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Michael Enzi: 100% rating from the National Right to Life Committee.
Budget & Economy|
Paul Ryan: Tea Party helps keep the taxpayer in the game.
Paul Ryan: My budget deal got Democrats to agree to long-term sequester.
Mike Huckabee: Homosexuality is a sin the same as heterosexual lust.
Liz Cheney: I love my sister & her wife, but we disagree on gay marriage.
Liz Cheney: No discrimination due to sexual orientation.
Scott Brown: Next step in racial equality: stop glorifying violence.
Rand Paul: Let states decide same-sex marriage; don't federalize it.
Mike Huckabee: Axis of evil exists between Washington and Wall Street.
Mary Fallin: Murder is about video games & broken families, not guns.
Ben Carson: On Trayvon: It's not a perfect system, but is best we have.
Ben Carson: On "Stand Your Ground": Turn down the rhetoric.
Rand Paul: Don't promote marijuana but don't jail non-violent criminals.
Energy & Oil|
Gabriel Gomez: I believe that there is global warming.
Mike Lee: I believe that there is global warming.
Chris Christie: Focus on violence control, not gun control.
Gabriel Gomez: Start with expanded background check tied to mental health.
Mike Lee: Expanded background check first, not assault weapon ban.
Jon Cornyn: Focus on mental illness, not on background checks.
Mike Huckabee: TEFRA model: subsidize extraordinary medical expenses.
Liz Cheney: Obama knew ObamaCare wouldn't let everyone keep their plan.
Liz Cheney: Republicans who compromised on ObamaCare got used by Obama.
Paul Ryan: Don't expand Medicare & Medicaid; they don't work.
Paul Ryan: Medicare premium support harnesses the power of competition.
Peter King: People at NSA are patriots & get it right 99.99% of the time.
Lindsey Graham: NSA leaker Edward Snowden is a felon, not a hero.
Rand Paul: Filibuster to establish no drones on citizens in America.
Chris Christie: I favor fixing a broken system.
Lindsey Graham: Secure border now in place with comprehensive immigration.
Lindsey Graham: New amnesty is tough and ends incoming illegals.
Mike Lee: Secure border will take years or decades to achieve.
Mike Lee: Comprehensive reform leaves 6 million illegals in US.
Mike Lee: I will make the "gang of eight" into a "gang of nine".
Marco Rubio: Border control: 90% apprehension and 100% surveillance.
Marco Rubio: Not amnesty: 15-year wait, plus fee, minus federal benefits.
Richard Durbin: Our border with Mexico is strongest it's been in 40 years.
Rand Paul: Legal status, but not citizenship, for illegal immigrants.
Jeb Bush: My plan is legalization, not self-deportation.
Paul Ryan: No more unemployment extension after 13th time since 2008.
Rand Paul: Extending unemployment benefits does disservice to workers.
Principles & Values|
Liz Cheney: Carpetbagger from D.C.? No, experienced at cutting agencies.
Liz Cheney: It's time for a new generation of people willing to lead.
Mike Lee: Give me 17 months and I will achieve bipartisanship.
Rand Paul: We don't need new principles, just to stand by those we have.
Paul Ryan: Federal employees pension contributions like private sector.
Jeb Bush: Compromise on taxes ok, as part of a spending cut package.
Rand Paul: 4th Amendment bans NSA from collecting everyone's phone data.
Liz Cheney: Internet sales tax is just another way to tax people more.
War & Peace|
John Cornyn: No ransom to North Korea on nukes; we've tried that before.
Richard Durbin: Engage China to de-escalate North Korean nukes.
Welfare & Poverty|
Rand Paul: Economic freedom zones in depressed inner cities.