Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
| 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)
| Promise Me, Dad ,|
by Joe Biden (2017)
|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)
| The Book of Joe ,|
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Our Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
| This Fight Is Our Fight,|
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
| 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)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
News coverage of 2018 House elections
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2018 House race news coverage:
- ND-0: The Dickinson Press, "North Dakota delegation rejoices after Trump signs North American trade deal," by Jeremy Turley, Jan 29, 2020
- NH-1: Newsweek, "Twitter Reacts to Trump Saying He's Open to Cuts in Medicare," by Melissa Lemieux, 1/23/20
- IL-6: Chicago Sun Times Fact-Check, "Casten partly right about federal contribution to new drugs," by Kiannah Sepeda-Miller, Dec 23, 2019
- CO-6: Denverite.com, "Inside Congressman Jason Crow's Intense First Year," by Kasey Cordell, Dec. 2019
- NH-1 & NH-2: Nashua Telegraph, "Animal cruelty is officially now a federal crime," by Casey Junkins, Nov 28, 2019
- ME-2: Bangor Daily News, "Marginalizing transgender Americans is wrong, and dangerous," November 20, 2019
- OH-16: MeriTalk.com, "Bipartisan House Bill Supports New NIST CoE, Election Security Research", by Katie Malone, Nov 13, 2019
- OH-16: Fox News, "Former NFL player-turned-congressman plans bill on college athletes making money," by Joshua Nelson, October 31, 2019
- UT-4: KSL Salt Lake City, "Romney, McAdams working to keep Social Security, Medicare from drying up," by Dennis Romboy, Oct. 30, 2019
- NC-13: Charlotte Observer, "Budd, Manning clash over campaign accusations in debate," by Brian Murphy, October 23, 2018
- IL-6 & NV-3: Las Vegas Review-Journal, "Susie Lee introduces bill to increase value of Pell Grants," by Aleksandra Appleton, October 14, 2019
- UT-3 & UT4: Deseret News, "Why 3 Utah congressmen backed a marijuana banking bill," by Matthew Brown, Sep 25, 2019
- NV-3: MarijuanaMoment.net, "Historic House Passage Of Marijuana Banking Bill," by Kyle Jaeger, September 25, 2019
- NV-1, NV-3, & NV-4: Nevada Current, "Las Vegas worker calls on Congress to boost wages," by Allison Stevens, September 20, 2019
- NC-3: Spectrum News N.Y.1, "New NC Congressmen Look to Find Their Place on Capitol Hill," by Kevin Frey, Sep. 18, 2019
- NV-3: The Nevada Independent, "Susie Lee on abolishing ICE and 287(g)," by Luz Gray, September 9, 2019
- NV-3: Nevada Current, "NV delegation not sold on 'Medicare for All' -- except for Titus," by Allison Stevens, September 6, 2019
- KS-3: KCUR 89.3 NPR Kansas City, "Davids Hosts A Heated Discussion About Guns And Public Health," by Alex Smith, August 25, 2019
- NH-1: Portsmouth Herald (SeacoastOnline.com). "Rochester Gay Pride Festival celebrates diversity," Aug 24, 2019
- ME-2: Politico.com, "Susan Collins and the GOP court Trump on guns," by Burgess Everett and Marianne Levine, 08/14/2019
- KS-3: Topeka Capital-Journal, "Davids bargains for bipartisan trade deal with Canada, Mexico," by Tim Carpenter, Aug 2, 2019
- OH-16 and others: Washington Blade, "House votes to defund trans military ban in rebuke to Trump," by Chris Johnson, June 18, 2019
- ME-2: WGME CBS-13, "Rep. Golden calls for changes to immigration system," June 17, 2019
- WA-8: iFIBER One News, "Wenatchee Pride event celebrates people from all walks of life," by Chris Hansen, Jun 15, 2019
- IL-14: BonAppetit.com, "Lauren Underwood Is Doing Her 30s Better Than Just About Anyone We Know," by Hilary Cadigan, June 12, 2019
- PR-0: Child Welfare League of America press release, "Gonzalez Colon Introduces the Every Child," 6/5/2019
- MO-4: White House press release, "Support For President Donald J. Trump's Actions On Trade," May 21, 2019
- SC-1/3/4/5/6/7: Charleston City Paper, "Only one S.C. congressman voted for the anti-discrimination Equality Act," by Adam Manno, May 20, 2019
- GA-6: Washington Post, "NRA president says pro-gun-control congresswoman won only because she's a 'minority female'," by Reis Thebault, 5/6/2019
- NM-2: Albuquerque Journal, "Torres Small seeks bipartisan border security solutions," by Scott Turner, April 20, 2019
- TN-6: Crossville Chronicle, "Rose: action needed to shore up Social Security, Medicare," by Heather Mullinix, Apr 30, 2019
- WA-8: Jewish News Syndicate, "Kim Schrier counters critics, defends party's 'unequivocal' support for Israel," by Jackson Richman, April 1, 2019
- TN-6: Forbes Magazine, "Marijuana Banking Bill Approved By Congressional Committee," by Tom Angell, Mar 28, 2019
- NM-2: KOB TV-4, "Torres Small files bill to hire 15,000 doctors for rural communities," by Patrick Hayes, March 22, 2019
- WI-6: Lake Geneva News, "Congressman Bryan Steil fields Lake Geneva questions," March 20 2019
- NM-1, NM-2, & NM-3: Albuquerque Journal, "Torres Small not always in step with her party," by Scott Turner, March 2, 2019
- ND-0: High Plains Reader, "The New McCarthyism," by C.S. Hagen, February 27, 2019
- NV-3: Las Vegas Sun, "Susie Lee says she is an advocate for the LGBT community," by John Sadler, Feb. 22, 2019
- MS-3: Fox News, "Trump's border wall would stop deadly drugs from entering our country," by Michael Guest, 2/19/2019
- NC-3: Raleigh News-Observer, "Walter Jones, dead at 76; worked to atone for his Iraq war vote," by Brian Murphy, Feb. 10, 2019
- IA-4: Politico.com, "Trio of Republicans face life in exile," by Melanie Zanona 02/04/2019
- IA-4: Huffington Post, "GOP Strips Rep. Steve King Of All Committee Assignments Over White Supremacist Views", by Nick Visser, 1/14/2019
- TN-2: Jewish News Syndicate, "Tim Burchett: Back from a congressional trip to Israel," by Jackson Richman, Dec. 26, 2018
- KS-3: NBC News, "Davids, a gay Native American, is ready to 'shape the future' of America," by Brooke Sopelsa and Brian Latimer, Dec. 18, 2018
- NC-9: CNN.com, "Emergency congressional hearing on potential fraud in NC House race," by E.Bradner, A.Levy, D.Griffin, C.Devine & K.Toropin, Dec. 5, 2018
- MS-3: Meridian Star, "Congressman-elect Michael Guest sets priorities: Farmers, infrastructure, healthcare, immigration," by Whitney Downard, 11/9/2018
- GA-6: Hollywood Reporter, "Gillibrand Talks 'Infuriating' Inaction on Gun Control," by Katie Kilkenny & Hilary Lewis, Nov. 08, 2018
- CO-6: Denverite.com, "Crow unseats the previously unbeatable Rep. Mike Coffman," by Donna Bryson, Nov. 06, 2018
- TN-6: News Channel 5 Nashville, "Congressional Candidates ready to fill Diane Black's seat," Nov. 2, 2018
- MT-0: CampusElect.org 2018 Montana At-Large House Election Issue Guide (Greg Gianforte), 11/1/2018
- WA-5: CampusElect.org 2018 Washington House Election Issue Guide (Cathy McMorris), 11/1/2018
- NC-9: Raleigh News & Observer, "Did Mark Harris really say he'd cut Social Security?", by Paul Specht, 11/1/2018
- IL-4: Chicago Sun-Times, “4th Congressional District Democratic nominee: Jesus Chuy Garcia”, Nov. 2018
- AR-3: Southwest Times Record, "Is global climate change man-made or not?," by John Lovett, October 28, 2018
- WI-1: Fox-6-Now, "5 takeaways from debate between candidates," Ben Handelman, Oct. 24, 2018
- WI-6: Wisconsin Public Radio, "Steil Promises To Protect Medicare, Social Security," by Elizabeth Dohms, October 23, 2018
