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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Rob Astorino on Principles & Values
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for Rob Astorino on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Bloomberg on Principles & Values
Mayor of New York City (Independent): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • Self-made billionaire from financial information company. (Sep 2010)
  • 1940s: Raised in Medford, reached Eagle Scout at early age. (Sep 2010)
  • Childhood home included kosher kitchen, but mom bent rules. (Sep 2010)
  • Bill Clinton's sin was self-indulgence, not immorality. (Sep 2010)
  • Outsider to both Republican and Democratic establishment. (Sep 2010)
  • OpEd: Stiff in public; impatient with retail handshaking. (Sep 2010)
  • Candidates' religious beliefs should be kept private. (Sep 2010)
  • Impatient with government; executive ok; not legislative. (Sep 2010)
  • Offered independent ticket by Sen. Chuck Hagel (R, NE). (May 2007)
  • Will decide in early ‘08 on run as self-financed independent. (Mar 2007)
  • Acquisition of money inextricably tied to hard work. (Oct 2005)
  • Charitable giving based on “Where can I make a difference?”. (Oct 2005)
  • Started Bloomberg company after Salomon Bros. fired him. (Aug 2001)
Andrew Cuomo on Principles & Values
Democratic Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Andrew Cuomo on other issues.
  • OpEd: Primary challenge doubles the campaign donation limit. (Jun 2014)
  • Five-point plan to build a New NY. (Nov 2010)
  • To win the argument, you must make one. (Oct 2003)
  • Aggressive progressives: social/economic/racial justice. (Oct 2003)
Bill de Blasio on Principles & Values
Democrat: Click here for Bill de Blasio on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Howie Hawkins on Principles & Values
Green Challenger: Click here for Howie Hawkins on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kathy Hochul on Principles & Values
Democratic Lt. Governor Challenger : Click here for Kathy Hochul on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Zephyr Teachout on Principles & Values
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Zephyr Teachout on other issues.
  • Political icons: Teddy Roosevelt & Louis Brandeis. (Jul 2014)

Senate:


Colia Clark on Principles & Values
Green Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Colia Clark on other issues.
  • Take campaign to the people through dialogue and education. (May 2012)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Principles & Values
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Accused of hiding facts connecting cigarettes and cancer. (Oct 2010)
  • Interned for Republican Sen. Alfonse D'Amato. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2007)
Wendy Long on Principles & Values
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Wendy Long on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott Noren on Principles & Values
Independent Challenger: Click here for Scott Noren on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charles Schumer on Principles & Values
Democratic Sr Senator (NY): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Charles Schumer on other issues.
  • 1998: demanded 10 debates; 2010: declined all debates. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted with Democratic Party 96.5% of 315 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Alito responds, but doesn’t really answer questions. (Jan 2006)
  • Nominees must prove they’re not extreme. (Jan 2006)
  • Plans to be a good senator, but may not serve a full term. (Oct 2004)
  • 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 NO on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)

House:


