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Jack Markell on Welfare & Poverty
Delaware Democratic Governor: Click here for Jack Markell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

DE 2014: 2014 DE Senate debate


Tom Carper on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Sr Senator (DE): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tom Carper on other issues.
  • Opposes allowing churches to provide welfare services. (Sep 2000)
  • $15M in community development grants & loans. (Jan 2000)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
Chris Coons on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Coons on other issues.
  • It's not dependency to rely on food stamps during recession. (Oct 2010)
Christine O`Donnell on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger: Click here for Christine O`Donnell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alex Pires on Welfare & Poverty
Independent Challenger: Click here for Alex Pires on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kevin Wade on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kevin Wade on other issues.

House:


John Carney on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District AL): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Carney on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ruth Ann Minner on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic DE Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ruth Ann Minner on other issues.
  • Promote the next generation of welfare reform. (Aug 2001)
  • Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants. (Sep 2001)
Michael Castle on Welfare & Poverty
2010 Senate Challenger (lost primary); previously Gov.& Rep.: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Michael Castle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Michael Castle on Welfare & Poverty
Former GOP (until 2010) (District AL): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Michael Castle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Ray Clatworthy on Welfare & Poverty
2002 Republican Senate Challenger (DE): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ray Clatworthy on other issues.
  • Allow churches to provide welfare services. (Mar 2009)
William Roth on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Senator (unseated, 2000): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for William Roth on other issues.
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted NO on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
Ted Kaufman on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Senate-Appointee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ted Kaufman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
Mike Protack on Welfare & Poverty
Republican challenger: Click here for Mike Protack on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jan Ting on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger: Click here for Jan Ting on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Beau Biden on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Senate Challenger; currently Attorney General: Click here for Beau Biden on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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