- IN-4: Kokomo Perspective, “Indiana's 4th Congressional District : Jim Baird vs Tobi Beck,” October 22, 2018
- NM-1: Albuquerque Journal, "1st Congressional District candidate Debra Haaland," 10/20/2018
- WA-8: ABC News, "Why Kim Schrier left medicine to run for Congress," by MaryAlice Parks, Rachel Scott and Brittany Berkowitz, October 19, 2018
- MD-6: Hagerstown Herald-Mail, “General Election Q&A with David Trone,” October 18, 2018
- SD-0: Argus-Leader, “Editorial: Dusty Johnson deserves chance to bring vision to Congress,” October 12, 2018
- SD-0: Argus-Leader, “Here's where South Dakota's U.S. congressional candidates stand on key issues,” by Dana Ferguson, October 1, 2018
- IL-4: Chicago Tribune, “Editorial Board Questionnaires,” October 2018
- CO-6: Education Week, "Betsy DeVos an 'Attractive Boogeyman' for Political Campaigns," by Alyson Klein, September 27, 2018
- WI-1: Journal-Times, "Steil weighs in on health care, taxes, immigration," by Ricardo Torres, Sep 7, 2018
- MA-7: The Daily Beast, "Ayanna Pressley Ousts 20-Year Incumbent Michael Capuano in Massachusetts Primary Shocker," by Gideon Resnick, 09.04.18
- ND-0: Wahpeton Daily News, "Kelly Armstrong in his own words," by Frank Stanko, Aug 31, 2018
- NM-1: NMPoliticalReport.com, "Candidate Q&A: Deb Haaland," by Margaret Wright, August 28, 2018
- MA-7: WGBH 89.7 FM Radio, "Capuano, Pressley Offer Differences In Final Congressional Debate," by Antonio Caban, August 15, 2018
- OH-12: This Week Community News, "Troy Balderson responds to the Dispatch Voters Guide," August 6, 2018
- OK-5: KSBW TV-8, "Numbers of women running for political office starting to grow," by Natalie Newport, Aug 3, 2018
- IA-1: Atlantic Magazine, "For Abby Finkenauer, authenticity is everything," by Elaine Godfrey, July 29, 2018
- Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC), "FCX Rock'N Voters,", 7/2/2018
- NM-1: The Story Exchange, "Haaland and a Millionaire Have the Same Two Cents on Tax Reform," by Carly LeMoine, June 26, 2018
- MS-3: Clarion Ledger, "Michael Guest, Whit Hughes; what's the difference?" by Geoff Pender, 6/22/2018
- MA-7: Lowell Sun, "Candidates agree on need for a multilateral, global partnership," by Chris Lisinski, June 6, 2018
- SD-0: South Dakota Public Broadcasting, “Dusty Johnson and His Candidacy for US House,” by Heather Benson, June 4, 2018
- SD-0: Rapid City Journal, “U.S. House candidate profiles: Dusty Johnson,” by Bob Mercer, June 3, 2018
- IA-3: Des Moines Register, "In Final Debate, 3rd District Democrats offer some new ideas", by William Petroski, 5/31/2018
- MS-3: Jackson Free Press, "Candidate Questionnaire: Michael Guest," 5/30/2018
- IA-3: Bleeding Heartland, "The Case for each Democrat running for Congress in IA-03", 5/17/2018
- ND-0: Grand Forks Herald, "Trade war would kill North Dakota's soybean industry," by April Baumgarten, 5/16/2018
- SC-4: The Greenville News, "Transgender people have 'issue with mental illness'," by Kirk Brown, May 1, 2018
- IA-3: Des Moines Register, "Three Takeaways on Cindy Axne", Author: William Petroski, Written: 5/1/2018
- AZ-8: Glendale Star, "Lesko and Tipirneni share political views,"by Carolyn Dryer, 4/19/18
- AZ-8: The Arizona Republic, "Lesko, Tipirneni contrast views in final CD8 joint appearance," by Ronald J. Hanson, 4/12/18
- NC-13: Greensboro News & Record, "Candidates face the loaded question of gun control," by Taft Wireback, Mar 31, 2018
- IL-4: Windy City Media, “U.S. Rep. 4th District candidate Jesus Chuy Garcia: his experience,” by Matt Simonette, March 18, 2018
- GA-6: Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Lucy McBath and Wave Democratic Women," by Jim Galloway, 03/10/2018
- IL-14: Windy City Times, "Candidate Lauren Underwood is former Obama advisor," by Carrie Maxwell, 2018-03-07
- MA-3: Lowell Sun, "Trahan releases plan to fight for women," by Chris Lisinski, March 2, 2018
- IN-4: Kokomo Perspective, “Baird talks budget, immigration, common sense,” by Devin Zimmerman, February 24, 2018
- GA-5: CNBC, "Mnuchin asks Congress 'to look at' gun violence after shooting", by Jacob Pramuk, 2/15/2018
- MS-3: The Marshall Project, "Mississippi Moonlighting, Congressional hopeful, district attorney, debt collector," by Nicole Lewis, 2/7/2018
- AZ-8: The Arizona Republic, "Here's Where West Valley Candidates Stand on Climate Change," by Joshua Bowling, 1/30/2018
- PR-0, Pasquines News, "Legislation to Exempt Puerto Rico From Health Insurance Tax," by William-Jose Velez, December 15, 2017
- IN-4: Times-Sentinel, “Congress hopeful Baird stops in Lebanon,” by Leeann Doerflein, December 6, 2017
- SD-0: Dakota War College, “Dusty Johnson gets specific on abortion position,” by Pat Powers, November 26, 2017
- IL-4: WTTW News, ”Chuy Garcia, Sole Cook County Commissioner, Iffy on Budget,” by Amanda Vinicky, November 17, 2017
- SC-1: WCBD Count-On-2 NBC News, "Joe Cunningham: tax hike will hurt middle class families in the Lowcountry", by Shawn Cabbagestalk, 11/16/2017
- KY-6: Bloomberg News, "Amy McGrath Has a Bracing Message for America," by Francis Wilkinson, 10/31/17
- NV-3: The Nevada Independent, "The policy positions of Democratic House candidate Susie Lee," by Michelle Rindels, September 15, 2017
- TN-4: The Tennessean, "Trump's decision makes transgender people 'an enemy of the state'," by Jake Lowary and Jessica Bliss, 7/26/17
- OK-5: Oklahoma Gazette, "Community advocate Kendra Horn seeks to represent central Oklahoma," by Laura Eastes, July 12, 2017
- MA-7: WGBH 89.7 FM Radio, "Ayanna Pressley Is Pushing For Equity in Marijuana Licensing," by Christina Beiene, 7/9/2017
- SD-0: Mitchell Republic, “Gov. Daugaard will endorse Dusty Johnson for U.S. House,” by Evan Hendershot, January 12, 2017
- ND-0: Billings Gazette, " North Dakota rejects changes to reflect gay marriage ruling," by James MacPherson, 1/10/2017
- IL-4: Chicago Tribune, “How to save our city,” by Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, March 13, 2015
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Kim Schrier: Considers an attack on Planned Parenthood an attack on women.
John Rose: Life begins at conception; defund Planned Parenthood.
William Timmons: I believe all life starts at conception.
Anthony Gonzalez: Life begins at conception; endorsed by Ohio Right to Life.
Kelly Armstrong: Supports Hyde Amendment & defunding of Planned Parenthood.
Kelly Armstrong: Ban abortion after 20 weeks.
Lauren Underwood: Support access to safe, legal, and affordable abortions.
Sean Casten: Keep birth control affordable and accessible.
Jason Crow: I will always fight to protect a woman's right to choose.
Michael Cloud: I am 100% pro-life.
John Joyce: Will fiercely defend the right to life.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Access to reproductive healthcare is not negotiable.
Max Rose: Will fight any effort to restrict woman's right to choose.
Mikie Sherrill: Woman's health decisions should be between her, her doctor.
Dean Phillips: Supports reproductive rights, paid family leave.
Angie Craig: No one should ever come between a woman and her doctor.
Haley Stevens: I will fight for women's reproductive freedom.
Ron Wright: Opposes Planned Parenthood; endorsed by Texas Right to Life.
Michael Guest: Affirms dedication to pro-life policy; joins pro-life caucus.
David Trone: Fight for women's right to choose; he's 100% pro-choice.
Chris Pappas: Keep Planned Parenthood centers funded.
Deb Haaland: Backs women's right to make their own reproductive decisions.
