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Stacey Abrams on Technology
Click here for 2 full quotes by Stacey Abrams OR click here for Stacey Abrams on other issues.
  • We must invest in public infrastructure. (May 2017)
  • Creates commission on Transit Governance and Funding. (Mar 2017)
Michael Bennet on Technology
Click here for 2 full quotes by Michael Bennet OR click here for Michael Bennet on other issues.
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (May 2011)
Joe Biden on Technology
Former Vice President; previously Democratic Senator (DE)
Click here for 13 full quotes by Joe Biden OR click here for Joe Biden on other issues.
  • $15B initiative to rebuild energy & water infrastructure. (Nov 2017)
  • Double amount of spectrum available for wireless broadband. (Feb 2012)
  • Internet is new public space; make it a force for democracy. (Nov 2011)
  • No exclusive government control over Internet resources. (Nov 2011)
  • WikiLeaks founder is a high-tech terrorist. (Dec 2010)
  • China invests 7% of GDP in infrastructure; we invest only 1%. (Dec 2008)
  • Proposed $980M for tunnel repair; others have dropped ball. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Fund nanomaterial research project for car batteries. (Mar 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Mike Bloomberg on Technology
Mayor of New York City (Independent)
Click here for 7 full quotes by Mike Bloomberg OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • Raising deficits constrains federal infrastructure spending. (Dec 2017)
  • 1979: On Wall Street at dawn of the computer age. (Sep 2010)
  • 1981: Invented "The Bloomberg terminal" for financial news. (Sep 2010)
  • Teamed with Gov. Rendell on "Building America's Future". (Sep 2010)
  • Wireless network for better NYPD and NYFD communications. (Jan 2008)
  • Investing in infrastructure critical to competitiveness. (Dec 2007)
  • Publicity helps business, but it's best to say it yourself. (Aug 2001)
Cory Booker on Technology
Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
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  • Prison construction draws resources from other priorities. (Feb 2016)
  • We can't afford to ignore aging infrastructure anymore. (Mar 2015)
  • Fix crumbling rail & road with National Infrastructure Bank. (Jul 2014)
  • Invest in Next-Gen air traffic; broadband, and smart grid. (Jul 2014)
  • Protect critical infrastructure from cyberattack. (Nov 2013)
  • Technology empowers individuals but creates diverse threats. (Nov 2013)
  • Millionaire from Silicon Valley-funded tech startup. (Aug 2013)
  • Businesses realize a return on our infrastructure investment. (Sep 2012)
  • Teach City Council to read spreadsheets, then pass budget. (May 2012)
  • Support Lifeline program for low-income broadband. (Feb 2017)
Steve Bullock on Technology
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  • First governor to protect net neutrality. (Mar 2019)
  • Create jobs by investing in roads and bridges. (Jan 2015)
  • Put state government spending online, in searchable database. (Jan 2013)
Pete Buttigieg on Technology
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  • Set up 311 phone system for easier contact to city services. (Feb 2019)
  • Created city data map of infrastructure and road assets. (Feb 2019)
Julian Castro on Technology
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  • Investments in mass transit could stimulate job creation. (Jan 2010)
Hillary Clinton on Technology
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY)
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  • Inspirational, achievable, and affordable space initiatives. (Oct 2016)
  • Collaborative consortia for technology transfer of R&D. (Oct 2016)
  • 1% of federal budget is underinvesting in basic research. (Oct 2016)
  • Cyberwarfare will be greatest challenge for next president. (Sep 2016)
  • Partner with tech community on terrorist encryption. (Dec 2015)
  • Make sure surveillance doesn't go too far, like Snowden did. (Aug 2014)
  • Developing world cell phones open up education & opportunity. (Jun 2014)
  • WikiLeaks revealed State Department internal documents. (Jun 2012)
  • Post-WikiLeaks "Apology Tour" to insulted world leaders. (Jun 2012)
  • WikiLeaks tears at fabric of government. (Nov 2010)
  • Fight for interoperable communications for first responders. (Mar 2007)
  • Introduced CAMRA to study how sex in media affects teens. (Dec 2006)
  • Innovations make better parent-child connections at distance. (Dec 2006)
  • Increase spending for libraries. (Mar 2000)
  • We can do more for New York’s biotechnology industry. (Nov 1999)
  • Train teachers to use technology in classrooms. (Jul 1999)

    Infrastructure

  • Underinvestment in water infrastructure impacts minorities. (Oct 2016)
