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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
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)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
United,
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
Becoming,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
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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Commonwealth of Massachusetts Politicians: secondary Archives


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  • Al Gross (3) Independent 2020 Senate Challenger Alaska
  • Allen Waters (12) Republican U.S. Rep Rhode Island-1
  • Ayanna Pressley (7) Democrat U.S. Rep Massachusetts-7
  • Ben Downing (19) Massachusetts Democratic candidate for governor
  • Beth Lindstrom (7) Republican candidate for Massachusetts U.S. Senator Massachusetts
  • Bob Massie (16) Massachusetts Democratic candidate for Massachusetts Governor
  • Brian Herr (11) Republican Senate Challenger Massachusetts
  • Bruce Skarin (6) Independent Challenger Massachusetts
  • Carla Howell (15) Libertarian Challenger 2002
  • Charlie Baker (65) Massachusetts Republican Governor
  • Dan Sullivan (1) Republican Senator Alaska
  • Danielle Allen (13) Massachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Deval Patrick (40) Massachusetts Democratic Governor
  • Don Berwick (24) Massachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Ed Markey (20) Dem. (Elected to Senate 2013) U.S. Rep Massachusetts-5
  • Elizabeth Warren (7) Massachusetts Senator
  • Gabriel Gomez (2) Republican Challenger Massachusetts
  • Geoff Diehl (27) Massachusetts Republican Challenger
  • Heidi Wellman (24) Republican candidate for Massachusetts U. S. Senator Massachusetts
  • Jay Gonzalez (40) Massachusetts Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Jeff Colyer (1) Kansas Candidate for Governor
  • Jesse Gordon (21) Massachusetts Editor-in-Chief of OnTheIssues.org
  • Joe Kennedy III (10) Democrat U.S. Rep Massachusetts-4
  • John Kerry (8) Cabinet Climate Envoy
  • John Kingston (15) Republican candidate for Massachusetts U.S. Senator Massachusetts
  • Karyn Polito (41) Massachusetts Republican Lt. Governor
  • Kevin O`Connor (19) Republican Challenger Massachusetts
  • Lori Trahan (16) Democrat U.S. Rep Massachusetts-3
  • Martha Coakley (6) Massachusetts Democratic Challenger
  • Marty Walsh (40) Massachusetts Secretary of Labor
  • Maura Healey (27) Massachusetts Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Michael Capuano (3) Democrat U.S. Rep Massachusetts-7
  • Mike Lee (4) Republican Jr Senator Utah
  • Richard Tisei (18) Massachusetts Republican Lt. Gov. Challenger
  • Scott Brown (23) Term ended 2004 U.S. Rep Ninth Norfolk-9
  • Setti Warren (33) Massachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Shannon Liss-Riordan (10) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger Massachusetts
  • Shiva Ayyadurai (25) Massachusetts Independent Challenger
  • Sonia Chang-Diaz (15) Massachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Steve Grossman (12) Massachusetts Democratic Challenger
  • Tom Reilly (2) Former Dem. 2006 Challenger
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Abortion
    Heidi Wellman: Oppose abortion as an unrestricted right.
    Allen Waters: Conservative on abortion rights.
    Brian Herr: Supports abortion rights.
    Bruce Skarin: Reduce abortions without infringing women's rights to decide.
    Charlie Baker: I support a woman's right to choose.
    Charlie Baker: No abortion for 16-year-olds without parental consent.
    Deval Patrick: Support for stem cell research.
    Don Berwick: States can't exclude Planned Parenthood from Medicaid.
    Ed Markey: Champion of woman's ability to make her own decisions.
    Ed Markey: Massachusetts should lead in protecting right to choose.
    Geoff Diehl: Conscientious taxpayer objection to abortion.
    Jay Gonzalez: Close the federal gap in funding for Planned Parenthood.
    John Kerry: No criminalization of a woman's right to choose.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on overriding veto on Stem Cell Research Bill.
    Marty Walsh: Voted NO on overriding veto on Stem Cell Research Bill.
    Maura Healey: I'm always going to stand up for abortion access.
    Maura Healey: Ensure access to abortion, contraception, STI testing.
    Setti Warren: Require state & local governments to allow abortion coverage.
    Shannon Liss-Riordan: Won't let red states apply draconian anti-abortion laws here.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Personal decision that involves two lives.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: No abortion for 16-year-olds; keep 24-hour waiting periods.
    Steve Grossman: Endorsed by NARAL as "a steadfast pro-choice voice".
    Tom Reilly: State funding for stem cell research.
Budget & Economy
    Heidi Wellman: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
    Ben Downing: We have widening economic and racial gaps in Massachusetts.
    Ben Downing: We're left weaker by tax cuts for wealthy & budget cuts.
    Ben Downing: Encourage savings with prize linked savings accounts.
    Beth Lindstrom: Helped reduce needless business regulations to increase jobs.
    Bruce Skarin: Top priority: national debt; fiscal conservative.
    Charlie Baker: Massive transformation of work has wide impact.
    Danielle Allen: East-west rail clearly important; definitely a high priority.
    Deval Patrick: Focus on selling Massachusetts.
    Deval Patrick: We're broke, not poor: recession is temporary.
    Deval Patrick: $1.1 in cuts in services this year, including many layoffs.
    Don Berwick: Fought against bank home foreclosures.
    Ed Markey: Pay for $2000 stimulus checks by repealing Trump tax cuts.
    Jay Gonzalez: Preserved important investments during Great Recession.
    Jeff Colyer: Low taxes & less regulation key to expansion.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on $300M to offset the budget deficit via bonds.
    Kevin O`Connor: $2000 monthly payments during pandemic grossly irresponsible.
    Lori Trahan: Restore economic fairness to all, not just those at top.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on $300M to offset the budget deficit via bonds.
    Maura Healey: Encourage entrepreneurism with Office of Economic Assistance.
    Scott Brown: Voted NO on $300M to offset the budget deficit via bonds.
    Setti Warren: Closed $40M deficit in city of Newton & maintained services.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Budgetary transparency will lead to infrastructure spending.