Kevin Hern: All life is sacred and begins at conception.
Steve Watkins: Signed the National Right To Life Pledge.
Carol Miller: Life begins at conception; never allow abortion.
Jim Baird: Protect life at conception; only exception is maternal life.
John Rose: Life begins at conception; don't fund Planned Parenthood.
Kevin Hern: Life begins at conception; abortion only for maternal life.
Mark E. Green: Protect unborn except when maternal life at risk.
Mark Harris: Life begins at conception; no exceptions on taking life.
Russ Fulcher: Life begins at conception; adoption instead of abortion.
Steve Watkins: Protect life from conception, except for rape & incest.
Ayanna Pressley: Abortion is a woman's right.
Debbie Lesko: Life begins at conception and must be protected.
Jim Baird: Right to life is fundamental & sacred; defending the unborn.
Lori Trahan: Guaranteed access to abortion; give women full choices.
Dusty Johnson: Pro-life; taxpayer dollars should not fund abortions.
Amy McGrath: 100% pro-choice; it is a woman's right to choose.
Budget & Economy|
Kim Schrier: Ensure a livable wage; invest in infrastructure.
Ben McAdams: Supports balanced budget amendment.
Tim Burchett: Supports a Balanced Budget Amendment.
William Timmons: For balanced budget amendment; against earmark spending.
Anthony Gonzalez: Supports 2017 tax cuts; continue rollback of regulations.
Kelly Armstrong: When government gets out of way, economy grows.
Xochitl Torres Small: New jobs by incentives for business & training for students.
Jason Crow: Invest in infrastructure/transportation systems.
Michael Cloud: We need to bring spending under control.
John Joyce: Strengthen transportation system, don't increase gas tax.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Bolster infrastructure to keep us safe, create jobs.
Andy Martin: Eliminate deficit spending.
Dusty Johnson: Supports the tax cut but wants to stop debt from growing.
Kevin Hern: Reduce business regulations; economic growth will follow.
Lauren Underwood: Investment in local infrastructure and small businesses.
Lori Trahan: Restore economic fairness to all, not just those at top.
Troy Balderson: Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution.
Troy Balderson: Close Ohio's $8 billion budget deficit without raising taxes.
Carol Miller: Pass a balanced budget amendment to U.S. Constitution.
Jim Baird: Pass balanced budget; cut red tape; reduce regulations.
Kevin Hern: Pass a balanced budget; then cut spending.
Mark E. Green: Pass a balanced budget then get out of the way.
Mark Harris: Pass a balanced budget; ensure competition to drive growth.
Mark Harris: Public/private partnerships to bring economic development.
Russ Fulcher: Pass a balanced budget; then ensure open market.
Russ Fulcher: Passing $21T in debt to our children is irresponsible.
Steve Watkins: Pass a balanced budget; preserve capitalism & free market.
Ayanna Pressley: Federal projects can spur economic growth.
Jim Baird: A balanced budget is possible; cut government spending.
Jim Baird: Supports GOP principles of small government & lean spending.
Chuy Garcia: Budget shouldn't be based solely on cuts.
Sean Casten: Support LGBT Americans who want to serve in the military.
Sean Casten: LGBTQ rights are human rights.
Jason Crow: Cosponsored the Voting Rights Advancement Act.
Jason Crow: No one should face gender/orientation discrimination.
Michael Cloud: Against discrimination against people of faith.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Reject hate, bigotry, and racism.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Add sexual orientation, gender identity to Civil Rights Act.
Mikie Sherrill: Make it easier, not harder, to cast a ballot.
Dean Phillips: Restore faith in our democracy and increase participation.
Haley Stevens: I will be a voice for LGBTQ+ equality under the law.
Mike Levin: A strong ally in the fight for marriage equality.
TJ Cox: Supports comprehensive campaign finance reform.
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: We must be allies to LGBTQ community.
Jared Golden: For Equality Act, extend protections to sexual orientation.
Chris Pappas: NH's first gay member of Congress opens Pride Festival.
Anthony Gonzalez: Allow transgender people in the military.
Trey Hollingsworth: Allow transgender people in the military.
Kim Schrier: Sponsor of Equality Act: LGBTQ civil rights protections.
Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon: Keep child welfare services free of discrimination.
Tom Malinowski: Full civil rights protections to LGBTQ Americans.
Susie Lee: A fighter for LGBTQ rights, end job discrimination.
Republican Party: Remove Rep. from committees for "white supremacist" comments.
Deb Haaland: Justice, dignity and safety for all the marginalized.
Dusty Johnson: Our Constitution is a pillar of American exceptionalism.
Kevin Hern: Marriage is a sacrament between a man and a woman.
Lori Trahan: Close the pay gap: give women equal pay for equal work.
Steve Watkins: Sexual misconduct allegations are "destruction politics".
Ayanna Pressley: I support the cause & tactic of NFL players taking a knee.
Michael Capuano: NFL players taking a knee is divisive, but I support protest.
Ayanna Pressley: The LGBTQ community should be treated as equals.
James Clyburn: Supports Equality Act: protect LGBTQ from discrimination.
Jeff Duncan: Voted against Equality Act: no special LGBTQ protections.
Joe Cunningham: Voted for Equality Act: protect LGBTQ from discrimination.
Lee Bright: You're either a man or a woman; God will judge transgender.
Ralph Norman: Voted against Equality Act: no special LGBTQ protections.
Tom Rice: Voted against Equality Act: no special LGBTQ protections.
William Timmons: Voted against Equality Act: no special LGBTQ protections.
Chuy Garcia: Strong history of supporting & protecting LGBT community.
Lauren Underwood: Counteract institutionalized LGBTQ discrimination.
Amy McGrath: Agrees with Supreme Court upholding same sex marriage.
Kendra Horn: Raise corporate taxes to pay for needed infrastructure.
David Trone: Repeal the GOP tax cut given to big corporations.
Abby Finkenauer: Oppose massive corporate giveaways to out-of-state companies.
Bryan Steil: Reduce government red tape & its influence on business.
Chris Pappas: Look out for the middle class and mainstream businesses.
Deb Haaland: A society where all get an equal shot starts with tax reform.
Ann Kirkpatrick: Support small businesses; foster innovation.
Dino Rossi: Small business tax cuts lead to good-paying jobs.
Kevin Hern: I am a job creator; I employ over 700 Oklahomans.
Mark E. Green: Big government kills small businesses.
Mark Harris: Continue to lower corporate tax rates.
Russ Fulcher: Simpler, lower taxes for small businesses.
Steve Watkins: Encourage corporations to keep jobs within our nation.
Ayanna Pressley: No one on Wall Street is bigger than the law.
Kelly Armstrong: Can't build enough prison cells to solve addiction problem.
Sean Casten: Restore voting rights to non-violent offenders.
Jason Crow: Criminal justice system is in need of reform.
Dean Phillips: Prosecute and deport violent criminals.
David Trone: History of working with ACLU to help reform justice system.
Carol Miller: Supports the death penalty.
David Trone: Criminal justice system discriminates against minorities.
Jim Baird: Supports the death penalty.
Kevin Hern: Supports the death penalty.
Mark E. Green: Supports the death penalty.
Mark Harris: Supports the death penalty.
Russ Fulcher: Supports the death penalty.
Steve Watkins: Supports the death penalty.
Ayanna Pressley: Supports message & action of NFL players kneeling in protest.
Michael Capuano: Supports message but not action of NFL players kneeling.
Ayanna Pressley: High minority incarceration rate is modern day slavery.
Michael Capuano: Criminal justice system is institutional racism.
Michael Guest: Involved with Court debt collecting company.
Haley Stevens: Tax and regulate marijuana to fund important projects.
Haley Stevens: Drug prosecution targets people of color disproportionately.
Ben McAdams: Marijuana banking bill gives safe harbor for businesses.
John Curtis: Marijuana banking bill gives safe harbor for businesses.
Susie Lee: Co-sponsored SAFE Banking Act for marijuana businesses.
John Rose: Amendment: no criminal associations re: cannabis banking.
Bryan Steil: Research & analyze marijuana before decriminalizing.
Michael Guest: Prosecuted drug dealers and tried to stop flow of drugs.
David Trone: We can't accept government's response to fight opioid crisis.
Deb Haaland: Addiction counseling/treatment centers need full funding.
Lori Trahan: Substance abuse culture must change: promote rehabilitation.
