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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
by Cory Booker (2016)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
Becoming,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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News coverage of 2018 House elections


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    2018 House race news coverage:
  • ND-0: The Dickinson Press, "North Dakota delegation rejoices after Trump signs North American trade deal," by Jeremy Turley, Jan 29, 2020
  • NH-1: Newsweek, "Twitter Reacts to Trump Saying He's Open to Cuts in Medicare," by Melissa Lemieux, 1/23/20
  • IL-6: Chicago Sun Times Fact-Check, "Casten partly right about federal contribution to new drugs," by Kiannah Sepeda-Miller, Dec 23, 2019
  • CO-6: Denverite.com, "Inside Congressman Jason Crow's Intense First Year," by Kasey Cordell, Dec. 2019
  • NH-1 & NH-2: Nashua Telegraph, "Animal cruelty is officially now a federal crime," by Casey Junkins, Nov 28, 2019
  • ME-2: Bangor Daily News, "Marginalizing transgender Americans is wrong, and dangerous," November 20, 2019
  • OH-16: MeriTalk.com, "Bipartisan House Bill Supports New NIST CoE, Election Security Research", by Katie Malone, Nov 13, 2019
  • OH-16: Fox News, "Former NFL player-turned-congressman plans bill on college athletes making money," by Joshua Nelson, October 31, 2019
  • UT-4: KSL Salt Lake City, "Romney, McAdams working to keep Social Security, Medicare from drying up," by Dennis Romboy, Oct. 30, 2019
  • NC-13: Charlotte Observer, "Budd, Manning clash over campaign accusations in debate," by Brian Murphy, October 23, 2018
  • IL-6 & NV-3: Las Vegas Review-Journal, "Susie Lee introduces bill to increase value of Pell Grants," by Aleksandra Appleton, October 14, 2019
  • UT-3 & UT4: Deseret News, "Why 3 Utah congressmen backed a marijuana banking bill," by Matthew Brown, Sep 25, 2019
  • NV-3: MarijuanaMoment.net, "Historic House Passage Of Marijuana Banking Bill," by Kyle Jaeger, September 25, 2019
  • NV-1, NV-3, & NV-4: Nevada Current, "Las Vegas worker calls on Congress to boost wages," by Allison Stevens, September 20, 2019
  • NC-3: Spectrum News N.Y.1, "New NC Congressmen Look to Find Their Place on Capitol Hill," by Kevin Frey, Sep. 18, 2019
  • NV-3: The Nevada Independent, "Susie Lee on abolishing ICE and 287(g)," by Luz Gray, September 9, 2019
  • NV-3: Nevada Current, "NV delegation not sold on 'Medicare for All' -- except for Titus," by Allison Stevens, September 6, 2019
  • KS-3: KCUR 89.3 NPR Kansas City, "Davids Hosts A Heated Discussion About Guns And Public Health," by Alex Smith, August 25, 2019
  • NH-1: Portsmouth Herald (SeacoastOnline.com). "Rochester Gay Pride Festival celebrates diversity," Aug 24, 2019
  • ME-2: Politico.com, "Susan Collins and the GOP court Trump on guns," by Burgess Everett and Marianne Levine, 08/14/2019
  • KS-3: Topeka Capital-Journal, "Davids bargains for bipartisan trade deal with Canada, Mexico," by Tim Carpenter, Aug 2, 2019
  • OH-16 and others: Washington Blade, "House votes to defund trans military ban in rebuke to Trump," by Chris Johnson, June 18, 2019
  • ME-2: WGME CBS-13, "Rep. Golden calls for changes to immigration system," June 17, 2019
  • WA-8: iFIBER One News, "Wenatchee Pride event celebrates people from all walks of life," by Chris Hansen, Jun 15, 2019
  • IL-14: BonAppetit.com, "Lauren Underwood Is Doing Her 30s Better Than Just About Anyone We Know," by Hilary Cadigan, June 12, 2019
  • PR-0: Child Welfare League of America press release, "Gonzalez Colon Introduces the Every Child," 6/5/2019
  • MO-4: White House press release, "Support For President Donald J. Trump's Actions On Trade," May 21, 2019
  • SC-1/3/4/5/6/7: Charleston City Paper, "Only one S.C. congressman voted for the anti-discrimination Equality Act," by Adam Manno, May 20, 2019
  • GA-6: Washington Post, "NRA president says pro-gun-control congresswoman won only because she's a 'minority female'," by Reis Thebault, 5/6/2019
  • NM-2: Albuquerque Journal, "Torres Small seeks bipartisan border security solutions," by Scott Turner, April 20, 2019
  • TN-6: Crossville Chronicle, "Rose: action needed to shore up Social Security, Medicare," by Heather Mullinix, Apr 30, 2019
  • WA-8: Jewish News Syndicate, "Kim Schrier counters critics, defends party's 'unequivocal' support for Israel," by Jackson Richman, April 1, 2019
  • TN-6: Forbes Magazine, "Marijuana Banking Bill Approved By Congressional Committee," by Tom Angell, Mar 28, 2019
  • NM-2: KOB TV-4, "Torres Small files bill to hire 15,000 doctors for rural communities," by Patrick Hayes, March 22, 2019
  • WI-6: Lake Geneva News, "Congressman Bryan Steil fields Lake Geneva questions," March 20 2019
  • NM-1, NM-2, & NM-3: Albuquerque Journal, "Torres Small not always in step with her party," by Scott Turner, March 2, 2019
  • ND-0: High Plains Reader, "The New McCarthyism," by C.S. Hagen, February 27, 2019
  • NV-3: Las Vegas Sun, "Susie Lee says she is an advocate for the LGBT community," by John Sadler, Feb. 22, 2019
  • MS-3: Fox News, "Trump's border wall would stop deadly drugs from entering our country," by Michael Guest, 2/19/2019
  • NC-3: Raleigh News-Observer, "Walter Jones, dead at 76; worked to atone for his Iraq war vote," by Brian Murphy, Feb. 10, 2019
  • IA-4: Politico.com, "Trio of Republicans face life in exile," by Melanie Zanona 02/04/2019
  • IA-4: Huffington Post, "GOP Strips Rep. Steve King Of All Committee Assignments Over White Supremacist Views", by Nick Visser, 1/14/2019
  • TN-2: Jewish News Syndicate, "Tim Burchett: Back from a congressional trip to Israel," by Jackson Richman, Dec. 26, 2018
  • KS-3: NBC News, "Davids, a gay Native American, is ready to 'shape the future' of America," by Brooke Sopelsa and Brian Latimer, Dec. 18, 2018
  • NC-9: CNN.com, "Emergency congressional hearing on potential fraud in NC House race," by E.Bradner, A.Levy, D.Griffin, C.Devine & K.Toropin, Dec. 5, 2018
  • MS-3: Meridian Star, "Congressman-elect Michael Guest sets priorities: Farmers, infrastructure, healthcare, immigration," by Whitney Downard, 11/9/2018
  • GA-6: Hollywood Reporter, "Gillibrand Talks 'Infuriating' Inaction on Gun Control," by Katie Kilkenny & Hilary Lewis, Nov. 08, 2018
  • CO-6: Denverite.com, "Crow unseats the previously unbeatable Rep. Mike Coffman," by Donna Bryson, Nov. 06, 2018
  • WV-3: WCHS-8 Eyewitness News ABC, "Miller and Ojeda: Where they stand on gun control," by Sean Delancey, November 4, 2018
  • TN-6: News Channel 5 Nashville, "Congressional Candidates ready to fill Diane Black's seat," Nov. 2, 2018
  • MT-0: CampusElect.org 2018 Montana At-Large House Election Issue Guide (Greg Gianforte), 11/1/2018
  • WA-5: CampusElect.org 2018 Washington House Election Issue Guide (Cathy McMorris), 11/1/2018
  • NC-9: Raleigh News & Observer, "Did Mark Harris really say he'd cut Social Security?", by Paul Specht, 11/1/2018
  • IL-4: Chicago Sun-Times, “4th Congressional District Democratic nominee: Jesus Chuy Garcia”, Nov. 2018
  • AR-3: Southwest Times Record, "Is global climate change man-made or not?," by John Lovett, October 28, 2018
  • WI-1: Fox-6-Now, "5 takeaways from debate between candidates," Ben Handelman, Oct. 24, 2018
  • WI-6: Wisconsin Public Radio, "Steil Promises To Protect Medicare, Social Security," by Elizabeth Dohms, October 23, 2018
  • IN-4: Kokomo Perspective, “Indiana's 4th Congressional District : Jim Baird vs Tobi Beck,” October 22, 2018
  • NM-1: Albuquerque Journal, "1st Congressional District candidate Debra Haaland," 10/20/2018
