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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)
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)
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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State of Wisconsin Politicians: Archives

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    Alex Lasry: Ensure access to abortion and reproductive care.
    Bob Harlow: Support a woman's right to control her body.
    Chris Larson: Court overturning Roe was a kick in the gut.
    Chris Larson: Voted No on abortion ban after 20 weeks.
    Glenn Grothman: Sanctity of life from conception until natural death.
    Glenn Grothman: Co-sponsored state Personhood Amendment.
    John Schiess: Parental notification before performing abortions on minors.
    John Schiess: No state funding of embryonic nor adult stem cell research.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Respect woman's right to make her own decision on abortion.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Strongly support abortion as an unrestricted right.
    Kelda Helen Roys: AdWatch: 1849 anti-abortion law is still on the books.
    Leah Vukmir: 100% pro-life.
    Leah Vukmir: No exceptions, including rape, incest, or mother's life.
    Leah Vukmir: Ban abortion except for life of mother after 20 weeks.
    Mandela Barnes: Voted No on abortion ban after 20 weeks.
    Mandela Barnes: Would vote to codify Roe v. Wade to restore abortion rights.
    Mark Neumann: God-given rights begin at conception.
    Mike Gallagher: Moral and civic duty to defend the right to life.
    Phil Anderson: A fetus is an alive, individual human being.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Appoint an advocate for Women's Health and the Unborn.
    Ron Johnson: Roe v Wade decision was a tragedy.
    Ron Johnson: Only allow abortion for rape, incest, and maternal life.
    Russell Feingold: Supports public funding for Planned Parenthood.
    Sarah Godlewski: Endorsed by EMILY's List for pro-choice women.
    Scott Fitzgerald: Ban abortion except for life of mother after 20 weeks.
    Scott Fitzgerald: Tell patients that medication abortions can be reversed.
    Scott Walker: Ban abortion at 20 weeks; require ultrasound; close clinics.
    Scott Walker: Ban abortion except for life of mother after 20 weeks.
    Tammy Baldwin: Planned Parenthood provides essential services.
    Tim Michels: Life must always be protected.
    Tim Michels: Would ban abortion with no except for rape or incest.
    Timothy Ramthun: Co-sponsored fetal heartbeat anti-abortion bill.
    Timothy Ramthun: Protect all life that begins at conception, no exceptions.
    Timothy Ramthun: Tell patients that medication abortions can be reversed.
    Tom Tiffany: No taxpayer dollars should fund abortions.
    Tom Tiffany: Ban abortion except for life of mother after 20 weeks.
    Tom Tiffany: Tell patients that medication abortions can be reversed.
    Tommy Thompson: Ban partial birth abortions.
    Tommy Thompson: God-given rights begin at conception.
    Tony Evers: Government out of women's personal health decisions.
    Tony Evers: Veto requiring false information given to abortion patients.
    Tim Michels: No criminalizing abortion with checks at the border.
    Tony Evers: Challenge 1849 law: overturn state abortion ban.
Budget & Economy
    Alex Lasry: Use American materials for federal infrastructure projects.
    Alex Lasry: Infrastructure includes upgrading public transportation.
    Bernie Sanders: Yes, limit size of government, but address inequality.
    Glenn Grothman: Outspoken critic of increased spending & new government jobs.
    Glenn Grothman: Free enterprise instead of assuring livable income.
    John Schiess: Get rid of federal reserve system.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Investing in more support for people helps economy thrive.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Stimulus better than market-led recovery.
    Leah Vukmir: Congress is addicted to spending our money.
    Mandela Barnes: Need big, bold investment to create new good-paying jobs.
    Mark Neumann: Balance the budget by eliminating Obamacare.
    Mark Neumann: Full audit of the Federal Reserve.
    Mike Gallagher: Cut wasteful spending and pay down the national debt.
    Phil Anderson: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Invest in workforce skills, improvements to infrastructure.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Save $1B over four years by eliminating wasteful spending.
    Ron Johnson: $184B stimulus drove the country deeper into debt.
    Sarah Godlewski: We can help people get back to work, small businesses.
    Scott Walker: Wisconsin's once strong economy is in need of repair.
    Scott Walker: Growth agenda: ease tax burden & regulatory burden.
    Scott Walker: Eliminating collective bargaining created $154M surplus.
    Scott Walker: Blueprint for Prosperity: Lower taxes & $100M Rainy Day fund.
    Scott Walker: Wisconsin Comeback: lower unemployment and lower tax burden.
    Tom Barrett: Put Madison on a diet: trim budget without raising taxes.
    Tom Nelson: US should develop a national industrial strategy.
    Tommy Thompson: Vetoed 255 spending bills totalling $43M.
    Tommy Thompson: Full audit of the Federal Reserve.
    Tommy Thompson: Tax-and-spend policies are out of the mainstream.
    Tommy Thompson: Balanced budget is first priority.
    Tony Evers: Use surplus to give $150 surplus refund to every resident.
    Tony Evers: $150M for small business & Innovation Grants.
    Tony Evers: Repaired over 5800 miles of roads, nearly 1600 bridges.
Civil Rights
    Alex Lasry: Systemic racism is ingrained in our society.
    Alex Lasry: I am a strong supporter of the Equality Act.
    Bill Lee: Common sense view of gender: there are two sexes.
    Bob Harlow: Give our LGBT brothers & sisters their rights.
