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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Commonwealth of Virginia Politicians: Archives

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    Don Beyer: Politicians have no business interfering in right to choose.
    Ed Gillespie: Opposes abortion.
    Ed Gillespie: I never supported a Personhood amendment.
    Ed Gillespie: Sell contraceptives over-the-counter to avoid Hobby Lobby.
    George Allen: Define that life begins at conception, but contraception ok.
    Ken Cuccinelli: I believe life begins at conception.
    Ken Cuccinelli: No new abortion restrictions as governor.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Human life begins at conception.
    Robert Sarvis: Supports embryonic stem cell research.
    Robert Sarvis: Early term abortions ok, but parental consent for minors.
    Scott Taylor: A pro-life Christian.
    Terry McAuliffe: Supports abortion rights.
    Tim Kaine: If life begins at conception, we must outlaw contraception.
    Ralph Northam: Led fight against transvaginal ultrasound requirement.
    Ralph Northam: Stop the Republican war on women.
    Corey Stewart: No exceptions for rape, incest, or maternal life.
    Tim Kaine: Planned Parenthood funding is critical part of safety net.
    Corey Stewart: 100% pro-life.
    Ralph Northam: End laws restricting woman's right to direct her health care.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Remove politically motivated restrictions on abortion.
    Jennifer McClellan: Led fight for Reproductive Health Protection Act.
    Kirk Cox: Led fight against late term abortion legislation.
    Terry McAuliffe: Permanently codify protections of Roe v. Wade.
    Glenn Youngkin: 15 week limit: Virginians want fewer abortions, not more.
    ACLU: Fetal rights don't override a woman's privacy right.
    Daniel Gade: Against funding for Planned Parenthood in CARES Act.
    Ralph Northam: Protect women's reproductive rights.
    Jennifer McClellan: Fight to protect, strengthen reproductive health continues.
    Glenn Youngkin: Court lets each state make its own decision on abortion.
    Glenn Youngkin: Virginians elected a pro-life governor; I've been very clear.
    Amanda Chase: Fetal rights apply in born-alive abortions.
    Heritage Foundation: Fetal rights apply in born-alive abortions.
    Nick Freitas: Fetal rights apply in born-alive abortions.
    Jennifer Wexton: Women's access to reproductive and contraceptive services.
    Corey Stewart: Abortion is a woman's unrestricted righ.
    Amanda Chase: How can any human being in good conscience kill a baby?
    Terry McAuliffe: Vetoed anti-abortion laws; honored by Virginia NARAL.
    Scott Taylor: Opposes taxpayer funding, but says women have choice.
    Tom Perriello: Backs pro-choice groups.
    Nick Freitas: Blames abortion industry for broken homes & criminal society.
    Glenn Youngkin: Protect the life of every Virginia child born and unborn.
    Glenn Youngkin: My religion teaches me protect life before and after.
    Daniel Gade: Unborn child has a fundamental right to live.
    Glenn Youngkin: Plans to limit his comments about abortion.
Budget & Economy
    George Allen: Stimulus spending failed to create promised jobs.
    George Allen: FactCheck: Vvoted against the Alaskan Bridge to Nowhere.
    Jamie Radtke: If we do not deal with spending, nothing else matters.
    Jamie Radtke: Focus on cutting spending; Allen voted to spend trillions.
    Jamie Radtke: Congress should have reformed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
    Jamie Radtke: We need someone who is going to focus on cutting spending.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Free enterprise is key to national prosperity.
    Mark Warner: Sequester was stupidest way to cut; shutdown cost even more.
    Robert Sarvis: Free enterprise is key to national prosperity.
    Tim Kaine: I cut state spending $5B while investing in infrastructure.
    Tim Kaine: Tea Party's reckless economic policies create uncertainty.
    Donald McEachin: Seek job-creating investments in infrastructure & families.
    Scott Taylor: Increase opportunities for all Americans via job retraining.
    Ralph Northam: Cut spending by $4.6 billion to keep our budget balanced.
    Corey Stewart: Opposes federal spending as economic stimulus.
    Nick Freitas: Budgets must come from a place of transparency and frugality.
    Ralph Northam: Built up financial reserves six times to $1.9 billion.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Expand tax credit to spur investment in new products.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Proposed state funding for job training.
    Terry McAuliffe: Targeted investments partnering with schools, businesses.
    Terry McAuliffe: Provide small businesses access to capital.
    Pete Snyder: Formed private fund for forgivable loans during pandemic.
    Mark Herring: Supports law barring creditors from seizing stimulus checks.
    Corey Stewart: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Increase unemployment benefits to mirror nearby states.
    Jennifer McClellan: Extend time for people to pay mortgage & avoid foreclosure.
    Kirk Cox: Use surplus to send out tax rebates to help families.
    George Allen: No future debt-limit increases until spending is restrained.
    Lee Carter: Put economic power into the hands of working people.
    Jennifer McClellan: Food Access Investment grants will reduce food disparities.
Civil Rights
    Bob Marshall: Blocked gay judge's nomination.
    Daniel Gade: Racism is an internal belief, not a domestic threat.
    Don Beyer: Support the Paycheck Fairness Act: equal pay for women.
    Don Beyer: Full GLBT equality; repeal DOMA; support ENDA.
    Ed Gillespie: Marriage is the legal union of one man and one woman.
    Ed Gillespie: Increase share of African-American vote in midterm elections.
    Ed Gillespie: Maintain state same-sex marriage ban, but leave it to states.
    George Allen: Gay judges ok; activist judges not ok.
    Justin Fairfax: Wrong to honor Robert E Lee in VA state senate.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Traditional marriage ought to be protected.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Homosexuality is against nature and harmful to society.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Mark Warner: Switched to supporting same-sex marriage in 2013.
    Ralph Northam: Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.
    Robert Sarvis: Supports gay marriage.
    Robert Sarvis: Opposes affirmative action.
    Robert Sarvis: Libertarian platform: allow same-sex couples to marry.
    Robert Sarvis: Government has authority to redefine marriage.
    Terry McAuliffe: Supports marriage equality for gays.
    Tim Kaine: GOP agenda on gay marriage is divisive social legislation.
    Tim Kaine: No discrimination against nominating gay judges.
    Donald McEachin: Champion anti-discrimination for women & minorities.
    Ralph Northam: Tie-breaking vote against gay workplace discrimination.
    Corey Stewart: Stop brainwashing school children with the Homosexual Agenda.
    Tim Kaine: We're still fighting for full LGBT equality.
    Ralph Northam: Look harder for diverse candidates for leadership roles.
    Daniel Gade: Right to live in accordance with our religious principles.
