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Mike Beebe on Principles & Values
Democratic Governor: Click here for Mike Beebe on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

AR 2014: 2014 AR Senate debate


John Boozman on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Arkansas can't afford Blanche Lincoln anymore. (Sep 2010)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization. (Dec 2007)
Mark Pryor on Principles & Values
Democratic Jr Senator (AR): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mark Pryor on other issues.
  • Poorest member of the Senate, as measured by assets. (Sep 2013)
  • Voted with Democratic Party 87.1% of 326 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 67% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)

House:


Tom Cotton on Principles & Values
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Cotton on other issues.
Rick Crawford on Principles & Values
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Crawford on other issues.
  • Among "10 poorest House members," as measured by assets. (Sep 2013)
Tim Griffin on Principles & Values
Republican (District 2): Click here for Tim Griffin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Womack on Principles & Values
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Womack on other issues.
  • Elected mayor of Rogers in 1998. (Nov 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Ross on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (AR-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ross on other issues.
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 8% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2007)
Mike Huckabee on Principles & Values
Former GOP Governor (1996-2006); Pres. candidate (2008): Click here for 74 full quotes OR click here for Mike Huckabee on other issues.
  • Joked at NRA talk about Obama ducking gunshots. (Jan 2009)
  • Faux-cons (false conservatives) include libertarians. (Nov 2008)
  • Do The Right Thing to change America's future. (Nov 2008)
  • Underdog victory in IA caucus propelled campaign to top tier. (Nov 2008)
  • GOP puts faith in individual; Dems put faith in government. (Nov 2008)
  • Vertical solutions, not horizontal right-left nonsense. (Nov 2008)
  • Everyone deciding what's right & wrong is stupid. (Nov 2008)
  • Faith voters flocked to me because GOP left them. (Nov 2008)
  • Press misunderstands: support comes from non-religious to. (Nov 2008)
  • The Huckaboom: consensus candidate among Values Voters. (Nov 2008)
  • TV ad with Xmas cross was ad-libbed & completely accidental. (Nov 2008)
  • TV ad "Chuck Norris Approved" became Internet phenomenon. (Nov 2008)
  • I didn’t want to wait for the government to rescue me. (Sep 2008)
  • Competition breeds excellence, including in the GOP race. (Feb 2008)
  • Kenneth Copeland is a friend, innocent until proven guilty. (Feb 2008)
  • Hunted and ate fried squirrel in college days. (Feb 2008)
  • Without moral absolutes, we are lost and confused. (Feb 2008)
  • Childhood heroes in AR: Jesus, Elvis, and FDR. (Feb 2008)
  • American’s greatness is because we’re rooted in our faith. (Feb 2008)
  • Not exiting; I didn’t major in math; I majored in miracles. (Feb 2008)
  • Limbaugh is a great voice for conservatism, not infallible. (Jan 2008)
  • Presumptuous and arrogant to suggest Reagan would endorse me. (Jan 2008)
  • Only candidate who’s faced Clinton political machine before. (Jan 2008)
  • Ought to be able to respect people who don’t have any faith. (Jan 2008)
  • People should deal with the use of faith in my campaign. (Jan 2008)
  • Declined to answer Boston Globe questions on Executive Power. (Dec 2007)
  • Treat others as you wish to be treated. (Dec 2007)
  • I’m a conservative, but I’m not mean about it. (Nov 2007)
  • The social conservative’s candidate for president. (Oct 2007)
  • Even if GOP loses elections, we should not lose our honor. (Sep 2007)
  • N.H. strategy: stick with convictions & straight answers. (Aug 2007)
  • Not thinking about Vice Presidency despite heavy speculation. (Aug 2007)
  • Never forget that ordinary citizens are the President’s boss. (Aug 2007)
  • Valuing life is the country’s most pressing moral issue. (Jun 2007)
  • Character IS the issue; we DO legislate morality. (Jun 2007)
  • Our culture of life separates us from Islamic fascists. (May 2007)
  • America needs optimistic leadership to revive national soul. (Jan 2007)
  • George W. Bush has done a magnificent job. (Jan 2007)
  • Vertical lift-up politics rather than horizontal left-right. (Jan 2007)
  • Finished Little Rock marathon in 4:38 after 3 years training. (Jan 2007)
  • Thermometer leaders just read room; thermostats adjusts room. (Jan 2007)
  • Abstains from alcohol as part of Baptist religion. (May 2005)
  • Live beyond your lifetime by planting seeds in others. (Oct 2000)
  • Positive thinking works, if based on positive principles. (Oct 2000)
  • Dealt with Yellow Dog Democrats as governor. (Sep 1997)
  • I freely admit, I love the excitement of campaigning. (Sep 1997)
  • Governorship principles: leadership, family, & participation. (Sep 1997)
  • GOP lost 2006 election because they failed to do their job. (Jun 2007)