David Trone: Every day we don't act on opioid crisis, more people die.
Troy Balderson: More financial resources to treat the addicted.
Amy Mcgrath: Medical marijuana can help PTSD and addiction.
Debbie Lesko: Legalization of pot will only hurt our children.
Cindy Axne: Supports decriminalization, not necessarily legalization.
Jim Baird: Work with stakeholders to create drug treatment tactics.
Ayanna Pressley: When pot is legalized, licensing needs to be fair.
Kim Schrier: Children deserve access to an excellent public education.
Kim Schrier: Affordable higher education with no-interest loans, grants.
Ben McAdams: Will work to provide equal opportunity to students.
Ben McAdams: Supports access to financial aid for college students.
John Rose: Keep education local; reject Common Core.
Kendra Horn: Make college affordable; against voucher schemes.
Anthony Gonzalez: Protect schools by arming school officials & metal detectors.
Anthony Gonzalez: More local control and choice in our education system.
Xochitl Torres Small: Invest in public schools, act on southern New Mexico needs.
Sharice Davids: Every student should have access to quality public education.
Sharice Davids: Make higher education more affordable.
Lauren Underwood: Higher education should not be a privilege.
Sean Casten: Chipping away at the public school system has consequences.
Jason Crow: Fight funding cuts & voucher proposals.
Jason Crow: Ensure student loans are affordable.
Elaine Luria: Supports universal pre-K, school modernization.
Elaine Luria: Promoting alternatives to college, student loan forgiveness.
Michael Cloud: Provide parents greater choices for children.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: We must invest in public education.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: We must find relief from crushing student debt.
Max Rose: National student debt is approaching a crisis.
Mikie Sherrill: I will work to protect funding for our public schools.
Mikie Sherrill: Make college affordable for anyone willing to work for it.
Dean Phillips: Ensure education & training after high school is affordable.
Angie Craig: Prioritize funding for public schools, students, teachers.
Haley Stevens: Increase Pell Grants; make college degrees less costly.
TJ Cox: Fund free community-college, vocational school, job training.
Anthony Gonzalez: Need standards for college athletes being allowed to profit.
Sean Casten: Index value of Pell Grants to inflation.
Susie Lee: Index value of Pell Grants to inflation.
Susie Lee: Student loan crisis is crippling young people.
Bryan Steil: U. Wisc. Board should address technical skills gap.
Cindy Axne: All-day kindergarten for ALL kids, not just the lucky half.
Jahana Hayes: Advocate for college accessibility and more career readiness.
Cindy Axne: Invest in STEM in schools, then trade schools OR college.
David Trone: Recruit, train, and retain high quality teachers.
Chuy Garcia: Non-discriminatory funding for schools; low cost college.
Bryan Steil: Reduce federal government involvement in education.
Deb Haaland: Calls for big, smart investments in public education now.
Lori Trahan: High quality public education is key to our economic future.
Jason Crow: DeVos has run roughshod over our nation's public schools.
Carol Miller: No tuition-free public college.
Jim Baird: No tuition-free public college.
Kevin Hern: No tuition-free public college.
Mark E. Green: No tuition-free public college.
Mark Harris: No tuition-free public college.
Russ Fulcher: No tuition-free public college.
Steve Watkins: No tuition-free public college.
Susie Lee: Strengthen apprenticeship & vocational training plus college.
Susie Lee: Increased funding for early childhood education.
Susie Lee: Fix our public schools: the great equalizer.
Ayanna Pressley: Debt free college should be available for all.
Cindy Axne: Education shouldn't be based in a lottery system.
Susie Lee: Against vouchers, for choice for parents.
Susie Lee: For expanding early childhood education.
Energy & Oil|
Kim Schrier: Promote transition to 100% clean energy within our lifetime.
Kim Schrier: Climate change is real; needs immediate action.
Ben McAdams: Supports an all-of-the-above energy portfolio.
Tim Burchett: Lift the restrictions on offshore drilling.
Sharice Davids: Invest to combat the effects of climate change.
Sean Casten: Support nationwide CO2 regulation.
Jason Crow: Improved energy efficiency at military installations.
Elaine Luria: Leading fight against offshore drilling.
Elaine Luria: Nuclear energy can play key role in green energy future.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Texas should lead in developing clean energy.
Max Rose: Climate change is a national security crisis.
Mikie Sherrill: Climate change is real, shouldn't be a partisan issue.
Dean Phillips: Expand incentives for clean-energy production.
Angie Craig: Maintain a strong Renewable Fuel Standard.
Angie Craig: We can become a world leader in green innovation.
Haley Stevens: US can lead the way in promoting a clean energy future.
Tom Malinowski: Honor Paris Climate Agreement; oppose fracked gas pipelines.
Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon: Wind turbines offshore near Puerto Rico.
David Trone: Renewable solar energy is proven source; continue investment.
Josh Mahony: Promote solar energy to deal with man-made climate change.
Steve Womack: All-of-the-above since we have no answers on climate change.
Bryan Steil: Climate change is real; negotiate with India & China.
Deb Haaland: Lead the way into renewable energy era, solar and wind.
Chuy Garcia: Backs Clean Energy plan and investment in alternate sources.
Carol Miller: Pro-coal and pro-Trump through and through.
Lori Trahan: Supports alternative energy source with no barriers to entry.
Sean Casten: I support clean energy; they threaten science.
Sharice Davids: Tax incentives to promote wind energy.
Ann Kirkpatrick: Climate change is one of biggest national security threats.
Carol Miller: Expand our oil, coal, and natural gas production.
David Trone: Invest in green technology to fight climate change.
Deb Haaland: Climate change is #1 issue facing the world today.
Greg Stanton: Invest more federal dollars into solar and wind.
Jim Baird: Additional regulations needed to prevent climate change.
Kevin Hern: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
Lori Trahan: Invest in renewables; return to Paris Agreement.
Mark E. Green: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
Mark Harris: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
Russ Fulcher: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
Russ Fulcher: Supports growing energy sector.
Steve Watkins: Regulating climate change is not a government responsibility.
Amy Mcgrath: Invest in renewable energy.
Amy Mcgrath: Climate change is a fact we can no longer deny.
Ayanna Pressley: We need to encourage renewable energy.
Cindy Axne: Proponent of renewable energy investment and prioritization.
Debbie Lesko: Most of global warming is not caused by humans.
Kelly Armstrong: Crack down on environmental extremist protesters.
Jared Golden: Fully fund the Environmental Protection Agency.
Michael Cloud: We don't need the EPA passing intrusive regulations.
Michael Cloud: Do not need the EPA interfering with property rights.
Mikie Sherrill: Construct a new rail tunnel to New York.
Dean Phillips: Keep aquatic invasive species out of our lakes and rivers.
Annie Kuster: Bipartisan support for making animal cruelty a federal crime.
Chris Pappas: Bipartisan support for making animal cruelty a federal crime.
Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon: $6M in EPA funds to improve water quality.
Jahana Hayes: Pro-actively protect natural assets, waterways, & open space.
David Trone: Against proposal to cut EPA budget by $2.5B.
Chuy Garcia: Looking backward for answers on environment won't work.
Deb Haaland: Fight for access to clean water, air, and housing.
Lori Trahan: Hold responsible those who pollute the biosphere.
Kelly Armstrong: Designating "special places" is same as EPA over-regulation.
Russ Fulcher: Transfer federal lands in Idaho to state & locals.
Xochitl Torres Small: Keep public lands in federal control, so protect those lands.
Ayanna Pressley: Empower the EPA; strengthen clean air & water laws.
William Timmons: Develop alternative forms of energy such as solar and wind.
Families & Children|
Sean Casten: Advocate for paid parental leave.
Jason Crow: Ensure workers are able to care for their families.
Angie Craig: Establish national paid family leave.
Haley Stevens: I am an ardent supporter of paid family leave.
Lucy McBath: Ensure paid family leave like other industrialized countries.
David Trone: Supports the Childcare for Working Families Act.
Colin Allred: Supports full reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act.
Jahana Hayes: Supports gay marriage & equal constitutional rights.
Deb Haaland: National 6-months paid family leave program.
Kevin Hern: Fight to defend conservative family values.
Lori Trahan: Put working/middle class families first, not corporations.
Lori Trahan: Pass paid family leave and make it gender-neutral.
Carol Miller: Let businesses & groups act on their beliefs about marriage.
Jim Baird: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
Kevin Hern: Marriages are sacrament between one man and one woman.
