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)
State of Wisconsin Politicians: Archives
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Alex Lasry: Ensure access to abortion and reproductive care.
Bob Harlow: Support a woman's right to control her body.
Chris Larson: Court overturning Roe was a kick in the gut.
Chris Larson: Voted No on abortion ban after 20 weeks.
Glenn Grothman: Sanctity of life from conception until natural death.
Glenn Grothman: Co-sponsored state Personhood Amendment.
John Schiess: Parental notification before performing abortions on minors.
John Schiess: No state funding of embryonic nor adult stem cell research.
Kathleen Vinehout: Respect woman's right to make her own decision on abortion.
Kelda Helen Roys: Strongly support abortion as an unrestricted right.
Kelda Helen Roys: AdWatch: 1849 anti-abortion law is still on the books.
Leah Vukmir: 100% pro-life.
Leah Vukmir: No exceptions, including rape, incest, or mother's life.
Leah Vukmir: Ban abortion except for life of mother after 20 weeks.
Mandela Barnes: Voted No on abortion ban after 20 weeks.
Mandela Barnes: Would vote to codify Roe v. Wade to restore abortion rights.
Mark Neumann: God-given rights begin at conception.
Mike Gallagher: Moral and civic duty to defend the right to life.
Phil Anderson: A fetus is an alive, individual human being.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Appoint an advocate for Women's Health and the Unborn.
Ron Johnson: Roe v Wade decision was a tragedy.
Ron Johnson: Only allow abortion for rape, incest, and maternal life.
Russell Feingold: Supports public funding for Planned Parenthood.
Sarah Godlewski: Endorsed by EMILY's List for pro-choice women.
Scott Fitzgerald: Ban abortion except for life of mother after 20 weeks.
Scott Fitzgerald: Tell patients that medication abortions can be reversed.
Scott Walker: Ban abortion at 20 weeks; require ultrasound; close clinics.
Scott Walker: Ban abortion except for life of mother after 20 weeks.
Tammy Baldwin: Planned Parenthood provides essential services.
Tim Michels: Life must always be protected.
Tim Michels: Would ban abortion with no except for rape or incest.
Timothy Ramthun: Co-sponsored fetal heartbeat anti-abortion bill.
Timothy Ramthun: Protect all life that begins at conception, no exceptions.
Timothy Ramthun: Tell patients that medication abortions can be reversed.
Tom Tiffany: No taxpayer dollars should fund abortions.
Tom Tiffany: Ban abortion except for life of mother after 20 weeks.
Tom Tiffany: Tell patients that medication abortions can be reversed.
Tommy Thompson: Ban partial birth abortions.
Tommy Thompson: God-given rights begin at conception.
Tony Evers: Government out of women's personal health decisions.
Tony Evers: Veto requiring false information given to abortion patients.
Tim Michels: No criminalizing abortion with checks at the border.
Tony Evers: Challenge 1849 law: overturn state abortion ban.
Budget & Economy|
Alex Lasry: Use American materials for federal infrastructure projects.
Alex Lasry: Infrastructure includes upgrading public transportation.
Bernie Sanders: Yes, limit size of government, but address inequality.
Glenn Grothman: Outspoken critic of increased spending & new government jobs.
Glenn Grothman: Free enterprise instead of assuring livable income.
John Schiess: Get rid of federal reserve system.
Kathleen Vinehout: Investing in more support for people helps economy thrive.
Kelda Helen Roys: Stimulus better than market-led recovery.
Leah Vukmir: Congress is addicted to spending our money.
Mandela Barnes: Need big, bold investment to create new good-paying jobs.
Mark Neumann: Balance the budget by eliminating Obamacare.
Mark Neumann: Full audit of the Federal Reserve.
Mike Gallagher: Cut wasteful spending and pay down the national debt.
Phil Anderson: Market-led recovery better than stimulus.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Invest in workforce skills, improvements to infrastructure.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Save $1B over four years by eliminating wasteful spending.
Ron Johnson: $184B stimulus drove the country deeper into debt.
Sarah Godlewski: We can help people get back to work, small businesses.
Scott Walker: Wisconsin's once strong economy is in need of repair.
Scott Walker: Growth agenda: ease tax burden & regulatory burden.
Scott Walker: Eliminating collective bargaining created $154M surplus.
Scott Walker: Blueprint for Prosperity: Lower taxes & $100M Rainy Day fund.
Scott Walker: Wisconsin Comeback: lower unemployment and lower tax burden.
Tom Barrett: Put Madison on a diet: trim budget without raising taxes.
Tom Nelson: US should develop a national industrial strategy.
Tommy Thompson: Vetoed 255 spending bills totalling $43M.
Tommy Thompson: Full audit of the Federal Reserve.
Tommy Thompson: Tax-and-spend policies are out of the mainstream.
Tommy Thompson: Balanced budget is first priority.
Tony Evers: Use surplus to give $150 surplus refund to every resident.
Tony Evers: $150M for small business & Innovation Grants.
Tony Evers: Repaired over 5800 miles of roads, nearly 1600 bridges.
Alex Lasry: Systemic racism is ingrained in our society.
Alex Lasry: I am a strong supporter of the Equality Act.
Bill Lee: Common sense view of gender: there are two sexes.
Bob Harlow: Give our LGBT brothers & sisters their rights.