    Chris Larson: State GOP shows contempt for LGBTQ Wisconsinites.
    Glenn Grothman: Marriage is a union of one man and one woman.
    Hillary Clinton: Fight systemic racism in education & employment.
    Hillary Clinton: LGBT people now married on Saturday & fired on Monday.
    Hillary Clinton: Will fight for minorities, immigrants, & women's rights.
    Hillary Clinton: Root out systemic racism exposed by social media.
    Hillary Clinton: Unleash the full potential of women and girls.
    Hillary Clinton: After 200 presidential debates, female majority on stage.
    John Schiess: No affirmative action in college admissions nor state hiring.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Equality requires real change and hard work by everyone.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Comfortable with same-sex marriage.
    Leah Vukmir: Voted against anti-bullying legislation to protect students.
    Leah Vukmir: Silent on LGBT issues during debate and surveys.
    Mandela Barnes: Chaired the legislature's Black and Latino Caucus.
    Mandela Barnes: Joined celebration of LGBTQ+ community's contributions.
    Phil Anderson: Supports same-sex marriage.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Compared marriage equality to people marrying dogs.
    Scott Walker: A Better Bottom Line & Project SEARCH: job help for disabled.
    Scott Walker: Legalizing same-sex marriage was a grave mistake.
    Tammy Baldwin: Legal gay marriage is victory for fairness & equality.
    Tim Michels: Supported constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage.
    Tom Nelson: Racism short-circuited establishing US labor-based party.
    Tony Evers: Fight clandestine discrimination against LGBTQ people.
    Bob Harlow: Competitive grants to small business plus startup incubators.
    Kathleen Vinehout: New businesses need local services and cultural amenities.
    Scott Walker: Expand relocation & economic development tax credits.
    Scott Walker: 300 rule changes from Small Business Regulatory Review.
    Scott Walker: Put in place manufacturing/agriculture production tax credit.
    Tammy Baldwin: I've stood up to Wall Street and Big Oil.
    Tammy Baldwin: I've stood up to Wall Street and Big Oil.
    Tammy Baldwin: Support Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
    Tony Evers: Cap corporate credit to pay for tax relief.
    Alex Lasry: Ban chokeholds, no-knock warrants, end qualified immunity.
    Bernie Sanders: We need fundamental police reform.
    Bernie Sanders: By 2020, I pledge to have fewer people in jail than China.
    Bernie Sanders: Whites & blacks smoke pot equally, but blacks go to jail.
    Bob Harlow: Get people out of prisons and back to living their lives.
    Glenn Grothman: Community notification when sex offenders become residents.
    Jim Doyle: Expand definition of what constitutes criminal incest.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Revamp policies so we don't jail so many.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime.
    Leah Vukmir: Law and order is a critical issue.
    Leah Vukmir: Expand definition of what constitutes criminal incest.
    Mandela Barnes: Critical of racial disparities in police actions.
    Mark Neumann: Death penalty for terrorism convicts.
    Phil Anderson: End mandatory minimum sentences.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Enact mandatory minimum bail for violent criminals.
    Sarah Godlewski: Address systematic racism in our criminal justice system.
    Scott Fitzgerald: Increase placement in Serious Juvenile Offender Program.
    Scott Fitzgerald: Increase placement in Serious Juvenile Offender Program.
    Tammy Baldwin: Criminal justice system needs review to ensure fairness.
    Tim Michels: Allow civil suits for participating in mob or riot activity.
    Tim Michels: Use National Guard to overwhelm an out-of-control urban area.
    Timothy Ramthun: Increase placement in Serious Juvenile Offender Program.
    Tom Barrett: My police department arrests felons instead of hiring them.
    Tom Nelson: Expand definition of what constitutes criminal incest.
    Tommy Thompson: Zero tolerance approach to crime.
    Tommy Thompson: Truth in Sentencing, no exceptions.
    Tommy Thompson: Life means life, no possibility of parole.
    Tommy Thompson: Death penalty for terrorism convicts.
    Tony Evers: Granted the first pardons in our state in nine years.
    Tony Evers: Veto increase placement in Serious Juvenile Offender Program.
    Kathleen Vinehout: 30% budget cuts but shift to drug addiction and recovery.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Leah Vukmir: Opposes stronger penalties for drunk driving.
    Leah Vukmir: More law enforcement grants to prevent drug flow into WI.
    Leah Vukmir: Don't let our veterans down, like with opioids at Tomah VA.
    Leah Vukmir: Keep marijuana a Schedule 1 drug; no medical use.
    Mandela Barnes: Pun-filled tweets support governor's legalization plan.
    Phil Anderson: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
    Ron Johnson: No federal legalization; but let's see how states do.
    Ron Johnson: Unsecure Mexican border is a gateway for drug traffickers.
    Ron Johnson: Death penalty for drug dealers.
    Scott Walker: More drug testing for unemployment insurance applicants.
    Scott Walker: Opposes legalization of both medical & recreational use.
    Tammy Baldwin: Legalize medical marijuana; let states decide.
    Tim Michels: Against legalization, thinks it's a slippery slope.
    Tommy Thompson: More resources to target meth production.
    Tony Evers: Legalize medical use; referendum on recreational use.
    Alex Lasry: We need more investments in education, more in trade schools.
    Bernie Sanders: Low income kids deserve free education, including college.
    Bob Harlow: Fund every student above the national per-pupil average.
    Bryan Steil: U. Wisc. Board should address technical skills gap.