  • Invest $250B in public transit and NextGen aviation. (Feb 2016)
  • Infrastructure investment creates jobs AND improves security. (Aug 2007)

    Internet

  • Respond to cyberattacks economically & militarily. (Oct 2016)
  • Retroactive classification can make any email problematic. (Feb 2016)
  • Work with Silicon Valley: security consistent with privacy. (Jan 2016)
  • Condemned China's use of Internet to monitor dissidents. (Jun 2012)
  • PIPA: When information is stifled, Internet is diminished. (Jan 2012)
  • Balance Internet freedom of speech against defamation. (Oct 2006)
  • Against charging for e-mail. (Oct 2000)
  • Details of “Bill 602P” hoax. (Oct 2000)
  • Equal opportunity will bridge the digital divide. (Jan 2000)

    Voting Record

  • $90M grant for Children and Media Research. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Ensure net neutrality: no corporate-tiered Internet. (Jan 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Bill de Blasio on Technology
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  • Create premiere tech hubs, and create 4.5M jobs. (Jan 2019)
  • Keep MTA fares affordable via payroll tax. (Oct 2013)
  • Create public Wi-Fi hot zones & citywide broadband. (Oct 2013)
John Delaney on Technology
Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MD-6
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  • Bipartisanship on infrastructure, digital privacy, and more. (Mar 2019)
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
Tulsi Gabbard on Technology
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  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Technology
Democratic Senator (NY)
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  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)
  • Strengthen infrastructure, including rail, dams, & Internet. (Jan 2013)
  • Support Lifeline program for low-income broadband. (Feb 2017)
Mike Gravel on Technology
Libertarian for President; Former Democratic Senator (AK)
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  • Break up large tech companies; they threaten democracy. (Apr 2019)
  • CNN’s live war coverage is propaganda for weapons systems. (May 2008)
  • Put entire government-citizen interface online. (Nov 2000)
  • Empower Congress to make independent scientific conclusions. (Jan 1972)
Kamala Harris on Technology
Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
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  • Cybersecurity crucial to protect elections & infrastructure. (Apr 2019)
  • Improve transportation infrastructure in rural communities. (Mar 2019)
  • Secure Elections Act: prevent foreign interference. (Jan 2019)
  • Cyber doctrine: when is a cyberattack an act of war? (Jan 2019)
  • Update water infrastructure based on Israeli model. (Jan 2019)
  • Smartphone videos force police brutality to be seen. (Jan 2019)
John Hickenlooper on Technology
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  • Expand broadband connectivity. (Jan 2016)
  • Bring antiquated budget & personnel systems to 21st century. (Jan 2013)
  • COIN: Colorado Innovation Network incubates entrepreneurship. (Jan 2012)
Larry Hogan on Technology
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  • Fix all 69 structurally deficient bridges that we inherited. (Feb 2017)
Jay Inslee on Technology
Democratic WA Governor; Former Representative (WA-1)
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  • Regulate internet to protect privacy & net neutrality. (Mar 2019)
  • Requires major rebuilding of America, means new jobs. (Mar 2019)
  • Tradable R&D tax credit. (Jan 2013)
  • Transportation package: creativity as important as concrete. (Jan 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
John Kasich on Technology
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 & 2016 candidate for President
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  • Americans now get news from "reinforcing media". (Apr 2017)
  • Create "cyber-range" for cybersecurity training. (Apr 2017)
  • Fund highways now; self-driving cars and drones later. (Mar 2017)
  • Develop capability to identify & destroy cyber-attackers. (Nov 2016)
  • USA Freedom Act needs balance, not aggressive government. (Feb 2016)
  • Get Silicon Valley people to solve Pentagon problems. (Jan 2016)
  • Broadcast Judeo-Christian values abroad, to help defeat ISIS. (Nov 2015)
  • Replace "Rust Belt" with Cloud computing and 3-D printing. (Feb 2015)
  • Catch up on local public construction with 31,000 jobs. (Mar 2014)
  • Faith matters, but so does building up expertise. (Jun 2010)
  • Journalists should ask, "Am I reporting or pimping?". (May 2006)
  • Do better job labeling movies for graphic content. (May 2006)
Amy Klobuchar on Technology
DFL Sr Senator (MN)
Click here for 12 full quotes by Amy Klobuchar OR click here for Amy Klobuchar on other issues.
