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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Julian Castro on Principles & Values
Mayor of San Antonio: Click here for Julian Castro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Annise Parker on Principles & Values
Mayor of Houston: Click here for Annise Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Perry on Principles & Values
Republican Governor (TX): Click here for 25 full quotes OR click here for Rick Perry on other issues.
  • Obama's a socialist; Founding Fathers didn't want socialists. (Jan 2012)
  • Debates are just not my thing. (Dec 2011)
  • Repudiates pastor's opinion that Mormonism is a cult. (Oct 2011)
  • I converted from Democrat at a younger age than Reagan did. (Oct 2011)
  • Obama is "hell bent" on taking America towards socialism. (Sep 2011)
  • Unelected judges shouldn't tell us when & where we can pray. (Feb 2011)
  • Modern liberals shifting back to term "Progressive". (Nov 2010)
  • Take back America: Stand up and lead. (Nov 2010)
  • America is great; Washington is broken. (Nov 2010)
  • Route to success is lower taxes & smaller government. (Nov 2010)
  • Some GOP not on right page; but Dems can't find the library. (Nov 2010)
  • Prohibiting school prayer is federal overreach. (Nov 2010)
  • Supreme Court shouldn't choose how & where we may pray. (Nov 2010)
  • Elected Democrat; switched to run statewide as Republican. (Mar 2010)
  • Hometown of Paint Creek TX is a "throw-back in time". (Feb 2008)
  • Entered politics in 1984; 5th generation in political family. (Feb 2008)
  • It's about freedom OF religion, not freedom FROM religion. (Feb 2008)
  • Romney disallowed Boy Scouts to participate in Olympics. (Feb 2008)
  • No state-sponsored morality; but sponsor value organizations. (Feb 2008)
  • Secular humanism emanates out of man's sin of pride. (Feb 2008)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of Republican Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member of Southern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)
  • Member of the Western Governors' Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2010)
Mike Rawlings on Principles & Values
Mayor of Dallas: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Rawlings on other issues.
  • People have often accused me of 'thinking big'. (Sep 2011)

Senate:

TX 2014: 2014 TX Senate debate


John Cornyn on Principles & Values
Republican Jr Senator (TX): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Cornyn on other issues.
  • Criticizes Noriega for campaigning during Hurricane Ike. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted with Republican Party 93.2% of 322 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Justices should respect law, not impose political agendas. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Ted Cruz on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ted Cruz on other issues.
  • Great Awakening: response to mess from career politicians. (Aug 2012)
  • OpEd: His law firm donated $200,000 to Obama's campaign. (Apr 2012)
  • Defend Ten Commandments and "under God" in the Pledge. (Jul 2011)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
David Dewhurst on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Dewhurst on other issues.
  • PAC ad: "Shattered Vision" calls Cruz a false conservative. (Apr 2012)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Kay Bailey Hutchison on Principles & Values
Republican Sr Senator (TX): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Kay Bailey Hutchison on other issues.
  • Democrats abolished her position after elected as Treasurer. (Mar 2010)
  • Voted with Republican Party 89.7% of 319 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Top vote--getter (4 million) in Texas state history. (Dec 2000)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Paul Sadler on Principles & Values
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Paul Sadler on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Joe Linus Barton on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joe Linus Barton on other issues.
  • Founding member of Conservative Opportunity Society. (Jun 1995)
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Kevin Brady on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Brady on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (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)
Michael Burgess on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-26): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Michael Burgess on other issues.
  • Bring an ordinary citizen’s perspective to Congress. (Oct 2002)
  • 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 Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Quico Canseco on Principles & Values
Republican (District 23): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Quico Canseco on other issues.
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
  • Designate first weekend in May as Ten Commandments Weekend. (Apr 2011)
John Carter on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-31): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Carter on other issues.
  • Rated C by the Club for Growth, pro-growth but not targeted. (Sep 2004)
  • 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 Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Joaquin Castro on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joaquin Castro on other issues.
  • Identical twin Julian Castro is Mayor of San Antonio. (Nov 2012)
Mike Conaway on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-11): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Conaway 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)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
Henry Cuellar on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (TX-28): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Henry Cuellar on other issues.
  • Rated 8% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (Nov 2007)
John Culberson on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Culberson on other issues.
  • Member of the Republican Liberty Caucus. (Dec 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Lloyd Doggett on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (TX-25): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lloyd Doggett on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Blake Farenthold on Principles & Values
Republican (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Blake Farenthold on other issues.
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Bill Flores on Principles & Values
Republican (District 17): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Flores on other issues.
  • Designate first weekend in May as Ten Commandments Weekend. (Apr 2011)
Pete Gallego on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 23): Click here for Pete Gallego on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Louie Gohmert on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Louie Gohmert on other issues.