  • WA-8: ABC News, "Why Kim Schrier left medicine to run for Congress," by MaryAlice Parks, Rachel Scott and Brittany Berkowitz, October 19, 2018
  • MD-6: Hagerstown Herald-Mail, “General Election Q&A with David Trone,” October 18, 2018
  • SD-0: Argus-Leader, “Editorial: Dusty Johnson deserves chance to bring vision to Congress,” October 12, 2018
  • SD-0: Argus-Leader, “Here's where South Dakota's U.S. congressional candidates stand on key issues,” by Dana Ferguson, October 1, 2018
  • IL-4: Chicago Tribune, “Editorial Board Questionnaires,” October 2018
  • CO-6: Education Week, "Betsy DeVos an 'Attractive Boogeyman' for Political Campaigns," by Alyson Klein, September 27, 2018
  • WI-1: Journal-Times, "Steil weighs in on health care, taxes, immigration," by Ricardo Torres, Sep 7, 2018
  • MA-7: The Daily Beast, "Ayanna Pressley Ousts 20-Year Incumbent Michael Capuano in Massachusetts Primary Shocker," by Gideon Resnick, 09.04.18
  • ND-0: Wahpeton Daily News, "Kelly Armstrong in his own words," by Frank Stanko, Aug 31, 2018
  • NM-1: NMPoliticalReport.com, "Candidate Q&A: Deb Haaland," by Margaret Wright, August 28, 2018
  • MA-7: WGBH 89.7 FM Radio, "Capuano, Pressley Offer Differences In Final Congressional Debate," by Antonio Caban, August 15, 2018
  • OH-12: This Week Community News, "Troy Balderson responds to the Dispatch Voters Guide," August 6, 2018
  • OK-5: KSBW TV-8, "Numbers of women running for political office starting to grow," by Natalie Newport, Aug 3, 2018
  • IA-1: Atlantic Magazine, "For Abby Finkenauer, authenticity is everything," by Elaine Godfrey, July 29, 2018
  • Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC), "FCX Rock'N Voters,", 7/2/2018
  • NM-1: The Story Exchange, "Haaland and a Millionaire Have the Same Two Cents on Tax Reform," by Carly LeMoine, June 26, 2018
  • MS-3: Clarion Ledger, "Michael Guest, Whit Hughes; what's the difference?" by Geoff Pender, 6/22/2018
  • MA-7: Lowell Sun, "Candidates agree on need for a multilateral, global partnership," by Chris Lisinski, June 6, 2018
  • SD-0: South Dakota Public Broadcasting, “Dusty Johnson and His Candidacy for US House,” by Heather Benson, June 4, 2018
  • SD-0: Rapid City Journal, “U.S. House candidate profiles: Dusty Johnson,” by Bob Mercer, June 3, 2018
  • IA-3: Des Moines Register, "In Final Debate, 3rd District Democrats offer some new ideas", by William Petroski, 5/31/2018
  • MS-3: Jackson Free Press, "Candidate Questionnaire: Michael Guest," 5/30/2018
  • IA-3: Bleeding Heartland, "The Case for each Democrat running for Congress in IA-03", 5/17/2018
  • ND-0: Grand Forks Herald, "Trade war would kill North Dakota's soybean industry," by April Baumgarten, 5/16/2018
  • SC-4: The Greenville News, "Transgender people have 'issue with mental illness'," by Kirk Brown, May 1, 2018
  • IA-3: Des Moines Register, "Three Takeaways on Cindy Axne", Author: William Petroski, Written: 5/1/2018
  • AZ-8: Glendale Star, "Lesko and Tipirneni share political views,"by Carolyn Dryer, 4/19/18
  • AZ-8: The Arizona Republic, "Lesko, Tipirneni contrast views in final CD8 joint appearance," by Ronald J. Hanson, 4/12/18
  • NC-13: Greensboro News & Record, "Candidates face the loaded question of gun control," by Taft Wireback, Mar 31, 2018
  • IL-4: Windy City Media, “U.S. Rep. 4th District candidate Jesus Chuy Garcia: his experience,” by Matt Simonette, March 18, 2018
  • GA-6: Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Lucy McBath and Wave Democratic Women," by Jim Galloway, 03/10/2018
  • IL-14: Windy City Times, "Candidate Lauren Underwood is former Obama advisor," by Carrie Maxwell, 2018-03-07
  • MA-3: Lowell Sun, "Trahan releases plan to fight for women," by Chris Lisinski, March 2, 2018
  • IN-4: Kokomo Perspective, “Baird talks budget, immigration, common sense,” by Devin Zimmerman, February 24, 2018
  • GA-5: CNBC, "Mnuchin asks Congress 'to look at' gun violence after shooting", by Jacob Pramuk, 2/15/2018
  • MS-3: The Marshall Project, "Mississippi Moonlighting, Congressional hopeful, district attorney, debt collector," by Nicole Lewis, 2/7/2018
  • AZ-8: The Arizona Republic, "Here's Where West Valley Candidates Stand on Climate Change," by Joshua Bowling, 1/30/2018
  • PR-0, Pasquines News, "Legislation to Exempt Puerto Rico From Health Insurance Tax," by William-Jose Velez, December 15, 2017
  • IN-4: Times-Sentinel, “Congress hopeful Baird stops in Lebanon,” by Leeann Doerflein, December 6, 2017
  • SD-0: Dakota War College, “Dusty Johnson gets specific on abortion position,” by Pat Powers, November 26, 2017
  • IL-4: WTTW News, ”Chuy Garcia, Sole Cook County Commissioner, Iffy on Budget,” by Amanda Vinicky, November 17, 2017
  • SC-1: WCBD Count-On-2 NBC News, "Joe Cunningham: tax hike will hurt middle class families in the Lowcountry", by Shawn Cabbagestalk, 11/16/2017
  • KY-6: Bloomberg News, "Amy McGrath Has a Bracing Message for America," by Francis Wilkinson, 10/31/17
  • NV-3: The Nevada Independent, "The policy positions of Democratic House candidate Susie Lee," by Michelle Rindels, September 15, 2017
  • TN-4: The Tennessean, "Trump's decision makes transgender people 'an enemy of the state'," by Jake Lowary and Jessica Bliss, 7/26/17
  • OK-5: Oklahoma Gazette, "Community advocate Kendra Horn seeks to represent central Oklahoma," by Laura Eastes, July 12, 2017
  • MA-7: WGBH 89.7 FM Radio, "Ayanna Pressley Is Pushing For Equity in Marijuana Licensing," by Christina Beiene, 7/9/2017
  • SD-0: Mitchell Republic, “Gov. Daugaard will endorse Dusty Johnson for U.S. House,” by Evan Hendershot, January 12, 2017
  • ND-0: Billings Gazette, " North Dakota rejects changes to reflect gay marriage ruling," by James MacPherson, 1/10/2017
  • IL-4: Chicago Tribune, “How to save our city,” by Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, March 13, 2015

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Kim Schrier: Considers an attack on Planned Parenthood an attack on women.
    John Rose: Life begins at conception; defund Planned Parenthood.
    William Timmons: I believe all life starts at conception.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Life begins at conception; endorsed by Ohio Right to Life.
    Kelly Armstrong: Supports Hyde Amendment & defunding of Planned Parenthood.
    Kelly Armstrong: Ban abortion after 20 weeks.
    Lauren Underwood: Support access to safe, legal, and affordable abortions.
    Sean Casten: Keep birth control affordable and accessible.
    Jason Crow: I will always fight to protect a woman's right to choose.
    Michael Cloud: I am 100% pro-life.
    John Joyce: Will fiercely defend the right to life.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Access to reproductive healthcare is not negotiable.
    Max Rose: Will fight any effort to restrict woman's right to choose.
    Mikie Sherrill: Woman's health decisions should be between her, her doctor.
    Dean Phillips: Supports reproductive rights, paid family leave.
    Angie Craig: No one should ever come between a woman and her doctor.
    Haley Stevens: I will fight for women's reproductive freedom.
    Ron Wright: Opposes Planned Parenthood; endorsed by Texas Right to Life.
    Michael Guest: Affirms dedication to pro-life policy; joins pro-life caucus.
    David Trone: Fight for women's right to choose; he's 100% pro-choice.
    Chris Pappas: Keep Planned Parenthood centers funded.
    Deb Haaland: Backs women's right to make their own reproductive decisions.
    Kevin Hern: All life is sacred and begins at conception.