Chris Larson: State GOP shows contempt for LGBTQ Wisconsinites.
Glenn Grothman: Marriage is a union of one man and one woman.
Hillary Clinton: Fight systemic racism in education & employment.
Hillary Clinton: LGBT people now married on Saturday & fired on Monday.
Hillary Clinton: Will fight for minorities, immigrants, & women's rights.
Hillary Clinton: Root out systemic racism exposed by social media.
Hillary Clinton: Unleash the full potential of women and girls.
Hillary Clinton: After 200 presidential debates, female majority on stage.
John Schiess: No affirmative action in college admissions nor state hiring.
Kathleen Vinehout: Equality requires real change and hard work by everyone.
Kelda Helen Roys: Comfortable with same-sex marriage.
Leah Vukmir: Voted against anti-bullying legislation to protect students.
Leah Vukmir: Silent on LGBT issues during debate and surveys.
Mandela Barnes: Chaired the legislature's Black and Latino Caucus.
Mandela Barnes: Joined celebration of LGBTQ+ community's contributions.
Phil Anderson: Supports same-sex marriage.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Compared marriage equality to people marrying dogs.
Scott Walker: A Better Bottom Line & Project SEARCH: job help for disabled.
Scott Walker: Legalizing same-sex marriage was a grave mistake.
Tammy Baldwin: Legal gay marriage is victory for fairness & equality.
Tim Michels: Supported constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage.
Tom Nelson: Racism short-circuited establishing US labor-based party.
Tony Evers: Fight clandestine discrimination against LGBTQ people.
Bob Harlow: Competitive grants to small business plus startup incubators.
Kathleen Vinehout: New businesses need local services and cultural amenities.
Scott Walker: Expand relocation & economic development tax credits.
Scott Walker: 300 rule changes from Small Business Regulatory Review.
Scott Walker: Put in place manufacturing/agriculture production tax credit.
Tammy Baldwin: I've stood up to Wall Street and Big Oil.
Tammy Baldwin: I've stood up to Wall Street and Big Oil.
Tammy Baldwin: Support Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Tony Evers: Cap corporate credit to pay for tax relief.
Alex Lasry: Ban chokeholds, no-knock warrants, end qualified immunity.
Bernie Sanders: We need fundamental police reform.
Bernie Sanders: By 2020, I pledge to have fewer people in jail than China.
Bernie Sanders: Whites & blacks smoke pot equally, but blacks go to jail.
Bob Harlow: Get people out of prisons and back to living their lives.
Glenn Grothman: Community notification when sex offenders become residents.
Jim Doyle: Expand definition of what constitutes criminal incest.
Kathleen Vinehout: Revamp policies so we don't jail so many.
Kelda Helen Roys: Stricter punishment doesn't reduce crime.
Leah Vukmir: Law and order is a critical issue.
Leah Vukmir: Expand definition of what constitutes criminal incest.
Mandela Barnes: Critical of racial disparities in police actions.
Mark Neumann: Death penalty for terrorism convicts.
Phil Anderson: End mandatory minimum sentences.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Enact mandatory minimum bail for violent criminals.
Sarah Godlewski: Address systematic racism in our criminal justice system.
Scott Fitzgerald: Increase placement in Serious Juvenile Offender Program.
Scott Fitzgerald: Increase placement in Serious Juvenile Offender Program.
Tammy Baldwin: Criminal justice system needs review to ensure fairness.
Tim Michels: Allow civil suits for participating in mob or riot activity.
Tim Michels: Use National Guard to overwhelm an out-of-control urban area.
Timothy Ramthun: Increase placement in Serious Juvenile Offender Program.
Tom Barrett: My police department arrests felons instead of hiring them.
Tom Nelson: Expand definition of what constitutes criminal incest.
Tommy Thompson: Zero tolerance approach to crime.
Tommy Thompson: Truth in Sentencing, no exceptions.
Tommy Thompson: Life means life, no possibility of parole.
Tommy Thompson: Death penalty for terrorism convicts.
Tony Evers: Granted the first pardons in our state in nine years.
Tony Evers: Veto increase placement in Serious Juvenile Offender Program.
Kathleen Vinehout: 30% budget cuts but shift to drug addiction and recovery.
Kelda Helen Roys: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
Leah Vukmir: Opposes stronger penalties for drunk driving.
Leah Vukmir: More law enforcement grants to prevent drug flow into WI.
Leah Vukmir: Don't let our veterans down, like with opioids at Tomah VA.
Leah Vukmir: Keep marijuana a Schedule 1 drug; no medical use.
Mandela Barnes: Pun-filled tweets support governor's legalization plan.
Phil Anderson: Marijuana isn't a gateway drug.
Ron Johnson: No federal legalization; but let's see how states do.
Ron Johnson: Unsecure Mexican border is a gateway for drug traffickers.
Ron Johnson: Death penalty for drug dealers.
Scott Walker: More drug testing for unemployment insurance applicants.
Scott Walker: Opposes legalization of both medical & recreational use.
Tammy Baldwin: Legalize medical marijuana; let states decide.
Tim Michels: Against legalization, thinks it's a slippery slope.
Tommy Thompson: More resources to target meth production.
Tony Evers: Legalize medical use; referendum on recreational use.
Alex Lasry: We need more investments in education, more in trade schools.
Bernie Sanders: Low income kids deserve free education, including college.
