| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Bob Casey: Ban abortion after 20 weeks; but fund Planned Parenthood.
Lou Barletta: Ban abortion after 20 weeks; de-fund Planned Parenthood.
Katie McGinty: Supports public funding for Planned Parenthood.
Pat Toomey: Great news that employer can withhold contraceptive coverage.
John Fetterman: Unabashedly pro-choice;protect constitutional abortion right.
Katie McGinty: Endorsed by EMILY's List.
Budget & Economy|
Lou Barletta: Recovery is found in private business, not big government.
Everett Stern: Pro-growth: make small business loan more readily available.
Bob Casey: Evolved over time to support gay marriage.
Katie McGinty: It is past time to close the pay gap.
John Fetterman: Women only makes 78 cents for every dollar a man makes.
John Fetterman: Officiated at one of the first same-sex marriages in PA.
Katie McGinty: Support Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against banks.
Pat Toomey: AdWatch: Fights against corporate welfare & giant handouts.
Joe Sestak: Small manufacturing is on cusp of a comeback, if helped.
Everett Stern: Blue Lives Matter: Police officers aren't 2nd class citizens.
John Fetterman: Break the cycle of violence to decreases murders.
Katie McGinty: Medical marijuana yes; but legalization no.
Pat Toomey: Medical marijuana research yes; but state laws no.
John Fetterman: Very pro-legalization of marijuana.
Bob Casey: Refinance student loans at lower rates.
Lou Barletta: Empower parents to choose kids' education environment.
Jim Christiana: Worked with Democrats to expand education tax credits.
John Fetterman: Started a GED program in Braddock before running for mayor.
Energy & Oil|
Bob Casey: Regulate greenhouse gases; join Paris Climate Accord.
Lou Barletta: Don't regulate greenhouse gases; we're in a cooling trend.
Katie McGinty: Corn ethanol as renewable fuel can replace some fossil fuels.
Pat Toomey: Corn ethanol is corporate welfare that hurts oil refineries.
Katie McGinty: No fracking COMPANY donations; but some from fracking execs.
John Fetterman: Encourage clean energy policies.
Rick Saccone: No extraction tax on the Marcellus Shale gas.
Families & Children|
Lou Barletta: Opposes gay marriage; let states decide.
Bob Casey: Mandatory reporting of the pure evil of child abuse.
John Fetterman: Involved with Big Brothers and AmeriCorps since age 23.
Katie McGinty: Supports Iran nuclear deal.
Katie McGinty: Defeat terrorist threats while upholding America's values.
John Fetterman: Proactively engage in preventative diplomacy.
Rick Saccone: Don't trust UN vetting: pause all Syrian refugees.
Bob Casey: Go after "trade cheaters" to protect PA jobs.
Lou Barletta: Use tariffs as leverage to get better trade deals.
Jim Christiana: Negative consequences of retaliatory tariffs on agriculture.
John Fetterman: Fight to reverse bad trade policies like NAFTA.
Joe Sestak: Supports Ex-Im Bank & supports trade agreements in principle.
Joe Sestak: Supports TPP in principle, but verify openly before we trust.
Pat Toomey: Ex-Im Bank is an egregious forms of corporate welfare.
Bob Casey: Disclose political donors; Citizens United empowers wealthy.
Bob Casey: Protect voting rights; no voter-ID.
Lou Barletta: No disclosure of political donors.
Katie McGinty: Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
Pat Toomey: Voter ID law protects integrity of the system.
Katie McGinty: Stand against partisan attempts to disenfranchise voters.
Pat Toomey: Curb pork-barrel earmarks by law.
Bob Casey: Lobbyist money ok if it has no impact on your vote.
Bob Casey: Expanded background checks; ban on bump stocks.
Lou Barletta: No background checks; but limit bump stocks.
Jim Christiana: Opposes background checks on gun purchases.
Pat Toomey: Expand background checks and apply terrorist watch lists.
Rick Saccone: Don't ban guns for no-fly list; too many false positives.
Katie McGinty: Scored 100% on CeaseFire Pennsylvania survey.
John Fetterman: Brandished shotgun after hearing shots fired on street.
Rick Saccone: Free-market principles instead of ObamaCare.
Katie McGinty: Guarantee world's best-equipped & best-trained military.
Bob Casey: Comprehensive reform, including DREAMers staying.
Lou Barletta: Zero-tolerance policy; stop DACA in its tracks.
Bob Casey: Support sanctuary cities like Philadelphia.
Lou Barletta: Avoiding immigrant family separation is amnesty.
Jim Christiana: Hold sanctuary cities liable for damages by the undocumented.
Jim Christiana: Replace lottery visa program with a merit-based process.
Rick Saccone: Intense vetting of immigrants from terror-training countries.
Katie McGinty: Support DREAM Act plus earned path to citizenship.
Katie McGinty: Communicate with federal officials instead of sanctuary city.
Pat Toomey: Withhold community funding from sanctuary cities like Philly.
John Fetterman: Wife's family came to Americas as illegal immigrants.
John Fetterman: If illegals lead an exemplary life, create a path.
Bob Casey: Stricter employment rules and enforce the borders.
Bob Casey: Raise federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $12 by 2020.
Joe Sestak: Increase minimum wage to $10.80 now & $15 later.
John Fetterman: Backs $15-an-hour minimum wage.
Katie McGinty: Backs $15-an-hour minimum wage.
John Fetterman: Support raising the minimum wage to at least $15 an hour.
Katie McGinty: Endorsed by United Steelworkers.
Principles & Values|
Bob Casey: Dubbed "Sleeping Bob" for anti-Trump obstructionism.
Lou Barletta: Explore privatization of Social Security.
Joe Sestak: Never raise, never, the age for our seniors to retire.
Katie McGinty: Cuts to Social Security are wrong for working families.
Bob Casey: Repeal tax cut on top 1% of earners.
Bob Casey: Support Net Neutrality; require equal access to all users.
Lou Barletta: End Net Neutrality; don't require equal access to all users.
Joe Sestak: Faster path through patent-approval process.
War & Peace|
Bob Casey: Supports Obama's Iran nuclear treaty.
Lou Barletta: Withdraw from Obama's Iran nuclear treaty.
Katie McGinty: No ground troops against ISIS.
Rick Saccone: Establish foothold diplomatic presence in North Korea.