  • Among "10 poorest House members," as measured by assets. (Sep 2013)
  • Rated B by the Club for Growth, pro-growth but not targeted. (Sep 2004)
  • 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)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
  • Sponsored designating first weekend in May as Ten Commandments Weekend. (Apr 2011)
Kay Granger on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-12): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Kay Granger on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
Al Green on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (TX-9): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Al Green on other issues.
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 75% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Gene Green on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (TX-29): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gene Green on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 50% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Ralph Moody Hall on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Moody Hall on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2007)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Jeb Hensarling on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Hensarling on other issues.
  • Rated C by the Club for Growth, pro-growth but not targeted. (Sep 2004)
  • 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)
Ruben Hinojosa on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (TX-15): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ruben Hinojosa on other issues.
  • 5th on list of "10 Poorest Members of Congress". (Sep 2013)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 33% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Sheila Jackson Lee on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (TX-18): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Sheila Jackson Lee on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Seventh-Day Adventist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 75% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Eddie Bernice Johnson on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (TX-30): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Eddie Bernice Johnson on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Sam Johnson on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Sam Johnson on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Liberty Caucus. (Dec 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)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Scott Keller on Principles & Values
Independent Challenger (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott Keller on other issues.
  • Seek the truth; do what works; don't do what doesn't work. (Apr 2013)
  • Society's system of systems is fundamentally flawed. (Apr 2013)
Kenny Marchant on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-24): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Marchant on other issues.
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Michael McCaul on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-10): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael McCaul 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)
Randy Neugebauer on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-19): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Randy Neugebauer 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)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
  • Designate first weekend in May as Ten Commandments Weekend. (Apr 2011)
Beto O`Rourke on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 16): Click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pete Olson on Principles & Values
Republican (District 22): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pete Olson on other issues.
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
  • Designate first weekend in May as Ten Commandments Weekend. (Apr 2011)
Ted Poe on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ted Poe on other issues.
  • Rated B by the Club for Growth, pro-growth but not targeted. (Sep 2004)
  • 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)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Silvestre Reyes on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (TX-16): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Silvestre Reyes on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 67% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Pete Sessions on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-32): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Pete Sessions on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: United Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Lamar Smith on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-21): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Lamar Smith on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Christian Scientist. (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)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Mac Thornberry on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-13): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mac Thornberry on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Marc Veasey on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 33): Click here for Marc Veasey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Filemon Vela on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 34): Click here for Filemon Vela on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Weber on Principles & Values
Republican (District 14): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Randy Weber on other issues.
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Aug 2012)
Roger Williams on Principles & Values
Republican (District 25): Click here for Roger Williams on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Elizabeth Ames Jones on Principles & Values
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Elizabeth Ames Jones on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Leppert on Principles & Values
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Tom Leppert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Roland on Principles & Values
Libertarian Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Roland on other issues.
  • No religious observances with public funds nor officials. (Jan 2012)
Charles Gonzalez on Principles & Values
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Charles Gonzalez on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Ron Paul on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (TX-14); previously Libertarian for President: Click here for 41 full quotes OR click here for Ron Paul on other issues.
  • Accused of racist remarks in 1980s newsletters. (Dec 2011)
  • Freedom is based on tolerance and non-violence. (Dec 2011)
  • Routinely skips presidential speeches as "a bunch of fluff". (Sep 2011)
  • Congress should never prohibit Christian faith in public. (Jun 2011)
  • Government today threatens the American dream itself. (Apr 2011)
  • Patriotism means NOT being blindly obedient to the state. (Apr 2011)
  • 1976: Head of GOP convention Texas delegation for Reagan. (Feb 2011)
  • Freedom brings people together. (Feb 2011)
  • Since 1984, a one-man Tea Party. (Feb 2011)
  • 1984: unsuccessful bid for US Senate. (Feb 2011)
  • 2008 "money bomb": $4M and $6M donations in one day. (Nov 2009)
  • 1971 dropping of gold standard prompted first run for office. (Sep 2009)
  • Just about everything Congress does is unconstitutional. (Jul 2009)
  • OpEd: Genuine convictions, no matter the audience. (Nov 2008)
  • OpEd: Faux-con libertarians like Paul worship Ayn Rand. (Nov 2008)