Bob Harlow: Fund every student above the national per-pupil average.
Bryan Steil: U. Wisc. Board should address technical skills gap.
Glenn Grothman: Repeal Common Core; it's unconstitutional.
Glenn Grothman: Vocal advocate for school choice.
Glenn Grothman: Oppose nationwide standards like Common Core.
Hillary Clinton: My plan is debt-free college for young people.
John Schiess: Vouchers for public, private or religious schools.
John Schiess: Supports moment of silence in public schools.
Kathleen Vinehout: Let's get back to old fashioned teaching in the schools.
Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose vouchers for school choice.
Leah Vukmir: Expand school choice.
Leah Vukmir: I want schools competing for enrollment.
Leah Vukmir: Get federal government out of business of student loans.
Mark Neumann: School funding & mandates from states, not Feds.
Mike Gallagher: No child forced to remain in a failing school.
Mike Gallagher: Reduce the cost of higher education.
Phil Anderson: Let parents decide with vouchers.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Kids should learn critical thinking not critical race theory.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Expand school choice so that parents have more control.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Claimed cultural responsive teaching is critical race theory.
Sarah Godlewski: Boosted funding for books and tech in school libraries.
Sarah Godlewski: COVID: $5.25 million disbursed for distance learning.
Scott Walker: UW FlexOption: family-friendly flexible degree program.
Scott Walker: Choose schools based on objective info, not Common Core.
Scott Walker: Over past 4 years, graduation rates & ACT scores are up.
Scott Walker: Continue with tuition freezes.
Scott Walker: Multiple strategies to increase accessibility of college.
Scott Walker: Private refinancing options for student loan debt.
Scott Walker: Help college students refinance loans.
Scott Walker: Expand charters & vouchers; straight per-pupil support.
Scott Walker: Froze UW tuition; cut $500 million from higher ed.
Tammy Baldwin: Opposes giving taxpayer dollars to private schools.
Tammy Baldwin: Refinance student loans at lower rates.
Tammy Baldwin: Urges funding to help at-risk students' access to education.
Tim Michels: Support universal school choice; remove financial obstacles.
Tim Michels: Support parents rejecting Critical Race Theory.
Tim Michels: Favors competition, taxpayer-supported vouchers.
Timothy Ramthun: Fight to preserve education and stop the indoctrination.
Tommy Thompson: End Social Promotion; establish standards instead.
Tommy Thompson: Created the nation's first private school choice program.
Tommy Thompson: Instituted $5,100 vouchers for religious schools.
Tommy Thompson: Instituted statewide Charter School system.
Tommy Thompson: School funding & mandates from states, not Feds.
Tony Evers: AdWatch: should have fired teacher caught viewing porn.
Tony Evers: Increase school funding $1.4B; freeze charters.
Tony Evers: Increase investments in our technical schools & UW system.
Tony Evers: $600M to restore special needs funding.
Tony Evers: Education debt affects not just students, but their families.
Tony Evers: Tuition freeze at state university for in-state students.
Tim Michels: Parents decide how to teach history, not woke educrats .
Tony Evers: Teach a full accounting of history in our schools.
Tony Evers: Invest $20 million to increase literacy-related programming.
Energy & Oil|
Alex Lasry: I support transitioning to 100% clean electricity by 2035.
Bob Harlow: No new pipelines; no new strip-mines.
Chris Larson: We need to address the existential crisis of climate change.
Glenn Grothman: Freeze the expensive renewable energy requirement.
Glenn Grothman: No federal subsidies for wind & solar.
John Schiess: Increase production of traditional domestic energy sources.
Kelda Helen Roys: Support prioritizing green energy.
Leah Vukmir: Opposes funding clean energy & high-speed rail.
Leah Vukmir: No government subsidies for renewable energy.
Mandela Barnes: Chairs Governor's Task Force on Climate Change.
Mandela Barnes: Launch a national green bank to fund clean energy projects.
Mark Neumann: Don't mandate ethanol in gasoline.
Mark Neumann: Oppose cap-and-trade laws or regulations.
Mike Gallagher: Fight for a common-sense, all of-the-above energy policy.
Phil Anderson: Don't prioritize green energy.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Block any new taxes or costs for green new deal policies.
Russell Feingold: 2003 "4P": use Clean Air Act to reduce coal plant pollutants.
Russell Feingold: Climate change is real and we need to address it.
Sarah Godlewski: Ended Republican state gag order on climate change.
Scott Walker: Lawsuit against new energy regulations: save jobs & rates.
Scott Walker: No measurable global warming in the last 15 or 20 years.
Tammy Baldwin: Government should get out of subsidies to big oil.
Tammy Baldwin: Global climate change poses a growing threat.
Tim Michels: Claimed cancelling Keystone Pipeline increased gas prices.
Timothy Ramthun: Co-sponsored bill to allow private community solar gardens.
Tommy Thompson: Don't mandate ethanol in gasoline.
Tommy Thompson: Oppose cap-and-trade laws or regulations.
Tony Evers: Global warming is a real, serious threat.
Tony Evers: We brought science back to the state of Wisconsin.
Alex Lasry: I strongly support keeping public lands in public hands.
Alex Lasry: I support repealing Trump rollbacks of emission standards.
Bill Lee: Cost-benefit analysis of agricultural regulations.