Mark E. Green: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
Mark Harris: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
Russ Fulcher: Marriages are one-man-one-woman; so are bathrooms.
Steve Watkins: Marriage is one-man-one-woman; let businesses act on that.
Ayanna Pressley: Paid family leave is a necessity.
John Rose: Relationship between US, Israel critical to defeat terrorism.
Tim Burchett: Israel is our single greatest ally.
Anthony Gonzalez: China cannot be trusted on international stage.
Michael Cloud: In our best interest that Israel remain strong prosperous.
Mikie Sherrill: Most important national security tool is diplomacy.
Mikie Sherrill: Maintain our long-standing relationship with Israel.
Angie Craig: We're strongest when we're leading a coalition of countries.
Haley Stevens: Smart power and diplomacy instead of isolationist policies.
Kim Schrier: Jerusalem embassy move ill-informed; not well-thought out.
Tim Burchett: Iran nuclear deal was a nightmare, a big mistake.
Carol Miller: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
Jim Baird: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
Kevin Hern: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
Mark E. Green: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
Mark Harris: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
Russ Fulcher: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
Steve Watkins: Protect our sovereignty from the United Nations.
Amy Mcgrath: America's role in the world is that of a unique leader.
Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon: Decolonize Puerto Rico; statehood by 2021.
Lori Trahan: America must go back to being a leader; work with our allies.
Anthony Gonzalez: Deal with trade deficit with new global trade regime.
Anthony Gonzalez: Move critical supply chain back to US from China.
Veronica Escobar: Cross-border trade an important component of our economy.
Dean Phillips: Expand markets for businesses through fair trade agreements.
Angie Craig: Haphazard trade policy compromises national security.
Angie Craig: Oppose using farmers as political pawns in trade wars.
Sharice Davids: Wants stronger environmental, labor standards in USMCA.
Vicky Hartzler: Supports lifting steel & aluminum tariffs.
Kelly Armstrong: USMCA biggest trade victory for our country in a generation.
Kelly Armstrong: We cannot be used as pawns in a multi-year trade war.
David Trone: Grow economy through fair trade agreements, not trade war.
Carol Miller: America first: End trade deals that send jobs overseas.
Dino Rossi: Opposed to tariffs; strengthen trade with allies.
Greg Stanton: Bolstering export-based trade solved Great Recession.
Joe Neguse: Trade wars punish U.S. exporters & trickle down to consumers.
Kim Schrier: Labor & environmental standards: fair trade, not free trade.
Debbie Lesko: Free trade needs to be fair trade.
Debbie Lesko: Investment in education should be done locally.
Michael Guest: Believer in free trade, but supports circumstantial tariffs.
Amy McGrath: No reason for tariffs against NATO allies.
Cindy Axne: ND soybean farmers need open trade with China, not tariffs.
Susie Lee: Expand trade but protect workers, environment.
Kim Schrier: Overturn Citizens Union; modernize/secure voting systems.
Tim Burchett: Supports term limits for Congress.
Tim Burchett: Open TVA board of directors meetings to taxpayers.
Tim Burchett: Roll back job-killing regulations at EPA & other agencies.
William Timmons: Supports term limits; pledges to serve only 6 terms.
Kelly Armstrong: Require Congress to approve major regulations.
Jared Golden: Cosponsored the For the People Act election reform.
Sean Casten: Incentivize states to adopt automatic voter registration.
Sean Casten: Move Election Day to the weekend.
Jason Crow: Crack down on dark money in politics.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Protect voter rights; don't restrict them.
Max Rose: Automatic voter registration, streamline absentee voting.
Dean Phillips: Disclose all election spending, including online ads.
Dean Phillips: End "revolving door" between Congress & lobbyists.
Angie Craig: Reform our campaign finance system.
Anthony Gonzalez: Co-sponsored bipartisan bill on election security.
Susie Lee: Member of the Problem Solvers Caucus: break the gridlock.
Sharice Davids: Petition Dept. of Justice to investigate voting complaints.
Kelly Armstrong: Keep ND's no voter registration, but secure elections.
Lauren Underwood: Free and fair elections are a critical pillar of democracy.
Andy Martin: Term limits on members of congress & federal judges.
David Trone: Citizen's United must be overturned; we need transparency.
Colin Allred: Clean up corruption: refuse corporate PAC money.
Deb Haaland: Won't take PAC money; will fight to overturn Citizens United.
Deb Haaland: Fight for government transparency and accountability.
Dusty Johnson: End out-of-control bureaucracies that rule by regulation.
Kevin Hern: Put an end to the typical behaviors of career politicians.
Lori Trahan: Ambitious campaign finance and voting reform plan.
Ben McAdams: End Citizens United: disallow corporate money in politics.
Ed Case: Enact far-reaching campaign spending & lobbying reforms.
Jim Baird: End the political class' grip on power in Washington.
Joe Neguse: Ensure every voter's voice, despite Russian interference.
Kendra Horn: Matching grants to expand early voting opportunities.
Mark Harris: Sanctity of ballot box is essential; Federal guidelines ok.
Mark Harris: More disclosure & less regulation of campaign finance.
Amy Mcgrath: Decisions like Citizens United hurt America.
Chuy Garcia: Implement financial and performance audits.
Kim Schrier: Universal background checks, restrict military-style weapons.
John Rose: Life member of NRA, 2nd amendment is fundamental to America.
Tim Burchett: Avid gun owner; lifetime NRA member.
Kendra Horn: Commonsense gun safety laws don't threaten 2nd Amendment.
William Timmons: I am a proud gun owner.
Kelly Armstrong: Fought efforts to infringe on 2d amendment freedoms.
Lauren Underwood: Universal background checks; repeal Dickey Amendment.
Sean Casten: Bring back the Assault Weapons Ban.
Jason Crow: Ban long gun sales to people in other states.
Elaine Luria: For universal background checks & red flag laws.
Michael Cloud: The only defense against tyranny is an armed citizenry.
John Joyce: Extremists want to infringe on law abiding citizens' rights.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: I will fight for common-sense gun safety measures.
Mikie Sherrill: Supports universal criminal background checks.
Dean Phillips: Pass background checks & assault weapons ban.
Angie Craig: Can address gun violence and protect Second Amendment.
Haley Stevens: It is past time that we act on commonsense gun reform.
Susie Lee: Ban high capacity magazines, assault weapons.
Jared Golden: Voted against universal background checks.
Sharice Davids: Gun violence a public health crisis.
Tom Malinowski: Regulate guns and ammunition to protect citizens.
Lucy McBath: Fight for gun control and save lives.
Ben Ray Lujan: Extend waiting periods from 3 to 10 days.
Deb Haaland: Extend waiting periods from 3 to 10 days.
Xochitl Torres Small: Voted against extending waiting periods from 3 to 10 days.
Jahana Hayes: Constituents want gun control, and Hayes will work on it.
Lucy McBath: Son was killed as a result of gun violence.
David Trone: Work with both parties to pass common sense gun control.
Chuy Garcia: Controls on guns are in the bounds of Constitution.
Dusty Johnson: Funding for mental health services to lower gun violence.
Carol Miller: Pro-Second Amendment and pro-Trump through and through.
Deb Haaland: We need 100% background checks, & close gun show loophole.
Jason Crow: People demand action now, not NRA donations.
Kevin Hern: Pro 2nd Amendment; fight for gun rights for everyone.
Lori Trahan: Comprehensive background checks; no concealed carry.
Steve Watkins: Firm believer in the Second Amendment.
Troy Balderson: Strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment; high ratings from NRA.
Ann Kirkpatrick: More background checks; end ban on gun violence research.
Ben McAdams: Ban bump stocks; close the gun show/internet loopholes.
Carol Miller: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
Deb Haaland: Ban assault weapons; we need national buy-back program.
Jim Baird: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
John Rose: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
Kevin Hern: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
Lori Trahan: Common-sense gun reform; ban assault weapons.
Mark E. Green: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
Mark Harris: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
Mark Harris: Outcry for gun laws is misguided & won't reduce gun violence.
Russ Fulcher: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
Steve Watkins: More restrictive gun control doesn't protect public safety.
Xochitl Torres Small: Common sense gun laws like universal background checks.
Amy Mcgrath: Gun regulation is a necessity.
Ayanna Pressley: Gun control needs to be implemented now.
Debbie Lesko: The second amendment provides an essential right.
