Compare the Candidates
Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 2, 2010 Texas General Election

Candidates for U.S. Representative District 6, Texas

Joe L. Barton - R
David E. Cozad - D
Bryon S. Severns - L
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Joe L. Barton
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)
Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Goals If Elected
Achievements If Elected
Areas to Concentrate On
Securing Our Borders
Guest Worker Program
Civil Rights
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy
Reducing the Deficit
Deficit Spending
Federal Budget & Debt
Balanced Budget & Constitutional Amendment
Spending Limits
National Security & Terrorism
National Security
Making Our Homeland More Secure
Government Reform
Elections & Politics
Voting Right of Felons & Ex-Prisoners
Campaign Contribution Limits (Citizens United)
Campaign Spending Limits
Voter Photo ID and Other Requirements
Campaign Finance Reform
Political Expenditures Disclosure
527 'Stealth' PACs
Bundling Campaign Contributions
Small Donors
Lobbyist Campaign Contributions
Reform of Redistricting (Gerrymandering)
Voting Machines and Paper Ballots
Election-day Registration
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Pro-Life and Pro-Choice
Stem Cell Research
Stem-cell Research for Medical Advancements
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
US Military Presence in Afghanistan
Continued US Military Presence in Iraq
Staying in Iraq for "as long as it takes to do the job"
Small Business
Auto Industry
Executive Compensation
Consumer Piracy
Minority-Owned Businesses
Start-Up Incubators
Foreign Ownership of American Businesses
Decline in Manufacturing
Antitrust Enforcement
Intellectual Property Protection
Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements
Labor Wages & Unions
Minimum Wage
Wage Discrimination
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Declining Percent of Unionized Workers
Tax Proposals
Tax Code
Tax Reform
Offshore Tax Havens and Bank Accounts
Taxing the the Wealthiest 1%
Corporate Income Taxes
Property Taxes
Estate Taxes (Death / Birth Tax)
Taxes Policy
National Sales Tax
Flat Tax
Marriage Penalty
Income Tax on Seniors
2001 Tax Cuts
R&D Tax Credit
Corporate Tax Loopholes
Oil Company Tax Breaks
Internal Revenu Service (IRS)
Global Warming, Climate Change
Clean Water Act and Water Quality
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Environmental Regulation
Clean Air Act & Clear Skies Initiative
Clean Air Technologies
Environment Technology for Developing World
Tropical Deforestation
Cap-and-Trade System to Reduce Carbon Emissions
Free Market Incentives
Power Plant Emissions
Higher Gasoline Tax
Kyoto Protocol
Clean Drinking Water
Polluter-Pays Superfund Fees
National Parks
National Forests and Healthy Forests Initiative
Internet, Media & Communications
Internet Privacy Protections
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance
Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Limitations
Coverage of Children
Free Market Health Care
Health Insurance Purchase Choices
Portable Medical Insurance
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
Medical Insurance Discrimination
Medical Malpractice Reform
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care
Vaccinations & Immunizations
Improving Health & Medical Care
Reducing Health Care Costs
Rationing Health Care
Disease Prevention
Quality and Cost Reporting
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Children's Health
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy Independence from Foreign Oil
Nuclear Power
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Solar Energy Investment Tax Credit Bill
Gas & Oil, a General Statement
Transportation, a General Statement
Traffic Congestion
Public Transportation
Bikes and Pedestrians
Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs, a General Statement
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security
Long Term Viability of Social Security
Privatizing Social Security
Financial Crisis
Financial Crisis
Bank & Financial Corp Bailouts
Bail Outs of General Motors and Chrysler
$700 Billion Troubled Asset Relief Bailout
Prosecution of Financial Fraud
America's Brand of Capitalism
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