Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates|
| Crippled America,|
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
| Fire and Fury,|
by Michael Wolff (2018)
| Trump Revealed,|
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
| Promise Me, Dad ,|
by Joe Biden (2017)
| The Book of Joe ,|
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
| The Truths We Hold,|
by Kamala Harris (2019)
| Smart on Crime,|
by Kamala Harris (2010)
| Guide to Political Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
| Where We Go From Here,|
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
| Our Revolution,|
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
| This Fight Is Our Fight,|
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
|Conscience of a Conservative,|
by Jeff Flake (2017)
| Two Paths,|
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
|Every Other Monday,|
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
|Courage is Contagious,|
by John Kasich (1998)
| Shortest Way Home,|
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
| Higher Loyalty,|
by James Comey (2018)
| The Making of Donald Trump,|
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
| Higher Loyalty ,|
by James Comey (2018)
| Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,|
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
| Outsider in the White House,|
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)
Survey of 2018 House campaign websites
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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
All other states: 51 new House members including 17 Democratic takeovers
Endorsements: Organizational endorsements of new House members, from groups that focus on one issue
2019 House incumbents: continuing coverage of the 116th Congress
Special coverage of "Blue Wave" states:
Conclusion: the "Blue Wave" means Democrats took over Congress but the rest is media hype.
| 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.
David Trone: Fight for women's right to choose; he's 100% pro-choice.
Deb Haaland: Backs women's right to make their own reproductive decisions.
Kevin Hern: All life is sacred and begins at conception.
Ayanna Pressley: Abortion is a woman's right.
Debbie Lesko: Life begins at conception and must be protected.
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.
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.
Ayanna Pressley: Federal projects can spur economic growth.
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.
Tom Malinowski: Full civil rights protections to LGBTQ Americans.
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.
Ayanna Pressley: The LGBTQ community should be treated as equals.
Kendra Horn: Raise corporate taxes to pay for needed infrastructure.
Deb Haaland: A society where all get an equal shot starts with tax reform.
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.
Haley Stevens: Tax and regulate marijuana to fund important projects.
Haley Stevens: Drug prosecution targets people of color disproportionately.
David Trone: We can't accept government's response to fight opioid crisis.
Lori Trahan: Substance abuse culture must change: promote rehabilitation.
Amy McGrath: Medical marijuana can help PTSD and addiction.
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.
Cindy Axne: All-day kindergarten for ALL kids, not just the lucky half.
Cindy Axne: Invest in STEM in schools, then trade schools OR college.
David Trone: Recruit, train, and retain high quality teachers.
Deb Haaland: Calls for big, smart investments in public education now.
Lori Trahan: High quality public education is key to our economic future.
Ayanna Pressley: Debt free college should be available for all.
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.
Lori Trahan: Supports alternative energy source with no barriers to entry.
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.
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.
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.
Deb Haaland: Fight for access to clean water, air, and housing.
Lori Trahan: Hold responsible those who pollute the biosphere.
Ayanna Pressley: Empower the EPA; strengthen clean air & water laws.
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.
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.
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.
Amy McGrath: America's role in the world is that of a unique leader.
Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon: Decolonize Puerto Rico; statehood by 2021.
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.
David Trone: Grow economy through fair trade agreements, not trade war.
Debbie Lesko: Free trade needs to be fair trade.
Debbie Lesko: Investment in education should be done locally.
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.
Sharice Davids: Petition Dept. of Justice to investigate voting complaints.
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.
Amy McGrath: Decisions like Citizens United hurt America.
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.
Tom Malinowski: Regulate guns and ammunition to protect citizens.
David Trone: Work with both parties to pass common sense gun control.
Deb Haaland: We need 100% background checks, & close gun show loophole.
Kevin Hern: Pro 2nd Amendment; fight for gun rights for everyone.
Lori Trahan: Comprehensive background checks; no concealed carry.
Troy Balderson: Strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment; high ratings from NRA.
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.
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.
Tom Malinowski: Medicare for All option is pathway to decent healthcare.
Cindy Axne: Protect Medicare Advantage program for Iowa seniors.
Chuy Garcia: Supports single-payer system, based on Medicare.
David Trone: Close Medicaid coverage gap and expand it into all 50 states.
Deb Haaland: We need Medicare for All, a national public health insurance.
Kevin Hern: Replace ObamaCare with free-market driven healthcare.
Lori Trahan: Defend & expand ObamaCare; as a right, not a privilege.
Troy Balderson: Repeal and replace ObamaCare, once and for all.
Amy McGrath: ObamaCare has taken the US a step in the right direction.
Ayanna Pressley: Obamacare should be further implemented.
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.
Sharice Davids: Help veterans transition skills from service to business.
David Trone: Veterans deserve aid; empty thank you's aren't helping them.
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.
Debbie Lesko: The military should have the best equipment around.
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.
Chuy Garcia: ICE should treat immigrants humanely or be cancelled.
David Trone: Advocate for immigrants; supports pathway to citizenship.
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.
Ayanna Pressley: America needs to be immigrant friendly.
Debbie Lesko: The border needs to be secure like Trump says.
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.
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.
Deb Haaland: Pro-union; advocate for fair trade policies for unions.
Deb Haaland: $15/hr minimum wage and a federal job guarantee program.
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.
Lori Trahan: Fight to protect shared values.
Troy Balderson: Relies on his Christian faith to be his compass in life.
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.
Tom Malinowski: Subject earnings above $400,000 to the payroll tax.
Dan McCready: Protect Social Security and Medicare from privatization.
Cindy Axne: Will fight against social security privatization.
David Trone: Social Security works but needs cap raised on taxable wages.
Colin Allred: Protect Social Security and Medicare from cuts.
Deb Haaland: Increase Social Security by ending the cap on taxable income.
Lori Trahan: Fight to keep Social Security uncut & safe for seniors.
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.
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.
Ayanna Pressley: Our tax code should relieve the 99%.
Debbie Lesko: I have never seen a tax I didn't want to cut.
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.
Deb Haaland: Supports net neutrality and public internet infrastructure.
Lori Trahan: Unlock public funds for infrastructure upgrades.
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.
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.
Welfare & Poverty|
John Rose: Welfare lets able-bodied workers sit on sidelines & get paid.
Anthony Gonzalez: Reform welfare to promote work and family stability.
The above quotations are from Survey of 2018 House campaign websites.