Kathy Manning: Extensive background checks during gun purchases.
Lucy McBath: Support young voters in keeping guns out of schools.
John Lewis: Set aside federal funds to address gun violence.
Kim Schrier: Stabilize insurance markets; option to buy into Medicare.
Kim Schrier: Vaccinations should be required to attend school.
Ben McAdams: Fix ACA rather than just scrapping it.
Ben McAdams: Restore funding to the Children's Health Insurance Program.
John Rose: Replace ObamaCare with market-based, patient-centered reform.
Tim Burchett: Repeal ObamaCare; enact commonsense free-market policies.
Kendra Horn: Expand Medicaid; lower prescription prices.
Anthony Gonzalez: Negotiate Rx drug prices; cover pre-existing conditions.
Anthony Gonzalez: Replace ObamaCare with health savings accounts.
Kelly Armstrong: Obamacare is an unmitigated disaster.
Xochitl Torres Small: Work across party lines to expand rural health care access.
Jared Golden: Opposed efforts to repeal Affordable Care Act.
Sharice Davids: Everyone should have access to affordable health care.
Lauren Underwood: All Americans should have access to affordable health care.
Sean Casten: Make the VA a leader in national health care reform.
Sean Casten: We need a base level of health care coverage.
Jason Crow: Lower prescription prices; fight for a pubic option.
Elaine Luria: Strengthen the ACA to ensure affordable health coverage.
Michael Cloud: Health care must be driven by a market-oriented approach.
Veronica Escobar: Only way is to have a single payer healthcare system.
John Joyce: Will fight to dismantle ObamaCare completely.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Let Medicare negotiate drug prices.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Strengthen ACA by stabilizing market.
Max Rose: Create public option, lower Medicare eligibility to 55.
Max Rose: Get veterans' health care and services from VA.
Mikie Sherrill: Let Medicare negotiate drug prices, option to buy in.
Dean Phillips: Provide VA resources for physical & mental health care.
Dean Phillips: Fix and improve the Affordable Care Act.
Dean Phillips: Strengthen Medicare by controlling rising healthcare costs.
Dean Phillips: Support mental health programs for children.
Angie Craig: Co-sponsored bill to let Medicare negotiate drug prices.
Angie Craig: Establish public option plan, increase competition.
Angie Craig: Veterans deserve access to the best healthcare & treatment.
Haley Stevens: Fix Obamacare: add public option; let 55-65 buy into system.
TJ Cox: Ensure everyone has access to quality, affordable care.
Sean Casten: Fact-Check: Corrected drug claim about NIH funding.
Susie Lee: Defend ACA; improve its coverage.
Tom Malinowski: Medicare for All option is pathway to decent healthcare.
Xochitl Torres Small: Files bill to hire 15,000 doctors for rural communities.
Bryan Steil: Protect individuals with pre-existing conditions.
Kelly Armstrong: Give money & control back to the states.
Cindy Axne: Protect Medicare Advantage program for Iowa seniors.
Mark E. Green: Vaccines may be causing autism; CDC mismanaged data.
Lauren Underwood: Protect ObamaCare, and fix it for lower drug prices.
Chuy Garcia: Supports single-payer system, based on Medicare.
David Trone: Close Medicaid coverage gap and expand it into all 50 states.
Jim Baird: ObamaCare needs reform and conservative approach.
Dusty Johnson: Give states access to waivers; test out healthcare models.
Chris Pappas: Expand Medicaid, Medicare, and ObamaCare.
Deb Haaland: We need Medicare for All, a national public health insurance.
Jason Crow: Supports universal healthcare and affordable housing.
Joe Cunningham: Negotiate with drug companies to lower Rx prices.
Kevin Hern: Replace ObamaCare with free-market driven healthcare.
Lauren Underwood: Every family has a right to quality, affordable healthcare.
Lori Trahan: Defend & expand ObamaCare; as a right, not a privilege.
Sharice Davids: Expand Medicaid; enable Medicare to negotiate drug prices.
Steven Horsford: Counter Trump and GOP healthcare policies.
Troy Balderson: Repeal and replace ObamaCare, once and for all.
Ann Kirkpatrick: Expand eligibility for individuals to buy into Medicare.
Ben McAdams: Fix problems with ObamaCare; protect Medicare and CHIP.
Carol Miller: Repeal ObamaCare and eliminate the bureaucracy.
David Trone: ObamaCare made progress; now expand to all.
Deb Haaland: Fight Big Pharma for cheaper prescription drugs.
Dino Rossi: Replace ObamaCare with more competition in the marketplace.
Greg Stanton: Expand ObamaCare and access to quality and affordable.
Jim Baird: Repeal ObamaCare & replace with free market driven system.
Joe Neguse: Fix ObamaCare, then champion Medicare-for-All.
Kevin Hern: We must repeal ObamaCare; more HSAs and elf-insurance.
Kim Schrier: Restore ObamaCare reinsurance; then Medicare-for-All.
Mark E. Green: Repeal ObamaCare; put back free market principles.
Mark Harris: Market-based and patient driven reform.
Mark Harris: Health insurance is not a government responsibility.
Mark Harris: More prevention; avoid using emergency room for primary care.
Russ Fulcher: Health insurance is not a government responsibility.
Russ Fulcher: Choice & competition instead of ObamaCare mandates.
Steve Watkins: Health insurance via true free-market approach.
Susie Lee: Expand access to health care & mental health services.
Xochitl Torres Small: Make affordable healthcare accessible to everyone.
Amy Mcgrath: ObamaCare has taken the US a step in the right direction.
Ayanna Pressley: Obamacare should be further implemented.
Debbie Lesko: Obamacare is not the answer.
Lauren Underwood: I have a pre-existing condition.
Lauren Underwood: Healthcare is a human right.
Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon: Puerto Rico shouldn't pay ACA tax without Benefit.
Susie Lee: Don't repeal Obamacare, make necessary changes.
Kim Schrier: Ensure veterans are getting top-quality healthcare.
John Rose: Fund the military at level for protection country needs.
Tim Burchett: Veterans should be able to get care wherever they choose.
William Timmons: The US only experiences true peace through strength.
Xochitl Torres Small: Fully funded and staffed VA; including mental health.
Jason Crow: We must fight to protect veterans' benefits.
Elaine Luria: Provide a critical pay raise for disabled veterans.
John Joyce: A veteran should be able to walk into any hospital for care.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Prioritize support for those who serve in our military.
Mikie Sherrill: Will fight to fix VA, improve healthcare.
Haley Stevens: Ensure that the VA is adequately serving our veterans.
Haley Stevens: Don't bloat Defense budget at expense of domestic programs.
Mike Levin: Make veteran homelessness an issue of the past.
Greg Murphy: First priority is House Armed Services Committee.
Xochitl Torres Small: Invest in Northern Triangle to relieve refugee problem.
Walter Beaman Jones: Coined "freedom fries" for Iraq War; but later opposed war.
David Trone: Veterans deserve aid; empty thank you's aren't helping them.
Ann Kirkpatrick: Reform the VA to improve care for veterans.
Deb Haaland: The Veterans deserve good health care and help finding jobs.
Dusty Johnson: Advocate for veterans; keep promises to heroes.
Troy Balderson: Veterans owed care, support and services on their return.
Carol Miller: Peace maintained via a strong military.
Jim Baird: Peace maintained via a strong military.
Kevin Hern: Peace maintained via a strong military.
Mark E. Green: Peace maintained via a strong military.
Mark Harris: Peace maintained via a strong military.
Russ Fulcher: Peace maintained via a strong military.
Steve Watkins: Peace maintained via a strong military.
Debbie Lesko: The military should have the best equipment around.
Jim Baird: Helped create Indiana Military Veteran Legislative Day.
Scott DesJarlais: Prohibit transgender people from serving in the military.
Kim Schrier: Bipartisan immigration reform, oppose border wall.
Ben McAdams: Bipartisan reform, secure borders; resolve DACA.
John Rose: Illegal immigrants not "undocumented," deport them.
Tim Burchett: Has cracked down on illegal immigration throughout career.
William Timmons: Support border wall; stop sanctuary cities & chain migration.
Anthony Gonzalez: Invest in border security; amend asylum laws.
Anthony Gonzalez: DACA: No amnesty or special pathway; find legal solution.
Kelly Armstrong: Secure our borders to end drugs & human trafficking.
Xochitl Torres Small: For secure borders; against impractical wall.
