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Scott Walker on Principles & Values
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Walker on other issues.
  • 19 Walker associates involved in "John Doe" scandal. (Jun 2002)

Senate:

WI 2012: 2012 Wisconsin Senate Debates


Tammy Baldwin on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin on other issues.
  • I fight for us; my opponent fights for the big and powerful. (Oct 2012)
  • FactCheck: Only 3 bills out of 105 sponsorships became law. (Sep 2012)
  • 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)
Ron Johnson on Principles & Values
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ron Johnson on other issues.
  • Spent millions of own money to replace liberal Russ Feingold. (Jan 2012)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2010)
Herbert Kohl on Principles & Values
Democratic Sr Senator (WI): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Herbert Kohl on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 96.0% 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)
  • Religious affiliation: Jewish. (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)
  • Profiled in "Jews in American Politics". (Jan 2001)
  • 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)
John Schiess on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for John Schiess on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Sean Duffy on Principles & Values
Republican (District 7): Click here for Sean Duffy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ron Kind on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Lutheran. (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)
Gwen Moore on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (WI-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gwen Moore on other issues.
  • Among "10 poorest House members," as measured by assets. (Sep 2013)
  • 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 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Tom Petri on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (WI-6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Petri on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Lutheran. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 8% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Mark Pocan on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Mark Pocan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Reid Ribble on Principles & Values
Republican (District 8): Click here for Reid Ribble on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Paul Ryan on Principles & Values
Republican nominee for Vice President; U.S. Rep. (WI-1): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Paul Ryan on other issues.
  • Progressives seem to have answers, but can't keep promises. (May 2013)
  • Lives now on same block in Janesville where he grew up. (Aug 2012)
  • Side-by-side issue comparison to Joe Biden. (Aug 2012)
  • I credit Ayn Rand for getting me involved in public service. (Aug 2012)
  • Ayn Rand is thought-provoking, but objectivism is ridiculous. (Aug 2012)
  • Pursue three goals: Freedom; Growth; and Renewal. (Aug 2012)
  • Won Tea Party Express poll based on fiscal conservatism. (Aug 2012)
  • Adhere to principles to avoid squabbles among conservatives. (Apr 2012)
  • Elected at age 28 & immediately focused on budget issues. (Apr 2012)
  • FactCheck: "Progressivists" is intentionally insulting term. (May 2011)
  • Liberals started calling themselves Progressivists. (Sep 2010)
  • Thinker of the "Young Guns" conservative movement. (Sep 2010)
  • America's greatest strengths lie in Americans themselves. (Jul 2009)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
James Sensenbrenner on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (WI-5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for James Sensenbrenner on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 8% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jim Doyle on Principles & Values
Democratic WI Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Doyle on other issues.
  • Priorities: close deficit, improve schools and jobs. (Jan 2003)
Steve Kagen on Principles & Values
Democrat: Click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ron Kind on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (WI-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ron Kind on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Lutheran. (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)
Mark Neumann on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • A conservative believes in faith, family and country. (Apr 2012)
  • Conservatives believe in faith, family and country. (Apr 2012)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Tommy Thompson on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger; previously HHS Secretary: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Tommy Thompson on other issues.
  • Declines debates because opponents "want to shoot at me". (Apr 2012)
  • Bring into administration Dems, Republicans, & independents. (Aug 2007)
  • THIS Thompson is the reliable conservative, not the actor. (Jun 2007)
  • Send Pres. Bush on lecture tour; but not to U.N. (Jun 2007)
  • Bushís & GOPís mistake: we didnít come up with new ideas. (Jun 2007)
  • For strong state governments, not federal power. (Sep 1996)
  • 1966: Beat 16-year incumbent state representative. (Sep 1996)
  • WI tradition of progressive governing to get things done. (Sep 1996)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
Tammy Baldwin on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (WI-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tammy Baldwin on other issues.
  • I fight for us; my opponent fights for the big and powerful. (Oct 2012)
  • FactCheck: Only 3 bills out of 105 sponsorships became law. (Sep 2012)
  • 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)
Tom Barrett on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Barrett on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
Scott McCallum on Principles & Values
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott McCallum on other issues.
  • Member of Midwestern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of Republican Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
Ed Thompson on Principles & Values
Libertarian Challenger 2000: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed Thompson on other issues.
  • You are smart enough to decide your own life. (Jun 2002)
Russ Darrow on Principles & Values
2004 former Republican Challenger: Click here for Russ Darrow on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Gunderson on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Gunderson on other issues.
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Jerry Kleczka on Principles & Values
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jerry Kleczka on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
Scott Klug on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Klug on other issues.
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Tim Michels on Principles & Values
Former Republican Challenger (2006): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Michels on other issues.
  • Michels wins Senate Republican primary. (Sep 2004)
  • Rated C by the Club for Growth, pro-growth but not targeted. (Sep 2004)
Mark Neumann on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Neumann on other issues.
  • A conservative believes in faith, family and country. (Apr 2012)
  • Conservatives believe in faith, family and country. (Apr 2012)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Toby Roth on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Toby Roth on other issues.
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Russell Feingold on Principles & Values
Democratic Jr Senator (WI): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Russell Feingold on other issues.
  • E4 Initiative: economy, employment, energy and education. (Aug 2010)
  • Voted with Democratic Party 91.7% of 326 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Launched presidential PAC, the Progressive Patriots Fund. (Jun 2006)
  • Dems will win majority by taking strong stands. (Jun 2006)
  • Declines congressional pay raise. (May 2006)
  • 1999: Only Dem to vote against dismissing impeaching Clinton. (Feb 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 YES 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)
Mark Green on Principles & Values
Republican (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Green on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
Steve Kagen on Principles & Values
Democrat: Click here for Steve Kagen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Lorge on Principles & Values
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Lorge on other issues.
  • Pro-life, pro-family, pro-business, pro-labor, & pro-America. (Aug 2006)
David Obey on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (WI-7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Obey on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
David Redick on Principles & Values
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Redick on other issues.
  • No religion on coins, in schools, or Pledge of Allegiance. (Jun 2006)
  • No adorning government property with religious icons. (Feb 2006)
Rae Vogeler on Principles & Values
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rae Vogeler on other issues.
  • We must confront our problems; not just more of the same. (Jan 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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