    Ralph Northam: Remove discriminatory language from Virginia laws.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Increase state buying from women/minority owned businesses.
    Jennifer McClellan: Led fight to get Virginia to ratify Equal Rights Amendment.
    Jennifer McClellan: Led on Virginia Values Act, banning LGBTQ discrimination.
    Kirk Cox: Enacted a zero-tolerance policy on sexual harassment.
    Terry McAuliffe: Vetoed multiple bills shielding discriminating groups.
    Terry McAuliffe: Tackle inequities by lifting up every Black Virginian.
    Ben Cline: Require absentee ballot applicants to provide photo ID.
    Creigh Deeds: Against requiring photo ID for absentee ballots.
    Donald McEachin: Against requiring photo ID for absentee ballots.
    Scott Taylor: Require absentee ballot applicants to provide photo ID.
    Terry McAuliffe: Veto requiring photo ID for absentee ballots.
    Tom Garrett: Require absentee ballot applicants to provide photo ID.
    Jennifer McClellan: Against requiring photo ID for absentee ballots.
    Kirk Cox: Voted against banning LGBTQ panic defense.
    Daniel Gade: Don't force churches to accommodate transgender people.
    Corey Stewart: Protect Confederate monuments.
    Tim Kaine: Redefine VA as rainbow coalition instead of Unite the Right.
    Amanda Chase: Removal of Confederate icons is destroying white history.
    Corey Stewart: Strongly supports traditional marriage.
    Corey Stewart: 2017: praised Virginia decision to secede during Civil War.
    Daniel Gade: 2011: Against women in combat; 2017: Allow in whatever role.
    Mark Herring: Roll back efforts to take away voting rights.
    Glenn Youngkin: Personally against gay marriage but would support the law.
    Ed Gillespie: OpEd: Lobbied for company that paid women 39% less than men.
    Scott Taylor: Opposes transgender ban in military.
    Tom Perriello: Embraces same-sex marriage.
    Amanda Chase: Called homosexuality "sexual dysphoria".
    Amanda Chase: Transgender people are confused about which bathroom to use.
    Amanda Chase: Concerned the ERA treats women identically to men.
    Amanda Chase: I believe in equal treatment and not special treatment.
    Jennifer McClellan: Racial justice is about more than criminal justice reform.
    Mark Herring: Governor should resign after wearing blackface, but not me.
    Ralph Northam: Outed for blackface photo in 1984 medical school yearbook.
    Mark Herring: Roll back institutionalizing discrimination in our laws.
    Ralph Northam: Backs marriage rights for same-sex couples.
    Corey Stewart: Transgenderism is despicable.
    Corey Stewart: Unfair to condemn only white nationalists.
    Don Beyer: Close corporate tax loopholes.
    Ed Gillespie: Lobbied to restrict class action lawsuits on corporate fraud.
    George Allen: Focus on small business and job creation.
    George Allen: Encourage corporations to repatriate their foreign earnings.
    Robert Sarvis: End ALL government subsidies of specific industries.
    Terry McAuliffe: Made 267 economic development deals, with $5.58B in capital.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Require banks to direct more funds to small businesses.
    Pete Snyder: Wall Street, big government rig system to protect profits.
    Daniel Gade: Stop insider trading by requiring blind trusts for Congress.
    Daniel Gade: Markets free of government interference are growth engines.
    Nick Freitas: Lower corporate taxes will trickle down to workers.
    Nick Freitas: Will fight for tax reform that limits red tape on business.
    Bob McDonnell: Tough statutes and sentences; but also re-entry programs.
    Bob McDonnell: Tough punishment and no parole works.
    Robert Sarvis: Reverse the militarization of law-enforcement tactics.
    Robert Sarvis: Capital punishment should be legal but rare.
    Terry McAuliffe: Restore voting rights to former offenders.
    Terry McAuliffe: Second chance for youthful offenders.
    Tom Perriello: Replace school-to-prison pipeline with school-to-workforce.
    Tim Kaine: Don't re-traumatize sex crime victims during investigation.
    Donald McEachin: Correct outdated discriminatory over-incarceration policies.
    Terry McAuliffe: Lowest adult recidivism rate in America.
    Ralph Northam: Raise threshold for felony larceny; 2nd chance after mistake.
    Ralph Northam: Release unthreatening older or terminally offenders.
    Mark Herring: More resources for public safety and law enforcement.
    Ralph Northam: It's time to end the death penalty in Virginia.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Prohibit police using chokeholds; address bail reform.
    Jennifer McClellan: System focuses on punishment rather than rehabilitation.
    Kirk Cox: Invest $50 million for law enforcement salaries.
    Terry McAuliffe: Shift from military-style equipment to support services.
    Glenn Youngkin: Return respect to those who wear the uniform.
    Glenn Youngkin: Tougher penalties for those who commit crimes with guns.
    Bob McDonnell: Allow use of drones for law enforcement.
    Daniel Gade: For police oversight, criminal justice reform.
    Mark Warner: Co-sponsored Justice in Policing Act.
    Tim Kaine: Systemic racial inequities in the criminal justice system.
    Terry McAuliffe: Grant 200,000 convicted felons the right to vote.
    Pete Snyder: During mob violence, governor focused on criminal rights.
    Corey Stewart: Stricter punishment for violent crimes.
    Amanda Chase: We've never fully funded our law enforcement.
    Lee Carter: Rethink what policing means, reduce size of police.
    Terry McAuliffe: I'd like to see every police officer have a body camera.
    Terry McAuliffe: We have racist criminal justice system.
    Mark Herring: Reform cash bail; more diversity in judiciary.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Reform our broken criminal justice system; ban chokeholds.
    Glenn Youngkin: Rejects "defund the police"; for qualified immunity.
    Amanda Chase: Capital crime for murder of law enforcement officers.
    Creigh Deeds: Capital crime for murder of law enforcement officers.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Capital crime for murder of law enforcement officers.
    Jennifer McClellan: Capital crime for murder of law enforcement officers.
    Nick Freitas: Capital crime for murder of law enforcement officers.
    Ralph Northam: Capital crime for murder of law enforcement officers.
    Bob McDonnell: Tough sentences for dealers; but new drug courts too.
    Ed Gillespie: Opposes decriminalization, but align penalty to pot offense.
    Ralph Northam: Be open-minded about medicinal plants like marijuana.
    Ralph Northam: Blacks are twice as likely to be arrested for pot possession.
    Ralph Northam: Think innovatively about treating pain, to avoid opioids.
    Ralph Northam: Make marijuana possession a civil penalty only.
    Robert Sarvis: Legalize marijuana & decriminalize harder drugs.