  • Users of social media should be able to control their data. (Mar 2019)
  • Investigate big tech for monopolistic practices. (Mar 2019)
  • Tax tech giants when they sell access to personal data. (Mar 2019)
  • Maintain traditional and high-tech infrastructure. (Jan 2006)
  • Supports the V-Chip & Internet filters. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Require telecomms to transfer VOIP calls from other carriers. (Apr 2008)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)
  • Strengthen infrastructure, including rail, dams, & Internet. (Jan 2013)
  • Televise proceedings of the Supreme Court. (Feb 2009)
Seth Moulton on Technology
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  • Build local infrastructure and smart transportation. (Sep 2014)
Beto O`Rourke on Technology
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee
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  • Regulating Big Tech is more sensical approach than breakup. (Mar 2019)
  • Member of hacktivist group, "Cult of the Dead Cow". (Mar 2019)
  • Stimulus spending invests in areas like infrastructure. (Oct 2018)
  • Rolling back net neutrality hurts democracy. (Oct 2018)
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Barack Obama on Technology
Democratic incumbent President; IL Senator (2004-2008)
Click here for 56 full quotes by Barack Obama OR click here for Barack Obama on other issues.
  • Government should decide privacy limits, not companies. (Apr 2018)
  • Must continue to make technology accessible. (Jan 2016)
  • We protected an open internet & got more Americans online. (Jan 2016)
  • Precision Medicine Initiative: cures via personalized info. (Jan 2015)
  • Out to space not just to visit; but to stay. (Jan 2015)
  • Better meet the threat of cyberattacks. (Jan 2015)
  • Patent reform: Unleash the next great discovery. (Jan 2014)
  • $140 for each $1 spent on genome; make more such investments. (Feb 2013)
  • Cyber-attacks are real threats to security and economy. (Feb 2013)
  • World leadership via cutting-edge technology & workers. (Oct 2012)
  • Military needs to think about space and cybersecurity. (Oct 2012)
  • We need to train for the next generation of Apples. (Oct 2012)
  • Double funding for key research agencies. (Sep 2012)
  • Invest 3% of GDP in public & private R&D. (Sep 2012)
  • Free and open Internet is essential to modern economy. (Sep 2012)
  • Make science policy decisions based on facts, not ideology. (Sep 2012)
  • Send humans to Asteroids by 2025 & Mars by 2030s. (Sep 2012)
  • Media change since Clinton: intravenous Internet news feed. (Jun 2012)
  • Space-race-level investment in R&D; biotech; & green tech. (Jan 2011)
  • Network clean energy transmission lines like highway network. (May 2010)
  • Cancel moon program; develop human mission to Mars. (Jan 2010)
  • Iowa 2007: Tracked every college student & high school. (Aug 2009)
  • My.barackobama.com key to campaign, like Wall St to finance. (Aug 2009)
  • My.BarackObama.com enabled grassroots organizing. (Jan 2009)
  • Google for Government was a bipartisan initiative. (Sep 2008)
  • Invest in a digital smart grid for electricity utilities. (Jul 2008)
  • Double basic research funding; make the R&D tax permanent. (Jun 2008)
  • Feb. 2008: Had 250,000 members on Facebook to Clinton's 3250. (Apr 2008)
  • Incentives for next-generation broadband in every community. (Feb 2008)
  • Increase funding for math and science research & education. (Oct 2007)
  • Airlines got into trouble after deregulation. (Oct 2007)
  • Organizes campaign events via MySpace.com and FaceBook.com. (Oct 2007)
  • JFK inspired with space program; now same with energy R&D. (Sep 2007)
  • Increase funding for basic research; expand broadband access. (Aug 2007)
  • As Senate freshman spoke out on Katrina ramifications. (Aug 2007)
  • $42B more in university-based R&D. (Oct 2006)
  • National broadband plan: increase access to 90% by 2020. (Sep 2010)

    Infrastructure

  • Put Americans to work on 21st-century transportation system. (Jan 2016)
  • FactCheck: Money stops infrastructure projects, not red tape. (Jan 2014)
  • Fix It First: urgent repairs like 70,000 bridges. (Feb 2013)