Xochitl Torres Small: We need a clear and moral immigration system.
Lauren Underwood: Provide DACA recipients a pathway to citizenship.
Sean Casten: Protect Dreamers, border wall is an expensive waste.
Jason Crow: Bring millions undocumented immigrants out of the shadows.
Michael Cloud: Fully fund the border wall and secure our borders.
Veronica Escobar: Will push for comprehensive immigration reform.
John Joyce: Support Trump's agenda to create a secure border.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Comprehensive immigration reform with pathway to citizenship.
Max Rose: Opposes travel ban, protect refugees.
Dean Phillips: No to border wall; yes to effective border security.
Dean Phillips: Create fair pathways to earned, legal citizenship.
Angie Craig: Reform ICE; smart border security; path to citizenship.
Haley Stevens: Never forget that America is a country of immigrants.
TJ Cox: Path to citizenship, protect DACA recipients.
Jason Crow: Introduced Public Oversight of Detention Centers Act.
Susie Lee: Against funding ill-conceived border wall.
Susie Lee: Secure border by investing in people, technology.
Jared Golden: Reform immigration system; secure our borders.
Bryan Steil: Two-step approach: border security, then immigration reform.
Kelly Armstrong: Secure border, then conversations on immigration issues.
Michael Guest: Modernize system to make it easier to legally enter country.
John Rose: Favors building the wall, good fences make good neighbors.
Chuy Garcia: ICE should treat immigrants humanely or be cancelled.
David Trone: Advocate for immigrants; supports pathway to citizenship.
Chuy Garcia: Cost of a "wall" for Mexico is not a good use of tax dollars.
Carol Miller: Cut the bull; build the wall.
Deb Haaland: Immigration reform: stop deportation, protect DREAMers.
Dusty Johnson: Enforce border security law; plus merit-based immigration.
Kevin Hern: Enforce existing immigration laws & secure the borders.
Lori Trahan: Work to fix broken immigration system & protect rights.
Troy Balderson: Build wall to keep out illegals: deport those here.
Ann Kirkpatrick: Give DREAMers a path to citizenship rather than deportation.
Ben McAdams: Give DREAMers a path to citizenship.
Carol Miller: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
David Trone: Oppose mass deportations & travel bans; support DACA & TPS.
Deb Haaland: I oppose deportations and bans that rip families apart.
Dino Rossi: Don't deport DREAMers; improve the guest worker program.
Greg Stanton: Clean DREAM Act, then comprehensive reform.
Jim Baird: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
Joe Neguse: Clean DREAM Act, then comprehensive reform.
John Rose: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
Kendra Horn: Border wall is a medieval solution to a 21st Century problem.
Kendra Horn: Don't deport DREAMers; make DACA permanent.
Kevin Hern: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
Kim Schrier: Restore DACA and DAPA; then comprehensive reform.
Lori Trahan: Fulfill promises made to DREAMers; then comprehensive reform.
Lori Trahan: No citizenship question on 2020 Census form.
Mark E. Green: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
Mark Harris: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
Mark Harris: Secure our borders by building a wall.
Russ Fulcher: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
Russ Fulcher: Secure the border; end chain migration.
Steve Watkins: Build the border wall, not sanctuary cities.
Xochitl Torres Small: Target criminals rather than ripping apart families.
Ayanna Pressley: No compromise: no funding for border wall.
Ayanna Pressley: No funding in any bill for Trump's hate wall.
Ayanna Pressley: America needs to be immigrant friendly.
Debbie Lesko: The border needs to be secure like Trump says.
Deb Haaland: Homeland Security head should resign over family detention.
Lori Trahan: Homeland Security head should resign over child detention.
Michael Guest: Building wall halts flow of illegal drugs & migrants into US.
Jim Baird: Work with DACA recipients to find road to citizenship.
Kendra Horn: Equal pay for equal work, expand paid family leave.
Kendra Horn: Need to create skilled workforce, raise minimum wage.
Anthony Gonzalez: Expand opportunities in skilled trades.
Jared Golden: Stronger unions lead to a stronger middle-class.
Sharice Davids: Voted to raise the federal minimum wage.
Jason Crow: Invest in workforce development & apprenticeship training.
Jason Crow: Equal pay is not only a women's issue.
Elaine Luria: Voted to increase the federal minimum wage.
Max Rose: Unions are the backbone of America's economy.
Mikie Sherrill: Strongly support equal pay for equal work.
Dean Phillips: Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act to combat wage discrimination.
Angie Craig: Labor built our middle class & drives our economy.
Angie Craig: Create training partnerships between employers, schools.
Angie Craig: Encourage industry to recruit, hire, and train veterans.
Angie Craig: Ensure every woman is paid fairly for equal work.
Haley Stevens: Encourage wage growth through equal access to opportunity.
Haley Stevens: We must end the gender pay gap.
Lucy McBath: Make workplaces more equitable for women.
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: Women deserve the same pay as men.
Dina Titus: Voted to raise minimum wage to $15/hr.
Steven Horsford: Voted to raise minimum wage to $15/hr.
Susie Lee: Voted to raise minimum wage to $15/hr.
Dan Bishop: The number one industry in my district is agriculture.
Kevin Hern: To maintain historically low unemployment, vote Republican.
Chuy Garcia: Education + training + funding = good paying jobs created.
David Trone: Fight for equal pay for women and paid family leave.
David Trone: Increase minimum wage; then tie to inflation.
Ted Budd: 7M unfilled jobs means tax cuts are working.
Deb Haaland: Pro-union; advocate for fair trade policies for unions.
Deb Haaland: $15/hr minimum wage and a federal job guarantee program.
Jim Baird: Livable income no; free market yes.
Kendra Horn: Strengthen the middle class by increasing wages.
Kevin Hern: No livable income; remove incentives of unemployment.
Mark E. Green: Rolling back regulations (like livable income) creates jobs.
Mark Harris: Job creators reduce unemployment, not "Livable income".
Russ Fulcher: Robust growth reduces unemployment, not "livable income".
Steve Watkins: Livable income is not a government responsibility.
Abby Finkenauer: Opposed state bill reducing collective bargaining rights.
Ayanna Pressley: A higher Federal minimum wage is beneficial.
Principles & Values|
Ben McAdams: If Congress can't pass budget, they shouldn't get paid.
John Rose: I will contribute to Making America Great Again.
Lauren Underwood: I get stopped and told I'm not supposed to be where I am.
Kim Schrier: When something is wrong in the world, make it a better place.
Kelly Armstrong: Socialism flies in the face of North Dakota values.
Walter Beaman Jones: Served in NC House as Democrat; then US House as Republican.
Steve King: Condemned on House floor for racist remarks.
Steve King: OpEd: ongoing white nationalist comments warrant resignation.
Steve King: When did "white nationalist" become offensive language?
Sharice Davids: Having diverse group in Congress will make a difference.
Dan McCready: Lost 2018 election by 905 votes, but NC investigating fraud.
Mark Harris: Won 2018 election by 905 votes, but NC investigating fraud.
Jason Crow: I will never stop trying to find common ground when I can.
Kim Schrier: Decided to make first run for office after the 2016 election.
Lori Trahan: Fight to protect shared values.
Troy Balderson: Relies on his Christian faith to be his compass in life.
Carol Miller: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
Ed Case: Worked for three decades as attorney and law firm manager.
Ed Case: 1990s: Majority Leader of Hawaii State House.
Jim Baird: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
John Rose: Religious liberty is at risk, but no Sharia in the U.S.
Kevin Hern: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
Mark E. Green: I am a Christian and seek to honor God in all I do.
Mark E. Green: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
Mark Harris: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
Russ Fulcher: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
Steve Watkins: Our limited government established by Judeo-Christian values.
Ayanna Pressley: Support progressive legislation with activist leadership.
Kendra Horn: Women legislators more likely to reach across the aisle.
Cindy Axne: Government out of church decision on contraception insurance.
William Timmons: Country needs to get back to biblical principles.
Anthony Gonzalez: Put entitlements on path towards sustainability.
Jared Golden: Protect Social Security; increase benefits.
Elaine Luria: Strengthen Medicare and Social Security.
Veronica Escobar: Scrap the cap on payments into Social Security.
John Joyce: No changes for those near retirement age.
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher: Oppose cutting, privatizing Social Security, Medicare.
Max Rose: Protect and expand Social Security.