    Robert Sarvis: Libertarian platform: Legalize marijuana.
    Tom Garrett: Decriminalize pot at the federal level.
    Tom Perriello: Lead the fight to take on our backwards marijuana laws.
    Tom Perriello: Has spoken favorably towards marijuana decriminalization.
    Terry McAuliffe: Second chance at citizenship for recovering addicts.
    Corey Stewart: Decriminalize marijuana but don't legalize.
    Tim Kaine: Decriminalize marijuana federally; respect states' rights.
    Mark Herring: Crack down on dealers & traffickers who profit off addiction.
    Ralph Northam: Time to join 16 others states, make marijuana legal.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Introduced legislation to legalize marijuana.
    Glenn Youngkin: Make sale of deadly drugs a felony homicide.
    Mark Herring: Cannabis reform: decriminalization marijuana possession.
    Nick Freitas: Environmentally-friendly hemp could be a money maker crop.
    Justin Fairfax: Supports legalization, expunging non-violent convictions.
    Glenn Youngkin: Legalization a problem, never met user who was successful.
    Ben Cline: Medicinal marijuana is better alternative to opioids.
    Nick Freitas: Treatment for drug addicts and more rehab centers.
    Ralph Northam: Drug problems are not confined to youth and minorities.
    Jennifer McClellan: Marijuana legalization coming, end prohibition and penalties.
    Ralph Northam: We spend $67 million a year enforcing our marijuana laws.
    Mark Herring: Marijuana criminalization doesn't work; expunge records.
    Corey Stewart: Marijuana decriminalization but not legalization.
    Bob McDonnell: Zero tolerance policy for failing schools.
    Bob McDonnell: Top Jobs for the 21st Century: STEM-H degrees.
    Don Beyer: Department of Education makes colleges stronger.
    Ed Gillespie: We spend $12 on safe sex ed for every $1 on abstinence.
    George Allen: Lower student loan rates; freeze tuition rates.
    Jamie Radtke: Feds should not be in the student loan business.
    Jamie Radtke: Would vote against No Child Left Behind as too expensive.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Teach intelligent design in schools.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Free market competition for education dollars.
    Mark Warner: Involve whole communities in schools.
    Ralph Northam: More tuition assistance; protect consumers on student loans.
    Ralph Northam: Borrower's Bill of Rights to manage student debt.
    Ralph Northam: Pay raise for teachers, to retain the best and brightest.
    Robert Sarvis: Bad schools persist because politicians are in charge.
    Robert Sarvis: Supports vouchers, tax credit, charters, & parental triggers.
    Robert Sarvis: Free market competition for education dollars.
    Terry McAuliffe: Don't wait until kindergarten to prepare for success.
    Terry McAuliffe: Borrower's Bill of Rights to manage student debt.
    Tim Kaine: More student loan interest cuts; more tuition assistance.
    Tim Kaine: FactCheck: Cut college funding & led to 30% tuition increase.
    Daniel Gade: Full school choice proponent.
    Tim Kaine: We raised teacher pay & required regular teacher evaluations.
    Tim Kaine: Include private & church schools in kindergarten & pre-K.
    Donald McEachin: Universal access to pre-K; invest in our public schools.
    Donald McEachin: Graduate debt-free from public college.
    Scott Taylor: Heavy federal footprint stifles local education reform.
    Ralph Northam: Federal grant to create 3,000 pre-K education spots.
    Ed Gillespie: Expand the education tax credit.
    Ralph Northam: Restore and increase funding for K-12 education.
    Corey Stewart: Give parents as many choices as possible, including vouchers.
    Tim Kaine: Allow Pell Grants to cover short-term training.
    Tim Kaine: Fight efforts to divert public funding to private schools.
    Nick Freitas: Wants Common Core out of the educational system.
    Corey Stewart: Give parents many choices.
    Amanda Chase: Believes in school choice and options for parents.
    Ralph Northam: $95 million for early childhood education for at-risk kids.
    Ralph Northam: Financial aid: Get skilled, get a job, give back.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Restructure funding formulas so schools get what they need.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Recruit more teachers of color.
    Jennifer McClellan: Invest in early childhood educators: compensation, training.
    Jennifer McClellan: Led the fight to fully fund Virginia public schools.
    Kirk Cox: Froze college tuition for first time since age of disco.
    Pete Snyder: COVID: Open schools, allow students sports and spectators.
    Daniel Gade: Student loan forgiveness is immoral transfer of risk.
    Glenn Youngkin: We will teach all of our history: the good and the bad.
    Glenn Youngkin: Parents should have a say in what is taught in school.
    Glenn Youngkin: We must provide choice within the public school system.
    Daniel Gade: Student debt payoff is tax on poor in favor of privileged.
    Ralph Northam: Invest in early childhood education.
    Mark Warner: Limit student loan payments based on income.
    Glenn Youngkin: We shouldn't play privilege bingo with children.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Expand early childhood education to lower age brackets.
    Glenn Youngkin: Unfair for biological boys to play sports with girls.
    Rob Wittman: My wife teaches; so I know what's working.
    Jennifer Wexton: Every child deserves a world-class public education.
    Corey Stewart: Vouchers for school choice.
    Tim Kaine: Expand need-based financial aid & Tuition Assistance Grants.
    Glenn Youngkin: We've got to get critical race theory out of the schools.
    Terry McAuliffe: $2 billion to boost teacher pay, expand internet access.
    Terry McAuliffe: Address school segregation; expand pre-school availability.
    Kirk Cox: Put together a comprehensive plan to reopen schools.
    Mark Herring: Double Loudoun County's share of state education funding.
    Mark Herring: Protect Virginia's Tuition Assistance Grant Program.
    Terry McAuliffe: Wants more diversity among teachers, provide scholarships.
    Justin Fairfax: Proposes $30 billion plan to rebuild state's aging schools.
    Ralph Northam: $30 billion to rebuild, reimagine all K-12 schools in state.
Energy & Oil
    Bob McDonnell: Replace gas tax with sales and use tax.
    Don Beyer: Reduce carbon emissions with tax on carbon pollution.
    Ed Gillespie: Democrats' energy policy is an attack on our quality of life.
    Ed Gillespie: Sea levels are rising, but it's debatable what causes it.
    Frank Wagner: Enable more utility-based solar power & renewable projects.
    George Allen: We are blessed to be #1 in energy resources: so use them.
    George Allen: Energy independence instead of cap-and-trade.
    George Allen: Use the blessings of our plentiful American energy.
    George Allen: If you use electricity, you should vote for me.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Opposes tailpipe emission rules for CO2 reductions.
    Mark Warner: All-of-the-above approach, including pro-coal.