Civil Rights
    Heidi Wellman: Comfortable with same-sex marriage.
    Ayanna Pressley: I support the cause & tactic of NFL players taking a knee.
    Ben Downing: Support anti-discrimination laws for transgender people.
    Ben Downing: Include gender identity in public accommodation rules.
    Beth Lindstrom: Supports state law legalizing same sex marriage.
    Brian Herr: Supports gay marriage as an issue of equal rights.
    Bruce Skarin: I am not just a supporter, but an advocate for gay rights.
    Charlie Baker: Running-mate supports existing law on gay marriage.
    Charlie Baker: Include gender identity in public accommodation rules.
    Danielle Allen: State has taken too long where leadership is open to all.
    Deval Patrick: Close the racial and ethnic gap in health.
    Geoff Diehl: Voted NO on protections by gender identity.
    Geoff Diehl: Supports gay GOP candidate criticized by committee member.
    Jay Gonzalez: Continue Massachusetts leadership like on marriage equality.
    Jay Gonzalez: Hate and discrimination based on sexual orientation isn't OK.
    Jay Gonzalez: Equal rights for women in workplace.
    Jesse Gordon: Address disproportionate minority arrests & drug problems.
    Jesse Gordon: Shouldn't be legal to deny housing for being transgendered.
    Jesse Gordon: For Native Americans, replace paternalism with support.
    Joe Kennedy III: Kennedy leads task force for transgender equality.
    John Kingston: Most diverse group to ever attend a political kick-off.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on defining marriage as one man and one woman.
    Karyn Polito: Supported $900K for disability & mentoring aid.
    Karyn Polito: Opposed "Turning 22" mental disability program.
    Karyn Polito: Protections by gender identity for public safety.
    Kevin O`Connor: I don't know what systemic racism means, but racism exists.
    Kevin O`Connor: Racial justice: enforce the lawl problem isn't the police.
    Lori Trahan: Close the pay gap: give women equal pay for equal work.
    Marty Walsh: Opposed $900K for disability & mentoring aid.
    Marty Walsh: Voted NO on defining marriage as one man and one woman.
    Marty Walsh: Opposed $200K reduction to blind job program.
    Marty Walsh: Supported "Turning 22" mental disability program.
    Maura Healey: We put an equity lens on everything that we do.
    Maura Healey: Was lead counsel challenging Defense of Marriage Act.
    Maura Healey: The first openly gay state attorney general in U.S. history.
    Maura Healey: Include health equity as part of Health Care Cost Trends.
    Maura Healey: End the ban on LGBTQ+ blood donations.
    Michael Capuano: NFL players taking a knee is divisive, but I support protest.
    Richard Tisei: Voted NO on defining marriage as one man and one woman.
    Richard Tisei: Opposed $200K reduction to blind job program.
    Richard Tisei: Supported $900K for disability & mentoring aid.
    Richard Tisei: Opposed "Turning 22" mental disability program.
    Scott Brown: Voted YES on defining marriage as one man and one woman.
    Scott Brown: Supported $200K reduction to blind job program.
    Scott Brown: Supported $900K for disability & mentoring aid.
    Scott Brown: Opposed "Turning 22" mental disability program.
    Setti Warren: Transgender military ban makes us less safe.
    Setti Warren: Make Newton a more hospitable climate for African Americans.
    Setti Warren: Appointed first transgender member of Newton government.
    Shannon Liss-Riordan: Won job discrimination case affecting police, firefighters.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Only a real Indian can defeat a fake Indian.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: It's about free speech, not against Black Lives Matter.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Affirmative action hasn't helped most blacks.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Arizona data showed Biden win was statistically impossible.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: Include gender identity in public accommodation rules.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: Social equity loans for those impacted by cannabis arrests.
    Steve Grossman: Embrace marriage equality in the Democratic Party platform.
Corporations
    Allen Waters: Free enterprise with lower taxes is the key.
    Beth Lindstrom: Cut corporate taxes.
    Bob Massie: Ceres Reporting Initiative: socially rate pension funds.
    Brian Herr: 29 years in the commercial construction business.
    Danielle Allen: Focus on corporate purpose and stakeholder capitalism.
    Deval Patrick: Regulation at the speed of business.
    Deval Patrick: Access to start-up capital for small businesses.
    Elizabeth Warren: Proposes new federal limits for corporations.
    Geoff Diehl: Get government off the back of small business.
    Heidi Wellman: Accountability of current program funds.
    Jesse Gordon: Nationalize banks, or break up those too-big-to-fail.
    John Kingston: Unleash our entrepreneurs.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on Extending corporate tax credit 5 years.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on closing $85 million in corporate tax loopholes.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on Defeating corporate tax disclosure.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on defeating corporate tax disclosure.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on Extending corporate tax credit 5 years.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on closing $85 million in corporate tax loopholes.
    Maura Healey: Allow communities to enact local rent stabilization policies.
    Scott Brown: Voted NO on Defeating corporate tax disclosure.
    Scott Brown: Voted YES on Extending corporate tax credit 5 years.
    Setti Warren: Downgrading of Massachusetts bond rating is a serious thing.
    Shannon Liss-Riordan: I see the games corporations play to rig the system.
    Steve Grossman: OpEd: Combines progressive values with business experience.
Crime
    Ayanna Pressley: Supports message & action of NFL players kneeling in protest.
    Ayanna Pressley: High minority incarceration rate is modern day slavery.
    Carla Howell: Drug prohibition makes crime profitable.
    Charlie Baker: Hold accountable those responsible for state drug lab crisis.
    Charlie Baker: Seek death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber.
    Charlie Baker: Account for criminal history in dangerousness hearing.
    Charlie Baker: Passed one of the most comprehensive police reform laws.
    Charlie Baker: Reform police based on racial equity.
    Charlie Baker: Reform police based on racial equity.
    Danielle Allen: Alternatives to incarceration; justice by focus on community.
    Deval Patrick: Misuse of CORI system prevents getting back on their feet.
    Deval Patrick: Marathon bomber will die in prison, one way or another.
    Don Berwick: No death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber.
    Ed Markey: Ban "weapons of war" including tear gas from police use.