    Glenn Grothman: Repeal Common Core; it's unconstitutional.
    Glenn Grothman: Vocal advocate for school choice.
    Glenn Grothman: Oppose nationwide standards like Common Core.
    Hillary Clinton: My plan is debt-free college for young people.
    John Schiess: Vouchers for public, private or religious schools.
    John Schiess: Supports moment of silence in public schools.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Let's get back to old fashioned teaching in the schools.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose vouchers for school choice.
    Leah Vukmir: Expand school choice.
    Leah Vukmir: I want schools competing for enrollment.
    Leah Vukmir: Get federal government out of business of student loans.
    Mark Neumann: School funding & mandates from states, not Feds.
    Mike Gallagher: No child forced to remain in a failing school.
    Mike Gallagher: Reduce the cost of higher education.
    Phil Anderson: Let parents decide with vouchers.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Kids should learn critical thinking not critical race theory.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Expand school choice so that parents have more control.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Claimed cultural responsive teaching is critical race theory.
    Sarah Godlewski: Boosted funding for books and tech in school libraries.
    Sarah Godlewski: COVID: $5.25 million disbursed for distance learning.
    Scott Walker: UW FlexOption: family-friendly flexible degree program.
    Scott Walker: Choose schools based on objective info, not Common Core.
    Scott Walker: Over past 4 years, graduation rates & ACT scores are up.
    Scott Walker: Continue with tuition freezes.
    Scott Walker: Multiple strategies to increase accessibility of college.
    Scott Walker: Private refinancing options for student loan debt.
    Scott Walker: Help college students refinance loans.
    Scott Walker: Expand charters & vouchers; straight per-pupil support.
    Scott Walker: Froze UW tuition; cut $500 million from higher ed.
    Tammy Baldwin: Opposes giving taxpayer dollars to private schools.
    Tammy Baldwin: Refinance student loans at lower rates.
    Tammy Baldwin: Urges funding to help at-risk students' access to education.
    Tim Michels: Support universal school choice; remove financial obstacles.
    Tim Michels: Support parents rejecting Critical Race Theory.
    Tim Michels: Favors competition, taxpayer-supported vouchers.
    Timothy Ramthun: Fight to preserve education and stop the indoctrination.
    Tommy Thompson: End Social Promotion; establish standards instead.
    Tommy Thompson: Created the nation's first private school choice program.
    Tommy Thompson: Instituted $5,100 vouchers for religious schools.
    Tommy Thompson: Instituted statewide Charter School system.
    Tommy Thompson: School funding & mandates from states, not Feds.
    Tony Evers: AdWatch: should have fired teacher caught viewing porn.
    Tony Evers: Increase school funding $1.4B; freeze charters.
    Tony Evers: Increase investments in our technical schools & UW system.
    Tony Evers: $600M to restore special needs funding.
    Tony Evers: Education debt affects not just students, but their families.
    Tony Evers: Tuition freeze at state university for in-state students.
    Tim Michels: Parents decide how to teach history, not woke educrats .
    Tony Evers: Teach a full accounting of history in our schools.
    Tony Evers: Invest $20 million to increase literacy-related programming.
Energy & Oil
    Alex Lasry: I support transitioning to 100% clean electricity by 2035.
    Bob Harlow: No new pipelines; no new strip-mines.
    Chris Larson: We need to address the existential crisis of climate change.
    Glenn Grothman: Freeze the expensive renewable energy requirement.
    Glenn Grothman: No federal subsidies for wind & solar.
    John Schiess: Increase production of traditional domestic energy sources.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Support prioritizing green energy.
    Leah Vukmir: Opposes funding clean energy & high-speed rail.
    Leah Vukmir: No government subsidies for renewable energy.
    Mandela Barnes: Chairs Governor's Task Force on Climate Change.
    Mandela Barnes: Launch a national green bank to fund clean energy projects.
    Mark Neumann: Don't mandate ethanol in gasoline.
    Mark Neumann: Oppose cap-and-trade laws or regulations.
    Mike Gallagher: Fight for a common-sense, all of-the-above energy policy.
    Phil Anderson: Don't prioritize green energy.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Block any new taxes or costs for green new deal policies.
    Russell Feingold: 2003 "4P": use Clean Air Act to reduce coal plant pollutants.
    Russell Feingold: Climate change is real and we need to address it.
    Sarah Godlewski: Ended Republican state gag order on climate change.
    Scott Walker: Lawsuit against new energy regulations: save jobs & rates.
    Scott Walker: No measurable global warming in the last 15 or 20 years.
    Tammy Baldwin: Government should get out of subsidies to big oil.
    Tammy Baldwin: Global climate change poses a growing threat.
    Tim Michels: Claimed cancelling Keystone Pipeline increased gas prices.
    Timothy Ramthun: Co-sponsored bill to allow private community solar gardens.
    Tommy Thompson: Don't mandate ethanol in gasoline.
    Tommy Thompson: Oppose cap-and-trade laws or regulations.
    Tony Evers: Global warming is a real, serious threat.
    Tony Evers: We brought science back to the state of Wisconsin.
    Alex Lasry: I strongly support keeping public lands in public hands.
    Alex Lasry: I support repealing Trump rollbacks of emission standards.
    Bill Lee: Cost-benefit analysis of agricultural regulations.
    Bob Harlow: Annual tests for heavy metals in all drinking water.
