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Nikki Haley on Government Reform
Republican Governor: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Nikki Haley on other issues.
  • Legislative mission: get "voice votes" on the record. (Apr 2012)
  • Real-time online check registers for government spending. (Apr 2012)
  • Term limits force real change in leadership. (Apr 2012)
  • Weakened governorship today set up in Reconstruction. (Apr 2012)
  • Fought S.C. House leadership for roll-call voting. (Apr 2012)
  • Good old work replaces pork-barrel politics. (Apr 2012)
  • Voter ID is a no-brainer to protect election integrity. (Apr 2012)
  • We capped lawsuit damages; next tort reform is loser-pays. (Jan 2012)
  • Endorsed as commonsense conservative "Mama Grizzly". (Nov 2010)
  • Strongly in favor of term limits at all levels of government. (Nov 2010)

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Lee Bright on Government Reform
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lee Bright on other issues.
  • Require photo ID, and inspection of ID, in order to vote. (Feb 2011)
Jim DeMint on Government Reform
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 30 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • Politicians &bureaucrats systematically violate Constitution. (Feb 2013)
  • Feds have shut down kids' lemonade stands!. (Jan 2012)
  • Kept pledge for six-year Congressional term limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Not federal government's job to do good deeds. (Jan 2012)
  • Earmarks are how lobbyists grease the skids. (Sep 2010)
  • 1970s government did too much, and caused today's problems. (Jul 2009)
  • Government can't manage economy without restricting freedom. (Jul 2009)
  • I'm a recovering earmarker on a crusade to stop earmarks. (Jul 2009)
  • 2008: pushed one-year moratorium on earmarks. (Jul 2009)
  • We all benefit from government founded on Christian values. (Jul 2009)
  • Personal responsibility counterbalances central control. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted NO on granting the District of Columbia a seat in Congress. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID to vote in federal elections. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Sponsored bill allowing individual votes on each earmark. (Feb 2006)
  • Ensure delivery of absentee ballots for troops overseas. (May 2008)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • Require Internet disclosure of all earmarks. (May 2010)
  • Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties. (May 1999)
  • Ban paid voter registration. (May 2009)
  • Require all laws to cite Constitutional authorization. (Jun 2009)
Joyce Dickerson on Government Reform
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Joyce Dickerson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lindsey Graham on Government Reform
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • Increase campaign contribution limits; but no foreigners. (Nov 2000)
  • Voted NO on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted NO on granting the District of Columbia a seat in Congress. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID to vote in federal elections. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Sponsored bill allowing individual votes on each earmark. (Feb 2006)
  • Require Internet disclosure of all earmarks. (May 2010)
  • Prohibit IRS audits targeting Tea Party political groups. (Feb 2014)
  • Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties. (May 1999)
  • Require all laws to cite Constitutional authorization. (Jun 2009)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Brad Hutto on Government Reform
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Hutto on other issues.
  • Limit corporate and PAC campaign contributions. (Nov 2012)
Nancy Mace on Government Reform
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Mace on other issues.
  • Term limits are the only way to stop the ruling elitists. (Nov 2013)
  • Term limits of 12 years for Senate; 6 years for House. (Nov 2013)
  • I don't trust this government; it overreached its boundaries. (Jul 2013)
Thomas Ravenel on Government Reform
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Thomas Ravenel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Scott on Government Reform
Republican Senator-Appointee: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
  • Look to Constitution for greatness, not to Executive Orders. (Mar 2014)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • Member of House Rules Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • No recess appointments without Congressional approval. (Jan 2012)
  • Prohibit IRS audits targeting Tea Party political groups. (Feb 2014)
Jay Stamper on Government Reform
Republican Challenger: Click here for Jay Stamper on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Wade on Government Reform
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Wade on other issues.
  • Washington is broken. (Dec 2013)
  • Government doesn't invent but does create business framework. (Apr 2010)

House:


