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Lee Carter on Budget & Economy
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for Lee Carter on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Amanda Chase on Budget & Economy
Republican candidate for governor of Virginia: Click here for Amanda Chase on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kirk Cox on Budget & Economy
Republican candidate for Governor: Click here for Kirk Cox on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ken Cuccinelli on Budget & Economy
Republican Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ken Cuccinelli on other issues.
  • Free enterprise is key to national prosperity. (Jul 2014)
Justin Fairfax on Budget & Economy
Virginia Democratic Governor: Click here for Justin Fairfax on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jennifer Carroll Foy on Budget & Economy
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jennifer Carroll Foy on other issues.
  • Expand tax credit to spur investment in new products. (Feb 2021)
  • Proposed state funding for job training. (Feb 2021)
  • Increase unemployment benefits to mirror nearby states. (Feb 2021)
Mark Herring on Budget & Economy
Democratic candidate for governor: Click here for Mark Herring on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Kaine on Budget & Economy
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • Invest in infrastructure & invest in our workforce. (Oct 2016)
  • We tried Trump tax plan in 2000s: it caused Great Recession. (Oct 2016)
  • Tea Party's reckless economic policies create uncertainty. (May 2012)
  • Reverse the sequester: harmful, across-the-board budget cuts. (Feb 2012)
  • I cut state spending $5B while investing in infrastructure. (Dec 2011)
  • Opposes "Cut, Cap and Balance" as all cuts & no balance. (Jul 2011)
  • Cabinet Community Days: we see people worried but hopeful. (Jan 2009)
  • In 5 years, Bush took us from surplus to deficit. (Jan 2006)
  • Fiscal discipline kept AAA bond rating. (Nov 2005)
  • Progress economically via stable finances. (Nov 2005)
  • Opposes a constitutional BBA. (Oct 2012)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
Terry McAuliffe on Budget & Economy
Democratic nominee for Governor; previously DNC Chair: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Terry McAuliffe on other issues.
  • Targeted investments partnering with schools, businesses. (Dec 2020)
  • Provide small businesses access to capital. (Dec 2020)
Jennifer McClellan on Budget & Economy
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jennifer McClellan on other issues.
  • Extend time for people to pay mortgage & avoid foreclosure. (Feb 2021)
Bob McDonnell on Budget & Economy
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob McDonnell on other issues.
  • $100K debt per family is unsustainable: limit government. (Jan 2010)
  • FactCheck: No, Obama won't double debt; only 55% increase. (Jan 2010)
  • FactCheck: Yes, federal debt is over $100,000 per household. (Jan 2010)
Ralph Northam on Budget & Economy
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Northam on other issues.
  • Built up financial reserves six times to $1.9 billion. (Jan 2020)
  • Cut spending by $4.6 billion to keep our budget balanced. (May 2017)
Tom Perriello on Budget & Economy
Democratic candidate for Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Perriello on other issues.
  • No bailouts for Wall Street at Main Street's expense. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Raise small business depreciation to $125,000. (Jul 2009)
  • Establish a usury limit of 16% for consumer credit cards. (Dec 2009)
Robert Sarvis on Budget & Economy
Libertarian nominee for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Sarvis on other issues.
  • Free enterprise is key to national prosperity. (Jul 2014)
Frank Wagner on Budget & Economy
Republican: Click here for Frank Wagner on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

VA 2020: 2020 VA Senate race


Amanda Chase on Budget & Economy
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Amanda Chase on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Daniel Gade on Budget & Economy
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Daniel Gade on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Gillespie on Budget & Economy
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ed Gillespie on other issues.
  • Budget-cutting is collective exercise in national interest. (Sep 2006)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Tim Kaine on Budget & Economy
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • Invest in infrastructure & invest in our workforce. (Oct 2016)
  • We tried Trump tax plan in 2000s: it caused Great Recession. (Oct 2016)
  • Tea Party's reckless economic policies create uncertainty. (May 2012)
  • Reverse the sequester: harmful, across-the-board budget cuts. (Feb 2012)
  • I cut state spending $5B while investing in infrastructure. (Dec 2011)
  • Opposes "Cut, Cap and Balance" as all cuts & no balance. (Jul 2011)
  • Cabinet Community Days: we see people worried but hopeful. (Jan 2009)
  • In 5 years, Bush took us from surplus to deficit. (Jan 2006)
  • Fiscal discipline kept AAA bond rating. (Nov 2005)
  • Progress economically via stable finances. (Nov 2005)
  • Opposes a constitutional BBA. (Oct 2012)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
Robert Sarvis on Budget & Economy
Libertarian Challenger for Senate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Sarvis on other issues.
  • Free enterprise is key to national prosperity. (Jul 2014)
Corey Stewart on Budget & Economy
Republican candidate for Virginia U.S. Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Corey Stewart on other issues.