    Jim Doyle: Don't allow the sale of raw unpasteurized dairy products.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Preserve natural resources for future generations.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Support EPA regulatory work.
    Leah Vukmir: Many EPA actions are over-regulation.
    Leah Vukmir: Allow the sale of raw unpasteurized dairy products.
    Mark Neumann: Oppose UN's Agenda 21 sustainable development.
    Mike Gallagher: Protect natural resources without EPA destroying our economy.
    Phil Anderson: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
    Russell Feingold: Clean Water Restoration Act to protect streams and wetlands.
    Scott Fitzgerald: Allow the sale of raw unpasteurized dairy products.
    Scott Walker: Streamline process for safe and environmentally sound mining.
    Tammy Baldwin: Restore full EPA funding & oppose new cuts.
    Tim Michels: Nothing's more important than having clean, drinkable water.
    Tom Nelson: Don't allow the sale of raw unpasteurized dairy products.
    Tom Tiffany: Badge of honor to be attacked by environmentalists.
    Tommy Thompson: Funded $170M in "conservation easement" land purchases.
    Tommy Thompson: Oppose UN's Agenda 21 sustainable development.
    Tommy Thompson: Prevent invasive Asian Carp in Great Lakes.
    Tony Evers: More than $100M to take a three-pronged approach on PFAS.
Families & Children
    Bill Lee: My faith informs my view of marriage.
    Jim Doyle: Allow contraceptives to be discussed in sex ed. classes.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Fan of Family Care programs defeating privatization.
    Leah Vukmir: Only recognize marriages between 1 man & 1 woman.
    Leah Vukmir: Don't allow contraception to be discussed in sex ed. classes.
    Mark Neumann: Traditional family is most important thing for USA now.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: A new tax reduction benefit for child care expenses.
    Sarah Godlewski: Make the child tax credit permanent.
    Scott Fitzgerald: Don't allow contraception to be discussed in sex ed. classes.
    Tammy Baldwin: Treatment foster care helps kids stay out of institutions.
    Tom Nelson: Allow contraceptives to be discussed in sex ed. classes.
    Tony Evers: All Wisconsinites should be able to marry who they love.
    Tony Evers: $130 million tax relief through child/caregiver tax credits.
    Tony Evers: 54% of Wisconsinites today live in a child care desert.
Foreign Policy
    Alex Lasry: US/Israel alliance special, for two-state solution.
    Bernie Sanders: America stands for hope; we should take Syrian refugees.
    Bernie Sanders: Need to look at consequences of removing dictators.
    Bernie Sanders: Won't take advice from Henry Kissinger; he assisted genocide.
    Bernie Sanders: We should try and talk to enemies, even Iran.
    Bernie Sanders: Beef up NATO against Russian aggression.
    Hillary Clinton: We achieved a lot, but not yet normal relations with Iran.
    John Schiess: Get rid of the communist United Nations.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose American Exceptionalism.
    Mandela Barnes: Israel is a strong ally and strong partner in Middle East.
    Mark Neumann: Supports non-interventionist foreign policy.
    Mike Gallagher: Reverse the disastrous policy of leading from behind.
    Russell Feingold: Supports Iran nuclear deal.
    Sarah Godlewski: Did microfinance work in rural India.
    Sarah Godlewski: Supports continued U.S. security assistance for Israel.
    Scott Walker: Terrorists are cowards who are afraid of freedom.
    Tommy Thompson: Supports non-interventionist foreign policy.
Free Trade
    Phil Anderson: Support free trade.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Pursue expanded fair trade.
    Leah Vukmir: Tariffs on China give time to negotiate fairer deals.
    Mandela Barnes: Bring manufacturing supply chains home for jobs here.
    Mandela Barnes: Will only back trade deals that puts Wisconsin first.
    Mike Gallagher: Smart trade deals protect our sovereignty--not TPP.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Promoted trade with Mexico as Lt. Governor.
    Ron Johnson: Yes to trade adjustment; Yes to fast-track.
    Russell Feingold: Opposes lousy trade deals.
    Scott Walker: Global opportunity: Get WI products out to the world.
    Scott Walker: Milk exports up; but also ginseng exports to China.
    Scott Walker: Trump's tariffs on China harm Wisconsin companies.
    Tammy Baldwin: Tariffs send message to bad actors like China.
    Tony Evers: Opposes Trump's tariffs on China.
    Tony Evers: Build Wisconsin's dairy brand in international markets.
Government Reform
    Alex Lasry: Active advocate for making it easier for people to vote.
    Alex Lasry: Overturn Citizens United, no corporate PAC money.
    Alex Lasry: We must eliminate the filibuster.
    Bernie Sanders: Campaign financing is corrupt; no Super PAC for me.
    Bernie Sanders: Dept. of Defense is only agency never to have been audited.
    Chris Larson: Voted NO on new state-funded absentee voting hours.
    Chris Larson: Don't reduce power of next attorney-general.
    George W. Bush: We believe in people; they believe in government.
    Glenn Grothman: Require proof of residence to vote or register.
    Glenn Grothman: Require photo ID for voting.
    Hillary Clinton: I am not beholden to Super PACs or Wall Street.
    Hillary Clinton: I will streamline wasteful and redundant programs.
    Phil Anderson: Make voter registration easier.
    John Schiess: No spending nor contribution limits on political campaigns.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Eliminate the tools that diminish our democracy.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Make voter registration easier.