Bob Harlow: Annual tests for heavy metals in all drinking water.
Jim Doyle: Don't allow the sale of raw unpasteurized dairy products.
Kathleen Vinehout: Preserve natural resources for future generations.
Kelda Helen Roys: Support EPA regulatory work.
Leah Vukmir: Many EPA actions are over-regulation.
Leah Vukmir: Allow the sale of raw unpasteurized dairy products.
Mark Neumann: Oppose UN's Agenda 21 sustainable development.
Mike Gallagher: Protect natural resources without EPA destroying our economy.
Phil Anderson: Fight EPA regulatory over-reach.
Russell Feingold: Clean Water Restoration Act to protect streams and wetlands.
Scott Fitzgerald: Allow the sale of raw unpasteurized dairy products.
Scott Walker: Streamline process for safe and environmentally sound mining.
Tammy Baldwin: Restore full EPA funding & oppose new cuts.
Tim Michels: Nothing's more important than having clean, drinkable water.
Tom Nelson: Don't allow the sale of raw unpasteurized dairy products.
Tom Tiffany: Badge of honor to be attacked by environmentalists.
Tommy Thompson: Funded $170M in "conservation easement" land purchases.
Tommy Thompson: Oppose UN's Agenda 21 sustainable development.
Tommy Thompson: Prevent invasive Asian Carp in Great Lakes.
Tony Evers: More than $100M to take a three-pronged approach on PFAS.
Families & Children|
Bill Lee: My faith informs my view of marriage.
Jim Doyle: Allow contraceptives to be discussed in sex ed. classes.
Kathleen Vinehout: Fan of Family Care programs defeating privatization.
Leah Vukmir: Only recognize marriages between 1 man & 1 woman.
Leah Vukmir: Don't allow contraception to be discussed in sex ed. classes.
Mark Neumann: Traditional family is most important thing for USA now.
Rebecca Kleefisch: A new tax reduction benefit for child care expenses.
Sarah Godlewski: Make the child tax credit permanent.
Scott Fitzgerald: Don't allow contraception to be discussed in sex ed. classes.
Tammy Baldwin: Treatment foster care helps kids stay out of institutions.
Tom Nelson: Allow contraceptives to be discussed in sex ed. classes.
Tony Evers: All Wisconsinites should be able to marry who they love.
Tony Evers: $130 million tax relief through child/caregiver tax credits.
Tony Evers: 54% of Wisconsinites today live in a child care desert.
Alex Lasry: US/Israel alliance special, for two-state solution.
Bernie Sanders: America stands for hope; we should take Syrian refugees.
Bernie Sanders: Need to look at consequences of removing dictators.
Bernie Sanders: Won't take advice from Henry Kissinger; he assisted genocide.
Bernie Sanders: We should try and talk to enemies, even Iran.
Bernie Sanders: Beef up NATO against Russian aggression.
Hillary Clinton: We achieved a lot, but not yet normal relations with Iran.
John Schiess: Get rid of the communist United Nations.
Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose American Exceptionalism.
Mandela Barnes: Israel is a strong ally and strong partner in Middle East.
Mark Neumann: Supports non-interventionist foreign policy.
Mike Gallagher: Reverse the disastrous policy of leading from behind.
Russell Feingold: Supports Iran nuclear deal.
Sarah Godlewski: Did microfinance work in rural India.
Sarah Godlewski: Supports continued U.S. security assistance for Israel.
Scott Walker: Terrorists are cowards who are afraid of freedom.
Tommy Thompson: Supports non-interventionist foreign policy.
Phil Anderson: Support free trade.
Kelda Helen Roys: Pursue expanded fair trade.
Leah Vukmir: Tariffs on China give time to negotiate fairer deals.
Mandela Barnes: Bring manufacturing supply chains home for jobs here.
Mandela Barnes: Will only back trade deals that puts Wisconsin first.
Mike Gallagher: Smart trade deals protect our sovereignty--not TPP.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Promoted trade with Mexico as Lt. Governor.
Ron Johnson: Yes to trade adjustment; Yes to fast-track.
Russell Feingold: Opposes lousy trade deals.
Scott Walker: Global opportunity: Get WI products out to the world.
Scott Walker: Milk exports up; but also ginseng exports to China.
Scott Walker: Trump's tariffs on China harm Wisconsin companies.
Tammy Baldwin: Tariffs send message to bad actors like China.
Tony Evers: Opposes Trump's tariffs on China.
Tony Evers: Build Wisconsin's dairy brand in international markets.
Alex Lasry: Active advocate for making it easier for people to vote.
Alex Lasry: Overturn Citizens United, no corporate PAC money.
Alex Lasry: We must eliminate the filibuster.
Bernie Sanders: Campaign financing is corrupt; no Super PAC for me.
Bernie Sanders: Dept. of Defense is only agency never to have been audited.
Chris Larson: Voted NO on new state-funded absentee voting hours.
Chris Larson: Don't reduce power of next attorney-general.
George W. Bush: We believe in people; they believe in government.
Glenn Grothman: Require proof of residence to vote or register.
Glenn Grothman: Require photo ID for voting.
Hillary Clinton: I am not beholden to Super PACs or Wall Street.
Hillary Clinton: I will streamline wasteful and redundant programs.
Phil Anderson: Make voter registration easier.