    Robert Sarvis: Humans cause climate change, but don't regulate CO2.
    Terry McAuliffe: 2012: Started GreenTech electric car company & soon resigned.
    Terry McAuliffe: Co-founded GreenTech electric car company, in Mississippi.
    Terry McAuliffe: Diversify our fuel mix with zero-carbon emitting sources.
    Terry McAuliffe: Signed 11 bills to promote solar & renewable energy.
    Tim Kaine: We are producing more energy than ever; find alternatives.
    Tim Kaine: Cut subsidies to big oil companies.
    Tim Kaine: Key to success is availability of reliable, low-cost power.
    Donald McEachin: Reduce carbon emissions to mitigate climate change.
    Ralph Northam: Restrict offshore oil and gas drilling off Virginia coast.
    Corey Stewart: Theory of man-made climate change is a hoax.
    Tim Kaine: Climate change imperils our planet's future.
    Ralph Northam: Create clean energy jobs in rural communities.
    Ralph Northam: Make Virginia 100% carbon free by 2050.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Tax credit for commercial buildings that go green.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Expand training for workers interested in solar careers.
    Jennifer McClellan: Ensure environmental justice policies underlie decisions.
    Jennifer McClellan: Worked to pass the Virginia Clean Economy Act.
    Terry McAuliffe: Facilitate development of new clean energy technologies.
    Terry McAuliffe: Facilitate development of new clean energy technologies.
    Glenn Youngkin: Let's set realistic carbon reduction goals every five years.
    Daniel Gade: Energy production mix: renewables, nuclear, fossil fuels.
    Glenn Youngkin: Energy plan is all of the above, not just renewables.
    Jennifer McClellan: Supported Virginia Clean Economy Act; promote efficiency.
    Terry McAuliffe: Cap carbon emissions from Virginia's electric utilities.
    Scott Taylor: Climate change happening, but not sure how much is manmade.
    Glenn Youngkin: Shift from fossil fuels will increase electric bills.
    Glenn Youngkin: Climate change challenging, but doesn't know what causes it.
    Corey Stewart: No greenhouse gas regulation; no renewables support.
    Corey Stewart: Climate accord regulations are nonsensical.
    Bob McDonnell: $5 million for open space land conservation.
    Don Beyer: Humane treatment of animals is element of civilized society.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Kill rats around Occupy DC camps; don't move them to VA.
    Ken Cuccinelli: EPA should stand for "the Employment Prevention Agency".
    Robert Sarvis: No open space funding, but environmental harm regulations ok.
    Tim Kaine: Historic investments in water quality & open space.
    Donald McEachin: Address public health threats from pollution & toxins.
    Scott Taylor: Environmental laws ignore the sovereignty of the states.
    Corey Stewart: Excess environmental regulation costs jobs.
    Tim Kaine: Extreme concern over cuts to EPA.
    Ralph Northam: Modernize regulations; strengthen enforcement.
    Daniel Gade: A huge fan of deregulation as much as possible.
    Corey Stewart: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
    Amanda Chase: States closer than Feds, can address issues more carefully.
    Tim Kaine: Invest in ongoing work to clean up rivers & Chesapeake Bay.
    Ed Gillespie: OpEd: Lobbied for company that received 50 EPA warnings.
Families & Children
    Terry McAuliffe: Children's Cabinet, and Council on Childhood Success.
    Terry McAuliffe: Allow same-sex couples to adopt.
    Nick Freitas: Families start before birth and everyone has worth.
    Tim Kaine: Prevent childhood obesity by improving health education.
    Mark Herring: Innovative tech to protect children & catch perpetrators.
    Ralph Northam: Fund doula services for pregnant women.
    Jennifer McClellan: Fought to establish paid family and medical leave.
    Tim Kaine: 2005: "conservative on family;" oppose same-sex marriage.
    Mark Herring: Strengthen penalties for acts of domestic violence.
Foreign Policy
    Don Beyer: Served as Ambassador to Switzerland and in Dept. of Commerce.
    Don Beyer: Outlook of engagement toward the world.
    Don Beyer: Oppose any UN declaration of Palestinian statehood.
    Don Beyer: As Swiss Ambassador, negotiated release of Iranian hostages.
    George Allen: End foreign aid to Egypt until they join War on Terror.
    Robert Sarvis: Libertarians want less intervention in foreign policy.
    Corey Stewart: America First: defeat political correctness.
    Corey Stewart: Support American Exceptionalism.
Free Trade
    Bob McDonnell: Compete more vigorously to attract jobs from abroad.
    Bob McDonnell: Trade missions worked in London, Shanghai, and Mumbai.
    Ed Gillespie: Opposes the Export-Import Bank.
    Ed Gillespie: Lobbied to remove tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber.
    Mark Warner: Renew Export-Import Bank to support U.S. businesses globally.
    Terry McAuliffe: Travel the globe selling VA agricultural & forestry products.
    Terry McAuliffe: Rebuild shipping container gateway at Port of Virginia.
    Tim Kaine: Virginia began as an experiment in global trade.
    Tim Kaine: Engage with people from other countries in global commerce.
    Scott Taylor: Manufacturing towns impacted by America's trade deals.
    Corey Stewart: Trump's Chinese tariffs are right on.
    Tim Kaine: Trump's Chinese tariffs are killing jobs.
    Daniel Gade: Promote free market taxation, regulation, & unfettered trade.
    Glenn Youngkin: Prohibit Chinese Communist tech & purchases of farmland.
    Corey Stewart: Free trade only if the US is being treated fairly.
    Glenn Youngkin: Supported Trump's trade battles with China.
Government Reform
    Ed Gillespie: Paid $27M in lobbying fees in early 2000s.
    Don Beyer: 18-year term limits for Supreme Court justices.
    George Allen: Judges shouldn't invent law or impose their political views.
    George Allen: Sexual orientation not a factor in judges' qualifications.
    Jamie Radtke: Line-item veto to get rid of earmark spending.
    Jamie Radtke: No more blank checks for Congress.
    Jamie Radtke: FactCheck: Yes, George Allen voted for 52,000 earmarks.
    Jamie Radtke: Country's biggest problem is activist judges.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Photo ID for voting.
    Ralph Northam: Make absentee voting easier.
    Ralph Northam: Finally allow no-excuse absentee voting.
    Robert Sarvis: No limit on campaign contributions; limit government instead.
    Nick Freitas: Use originalism to faithfully interpret Constitutional text.
    Terry McAuliffe: $100 cap on gifts to public officials & families.
    Terry McAuliffe: Make absentee voting easier.
    Donald McEachin: Automatic voter registration to expand the right to vote.