    Leah Vukmir: Voted YES on new state-funded absentee voting hours.
    Leah Vukmir: Ease campaign spending rules; limit donor disclosure.
    Leah Vukmir: Drew districts overturned as unconstitutional gerrymander.
    Leah Vukmir: Supports voter photo-ID law.
    Mandela Barnes: Fighting to protect democracy and right to vote.
    Mandela Barnes: Voted NO on new state-funded absentee voting hours.
    Mandela Barnes: Expand opportunities for early-voting, mail-in voting.
    Mandela Barnes: Don't allow Congress members to own individual stocks.
    Mandela Barnes: Supports regulating large corporate monopoly farms.
    Mark Neumann: Clean Up Washington: 12-year term limit for Congress.
    Mark Neumann: Allow voter ID by repealing Help America Vote Act.
    Mike Gallagher: End pensions for members of Congress & institute term limits.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Clean up voting lists, ban ballot harvesting and drop boxes.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Eliminate two rules for every new one that is created.
    Ron Johnson: Third-party issue ad donors should be disclosed.
    Ron Johnson: Voter fraud not quackery; need hearings and investigations.
    Tony Evers: Overturn Citizens United: limit political donations.
    Russell Feingold: Created "Progressives United" PAC as soon as he left office.
    Russell Feingold: Outraged by Shelby County v. Holder; enforce voting rights.
    Sarah Godlewski: Saved job of State Treasurer, got elected to it.
    Scott Fitzgerald: Reduce power of next attorney-general after losing election.
    Scott Walker: Prevent voter fraud: require voter ID at polls.
    Scott Walker: End tax on HSAs; reduce frivolous lawsuits.
    Scott Walker: No new absentee voting: make it harder to cheat.
    Scott Walker: Avoid witch hunts: limit political corruption investigations.
    Scott Walker: Supported redistricting, but struck down as unconstitutional.
    Scott Walker: Reduce power of next attorney-general after losing election.
    Tammy Baldwin: Ease campaign spending rules; limit donor disclosure.
    Tammy Baldwin: Partisan gerrymandering is an attack on our democracy.
    Tammy Baldwin: Voter photo-ID requirements harm participation.
    Tim Michels: Ban drop boxes; purge voter rolls.
    Tim Michels: Overhaul, streamline the state's occupational licensing laws.
    Tim Michels: Prevent ex-lawmakers from immediately lobbying colleagues.
    Timothy Ramthun: Independent full forensic physical cyber audit for election.
    Timothy Ramthun: Asked legislature to rescind Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes.
    Tom Nelson: He calls out the toxic influence of money in politics.
    Tom Nelson: We need the Right-to-Vote Constitutional Amendment.
    Tom Tiffany: Cut federal budget wherever possible.
    Tom Tiffany: Reduce power of next attorney-general after losing election.
    Winona LaDuke: Business funding of politics leads to political favors.
    Tommy Thompson: Allow voter ID by repealing Help America Vote Act.
    Tommy Thompson: I'm a reformer: on welfare, healthcare, & taxes.
    Tommy Thompson: I'm a reformer: on welfare, healthcare, & taxes.
    Tommy Thompson: I've never been a lobbyist.
    Tony Evers: Close the chapter of voter suppression in Wisconsin.
    Tony Evers: Create a nonpartisan redistricting commission.
    Tony Evers: Fixing broken unemployment system is a priority.
    Tony Evers: End gerrymandering, stop legislature from destroying records.
    Ron Johnson: Participated briefly in pushing fake pro-Trump electors.
Gun Control
    Bob Harlow: NRA is crazy; common-sense gun legislation needed.
    Chris Larson: Close loophole, only allow minors rifles for legal hunting.
    Chris Larson: Keep 48 hour waiting period for gun purchases.
    Glenn Grothman: Additional restrictive gun control laws are unneeded.
    Phil Anderson: Absolute right to gun ownership.
    John Schiess: No background checks; yes concealed carry.
    Kathleen Vinehout: NRA "A" rating on gun rights reflects constituents' culture.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Support heritage of responsible gun ownership.
    Leah Vukmir: 100% pro-gun.
    Leah Vukmir: Approach any 2nd Amendment law skeptically.
    Leah Vukmir: Eliminate 48 hour waiting period for gun purchases.
    Mandela Barnes: Has advocated for tighter gun control laws.
    Mandela Barnes: Keep 48 hour waiting period for gun purchases.
    Mike Gallagher: Defend our 2nd Amendment Wisconsin way of life.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Support Constitutional Carry, fight federal gun laws.
    Ron Johnson: Wokeness, Critical Race Theory contribute to gun violence.
    Russell Feingold: Universal background checks plus waiting periods.
    Sarah Godlewski: Clear we've got a gun violence problem in this country.
    Scott Fitzgerald: Eliminate 48 hour waiting period for gun purchases.
    Scott Walker: Supports conceal carry and stand-your-ground laws.
    Scott Walker: Eliminate 48 hour waiting period for gun purchases.
    Tammy Baldwin: Ban bump stocks & high-capacity magazines.
    Tim Michels: Against assault weapon ban & red flag laws.
    Tom Tiffany: A+ NRA rating, helped pass conceal and carry in WI.
    Tom Tiffany: Eliminate 48 hour waiting period for gun purchases.
    Tony Evers: Universal background checks; ban bump stocks.
    Tony Evers: Responsible gun owners don't worry about red flag laws .
