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