  • Opposes federal spending as economic stimulus. (Oct 2018)
  • Market-led recovery better than stimulus. (May 2018)
Scott Taylor on Budget & Economy
Republican 2020 Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Taylor on other issues.
  • Increase opportunities for all Americans via job retraining. (Nov 2016)
Mark Warner on Budget & Economy
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • Sequester was stupidest way to cut; shutdown cost even more. (Oct 2013)
  • Banking crisis caused by too many asleep at the switch in DC. (Sep 2008)
  • Gilmore’s budgets “full of gimmicks” created $6B deficit. (Sep 2008)
  • Popularity based on credit for saving state’s finances. (Apr 2006)
  • Close the largest budget shortfall in Virginia’s history. (Jan 2004)
  • Must not lose AAA bond ratings. (Jan 2004)
  • Fiscal conservatism: taxpayer money is sacred. (Nov 2001)
  • Promote traditional businesses; small business, & tourism. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)

House:


Don Beyer on Budget & Economy
Democratic House Member (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Don Beyer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
Dave Brat on Budget & Economy
Republican House Member (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dave Brat on other issues.
  • Reduce spending & support a balanced budget amendment. (Jun 2014)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2017)
  • Opposes stimulus spending, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes stimulus spending, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
Eric Cantor on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (VA-7): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Eric Cantor on other issues.
  • Alternative stimulus: reduce taxes; $7500 homebuyer credit. (Sep 2010)
  • Not "party of No", but party of principled opposition. (Sep 2010)
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of the House Republican Economic Recovery Working Group. (Sep 2010)
Ben Cline on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ben Cline on other issues.
  • PVS:Don't promote economic growth via federal spending. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
Barbara Comstock on Budget & Economy
Republican House Member (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Barbara Comstock on other issues.
  • Supports a Balanced Budget Amendment. (Aug 2014)
Gerry Connolly on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Gerry Connolly on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
  • Reclaim all bonuses paid to AIG executives & employees. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Randy Forbes on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (VA-4): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Randy Forbes on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban roadway signs indicating Recovery Act funding. (Jul 2011)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
Tom Garrett on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Garrett on other issues.
  • Not afraid to vote against budgets that are too big. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes federal spending to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
Bob Goodlatte on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (VA-6): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Bob Goodlatte on other issues.
  • Annual appropriations instead of omnibus bills. (Jun 2016)
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Sponsored Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of the House Republican Economic Recovery Working Group. (Sep 2010)
  • Sponsored bill proposing a balanced budget amendment. (Jan 2011)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
  • Prioritize critical spending in case debt limit reached. (Feb 2013)
  • End executive overreach; impose limits on spending. (Jun 2016)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Morgan Griffith on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Morgan Griffith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
Robert Hurt on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Robert Hurt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Banking Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
Elaine Luria on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Elaine Luria on other issues.
  • CC:No Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
Donald McEachin on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Donald McEachin on other issues.
  • Seek job-creating investments in infrastructure & families. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports federal spending to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
Scott Rigell on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Scott Rigell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Sep 2013)
Denver Riggleman on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Denver Riggleman on other issues.
  • CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
Bobby Scott on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (VA-3): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Scott on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Get minorities into home ownership & global marketplace. (Jan 2001)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
Abigail Spanberger on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Abigail Spanberger on other issues.
  • CC:No Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
Jennifer Wexton on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 10): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jennifer Wexton on other issues.
  • Create an economy that works for all, not just the top. (Sep 2018)
  • CC:No Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
  • PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus. (Aug 2018)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
Rob Wittman on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Rob Wittman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Madeleine Albright on Budget & Economy
Secretary of State 1997-2000: Click here for Madeleine Albright on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Creigh Deeds on Budget & Economy
Democrat Challenger (2009): Click here for Creigh Deeds on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Gillespie on Budget & Economy
Republican 2017 Gubernatorial candidate: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ed Gillespie on other issues.
  • Budget-cutting is collective exercise in national interest. (Sep 2006)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Jim Gilmore on Budget & Economy
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • More banking oversight, even if it means bigger government. (Sep 2008)
  • I delivered a balanced budget; no deficit when I ended term. (Sep 2008)
  • Virginia is booming; unemployment at record lows. (Jan 2001)
  • Bankruptcy reform: limit Chapter 7; protect states' role. (Feb 2001)
  • Uphold commitments to states before other spending. (Sep 2001)
  • Protect local milk supplies with Southern Dairy Compact. (Sep 2001)
Mark Warner on Budget & Economy
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • Sequester was stupidest way to cut; shutdown cost even more. (Oct 2013)
  • Banking crisis caused by too many asleep at the switch in DC. (Sep 2008)
  • Gilmore’s budgets “full of gimmicks” created $6B deficit. (Sep 2008)
  • Popularity based on credit for saving state’s finances. (Apr 2006)
  • Close the largest budget shortfall in Virginia’s history. (Jan 2004)
  • Must not lose AAA bond ratings. (Jan 2004)
  • Fiscal conservatism: taxpayer money is sacred. (Nov 2001)
  • Promote traditional businesses; small business, & tourism. (Nov 2001)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package. (Dec 2020)
Rob Wittman on Budget & Economy
Republican 2017 Gubernatorial candidate: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Rob Wittman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
James Moran on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (VA-8): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for James Moran on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
  • Balance debt reduction, tax relief, & policy investment. (Jan 2001)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
  • Establish a usury limit of 16% for consumer credit cards. (Dec 2009)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Frank Wolf on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (VA-10): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Frank Wolf on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of House Committee on Appropriations. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Mark Earley on Budget & Economy
Republican 2000 Candidate: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Earley on other issues.