John Schiess: No spending nor contribution limits on political campaigns.
Kathleen Vinehout: Eliminate the tools that diminish our democracy.
Kelda Helen Roys: Make voter registration easier.
Leah Vukmir: Voted YES on new state-funded absentee voting hours.
Leah Vukmir: Ease campaign spending rules; limit donor disclosure.
Leah Vukmir: Drew districts overturned as unconstitutional gerrymander.
Leah Vukmir: Supports voter photo-ID law.
Mandela Barnes: Fighting to protect democracy and right to vote.
Mandela Barnes: Voted NO on new state-funded absentee voting hours.
Mandela Barnes: Expand opportunities for early-voting, mail-in voting.
Mandela Barnes: Don't allow Congress members to own individual stocks.
Mandela Barnes: Supports regulating large corporate monopoly farms.
Mark Neumann: Clean Up Washington: 12-year term limit for Congress.
Mark Neumann: Allow voter ID by repealing Help America Vote Act.
Mike Gallagher: End pensions for members of Congress & institute term limits.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Clean up voting lists, ban ballot harvesting and drop boxes.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Eliminate two rules for every new one that is created.
Ron Johnson: Third-party issue ad donors should be disclosed.
Ron Johnson: Voter fraud not quackery; need hearings and investigations.
Tony Evers: Overturn Citizens United: limit political donations.
Russell Feingold: Created "Progressives United" PAC as soon as he left office.
Russell Feingold: Outraged by Shelby County v. Holder; enforce voting rights.
Sarah Godlewski: Saved job of State Treasurer, got elected to it.
Scott Fitzgerald: Reduce power of next attorney-general after losing election.
Scott Walker: Prevent voter fraud: require voter ID at polls.
Scott Walker: End tax on HSAs; reduce frivolous lawsuits.
Scott Walker: No new absentee voting: make it harder to cheat.
Scott Walker: Avoid witch hunts: limit political corruption investigations.
Scott Walker: Supported redistricting, but struck down as unconstitutional.
Scott Walker: Reduce power of next attorney-general after losing election.
Tammy Baldwin: Ease campaign spending rules; limit donor disclosure.
Tammy Baldwin: Partisan gerrymandering is an attack on our democracy.
Tammy Baldwin: Voter photo-ID requirements harm participation.
Tim Michels: Ban drop boxes; purge voter rolls.
Tim Michels: Overhaul, streamline the state's occupational licensing laws.
Tim Michels: Prevent ex-lawmakers from immediately lobbying colleagues.
Timothy Ramthun: Independent full forensic physical cyber audit for election.
Timothy Ramthun: Asked legislature to rescind Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes.
Tom Nelson: He calls out the toxic influence of money in politics.
Tom Nelson: We need the Right-to-Vote Constitutional Amendment.
Tom Tiffany: Cut federal budget wherever possible.
Tom Tiffany: Reduce power of next attorney-general after losing election.
Winona LaDuke: Business funding of politics leads to political favors.
Tommy Thompson: Allow voter ID by repealing Help America Vote Act.
Tommy Thompson: I'm a reformer: on welfare, healthcare, & taxes.
Tommy Thompson: I'm a reformer: on welfare, healthcare, & taxes.
Tommy Thompson: I've never been a lobbyist.
Tony Evers: Close the chapter of voter suppression in Wisconsin.
Tony Evers: Create a nonpartisan redistricting commission.
Tony Evers: Fixing broken unemployment system is a priority.
Tony Evers: End gerrymandering, stop legislature from destroying records.
Ron Johnson: Participated briefly in pushing fake pro-Trump electors.
Bob Harlow: NRA is crazy; common-sense gun legislation needed.
Chris Larson: Close loophole, only allow minors rifles for legal hunting.
Chris Larson: Keep 48 hour waiting period for gun purchases.
Glenn Grothman: Additional restrictive gun control laws are unneeded.
Phil Anderson: Absolute right to gun ownership.
John Schiess: No background checks; yes concealed carry.
Kathleen Vinehout: NRA "A" rating on gun rights reflects constituents' culture.
Kelda Helen Roys: Support heritage of responsible gun ownership.
Leah Vukmir: 100% pro-gun.
Leah Vukmir: Approach any 2nd Amendment law skeptically.
Leah Vukmir: Eliminate 48 hour waiting period for gun purchases.
Mandela Barnes: Has advocated for tighter gun control laws.
Mandela Barnes: Keep 48 hour waiting period for gun purchases.
Mike Gallagher: Defend our 2nd Amendment Wisconsin way of life.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Support Constitutional Carry, fight federal gun laws.
Ron Johnson: Wokeness, Critical Race Theory contribute to gun violence.
Russell Feingold: Universal background checks plus waiting periods.
Sarah Godlewski: Clear we've got a gun violence problem in this country.
Scott Fitzgerald: Eliminate 48 hour waiting period for gun purchases.
Scott Walker: Supports conceal carry and stand-your-ground laws.
Scott Walker: Eliminate 48 hour waiting period for gun purchases.
Tammy Baldwin: Ban bump stocks & high-capacity magazines.
Tim Michels: Against assault weapon ban & red flag laws.
Tom Tiffany: A+ NRA rating, helped pass conceal and carry in WI.
Tom Tiffany: Eliminate 48 hour waiting period for gun purchases.