    Elizabeth Warren: Criminal justice system is racist front to back.
    Geoff Diehl: Police should not be condemned, but supported.
    Heidi Wellman: Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime.
    Jay Gonzalez: End mandatory minimum sentencing.
    Jay Gonzalez: Treat underlying conditions that contribute to crime.
    Jay Gonzalez: Over-incarceration has terrible costs for society.
    John Kingston: Reduce imprisonment; expand rehabilitation.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on reinstating capital punishment.
    Karyn Polito: Opposed funding Mass Correctional Legal Services.
    Kevin O`Connor: Horrified by Floyd murder, but do not defund police.
    Martha Coakley: Supports seeking federal death penalty for Marathon Bomber.
    Marty Walsh: Supported funding Mass Correctional Legal Services.
    Marty Walsh: Voted NO on reinstating capital punishment.
    Maura Healey: Increase penalties for hate crimes, revamp current law.
    Maura Healey: Supported 2020 reform bill repealing mandatory minimums.
    Michael Capuano: Supports message but not action of NFL players kneeling.
    Michael Capuano: Criminal justice system is institutional racism.
    Richard Tisei: Opposed funding Mass Correctional Legal Services.
    Scott Brown: Opposed funding Mass Correctional Legal Services.
    Setti Warren: Opposes federalization of police.
    Setti Warren: More parole instead of privatization of prisons.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: Wrote law banning chokeholds & racial profiling.
    Steve Grossman: 7-year sentence not enough for rogue state lab chemist.
    Steve Grossman: No death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber.
Drugs
    Allen Waters: Demand for drugs by whites is putting more blacks in jail.
    Ayanna Pressley: When pot is legalized, licensing needs to be fair.
    Bob Massie: Supports legal marijuana from local businesses.
    Bob Massie: End mandatory minimums for low level drug offenses.
    Carla Howell: Be scared of the Drug War more than scared of drugs.
    Charlie Baker: Vigorously oppose recreational marijuana but medical pot ok.
    Charlie Baker: Get dispensaries open for medical marijuana.
    Charlie Baker: Reduce opioid prescribing and drive Fentanyl off our streets.
    Charlie Baker: Legal marijuana sales in Massachusetts by 2020.
    Charlie Baker: Four pillars: prevention, education, treatment and recovery.
    Charlie Baker: Led the nation in responding to warning signs for vaping.
    Charlie Baker: Voted YES on recreational marijuana.
    Charlie Baker: Regular pot users likely to try more dangerous drugs.
    Don Berwick: Rollout of medical marijuana was a management fiasco.
    Geoff Diehl: Voted NO on recreational marijuana.
    Heidi Wellman: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Jay Gonzalez: Support addicts and get them on a path to recovery.
    Jay Gonzalez: Ok to tweak marijuana law, but the people have spoken.
    Joe Kennedy III: Concerns with marijuana legalization: take a deep breath.
    John Kingston: Focus on opioid crisis instead of divisive rhetoric.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on earmark for women's substance abuse program.
    Lori Trahan: Substance abuse culture must change: promote rehabilitation.
    Marty Walsh: Voted NO on earmark for women's substance abuse program.
    Maura Healey: Regular pot users likely to try more dangerous drugs.
    Scott Brown: Voted NO on earmark for women's substance abuse program.
    Setti Warren: Combat opioid addiction by funding treatment.
    Setti Warren: End mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug crimes.
    Shannon Liss-Riordan: Expunge criminal records of all cannabis-related offenses.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: Make retail cannabis market accessible to smaller players.
Education
    Allen Waters: No free college, no government loans.
    Allen Waters: More choice, more charter schools.
    Bob Massie: Charter schools should be limited.
    Carla Howell: Federal government out of education.
    Charlie Baker: Lift the cap on public charter schools.
    Charlie Baker: Update Foundation Formula for urban vs. suburban districts.
    Charlie Baker: Added 4,000 seats to vocational and technical schools.
    Charlie Baker: Vocational schools should provide classes in three shifts.
    Deval Patrick: Supports charter schools.
    Deval Patrick: Expand early education opportunities.
    Deval Patrick: Extend the school day, and explore extending the school year.
    Deval Patrick: Reduce class sizes; offer more after-school programs.
    Deval Patrick: Improve assessment tools including MCAS and beyond.
    Deval Patrick: Reinvest in public higher education.
    Don Berwick: Teachers are not the problem; they are the solution.
    Don Berwick: Student loan forgiveness for grads entering some professions.
    Geoff Diehl: Charter schools have more flexibility.
    Heidi Wellman: Vouchers for school choice.
    Jay Gonzalez: Fierce advocate for high-quality early education.
    Jay Gonzalez: Take on big challenge of making college affordable.
    Jay Gonzalez: Opposed expanding charter schools.
    Jesse Gordon: Incentives for tuition, & retroactively for college loans.
    John Kerry: Providing student loans for college kids is an ethical issue.
    John Kingston: Parents should have choices.
    Karyn Polito: Opposed federal school breakfast supplement.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on 3-year moratorium on charter schools.
    Lori Trahan: High quality public education is key to our economic future.
    Marty Walsh: Supported federal school breakfast supplement.
    Maura Healey: Pandemic requires additional support for public schools.
    Maura Healey: Opposed ballot measure expanding number of charter schools.
    Richard Tisei: Opposed federal school breakfast supplement.
    Scott Brown: Opposed federal school breakfast supplement.
    Scott Brown: Voted NO on 3-year moratorium on charter schools.
    Setti Warren: Invest in new school facilities & classroom resources.
    Setti Warren: Make all public colleges and universities tuition-free.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Educational-industrial complex not yielding skilled students.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: Young people shouldn't have to carry decades of student debt.
Energy & Oil
    Ben Downing: As state senator, focused on clean energy & climate change.
    Ben Downing: Transition to clean energy economy means jobs.
    Ben Downing: There is no time or excuse for incrementalism.
    Ben Downing: Clean energy push left out communities of color & low-income.
    Ben Downing: Increase solar net metering cap, ensure future growth.
