| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy|
Paul Ryan: Attach policies to debt limit increase which decrease debt.
Jack Reed: Address the sequester & debt ceiling without any new taxes.
Elizabeth Warren: In 1980s, cops were taken off the beat in financial services.
Energy & Oil|
Marco Rubio: Human activity is not causing climate change.
Ted Cruz: America is indispensable; our allies need our leadership.
Ted Cruz: Sanctions on Putin for Ukraine: tyrants respond to weakness.
Ted Cruz: US has a responsibility to defend our values abroad.
Paul Ryan: Argentina has crony capitalism, based on exploitation.
Paul Ryan: Making law with executive orders circumvents Constitution.
Ted Cruz: To repeal ObamaCare, show Dems they'd lose by supporting it.
Hillary Clinton: More Benghazi hearings ok only to learn what to do better.
Marco Rubio: No one has been held accountable for Benghazi.
Rand Paul: Don't let people who make money off weapons define policy.
Rand Paul: National defense is important, but no blank check.
Peter King: US FBI should investigate when planes disappear abroad.
Jack Reed: No Benghazi cover-up; had 11 hearings & 25,000 documents.
Rick Perry: Obama administration either inept or conspiring on illegals.
Rand Paul: Illegals are not bad people, but we have to control border.
Paul Ryan: Immigration reform possible after the border is secure.
Paul Ryan: Not "trust but verify"; need "verify then trust" approach.
Rand Paul: Unemployment insurance ok if fully paid for & short-term.
Principles & Values|
Hillary Clinton: No lingering effects of concussion; will release records.
Elizabeth Warren: Registered Independent & Republican in Pennsylvania in 1990s.
Chris Christie: Cleared of Bridgegate blame, but more investigations coming.
Rand Paul: Generalized warrants for all cellphones is unconstitutional.
Rand Paul: Snowden revealed NSA abuses, but a fair prison term is ok.
War & Peace|
Ted Cruz: Bomb ISIS back into the Stone Age, with Congress' approval.
Ted Cruz: Install Eastern European ABMs; stand up to Russia in Ukraine.
Rand Paul: Keep all options on the table, but don't declare war on Iran.
Brian Schweitzer: No reason to stay in Afghanistan after 12 years of war.
Brian Schweitzer: Attacking Iraq was a mistake that empowered al Qaeda.
Jack Reed: Red line in Syria if chemical weapons used against people.
Jack Reed: More pressure on Iran; keep all options on the table.
Welfare & Poverty|
Rand Paul: Tax cuts help the poor because local businesses will hire.
Rand Paul: Economic freedom zones: low taxes in high unemployment areas.