Timothy Bishop on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (NY-1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Timothy Bishop on other issues.
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Ann Marie Buerkle on Principles & Values
Republican (District 25): Click here for Ann Marie Buerkle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Yvette Clarke on Principles & Values
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Yvette Clarke on other issues.
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Chris Collins on Principles & Values
Republican (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Collins on other issues.
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Aug 2012)
Joseph Crowley on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (NY-7): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Crowley on other issues.
  • 8th on list of "10 Poorest Members of Congress". (Sep 2013)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Eliot Engel on Principles & Values
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-17): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Eliot Engel on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Vito Fossella on Principles & Values
Rep./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Vito Fossella on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Chris Gibson on Principles & Values
Republican (District 19): Click here for Chris Gibson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Grimm on Principles & Values
Republican (District 11): Click here for Michael Grimm on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Hanna on Principles & Values
Republican (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Richard Hanna on other issues.
  • Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Aug 2012)
Nan Hayworth on Principles & Values
Republican (District 18): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nan Hayworth on other issues.
  • Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Aug 2012)
Brian Higgins on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (NY-27): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Brian Higgins on other issues.
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 75% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Kathy Hochul on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 26): Click here for Kathy Hochul on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Israel on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (NY-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Steve Israel on other issues.
  • 6th on list of "10 Poorest Members of Congress". (Sep 2013)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2007)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Hakeem Jeffries on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 8): Click here for Hakeem Jeffries on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter King on Principles & Values
Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Peter King on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Nita Lowey on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (NY-18): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Nita Lowey on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Dan Maffei on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 24): Click here for Dan Maffei on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carolyn Maloney on Principles & Values
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-14): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Maloney on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Sean Maloney on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 18): Click here for Sean Maloney on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gregory Meeks on Principles & Values
Dem./Working-Families (NY-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Gregory Meeks on other issues.
  • Among "10 poorest House members," as measured by assets. (Sep 2013)
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Grace Meng on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Grace Meng on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerrold Nadler on Principles & Values
Dem./Lib./Working-Families (NY-8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jerrold Nadler on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Charles Rangel on Principles & Values
Dem./Lib./Working-Families: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Charles Rangel on other issues.
  • Attitude of gratitude: I haven't had a bad day since. (Aug 2008)
  • Initiated idea of Hillary running for Senate in New York. (Aug 2008)
  • Black folks are very conservative in some ways. (Aug 2008)
  • 1970s: Ran for Congress on both Republican & Democrat lines. (Aug 2008)
  • Prefers small constituency of House seat. (Aug 2008)
  • Early ambition to chair Ways & Means Committee. (Aug 2008)
  • 1971: Co-founded the Congressional Black Caucus. (Aug 2008)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Tom Reed on Principles & Values
Republican (District 23): Click here for Tom Reed on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jose Serrano on Principles & Values
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-16): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jose Serrano on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (Nov 2007)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Louise Slaughter on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (NY-28): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Louise Slaughter on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Paul Tonko on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 20): Click here for Paul Tonko on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Towns on Principles & Values
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-10): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ed Towns on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 67% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Nydia Velazquez on Principles & Values
Democrat/Working-Families Representative (NY-12): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Nydia Velazquez on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (Nov 2007)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


George Pataki on Principles & Values
Republican NY Governor: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for George Pataki on other issues.
  • People safe in their homes are free to pursue their dreams. (Nov 2006)
  • #6 on Human Events’ list of Top Ten RINOs. (Dec 2005)
  • Bush does what he says he’ll do. (Sep 2004)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of Republican Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
David Paterson on Principles & Values
Democratic Governor (NY): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Paterson on other issues.
  • Democratic leader of State Senate before governorship. (Mar 2008)
George Maragos on Principles & Values
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for George Maragos on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Turner on Principles & Values
2012 Republican Senate Primary Challenger: Click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Ackerman on Principles & Values
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. (NY-5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Gary Ackerman on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Maurice Hinchey on Principles & Values
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. Representative (NY-22): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Maurice Hinchey on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Chris Lee on Principles & Values
Republican (Resigned 2011) (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Lee on other issues.
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
Carolyn McCarthy on Principles & Values
Dem./Ind./Working-Families (NY-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn McCarthy on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Bill Owens on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (NY-23): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Owens on other issues.
  • 2009: Endorsed by GOP candidate against Tea Party nominee. (Aug 2010)
  • 2009: First Dem elected in district since 1872. (Apr 2010)
Bob Turner on Principles & Values
Former Republican (District 9): Click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Principles & Values
Former Mayor of NYC: Click here for 35 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • OpEd: actually governed the supposedly ungovernable city. (Sep 2010)
  • After 9/11, sought term-limit extension of three months. (Sep 2010)
  • 2008: Campaigned as "America's Mayor" and banked on Florida. (Jan 2010)
  • Follow Reagan’s advice: my 80% friend is not my 20% enemy. (Jan 2008)
  • Criticized for tax-funded police security for his girlfriend. (Dec 2007)
  • Bible is greatest book ever written, but it’s allegorical. (Nov 2007)
  • AdWatch: NYC was “most successful turn-around in 50 years”. (Nov 2007)
  • Lists John McCain as one of his heroes. (Oct 2007)
  • Absent from Values Voter Presidential Debate. (Sep 2007)
  • Presidency requires executive experience. (Sep 2007)
  • Issues in my private life don’t affect my public performance. (Sep 2007)
  • 12 Commitments to the American People. (Sep 2007)
  • I have executive experience; I can restore hope to America. (Aug 2007)
  • Apply motto “Live free or die” to our time. (Jun 2007)
  • Optimism returns us to “morning in America”. (May 2007)
  • Considered priesthood; rejected it because of celibacy. (May 2007)
  • Praised RFK in law school newspaper and bashed Goldwater. (May 2007)
  • Former Democrat; endorsed twice by the Liberal Party. (May 2007)
  • Legacy is safer, cleaner, economically viable NYC. (Jan 2007)
  • Favored for presidential nomination in CNN poll of GOP. (Sep 2006)
  • Socially liberal stances: weak in primary; strong in general. (Jul 2006)
  • Considered medicine & priesthood before entering law. (Oct 2002)