Health Care
    Alex Lasry: Healthcare a human right, add public option to ACA.
    Bernie Sanders: For $500 more taxes, everyone gets $5,000 more healthcare.
    Bernie Sanders: US is the only major country without universal health care.
    Bob Harlow: Full health coverage of your choice, capped at 9% of income.
    Bryan Steil: Protect individuals with pre-existing conditions.
    Glenn Grothman: ObamaCare is a harmful, bungled system.
    Glenn Grothman: Repeal ObamaCare.
    Hillary Clinton: Medicare-for-all is not economically feasible.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Healthcare is more than a right; it's a moral obligation.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Strongly support ObamaCare.
    Leah Vukmir: Repeal ObamaCare; Medicaid as block grants.
    Leah Vukmir: Opposed requiring health insurers to cover oral chemotherapy.
    Leah Vukmir: Full repeal of ObamaCare, period.
    Mandela Barnes: Strengthen state health care; I know because I was on it.
    Mark Neumann: Repeal ObamaCare.
    Mike Gallagher: Replace ObamaCare with patient-centered free-market reforms.
    Phil Anderson: Oppose ObamaCare.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Government shouldn't interfere with people's health care.
    Ron Johnson: ObamaCare will cost the average family $2,100.
    Ron Johnson: All world pandemic agreements should be voted on by Senate.
    Russell Feingold: Healthcare reform is a good compromise.
    Russell Feingold: 2010: I knew that over time, ObamaCare would work out.
    Sarah Godlewski: Expand Medicaid and Medicare; supports a public option.
    Scott Fitzgerald: Allow discrimination by providers in direct care agreements.
    Scott Walker: State control of health insurance program, not federal.
    Scott Walker: Sue to repeal ObamaCare; reject Medicaid expansion.
    Tammy Baldwin: Take repeal off the table & work to improve ObamaCare.
    Tammy Baldwin: Good health care for all, especially the most vulnerable.
    Timothy Ramthun: Will fight to keep government out of your health decisions.
    Timothy Ramthun: Allow discrimination by providers in direct care agreements.
    Tom Nelson: We need real leaders who will take COVID seriously.
    Tom Nelson: Backs Medicare for All.
    Tom Tiffany: Supports competition to lower health care costs.
    Tom Tiffany: Allow discrimination by providers in direct care agreements.
    Tommy Thompson: Repeal ObamaCare.
    Tony Evers: Support ObamaCare; support Medicaid expansion.
    Tony Evers: Healthy Communities Initiative: increase access via Medicaid.
    Tony Evers: Exit Obamacare lawsuit; keep pre-existing coverage.
    Tony Evers: $5 million for mental health and wellness for National Guard.
    Tony Evers: No one should call an ambulance and wonder if it will come.
    Tony Evers: New public school funding for mental health services.
    Tony Evers: Veto discrimination by providers in direct care agreements.
    Tony Evers: New resources to expand school-based mental health services.
Homeland Security
    Glenn Grothman: No tracking on GPS, cellphone, or social media.
    Glenn Grothman: Maintain a numerically superior nuclear arsenal.
    Hillary Clinton: Support our NATO allies and take vetted Syrian refugees.
    Hillary Clinton: Haters should realize that American Muslims can help us.
    John Schiess: Wisconsin should not participate in REAL ID program.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Don't expand the military.
    Leah Vukmir: Address disgraceful neglect at Veterans Affairs.
    Mark Neumann: Eliminate detention powers granted by the NDAA.
    Mark Neumann: Try terrorist suspects in military court.
    Mike Gallagher: Reform the VA to ensure our veterans have access to benefits.
    Phil Anderson: Return to military limits imposed by the Constitution.
    Ron Johnson: Grateful to the 1 million who have died defending the US.
    Sarah Godlewski: Worked with Pentagon on variety of projects.
    Scott Walker: Support for our military transcends partisan differences.
    Tammy Baldwin: Jason's Law: stop over-prescribing opioids at VA hospitals.
    Tammy Baldwin: Full federal benefits to National Guard COVID fighters.
    Tommy Thompson: Eliminate detention powers granted by the NDAA.
    Tommy Thompson: Try terrorist suspects in military court.
    Bernie Sanders: 2007: I voted against slavery-like guest worker programs.
    Glenn Grothman: Carefully controlled immigration protects us from enemies.
    Glenn Grothman: Protect the border and prevent illegal entry.
    Kathleen Vinehout: Farmers want their immigrant workers able to obtain licenses.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Leah Vukmir: Construct a wall on the southern border.
    Leah Vukmir: First build a wall; illegals go home then re-apply.
    Mandela Barnes: Trump immigration policies make people feel less than human.
    Mandela Barnes: Fight for pathway to citizenship for immigrant farm workers.
    Mark Neumann: Deport illegal immigrants who have committed felonies.
    Mark Neumann: Make English the official language.
    Mike Gallagher: Secure our borders to protect our sovereignty.
    Phil Anderson: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Ron Johnson: Address comprehensive reform after border is secure.
    Tommy Thompson: Deport illegal immigrants who have committed felonies.
    Tommy Thompson: Make English the official language.
    Scott Walker: Endorses path to citizenship for immigrant workers.
    Scott Walker: Make it easier to enter the country legally.
    Scott Walker: 2010: stop suspected illegals; 2012: that's a distraction.
    Scott Walker: Stripped in-state tuition from DREAMer students.