    Bob Massie: Transform the state completely by pursuing renewable energy.
    Bob Massie: Ran Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston.
    Bruce Skarin: Top priority: combatting global climate change.
    Charlie Baker: Develop hydropower--most cost effective renewable.
    Charlie Baker: Reduce carbon footprint while maintaining supply of energy.
    Charlie Baker: $1 billion for climate resiliency by 2022.
    Charlie Baker: Roadmap to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
    Charlie Baker: Next-generation roadmap for climate policy.
    Deval Patrick: Cut Energy costs and develop renewable energy.
    Deval Patrick: Support renewable energy like Cape Wind.
    Deval Patrick: Tax credits for energy efficient cars.
    Deval Patrick: Foster alternative energy businesses.
    Deval Patrick: Convert state fleet to hybrids and fuel-efficient cars.
    Deval Patrick: $50 million to help Massachusetts deal with climate change.
    Don Berwick: Tax carbon emissions to reduce "undeniable climate crisis".
    Don Berwick: Double state investment in clean energy from 0.6% to 1.2%.
    Ed Markey: More offshore wind and solar--but no Green New Deal.
    Ed Markey: Green New Deal has shifted the whole discussion.
    Gabriel Gomez: I believe that there is global warming.
    Geoff Diehl: Fought linking gas tax hikes to inflation.
    Geoff Diehl: A vocal critic of the Transportation Climate Initiative.
    Heidi Wellman: Oppose prioritizing green energy.
    Jay Gonzalez: Accelerate transition to clean energy.
    Jay Gonzalez: Make Massachusetts the first state to adopt carbon pricing.
    Jesse Gordon: Supports wind, solar & alternatives; paid for with a gas tax.
    John Kerry: Create new energy sources to end Mideast dependency.
    John Kingston: Green technology must be economically viable.
    Kevin O`Connor: The Green New Deal will wreck U.S. economy.
    Kevin O`Connor: Net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 through innovation.
    Kevin O`Connor: Green New Deal would sell out American workers.
    Lori Trahan: Supports alternative energy source with no barriers to entry.
    Martha Coakley: Supports cap-and-trade, but not a carbon tax.
    Maura Healey: Will harness all the levers in combating the climate crisis.
    Maura Healey: Create a cabinet-level Climate Chief & electrify everything.
    Mike Lee: I believe that there is global warming.
    Setti Warren: Support use of wind, solar, & other renewable energy.
    Shannon Liss-Riordan: More offshore wind and solar--and Green New Deal.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Innovation, not regulation.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Climate change cause irrelevant; focus on solutions.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: Next-generation roadmap for climate policy.
    Steve Grossman: Allocate 1% of state budget to climate change & clean energy.
Environment
    Bob Massie: Integrate thinking: environment, transportation, & housing.
    Bob Massie: Climate injustice is another form of social injustice.
    Deval Patrick: Actively protect water and wetlands.
    Deval Patrick: Focus on environmental justice in poor communities.
    Deval Patrick: Invest in public transportation & smart growth.
    Don Berwick: The air matters, the water matters; it's all a system.
    Ed Markey: Nuclear power is a very expensive way to boil water.
    Geoff Diehl: Compromise on allowing fishing despite fraud in reporting.
    Heidi Wellman: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
    Jay Gonzalez: New revenue to fix our broken mass transit system.
    Jay Gonzalez: Address water pollution despite Trump administration.
    John Kingston: Oppose subsidies of uneconomic green technologies.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on requiring dental amalgam (mercury) separators.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on reduced fees for blood lead level testing.
    Karyn Polito: Opposed keeping park maintenance funding within MDC.
    Kevin O`Connor: Need strong federal policy to protect clean air and water.
    Lori Trahan: Hold responsible those who pollute the biosphere.
    Marty Walsh: Supported keeping park maintenance funding within MDC.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on requiring dental amalgam (mercury) separators.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on reduced fees for blood lead level testing.
    Maura Healey: Expects nuclear power plan to obey rules on reactor water.
    Richard Tisei: Supported cuts in Water Management Act enforcement.
    Richard Tisei: Voted NO on reduced fees for blood lead level testing.
    Scott Brown: Opposed keeping park maintenance funding within MDC.
    Setti Warren: Reinstate Lynn ferry service and extend the Blue Line.
    Shannon Liss-Riordan: Nuclear power may be carbon free, but it is not risk free.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: GMOs are destroying our health; establish safety standards.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Real problem is not climate change but pollution.
Families & Children
    Allen Waters: Believes in traditional American values.
    Charlie Baker: Reduced caseloads and licensed almost all social workers.
    Charlie Baker: Massachusetts needs to make "revenge porn" a crime.
    Deval Patrick: A child's future should not be defined by their zip code.
    Don Berwick: Seeds of kids' success are sown early--beginning prenatally.
    Jay Gonzalez: Quality childcare and preschool from birth to age 5.
    Jesse Gordon: Provide paid family and medical leave.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on affirming marriage for heterosexuals only.
    Lori Trahan: Put working/middle class families first, not corporations.
    Lori Trahan: Pass paid family leave and make it gender-neutral.
    Martha Coakley: PACWatch on DCF: not to fix it but to fight it.
    Marty Walsh: Voted NO on affirming marriage for heterosexuals only.
    Maura Healey: Common Start: free child care for lowest-income families.
Foreign Policy
    Allen Waters: Supports Israel and settler movement.
    Bob Massie: Fought apartheid in South Africa.
    Ed Markey: COVID: Supported travel ban from China.
    Elizabeth Warren: Led bipartisan opposition to China's election interference.
    Heidi Wellman: American Exceptionalism is too vague.
    Jay Gonzalez: Recognize Syrian refugees and others in need.
    John Kingston: Work against rogue states; support Israel.
    John Kingston: Our allies should bear more of our common burden.
    Kevin O`Connor: Failure to criticize China over COVID is weakness.
Free Trade
    Carla Howell: Allow open trade with China.
    Deval Patrick: New airports open our doors to new markets.
    Heidi Wellman: Support & expand free trade.
    Jesse Gordon: Include labor & environmental standards in trade agreements.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on International Trade Council to promote exports.