    Past Campaigns

  • Founds SolutionsAmerica PAC to help elect strong Republicans. (Dec 2006)
  • Solutions America PAC supports 35 candidates for House. (Dec 2006)
  • PAC supports 19 candidates for Senate; 20 for Governor. (Dec 2006)
  • Bush has the courage of his convictions. (Aug 2004)
  • Under Bush, America will lead rather than follow. (Aug 2004)
  • Endorsed Democrat Mario Cuomo for NY Governor in 1994. (Oct 2002)
  • Dropped out of 2000 Senate race to put his health first. (Oct 2002)
  • This is not the right time for me to run for office. (May 2000)
  • Withdraws from NY Senate race to fight his prostate cancer. (May 2000)
  • Rudy discounts Bush’s impact on Senate race. (Mar 2000)
  • Campaign theme: Transformation of NYC. (Dec 1999)
  • Turned around NYC & made it safe again. (Nov 1999)
  • Love and long term attachment needed to represent NY state. (Apr 1999)
Carl McCall on Principles & Values
2002 Democratic Challenger NY Governor: Click here for Carl McCall on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eliot Spitzer on Principles & Values
Former Democratc Governor (2007-2008): Click here for Eliot Spitzer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Anthony Weiner on Principles & Values
Former Democrat(Resigned 2011) (District 9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Anthony Weiner on other issues.
  • 2009: Withdrew from mayoral race rather than face Bloomberg. (Sep 2010)
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Michael Benjamin on Principles & Values
Former Republican Challenger (2004): Click here for Michael Benjamin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Cox on Principles & Values
Former Republican Challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006): Click here for Ed Cox on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Al D'Amato on Principles & Values
Former Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Al D'Amato on other issues.
  • Member of the Republican Leadership Council. (Jan 2001)
  • Fund the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program. (Dec 1997)
Harold Ford on Principles & Values
2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford on other issues.
  • Attended law school but failed bar exam due to campaigning. (Oct 2006)
  • Campaign should be about ideas, not family political machine. (Oct 2006)
  • This race is about whether we want a rubber stamp for Bush. (Oct 2006)
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2007)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Daniel Frisa on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Daniel Frisa on other issues.
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Rudy Giuliani on Principles & Values
2000 Former Republican Candidate: Click here for 35 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • OpEd: actually governed the supposedly ungovernable city. (Sep 2010)
  • After 9/11, sought term-limit extension of three months. (Sep 2010)
  • 2008: Campaigned as "America's Mayor" and banked on Florida. (Jan 2010)
  • Follow Reagan’s advice: my 80% friend is not my 20% enemy. (Jan 2008)
  • Criticized for tax-funded police security for his girlfriend. (Dec 2007)
  • Bible is greatest book ever written, but it’s allegorical. (Nov 2007)
  • AdWatch: NYC was “most successful turn-around in 50 years”. (Nov 2007)
  • Lists John McCain as one of his heroes. (Oct 2007)
  • Absent from Values Voter Presidential Debate. (Sep 2007)
  • Presidency requires executive experience. (Sep 2007)
  • Issues in my private life don’t affect my public performance. (Sep 2007)
  • 12 Commitments to the American People. (Sep 2007)
  • I have executive experience; I can restore hope to America. (Aug 2007)
  • Apply motto “Live free or die” to our time. (Jun 2007)
  • Optimism returns us to “morning in America”. (May 2007)
  • Considered priesthood; rejected it because of celibacy. (May 2007)
  • Praised RFK in law school newspaper and bashed Goldwater. (May 2007)
  • Former Democrat; endorsed twice by the Liberal Party. (May 2007)
  • Legacy is safer, cleaner, economically viable NYC. (Jan 2007)
  • Favored for presidential nomination in CNN poll of GOP. (Sep 2006)
  • Socially liberal stances: weak in primary; strong in general. (Jul 2006)
  • Considered medicine & priesthood before entering law. (Oct 2002)

