representative (MO-3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Russ Carnahan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
William Lacy Clay on Jobs
Democratic Representative (MO-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for William Lacy Clay on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Emmanuel Cleaver on Jobs
Democratic Representative (MO-5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Emmanuel Cleaver on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Samuel Graves on Jobs
Republican Representative (MO-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Samuel Graves on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 67% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Vicky Hartzler on Jobs
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Vicky Hartzler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Billy Long on Jobs
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Billy Long on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Blaine Luetkemeyer on Jobs
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Blaine Luetkemeyer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Jason Smith on Jobs
Republican (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jason Smith on other issues.
  • Government can't create jobs; small business does. (Jun 2013)
Ann Wagner on Jobs
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ann Wagner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Matt Blunt on Jobs
Republican MO Governor: Click here for Matt Blunt on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Akin on Jobs
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 29% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Jo Ann Emerson on Jobs
Republican Representative (MO-8): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Emerson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 31% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 17% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Bob Holden on Jobs
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Holden on other issues.
  • Invest in life sciences to apply farm products. (Jan 2001)
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
John Ashcroft on Jobs
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Ashcroft on other issues.
  • More focus on agricultural trade abroad. (Nov 2000)
  • Voted YES on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Jean Carnahan on Jobs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jean Carnahan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
Mel Carnahan on Jobs
Governor & 2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (MO)-Deceased 2000: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mel Carnahan on other issues.
  • State instead of federal rules for animal operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Immediate federal assistance for farm crisis. (Sep 1999)
Bill Emerson on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Emerson on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Nancy Farmer on Jobs
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Treasurer: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nancy Farmer on other issues.
  • Increase the minimum wage. (Aug 2004)
Dick Gephardt on Jobs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Dick Gephardt on other issues.
  • Ask the WTO for an international minimum wage. (Jan 2004)
  • AdWatch: claims Bush did worst on jobs-but Reagan did worse. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports safe genetically modified food. (Nov 2003)
  • My presidency will have three goals: jobs, jobs, jobs. (Nov 2003)
  • Son of Teamster and a secretary. (Oct 2003)
  • Fight for unions & working families is in my bones. (Sep 2003)
  • How many Americans lose their jobs before Bush loses his? (Sep 2003)
  • Represents hard-working labor union people. (May 2003)
  • Establish international minimum wage. (May 2003)
  • Workers need to be paid a living wage. (Jul 1999)
  • Require companies to invest 1% of payroll in worker training. (Jul 1999)
  • Employees must “think like owners” to compete globally. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Mel Hancock on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mel Hancock on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Karen McCarthy on Jobs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Karen McCarthy on other issues.
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Roy Blunt on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt on other issues.
  • Jobs for Missouri: real, sustainable, private sector jobs. (Aug 2010)
  • So-called "stimulus" has not delivered jobs. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Kit Bond on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (MO): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Kit Bond on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted YES on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Rated 8% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Robin Carnahan on Jobs
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for Robin Carnahan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Clay Sr. on Jobs
Democrat (retired 2000) (District 1): Click here for Bill Clay Sr. on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Danner on Jobs
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Pat Danner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kenny Hulshof on Jobs
Republican Representative (MO-9): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Hulshof on other issues.
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Mike Parker on Jobs
Republican (retired 1998) (District 4): Click here for Mike Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ike Skelton on Jobs
Democratic Representative (MO-4): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Ike Skelton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 80% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Jim Talent on Jobs
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • Open new markets for Missouri's producers. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Jim Talent on Jobs
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • Open new markets for Missouri's producers. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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