    Steve Watkins: Signed the National Right To Life Pledge.
    Carol Miller: Life begins at conception; never allow abortion.
    Jim Baird: Protect life at conception; only exception is maternal life.
    John Rose: Life begins at conception; don't fund Planned Parenthood.
    Kevin Hern: Life begins at conception; abortion only for maternal life.
    Mark E. Green: Protect unborn except when maternal life at risk.
    Mark Harris: Life begins at conception; no exceptions on taking life.
    Russ Fulcher: Life begins at conception; adoption instead of abortion.
    Steve Watkins: Protect life from conception, except for rape & incest.
    Ayanna Pressley: Abortion is a woman's right.
    Debbie Lesko: Life begins at conception and must be protected.
    Jim Baird: Right to life is fundamental & sacred; defending the unborn.
    Lori Trahan: Guaranteed access to abortion; give women full choices.
    Dusty Johnson: Pro-life; taxpayer dollars should not fund abortions.
    Amy McGrath: 100% pro-choice; it is a woman's right to choose.
Budget & Economy
    Kim Schrier: Ensure a livable wage; invest in infrastructure.
    Ben McAdams: Supports balanced budget amendment.
    Tim Burchett: Supports a Balanced Budget Amendment.
    William Timmons: For balanced budget amendment; against earmark spending.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Supports 2017 tax cuts; continue rollback of regulations.
    Kelly Armstrong: When government gets out of way, economy grows.
    Xochitl Torres Small: New jobs by incentives for business & training for students.
    Jason Crow: Invest in infrastructure/transportation systems.
    Michael Cloud: We need to bring spending under control.
    John Joyce: Strengthen transportation system, don't increase gas tax.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Bolster infrastructure to keep us safe, create jobs.
    Andy Martin: Eliminate deficit spending.
    Dusty Johnson: Supports the tax cut but wants to stop debt from growing.
    Kevin Hern: Reduce business regulations; economic growth will follow.
    Lauren Underwood: Investment in local infrastructure and small businesses.
    Lori Trahan: Restore economic fairness to all, not just those at top.
    Troy Balderson: Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution.
    Troy Balderson: Close Ohio's $8 billion budget deficit without raising taxes.
    Carol Miller: Pass a balanced budget amendment to U.S. Constitution.
    Jim Baird: Pass balanced budget; cut red tape; reduce regulations.
    Kevin Hern: Pass a balanced budget; then cut spending.
    Mark E. Green: Pass a balanced budget then get out of the way.
    Mark Harris: Pass a balanced budget; ensure competition to drive growth.
    Mark Harris: Public/private partnerships to bring economic development.
    Russ Fulcher: Pass a balanced budget; then ensure open market.
    Russ Fulcher: Passing $21T in debt to our children is irresponsible.
    Steve Watkins: Pass a balanced budget; preserve capitalism & free market.
    Ayanna Pressley: Federal projects can spur economic growth.
    Jim Baird: A balanced budget is possible; cut government spending.
    Jim Baird: Supports GOP principles of small government & lean spending.
    Chuy Garcia: Budget shouldn't be based solely on cuts.
Civil Rights
    Sean Casten: Support LGBT Americans who want to serve in the military.
    Sean Casten: LGBTQ rights are human rights.
    Jason Crow: Cosponsored the Voting Rights Advancement Act.
    Jason Crow: No one should face gender/orientation discrimination.
    Michael Cloud: Against discrimination against people of faith.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Reject hate, bigotry, and racism.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Add sexual orientation, gender identity to Civil Rights Act.
    Mikie Sherrill: Make it easier, not harder, to cast a ballot.
    Dean Phillips: Restore faith in our democracy and increase participation.
    Haley Stevens: I will be a voice for LGBTQ+ equality under the law.
    Mike Levin: A strong ally in the fight for marriage equality.
    TJ Cox: Supports comprehensive campaign finance reform.
    Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: We must be allies to LGBTQ community.
    Jared Golden: For Equality Act, extend protections to sexual orientation.
    Chris Pappas: NH's first gay member of Congress opens Pride Festival.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Allow transgender people in the military.
    Trey Hollingsworth: Allow transgender people in the military.
    Kim Schrier: Sponsor of Equality Act: LGBTQ civil rights protections.
    Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon: Keep child welfare services free of discrimination.
    Tom Malinowski: Full civil rights protections to LGBTQ Americans.
    Susie Lee: A fighter for LGBTQ rights, end job discrimination.
    Republican Party: Remove Rep. from committees for "white supremacist" comments.
    Deb Haaland: Justice, dignity and safety for all the marginalized.
    Dusty Johnson: Our Constitution is a pillar of American exceptionalism.
    Kevin Hern: Marriage is a sacrament between a man and a woman.
    Lori Trahan: Close the pay gap: give women equal pay for equal work.
    Steve Watkins: Sexual misconduct allegations are "destruction politics".
    Ayanna Pressley: I support the cause & tactic of NFL players taking a knee.
    Michael Capuano: NFL players taking a knee is divisive, but I support protest.
    Ayanna Pressley: The LGBTQ community should be treated as equals.
    James Clyburn: Supports Equality Act: protect LGBTQ from discrimination.
    Jeff Duncan: Voted against Equality Act: no special LGBTQ protections.
    Joe Cunningham: Voted for Equality Act: protect LGBTQ from discrimination.
    Lee Bright: You're either a man or a woman; God will judge transgender.
    Ralph Norman: Voted against Equality Act: no special LGBTQ protections.
    Tom Rice: Voted against Equality Act: no special LGBTQ protections.
    William Timmons: Voted against Equality Act: no special LGBTQ protections.
    Chuy Garcia: Strong history of supporting & protecting LGBT community.
    Lauren Underwood: Counteract institutionalized LGBTQ discrimination.
    Amy McGrath: Agrees with Supreme Court upholding same sex marriage.
Corporations
    Kendra Horn: Raise corporate taxes to pay for needed infrastructure.
    David Trone: Repeal the GOP tax cut given to big corporations.
    Abby Finkenauer: Oppose massive corporate giveaways to out-of-state companies.
    Bryan Steil: Reduce government red tape & its influence on business.
    Chris Pappas: Look out for the middle class and mainstream businesses.
    Deb Haaland: A society where all get an equal shot starts with tax reform.
    Ann Kirkpatrick: Support small businesses; foster innovation.
    Dino Rossi: Small business tax cuts lead to good-paying jobs.
    Kevin Hern: I am a job creator; I employ over 700 Oklahomans.
    Mark E. Green: Big government kills small businesses.
    Mark Harris: Continue to lower corporate tax rates.
    Russ Fulcher: Simpler, lower taxes for small businesses.
    Steve Watkins: Encourage corporations to keep jobs within our nation.
    Ayanna Pressley: No one on Wall Street is bigger than the law.
Crime
    Kelly Armstrong: Can't build enough prison cells to solve addiction problem.
    Sean Casten: Restore voting rights to non-violent offenders.
    Jason Crow: Criminal justice system is in need of reform.
    Dean Phillips: Prosecute and deport violent criminals.
    David Trone: History of working with ACLU to help reform justice system.
    Carol Miller: Supports the death penalty.
    David Trone: Criminal justice system discriminates against minorities.
    Jim Baird: Supports the death penalty.
    Kevin Hern: Supports the death penalty.
    Mark E. Green: Supports the death penalty.
    Mark Harris: Supports the death penalty.
    Russ Fulcher: Supports the death penalty.
    Steve Watkins: Supports the death penalty.
    Ayanna Pressley: Supports message & action of NFL players kneeling in protest.
    Michael Capuano: Supports message but not action of NFL players kneeling.
    Ayanna Pressley: High minority incarceration rate is modern day slavery.
    Michael Capuano: Criminal justice system is institutional racism.
    Michael Guest: Involved with Court debt collecting company.
Drugs
    Haley Stevens: Tax and regulate marijuana to fund important projects.
    Haley Stevens: Drug prosecution targets people of color disproportionately.
    Ben McAdams: Marijuana banking bill gives safe harbor for businesses.
    John Curtis: Marijuana banking bill gives safe harbor for businesses.
    Susie Lee: Co-sponsored SAFE Banking Act for marijuana businesses.
    John Rose: Amendment: no criminal associations re: cannabis banking.
    Bryan Steil: Research & analyze marijuana before decriminalizing.
    Michael Guest: Prosecuted drug dealers and tried to stop flow of drugs.
    David Trone: We can't accept government's response to fight opioid crisis.
    Deb Haaland: Addiction counseling/treatment centers need full funding.