  • Rebuild the country's crumbling infrastructure. (Sep 2011)
  • Investing in the future is federal responsibility. (Sep 2011)
  • FactCheck: High-speed rail for 80% possible; but not soon. (Jan 2011)
  • High-speed rail for 80% of US; high-speed web for 98% of US. (Jan 2011)
  • $13B stimulus funds to upgrade rail lines & build new ones. (Jun 2010)
  • There's no reason Europe & China should have fastest trains. (Jan 2010)
  • National Infrastructure Reinvestment Bank: $60B in 10 years. (Jun 2008)
  • Broadband in heart of inner cities and rural towns. (Feb 2007)
  • Invest on transportation and clean coal technology projects. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Ensure net neutrality: no corporate-tiered Internet. (Jan 2007)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
  • Website for competitive federal awards. (Jun 2008)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Mike Pence on Technology
Republian nominee for Vice President; Governor of Indiana; former Representative (IN-6)
Click here for 19 full quotes by Mike Pence OR click here for Mike Pence on other issues.
  • Cyber-warfare is new tool of US enemies. (Oct 2016)
  • Invest in our roads and ports, but without raising taxes. (Jan 2016)
  • Riverboat gambling ok, but no electronic wagering. (May 2015)
  • Favors buying private property to expand Interstate highway. (May 2010)
  • Reject the censorship of the Fairness Doctrine. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored bill prohibiting return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Tim Ryan on Technology
Democratic Representative (OH-17)
Click here for 12 full quotes by Tim Ryan OR click here for Tim Ryan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Bernie Sanders on Technology
Democratic primary challenger; Independent VT Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large)
Click here for 26 full quotes by Bernie Sanders OR click here for Bernie Sanders on other issues.
  • Fix our nation's infrastructure; don't privatize it. (Feb 2019)
  • Fake news comes from multinational media conglomerates. (Feb 2017)
  • 13 million jobs by rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure. (Jan 2017)
  • We have significantly underfunded Infrastructure. (Nov 2016)
  • Drinking water infrastructure coming to end of useful life. (Nov 2016)
  • Tax wealth stashed in Caymans to rebuild our infrastructure. (Feb 2016)
  • Net Neutrality: no preferential treatment for corporations. (Sep 2015)
  • I support funding NASA, but our planet has to come first. (Sep 2015)
  • Stop bailing out Wall Street & start repairing Main Street. (Mar 2015)
  • $1 trillion investment in infrastructure. (Jan 2015)
  • Invest in infrastructure: My water system is 150 years old. (Dec 2010)
  • Infrastructure does not get better if you ignore it. (Dec 2010)
  • US invests 2.4% on infrastructure; Europe 5% and China 9%. (Dec 2010)
  • Sued cable TV company to pay city for damaging streets. (Jun 1997)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Support Lifeline program for low-income broadband. (Feb 2017)
  • Ensure net neutrality: no corporate-tiered Internet. (Jan 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Howard Schultz on Technology
Starbucks CEO; independent candidate for President
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  • 1997: Appropriate Technology Initiative in Guatemala. (Jan 1999)
Eric Swalwell on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
  • Apply copyright inheritance to same-sex couples. (Jan 2015)
Donald Trump on Technology
2016 Republican nominee for President; 2000 Reform Primary Challenger for President
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  • Artificial Intelligence initiative: invest in the future. (Feb 2019)
  • Let US companies work in China with proprietary technology. (Sep 2018)
  • Be more aggressive against leakers of classified information. (Apr 2018)
  • No to $30B for NYC-NJ Gateway rail tunnel. (Mar 2018)
  • $1.5T for new investment to fix infrastructure deficit. (Jan 2018)
  • Change permitting rules to build reliable infrastructure. (Jan 2018)
  • Repeal internet privacy rules: let companies sell ad info. (Apr 2017)