    Kevin O`Connor: America first means robust free trade.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on International Trade Council to promote exports.
    Richard Tisei: Voted YES on International Trade Council to promote exports.
    Scott Brown: Voted NO on International Trade Council to promote exports.
Government Reform
    Ben Downing: Allow online voter registration, early voting, vote by mail.
    Beth Lindstrom: For Congressional term limits.
    Bob Massie: Rigged political system addressed by democratic engagement.
    Bob Massie: Supports same-day voter registration.
    Bob Massie: Organized people can beat organized money.
    Brian Herr: Reduce non-military federal workforce by 15% via attrition.
    Brian Herr: If we want new ideas, send new people, via term limits.
    Brian Herr: If we want new ideas in Washington, we must send new people.
    Bruce Skarin: Campaign finance reform to end pervasive corruption.
    Carla Howell: Libertarian government is bare-essentials small government.
    Carla Howell: Supports term limits; 12 years for herself.
    Charlie Baker: $500 donor limit is crazy; it's suppression of free speech.
    Charlie Baker: Declined to sign "People's Pledge" against outside PAC ads.
    Charlie Baker: Automatic voter registration via RMV and MassHealth.
    Danielle Allen: Rebuild democracy with early voting & mail-in voting.
    Danielle Allen: Democracy is about working, deciding, acting together.
    Deval Patrick: To be in the leadership business, govern for the long-term.
    Deval Patrick: Allow online voter registration, early voting, vote by mail.
    Ed Markey: Ok with outside PAC ads, if positive ads.
    Geoff Diehl: More public access; more checks on state spending.
    Geoff Diehl: Allow online voter registration, early voting, vote by mail.
    Geoff Diehl: Opposes permanent mail-in voting as open to fraud.
    Heidi Wellman: Term limits for US Congress.
    Heidi Wellman: Oppose making voter registration easier.
    Jay Gonzalez: Strong campaign finance policies ensure democracy's promise.
    Jay Gonzalez: Supports same-day voter registration.
    Jay Gonzalez: Special interests and big money have no place in elections.
    Jesse Gordon: Reform campaign finance to stop protecting incumbents.
    Jesse Gordon: Why require in-person voting? Why register? Why Tuesday?
    Joe Kennedy III: Necessary regulations costs are crippling.
    Joe Kennedy III: Proposed pledge to limit spending from outside groups.
    Joe Kennedy III: Supports People's Pledge: no outside PAC spending.
    John Kingston: Washington is broken: term limits for members of Congress.
    Kevin O`Connor: Every vote must count; make ballots more accessible.
    Lori Trahan: Ambitious campaign finance and voting reform plan.
    Maura Healey: Pass VOTES Act; same day voter registration.
    Setti Warren: Public records laws for open and transparent governing.
    Setti Warren: Supports automatic voter registration.
    Shannon Liss-Riordan: Pledge to limit campaign spending from outside groups.
    Shannon Liss-Riordan: Be aggressive in ensuring public records laws are enforced.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: We need term limits against lobbyists & career politician.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Pledges to serve one term, not focus on re-election.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: Allow online voter registration, early voting, vote by mail.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: Signed letter urging federal action on voting rights.
    Geoff Diehl: Forensic audit of 2020 Massachusetts election results .
Gun Control
    Allen Waters: Opposes strengthening gun laws.
    Allen Waters: I keep my gun license in my pocket.
    Ben Downing: Supports AG on enforcing state assault weapons law.
    Brian Herr: People have a right to defend themselves and their property.
    Carla Howell: Free gun ownership by peaceful citizens without exception.
    Carla Howell: 22,000 anti-gun laws havenít worked-repeal them.
    Charlie Baker: Supports tough gun control laws.
    Charlie Baker: Let local police chiefs decide who can get shotguns.
    Charlie Baker: Expand background checks; no gun unless mentally healthy.
    Gabriel Gomez: Start with expanded background check tied to mental health.
    Geoff Diehl: Unwavering support for gun rights.
    Heidi Wellman: National gun license initiative.
    Heidi Wellman: Absolute right to gun ownership.
    Jay Gonzalez: Combating gun violence a priority.
    Jay Gonzalez: Ban assault weapons and gun silencers.
    Kevin O`Connor: Supports right to bear arms and background checks.
    Lori Trahan: Comprehensive background checks; no concealed carry.
    Maura Healey: Hold gun dealers & manufacturers accountable for marketing.
    Mike Lee: Expanded background check first, not assault weapon ban.
    Setti Warren: Join 18 mayors in banning assault weapons.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Protect constitutional gun rights.
Health Care
    Al Gross: Alaska has most expensive health care in the world.
    Al Gross: Public option allows Alaska to compete on equal basis.
    Beth Lindstrom: Bipartisan cooperation instead of socialized medicine.
    Carla Howell: Get government out of health care & weíll be better off.
    Charlie Baker: Access to health care is a basic right.
    Charlie Baker: Push for a state waiver from ObamaCare.
    Charlie Baker: Opposed Republican bill to eliminate ObamaCare.
    Charlie Baker: Health Connector: replace mess with hope.
    Charlie Baker: Modern health issues more challenging than in the past.
    Charlie Baker: Emergency telehealth order worked, now it's permanent.
    Charlie Baker: Patients First: mental health & COVID.
    Danielle Allen: Pandemic was last straw; commonwealth ready for change.
    Danielle Allen: Prioritize a new level of public health investment.
    Danielle Allen: COVID: Mandatory vaccinations for elderly, prison workers.
    Deval Patrick: Supports Health Access and Affordability Act.
    Deval Patrick: Finance catastrophic health coverage.
    Deval Patrick: Negotiate bulk drug purchases under governorís authority.
    Deval Patrick: Invest in prevention.
    Deval Patrick: Focus on prevention and wellness programs.
    Deval Patrick: 98% of all Massachusetts citizens now have health insurance.
    Don Berwick: Triple Aim strategy: improve experience, health, and cost.
    Don Berwick: Explore single payer system in Massachusetts.
    Don Berwick: Institute for Healthcare Improvement: focus on quality.