    Lori Trahan: Substance abuse culture must change: promote rehabilitation.
    David Trone: Every day we don't act on opioid crisis, more people die.
    Troy Balderson: More financial resources to treat the addicted.
    Amy Mcgrath: Medical marijuana can help PTSD and addiction.
    Debbie Lesko: Legalization of pot will only hurt our children.
    Cindy Axne: Supports decriminalization, not necessarily legalization.
    Jim Baird: Work with stakeholders to create drug treatment tactics.
    Ayanna Pressley: When pot is legalized, licensing needs to be fair.
Education
    Kim Schrier: Children deserve access to an excellent public education.
    Kim Schrier: Affordable higher education with no-interest loans, grants.
    Ben McAdams: Will work to provide equal opportunity to students.
    Ben McAdams: Supports access to financial aid for college students.
    John Rose: Keep education local; reject Common Core.
    Kendra Horn: Make college affordable; against voucher schemes.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Protect schools by arming school officials & metal detectors.
    Anthony Gonzalez: More local control and choice in our education system.
    Xochitl Torres Small: Invest in public schools, act on southern New Mexico needs.
    Sharice Davids: Every student should have access to quality public education.
    Sharice Davids: Make higher education more affordable.
    Lauren Underwood: Higher education should not be a privilege.
    Sean Casten: Chipping away at the public school system has consequences.
    Jason Crow: Fight funding cuts & voucher proposals.
    Jason Crow: Ensure student loans are affordable.
    Elaine Luria: Supports universal pre-K, school modernization.
    Elaine Luria: Promoting alternatives to college, student loan forgiveness.
    Michael Cloud: Provide parents greater choices for children.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: We must invest in public education.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: We must find relief from crushing student debt.
    Max Rose: National student debt is approaching a crisis.
    Mikie Sherrill: I will work to protect funding for our public schools.
    Mikie Sherrill: Make college affordable for anyone willing to work for it.
    Dean Phillips: Ensure education & training after high school is affordable.
    Angie Craig: Prioritize funding for public schools, students, teachers.
    Haley Stevens: Increase Pell Grants; make college degrees less costly.
    TJ Cox: Fund free community-college, vocational school, job training.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Need standards for college athletes being allowed to profit.
    Sean Casten: Index value of Pell Grants to inflation.
    Susie Lee: Index value of Pell Grants to inflation.
    Susie Lee: Student loan crisis is crippling young people.
    Bryan Steil: U. Wisc. Board should address technical skills gap.
    Cindy Axne: All-day kindergarten for ALL kids, not just the lucky half.
    Jahana Hayes: Advocate for college accessibility and more career readiness.
    Cindy Axne: Invest in STEM in schools, then trade schools OR college.
    David Trone: Recruit, train, and retain high quality teachers.
    Chuy Garcia: Non-discriminatory funding for schools; low cost college.
    Bryan Steil: Reduce federal government involvement in education.
    Deb Haaland: Calls for big, smart investments in public education now.
    Lori Trahan: High quality public education is key to our economic future.
    Jason Crow: DeVos has run roughshod over our nation's public schools.
    Carol Miller: No tuition-free public college.
    Jim Baird: No tuition-free public college.
    Kevin Hern: No tuition-free public college.
    Mark E. Green: No tuition-free public college.
    Mark Harris: No tuition-free public college.
    Russ Fulcher: No tuition-free public college.
    Steve Watkins: No tuition-free public college.
    Susie Lee: Strengthen apprenticeship & vocational training plus college.
    Susie Lee: Increased funding for early childhood education.
    Susie Lee: Fix our public schools: the great equalizer.
    Ayanna Pressley: Debt free college should be available for all.
    Cindy Axne: Education shouldn't be based in a lottery system.
    Susie Lee: Against vouchers, for choice for parents.
    Susie Lee: For expanding early childhood education.
Energy & Oil
    Kim Schrier: Promote transition to 100% clean energy within our lifetime.
    Kim Schrier: Climate change is real; needs immediate action.
    Ben McAdams: Supports an all-of-the-above energy portfolio.
    Tim Burchett: Lift the restrictions on offshore drilling.
    Sharice Davids: Invest to combat the effects of climate change.
    Sean Casten: Support nationwide CO2 regulation.
    Jason Crow: Improved energy efficiency at military installations.
    Elaine Luria: Leading fight against offshore drilling.
    Elaine Luria: Nuclear energy can play key role in green energy future.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Texas should lead in developing clean energy.
    Max Rose: Climate change is a national security crisis.
    Mikie Sherrill: Climate change is real, shouldn't be a partisan issue.
    Dean Phillips: Expand incentives for clean-energy production.
    Angie Craig: Maintain a strong Renewable Fuel Standard.
    Angie Craig: We can become a world leader in green innovation.
    Haley Stevens: US can lead the way in promoting a clean energy future.
    Tom Malinowski: Honor Paris Climate Agreement; oppose fracked gas pipelines.
    Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon: Wind turbines offshore near Puerto Rico.
    David Trone: Renewable solar energy is proven source; continue investment.
    Josh Mahony: Promote solar energy to deal with man-made climate change.
    Steve Womack: All-of-the-above since we have no answers on climate change.
    Bryan Steil: Climate change is real; negotiate with India & China.
    Deb Haaland: Lead the way into renewable energy era, solar and wind.
    Chuy Garcia: Backs Clean Energy plan and investment in alternate sources.
    Carol Miller: Pro-coal and pro-Trump through and through.
    Lori Trahan: Supports alternative energy source with no barriers to entry.
    Sean Casten: I support clean energy; they threaten science.
    Sharice Davids: Tax incentives to promote wind energy.
    Ann Kirkpatrick: Climate change is one of biggest national security threats.
    Carol Miller: Expand our oil, coal, and natural gas production.
    David Trone: Invest in green technology to fight climate change.
    Deb Haaland: Climate change is #1 issue facing the world today.
    Greg Stanton: Invest more federal dollars into solar and wind.
    Jim Baird: Additional regulations needed to prevent climate change.
    Kevin Hern: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Lori Trahan: Invest in renewables; return to Paris Agreement.
    Mark E. Green: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Mark Harris: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Russ Fulcher: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Russ Fulcher: Supports growing energy sector.
    Steve Watkins: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
    Amy Mcgrath: Invest in renewable energy.
    Amy Mcgrath: Climate change is a fact we can no longer deny.
    Ayanna Pressley: We need to encourage renewable energy.
    Cindy Axne: Proponent of renewable energy investment and prioritization.
    Debbie Lesko: Most of global warming is not caused by humans.
Environment
    Kelly Armstrong: Crack down on environmental extremist protesters.
    Jared Golden: Fully fund the Environmental Protection Agency.
    Michael Cloud: We don't need the EPA passing intrusive regulations.
    Michael Cloud: Do not need the EPA interfering with property rights.
    Mikie Sherrill: Construct a new rail tunnel to New York.
    Dean Phillips: Keep aquatic invasive species out of our lakes and rivers.
    Annie Kuster: Bipartisan support for making animal cruelty a federal crime.
    Chris Pappas: Bipartisan support for making animal cruelty a federal crime.
    Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon: $6M in EPA funds to improve water quality.
    Jahana Hayes: Pro-actively protect natural assets, waterways, & open space.
    David Trone: Against proposal to cut EPA budget by $2.5B.
    Chuy Garcia: Looking backward for answers on environment won't work.
    Deb Haaland: Fight for access to clean water, air, and housing.
    Lori Trahan: Hold responsible those who pollute the biosphere.
    Kelly Armstrong: Designating "special places" is same as EPA over-regulation.
    Russ Fulcher: Transfer federal lands in Idaho to state & locals.
    Xochitl Torres Small: Keep public lands in federal control, so protect those lands.
    Ayanna Pressley: Empower the EPA; strengthen clean air & water laws.
    William Timmons: Develop alternative forms of energy such as solar and wind.
Families & Children
    Sean Casten: Advocate for paid parental leave.
    Jason Crow: Ensure workers are able to care for their families.
    Angie Craig: Establish national paid family leave.
    Haley Stevens: I am an ardent supporter of paid family leave.
    Lucy McBath: Ensure paid family leave like other industrialized countries.
    David Trone: Supports the Childcare for Working Families Act.
    Colin Allred: Supports full reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act.
    Jahana Hayes: Supports gay marriage & equal constitutional rights.
    Deb Haaland: National 6-months paid family leave program.
    Kevin Hern: Fight to defend conservative family values.
    Lori Trahan: Put working/middle class families first, not corporations.
    Lori Trahan: Pass paid family leave and make it gender-neutral.