    Terry McAuliffe: Photo ID law made it significantly harder to vote.
    Corey Stewart: Opposes regulation of campaign donations.
    Tim Kaine: Expand early voting & general ballot access.
    Tim Kaine: Reverse Citizens United; it erodes democracy.
    Ralph Northam: End unnecessary restrictions: no-excuse absentee ballots.
    Amanda Chase: Champion of small, limited government.
    Daniel Gade: Government overreach is tyranny.
    Daniel Gade: Make Congress members put investments in blind trust.
    Ralph Northam: We need to make it easier to vote, not harder.
    Ralph Northam: $12 million into natural resources agencies.
    Ralph Northam: Amend constitution so that ex-cons can vote automatically.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Limit state political contributions to federal limits.
    Amanda Chase: Introduced term limits to stop career politicians.
    Pete Snyder: For photo ID at polls; witnesses for absentee ballots.
    Daniel Gade: For REINS Act: Congress must approve agency regulations.
    Pete Snyder: Against on-again-off-again regulations on small business.
    Jennifer McClellan: Led successful fight to restore voting rights in Virginia.
    Amanda Chase: Disallow no-excuse absentee voting for all elections.
    Creigh Deeds: Allow no-excuse absentee voting for all elections.
    Jennifer McClellan: Allow no-excuse absentee voting for all elections.
    Lee Carter: Allow no-excuse absentee voting for all elections.
    Nick Freitas: Allow no-excuse absentee voting for all elections.
    Ralph Northam: Allow no-excuse absentee voting for all elections.
    Jen Kiggans: Disallow no-excuse absentee voting for all elections.
    Kirk Cox: Wants to cut regulations across the board at state agencies.
    Terry McAuliffe: Grant voting rights to 200,000 released convicted felons.
    Glenn Youngkin: Streamline or cut small business operational requirements.
    Amanda Chase: Admits no proof of her claim of overvoting in Virginia.
    Ralph Northam: Nonpartisan redistricting so voters, not pols, pick reps.
    Daniel Gade: Pledges to support Congressional term limits.
    Lee Carter: Little to no oversight by legislature over executive branch.
    Corey Stewart: Don't regulate corporate & union campaign contributions.
    Jennifer McClellan: Worked to create Virginia Voting Rights Act.
    Justin Fairfax: Opponents accepted "false" accusation, no due process.
    Amanda Chase: If Trump not made president, declare martial law.
    Amanda Chase: Prefers gubernatorial primary to nominating convention.
Gun Control
    Don Beyer: Close gun show loophole; ban high capacity magazines.
    Ed Gillespie: Fight UN gun ban treaty, & fight bans on guns or ammunition.
    George Allen: Endorsed by NRA for record of defending Second Amendment.
    George Allen: Instant criminal records check on all gun purchases.
    Jamie Radtke: Second Amendment avoids infringement on civil liberties.
    Jamie Radtke: Oppose the Clinton-Feinstein gun ban.
    Justin Fairfax: Spoke for strong gun control after Virginia Beach shooting.
    Mark Warner: Restrict but don't ban high-capacity magazines.
    Ralph Northam: Supports universal background checks.
    Ralph Northam: More deaths due to guns than car accidents: so let's act.
    Robert Sarvis: Gun-control measures fail to reduce violent crime.
    Nick Freitas: Unapologetic firm supporter of 2nd Amendment rights.
    Amanda Chase: Keep kids safe with armed police at each school.
    Terry McAuliffe: Restore the one handgun a month law.
    Terry McAuliffe: Supports universal background checks.
    Tim Kaine: Instant background checks including mental health database.
    Donald McEachin: Reduce gun violence with universal background checks.
    Scott Taylor: Second Amendment is about individual right to bear arms.
    Terry McAuliffe: Keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers.
    Corey Stewart: Gave away a semi-automatic rifle in campaign raffle.
    Tim Kaine: Ban assault weapons, high-capacity ammo, & bump stocks.
    Ralph Northam: Start with universal background checks.
    Corey Stewart: Make it easier to carry concealed guns.
    Daniel Gade: Right to protect ourselves by keeping and bearing arms.
    Ralph Northam: Common sense gun laws do not violate Second Amendment.
    Jennifer McClellan: For universal background checks, red flag laws.
    Kirk Cox: Second Amendment is a foundational God-given right.
    Terry McAuliffe: Fight for common sense solutions to preventing gun violence.
    Pete Snyder: Our 2nd Amendment right is sacred.
    Jennifer Wexton: Ban bump stocks; close the gun show loophole.
    Corey Stewart: Absolute right to gun ownership.
    Glenn Youngkin: Trump: Glenn is pro-Second Amendment & pro-America.
    Mark Warner: Support assault weapons ban plus background checks.
    Amanda Chase: Running for governor to uphold right to carry arms.
    Amanda Chase: I don't leave my house without carrying a firearm, ever.
    Jennifer McClellan: Opposed allowing concealed carry permits from other states.
    Terry McAuliffe: Got stiffer gun laws against domestic violence offenders.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Got impactful, commonsense gun safety legislation passed.
    Creigh Deeds: Postpone ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.
    Ralph Northam: Ban assault-style weapons and high-capacity magazines.
    Terry McAuliffe: Promises to ban assault rifles and high-capacity magazines.
    Glenn Youngkin: Against red flag laws, universal background checks.
    Daniel Gade: For concealed carry reciprocity: permit good nationwide.
    Glenn Youngkin: Lifetime NRA member, will push back against gun laws.
    Ben Cline: Bar sharing handgun info with states without reciprocity.
    Creigh Deeds: Share handgun info with Maryland despite no reciprocity.
    Donald McEachin: Share handgun info with Maryland despite no reciprocity.
    Scott Taylor: Bar sharing handgun info with states without reciprocity.
    Terry McAuliffe: Veto restrictions on sharing handgun info with Maryland.
    Tom Garrett: Bar sharing handgun info with states without reciprocity.
    Jennifer McClellan: Share handgun info with Maryland despite no reciprocity.
Health Care
    Bob McDonnell: ObamaCare is expensive, bureaucratic, and inflexible.
    Don Beyer: Support & improve ObamaCare.
    Ed Gillespie: Benefits from GOP resistance to the new health law.
    Ed Gillespie: Ebola: Impose a flight ban from West Africa.
    Frank Wagner: Expand Medicaid as long as federal share stays overs 90%.
    George Allen: I want to be the deciding vote to repeal ObamaCare.
    George Allen: ObamaCare hurts seniors by taking $700B from Medicare.
    Jamie Radtke: Repeal Obama's health care overhaul.