    Past Campaigns

  • Founds SolutionsAmerica PAC to help elect strong Republicans. (Dec 2006)
  • Solutions America PAC supports 35 candidates for House. (Dec 2006)
  • PAC supports 19 candidates for Senate; 20 for Governor. (Dec 2006)
  • Bush has the courage of his convictions. (Aug 2004)
  • Under Bush, America will lead rather than follow. (Aug 2004)
  • Endorsed Democrat Mario Cuomo for NY Governor in 1994. (Oct 2002)
  • Dropped out of 2000 Senate race to put his health first. (Oct 2002)
  • This is not the right time for me to run for office. (May 2000)
  • Withdraws from NY Senate race to fight his prostate cancer. (May 2000)
  • Rudy discounts Bush’s impact on Senate race. (Mar 2000)
  • Campaign theme: Transformation of NYC. (Dec 1999)
  • Turned around NYC & made it safe again. (Nov 1999)
  • Love and long term attachment needed to represent NY state. (Apr 1999)
Abe Hirschfeld on Principles & Values
2004 former Builders Party Senate challenger: Click here for Abe Hirschfeld on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sue Kelly on Principles & Values
Republican (until 2007) (District 19): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Sue Kelly on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
John LaFalce on Principles & Values
Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004 (District 29): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John LaFalce on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
David McReynolds on Principles & Values
2004 Green Senate challenger (NY); 2000 Socialist for Pres.: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David McReynolds on other issues.
  • Widen the range of views by including Socialists. (Sep 1999)
  • Socialist Party stands for values beyond consumerism. (Sep 1999)
Howard Mills on Principles & Values
2004 former Republican Senate challenger (NY): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Howard Mills on other issues.
  • Plans to serve a full term. (Oct 2004)
Susan Molinari on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Susan Molinari on other issues.
  • Member of the Republican Leadership Council. (Jan 2001)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Pat Moynihan on Principles & Values
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Pat Moynihan on other issues.
  • 1993 article "Defining Deviancy Down": pattern of decline. (May 2010)
  • Defining deviancy down: once-reprehensible conduct now ok. (Dec 2003)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Fund the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program. (Dec 1997)
Major Owens on Principles & Values
Democrat (until 2007) (District 11): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Major Owens on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Baptist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Bill Paxon on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Paxon on other issues.
  • Member of the Republican Leadership Council. (Jan 2001)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Gerald Solomon on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gerald Solomon on other issues.
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Michael Arcuri on Principles & Values
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Arcuri on other issues.
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2007)
Gary Bernsten on Principles & Values
2010 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for Gary Bernsten on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sherry Boehlert on Principles & Values
Republican/Independence (District 23): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Sherry Boehlert on other issues.
  • #7 on Human Events’ list of Top Ten RINOs. (Dec 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Hillary Clinton on Principles & Values
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY): Click here for 184 full quotes OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • We survive trauma by people showing kindness. (May 2014)
  • I have loved & been loved; all the rest is background music. (May 2014)
  • Life is about making hard choices; so is governing. (May 2014)
  • Appointed by Obama as "team of rivals," like Lincoln. (Jun 2012)
  • 2005 advice to Sen. Obama: avoid limelight & do homework. (Jan 2010)
  • On V.P. prospect: "I've already done that job". (Jan 2010)
  • OpEd: Whitewater's crime was scamming the poor and gullible. (Nov 2009)
  • Lives by Wesleyan credo: Do all the good you can. (Aug 2009)
  • Confidence and optimism enable us to meet our challenges. (Aug 2008)
  • Enthusiastic when Rep. Rangel suggested NY Senate race. (Aug 2008)
  • My own crises are nothing compared to what people often face. (Feb 2008)
  • Democrats much more in step with America than GOP. (Feb 2008)
  • Being the president is much more than being a CEO. (Jan 2008)
  • Focus on foreign policy and revising executive orders. (Dec 2007)
  • Purpose of politics is to gain power and enact programs. (Oct 2007)
  • Owes opportunity for presidency to generations of women. (Aug 2007)
  • Strong identification with Eleanor Roosevelt. (Jul 2007)
  • 1963: called Saul Alinsky “great seducer” of young minds. (Jul 2007)
  • DC home, “Whitehaven”, became center of “Hillaryland”. (Jun 2007)
  • 1974: Studied Nixon’s White House for impeachment committee. (Jun 2007)
  • Despite critics, fervent believer in public service. (Jun 2007)
  • Prefers role as knowledgeable expert to role of visionary. (May 2007)
  • Biggest mistakes: mishandling healthcare; believing in WMDs. (Apr 2007)
  • Comfortable in conservative agricultural settings. (Jan 2007)
  • Chair of powerful Steering and Coordinating Committee. (Feb 2004)
  • Polarize issues and then compromise on best terms possible. (Feb 2004)
  • Alinsky's Rules: focus on tactics & ongoing confrontation. (Feb 2004)
  • Alinsky Thesis: merge alien radicalism with US conditions. (Feb 2004)
  • Not happy with what Bill did, but impeachment isn't answer. (Nov 2003)
  • Bill talked about social change; I embodied it. (Nov 2003)
  • I liked headbands; but First Lady's appearance matters. (Nov 2003)
  • "Saint Hillary" pushes politics of meaning and spirituality. (Nov 2003)
  • Death of her father spurred questioning 'spiritual vacuum'. (Nov 2003)
  • Contract "On" America nationalized the House election. (Nov 2003)
  • Replaced entire staff of White House Travel Office. (Feb 2003)
  • $8M book advance not vetted by Senate ethics panel. (Oct 2001)
  • Claimed no role in Travelgate firings. (Oct 2001)
  • Accused of failing to disclose gifts as First Lady. (Oct 2001)
  • Felt she should have known Foster suicide was coming. (Jun 1999)
  • On Princess Diana: It is hard when press invades your space. (Sep 1997)
  • Empathized with Eleanor Roosevelt: criticized for outspoken. (Aug 1993)
  • First to participate as First Lady in policy decisions. (Aug 1993)
  • 1969: Humanness goes beyond acquisitiveness. (May 1969)

