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Brian Babin: Steadfast defender of the unborn.
Mia Love: Oppose taxpayer-funded abortions.
Barry Loudermilk: Strong defender of the right to life.
Jody Hice: The slaughter of the innocents simply must be stopped.
Dave Brat: Human life is sacred.
John Ratcliffe: Protect unborn life.
David Jolly: Life begins at conception.
Budget & Economy|
Barry Loudermilk: Balance the budget and reduce our national debt.
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.
Jody Hice: Restore fiscal sanity: less spending & less debt.
David Jolly: Unchecked federal deficits are greatest threat to nation.
Richard Tisei: We must admit we have a spending problem.
Debbie Dingell: Same rights regardless of who you love.
Debbie Dingell: End women being paid less for doing the same job as men.
Brian Babin: Government regulations stymie entrepreneurship.
Mia Love: Lower America's corporate tax rate.
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.
Mia Love: Local & parental control over schools, not federal.
Debbie Dingell: Quality and affordable public education including pre-K.
Dave Brat: Oppose top down approaches such as Common Core.
Energy & Oil|
Debbie Dingell: Climate change requires pro-active federal solutions.
Dave Brat: Broad-spectrum approach: Invest in wind, solar, oil, & more.
John Ratcliffe: Stop overreach of EPA; approve the Keystone XL pipeline.
Jody Hice: Drill off the West Coast, Alaska, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Debbie Dingell: The Great Lakes and fresh water are a precious resource.
David Jolly: We need comprehensive Natural Disaster Insurance.
Jody Hice: View America as good, or dishonor our founding principles.
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.
Barry Loudermilk: Strict adherence to the original intent of the Constitution.
Barry Loudermilk: Reduce the size and scope of the federal government.
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.
Brian Babin: Rock-solid defender of the 2nd Amendment.
Mia Love: Ardent supporter of the Second Amendment.
Barry Loudermilk: Protect our right to keep and bear arms.
Jody Hice: Ardent advocate of the Second Amendment rights.
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.
Brian Babin: Work tirelessly to repeal ObamaCare.
Mia Love: Replace ObamaCare with tax incentives & portability.
Debbie Dingell: Right to affordable, quality healthcare.
Barry Loudermilk: ObamaCare is an albatross on the neck of our economy.
Jody Hice: ObamaCare puts us on the road to socialist America.
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.
Brian Babin: Our military must be prepared and second to none.
Debbie Dingell: Support our veterans; they've earned it.
Dave Brat: Maintain a strong national defense.
John Ratcliffe: Hometown Heroes: honor soldiers returning from active duty.
Jody Hice: We must remain strong in the interest of peace & justice.
David Jolly: We must preserve our military strength.
Richard Tisei: Ensure that veterans have resources available.
Brian Babin: We must secure the borders.
Mia Love: Charge $1,000 fee to get US visa, and refund upon leaving.
Debbie Dingell: Fair and humane comprehensive immigration reform.
Barry Loudermilk: Control our own borders and enforce existing laws.
Dave Brat: Start by securing our border; never grant amnesty.
John Ratcliffe: Lock down our borders and oppose amnesty.
Jody Hice: No amnesty; no benefits to aliens; no sanctuary cities.
David Jolly: Secure our borders before any comprehensive reform.
Debbie Dingell: Supports additional extension of unemployment insurance.
Curt Clawson: Unemployment rate dropped only because people gave up.
David Jolly: Local jobs rely on military 'national security triangle'.
Principles & Values|
Barry Loudermilk: Traditional values instead of Hollywood for moral leadership.
Barry Loudermilk: Fight for right to pray publicly and carry a Bible.
Jody Hice: Post the Ten Commandments in public arenas.
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.
Debbie Dingell: No dramatic cuts to Social Security and Medicare.
Richard Tisei: Protect, strengthen, & preserve Medicare and Social Security.
Richard Tisei: Lower the U.S. corporate tax rate.
Brian Babin: Oppose ANY tax increase.
Mia Love: Vote against all net tax increases.
Barry Loudermilk: Abolish the IRS; implement something like the FairTax.
Jody Hice: Adopt the FairTax; but not on top of income taxes.
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.
Jody Hice: Don't appease Iran's development of nuclear capability.
Steve Lonegan: Oppose sending American troops to Syria.
Welfare & Poverty|
Debbie Dingell: Expand the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Curt Clawson: New record of 47M on food stamps: a failed policy.