  • Contract with America was a toothless cop out. (Apr 2008)
  • 11/5/07: Set fundraising record of $4 million in single day. (Apr 2008)
  • We lost because we’re neither compassionate nor conservative. (Feb 2008)
  • Liberty promotes peace, and peace promotes prosperity. (Feb 2008)
  • Tyranny and inflation are ancient, Bill of Rights isn’t. (Feb 2008)
  • Would not have appointed Justice O’Connor. (Jan 2008)
  • The Republicans don’t act like Republicans anymore. (Jan 2008)
  • Reagan ran on limited government, but increased its size. (Dec 2007)
  • Called Bush 41 a “bum”; didn’t vote for Bush 43. (Dec 2007)
  • 99% no intention to run as independent if he loses GOP race. (Dec 2007)
  • Breaks one-day fundraising record: $6M at “Boston Tea Party”. (Dec 2007)
  • All political action’s goal should be to preserve liberty. (Dec 2007)
  • The term “revolution” was coined by the supporters. (Dec 2007)
  • Broke fundraising records by spontaneous support on Internet. (Dec 2007)
  • Blogosphere hails Paul/Gravel ticket with cross-party appeal. (Nov 2007)
  • Only support GOP nominee if they end war & reduce spending. (Oct 2007)
  • Washington shouldn’t dictate to us our personal behavior. (Sep 2007)
  • GOP will continue losing elections with current Iraq policy. (Sep 2007)
  • The champion of the Constitution. (Jun 2007)
  • Congress should write fewer laws regarding church & state. (Jun 2007)
  • Given epithet “Dr. No” by colleagues in Congress. (Jan 2007)
  • Neocons believe in secrecy, deceit, & imperialism. (Jul 2003)
  • Appears that American republic is in its waning days. (Dec 1987)
  • Religious affiliation: Protestant. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Liberty Caucus. (Dec 2000)
  • Rated 17% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Steve Stockman on Principles & Values
Republican (District 36): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Stockman on other issues.
  • Defend Constitution from the EPA, the FDA, even the PTA. (Oct 2012)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Tony Sanchez on Principles & Values
Democrat 2000 Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tony Sanchez on other issues.
  • Texas can do better. (Nov 2001)
Ken Bentsen on Principles & Values
Former Dem.challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006), former U.S. Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
Jack Fields on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Fields on other issues.
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Martin Frost on Principles & Values
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 24): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Martin Frost on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
Phil Gramm on Principles & Values
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Phil Gramm on other issues.
  • Switched party after backlash from Gramm-Latta bill. (Aug 2006)
  • 1995: Driven to run for presidency by zealot's zeal. (Nov 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
Gene Kelly on Principles & Values
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for Gene Kelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Principles & Values
2002 Democratic Candidate: Click here for Ron Kirk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nicholas Lampson on Principles & Values
Democrat (Unseated 2008) (District 9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Nicholas Lampson on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2007)
  • Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization. (Dec 2007)
Mary Ruwart on Principles & Values
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (TX): Click here for Mary Ruwart on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Max Sandlin on Principles & Values
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Max Sandlin on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2007)
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on Principles & Values
Republican Former (2006-2007) (District 22): Click here for Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Turner on Principles & Values
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Turner on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2007)
Bill Archer on Principles & Values
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Archer on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Dick Armey on Principles & Values
Republican (District 26): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Dick Armey on other issues.
  • OpEd: Elite leader of Tea Party, not grassroots leader. (Jan 2012)
  • Tea Party takes back America from left swing of pendulum. (Aug 2010)
  • Everyone should read Alinsky's "Rules for Radicals". (Aug 2010)
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Chris Bell on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 25): Click here for Chris Bell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ken Bentsen on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 25): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
Henry Bonilla on Principles & Values
Republican (District 23): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Henry Bonilla on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Ronald Coleman on Principles & Values
Democrat (1982-1996) (District 16): Click here for Ronald Coleman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Larry Combest on Principles & Values
Republican (District 19): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Larry Combest on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Prof. Tom Davis on Principles & Values
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Prof. Tom Davis on other issues.
  • Off ballot because of Texas’s byzantine regulations. (Aug 2008)
Tom DeLay on Principles & Values
Republican (District 22): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tom DeLay on other issues.
  • Three type of Reps: leaders, fiefdoms, & constituent service. (Apr 2012)
  • 1995: Page 1 expose in Washington Post about lobbyist money. (Oct 2002)
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Chet Edwards on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (TX-17): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chet Edwards on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 33% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Darrel Hunter on Principles & Values
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Darrel Hunter on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott Jameson on Principles & Values
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Jameson on other issues.
  • Open and honest approach always. (Aug 2006)
Rick Noriega on Principles & Values
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Noriega on other issues.
  • Served in Afghanistan as Lt. Colonel in Army National Guard. (Oct 2008)
Solomon Ortiz on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (TX-27): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Solomon Ortiz on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 42% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Barbara Radnofsky on Principles & Values
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Barbara Radnofsky on other issues.
  • Experienced as mother, teacher, lawyer, and mediator. (Aug 2006)
Ciro Rodriguez on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (TX-23): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ciro Rodriguez on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Charles Stenholm on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 17): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Charles Stenholm on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Lutheran. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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