    Justin Fairfax: VA should have expanded Medicaid for 400,000 people.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Challenged & won on Constitutionality of ObamaCare's mandate.
    Ken Cuccinelli: ObamaCare has 6 years of costs vs. 10 years of tax revenue.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Opposes ObamaCare and opposes delaying its implementation.
    Mark Warner: Answer seniors' questions with "Senior Navigator".
    Mark Warner: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
    Mark Warner: Ebola: screen passengers on flights from West Africa.
    Robert Sarvis: Focus on catastrophic insurance & cash subsidies.
    Terry McAuliffe: Supports ObamaCare's expanding the state's Medicaid program.
    Tim Kaine: Inaction was not a solution for healthcare.
    Tim Kaine: Let Medicare negotiate rates for prescription drug prices.
    Tim Kaine: 1 million Virginians do not have health insurance.
    Tim Kaine: Mental health system is chronically under-funded.
    Donald McEachin: Affordable health care should be considered a human right.
    Scott Taylor: It's not complicated--ObamaCare should be repealed.
    Ralph Northam: Proud voice in favor of Medicaid expansion.
    Corey Stewart: ObamaCare has failed; Medicaid expansion is major disaster.
    Tim Kaine: Praised Virginia's Medicaid expansion.
    Ralph Northam: When people are healthy, they contribute to our economy.
    Amanda Chase: Allow insurance across state lines; no surprise billing.
    Jennifer McClellan: Helped expand Medicaid coverage to over 400,000 Virginians.
    Kirk Cox: Raised over $2 million for breast cancer awareness.
    Terry McAuliffe: Bring PPE & pharmaceutical manufacturing to Virginia.
    Glenn Youngkin: $230M to build strong, stable behavioral health safety net.
    Mark Herring: No more political games with preexisting conditions.
    Ralph Northam: Expand access to Medicaid for 400,000 of our citizens.
    Pete Snyder: Medicaid expansion bad for taxpayers, those pushed into it.
    Jack Ciattarelli: OpEd: Youngkin opposed to ACA and expanding access.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Lower prescription costs; stop pharma price gouging.
    Corey Stewart: Full repeal of ObamaCare.
    Nick Freitas: Wants all government restrictions taken out of health care.
    Ralph Northam: Expand Medicare, address racial disparities of pandemic.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Ensure doulas are covered by Medicaid.
    Jennifer Wexton: Expanded Medicaid to 300,000 Virginians in the coverage gap.
    Corey Stewart: Oppose ObamaCare.
    Amanda Chase: Has fought against Medicaid expansion in Virginia.
    Ralph Northam: No family should be one illness away from financial demise.
    Glenn Youngkin: A "sad thing" that Medicaid was expanded under Obamacare.
    Justin Fairfax: COVID: urged bold and swift actions in response to pandemic.
    Justin Fairfax: Cast tiebreaking vote for Medicaid expansion.
    Daniel Gade: Let people buy and sell health insurance across state lines.
    Amanda Chase: Remove age cap on insurance coverage for autism.
    Creigh Deeds: Remove age cap on insurance coverage for autism.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Remove age cap on insurance coverage for autism.
    Nick Freitas: Don't remove age cap on insurance coverage for autism.
    Ralph Northam: Remove age cap on insurance coverage for autism.
    Jennifer McClellan: Remove age cap on insurance coverage for autism.
Homeland Security
    Bob Marshall: Against "don't ask, don't tell" as Navy officer in 1990s.
    Bob McDonnell: In-state tuition for all members of Virginia National Guard.
    Don Beyer: We owe veterans and families the best our nation can offer.
    Don Beyer: Be wise in defense budget & achieve efficiencies.
    Donald McEachin: Reform and fully fund the VA.
    George Allen: 52,000 earmarks, but mostly for defense & security.
    George Allen: Spending necessary to bolster the military, post-9-11.
    George Allen: More concerned with army's readiness than war authorization.
    George Allen: Military readiness more important than congressional consent.
    Jamie Radtke: Creating Department of Homeland Defense was not necessary.
    Ralph Northam: Tuition assistance for National Guard, plus Tech Talent.
    Terry McAuliffe: Foolish sequestration cost VA $9.8B in military contracts.
    Tim Kaine: All-cuts approach leaves TRICARE & nat'l defense vulnerable.
    Tim Kaine: Let Bush tax cuts expire instead of automatic defense cuts.
    Tim Kaine: Budget cuts made us vulnerable to Libya embassy attack.
    Tim Kaine: Expand job benefits for members of the Virginia Guard.
    Scott Taylor: Be prepared to fight with tremendous precision & lethality.
    Terry McAuliffe: Expand Virginia Values Veterans program: help vets find work.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: One of the first African-American women to graduate from VMI.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Restore programs that help veterans enter the workforce.
    Kirk Cox: Introduced over 120 bills for veterans and their families.
    Daniel Gade: Judicious use of military force abroad to fight terrorism.
    Kirk Cox: Ban most use of drones by state and local agencies.
    Ben Cline: Ban most use of drones by state and local agencies.
    Donald McEachin: Ban most use of drones by state and local agencies.
    Daniel Gade: Stronger national defense: focus on growth of Navy.
    Corey Stewart: Expand the military.
    Nick Freitas: Help our veterans with reentry into civilian life.
    Glenn Youngkin: Proposes tax breaks and services for veterans.
    Amanda Chase: Wanted Trump to declare martial law after election.
    Scott Taylor: Protects military base access roads from sea-level rise.
    Don Beyer: I fully support the DREAM Act & a path to citizenship.
    Ed Gillespie: Unapologetic supporter of comprehensive immigration overhaul.
    Ed Gillespie: Send migrant kids back to parents in Central America.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Path to citizenship ok as part of compromise.
    Mark Warner: Send migrant kids back to Central America, after processing.
    Robert Sarvis: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Robert Sarvis: Liberalize immigration; population growth lowest since 1930s.
    Terry McAuliffe: Support the DREAM Act for legalizing minors.
    Tim Kaine: Make it easier for foreign students to get green cards.
    Tom Perriello: Welcome immigrants; they make up 1 in 9 Virginians.
    Tom Perriello: Commonsense policies for immigrants like drivers licenses.
    Corey Stewart: Illegal immigration threatens America's security & jobs.
    Tim Kaine: Supercharged rhetoric causes hostility to New Americans.
    Donald McEachin: Comprehensive immigration towards earning citizenship.
    Tim Kaine: Comprehensive immigration reform to protect DREAMers.
    Nick Freitas: Supports stronger borders and a merit-based entry policy.
    Corey Stewart: Supports local enforcement on immigration.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Supported driver's licenses for undocumented residents.