Tony Evers: Universal background checks; ban bump stocks.
Tony Evers: Responsible gun owners don't worry about red flag laws .
Alex Lasry: Healthcare a human right, add public option to ACA.
Bernie Sanders: For $500 more taxes, everyone gets $5,000 more healthcare.
Bernie Sanders: US is the only major country without universal health care.
Bob Harlow: Full health coverage of your choice, capped at 9% of income.
Bryan Steil: Protect individuals with pre-existing conditions.
Glenn Grothman: ObamaCare is a harmful, bungled system.
Glenn Grothman: Repeal ObamaCare.
Hillary Clinton: Medicare-for-all is not economically feasible.
Kathleen Vinehout: Healthcare is more than a right; it's a moral obligation.
Kelda Helen Roys: Strongly support ObamaCare.
Leah Vukmir: Repeal ObamaCare; Medicaid as block grants.
Leah Vukmir: Opposed requiring health insurers to cover oral chemotherapy.
Leah Vukmir: Full repeal of ObamaCare, period.
Mandela Barnes: Strengthen state health care; I know because I was on it.
Mark Neumann: Repeal ObamaCare.
Mike Gallagher: Replace ObamaCare with patient-centered free-market reforms.
Phil Anderson: Oppose ObamaCare.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Government shouldn't interfere with people's health care.
Ron Johnson: ObamaCare will cost the average family $2,100.
Ron Johnson: All world pandemic agreements should be voted on by Senate.
Russell Feingold: Healthcare reform is a good compromise.
Russell Feingold: 2010: I knew that over time, ObamaCare would work out.
Sarah Godlewski: Expand Medicaid and Medicare; supports a public option.
Scott Fitzgerald: Allow discrimination by providers in direct care agreements.
Scott Walker: State control of health insurance program, not federal.
Scott Walker: Sue to repeal ObamaCare; reject Medicaid expansion.
Tammy Baldwin: Take repeal off the table & work to improve ObamaCare.
Tammy Baldwin: Good health care for all, especially the most vulnerable.
Timothy Ramthun: Will fight to keep government out of your health decisions.
Timothy Ramthun: Allow discrimination by providers in direct care agreements.
Tom Nelson: We need real leaders who will take COVID seriously.
Tom Nelson: Backs Medicare for All.
Tom Tiffany: Supports competition to lower health care costs.
Tom Tiffany: Allow discrimination by providers in direct care agreements.
Tommy Thompson: Repeal ObamaCare.
Tony Evers: Support ObamaCare; support Medicaid expansion.
Tony Evers: Healthy Communities Initiative: increase access via Medicaid.
Tony Evers: Exit Obamacare lawsuit; keep pre-existing coverage.
Tony Evers: $5 million for mental health and wellness for National Guard.
Tony Evers: No one should call an ambulance and wonder if it will come.
Tony Evers: New public school funding for mental health services.
Tony Evers: Veto discrimination by providers in direct care agreements.
Tony Evers: New resources to expand school-based mental health services.
Glenn Grothman: No tracking on GPS, cellphone, or social media.
Glenn Grothman: Maintain a numerically superior nuclear arsenal.
Hillary Clinton: Support our NATO allies and take vetted Syrian refugees.
Hillary Clinton: Haters should realize that American Muslims can help us.
John Schiess: Wisconsin should not participate in REAL ID program.
Kelda Helen Roys: Don't expand the military.
Leah Vukmir: Address disgraceful neglect at Veterans Affairs.
Mark Neumann: Eliminate detention powers granted by the NDAA.
Mark Neumann: Try terrorist suspects in military court.
Mike Gallagher: Reform the VA to ensure our veterans have access to benefits.
Phil Anderson: Return to military limits imposed by the Constitution.
Ron Johnson: Grateful to the 1 million who have died defending the US.
Sarah Godlewski: Worked with Pentagon on variety of projects.
Scott Walker: Support for our military transcends partisan differences.
Tammy Baldwin: Jason's Law: stop over-prescribing opioids at VA hospitals.
Tammy Baldwin: Full federal benefits to National Guard COVID fighters.
Tommy Thompson: Eliminate detention powers granted by the NDAA.
Tommy Thompson: Try terrorist suspects in military court.
Bernie Sanders: 2007: I voted against slavery-like guest worker programs.
Glenn Grothman: Carefully controlled immigration protects us from enemies.
Glenn Grothman: Protect the border and prevent illegal entry.
Kathleen Vinehout: Farmers want their immigrant workers able to obtain licenses.
Kelda Helen Roys: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
Leah Vukmir: Construct a wall on the southern border.
Leah Vukmir: First build a wall; illegals go home then re-apply.
Mandela Barnes: Trump immigration policies make people feel less than human.
Mandela Barnes: Fight for pathway to citizenship for immigrant farm workers.
Mark Neumann: Deport illegal immigrants who have committed felonies.
Mark Neumann: Make English the official language.
Mike Gallagher: Secure our borders to protect our sovereignty.
Phil Anderson: Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
Ron Johnson: Address comprehensive reform after border is secure.
Tommy Thompson: Deport illegal immigrants who have committed felonies.
Tommy Thompson: Make English the official language.
Scott Walker: Endorses path to citizenship for immigrant workers.
Scott Walker: Make it easier to enter the country legally.
Scott Walker: 2010: stop suspected illegals; 2012: that's a distraction.
