| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Dave Brat: Human life is sacred.
John Ratcliffe: Protect unborn life.
David Jolly: Life begins at conception.
Budget & Economy|
Curt Clawson: Government has zero ability to "stimulate" job creation.
Dave Brat: Reduce spending & support a balanced budget amendment.
John Ratcliffe: Stop out-of-control spending with balanced budget amendment.
David Jolly: Unchecked federal deficits are greatest threat to nation.
Richard Tisei: We must admit we have a spending problem.
Curt Clawson: Reduce corporate tax rates & regulations.
John Ratcliffe: Free enterprise creates jobs; reduce regulatory burden.
Katherine Clark: End tax breaks for oil companies and billionaires.
Dave Brat: Oppose top down approaches such as Common Core.
Energy & Oil|
Dave Brat: Broad-spectrum approach: Invest in wind, solar, oil, & more.
John Ratcliffe: Stop overreach of EPA; approve the Keystone XL pipeline.
David Jolly: We need comprehensive Natural Disaster Insurance.
David Jolly: Stop pattern of negotiating away American leverage.
Steve Lonegan: Vocal supporter of Israel's right to defend itself.
Curt Clawson: Economic freedom agenda: foreign capital investment here.
Curt Clawson: Clawson Growth Plan: cut taxes; cut spending; cut government.
Dave Brat: Moneyed interests have corrupted our democratic system.
John Ratcliffe: Constitutional amendment for term limits on Congress.
Dave Brat: Oppose limiting the Constitutional right to bear arms.
Jason Smith: Oppose forced gun registrations & restrictions on ownership.
John Ratcliffe: Defend the Constitution under the Second Amendment.
David Jolly: Supports constitutional right to keep and bear arms.
Steve Lonegan: Supports individual right to keep and bear arms.
Curt Clawson: Repeal ObamaCare; no bureaucrats in charge of health care.
Dave Brat: ObamaCare is an unconstitutional power grab.
John Ratcliffe: ObamaCare has proven to be government at its worst.
David Jolly: ObamaCare drives up premiums & should be repealed now.
Richard Tisei: Undo the damage ObamaCare has done.
Dave Brat: Maintain a strong national defense.
John Ratcliffe: Hometown Heroes: honor soldiers returning from active duty.
David Jolly: We must preserve our military strength.
Richard Tisei: Ensure that veterans have resources available.
Dave Brat: Start by securing our border; never grant amnesty.
John Ratcliffe: Lock down our borders and oppose amnesty.
David Jolly: Secure our borders before any comprehensive reform.
Curt Clawson: Unemployment rate dropped only because people gave up.
David Jolly: Local jobs rely on military 'national security triangle'.
Principles & Values|
Curt Clawson: Outsider for Congress: CEO of beverage can manufacturer.
Dave Brat: Fundamental rights come from God, the Author of Nature.
David Jolly: Liberty is granted from our Creator to the individual.
Richard Tisei: Protect, strengthen, & preserve Medicare and Social Security.
Richard Tisei: Lower the U.S. corporate tax rate.
Curt Clawson: Reduce income taxes & capital gains; opt-in to flat tax.
John Ratcliffe: Promises never to raise taxes.
War & Peace|
John Ratcliffe: No nuclear "treaty" with Iran.
Steve Lonegan: Oppose sending American troops to Syria.
Welfare & Poverty|
Curt Clawson: New record of 47M on food stamps: a failed policy.