    Ed Markey: Expand online clinical trials registry.
    Ed Markey: COVID: Trump's response "criminally negligent".
    Geoff Diehl: Reduce the number of healthcare mandates.
    Geoff Diehl: Opposes single-payer healthcare.
    Geoff Diehl: COVID: Strongly oppose mandates for vaccination or proof.
    Heidi Wellman: Oppose ObamaCare.
    Jay Gonzalez: Health insurance coverage for low-income residents.
    Jay Gonzalez: System is fundamentally dysfunctional; we need single-payer.
    Jay Gonzalez: Medicare for All, regardless of income or employment.
    Jesse Gordon: Guaranteed healthcare as a human right.
    Joe Kennedy III: ACA has done good things for people in need.
    John Kerry: Lack of accessible health care is a disgrace.
    John Kerry: Providing health care for kids is an ethical issue.
    John Kingston: Repeal ObamaCare; prevent free-riding.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on maintaining two state psychiatric hospitals.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on Constitutional call for universal health care.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on tax credits for all smoking regulation costs.
    Kevin O`Connor: Competitive marketplace will reduce health care costs.
    Kevin O`Connor: Against mask mandate; "all contact is not equal".
    Kevin O`Connor: Repeal ACA only if pre-existing conditions still covered.
    Lori Trahan: Defend & expand ObamaCare; as a right, not a privilege.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on Constitutional call for universal health care.
    Marty Walsh: Voted NO on tax credits for all smoking regulation costs.
    Marty Walsh: Opposed $10M cut in the uncompensated care pool.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on maintaining two state psychiatric hospitals.
    Maura Healey: ACA remains the law of the land; peoples' lives depend on it.
    Maura Healey: Treat mental health care as seriously as other health care.
    Richard Tisei: Opposed tax credits for all smoking regulation costs.
    Richard Tisei: Supported $10M cut in the uncompensated care pool.
    Richard Tisei: Voted YES on Constitutional call for universal health care.
    Scott Brown: Supported $10M cut in the uncompensated care pool.
    Scott Brown: Voted NO on Constitutional call for universal health care.
    Scott Brown: Voted YES on tax credits for all smoking regulation costs.
    Setti Warren: Move us towards single-payer healthcare.
    Setti Warren: Health care is a right; support single-payer.
    Setti Warren: Accessible and affordable mental health and dental health.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: More choice in healthcare, including Ancient Eastern.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Patients & doctors determine vaccinations, not government.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: COVID: universal masking in schools, indoor public spaces.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: Patients First: mental health & COVID.
    Steve Grossman: Workplace wellness programs are a good investment.
    Tom Reilly: Universal access to quality, affordable health care.
Homeland Security
    Al Gross: Sullivan cut Alaska bases to support border wall.
    Allen Waters: Congress needs to act on the shameful treatment of veterans.
    Brian Herr: Hiring freeze for all non-military personnel.
    Carla Howell: Limit the military to defending America.
    Carla Howell: Supports SDI if itís proven viable.
    Charlie Baker: $4,000 tax credit for hiring unemployed veterans.
    Charlie Baker: $200 million rebuild of the Soldier's Home in Chelsea.
    Heidi Wellman: Expand the military.
    Jesse Gordon: Cut aircraft carriers and military bases abroad by 50%.
    Jesse Gordon: Social programs for vets, but not as back-door for military.
    John Kingston: Military must have full range of weapons.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Deliver services that our vets need and have been denied.
Immigration
    Allen Waters: Opposes sanctuary cities.
    Ayanna Pressley: No compromise: no funding for border wall.
    Ayanna Pressley: No funding in any bill for Trump's hate wall.
    Beth Lindstrom: Against sanctuary cities.
    Bob Massie: Support Safe Communities over Trump's abhorrent ICE policies.
    Brian Herr: Create a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants.
    Charlie Baker: Open to ideas from Latino advisers on sanctuary state.
    Charlie Baker: Revoke MA National Guard on border due to family separation.
    Dan Sullivan: Shift military funding to build border wall.
    Ed Markey: Would not trade protecting DACA for wall.
    Ed Markey: Supports comprehensive immigration reform.
    Geoff Diehl: Build wall; fight illegal immigration.
    Geoff Diehl: Get undocumented processed as citizens as quickly as we can.
    Heidi Wellman: Refugees must be vetted for threats.
    Heidi Wellman: Oppose pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Jay Gonzalez: No round-up of immigrants by National Guard.
    Jay Gonzalez: Safe Communities: no Muslim registry; no state enforcement.
    Jay Gonzalez: Opposes Trump's Muslim ban.
    Jay Gonzalez: No MA National Guard on border due to inhumane policies.
    Jesse Gordon: Protecting DACA and DAPA is a good start.
    Jesse Gordon: Supports sanctuary cities, and states, and nations.
    Joe Kennedy III: Kennedy promises to fight for DACA recipients.
    John Kingston: Support Dreamers; expel others.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants.
    Karyn Polito: Opposed two-way bilingual programs; supported English-only.
    Kevin O`Connor: Against sanctuary cities, enforce immigration laws.
    Lori Trahan: Work to fix broken immigration system & protect rights.
    Martha Coakley: Opposed services for illegal immigrants; now supports them.
    Marty Walsh: Supported two-way bilingual programs; supported English-only.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants.
    Maura Healey: Fought Muslim travel ban & family separation at border.
    Maura Healey: End state involvement in federal immigration matters.
    Mike Lee: I will make the "gang of eight" into a "gang of nine".
    Richard Tisei: Opposed two-way bilingual programs; supported English-only.
    Scott Brown: Opposed two-way bilingual programs; supported English-only.
    Setti Warren: Make City Hall an immigrant sanctuary to lead sanctuary city.
    Setti Warren: Local police shouldn't enforce immigration law.
    Setti Warren: Support sanctuary cities; oppose summary deportations.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: We need secure borders & clear enforcement.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Path to citizenship for those here with clean records.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Borders need to be strong, laws need to be enforced.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: Proposed path for in-state college tuition for undocumented.
    Steve Grossman: Local police helping deport illegals is a "blunt instrument".