    Bill Clinton

  • 1995: Rumors that she would divorce Bill and run against him. (Jun 2009)
  • Bill’s role includes sounding board; but I make decisions. (Feb 2008)
  • Bill would be her adviser, and represent US around the world. (Feb 2008)
  • Key to Bill & Hillary’s marriage is shared love of politics. (Oct 2007)
  • Hillary and Bill made joint decisions during presidency. (Oct 2007)
  • OpEd: Bill and Hillary together are "force multipliers". (Oct 2007)
  • 1992: I'm not just standing by my man like Tammy Wynette. (Oct 2007)
  • Bill & I started a conversation 36 years ago & never stopped. (Sep 2007)
  • Judge me on my merits, not as Bush-Clinton-Bush-Clinton. (Jul 2007)
  • Endured Monicagate through faith and inward spirituality. (Jul 2007)
  • Secret “20-Year Project” with Bill to revolutionize Dems. (Jun 2007)
  • 1986: Attacked for accepting state fee with Bill as governor. (Jun 2007)
  • 1998: “Conspiracy” infuriated Starr; resonated with public. (Jun 2007)
  • Whitewater deal: the only “stupid dumb thing we ever did”. (Jun 2007)
  • Changed name from Rodham because many were offended. (Jun 2007)
  • 1978: “Name issue” of Rodham raised in Bill’s first race. (Jun 2007)
  • 1980: Synthesized basic principles into “New Dem” concept. (Jun 2007)
  • 1982 campaign: served as Bill’s de facto campaign director. (Jun 2007)
  • Whitewater deal: maybe conflict-of-interest; but not illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • In Arkansas and Washington, subject to unprecedented vitriol. (Jun 2007)
  • 1992: Attacks as radical feminist backfired into sympathy. (Jun 2007)
  • Travelgate: Office WAS sloppy; firings looked like cronyism. (Jun 2007)
  • Like Eleanor Roosevelt, pushed boundaries of First Lady role. (Jun 2007)
  • Replay of “2 for price of 1” has big pluses & big minuses. (May 2007)
  • Proud of Bill Clinton’s record as president. (Feb 2007)
  • Bill and I believe in obligation to give something back. (Nov 2005)
  • Role in Nixon’s impeachment prepared her for Bill’s ordeal. (Feb 2004)
  • OpEd: Hillary & Bill deeply influence all elements of Dems. (Feb 2004)
  • Case for Bill’s impeachment was unjustified constitutionally. (Nov 2003)
  • Monica investigation abused process to undermine presidency. (Nov 2003)
  • Loves Bill despite affairs; not just “Stand By Your Man”. (Nov 2003)
  • 1992: Meant “active partner” with “buy one get one free”. (Nov 2003)
  • Hillaryland meant active & influential First Lady staff. (Nov 2003)
  • Vince Foster’s suicide spurred conspiracy theories galore. (Nov 2003)
  • Appointed to chair AR commissions despite obvious issues. (Jun 2000)
  • “Vast right wing conspiracy”. (Dec 1999)
  • Stands by her man despite “pain in marriage”. (Dec 1999)
  • Hillary’s choice: Co-president or White House wife? (Dec 1999)
  • Never left Bill because they were a team. (Dec 1999)
  • 1992 RNC Convention was hate-fest against Hillary. (Aug 1999)