    Carol Miller: Let businesses & groups act on their beliefs about marriage.
    Jim Baird: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Kevin Hern: Marriages are sacrament between one man and one woman.
    Mark E. Green: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Mark Harris: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Russ Fulcher: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
    Steve Watkins: Marriage is one-man-one-woman; let businesses act on that.
    Ayanna Pressley: Paid family leave is a necessity.
Foreign Policy
    John Rose: Relationship between US, Israel critical to defeat terrorism.
    Tim Burchett: Israel is our single greatest ally.
    Anthony Gonzalez: China cannot be trusted on international stage.
    Michael Cloud: In our best interest that Israel remain strong prosperous.
    Mikie Sherrill: Most important national security tool is diplomacy.
    Mikie Sherrill: Maintain our long-standing relationship with Israel.
    Angie Craig: We're strongest when we're leading a coalition of countries.
    Haley Stevens: Smart power and diplomacy instead of isolationist policies.
    Kim Schrier: Jerusalem embassy move ill-informed; not well-thought out.
    Tim Burchett: Iran nuclear deal was a nightmare, a big mistake.
    Carol Miller: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Jim Baird: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Kevin Hern: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Mark E. Green: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Mark Harris: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Russ Fulcher: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Steve Watkins: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
    Amy Mcgrath: America's role in the world is that of a unique leader.
    Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon: Decolonize Puerto Rico; statehood by 2021.
    Lori Trahan: America must go back to being a leader; work with our allies.
Free Trade
    Anthony Gonzalez: Deal with trade deficit with new global trade regime.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Move critical supply chain back to US from China.
    Veronica Escobar: Cross-border trade an important component of our economy.
    Dean Phillips: Expand markets for businesses through fair trade agreements.
    Angie Craig: Haphazard trade policy compromises national security.
    Angie Craig: Oppose using farmers as political pawns in trade wars.
    Sharice Davids: Wants stronger environmental, labor standards in USMCA.
    Vicky Hartzler: Supports lifting steel & aluminum tariffs.
    Kelly Armstrong: USMCA biggest trade victory for our country in a generation.
    Kelly Armstrong: We cannot be used as pawns in a multi-year trade war.
    David Trone: Grow economy through fair trade agreements, not trade war.
    Carol Miller: America first: End trade deals that send jobs overseas.
    Dino Rossi: Opposed to tariffs; strengthen trade with allies.
    Greg Stanton: Bolstering export-based trade solved Great Recession.
    Joe Neguse: Trade wars punish U.S. exporters & trickle down to consumers.
    Kim Schrier: Labor & environmental standards: fair trade, not free trade.
    Debbie Lesko: Free trade needs to be fair trade.
    Debbie Lesko: Investment in education should be done locally.
    Michael Guest: Believer in free trade, but supports circumstantial tariffs.
    Amy McGrath: No reason for tariffs against NATO allies.
    Cindy Axne: ND soybean farmers need open trade with China, not tariffs.
    Susie Lee: Expand trade but protect workers, environment.
Government Reform
    Kim Schrier: Overturn Citizens Union; modernize/secure voting systems.
    Tim Burchett: Supports term limits for Congress.
    Tim Burchett: Open TVA board of directors meetings to taxpayers.
    Tim Burchett: Roll back job-killing regulations at EPA & other agencies.
    William Timmons: Supports term limits; pledges to serve only 6 terms.
    Kelly Armstrong: Require Congress to approve major regulations.
    Jared Golden: Cosponsored the For the People Act election reform.
    Sean Casten: Incentivize states to adopt automatic voter registration.
    Sean Casten: Move Election Day to the weekend.
    Jason Crow: Crack down on dark money in politics.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Protect voter rights; don't restrict them.
    Max Rose: Automatic voter registration, streamline absentee voting.
    Dean Phillips: Disclose all election spending, including online ads.
    Dean Phillips: End "revolving door" between Congress & lobbyists.
    Angie Craig: Reform our campaign finance system.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Co-sponsored bipartisan bill on election security.
    Susie Lee: Member of the Problem Solvers Caucus: break the gridlock.
    Sharice Davids: Petition Dept. of Justice to investigate voting complaints.
    Kelly Armstrong: Keep ND's no voter registration, but secure elections.
    Lauren Underwood: Free and fair elections are a critical pillar of democracy.
    Andy Martin: Term limits on members of congress & federal judges.
    David Trone: Citizen's United must be overturned; we need transparency.
    Colin Allred: Clean up corruption: refuse corporate PAC money.
    Deb Haaland: Won't take PAC money; will fight to overturn Citizens United.
    Deb Haaland: Fight for government transparency and accountability.
    Dusty Johnson: End out-of-control bureaucracies that rule by regulation.
    Kevin Hern: Put an end to the typical behaviors of career politicians.
    Lori Trahan: Ambitious campaign finance and voting reform plan.
    Ben McAdams: End Citizens United: disallow corporate money in politics.
    Ed Case: Enact far-reaching campaign spending & lobbying reforms.
    Jim Baird: End the political class' grip on power in Washington.
    Joe Neguse: Ensure every voter's voice, despite Russian interference.
    Kendra Horn: Matching grants to expand early voting opportunities.
    Mark Harris: Sanctity of ballot box is essential; Federal guidelines ok.
    Mark Harris: More disclosure & less regulation of campaign finance.
    Amy Mcgrath: Decisions like Citizens United hurt America.
    Chuy Garcia: Implement financial and performance audits.
Gun Control
    Kim Schrier: Universal background checks, restrict military-style weapons.
    John Rose: Life member of NRA, 2nd amendment is fundamental to America.
    Tim Burchett: Avid gun owner; lifetime NRA member.
    Kendra Horn: Commonsense gun safety laws don't threaten 2nd Amendment.
    William Timmons: I am a proud gun owner.
    Kelly Armstrong: Fought efforts to infringe on 2d amendment freedoms.
    Lauren Underwood: Universal background checks; repeal Dickey Amendment.
    Sean Casten: Bring back the Assault Weapons Ban.
    Jason Crow: Ban long gun sales to people in other states.
    Elaine Luria: For universal background checks & red flag laws.
    Michael Cloud: The only defense against tyranny is an armed citizenry.
    John Joyce: Extremists want to infringe on law abiding citizens' rights.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: I will fight for common-sense gun safety measures.
    Mikie Sherrill: Supports universal criminal background checks.
    Dean Phillips: Pass background checks & assault weapons ban.
    Angie Craig: Can address gun violence and protect Second Amendment.
    Haley Stevens: It is past time that we act on commonsense gun reform.
    Susie Lee: Ban high capacity magazines, assault weapons.
    Jared Golden: Voted against universal background checks.
    Sharice Davids: Gun violence a public health crisis.
    Tom Malinowski: Regulate guns and ammunition to protect citizens.
    Lucy McBath: Fight for gun control and save lives.
    Ben Ray Lujan: Extend waiting periods from 3 to 10 days.
    Deb Haaland: Extend waiting periods from 3 to 10 days.
    Xochitl Torres Small: Voted against extending waiting periods from 3 to 10 days.
    Jahana Hayes: Constituents want gun control, and Hayes will work on it.
    Lucy McBath: Son was killed as a result of gun violence.
    David Trone: Work with both parties to pass common sense gun control.
    Chuy Garcia: Controls on guns are in the bounds of Constitution.
    Dusty Johnson: Funding for mental health services to lower gun violence.
    Carol Miller: Pro-Second Amendment and pro-Trump through and through.
    Deb Haaland: We need 100% background checks, & close gun show loophole.
    Jason Crow: People demand action now, not NRA donations.
    Kevin Hern: Pro 2nd Amendment; fight for gun rights for everyone.
    Lori Trahan: Comprehensive background checks; no concealed carry.
    Steve Watkins: Firm believer in the Second Amendment.
    Troy Balderson: Strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment; high ratings from NRA.
    Ann Kirkpatrick: More background checks; end ban on gun violence research.
    Ben McAdams: Ban bump stocks; close the gun show/internet loopholes.
    Carol Miller: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Deb Haaland: Ban assault weapons; we need national buy-back program.
    Jim Baird: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    John Rose: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Kevin Hern: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Lori Trahan: Common-sense gun reform; ban assault weapons.
    Mark E. Green: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Mark Harris: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Mark Harris: Outcry for gun laws is misguided & won't reduce gun violence.
    Russ Fulcher: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Steve Watkins: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
    Xochitl Torres Small: Common sense gun laws like universal background checks.
    Amy Mcgrath: Gun regulation is a necessity.
    Ayanna Pressley: Gun control needs to be implemented now.