    Tammy Baldwin: Support DREAMers and earned path to citizenship.
    Tammy Baldwin: Supports immigrants in US and immigration reform.
    Tim Michels: No drivers' licenses, no benefits, and no tuition.
    Tom Tiffany: For border wall and against amnesty.
    Tony Evers: Protect DREAMers brought to US illegally as kids.
    Alex Lasry: 25% of service contracts to minority/disadvantaged business.
    Alex Lasry: Pass the PRO Act to protect unions, empower workers.
    Alex Lasry: We pay all our employees family-sustaining wages.
    Bob Harlow: Repeal Walker's legislation that banned unionized workplaces.
    Bob Harlow: Undo Act 10; restore collective bargaining rights.
    Kathleen Vinehout: No magic formula to more jobs, just create the environment.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Support affirmative action in hiring.
    Leah Vukmir: Block cities from raising their local minimum wages.
    Mandela Barnes: Supports raising minimum wage to $15 an hour.
    Mandela Barnes: Strengthen unions, oppose Right to Work laws.
    Phil Anderson: Don't require hiring more women/minorities.
    Russell Feingold: $184B stimulus created jobs, especially highway construction.
    Sarah Godlewski: Raise the minimum wage, end the filibuster.
    Scott Walker: Create 250,000 jobs via special legislative session.
    Scott Walker: Hypothetically, make WI a right-to-work state.
    Scott Walker: $35M for Wisconsin Fast Forward: technical skill training.
    Scott Walker: Supports right-to-work law; ended prevailing wage law.
    Scott Walker: Artificially raising wage won't help create jobs.
    Tammy Baldwin: Raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $15/hour.
    Tom Barrett: Restore state's collective bargaining; I respect unions.
    Tom Nelson: Joined with United Steelworkers to save shuttered paper mill.
    Tom Nelson: Strengthen unions, recognize importance of labor movement.
    Tony Evers: Repeal right-to-work law; reinstate collective bargaining.
    Tony Evers: Raise minimum wage to $15/hr; index for inflation.
Principles & Values
    Alex Lasry: Senior VP of Milwaukee Bucks; raised team's activism.
    Alex Lasry: Visiting Israel is emotional; I really feel my Judaism there.
    Alex Lasry: Father's American success story couldn't happen elsewhere.
    Alex Lasry: Being on the right side of history isn't bad for business.
    Bill Lee: Don't exclude faith from public life.
    Glenn Grothman: Sponsored "In God We Trust" license plates.
    Glenn Grothman: Judeo-Christian framework is moral; Shariah is a threat.
    Jim Doyle: Priorities: close deficit, improve schools and jobs.
    Jonathan Wichmann: I often rely on my Christian faith to guide me.
    Jonathan Wichmann: Claimed insurrection was led by "Antifa" without evidence.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose government attempts to interfere with religion.
    Leah Vukmir: Our rights come from God, not man.
    Mandela Barnes: Parents valued working hard, fighting for opportunity.
    Mandela Barnes: Hit for overdue property taxes & unpaid parking tickets.
    Mandela Barnes: We have to lead with our values and vision: change the game.
    Mandela Barnes: Questions conservative Christian ideology link to hate.
    Mark Neumann: Conservatives believe in faith, family and country.
    Mark Neumann: A conservative believes in faith, family and country.
    Mike Gallagher: Stand against those who restrict our religious liberties.
    Phil Anderson: Freely practice beliefs so long as not hurting others.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Former TV reporter/anchor is "recovering journalist".
    Rebecca Kleefisch: 2010 campaign: relies on wisdom and faith she has in Jesus.
    Russell Feingold: Badger Pledge: keep outside groups out of state race.
    Sarah Godlewski: There's so much more that connects us rather than divides us.
    Scott Walker: 19 Walker associates involved in "John Doe" scandal.
    Tammy Baldwin: I fight for us; my opponent fights for the big and powerful.
    Tim Michels: Make Wisconsin greatest place to work, live, raise a family.
    Tim Michels: America is the greatest country in the history of the world.
    Timothy Ramthun: Gives praise & all glory to God for election victory.
    Tom Nelson: If local official took on COVID, we can take on anything.
    Tommy Thompson: Declines debates because opponents "want to shoot at me".
    Tony Evers: 95% of bills in first year had bipartisan support.
    Tony Evers: I believe that there is more that unites us than divides us.
    Ron Johnson: 2020 election was legitimate, but discuss "irregularities".
    Tim Michels: Trump would be president now if we had election integrity.
Social Security
    Alex Lasry: Expand Medicare to cover vision, hearing, and dental.
    Bernie Sanders: Lift cap on wealthy: at $250,000 program lasts 58 years.
    Bob Harlow: Balance budget but protect Social Security and Medicare.
    Bryan Steil: No changes to seniors' rights of Medicare & Social Security.
    Hillary Clinton: Expand Social Security for most vulnerable first.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose privatizing Social Security.
    Leah Vukmir: Personal Retirement Accounts for portion of payroll taxes.
    Mike Gallagher: Preserve and protect our most effective anti-poverty program.
    Phil Anderson: End mandatory participation in Social Security.
    Sarah Godlewski: Proposed state programs to promote retirement security.
    Scott Walker: Increase public employee pension payments to 5%.
    Tammy Baldwin: Long opposed to privatization.
Tax Reform
    Alex Lasry: Corporate tax breaks for companies doing the right thing.
