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Mike Pence on Social Security
Republican Representative (IN-6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Pence on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Rated 22% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)

Senate:

IN 2012: 2012 Indiana Senate Debates


Daniel Coats on Social Security
Republican Jr Senator (IN): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Coats on other issues.
  • Save Social Security from itself; increase age & more. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted YES on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
Joe Donnelly on Social Security
Senate Challenger; Democratic Represenative (IN-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joe Donnelly on other issues.
  • Opposes any plan that tries to privatize & recklessly gamble. (Nov 2006)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Opposes private retirement accounts. (Aug 2010)
Richard Lugar on Social Security
Republican Sr Senator (IN): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Richard Lugar on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Richard Mourdock on Social Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Richard Mourdock on other issues.
  • Constitution mentions neither Social Security nor Medicare. (Oct 2012)
  • Raise the retirement age. (Apr 2012)
  • Consider personalized retirement accounts for young workers. (Sep 2011)

House:


Larry Bucshon on Social Security
Republican (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Larry Bucshon on other issues.
  • No privatization; honor our commitments. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes privatizing Social Security. (Nov 2010)
Andre Carson on Social Security
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Andre Carson on other issues.
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
Luke Messer on Social Security
Republican (District 6): Click here for Luke Messer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Rokita on Social Security
Republican (District 4): Click here for Todd Rokita on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marlin Stutzman on Social Security
Republican (District 3): Click here for Marlin Stutzman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Visclosky on Social Security
Democratic Representative (IN-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Peter Visclosky on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 89% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Jackie Walorski on Social Security
Republican (District 2): Click here for Jackie Walorski on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Young on Social Security
Republican (District 9): Click here for Todd Young on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mitch Daniels on Social Security
Republican IN Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mitch Daniels on other issues.
  • Stop paying pension benefits to the wealthy. (Jan 2012)
  • Means testing for Social Security. (Sep 2011)
  • Raise the retirement age; replace COLA. (Sep 2011)
Susan Brooks on Social Security
Republican (District 5): Click here for Susan Brooks on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dan Burton on Social Security
Republican Representative (IN-5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Dan Burton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create personal retirement accounts within Social Security. (Jul 2000)
  • Rated 30% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Joe Donnelly on Social Security
Senate Challenger; Democratic Represenative (IN-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joe Donnelly on other issues.
  • Opposes any plan that tries to privatize & recklessly gamble. (Nov 2006)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Opposes private retirement accounts. (Aug 2010)
Mike Pence on Social Security
Republican Representative (IN-6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Pence on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Rated 22% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Joseph Kernan on Social Security
Former Democratic Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Joseph Kernan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank O'Bannon on Social Security
Former Democratic Governor (1997-2003): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank O'Bannon on other issues.
  • Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2001)
Julia Carson on Social Security
Former Dem. (Deceased 2008) (District 10): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Julia Carson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Lee Hamilton on Social Security
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 9): Click here for Lee Hamilton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Baron Hill on Social Security
Democrat (until 2010) (District 9): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Baron Hill on other issues.
  • Opposes privatization of Social Security. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Rated 70% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
John Hostettler on Social Security
2010 Senate Challenger (lost GOP primary); formerly US Rep.: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Hostettler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 20% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
John Myers on Social Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Myers on other issues.
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Marvin Scott on Social Security
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marvin Scott on other issues.
  • Allow private payroll tax investment. (Jul 2004)
Evan Bayh on Social Security
Democratic Jr Senator (IN): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Evan Bayh on other issues.
  • Private self-managed accounts OK. (Jan 1998)
  • Voted NO on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on using the Social Security Surplus to fund tax reductions. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Richard Behney on Social Security
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Richard Behney on other issues.
  • Privatize Social Security. (Apr 2010)
Steve Buyer on Social Security
Republican Representative (IN-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Buyer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 10% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Chris Chocola on Social Security
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Chocola on other issues.
  • Invest surplus Trust Fund in market certificates. (Jan 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Brad Ellsworth on Social Security
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Brad Ellsworth on other issues.
  • Don't raise the retirement age; put people to work instead. (Oct 2010)
  • Privatization removes the guarantee and reduces the benefit. (Nov 2006)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
Brad Ellsworth on Social Security
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Brad Ellsworth on other issues.
  • Don't raise the retirement age; put people to work instead. (Oct 2010)
  • Privatization removes the guarantee and reduces the benefit. (Nov 2006)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
John Hostettler on Social Security
Republican (District 8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Hostettler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 20% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Andrew Jacobs on Social Security
Democrat (retired 1996) (District 11): Click here for Andrew Jacobs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Kerns on Social Security
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brian Kerns on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
David McIntosh on Social Security
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David McIntosh on other issues.
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create personal retirement accounts within Social Security. (Jul 2000)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Steve Osborn on Social Security
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Osborn on other issues.
  • Let workers invest and manage private accounts. (Aug 2006)
Ed Pease on Social Security
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ed Pease on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
Tim Roemer on Social Security
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tim Roemer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
Mike Sodrel on Social Security
Republican (District 9): Click here for Mike Sodrel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Souder on Social Security
Republican Representative (IN-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mark Souder on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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