    Debbie Lesko: The second amendment provides an essential right.
    Kathy Manning: Extensive background checks during gun purchases.
    Lucy McBath: Support young voters in keeping guns out of schools.
    John Lewis: Set aside federal funds to address gun violence.
Health Care
    Kim Schrier: Stabilize insurance markets; option to buy into Medicare.
    Kim Schrier: Vaccinations should be required to attend school.
    Ben McAdams: Fix ACA rather than just scrapping it.
    Ben McAdams: Restore funding to the Children's Health Insurance Program.
    John Rose: Replace ObamaCare with market-based, patient-centered reform.
    Tim Burchett: Repeal ObamaCare; enact commonsense free-market policies.
    Kendra Horn: Expand Medicaid; lower prescription prices.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Negotiate Rx drug prices; cover pre-existing conditions.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Replace ObamaCare with health savings accounts.
    Kelly Armstrong: Obamacare is an unmitigated disaster.
    Xochitl Torres Small: Work across party lines to expand rural health care access.
    Jared Golden: Opposed efforts to repeal Affordable Care Act.
    Sharice Davids: Everyone should have access to affordable health care.
    Lauren Underwood: All Americans should have access to affordable health care.
    Sean Casten: Make the VA a leader in national health care reform.
    Sean Casten: We need a base level of health care coverage.
    Jason Crow: Lower prescription prices; fight for a pubic option.
    Elaine Luria: Strengthen the ACA to ensure affordable health coverage.
    Michael Cloud: Health care must be driven by a market-oriented approach.
    Veronica Escobar: Only way is to have a single payer healthcare system.
    John Joyce: Will fight to dismantle ObamaCare completely.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Let Medicare negotiate drug prices.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Strengthen ACA by stabilizing market.
    Max Rose: Create public option, lower Medicare eligibility to 55.
    Max Rose: Get veterans' health care and services from VA.
    Mikie Sherrill: Let Medicare negotiate drug prices, option to buy in.
    Dean Phillips: Provide VA resources for physical & mental health care.
    Dean Phillips: Fix and improve the Affordable Care Act.
    Dean Phillips: Strengthen Medicare by controlling rising healthcare costs.
    Dean Phillips: Support mental health programs for children.
    Angie Craig: Co-sponsored bill to let Medicare negotiate drug prices.
    Angie Craig: Establish public option plan, increase competition.
    Angie Craig: Veterans deserve access to the best healthcare & treatment.
    Haley Stevens: Fix Obamacare: add public option; let 55-65 buy into system.
    TJ Cox: Ensure everyone has access to quality, affordable care.
    Sean Casten: Fact-Check: Corrected drug claim about NIH funding.
    Susie Lee: Defend ACA; improve its coverage.
    Tom Malinowski: Medicare for All option is pathway to decent healthcare.
    Xochitl Torres Small: Files bill to hire 15,000 doctors for rural communities.
    Bryan Steil: Protect individuals with pre-existing conditions.
    Kelly Armstrong: Give money & control back to the states.
    Cindy Axne: Protect Medicare Advantage program for Iowa seniors.
    Mark E. Green: Vaccines may be causing autism; CDC mismanaged data.
    Lauren Underwood: Protect ObamaCare, and fix it for lower drug prices.
    Chuy Garcia: Supports single-payer system, based on Medicare.
    David Trone: Close Medicaid coverage gap and expand it into all 50 states.
    Jim Baird: ObamaCare needs reform and conservative approach.
    Dusty Johnson: Give states access to waivers; test out healthcare models.
    Chris Pappas: Expand Medicaid, Medicare, and ObamaCare.
    Deb Haaland: We need Medicare for All, a national public health insurance.
    Jason Crow: Supports universal healthcare and affordable housing.
    Joe Cunningham: Negotiate with drug companies to lower Rx prices.
    Kevin Hern: Replace ObamaCare with free-market driven healthcare.
    Lauren Underwood: Every family has a right to quality, affordable healthcare.
    Lori Trahan: Defend & expand ObamaCare; as a right, not a privilege.
    Sharice Davids: Expand Medicaid; enable Medicare to negotiate drug prices.
    Steven Horsford: Counter Trump and GOP healthcare policies.
    Troy Balderson: Repeal and replace ObamaCare, once and for all.
    Ann Kirkpatrick: Expand eligibility for individuals to buy into Medicare.
    Ben McAdams: Fix problems with ObamaCare; protect Medicare and CHIP.
    Carol Miller: Repeal ObamaCare and eliminate the bureaucracy.
    David Trone: ObamaCare made progress; now expand to all.
    Deb Haaland: Fight Big Pharma for cheaper prescription drugs.
    Dino Rossi: Replace ObamaCare with more competition in the marketplace.
    Greg Stanton: Expand ObamaCare and access to quality and affordable.
    Jim Baird: Repeal ObamaCare & replace with free market driven system.
    Joe Neguse: Fix ObamaCare, then champion Medicare-for-All.
    Kevin Hern: We must repeal ObamaCare; more HSAs and elf-insurance.
    Kim Schrier: Restore ObamaCare reinsurance; then Medicare-for-All.
    Mark E. Green: Repeal ObamaCare; put back free market principles.
    Mark Harris: Market-based and patient driven reform.
    Mark Harris: Health insurance is not a government responsibility.
    Mark Harris: More prevention; avoid using emergency room for primary care.
    Russ Fulcher: Health insurance is not a government responsibility.
    Russ Fulcher: Choice & competition instead of ObamaCare mandates.
    Steve Watkins: Health insurance via true free-market approach.
    Susie Lee: Expand access to health care & mental health services.
    Xochitl Torres Small: Make affordable healthcare accessible to everyone.
    Amy Mcgrath: ObamaCare has taken the US a step in the right direction.
    Ayanna Pressley: Obamacare should be further implemented.
    Debbie Lesko: Obamacare is not the answer.
    Lauren Underwood: I have a pre-existing condition.
    Lauren Underwood: Healthcare is a human right.
    Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon: Puerto Rico shouldn't pay ACA tax without Benefit.
    Susie Lee: Don't repeal Obamacare, make necessary changes.
Homeland Security
    Kim Schrier: Ensure veterans are getting top-quality healthcare.
    John Rose: Fund the military at level for protection country needs.
    Tim Burchett: Veterans should be able to get care wherever they choose.
    William Timmons: The US only experiences true peace through strength.
    Xochitl Torres Small: Fully funded and staffed VA; including mental health.
    Jason Crow: We must fight to protect veterans' benefits.
    Elaine Luria: Provide a critical pay raise for disabled veterans.
    John Joyce: A veteran should be able to walk into any hospital for care.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Prioritize support for those who serve in our military.
    Mikie Sherrill: Will fight to fix VA, improve healthcare.
    Haley Stevens: Ensure that the VA is adequately serving our veterans.
    Haley Stevens: Don't bloat Defense budget at expense of domestic programs.
    Mike Levin: Make veteran homelessness an issue of the past.
    Greg Murphy: First priority is House Armed Services Committee.
    Xochitl Torres Small: Invest in Northern Triangle to relieve refugee problem.
    Walter Beaman Jones: Coined "freedom fries" for Iraq War; but later opposed war.
    David Trone: Veterans deserve aid; empty thank you's aren't helping them.
    Ann Kirkpatrick: Reform the VA to improve care for veterans.
    Deb Haaland: The Veterans deserve good health care and help finding jobs.
    Dusty Johnson: Advocate for veterans; keep promises to heroes.
    Troy Balderson: Veterans owed care, support and services on their return.
    Carol Miller: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Jim Baird: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Kevin Hern: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Mark E. Green: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Mark Harris: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Russ Fulcher: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Steve Watkins: Peace maintained via a strong military.
    Debbie Lesko: The military should have the best equipment around.
    Jim Baird: Helped create Indiana Military Veteran Legislative Day.
    Scott DesJarlais: Prohibit transgender people from serving in the military.
Immigration
    Kim Schrier: Bipartisan immigration reform, oppose border wall.
    Ben McAdams: Bipartisan reform, secure borders; resolve DACA.
    John Rose: Illegal immigrants not "undocumented," deport them.
    Tim Burchett: Has cracked down on illegal immigration throughout career.
    William Timmons: Support border wall; stop sanctuary cities & chain migration.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Invest in border security; amend asylum laws.
    Anthony Gonzalez: DACA: No amnesty or special pathway; find legal solution.
    Kelly Armstrong: Secure our borders to end drugs & human trafficking.
    Xochitl Torres Small: For secure borders; against impractical wall.