    Alex Lasry: Wealthy must pay fair share, but also focus on raising wages.
    Bob Harlow: 10% increase for those making more than $1 million.
    Chris Larson: Don't allow pass-through companies option to reduce taxes.
    Glenn Grothman: Tirelessly pursue lowering property and income taxes.
    Kathleen Vinehout: $1.7B in business tax breaks should shift to schools.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Support a progressive tax structure.
    Leah Vukmir: Lower tax rates for everyone.
    Leah Vukmir: It's garbage that Trump tax cuts only benefited the wealthy.
    Mandela Barnes: Make corporations and wealthy people pay their fair share.
    Mandela Barnes: We must make the Child Tax Credit permanent.
    Mandela Barnes: Expand Child Tax Credit, Earned Income Tax Credit.
    Mike Gallagher: Replace broken tax code with modern and simple one.
    Phil Anderson: Lower taxes for everyone.
    Rebecca Kleefisch: Reduce property tax for homeowners; end for small business.
    Sarah Godlewski: Supports an Elizabeth Warren-style wealth tax.
    Scott Fitzgerald: Allow pass-through companies option to reduce tax burden.
    Scott Walker: Reduced property taxes by $141 in 4 years; more coming.
    Scott Walker: Reduce property, income and production tax burden.
    Scott Walker: Cut $8 billion in taxes, mostly for higher earners.
    Scott Walker: Allow pass-through companies option to reduce tax burden.
    Tammy Baldwin: Get rid of loopholes for outsourcing and capital gains.
    Tammy Baldwin: Trump tax cuts overwhelmingly benefited the wealthy.
    Tammy Baldwin: Tax plan that rewards hard work.
    Tammy Baldwin: Trump tax bill only helps rich who don't need the money.
    Tim Michels: Compete by reducing corporate and individual income taxes.
    Tom Tiffany: Allow pass-through companies option to reduce tax burden.
    Tommy Thompson: Limit federal revenue to 18.5% of GDP; and 15% flat tax form.
    Tony Evers: Raise taxes on wealthy to pay for public services.
    Tony Evers: Provided a 10% tax cut for Wisconsin families.
    Tony Evers: 15% middle class tax cut of largest in state history.
    Tony Evers: Big tax breaks for wealthiest 20% of earners is reckless.
    Alex Lasry: Ensure access to high speed affordable internet for all.
    Bernie Sanders: Tax wealth stashed in Caymans to rebuild our infrastructure.
    Bob Harlow: 1 Gb internet in every home, plus 200 mph high speed rail.
    Bob Harlow: Build 200 mile-per-hour high-speed rail network in Wisconsin.
    Bob Harlow: High speed rail will bring down housing costs.
    Jim Doyle: Bring high-speed rail to Wisconsin.
    Jonathan Wichmann: Big Tech companies should become non-profits.
    Sarah Godlewski: Critical need for broadband access for rural communities.
    Scott Walker: Spend $810M on roads instead of high-speed rail.
    Scott Walker: Partner with private firms to install fiber network.
    Scott Walker: $35 million to expand broadband access grant program.
    Scott Walker: Cancel high-speed rail plans.
    Scott Walker: Opposes Net Neutrality: principle of Internet is freedom.
    Tammy Baldwin: Internet must not become a two-tiered system.
    Tammy Baldwin: Invest in core infrastructure, as federal stimulus.
    Tom Barrett: Build high-speed rail from Milwaukee to Madison.
    Tony Evers: Support Net Neutrality: treat internet like a utility.
    Tony Evers: Declares 2021 to be Year of Broadband Access.
    Tony Evers: More than $340 million into expanding high-speed internet.
War & Peace
    Hillary Clinton: My 2002 vote for Iraq war does not impact ISIS plan today.
    Hillary Clinton: Do not negotiate with Iran about Syria.
    Kelda Helen Roys: Avoid foreign entanglements.
    Leah Vukmir: Confront ISIS & Islamic jihadists who want to kill us.
    Leah Vukmir: Iran nuclear treaty was a foolish & dangerous deal.
    Mark Neumann: Mideast stability so gasoline prices don't go even higher.
    Mark Neumann: Congressional Declaration of War for any use of force.
    Phil Anderson: Avoid foreign entanglements.
    Ron Johnson: 25,000 US combat troops to fight ISIS in Iraq.
    Tammy Baldwin: End the Afghan war & end nation-building.
    Tammy Baldwin: Keep the Iran nuclear treaty.
    Tommy Thompson: Congressional Declaration of War for any use of force.
    Tommy Thompson: Helped build a hospital in Afghanistan for women & children.
Welfare & Poverty
    Chris Larson: No work requirement for adults under 50 receiving Medicaid.
    Glenn Grothman: Concerned about massive trend towards government dependency.
    Hillary Clinton: Address distressed communities and generational poverty.
    Kathleen Vinehout: As a society, we must help and support those that need it.
    Scott Fitzgerald: Work requirement for adults under 50 receiving Medicaid.
    Scott Walker: Help transition from government dependence to independence.
    Scott Walker: Work requirement for adults under 50 receiving Medicaid.
    Tom Tiffany: Work requirement for adults under 50 receiving Medicaid.
    Tommy Thompson: Replace Welfare with the Tools to Succeed.
    Tommy Thompson: Early leader in welfare reform.
    Tony Evers: No work requirement for adults under 50 receiving Medicaid.

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