    Campaign Themes

  • Making hard choices, I listened to both my heart and my head. (May 2014)
  • Listening Tour: gracious in public; but events were staged. (Jun 2009)
  • I have the experience to be commander in chief. (Feb 2008)
  • Words matter, but actions speak louder than words. (Feb 2008)
  • The next president faces a stack of problems on day one. (Jan 2008)
  • Campaigning on the legacy that King stood for. (Jan 2008)
  • Right has no sex and truth has no color. (Jan 2008)
  • Running to continue work I’ve done for 35 years. (Dec 2007)
  • Cultivates grassroots groups & “grass-top” leaders. (Nov 2007)
  • Bring your brooms & vacuum cleaners; we got to clean up DC. (Aug 2007)
  • If you want a winner to take on right wing, I’m your girl. (Aug 2007)
  • I consider myself a modern American progressive. (Jul 2007)
  • Maybe, finally, break that hardest of all glass ceilings. (Jul 2007)
  • The politics of meaning: individuality is part of society. (Jul 2007)
  • New progressive vision for the 21st century. (Jun 2007)
  • A mind conservative and a heart liberal. (Jun 2007)
  • Already made change and will continue to make change. (Jan 2006)
  • Message of candidacy: hardworking experienced collaborator. (Oct 2005)
  • OpEd: Alinsky’s rule: tactics over principles. (Feb 2004)
  • OpEd: Hillary has mastered politics of self victimization. (Feb 2004)
  • New Democrat: individual responsibility and community. (Apr 2000)
  • Make a pact not to give in to cynicism or hate. (Aug 1993)

    Past Elections

  • 2004: Insisted on attending Obama Senate fundraiser. (Jan 2010)
  • Initially seemed inevitable nominee, even among blacks. (Aug 2009)
  • 2007: Portrayed as lobbyist-funded status quo candidate. (Aug 2009)
  • 1998: Unforeseen turning point when Moynihan resigned. (Oct 2007)
  • Stumble of “baking cookies” was moment of authenticity. (Oct 2007)
  • Rove is obsessed with me because I take them on & beat them. (Aug 2007)
  • 2000: campaigned heavily in African-American churches. (Jul 2007)
  • 1996: Enthusiastic crowd at DNC got her “bitten by the bug”. (Jun 2007)
  • Critics call it “extreme makeover” but admit its success. (May 2007)
  • HILLPAC donated to 30 Senate & Governor candidates. (Nov 2006)
  • HILLPAC focus: electing Congressional Democratic majority. (Nov 2006)
  • Fined $35,000 for under-reporting expenses in 2000. (Oct 2006)
  • House of Representatives has been run like a plantation. (Jan 2006)
  • 1979 commodities deal: profit is not evidence of corruption. (Jun 2004)
  • Timing was paramount to the Clintons’ success in ‘92. (Feb 2004)
  • Not vast conspiracy, but well-financed right-wing network. (Feb 2004)
  • Experience and choices as a woman will make me good senator. (Oct 2000)
  • Held both titles, First Lady and Senator, for 3-week overlap. (Jul 2000)
  • National experience & ability to get along will serve NY. (Feb 2000)
  • Hillary’s feminism a liability for Bill’s gubernatorial race. (Aug 1999)
  • 1989 speculation: Hillary would run for Arkansas governor. (Aug 1999)
  • 1990: Considered running for AR Governor instead of Bill. (Nov 1997)