Jobs
    Ben Downing: Need emergency paid sick time, for minorities & women.
    Ben Downing: No disclosure of salary history; equal pay for equal work.
    Bob Massie: Supports $15 per hour minimum wage ballot question.
    Brian Herr: Member of the Repeal The Casino Deal Leadership Team.
    Charlie Baker: Public private partnerships: Over 200,000 jobs created.
    Charlie Baker: No disclosure of salary history; equal pay for equal work.
    Deval Patrick: Increase the minimum wage.
    Don Berwick: No one answer to job creation: appoint Czar of Adaptations.
    Ed Markey: Lead petitioner on ballot question mandating sick time.
    Geoff Diehl: COVID: State should have furloughed non-essential employees.
    Geoff Diehl: No disclosure of salary history; equal pay for equal work.
    Heidi Wellman: Oppose affirmative action in hiring.
    Jay Gonzalez: Raise minimum wage; support paid family leave.
    Jesse Gordon: Raise minimum wage to $15 in MA; and raise for US also.
    Jesse Gordon: Youth jobs programs at municipal & state level.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on early retirement for MWRA-work-related cancer.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on early retirement for MWRA-work-related cancer.
    Richard Tisei: Voted NO on early retirement for MWRA-work-related cancer.
    Scott Brown: Voted NO on early retirement for MWRA-work-related cancer.
    Setti Warren: $15 minimum wage and paid family leave.
    Setti Warren: Unions let workers fight economic inequality.
    Shannon Liss-Riordan: Raise the minimum wage; eliminate the sub-minimum wage.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: No disclosure of salary history; equal pay for equal work.
    Steve Grossman: A million MA workers have no earned sick time.
Principles & Values
    Ayanna Pressley: Support progressive legislation with activist leadership.
    Ben Downing: Grief and loss teach empathy, perspective, fierce urgency.
    Ben Downing: Lived in communities that had to fight to get resources.
    Ben Downing: We need a sense of urgency from leadership to address issues.
    Ben Downing: Beacon Hill postpones & relies on Mass. exceptionalism.
    Ben Downing: Voters expect more: you have to earn their trust.
    Bob Massie: Overcame childhood hemophilia, hepatitis, and HIV.
    Carla Howell: Number one issue: Big government versus small government.
    Charlie Baker: More important to ask questions than be judgmental.
    Charlie Baker: Trust is where possibility in public life comes from.
    Danielle Allen: It shouldn't be every person for themselves anymore.
    Danielle Allen: Committed to building blocks of social infrastructure.
    Danielle Allen: Will bring experience from academia to governing.
    Don Berwick: OpEd: "The second most dangerous man in America".
    Don Berwick: Son of a Connecticut doctor; attended med school in Boston.
    Ed Markey: Legislating is about issues: look at my record.
    Elizabeth Warren: Calling me "Pocahontas" is a racial slur.
    Elizabeth Warren: DNA test shows Native American ancestry generations back.
    Elizabeth Warren: Globe review: no use of Native American heritage in hiring.
    Elizabeth Warren: We will stand up to bigotry against anyone.
    Geoff Diehl: Served as Trump campaign co-chair in Massachusetts.
    Geoff Diehl: We're looking to re-empower the individual in Massachusetts.
    Geoff Diehl: Would rather leave national politics out of governor's race.
    Heidi Wellman: Keep God in the public sphere.
    Joe Kennedy III: Co-sponsored Do No Harm Act: keep church and state separate.
    Joe Kennedy III: Legislating is about which causes we care about first.
    John Kerry: Contest between common sense values and extreme ideologues.
    John Kingston: Calling Warren "Pocahontas" is inappropriate but she did lie.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on 'one nation under God' in pledge of allegiance.
    Kevin O`Connor: MA voters do not want Markey's socialism.
    Kevin O`Connor: Promises to serve no more than two terms.
    Lori Trahan: Fight to protect shared values.
    Martha Coakley: I know how tough my 2010 Senate loss was for many people.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on 'one nation under God' in pledge of allegiance.
    Maura Healey: A proud progressive but not interested in labels.
    Maura Healey: Briefly played pro basketball, went on to law school.
    Mike Lee: Give me 17 months and I will achieve bipartisanship.
    Richard Tisei: Iconoclast in GOP; former state Senate minority leader.
    Setti Warren: Supports 5 out of 8 of ORMA's "People's Platform".
    Shannon Liss-Riordan: First job out of college was working for Bella Abzug.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Warren shoplifted racial identity of Native American.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Rational scientific approach for real solutions.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: My North Star is: "Are we getting results?".
    Steve Grossman: We need a job creator, not a prosecutor, for governor.
Social Security
    Charlie Baker: Make Massachusetts the most age-friendly state in the nation.
    Ed Markey: Opposes privatizing, or any changes that reduce benefits.
    Ed Markey: Oppose Bush's Social Security benefit cut.
    Heidi Wellman: Don't privatize Social Security.
    Jesse Gordon: Creative incentives for increasing retirement savings.
    John Kerry: Don't threaten Social Security on Wall Street trading block.
    Lori Trahan: Fight to keep Social Security uncut & safe for seniors.
Tax Reform
    Allen Waters: Advocate of FairTax system, pay taxes only on what you buy.
    Bob Massie: Supports "millionaire's tax" with 4% surcharge.
    Brian Herr: Proposition 2-1/2 tax under-ride: reduce taxes by $1.2M.
    Bruce Skarin: Decrease income tax; increase gas tax.
    Carla Howell: End the income tax; small govt doesnít need it.
    Charlie Baker: Tax cuts for families, low income workers, renters, seniors.
    Danielle Allen: Better targeted investment than two-month sales tax holiday.
    Deval Patrick: Let municipalities raise property, meals, and lodging taxes.
    Geoff Diehl: Voted against all tax increases.
    Heidi Wellman: Oppose higher taxes on the wealthy.
    Jay Gonzalez: Tax surcharge on incomes greater than $1 million.
    Jay Gonzalez: Fair Share Tax: We need additional revenue for services.