Scott Walker: Stripped in-state tuition from DREAMer students.
Tammy Baldwin: Support DREAMers and earned path to citizenship.
Tammy Baldwin: Supports immigrants in US and immigration reform.
Tim Michels: No drivers' licenses, no benefits, and no tuition.
Tom Tiffany: For border wall and against amnesty.
Tony Evers: Protect DREAMers brought to US illegally as kids.
Alex Lasry: 25% of service contracts to minority/disadvantaged business.
Alex Lasry: Pass the PRO Act to protect unions, empower workers.
Alex Lasry: We pay all our employees family-sustaining wages.
Bob Harlow: Repeal Walker's legislation that banned unionized workplaces.
Bob Harlow: Undo Act 10; restore collective bargaining rights.
Kathleen Vinehout: No magic formula to more jobs, just create the environment.
Kelda Helen Roys: Support affirmative action in hiring.
Leah Vukmir: Block cities from raising their local minimum wages.
Mandela Barnes: Supports raising minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Mandela Barnes: Strengthen unions, oppose Right to Work laws.
Phil Anderson: Don't require hiring more women/minorities.
Russell Feingold: $184B stimulus created jobs, especially highway construction.
Sarah Godlewski: Raise the minimum wage, end the filibuster.
Scott Walker: Create 250,000 jobs via special legislative session.
Scott Walker: Hypothetically, make WI a right-to-work state.
Scott Walker: $35M for Wisconsin Fast Forward: technical skill training.
Scott Walker: Supports right-to-work law; ended prevailing wage law.
Scott Walker: Artificially raising wage won't help create jobs.
Tammy Baldwin: Raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $15/hour.
Tom Barrett: Restore state's collective bargaining; I respect unions.
Tom Nelson: Joined with United Steelworkers to save shuttered paper mill.
Tom Nelson: Strengthen unions, recognize importance of labor movement.
Tony Evers: Repeal right-to-work law; reinstate collective bargaining.
Tony Evers: Raise minimum wage to $15/hr; index for inflation.
Principles & Values|
Alex Lasry: Senior VP of Milwaukee Bucks; raised team's activism.
Alex Lasry: Visiting Israel is emotional; I really feel my Judaism there.
Alex Lasry: Father's American success story couldn't happen elsewhere.
Alex Lasry: Being on the right side of history isn't bad for business.
Bill Lee: Don't exclude faith from public life.
Glenn Grothman: Sponsored "In God We Trust" license plates.
Glenn Grothman: Judeo-Christian framework is moral; Shariah is a threat.
Jim Doyle: Priorities: close deficit, improve schools and jobs.
Jonathan Wichmann: I often rely on my Christian faith to guide me.
Jonathan Wichmann: Claimed insurrection was led by "Antifa" without evidence.
Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose government attempts to interfere with religion.
Leah Vukmir: Our rights come from God, not man.
Mandela Barnes: Parents valued working hard, fighting for opportunity.
Mandela Barnes: Hit for overdue property taxes & unpaid parking tickets.
Mandela Barnes: We have to lead with our values and vision: change the game.
Mandela Barnes: Questions conservative Christian ideology link to hate.
Mark Neumann: Conservatives believe in faith, family and country.
Mark Neumann: A conservative believes in faith, family and country.
Mike Gallagher: Stand against those who restrict our religious liberties.
Phil Anderson: Freely practice beliefs so long as not hurting others.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Former TV reporter/anchor is "recovering journalist".
Rebecca Kleefisch: 2010 campaign: relies on wisdom and faith she has in Jesus.
Russell Feingold: Badger Pledge: keep outside groups out of state race.
Sarah Godlewski: There's so much more that connects us rather than divides us.
Scott Walker: 19 Walker associates involved in "John Doe" scandal.
Tammy Baldwin: I fight for us; my opponent fights for the big and powerful.
Tim Michels: Make Wisconsin greatest place to work, live, raise a family.
Tim Michels: America is the greatest country in the history of the world.
Timothy Ramthun: Gives praise & all glory to God for election victory.
Tom Nelson: If local official took on COVID, we can take on anything.
Tommy Thompson: Declines debates because opponents "want to shoot at me".
Tony Evers: 95% of bills in first year had bipartisan support.
Tony Evers: I believe that there is more that unites us than divides us.
Ron Johnson: 2020 election was legitimate, but discuss "irregularities".
Tim Michels: Trump would be president now if we had election integrity.
Alex Lasry: Expand Medicare to cover vision, hearing, and dental.
Bernie Sanders: Lift cap on wealthy: at $250,000 program lasts 58 years.
Bob Harlow: Balance budget but protect Social Security and Medicare.
Bryan Steil: No changes to seniors' rights of Medicare & Social Security.
Hillary Clinton: Expand Social Security for most vulnerable first.
Kelda Helen Roys: Oppose privatizing Social Security.
Leah Vukmir: Personal Retirement Accounts for portion of payroll taxes.
Mike Gallagher: Preserve and protect our most effective anti-poverty program.
Phil Anderson: End mandatory participation in Social Security.
Sarah Godlewski: Proposed state programs to promote retirement security.
Scott Walker: Increase public employee pension payments to 5%.
Tammy Baldwin: Long opposed to privatization.
Alex Lasry: Corporate tax breaks for companies doing the right thing.
