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Neil Gorsuch: Let Hobby Lobby skip contraceptives on religious grounds.
Doug Jones: 2000: Got convictions of two involved in 1963 church bombing.
Bob Barr: Threats to liberty in post-9/11 world require libertarianism.
Samuel Alito: Schools cannot limit student speech insulting other students.
George W. Bush: No gay adoptions; but listens to gay GOP group.
Elaine Chao: Public-private partnerships for innovating on infrastructure.
Neil Gorsuch: Taught law school courses on anti-trust and legal ethics.
Jon Huntsman: Aggressively pro-business agenda as governor.
Don Blankenship: Served sentence, called himself a "political prisoner".
Neil Gorsuch: Police tasers aren't excessive force, even if person killed.
Cory Booker: $1,000 reward for crime tips leading to gun recovery.
Samuel Alito: Casinos not responsible for drunken gambling losses.
Sarah Palin: Rejected making Wasilla bars close earlier than 5 AM.
Samuel Alito: Alcohol ads cannot be banned from school newspapers.
Doug Jones: Supported integration of his high school in late '60s.
Energy & Oil|
Al Gore: An Inconvenient Truth: Gore’s movie about global warming.
Al Gore: Global warming captured Gore’s interest as student.
Families & Children|
Doug Jones: Supported women accusing opponent of sexual misconduct.
Joe Biden: The days of cozying up to dictators is over.
Pope Francis: Israel & Palestine should be separate, independent countries.
Joe Biden: Won't be at the mercy of other countries to protect our own.
Jon Tester: Federal farm subsidies are a necessary evil.
Neil Gorsuch: Strict originalist: interpret Constitution as Founders meant.
George W. Bush: Loves government, but keep it restricted.
Lincoln Chafee: 2014: B+ rating from Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
Sarah Palin: Hunts as much as she can; freezer-full of wild game.
Mike Bloomberg: It’s not about gun control, it’s about crime control.
Julia Letlow: COVID can touch anyone; get a vaccine and save your life.
Andrew Yang: Invest in "telehealth" allowing internet access to doctors.
Mitt Romney: State universal coverage plan is national test case.
Joe Biden: Don't turn a blind eye to Russian bounties on US soldiers.
Sarah Palin: Let veterans apply skills to skip state certification.
Pope Francis: Take better care of refugees driven from their land.
Jon Huntsman: 2008: GOP should tack to the middle on immigration.
Sarah Palin: Closed last factory in Wasilla in 2007.
Principles & Values|
Jaime Harrison: Not political issues: about doing what is right.
Bill Clinton: Lying about sex is not an abuse of presidential power.
Richard Nixon: Nixon abused powers to improperly influence election.
Sarah Palin: Officiated a marriage in the aisle of Wal-Mart.
Bob Barr: Expects votes to come from those who would sit out election.
Bob Barr: Rejects “spolier” label; expects to win electoral votes.
Jon Tester: Sen. Burns brings scandals like Abramoff & bridge-to-nowhere.
Al Gore: Parallels to Nixon’s comeback from 1960 vs. 1968.
Mitt Romney: Faces questions on Mormonism like Kennedy did on Catholicism.
Brad Carson: Member of Cherokee Nation; descendant of “Trail of Tears”.
Howard Dean: Sealed governorship records for 10 years.
Wesley Clark: Candidacy about national security going wrong.
Chris Pappas: No cuts to Social Security & Medicare to sustain tax cuts.
Jon Huntsman: Pro-business agenda, including targeted tax cuts.
Andrew Yang: Internet users should have property rights to their data.
Andrew Yang: Allow people to cast ballots through mobile apps.
Charles Schumer: Public-private partnerships allow "Trump tolls" for cronies.
Elaine Chao: Make self-driving cars a reality, and quickly.
Jon Huntsman: Prevent Chinese manufacturers from selling patented products.
Al Gore: Cautious moratorium on Internet sales taxes.
Bill Bradley: Cautious moratorium on Internet sales taxes.
George W. Bush: Extend Internet sales tax ban; but wary of Main St. losses.
War & Peace|
Sarah Palin: Yes, we can kill our way to victory in the Mideast.
Dick Cheney: Most dire view of terrorist threat of all Bush advisers.
Wesley Clark: Get the Iraqis involved in taking responsibilities.
Elizabeth Dole: We must win, even if it takes ground troops.
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