    Personal Background

  • Vietnam converted her from conservative to liberal. (Jun 2012)
  • 1999: Paid $1.7M for personal home in Chappaqua. (Jun 2009)
  • 2007: I'm the most famous person you don't really know. (Dec 2007)
  • Born to a Democratic mother and Republican father. (Dec 2007)
  • An anti-agitator; never sought changing system from outside. (Nov 2007)
  • Mastered public speaking in high school. (Oct 2007)
  • I don't do spontaneity. (Oct 2007)
  • Early character development: standing up to a bully. (Jul 2007)
  • Pre-Wellesley, confident her conservatism wouldn’t change. (Jun 2007)
  • 1969: Entered law school as “vehicle for social change”. (Jun 2007)
  • As Goldwater Girl in 1960s, canvassed Chicago slums. (Jun 2007)
  • Childhood of parsimonious parents; favored equal opportunity. (Jun 2007)
  • Father a rock-ribbed Republican but ran for office as Dem. (Jun 2007)
  • Staff attorney on Watergate/Nixon impeachment investigation. (Jun 2007)
  • Taught at AR Law School using “all business” style. (Jun 2007)
  • Suffers from endometriosis; Chelsea’s conception difficult. (Jun 2007)
  • Family myth: named after Everest’s Sir Edmund Hillary. (May 2007)
  • OpEd: World-class worrier when it came to money. (Jan 2007)
  • 1980s: Earned more at Rose Law than Bill did as Governor. (Jun 2004)
  • My mom could not live my life; father could not imagine it. (Nov 2003)
  • AuH2O: Supported Goldwater on basis of individual rights. (Nov 2003)
  • 1976: Organized Indiana for Carter-Mondale campaign. (Nov 2003)
  • 1980: Bill practiced Lamaze, but Chelsea delivered Caesarian. (Nov 2003)
  • Hillary bred in conservative community. (Aug 1999)
  • Began college career as a conservative. (Aug 1999)
  • 1977: At Rose Law, her strength was one-on-one discussion. (Nov 1997)
  • 1976: Got Rose Law Firm job via Vince Foster. (Nov 1997)
  • Not aggressive, but not intimidated by anyone. (Nov 1997)
  • OpEd: "Politics of meaning" was 1960s student radicalism. (May 1996)
  • 1969: Criticized Senator's speech as lacking relevance. (Aug 1993)

    Religion

  • Have faith in God, in our country, and in each other. (Aug 2008)
  • Faith is not just something to cling to in hard times. (Apr 2008)
  • Faith sustains us in bitter times; faith isn’t bitterness. (Apr 2008)
  • I have always felt the presence of God in my life. (Apr 2008)
  • Favorite Bible story: Purim story of Esther. (Apr 2008)
  • Called by my faith & upbringing to serve others at young age. (Feb 2008)
  • Gives guest church sermon: “What It Means to be a Methodist”. (Oct 2007)
  • I believe in prayer; I’m dependent on my faith. (Aug 2007)
  • Sought pastoral guidance on doubts about capital punishment. (Jul 2007)
  • Dealt with Bill’s infidelity via counseling & Book of Psalms. (Jul 2007)
  • Sincere Christian & lifelong member of religious left. (Jul 2007)
  • Old-fashioned Methodist; reads Book of Resolutions & Bible. (Jul 2007)
  • Tolerating Bill’s foibles echoes mom’s Methodist forgiveness. (Jun 2007)
  • Turned to prayer when father dying, & anytime under duress. (Jun 2007)
  • Has one Jewish step-grandfather. (Oct 2005)
  • Early family life steeped in Methodism. (Feb 2004)
  • Steeped in Methodist tradition of Social Gospel. (Feb 2004)
  • Methodist of straight-laced, moralizing, 19th-century type. (Feb 2003)

