Compare the Candidates – Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 6, 2012 Texas General Election

Candidates for U.S. Senate, Texas

Ted Cruz - R
Paul Sadler - D
John "Jay" Myers - L
David B. Collins - G
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Ted Cruz
David B. Collins
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Immigration, a General Statement
Illegal Immigration and Reform
Dream Act
Border Security
State Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws
Securing Our Borders
Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants
Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants
National Security & Terrorism
NSA Surveillance of Citizens
USA Patriot Act
Guantanamo Bay Prison (GITMO)
Gay & Lesbian
Gay Rights, a General Statement
Gay Marriage
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Homosexuality as being Immoral or a Sin
Marriage Left Solely to the States
Sexual Orientation in Anti-Discrimination Laws
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Iran, a General Statement
Iran Nuclear Deal
Foreign Policy
China as a Threat
Middle East
Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia
Military & Defense
Military, a General Statement
Defense, a General Statement
Military Policy
Military Adequacy
Jobs, a General Statement
Economy, a General Statement
Wealth Inequality
Decline of Middle Class
America's Infrastructure
Taxes, a General Statement
Tax Code
Tax Reform
Taxing the the Wealthiest 1%
Taxes on Interest, Dividends, and Capital Gains
Estate Taxes (Death / Birth Tax)
Tax Proposals
Taxes Policy
Property Taxes
Internal Revenu Service (IRS)
Education, a General Statement
Local Control Over Education
Improving Education
Department of Education
Teacher Pay
Elections & Politics
Campaign Contribution Limits (Citizens United)
Koch Brothers
Campaign Spending Limits
Campaign Finance Reform
Government, a General Statement
Influence of Religion in Government
Government Reform
States' Rights
Global Warming, Climate Change
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Environmental Regulation
Land, Rivers and Lakes
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Abortion, a General Statement
Guns, a General Statement
Right to Own Guns - Second Amendment
Gun Control Legislation
Renewal of Ban on Assault Weapons Purchases
High Capacity Magazines, Gun Locks and Ammunition
DC Gun Ban
Trade, a General Statement
North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Internet, Media & Communications
Internet Neutrality
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy, a General Statement
Reducing the Deficit
Debt Limit
Federal Budget & Debt
Deficit Spending
Balanced Budget & Constitutional Amendment
Spending Limits
Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) Rule for Tax Cuts or New Spending
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance, a General Statement
Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Medical Insurance Discrimination
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care, a General Statement
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy, a General Statement
Energy Independence from Foreign Oil
Oil Drilling
Canadian Oil (Keystone) Pipeline
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Domestic Energy Production
Gas & Oil, a General Statement
Values, Religion & Family
Family Values
Veterans, a General Statement
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
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