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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Bill Haslam on Corporations
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Haslam on other issues.
  • Encourage business with low taxes and austere government. (Nov 2011)

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Lamar Alexander on Corporations
Republican Sr Senator (TN); previously candidate for President: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Lamar Alexander on other issues.
  • Voted NO on repealing tax subsidy for companies which move US jobs offshore. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming bankruptcy to include means-testing & restrictions. (Mar 2005)
  • Rated 100% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Joe Carr on Corporations
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Carr on other issues.
  • Lower the corporate tax & make Bush tax cuts permanent. (Nov 2013)
Mark Clayton on Corporations
Democratic Nominee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Clayton on other issues.
  • Multinationals legalize slave labor abroad. (Aug 2012)
Bob Corker on Corporations
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Corker on other issues.
  • Reduce burden of taxation, litigation, and regulation. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 17% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Zach Poskevich on Corporations
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Zach Poskevich on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Diane Black on Corporations
Republican (District 6): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Diane Black on other issues.
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Marsha Blackburn on Corporations
Republican Representative (TN-7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Marsha Blackburn on other issues.
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 97% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Steve Cohen on Corporations
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Steve Cohen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Oct 2011)
  • Sponsored enforcing against corporate offshore tax haven banking. (Apr 2013)
  • Reform bankruptcy to protect jobs and retirement. (Jan 2013)
Jim Cooper on Corporations
Democratic Representative (TN-5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jim Cooper on other issues.
  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 53% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 71% by UFCW, indicating a mixed management/labor voting record. (May 2012)
Scott DesJarlais on Corporations
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott DesJarlais on other issues.
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Jimmy Duncan on Corporations
Republican Representative (TN-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jimmy Duncan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Stephen Fincher on Corporations
Republican (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Stephen Fincher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Chuck Fleischmann on Corporations
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Fleischmann on other issues.
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Member of House Small Business Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Phil Roe on Corporations
Republican (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Phil Roe on other issues.
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Phil Bredesen on Corporations
Democratic TN Governor: Click here for Phil Bredesen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Don Sundquist on Corporations
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for Don Sundquist on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Bryant on Corporations
Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed Bryant on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
Bob Clement on Corporations
Former Democratic Senate Nominee (2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Clement on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
Bill Frist on Corporations
Republican Senate Majority Leader (TN, retiring 2006): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Frist on other issues.
  • Voted NO on repealing tax subsidy for companies which move US jobs offshore. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming bankruptcy to include means-testing & restrictions. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting rules on personal bankruptcy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 96% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Tipper Gore on Corporations
Democratic Candidate (Former): Click here for Tipper Gore on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Van Hilleary on Corporations
Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Van Hilleary on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
Bill Jenkins on Corporations
Republican (Retired 2006) (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Jenkins on other issues.
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 89% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Rosalind Kurita on Corporations
Former Democratic challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rosalind Kurita on other issues.
  • Bush tax policy is a huge corporate giveaway. (Feb 2006)
James Quillen on Corporations
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for James Quillen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred Thompson on Corporations
Former Republican Senator; 2004 candidate for Pres.: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Fred Thompson on other issues.
  • Do better than world’s second-highest corporate tax penalty. (Oct 2007)
  • Don’t intervene with automakers unless drastic circumstances. (Oct 2007)
  • FactCheck: Yes, US corporate taxes are 2nd highest in world. (Oct 2007)
  • Commerce clause does not mean Feds can regulate everything. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting rules on personal bankruptcy. (Jul 2001)
Ed Bryant on Corporations
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed Bryant on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
Bob Clement on Corporations
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Clement on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
David Davis on Corporations
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Davis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
Lincoln Davis on Corporations
Democratic Representative (TN-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 70% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Harold Ford on Corporations
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford on other issues.
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 48% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Harold Ford-TN on Corporations
2006 Democratic challenger, Former U.S. Rep: Click here for Harold Ford-TN on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bart Gordon on Corporations
Democratic Representative (TN-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bart Gordon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 53% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Screen imports & ban lead in children's products. (Feb 2008)
Bo Heyward on Corporations
Independent challenger: Click here for Bo Heyward on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Van Hilleary on Corporations
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Van Hilleary on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
Chris Lugo on Corporations
Green challenger: Click here for Chris Lugo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Padgett on Corporations
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Mike Padgett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Tanner on Corporations
Democratic Representative (TN-8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Tanner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 70% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Bob Tuke on Corporations
Democratic challenger: Click here for Bob Tuke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Zach Wamp on Corporations
Republican Representative (TN-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Zach Wamp on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Kenneth Eaton on Corporations
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Kenneth Eaton on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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