    Faith & Religion

  • Judge Romney, & any candidate, by record, not by faith. (Dec 2007)
  • Jesus was too smart to ever run for public office. (Nov 2007)
  • I believe the Bible is the word of revelation. (Nov 2007)
  • Plenty of choices for candidates who don’t believe in God. (Jun 2007)
  • One worldview will prevail: God-centered or human-centered. (Jun 2007)
  • Pastors & politicians have same skill set in common. (Jun 2007)
  • Ten Commandments are basis for appropriate behavior. (Jun 2007)
  • A “grace Christian”: dislikes “law Christians” AND liberals. (Jun 2007)
  • My faith does affect my decision process; it explains me. (May 2007)
  • We are a nation of faith, and we are stewards of God’s world. (Jan 2007)
  • Ordained Baptist minister; I make no apology for my faith. (Jan 2007)
  • People of faith feel responsible for God’s world. (Jan 2007)
  • 10 Commandments: principles to live by, not just pop culture. (Oct 2000)
  • The spiritual side of our lives really does matter. (Oct 2000)
  • Faith gives us a focus for the future. (Oct 2000)
  • American triad of values: faith, family, & work. (Jun 1998)
  • Faith reorients us away from sin & toward future & maturity. (Jun 1998)
  • Working in faith will restore our downgraded culture. (Jun 1998)

    Personal Background

  • Defining mistake: neglecting his health for decades. (Aug 2007)
  • Took office amid felony investigation of Gov. Jim Guy Tucker. (Jun 2007)
  • Plays bass guitar in rock band “Capitol Offense”. (Jan 2007)
  • Published four books; completed Little Rock marathon in 4:38. (Dec 2006)
  • Religious affiliation: Southern Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of Republican Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member of Southern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)
Dale Bumpers on Principles & Values
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for Dale Bumpers on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Hutchinson on Principles & Values
Former Republican Sr Senator (until 2002): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tim Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated C by the Club for Growth, pro-growth but not targeted. (Sep 2004)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Fund the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program. (Dec 1997)
David Pryor on Principles & Values
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Pryor on other issues.
  • 1991: Urged then-Gov. Bill Clinton to run for president. (Nov 1997)
Marion Berry on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (AR-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Marion Berry on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 8% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2007)
John Boozman on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Arkansas can't afford Blanche Lincoln anymore. (Sep 2010)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization. (Dec 2007)
Jay Dickey on Principles & Values
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jay Dickey on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Tom Formicola on Principles & Values
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Formicola on other issues.
  • Forms exploratory committee to run against Sen. Mark Pryor. (Feb 2008)
Jim Holt on Principles & Values
Republican challenger for Senate (AR): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Holt on other issues.
  • Pray that God will give Bush wisdom. (Jul 2004)
  • Separation of church and state cannot be done. (Jul 2004)
Asa Hutchinson on Principles & Values
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Asa Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
Rebekah Kennedy on Principles & Values
Green Senate challenger: Click here for Rebekah Kennedy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Blanche Lambert Lincoln on Principles & Values
Democratic Sr Senator (AR): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Blanche Lambert Lincoln on other issues.
  • Some say I'm too liberal; some say I'm too conservative. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted with Democratic Party 91.5% of 305 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Senate New Democrat Coalition. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 67% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Vic Snyder on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (AR-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Vic Snyder on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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