    Jay Gonzalez: Supports "millionaire's tax" with 4% surcharge.
    Jesse Gordon: Progressive tax system to address concentration of wealth.
    John Kerry: We're tired of being trickled on--Middle class tax cuts now.
    John Kingston: Lower tax rates across the board.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on capital gains tax rebates.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on postponing reduction of income tax to 5%.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on municipal meals tax, in addition to state tax.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on raising income tax to 5.95% to offset deficit.
    Kevin O`Connor: Trump tax cuts led to greatest economy in last 40 years.
    Lori Trahan: Bring equity back to tax code; close loopholes for wealthy.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on municipal meals tax, in addition to state tax.
    Marty Walsh: Voted NO on raising income tax to 5.95% to offset deficit.
    Marty Walsh: Voted NO on capital gains tax rebates.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on postponing reduction of income tax to 5%.
    Richard Tisei: Voted YES on municipal meals tax, in addition to state tax.
    Scott Brown: Voted NO on municipal meals tax, in addition to state tax.
    Scott Brown: Voted NO on raising income tax to 5.95% to offset deficit.
    Setti Warren: Eliminate tax breaks; wealthy pay their fair share.
    Setti Warren: Raise taxes on wealthy; close loopholes.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Low taxes for innovators & job creators.
Technology
    Carla Howell: Anti-trust case on Microsoft will not work.
    Carla Howell: No ATM fee ban-leave the marketplace alone.
    Charlie Baker: Last Mile program: high-speed internet for rural communities.
    Charlie Baker: Lynn ferry service wasn't worth the $700,000 operating cost.
    Charlie Baker: Hundreds of millions to fix decades of neglect on the MBTA.
    Charlie Baker: High speed wifi in Western Massachusetts.
    Charlie Baker: My job is to make sure the T works, not to ride it.
    Charlie Baker: Over $8 billion on infrastructure for the T.
    Charlie Baker: $18 billion transportation bond bill, the largest ever.
    Deval Patrick: Supports state-wide WiFi.
    Deval Patrick: Invest in broadband, wind turbines, roads & rails.
    Don Berwick: Safe, convenient, responsive, reliable transportation system.
    Don Berwick: Switch from gas tax to pay-per-use fees on mileage.
    Don Berwick: Nurture public transportation, resist fare increases.
    Don Berwick: $600M via gas tax indexing for transportation financing.
    Ed Markey: Expand program to get every child internet access.
    Jay Gonzalez: High-speed rail between Springfield and Boston.
    Jay Gonzalez: Don't just re-arrange deck chairs on Transportation Titanic.
    Jay Gonzalez: Accepted challenge to ride the T for 5 days.
    Jesse Gordon: City-wide WiFi and more, in permanent infrastructure funding.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on replacing restrictions on local aid allocations.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on emerging technologies, math & science Fund.
    Karyn Polito: Build out high-speed internet via local partnerships.
    Lori Trahan: Unlock public funds for infrastructure upgrades.
    Martha Coakley: Supports commuter rail for the South Coast.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on emerging technologies, math & science Fund.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on replacing restrictions on local aid allocations.
    Maura Healey: Prioritize electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
    Richard Tisei: Voted NO on emerging technologies, math & science Fund.
    Scott Brown: Voted NO on emerging technologies, math & science Fund.
    Setti Warren: Reconstruct roadways; establish innovation centers.
    Setti Warren: Public transportation systems are underfunded.
    Setti Warren: Build cross-state rail service.
    Setti Warren: Supports MBTA extension plus high-speed East-West Rail.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Make data from taxpayer funded research accessible.
    Steve Grossman: Create 50,000 "lab coat"-manufacturing jobs.
War & Peace
    Beth Lindstrom: Why is Sen. Warren dissing U.S. foreign policy in China?
    Ed Markey: 2003 Iraq war vote was a mistake; 2013 Syria vote was not.
    Ed Markey: No coherent strategy for exiting from Iraq.
    Heidi Wellman: They're not merely "foreign entanglements".
    Jesse Gordon: Oppose wars of choice, where survival is not at stake.
    Joe Kennedy III: Opposed 2003 Iraq war; opposed 2013 Syria war.
    Shiva Ayyadurai: Expose the war in Iraq as a fake war.
Welfare & Poverty
    Charlie Baker: Raise both minimum wage & Earned Income Tax Credit.
    Charlie Baker: Make housing policy with transportation policy in mind.
    Charlie Baker: $1.8B for production and preservation of affordable housing.
    Deval Patrick: Promote more multi-family housing starts.
    Don Berwick: All means all: focus on equality and poverty.
    Geoff Diehl: $1.8B for production and preservation of affordable housing.
    Jay Gonzalez: Back to FDR values: good home, school, doctor, & job.
    Jay Gonzalez: Address the affordable housing crisis.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on removing funds for Affordable Housing Trust.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on rejecting $25M earmarked for Housing Trust Fund.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on $2 million for Mass Rental Voucher Program.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on veto override for $220K for homelessness.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on studying how to overcome federal workfare rules.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on restricting welfare benefits to 5 years.
    Karyn Polito: Voted NO on allowing parents on welfare to attend school.
    Karyn Polito: Voted YES on workfare for mothers of 2- to 6-year-olds.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on workfare for mothers of 2- to 6-year-olds.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on allowing parents on welfare to attend school.
    Marty Walsh: Voted NO on removing funds for Affordable Housing Trust.
    Marty Walsh: Voted NO on rejecting $25M earmarked for Housing Trust Fund.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on $2 million for Mass Rental Voucher Program.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on veto override for $220K for homelessness.
    Marty Walsh: Voted YES on studying how to overcome federal workfare rules.
    Marty Walsh: Voted NO on restricting welfare benefits to 5 years.
    Richard Tisei: Voted NO on allowing parents on welfare to attend school.
    Scott Brown: Voted NO on allowing parents on welfare to attend school.
    Scott Brown: Voted YES on workfare for mothers of 2- to 6-year-olds.
    Setti Warren: Economic inequality is the defining issue of our time.
    Sonia Chang-Diaz: $1.8B for production and preservation of affordable housing.


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