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Dave Heineman on Principles & Values
Republican NE Governor: Click here for Dave Heineman on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

NE 2014: 2014 NE Senate debate


Deb Fischer on Principles & Values
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Deb Fischer on other issues.
  • Ran underdog primary campaign on shoestring budget. (May 2012)
  • Do Nebraskans want more career politician in Washington? (May 2012)
  • TV ad: "End the political bull". (May 2012)
Ben Nelson on Principles & Values
Democratic Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ben Nelson on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 77.8% of 325 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • 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 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Shane Osborn on Principles & Values
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Shane Osborn on other issues.
  • Endorsed by Tea Party-oriented group, Freedom Works. (Nov 2013)
  • Piloted crippled aircraft to China after midair collision. (Apr 2001)
Ben Sasse on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ben Sasse on other issues.
  • Endorsed by Freedom Works' founder & other Tea Party groups. (Nov 2013)

House:


Jeff Fortenberry on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (NE-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Fortenberry on other issues.
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization. (Dec 2007)
Adrian Smith on Principles & Values
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Adrian Smith on other issues.
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Lee Terry on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (NE-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Lee Terry on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization. (Dec 2007)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Johanns on Principles & Values
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • Focus on small towns. (Aug 2008)
  • Priorities: tax relief, education, family. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted NO on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Midwestern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of Republican Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member of the Western Governors' Association. (Aug 2001)
Jon Bruning on Principles & Values
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Bruning on other issues.
  • OpEd: Became multimillionaire while serving in public office. (May 2012)
Pat Flynn on Principles & Values
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pat Flynn on other issues.
  • Endorsed by Republican Liberty Caucus. (May 2012)
  • I'm the only candidate who is not a "career politician". (Apr 2012)
Mike Johanns on Principles & Values
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • Focus on small towns. (Aug 2008)
  • Priorities: tax relief, education, family. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted NO on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Midwestern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of Republican Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member of the Western Governors' Association. (Aug 2001)
Bob Kerrey on Principles & Values
Democratic Challenger (previously Senator): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Kerrey on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Congregationalist. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
  • Fund the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program. (Dec 1997)
Don Stenberg on Principles & Values
Republican Senate challenger (NE): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Don Stenberg on other issues.
  • Our country's going in the wrong direction. (May 2012)
  • Most campaign funds come from South Carolina PAC. (May 2012)
Doug Bereuter on Principles & Values
Republican (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Doug Bereuter on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Lutheran. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Jon Christensen on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Christensen on other issues.
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Jim Exon on Principles & Values
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for Jim Exon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charlie Matulka on Principles & Values
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (NE): Click here for Charlie Matulka on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Barrett on Principles & Values
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Barrett on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Chuck Hagel on Principles & Values
Republican Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Hagel on other issues.
  • 16 years is enough in the Senate; not running for president. (Sep 2007)
  • Third-party candidacies difficult; but we need alternatives. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted with Republican Party 79.4% of 311 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • No plans to change party; no current plans to run for prez. (Jul 2007)
  • Presidential race started absurdly early; need issues focus. (Jul 2007)
  • Offers independent ticket to NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg. (May 2007)
  • Sandhills PAC supports 17 Senate & 12 House candidates. (Dec 2006)
  • 90% conservative voting record; 95% support of Pres. Bush. (Dec 2006)
  • Finalist on Bush VP list, & interested in presidency. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES 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: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Scott Kleeb on Principles & Values
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Kleeb on other issues.
  • Always keep Nebraska’s interest first. (Aug 2008)
  • Emphasizes uniting people behind change. (May 2008)
  • Fourth generation Nebraskan raised on homesteading stories. (Mar 2008)
Steven Larrick on Principles & Values
Green Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steven Larrick on other issues.
  • Healthy world relations; healthy planet; healthy Americans. (Jun 2008)
Tom Osborne on Principles & Values
Republican (District 3): Click here for Tom Osborne on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tony Raimondo on Principles & Values
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tony Raimondo on other issues.
  • Emphasizes business experience as campaign credential. (May 2008)
Peter Ricketts on Principles & Values
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Peter Ricketts on other issues.
  • Family founded Ameritrade and has net worth of $4.5 billion. (Aug 2005)
  • Native Nebraskan and “typical Midwestern”. (Aug 2005)
  • Parents donated to Nelson; and will now vote for Ricketts. (Aug 2005)
  • Wife is a registered Democrat and national party donor. (Aug 2005)
David Kramer on Principles & Values
Republican challenger, state party chair (lost May primary): Click here for David Kramer on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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