James Clyburn on Government Reform
Democratic Representative (SC-6): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for James Clyburn on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Election reform is #1 priority to prevent disenfranchisement. (Jan 2001)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Feb 2012)
  • Full disclosure of campaign spending. (Jan 2013)
  • Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions. (Feb 2014)
Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on Government Reform
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on other issues.
  • Will return 10% of congressional salary to the government. (Apr 2013)
  • If Congress were a business, our leaders would be fired. (Apr 2013)
Jeff Duncan on Government Reform
Republican (District 3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Duncan on other issues.
  • No Pork Pledge: decrease earmarking; increase transparency. (Aug 2010)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • Require Congressional certification of president's "Czars". (Jan 2011)
  • Require defining constitutional authority for every new law. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
Trey Gowdy on Government Reform
Republican (District 4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Trey Gowdy on other issues.
  • Read the 9th and 10th Amendments; stick to enumerated powers. (Aug 2010)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • Member of House Judiciary Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform. (Mar 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • No recess appointments without Congressional approval. (Jan 2012)
Mick Mulvaney on Government Reform
Republican (District 5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mick Mulvaney on other issues.
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • No recess appointments without Congressional approval. (Jan 2012)
  • Prohibit IRS audits targeting Tea Party political groups. (Feb 2014)
Tom Rice on Government Reform
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Rice on other issues.
  • Fight for Term Limits. (Nov 2012)
Mark Sanford on Government Reform
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • I was against earmarks before being anti-earmark was cool. (Apr 2013)
  • Get legislative "voice votes" on the record. (Apr 2012)
  • End unlimited and undisclosed campaign donations. (Jan 2010)
  • Change rules of governorship and state officers. (Jan 2010)
  • Bring horse-and-buggy government into the 21st century. (Nov 2006)
  • Limit campaign contributions but not campaign spending. (Nov 2002)
  • Term-limited Congressmen do behave differently. (Nov 2000)
  • Cut his own staff and returned funds for staff pay annually. (Nov 2000)
  • Supported 6- year congressional term-limits. (Nov 2000)
  • Pledged never to take any PAC money. (Nov 2000)
  • 1995 government shutdown was a good thing, not a crisis. (Nov 2000)
  • Require that congressional pay raises have open votes. (Nov 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Tim Scott on Government Reform
Republican (Appointed Senator) (District 1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
  • Look to Constitution for greatness, not to Executive Orders. (Mar 2014)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • Member of House Rules Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • No recess appointments without Congressional approval. (Jan 2012)
  • Prohibit IRS audits targeting Tea Party political groups. (Feb 2014)
Joe Wilson on Government Reform
Republican Representative (SC-2): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Joe Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • No recess appointments without Congressional approval. (Jan 2012)
  • Prohibit IRS audits targeting Tea Party political groups. (Feb 2014)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mark Sanford on Government Reform
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • I was against earmarks before being anti-earmark was cool. (Apr 2013)
  • Get legislative "voice votes" on the record. (Apr 2012)
  • End unlimited and undisclosed campaign donations. (Jan 2010)
  • Change rules of governorship and state officers. (Jan 2010)
  • Bring horse-and-buggy government into the 21st century. (Nov 2006)
  • Limit campaign contributions but not campaign spending. (Nov 2002)
  • Term-limited Congressmen do behave differently. (Nov 2000)
  • Cut his own staff and returned funds for staff pay annually. (Nov 2000)
  • Supported 6- year congressional term-limits. (Nov 2000)
  • Pledged never to take any PAC money. (Nov 2000)
  • 1995 government shutdown was a good thing, not a crisis. (Nov 2000)
  • Require that congressional pay raises have open votes. (Nov 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Jim Hodges on Government Reform
Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Hodges on other issues.
  • Reforms must respect state's rights to select electors. (Aug 2001)
David Beasley on Government Reform
2004 former Republican challenger; former Governor: Click here for David Beasley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fritz Hollings on Government Reform
Former Democratic Sr Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Fritz Hollings on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted NO on require photo ID (not just signature) for voter registration. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding for National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted YES on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
Bob Inglis on Government Reform
Republican Representative (SC-4, retook seat in 2004): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Bob Inglis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Prohibit non-legislated earmarks. (Jul 2005)
  • Sunset Act: review every federal agency every 12 years. (Jan 2009)
  • Require Internet disclosure of all earmarks. (May 2010)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Alex Sanders on Government Reform
2002 Democratic Candidate (SC): Click here for Alex Sanders on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Inez Tenenbaum on Government Reform
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for Inez Tenenbaum on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Strom Thurmond on Government Reform
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Strom Thurmond on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on require photo ID (not just signature) for voter registration. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted NO on funding for National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted NO on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
Gresham Barrett on Government Reform
Republican Representative (SC-3): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Gresham Barrett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Prohibit non-legislated earmarks. (Jul 2005)
  • Require all laws to cite Constitutional authorization. (Jun 2009)
Henry Brown on Government Reform
Republican Representative (SC-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Henry Brown on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
Michael Cone on Government Reform
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Michael Cone on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Conley on Government Reform
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Bob Conley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim DeMint on Government Reform
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 30 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • Politicians &bureaucrats systematically violate Constitution. (Feb 2013)
  • Feds have shut down kids' lemonade stands!. (Jan 2012)
  • Kept pledge for six-year Congressional term limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Not federal government's job to do good deeds. (Jan 2012)
  • Earmarks are how lobbyists grease the skids. (Sep 2010)
  • 1970s government did too much, and caused today's problems. (Jul 2009)
  • Government can't manage economy without restricting freedom. (Jul 2009)
  • I'm a recovering earmarker on a crusade to stop earmarks. (Jul 2009)
  • 2008: pushed one-year moratorium on earmarks. (Jul 2009)
  • We all benefit from government founded on Christian values. (Jul 2009)
  • Personal responsibility counterbalances central control. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted NO on granting the District of Columbia a seat in Congress. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID to vote in federal elections. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Sponsored bill allowing individual votes on each earmark. (Feb 2006)
  • Ensure delivery of absentee ballots for troops overseas. (May 2008)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • Require Internet disclosure of all earmarks. (May 2010)
  • Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties. (May 1999)
  • Ban paid voter registration. (May 2009)
  • Require all laws to cite Constitutional authorization. (Jun 2009)
Alvin Greene on Government Reform
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alvin Greene on other issues.
  • Keep campaign donation limits; no voluntary spending limits. (Oct 2010)
Mark McBride on Government Reform
Independent Senate challenger: Click here for Mark McBride on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mullins McLeod on Government Reform
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Mullins McLeod on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Floyd Spence on Government Reform
Republican (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Floyd Spence on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties. (May 1999)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
John Spratt on Government Reform
Democratic Representative (SC-5): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for John Spratt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Establish the United States Public Service Academy. (Mar 2007)
Lindsey Graham on Government Reform
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • Increase campaign contribution limits; but no foreigners. (Nov 2000)
  • Voted NO on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted NO on granting the District of Columbia a seat in Congress. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID to vote in federal elections. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Sponsored bill allowing individual votes on each earmark. (Feb 2006)
  • Require Internet disclosure of all earmarks. (May 2010)
  • Prohibit IRS audits targeting Tea Party political groups. (Feb 2014)
  • Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties. (May 1999)
  • Require all laws to cite Constitutional authorization. (Jun 2009)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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