    Pete Snyder: I'll enforce the law and deport violent criminals.
    Amanda Chase: Allow questioning immigration status of victims or witnesses.
    Creigh Deeds: Bar questioning immigration status of victims or witnesses.
    Jennifer McClellan: Bar questioning immigration status of victims or witnesses.
    Lee Carter: Bar questioning immigration status of victims or witnesses.
    Nick Freitas: Allow questioning immigration status of victims or witnesses.
    Ralph Northam: Bar questioning immigration status of victims or witnesses.
    ACLU: Opposed requiring local police to enforce immigration laws.
    Amanda Chase: Favored requiring local police to enforce immigration laws.
    Creigh Deeds: Opposed requiring local police to enforce immigration laws.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Opposed requiring local police to enforce immigration laws.
    Nick Freitas: Favored requiring local police to enforce immigration laws.
    Ralph Northam: Opposed requiring local police to enforce immigration laws.
    Jennifer McClellan: Opposed requiring local police to enforce immigration laws.
    Daniel Gade: Limit low-skill workers; welcome cream of foreign economies.
    Mark Herring: Children held at border in inhumane conditions.
    Daniel Gade: Would limit humanitarian asylum.
    Mark Warner: Co-sponsored path to citizenship for "DREAMers".
    Jen Kiggans: Allow questioning immigration status of victims or witnesses.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Politicians interfere with efforts of ICE to do their job.
    Corey Stewart: Oppose pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Ralph Northam: Stand up against ICE; our doors are open.
    Ralph Northam: Support driver's licenses for illegal immigrants.
    Bob McDonnell: $38 million to spur job creation in targeted programs.
    Bob McDonnell: Campaign bumper sticker: "Bob's for Jobs".
    Justin Fairfax: Increase minimum wage to $15 per hour.
    Terry McAuliffe: Workforce development package: apprenticeships and training.
    Tim Kaine: Today's minimum wage is not enough to take care of a family.
    Tim Kaine: Raise minimum wage from $7.25/hr to $15.
    Ralph Northam: Strengthen workforce development and expand apprenticeships.
    Ralph Northam: Raise minimum wage; distinguish contractors and employees.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Sponsored bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
    Terry McAuliffe: Everyone should have access to paid sick days.
    Amanda Chase: Allow paying as tipped employees though banned from tips.
    Creigh Deeds: Prohibit paying as tipped employees if banned from tips.
    Jen Kiggans: Allow paying as tipped employees though banned from tips.
    Jennifer McClellan: Prohibit paying as tipped employees if banned from tips.
    Lee Carter: Prohibit paying as tipped employees if banned from tips.
    Nick Freitas: Allow paying as tipped employees though banned from tips.
    Ralph Northam: Prohibit paying as tipped employees if banned from tips.
    Daniel Gade: Against forced unionization.
    Jennifer Wexton: Ensure women doing the same job as men receive equal pay.
    Ben Cline: Bar requiring prevailing wage on public works projects.
    Creigh Deeds: Allow requiring prevailing wage on public works projects.
    Donald McEachin: Allow requiring prevailing wage on public works projects.
    Jennifer McClellan: Allow requiring prevailing wage on public works projects.
    Scott Taylor: Bar requiring prevailing wage on public works projects.
    Terry McAuliffe: Vetoed ban of prevailing wage on public works projects.
    Tom Garrett: Bar requiring prevailing wage on public works projects.
    Mark Herring: Repay miners who remain unpaid due to mine bankruptcy.
    Ralph Northam: Tiebreaker in favor of increasing the minimum wage.
    Creigh Deeds: Tax break for every job created.
Principles & Values
    Bob McDonnell: Create a Commonwealth of Opportunity for all Virginians.
    Bob McDonnell: Indicted on corruption charges days after leaving office.
    Ed Gillespie: Planned political reporting career at Catholic U. of America.
    Ed Gillespie: Raised a Democrat; first job with Democrat; switched to GOP.
    Ed Gillespie: Don't let the Left fill the vacuum of minority voters.
    Jamie Radtke: Career politicians are part of the problem.
    Tim Kaine: Smash-mouth partisanship is yesterday's politics.
    Tim Kaine: Served as a missionary in Honduras.
    Tim Kaine: Ser justo e incluyente de todas las comunidades.
    Scott Taylor: Ability to worship God without governmental interference.
    Ralph Northam: Do good; be transparent; look for better ways.
    Nick Freitas: First and foremost a Christian, for liberty and equality.
    Ralph Northam: We are all equal in the beginning and in the end.
    Ralph Northam: Voters deserve the truth, even when it's hard to hear.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: If you have been blessed, then be a blessing to others.
    Amanda Chase: Put "In God We Trust" in public schools.
    Glenn Youngkin: The most exceptional nation the world has ever known.
    Glenn Youngkin: Faith in a loving God, whose presence can be felt here today.
    Glenn Youngkin: Faith seared in our heart by loving, almighty Creator.
    Daniel Gade: Church-state separation is NOT removal of religious content.
    Justin Fairfax: Denies two allegations of sexual assault.
    Pete Snyder: Discrepancies in IRS filing for non-profit on money raised.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Our faith leaders among people making a strong community.
    Tim Kaine: Motivated to serve, including missionary work in Honduras.
    Amanda Chase: Describes herself as Donald Trump in heels.
    Rob Wittman: Served as mayor, town councilor, and in House of Delegates.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Almost died after childbirth: motivated run for governor.
    Lee Carter: I'm a socialist, "democratic socialist" is redundant.
    Pete Snyder: God-given right to gather to worship during pandemic.
    Amanda Chase: When you back citizens into the corner, they'll push back.
    Justin Fairfax: Had ancestor's manumission documents at swearing in.
    Corey Stewart: Keep God in the public sphere.
    Terry McAuliffe: Would accomplish more with Democrats controlling legislature.
    Amanda Chase: Rebuked by Republicans for claim Democrats hate white people.
    Glenn Youngkin: Firm offered matching gifts for social justice donations.
    Ralph Northam: Religious sectarianism has no place in politics.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: I don't have to empathize, because I understand.
Social Security
    Bob McDonnell: 5% additional retirement contribution from state employees.
    Don Beyer: I oppose any effort to privatize Social Security.
    George Allen: Raise retirement age; more retirement security options.
    George Allen: Raise retirement age & end benefits to wealthy.
    George Allen: Raise retirement age, plus options for younger people.
    Jamie Radtke: Raise retirement age; private retirement security options.
    Mark Warner: Opposes privatizing social security.
    Tim Kaine: No dangerous privatization schemes for Social Security.