Mikie Sherrill: Oppose all efforts to privatize Social Security and Medicare.
Dean Phillips: Protect Social Security from being privatized or reduced.
Angie Craig: Strengthen Social Security & Medicare; shore up funding.
Haley Stevens: Will fight any attempt to privatize or cut Social Security.
Mike Levin: Oppose any and all efforts to privatize Social Security.
TJ Cox: Will fight any attempt to privatize or cut.
Chris Pappas: No cuts to Social Security & Medicare to sustain tax cuts.
Ben McAdams: Bipartisan effort with Mitt Romney to shore up entitlements.
Tom Malinowski: Subject earnings above $400,000 to the payroll tax.
John Rose: Everything needs to be on the table for Social Security.
Bryan Steil: No changes to seniors' rights of Medicare & Social Security.
Dan McCready: Protect Social Security and Medicare from privatization.
Cindy Axne: Will fight against social security privatization.
Mark Harris: Aim to keep Social Security solvent.
David Trone: Social Security works but needs cap raised on taxable wages.
Joe Cunningham: Promises to shield Medicare and Social Security from cuts.
Colin Allred: Protect Social Security and Medicare from cuts.
Chuy Garcia: Social Security is essential but needs wage limits increased.
Dusty Johnson: Push back age on Social Security for younger citizens.
Abby Finkenauer: Never break trust of Social Security and Medicare.
Ann Kirkpatrick: Protect Social Security and Medicare.
Deb Haaland: Increase Social Security by ending the cap on taxable income.
Lori Trahan: Fight to keep Social Security uncut & safe for seniors.
Troy Balderson: Do nothing to cut Social Security and Medicare.
Carol Miller: We need to protect Social Security and Medicare for all.
Jim Baird: Prioritize funding to protect future generations.
Kendra Horn: Commitment to keep promises on Social Security & Medicare.
Kevin Hern: Look at ways to privatize.
Lori Trahan: Raise payroll cap & contribution rate to ensure solvency.
Mark E. Green: Reform Soc.Sec. for future generations.
Mark Harris: Reverse death spiral with complete overhaul.
Russ Fulcher: People should not have to rely strictly on Social Security.
Steve Watkins: Develop changes that are sustainable for future.
Troy Balderson: Scaling back Social Security benefits is not an option.
Amy Mcgrath: Expand Social Security to include teachers.
Ayanna Pressley: Social Security is crucial and must not be cut.
Ben McAdams: Make tax system simpler, fairer, more predictable.
John Rose: Tax code too complicated; make it easier to file.
Kendra Horn: Recent tax cut "scam" was for millionaires & corporations.
Elaine Luria: Introduced bill to reduce taxes on Gold Star families.
John Joyce: Trump's historic tax reform has strengthened our economy.
Max Rose: Repeal cap on state and local tax deductions.
Mikie Sherrill: Pass a tax plan that supports the middle class.
Dean Phillips: Make middle class tax cuts permanent, end special giveaways.
David Trone: An equitable tax system means wealthy pay fair share.
Kathy Manning: Middle class families should be given more tax breaks.
Chuy Garcia: New tax reform bill gives away borrowed money to the wealthy.
Dusty Johnson: Tax Reform 2.0: take time to craft right policy.
Carol Miller: GOP tax cuts returned US to a competitive economy.
Kevin Hern: Wants simplified tax system, keep more money in your pockets.
Lori Trahan: Bring equity back to tax code; close loopholes for wealthy.
Troy Balderson: Road to good paying jobs is cutting taxes & keeping them low.
David Trone: Trump tax cuts worsen income inequality.
Jim Baird: Simple and fair taxes are a big win for the economy.
Kevin Hern: Repeal 16th Amendment; strategically move to Flat Tax system.
Mark E. Green: Make GOP tax cuts permanent: the Laffer Curve is true.
Steve Watkins: Make Trump tax cuts permanent.
Ayanna Pressley: Our tax code should relieve the 99%.
Debbie Lesko: I have never seen a tax I didn't want to cut.
Deb Haaland: New tax law helps the rich and leaves rest behind.
Amy McGrath: Don't pay for tax cuts for wealthy by undermining healthcare.
Michael Guest: Trump tax reform gave relief to job creators.
Joe Cunningham: Tax reform should benefit regular people, not wealthy.
Kelly Armstrong: Sponsored large infrastructure bill in legislature.
Sharice Davids: Develop roadways, airports, railways, water infrastructure.
Sean Casten: Infrastructure is one of the best investments we can make.
Elaine Luria: Invest in infrastructure; restore net neutrality.
Angie Craig: Expanding access to broadband in rural areas.
David Trone: Infrastructure 2.0 Act: set up bank to fund repairs.
Dusty Johnson: The path to solve climate change must involve technology.
Chuy Garcia: Supports a federal infrastructure program from federal funds.
Deb Haaland: Supports net neutrality and public internet infrastructure.
Lori Trahan: Unlock public funds for infrastructure upgrades.
Dino Rossi: Infrastructure should ensure earthquake readiness.
Greg Stanton: Invest in our crumbling infrastructure.
Jared Golden: Fix Maine's crumbling infrastructure.
Kim Schrier: Provide FEMA resources needed for earthquake preparedness.
Mark E. Green: Science has no morality; we need universal moral code.
Mark Harris: Local matching ensures that Feds fund right infrastructure.
Russ Fulcher: Robust cybersecurity, and defend intellectual property.
Russ Fulcher: Link usage taxes to infrastructure funding.
Ayanna Pressley: Spending on infrastructure will benefit Americans.
War & Peace|
John Rose: Radical Islamic terrorism is real; supports travel ban.
Tim Burchett: We need to destroy our enemies so they don't destroy us.
Anthony Gonzalez: Make China pay for costs of global pandemic.
Anthony Gonzalez: Defeat radical Islamic extremism wherever it exists.
Anthony Gonzalez: Support veterans with health care & mental health treatment.
Jared Golden: Increase funding for mental health care at VA.
John Joyce: Greatest way to achieve peace is through strength.
Mikie Sherrill: North Korea: support robust military presence in region.
Haley Stevens: I will stand alongside Israel against the BDS movement.
Haley Stevens: I have no illusions about Iran as a destructive force.
William Timmons: Supported assassination of Iranian leader.
Walter Beaman Jones: My 2001 pro-Iraq war vote helped kill 4,000 Americans.
Dan McCready: Mission & strategy needed before going to war.
David Trone: Strong advocate for our valued ally, the State of Israel.
Deb Haaland: Supports diplomacy over violence; force must be last resort.
Steve Watkins: Supports US military action in Syria.
Carol Miller: Help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.
Jim Baird: Help Israel and allies fight terrorism.
Kevin Hern: Help defend Israel; support Trump's travel ban.
Mark E. Green: Defend Israel & allies from radical Islamic terrorism.
Mark Harris: Help defend Israel; the enemy is Islamic Terrorism.
Russ Fulcher: Help defend Israel; fight the terrorists overseas.
Steve Watkins: Help defend Israel; eradicate radical Islamic terror.
Dusty Johnson: Base foreign policy on "peace through strength".
Susie Lee: Opposed Iran Nuclear Deal, but against repealing it.
Welfare & Poverty|
John Rose: Welfare lets able-bodied workers sit on sidelines & get paid.
Anthony Gonzalez: Reform welfare to promote work and family stability.
Kevin Hern: Stop incentivizing dependency on government welfare.
Deb Haaland: Against federal work requirements for SNAP; will hurt kids.
Dusty Johnson: Making welfare recipients accountable can help them.
The above quotations are from News coverage of 2018 House elections.
Special coverage of "Blue Wave" states:
CA: 7 new House members including 6 Democrats and 5 Democratic takeovers
FL: 5 new House members including 2 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
MI: 5 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
MN: 5 new House members including 3 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers (and 1 Republican takeover!)
NJ: 4 new House members including 4 Democrats and 3 Democratic takeovers
NY: 4 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
PA: 7 new House members including 4 Democrats and 4 Democratic takeovers (with statewide redistricting)
TX: 10 new House members including 4 Democrats and 2 Democratic takeovers
VA: 5 new House members including 3 Democrats and 3 Democratic takeovers
Endorsements: Organizational endorsements of new House members, from groups that focus on one issue
All other states: 51 new House members including 17 Democratic takeovers
Conclusion: the "Blue Wave" means Democrats took over Congress but the rest is media hype.