    Xochitl Torres Small: We need a clear and moral immigration system.
    Lauren Underwood: Provide DACA recipients a pathway to citizenship.
    Sean Casten: Protect Dreamers, border wall is an expensive waste.
    Jason Crow: Bring millions undocumented immigrants out of the shadows.
    Michael Cloud: Fully fund the border wall and secure our borders.
    Veronica Escobar: Will push for comprehensive immigration reform.
    John Joyce: Support Trump's agenda to create a secure border.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Comprehensive immigration reform with pathway to citizenship.
    Max Rose: Opposes travel ban, protect refugees.
    Dean Phillips: No to border wall; yes to effective border security.
    Dean Phillips: Create fair pathways to earned, legal citizenship.
    Angie Craig: Reform ICE; smart border security; path to citizenship.
    Haley Stevens: Never forget that America is a country of immigrants.
    TJ Cox: Path to citizenship, protect DACA recipients.
    Jason Crow: Introduced Public Oversight of Detention Centers Act.
    Susie Lee: Against funding ill-conceived border wall.
    Susie Lee: Secure border by investing in people, technology.
    Jared Golden: Reform immigration system; secure our borders.
    Bryan Steil: Two-step approach: border security, then immigration reform.
    Kelly Armstrong: Secure border, then conversations on immigration issues.
    Michael Guest: Modernize system to make it easier to legally enter country.
    John Rose: Favors building the wall, good fences make good neighbors.
    Chuy Garcia: ICE should treat immigrants humanely or be cancelled.
    David Trone: Advocate for immigrants; supports pathway to citizenship.
    Chuy Garcia: Cost of a "wall" for Mexico is not a good use of tax dollars.
    Carol Miller: Cut the bull; build the wall.
    Deb Haaland: Immigration reform: stop deportation, protect DREAMers.
    Dusty Johnson: Enforce border security law; plus merit-based immigration.
    Kevin Hern: Enforce existing immigration laws & secure the borders.
    Lori Trahan: Work to fix broken immigration system & protect rights.
    Troy Balderson: Build wall to keep out illegals: deport those here.
    Ann Kirkpatrick: Give DREAMers a path to citizenship rather than deportation.
    Ben McAdams: Give DREAMers a path to citizenship.
    Carol Miller: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    David Trone: Oppose mass deportations & travel bans; support DACA & TPS.
    Deb Haaland: I oppose deportations and bans that rip families apart.
    Dino Rossi: Don't deport DREAMers; improve the guest worker program.
    Greg Stanton: Clean DREAM Act, then comprehensive reform.
    Jim Baird: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Joe Neguse: Clean DREAM Act, then comprehensive reform.
    John Rose: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Kendra Horn: Border wall is a medieval solution to a 21st Century problem.
    Kendra Horn: Don't deport DREAMers; make DACA permanent.
    Kevin Hern: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Kim Schrier: Restore DACA and DAPA; then comprehensive reform.
    Lori Trahan: Fulfill promises made to DREAMers; then comprehensive reform.
    Lori Trahan: No citizenship question on 2020 Census form.
    Mark E. Green: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Mark Harris: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Mark Harris: Secure our borders by building a wall.
    Russ Fulcher: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Russ Fulcher: Secure the border; end chain migration.
    Steve Watkins: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
    Xochitl Torres Small: Target criminals rather than ripping apart families.
    Ayanna Pressley: No compromise: no funding for border wall.
    Ayanna Pressley: No funding in any bill for Trump's hate wall.
    Ayanna Pressley: America needs to be immigrant friendly.
    Debbie Lesko: The border needs to be secure like Trump says.
    Deb Haaland: Homeland Security head should resign over family detention.
    Lori Trahan: Homeland Security head should resign over child detention.
    Michael Guest: Building wall halts flow of illegal drugs & migrants into US.
    Jim Baird: Work with DACA recipients to find road to citizenship.
Jobs
    Kendra Horn: Equal pay for equal work, expand paid family leave.
    Kendra Horn: Need to create skilled workforce, raise minimum wage.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Expand opportunities in skilled trades.
    Jared Golden: Stronger unions lead to a stronger middle-class.
    Sharice Davids: Voted to raise the federal minimum wage.
    Jason Crow: Invest in workforce development & apprenticeship training.
    Jason Crow: Equal pay is not only a women's issue.
    Elaine Luria: Voted to increase the federal minimum wage.
    Max Rose: Unions are the backbone of America's economy.
    Mikie Sherrill: Strongly support equal pay for equal work.
    Dean Phillips: Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act to combat wage discrimination.
    Angie Craig: Labor built our middle class & drives our economy.
    Angie Craig: Create training partnerships between employers, schools.
    Angie Craig: Encourage industry to recruit, hire, and train veterans.
    Angie Craig: Ensure every woman is paid fairly for equal work.
    Haley Stevens: Encourage wage growth through equal access to opportunity.
    Haley Stevens: We must end the gender pay gap.
    Lucy McBath: Make workplaces more equitable for women.
    Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: Women deserve the same pay as men.
    Dina Titus: Voted to raise minimum wage to $15/hr.
    Steven Horsford: Voted to raise minimum wage to $15/hr.
    Susie Lee: Voted to raise minimum wage to $15/hr.
    Dan Bishop: The number one industry in my district is agriculture.
    Kevin Hern: To maintain historically low unemployment, vote Republican.
    Chuy Garcia: Education + training + funding = good paying jobs created.
    David Trone: Fight for equal pay for women and paid family leave.
    David Trone: Increase minimum wage; then tie to inflation.
    Ted Budd: 7M unfilled jobs means tax cuts are working.
    Deb Haaland: Pro-union; advocate for fair trade policies for unions.
    Deb Haaland: $15/hr minimum wage and a federal job guarantee program.
    Jim Baird: Livable income no; free market yes.
    Kendra Horn: Strengthen the middle class by increasing wages.
    Kevin Hern: No livable income; remove incentives of unemployment.
    Mark E. Green: Rolling back regulations (like livable income) creates jobs.
    Mark Harris: Job creators reduce unemployment, not "Livable income".
    Russ Fulcher: Robust growth reduces unemployment, not "livable income".
    Steve Watkins: Livable income is not a government responsibility.
    Abby Finkenauer: Opposed state bill reducing collective bargaining rights.
    Ayanna Pressley: A higher Federal minimum wage is beneficial.
Principles & Values
    Ben McAdams: If Congress can't pass budget, they shouldn't get paid.
    John Rose: I will contribute to Making America Great Again.
    Lauren Underwood: I get stopped and told I'm not supposed to be where I am.
    Kim Schrier: When something is wrong in the world, make it a better place.
    Kelly Armstrong: Socialism flies in the face of North Dakota values.
    Walter Beaman Jones: Served in NC House as Democrat; then US House as Republican.
    Steve King: Condemned on House floor for racist remarks.
    Steve King: OpEd: ongoing white nationalist comments warrant resignation.
    Steve King: When did "white nationalist" become offensive language?
    Sharice Davids: Having diverse group in Congress will make a difference.
    Dan McCready: Lost 2018 election by 905 votes, but NC investigating fraud.
    Mark Harris: Won 2018 election by 905 votes, but NC investigating fraud.
    Jason Crow: I will never stop trying to find common ground when I can.
    Kim Schrier: Decided to make first run for office after the 2016 election.
    Lori Trahan: Fight to protect shared values.
    Troy Balderson: Relies on his Christian faith to be his compass in life.
    Carol Miller: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Ed Case: Worked for three decades as attorney and law firm manager.
    Ed Case: 1990s: Majority Leader of Hawaii State House.
    Jim Baird: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    John Rose: Religious liberty is at risk, but no Sharia in the U.S.
    Kevin Hern: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Mark E. Green: I am a Christian and seek to honor God in all I do.
    Mark E. Green: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Mark Harris: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Russ Fulcher: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Steve Watkins: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
    Ayanna Pressley: Support progressive legislation with activist leadership.
    Kendra Horn: Women legislators more likely to reach across the aisle.
    Cindy Axne: Government out of church decision on contraception insurance.
    William Timmons: Country needs to get back to biblical principles.
Social Security
    Anthony Gonzalez: Put entitlements on path towards sustainability.
    Jared Golden: Protect Social Security; increase benefits.
    Elaine Luria: Strengthen Medicare and Social Security.
    Veronica Escobar: Scrap the cap on payments into Social Security.
    John Joyce: No changes for those near retirement age.
    Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Oppose cutting, privatizing Social Security, Medicare.
    Max Rose: Protect and expand Social Security.
    Mikie Sherrill: Oppose all efforts to privatize Social Security and Medicare.