  • Task Force on Economic Development: close VA deals. (Nov 2001)
  • Tourism: Virginia is open for business. (Nov 2001)
John Hager on Budget & Economy
GOP 2000 Primary Candidate: Click here for John Hager on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Virgil Goode on Budget & Economy
Republican (Unseated 2008) (District 5): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Virgil Goode on other issues.
  • Balance the budget now, not in 10 years, by cutting agencies. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
  • Supports Balanced Budget Amendment & on-budget accounting. (Dec 2000)
  • Maintain public information about M3 money supply. (Mar 2006)
Charles Robb on Budget & Economy
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charles Robb on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
Edward Schrock on Budget & Economy
Republican (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Edward Schrock on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
Herb Bateman on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Herb Bateman on other issues.
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Tom Bliley on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Bliley on other issues.
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Rick Boucher on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (VA-9): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Rick Boucher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
Jo Ann Davis on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jo Ann Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
Tom Davis on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (VA-11): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Davis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
  • Maintain & enforce existing spending caps in the future. (Sep 1998)
Tim Donner on Budget & Economy
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tim Donner on other issues.
  • Limit federal budget to 18% of America's GDP. (Jul 2011)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
Thelma Drake on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (VA-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Thelma Drake on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
Jim Gilmore on Budget & Economy
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • More banking oversight, even if it means bigger government. (Sep 2008)
  • I delivered a balanced budget; no deficit when I ended term. (Sep 2008)
  • Virginia is booming; unemployment at record lows. (Jan 2001)
  • Bankruptcy reform: limit Chapter 7; protect states' role. (Feb 2001)
  • Uphold commitments to states before other spending. (Sep 2001)
  • Protect local milk supplies with Southern Dairy Compact. (Sep 2001)
Bob Marshall on Budget & Economy
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Marshall on other issues.
  • Opposed taking federal stimulus money; stop the hemorrhage. (May 2012)
Harris Miller on Budget & Economy
Democratic challenger: Click here for Harris Miller on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Glenn Nye on Budget & Economy
Democrat (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Glenn Nye on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Truth in Spending: show actual costs vs. planned costs. (Jul 2010)
  • Raise small business depreciation to $125,000. (Jul 2009)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Tom Perriello on Budget & Economy
Democrat (until 2010) (District 5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Perriello on other issues.
  • No bailouts for Wall Street at Main Street's expense. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Raise small business depreciation to $125,000. (Jul 2009)
  • Establish a usury limit of 16% for consumer credit cards. (Dec 2009)
Owen Pickett on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Owen Pickett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jamie Radtke on Budget & Economy
Former Republican Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jamie Radtke on other issues.
  • Congress should have reformed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. (May 2012)
  • Focus on cutting spending; Allen voted to spend trillions. (May 2012)
  • We need someone who is going to focus on cutting spending. (May 2012)
  • If we do not deal with spending, nothing else matters. (Apr 2012)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Norman Sisisky on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Norman Sisisky on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Warner on Budget & Economy
Republican Sr Senator (VA): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Warner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying down federal debt by rating programs' effectiveness. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
James Webb on Budget & Economy
Democratic Sr Senator (Retired): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for James Webb on other issues.
  • Cut budget by bottom-up review of all programs. (Jul 2015)
  • Top of economy doing great; but workers not. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying down federal debt by rating programs' effectiveness. (Mar 2007)
  • Reform mortgage rules to prevent foreclosure & bankruptcy. (Feb 2008)
George Allen on Budget & Economy
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for George Allen on other issues.
  • FactCheck: Vvoted against the Alaskan Bridge to Nowhere. (Apr 2012)
  • No future debt-limit increases until spending is restrained. (Apr 2012)
  • Stimulus spending failed to create promised jobs. (Apr 2012)
  • Authored Balanced Budget Amendment plus lower taxes. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Nick Freitas on Budget & Economy
Republican candidate for Virginia U. S. Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nick Freitas on other issues.
  • Budgets must come from a place of transparency and frugality. (Mar 2018)
Bob Good on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 5): Click here for Bob Good on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott Taylor on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Taylor on other issues.
  • Increase opportunities for all Americans via job retraining. (Nov 2016)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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