    Voting Record

  • FactCheck: Ranked 16th most liberal in Senate. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted with Democratic Party 96.7% of 304 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Reaches out to conservatives but voting record is liberal. (May 2007)
  • Hillary’s paradox: she’s not as liberal as people think. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted NO on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Joe DioGuardi on Principles & Values
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe DioGuardi on other issues.
  • Gillibrand had a 2-year tryout; now give me a 2-year tryout. (Oct 2010)
  • Accused of making deals in a $1.7 billion Ponzi scheme. (Oct 2010)
Michael Forbes on Principles & Values
Republican (retired) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Forbes on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Benjamin Gilman on Principles & Values
Republican (District 20): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Gilman on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Felix Grucci on Principles & Values
Republican (District 1): Click here for Felix Grucci on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Hall on Principles & Values
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Hall on other issues.
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Howie Hawkins on Principles & Values
Green Challenger: Click here for Howie Hawkins on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Amo Houghton on Principles & Values
Republican/Conservative (District 31): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Amo Houghton on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Caroline Kennedy on Principles & Values
Former Democratic candidate (2008): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Caroline Kennedy on other issues.
  • A Patriot's Handbook: compose a narrative of America. (Apr 2005)
  • Flag represents patriotism from jingoism to protest. (Apr 2005)
  • Like Chelsea, protected from childhood public scrutiny. (Nov 2003)
  • Awards "Profiles in Courage" for acting on principle. (Apr 2003)
Randy Kuhl on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (NY-29): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Randy Kuhl on other issues.
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization. (Dec 2007)
Rick Lazio on Principles & Values
Republican/Cons. (District 2): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Rick Lazio on other issues.
  • 2000: Pushed Hillary on "NY Freedom From Soft Money Pact". (Nov 2003)
  • Supported NAFTA & assault weapon ban despite unpopularity. (Oct 2000)
  • Hillary’s a good mom, but it’s about different philosophies. (Oct 2000)
  • Contract with America votes led to surplus and opportunity. (Oct 2000)
  • A majority party senator will be most effective for N.Y. (Oct 2000)
  • NY is a great melting pot of bottom-line people. (Oct 2000)
  • Lazio: Hillary has chutzpah to make guilt by association. (Sep 2000)
  • With Dems on social issues; with GOP on taxes & impeachment. (Jun 2000)
  • Proud of his “mainstream record”. (Jun 2000)
  • Supported Newt Gingrich’s Contract With America. (May 2000)
  • Effective representation comes from community partnership. (May 2000)
  • Politics is philosophy in action. (Aug 1999)
  • Priorities: defense; education; social security; tax relief. (Aug 1999)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Nov 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Eric Massa on Principles & Values
Democrat (until 2010) (District 29): Click here for Eric Massa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
KT McFarland on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for KT McFarland on other issues.
  • Entered Senate race out of post-9-11 feeling of duty. (Mar 2006)
  • Protege of Henry Kissinger & in Pentagon under Reagan. (Mar 2006)
  • Calls herself a moderate Reagan Republican. (Mar 2006)
Mike McMahon on Principles & Values
Democrat (until 2010) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike McMahon on other issues.
  • 2008: Opponent lost due to drunk driving scandal. (Apr 2010)
Michael McNulty on Principles & Values
Democratic/Ind./Cons. Representative (NY-21): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael McNulty on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 75% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Scott Murphy on Principles & Values
Democrat (until 2010) (District 20): Click here for Scott Murphy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marilyn O`Grady on Principles & Values
2004 former Conservative Party challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marilyn O`Grady on other issues.
  • Plans to serve a full term. (Oct 2004)
Jeanine Pirro on Principles & Values
Republican challenger; District Attorney: Click here for Jeanine Pirro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Quinn on Principles & Values
Republican/Ind./Cons. (District 30): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jack Quinn on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Leadership Council. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Thomas Reynolds on Principles & Values
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-26): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Thomas Reynolds on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
John Spencer on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger, previously Mayor of Yonkers: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Spencer on other issues.
  • Hillary’s a fine presidential candidate; I commit to 6 years. (Oct 2006)
  • Clinton’s “plantation” comment: shameful & racially divisive. (Jan 2006)
John Sweeney on Principles & Values
Republican/Conservative (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Sweeney on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
Jay Townsend on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Townsend on other issues.
  • Will debate cardboard cutout of incumbent Schumer. (Oct 2010)
Jim Walsh on Principles & Values
Rep./Ind./Conservative Representative (NY-25): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Walsh on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Principles & Values
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Accused of hiding facts connecting cigarettes and cancer. (Oct 2010)
  • Interned for Republican Sen. Alfonse D'Amato. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2007)
John McHugh on Principles & Values
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-23): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John McHugh on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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