    Dean Phillips: Protect Social Security from being privatized or reduced.
    Angie Craig: Strengthen Social Security & Medicare; shore up funding.
    Haley Stevens: Will fight any attempt to privatize or cut Social Security.
    Mike Levin: Oppose any and all efforts to privatize Social Security.
    TJ Cox: Will fight any attempt to privatize or cut.
    Chris Pappas: No cuts to Social Security & Medicare to sustain tax cuts.
    Ben McAdams: Bipartisan effort with Mitt Romney to shore up entitlements.
    Tom Malinowski: Subject earnings above $400,000 to the payroll tax.
    John Rose: Everything needs to be on the table for Social Security.
    Bryan Steil: No changes to seniors' rights of Medicare & Social Security.
    Dan McCready: Protect Social Security and Medicare from privatization.
    Cindy Axne: Will fight against social security privatization.
    Mark Harris: Aim to keep Social Security solvent.
    David Trone: Social Security works but needs cap raised on taxable wages.
    Joe Cunningham: Promises to shield Medicare and Social Security from cuts.
    Colin Allred: Protect Social Security and Medicare from cuts.
    Chuy Garcia: Social Security is essential but needs wage limits increased.
    Dusty Johnson: Push back age on Social Security for younger citizens.
    Abby Finkenauer: Never break trust of Social Security and Medicare.
    Ann Kirkpatrick: Protect Social Security and Medicare.
    Deb Haaland: Increase Social Security by ending the cap on taxable income.
    Lori Trahan: Fight to keep Social Security uncut & safe for seniors.
    Troy Balderson: Do nothing to cut Social Security and Medicare.
    Carol Miller: We need to protect Social Security and Medicare for all.
    Jim Baird: Prioritize funding to protect future generations.
    Kendra Horn: Commitment to keep promises on Social Security & Medicare.
    Kevin Hern: Look at ways to privatize.
    Lori Trahan: Raise payroll cap & contribution rate to ensure solvency.
    Mark E. Green: Reform Soc.Sec. for future generations.
    Mark Harris: Reverse death spiral with complete overhaul.
    Russ Fulcher: People should not have to rely strictly on Social Security.
    Steve Watkins: Develop changes that are sustainable for future.
    Troy Balderson: Scaling back Social Security benefits is not an option.
    Amy Mcgrath: Expand Social Security to include teachers.
    Ayanna Pressley: Social Security is crucial and must not be cut.
Tax Reform
    Ben McAdams: Make tax system simpler, fairer, more predictable.
    John Rose: Tax code too complicated; make it easier to file.
    Kendra Horn: Recent tax cut "scam" was for millionaires & corporations.
    Elaine Luria: Introduced bill to reduce taxes on Gold Star families.
    John Joyce: Trump's historic tax reform has strengthened our economy.
    Max Rose: Repeal cap on state and local tax deductions.
    Mikie Sherrill: Pass a tax plan that supports the middle class.
    Dean Phillips: Make middle class tax cuts permanent, end special giveaways.
    David Trone: An equitable tax system means wealthy pay fair share.
    Kathy Manning: Middle class families should be given more tax breaks.
    Chuy Garcia: New tax reform bill gives away borrowed money to the wealthy.
    Dusty Johnson: Tax Reform 2.0: take time to craft right policy.
    Carol Miller: GOP tax cuts returned US to a competitive economy.
    Kevin Hern: Wants simplified tax system, keep more money in your pockets.
    Lori Trahan: Bring equity back to tax code; close loopholes for wealthy.
    Troy Balderson: Road to good paying jobs is cutting taxes & keeping them low.
    David Trone: Trump tax cuts worsen income inequality.
    Jim Baird: Simple and fair taxes are a big win for the economy.
    Kevin Hern: Repeal 16th Amendment; strategically move to Flat Tax system.
    Mark E. Green: Make GOP tax cuts permanent: the Laffer Curve is true.
    Steve Watkins: Make Trump tax cuts permanent.
    Ayanna Pressley: Our tax code should relieve the 99%.
    Debbie Lesko: I have never seen a tax I didn't want to cut.
    Deb Haaland: New tax law helps the rich and leaves rest behind.
    Amy McGrath: Don't pay for tax cuts for wealthy by undermining healthcare.
    Michael Guest: Trump tax reform gave relief to job creators.
    Joe Cunningham: Tax reform should benefit regular people, not wealthy.
Technology
    Kelly Armstrong: Sponsored large infrastructure bill in legislature.
    Sharice Davids: Develop roadways, airports, railways, water infrastructure.
    Sean Casten: Infrastructure is one of the best investments we can make.
    Elaine Luria: Invest in infrastructure; restore net neutrality.
    Angie Craig: Expanding access to broadband in rural areas.
    David Trone: Infrastructure 2.0 Act: set up bank to fund repairs.
    Dusty Johnson: The path to solve climate change must involve technology.
    Chuy Garcia: Supports a federal infrastructure program from federal funds.
    Deb Haaland: Supports net neutrality and public internet infrastructure.
    Lori Trahan: Unlock public funds for infrastructure upgrades.
    Dino Rossi: Infrastructure should ensure earthquake readiness.
    Greg Stanton: Invest in our crumbling infrastructure.
    Jared Golden: Fix Maine's crumbling infrastructure.
    Kim Schrier: Provide FEMA resources needed for earthquake preparedness.
    Mark E. Green: Science has no morality; we need universal moral code.
    Mark Harris: Local matching ensures that Feds fund right infrastructure.
    Russ Fulcher: Robust cybersecurity, and defend intellectual property.
    Russ Fulcher: Link usage taxes to infrastructure funding.
    Ayanna Pressley: Spending on infrastructure will benefit Americans.
War & Peace
    John Rose: Radical Islamic terrorism is real; supports travel ban.
    Tim Burchett: We need to destroy our enemies so they don't destroy us.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Make China pay for costs of global pandemic.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Defeat radical Islamic extremism wherever it exists.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Support veterans with health care & mental health treatment.
    Jared Golden: Increase funding for mental health care at VA.
    John Joyce: Greatest way to achieve peace is through strength.
    Mikie Sherrill: North Korea: support robust military presence in region.
    Haley Stevens: I will stand alongside Israel against the BDS movement.
    Haley Stevens: I have no illusions about Iran as a destructive force.
    William Timmons: Supported assassination of Iranian leader.
   
    Walter Beaman Jones: My 2001 pro-Iraq war vote helped kill 4,000 Americans.
    Dan McCready: Mission & strategy needed before going to war.
    David Trone: Strong advocate for our valued ally, the State of Israel.
    Deb Haaland: Supports diplomacy over violence; force must be last resort.
    Steve Watkins: Supports US military action in Syria.
    Carol Miller: Help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.
    Jim Baird: Help Israel and allies fight terrorism.
    Kevin Hern: Help defend Israel; support Trump's travel ban.
    Mark E. Green: Defend Israel & allies from radical Islamic terrorism.
    Mark Harris: Help defend Israel; the enemy is Islamic Terrorism.
    Russ Fulcher: Help defend Israel; fight the terrorists overseas.
    Steve Watkins: Help defend Israel; eradicate radical Islamic terror.
    Dusty Johnson: Base foreign policy on "peace through strength".
    Susie Lee: Opposed Iran Nuclear Deal, but against repealing it.
Welfare & Poverty
    John Rose: Welfare lets able-bodied workers sit on sidelines & get paid.
    Anthony Gonzalez: Reform welfare to promote work and family stability.
    Kevin Hern: Stop incentivizing dependency on government welfare.
    Deb Haaland: Against federal work requirements for SNAP; will hurt kids.
    Dusty Johnson: Making welfare recipients accountable can help them.


The above quotations are from News coverage of 2018 House elections.


Special coverage of "Blue Wave" states:
  • CA: 7 new House members including 6 Democrats and 5 Democratic takeovers
  • FL: 5 new House members including 2 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • MI: 5 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • MN: 5 new House members including 3 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers (and 1 Republican takeover!)
  • NJ: 4 new House members including 4 Democrats and 3 Democratic takeovers
  • NY: 4 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • PA: 7 new House members including 4 Democrats and 4 Democratic takeovers (with statewide redistricting)
  • TX: 10 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
  • VA: 5 new House members including 3 Democrats and 3 Democratic takeovers
  • Endorsements: Organizational endorsements of new House members, from groups that focus on one issue
  • All other states: 51 new House members including 17 Democratic takeovers
    Conclusion: the "Blue Wave" means Democrats took over Congress but the rest is media hype.

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