Compare the Candidates – Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 6, 2012 Pennsylvania General Election

Candidates for Representative In Congress District 16, Pennsylvania

Joseph R. Pitts - R
Websitewww.joepittsforcongress.com
78
Aryanna C. Strader - D
Websitestraderforcongress.org
34
James F. Bednarski
Websitejimbednarski.com
John A. Murphy - I
Websitewww.johnmurphyforcongress.org
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Joseph R. Pitts
John A. Murphy
Biographical
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
Achievements If Elected
On Entering Public Service
Immigration
Immigration
Children Citizenship of Illegals
Undocumented Immigrants
Trade
Trade
North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Trade Policy Priorities
World Trade Organization / General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (WTO/GATT)
Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)
Other Trade Agreements
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Same Sex Marriage
Civil Unions & Civil Benefits
Federal Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
Domestic Partnerships
Civil Rights
Civil Rights
USA Patriot Act
Human Rights
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy
Federal Budget & Debt
National Security & Terrorism
National Security
War on Terrorism Policies
War on Terror
Al-Qaeda
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Abortion
Legality of Abortion - Roe v. Wade
Pro-Life and Pro-Choice
Iran
Iran, a General Statement
Iran Nuclear Deal
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
North Korea
Promotion of Democracy Around World
Middle East
Middle East
Israeli and Palestinian Conflict
Palestinian West Bank and Gaza
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Afghanistan
Iraq
Timetable for Withdrawal
US Military Presence in Afghanistan
Taliban & Radical Islamic Jihadists
Iraq Policy
Iraq Reconstruction
Length of Deployments
Continued US Military Presence in Iraq
Military & Defense
Military
Military Families
Missile Defense System
Defense and Military Budget
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
Jobs
Jobs
Equal Pay
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Job Growth
Employment Discrimination
Economy
Economy
Economic Grown and Stimulation
Business
Business
Small Business
Business Tax Incentives
Consumer Piracy
Labor Wages & Unions
Labor
Wages
Minimum Wage
Wage Discrimination
Unions
Wage Gap between Rich and Poor
Wage Gap between Men and Women
Organized Labor's Place in America
Declining Percent of Unionized Workers
Taxes
Taxes
Tax Reform
Corporate Income Taxes
Property Taxes
Estate Taxes (Death / Birth Tax)
Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)
National Sales Tax
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
Marriage Penalty
2001 Tax Cuts
Corporate Tax Loopholes
Education
Education
Pre-School
Higher Education
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
Public Schools K-12
Private School Vouchers
Charter Schools
Improving Education
Head Start
Adult Education
Federal Funding of Private Schools
Teacher Pay
Teacher Standards
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Illegal Drugs
Medical Use of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana
War on Drugs
Punishments for Drug Crimes
Metamphetamines
Poverty & Welfare
Faith-based Initiative Funding
Environment
Environment
Land, Rivers and Lakes
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance
Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Universal Medical Care / Insurance
Medicare
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care
Improving Health & Medical Care
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy
Nuclear Power
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Hybrid & All Electric Cars
Values, Religion & Family
Religion
Ordination of Gay Clergy
Ordination of Women Clergy
Evolution vs. Intelligent Design
Desecration of Flag Constitutional Amendment
Veterans
Veterans, a General Statement
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Brain Injuries (TBI)
Homes
Housing, a General Statement
Subprime Mortgage Crisis
Federal Mortgage Regulation
Predatory Lending
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security
Long Term Viability of Social Security
401(k) Plans
Financial Crisis
Financial Crisis
Banks too Big to Fail
Financial Meltdown

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