Alex Lasry: Wealthy must pay fair share, but also focus on raising wages.
Bob Harlow: 10% increase for those making more than $1 million.
Chris Larson: Don't allow pass-through companies option to reduce taxes.
Glenn Grothman: Tirelessly pursue lowering property and income taxes.
Kathleen Vinehout: $1.7B in business tax breaks should shift to schools.
Kelda Helen Roys: Support a progressive tax structure.
Leah Vukmir: Lower tax rates for everyone.
Leah Vukmir: It's garbage that Trump tax cuts only benefited the wealthy.
Mandela Barnes: Make corporations and wealthy people pay their fair share.
Mandela Barnes: We must make the Child Tax Credit permanent.
Mandela Barnes: Expand Child Tax Credit, Earned Income Tax Credit.
Mike Gallagher: Replace broken tax code with modern and simple one.
Phil Anderson: Lower taxes for everyone.
Rebecca Kleefisch: Reduce property tax for homeowners; end for small business.
Sarah Godlewski: Supports an Elizabeth Warren-style wealth tax.
Scott Fitzgerald: Allow pass-through companies option to reduce tax burden.
Scott Walker: Reduced property taxes by $141 in 4 years; more coming.
Scott Walker: Reduce property, income and production tax burden.
Scott Walker: Cut $8 billion in taxes, mostly for higher earners.
Scott Walker: Allow pass-through companies option to reduce tax burden.
Tammy Baldwin: Get rid of loopholes for outsourcing and capital gains.
Tammy Baldwin: Trump tax cuts overwhelmingly benefited the wealthy.
Tammy Baldwin: Tax plan that rewards hard work.
Tammy Baldwin: Trump tax bill only helps rich who don't need the money.
Tim Michels: Compete by reducing corporate and individual income taxes.
Tom Tiffany: Allow pass-through companies option to reduce tax burden.
Tommy Thompson: Limit federal revenue to 18.5% of GDP; and 15% flat tax form.
Tony Evers: Raise taxes on wealthy to pay for public services.
Tony Evers: Provided a 10% tax cut for Wisconsin families.
Tony Evers: 15% middle class tax cut of largest in state history.
Tony Evers: Big tax breaks for wealthiest 20% of earners is reckless.
Alex Lasry: Ensure access to high speed affordable internet for all.
Bernie Sanders: Tax wealth stashed in Caymans to rebuild our infrastructure.
Bob Harlow: 1 Gb internet in every home, plus 200 mph high speed rail.
Bob Harlow: Build 200 mile-per-hour high-speed rail network in Wisconsin.
Bob Harlow: High speed rail will bring down housing costs.
Jim Doyle: Bring high-speed rail to Wisconsin.
Jonathan Wichmann: Big Tech companies should become non-profits.
Sarah Godlewski: Critical need for broadband access for rural communities.
Scott Walker: Spend $810M on roads instead of high-speed rail.
Scott Walker: Partner with private firms to install fiber network.
Scott Walker: $35 million to expand broadband access grant program.
Scott Walker: Cancel high-speed rail plans.
Scott Walker: Opposes Net Neutrality: principle of Internet is freedom.
Tammy Baldwin: Internet must not become a two-tiered system.
Tammy Baldwin: Invest in core infrastructure, as federal stimulus.
Tom Barrett: Build high-speed rail from Milwaukee to Madison.
Tony Evers: Support Net Neutrality: treat internet like a utility.
Tony Evers: Declares 2021 to be Year of Broadband Access.
Tony Evers: More than $340 million into expanding high-speed internet.
War & Peace|
Hillary Clinton: My 2002 vote for Iraq war does not impact ISIS plan today.
Hillary Clinton: Do not negotiate with Iran about Syria.
Kelda Helen Roys: Avoid foreign entanglements.
Leah Vukmir: Confront ISIS & Islamic jihadists who want to kill us.
Leah Vukmir: Iran nuclear treaty was a foolish & dangerous deal.
Mark Neumann: Mideast stability so gasoline prices don't go even higher.
Mark Neumann: Congressional Declaration of War for any use of force.
Phil Anderson: Avoid foreign entanglements.
Ron Johnson: 25,000 US combat troops to fight ISIS in Iraq.
Tammy Baldwin: End the Afghan war & end nation-building.
Tammy Baldwin: Keep the Iran nuclear treaty.
Tommy Thompson: Congressional Declaration of War for any use of force.
Tommy Thompson: Helped build a hospital in Afghanistan for women & children.
Welfare & Poverty|
Chris Larson: No work requirement for adults under 50 receiving Medicaid.
Glenn Grothman: Concerned about massive trend towards government dependency.
Hillary Clinton: Address distressed communities and generational poverty.
Kathleen Vinehout: As a society, we must help and support those that need it.
Scott Fitzgerald: Work requirement for adults under 50 receiving Medicaid.
Scott Walker: Help transition from government dependence to independence.
Scott Walker: Work requirement for adults under 50 receiving Medicaid.
Tom Tiffany: Work requirement for adults under 50 receiving Medicaid.
Tommy Thompson: Replace Welfare with the Tools to Succeed.
Tommy Thompson: Early leader in welfare reform.
Tony Evers: No work requirement for adults under 50 receiving Medicaid.
The above quotations are from State of Wisconsin Politicians: Archives.