  • Trillions abroad while crumbling infrastructure at home. (Feb 2017)
  • New program of national rebuilding, like Ike's interstates. (Feb 2017)
  • Assign high-priority infrastructure projects. (Feb 2017)
  • New roads & airports & tunnels & railways all across America. (Jan 2017)
  • All humankind benefits from reaching into the stars. (Oct 2016)
  • Make desalinization affordable; rebuild water infrastructure. (Oct 2016)
  • Proportional response to eliminate cyberattacks. (Oct 2016)
  • Encourage innovation in the areas of space exploration. (Oct 2016)
  • Can't fix infrastructure because politicians squander money. (Sep 2016)
  • We invented Internet but ISIS is beating us at our own game. (Sep 2016)
  • Close our Internet up, to fight ISIS terrorist recruitment. (Dec 2015)
  • Crumbling infrastructure costs $200B in reduced productivity. (Nov 2015)
  • Net neutrality is top down power grab of the Internet. (Sep 2015)
  • FactCheck: 24% of our bridges are in trouble, not 59%. (Aug 2015)
  • Rebuild our infrastructure on time & on budget. (Jun 2015)
  • Emmy award & Hollywood Walk of Fame for "The Apprentice". (Jun 2015)
  • China threatens US with cyber warfare & industrial espionage. (Dec 2011)
  • Took chance by starting Clear Channel radio program. (Apr 2010)
  • Computer industry is overheated. (Oct 1997)
Jesse Ventura on Technology
Former Independent MN Governor
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  • WikiLeaks exposes how our government lies when waging war. (Apr 2011)
  • Replace electronic ballots with hand-counts & paper trails. (Apr 2011)
  • Feds surveill us via private sector to avoid Constitution. (Mar 2010)
  • 1998 "Geek Squad" pioneered political use of Internet. (Apr 2008)
  • TV news stations are really entertainment stations. (Apr 2008)
  • Unplugging TVs when off would save 3800 gigawatt-hours. (Apr 2008)
  • FCC indecency fines are an unelected dictatorship. (Apr 2008)
  • Competitive telecomm services to bridge Digital Divide. (Sep 2000)
  • Leave Internet sales tax to states. (Jul 2000)
  • Government may facilitate the Internet, but not control it. (Feb 1998)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
Arvin Vohra on Technology
Libertarian candidate for President; Libertarian Party Vice-Ch
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  • Technology can lower prices if barriers are gone. (May 2017)
Elizabeth Warren on Technology
Massachusetts Senator; head of CFPB
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  • Break up Big Tech companies: they stifle innovation. (Mar 2019)
  • Break up tech giants; they destroy competition. (Mar 2019)
  • Amazon is a monopolist; limit their monopoly profits. (Mar 2019)
  • Public spending on research is investing in ideas. (Apr 2017)
  • China spends 8.6% of GDP on infrastructure; we spend 2.5%. (Apr 2017)
  • Middle class built by investing in infrastructure & research. (Apr 2016)
  • Upgrade our aging roads, mass transit, & water lines. (Nov 2014)
  • End bulk collection of phone records. (Aug 2014)
  • Would you prefer air travel without any FAA? (Apr 2014)
  • Nothing pro-business about crumbling roads and bridges. (Apr 2014)
  • Increase research for new industries in Massachusetts. (Dec 2011)
  • Upgrade our aging infrastructure and invest in the future. (Dec 2011)
  • Push for spending on infrastructure. (Nov 2011)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Support Lifeline program for low-income broadband. (Feb 2017)
Bill Weld on Technology
Libertarian Party nominee for Vice President; former Republican Massachusetts Governor
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  • Teach skill sets for tech jobs of the future. (Feb 2019)
  • Privatized highway maintenance, instead of public unions. (Jan 1996)
Marianne Williamson on Technology
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    No stance on record.
Andrew Yang on Technology
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  • $1 trillion infrastructure investment; it's dangerous. (Mar 2019)
  • Tax tech giants to share in gains from growth. (Mar 2019)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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