    Tim Kaine: Lift the payroll tax cap.
    Tim Kaine: Fight against any privatization proposals.
    Tom Perriello: Our promise lets seniors retire with security and dignity.
    Corey Stewart: Lifting cap would increase taxes on the little guy.
    Donald McEachin: Ensure that the wealthiest Americans pay their fair share.
    Tim Kaine: Lift cap above $128,000 to make Trust Fund solvent.
    Daniel Gade: Entitlement reform including Social Security & VA disability.
    Daniel Gade: 2015: Disability pay for vets "harmful".
Tax Reform
    Bob McDonnell: I will veto any bill or budget which raises taxes.
    Don Beyer: Restore highest personal income tax rate to 39.6%.
    Ed Gillespie: Believes in conservative ideas of lower taxes.
    Ed Gillespie: Use 40% of projected revenue growth for tax relief.
    Frank Wagner: More taxes to pay for chronic lack of transportation funding.
    George Allen: Freedom-to-choose flat tax: present tax code or flat rate.
    George Allen: No tax increases; no defense cuts; no bargaining.
    George Allen: Letting Bush tax cuts expire is a tax hike.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Cut taxes by $1.4 billion a year.
    Robert Sarvis: Eliminate or dramatically reduce the income tax.
    Tim Kaine: Balance taxes: let Bush tax cuts expire at the top end.
    Tim Kaine: No need for millionaire's tax: just let Bush cuts expire.
    Tim Kaine: Open to some minimum income tax level for everyone.
    Tim Kaine: Keep Bush tax cuts except for the wealthy.
    Corey Stewart: Lowering taxes is the key to prosperity.
    Tim Kaine: Increase income tax filing threshold from $7,000 to $12,000.
    Tim Kaine: Exempt first 20% of home value from property taxes.
    Donald McEachin: Make our tax code fairer, simpler, and more progressive.
    Scott Taylor: Tax consumption, not income & not corporations.
    Tim Kaine: Trump tax cuts explode deficit & only benefit the wealthy.
    Corey Stewart: Cut taxes and regulations to boost jobs.
    Amanda Chase: Help business by opposing tax increases, cutting red tape.
    Pete Snyder: I will oppose and veto any and all efforts to increase taxes.
    Glenn Youngkin: We will double the standard deduction on income taxes.
    Glenn Youngkin: Eliminated grocery tax; look forward to more tax breaks.
    Glenn Youngkin: Increase standard deduction; $1B of surplus for tax relief.
    Daniel Gade: Wants a flat tax, or very simplified tax code.
    Corey Stewart: The wealthy are already disproportionately taxed.
    Kirk Cox: Give it back: for return extra revenues to taxpayers.
    Ed Gillespie: Decrease state's personal income tax rate to spur growth.
    Ralph Northam: Raise income tax rate by 1% for income over $500,000.
    Tom Perriello: Raise income tax rate by 1% for income over $500,000.
    Mark Herring: Crack down on worker exploitation to avoid paying taxes.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Refund income taxes to those earning less than $20,000.
    Bob McDonnell: $4 billion for 6-year highway and rail project plan.
    Bob McDonnell: $14B on 900 transportation projects, including more Amtrak.
    George Allen: No online sales tax for out-of-state websites.
    George Allen: Keep taxes off Internet.
    Justin Fairfax: Transportation infrastructure crucial to state's economy.
    Ralph Northam: Ensure universal broadband access.
    Robert Sarvis: 21st-century transportation policy based on user-pays.
    Terry McAuliffe: $4.2M to compete for high energy Electron Ion Collider.
    Terry McAuliffe: Launched Cybersecurity Commission & bioscience summit.
    Tim Kaine: Force online retailers to collect sales taxes.
    Tim Kaine: Re-zoning to account for transportation infrastructure.
    Tim Kaine: Protect Net Neutrality (equal access to Internet).
    Tim Kaine: Transportation infrastructure spending as economic stimulus.
    Ralph Northam: Need to change the way transit & roads are funded.
    Ralph Northam: We need to invest $35 million per year in broadband.
    Ralph Northam: Broadband is as critical now as electricity in 1900s.
    Jennifer Carroll Foy: Integrate technology and coding into course curriculum.
    Terry McAuliffe: Invest in broadband infrastructure and access.
    Glenn Youngkin: Prohibit tech companies from selling children's data.
    Amanda Chase: Supported Transportation Lockbox: restrict diverting funding.
    Ben Cline: Supported Transportation Lockbox: restrict diverting funding.
    Nick Freitas: Supported Transportation Lockbox: restrict diverting funding.
    Nick Freitas: Government barriers to expanding technology must be stopped.
    Kirk Cox: Social media platforms hare unfairly targeting conservatives.
    Jack Ciattarelli: No need to lay fiber to get statewide broadband.
    Creigh Deeds: Transportation improvements create jobs and generate wealth.
War & Peace
    Bob Marshall: Opposes sending troops overseas without declaration of war.
    Bob Marshall: No US military in Libyan war without congressional consent.
    Bob McDonnell: 230 Virginians gave lives for War on Terror, including Iraq.
    Don Beyer: Iranian development of nuclear weapons is unacceptable.
    Ed Gillespie: As Bush spokesperson, defended Iraqi surge & al Qaeda link.
    Ed Gillespie: Keep troops in Afghanistan; military on table with Iran.
    George Allen: Iran is a threat; prevent getting nuclear weapons.
    Jamie Radtke: Opposes sending troops overseas without declaration of war.
    Jamie Radtke: No US military in Libyan war without congressional consent.
    Mark Warner: Keep military action on the table against Iran.
    Tim Kaine: Supported Obama's stopping the Iraq War.
    Tim Kaine: Visited VA National Guard members in Green Zone in Baghdad.
    Corey Stewart: Iran continues to be a state-sponsor of terrorism.
    Tim Kaine: Withdrawing from Iran nuke treaty weakens alliances.
    Daniel Gade: Opposed to open-ended commitment of troops.
    Mark Herring: Fights taking military construction money for border wall.
    Daniel Gade: Support requiring congressional approval of military actions.
    Mark Warner: Important to consult on war with Congress & allies.
    Corey Stewart: Avoid foreign entanglements.
Welfare & Poverty
    Don Beyer: Expand the EITC, a successful anti-poverty program.
    Robert Sarvis: Foster a competitive market for community-based services.
    Ralph Northam: Affordable housing attracts jobs & builds communities.
    Ralph Northam: $25 million new dollars to housing trust fund.
    Terry McAuliffe: Strong safety net including affordable housing.
    Nick Freitas: Cites welfare handouts as major reason for family breakdown.

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