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Ajamu Baraka on Technology
Green Party vice-presidential nominee
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    No stance on record.
Joe Biden on Technology
Outgoing Vice President; previously Democratic Senator (DE)
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  • Double amount of spectrum available for wireless broadband. (Feb 2012)
  • Internet is new public space; make it a force for democracy. (Nov 2011)
  • No exclusive government control over Internet resources. (Nov 2011)
  • WikiLeaks founder is a high-tech terrorist. (Dec 2010)
  • China invests 7% of GDP in infrastructure; we invest only 1%. (Dec 2008)
  • Proposed $980M for tunnel repair; others have dropped ball. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Fund nanomaterial research project for car batteries. (Mar 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Jeb Bush on Technology
Former Republican FL Governor
Click here for 15 full quotes by Jeb Bush OR click here for Jeb Bush on other issues.
  • Regulate Fantasy Football as gambling, but not federally. (Oct 2015)
  • Redesign education around tech, including Virtual Schools. (Jun 2015)
  • BlackBerry pictured in official gubernatorial portrait. (Feb 2015)
  • US tech revolution needs more foreign-born scientists. (Mar 2013)
  • Biometrics for tourist visas; but make it easy as possible. (Mar 2013)
  • WikiLeaks is abhorrent but showed seriousness of Iran threat. (Nov 2010)
  • Increased transportation budget by 96% over 8 years. (Dec 2009)
  • Enraged by citizen initiative mandating high speed rail. (Feb 2007)
  • 1998 transition team records not subject to open records law. (Feb 2007)
  • OpEd: Promised open administration; but delayed all releases. (Feb 2007)
  • $24M for X-ray truck inspection & bioterrorism labs. (Jan 2002)
  • $100M for Florida Technology Development Initiative. (Jan 2002)
  • Practice tech in context of virtue; not isolated pleasure. (Nov 1995)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Permanent R&D tax incentive & more R&D funding. (Sep 2001)
Ben Carson on Technology
Tea Party challenger in Republican primary
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  • Use computer teaching and virtual classrooms. (Jan 2012)
  • Respect privacy; don't use info from post-9-11 monitoring. (Jan 2012)
Lincoln Chafee on Technology
Democratic presidential challenger; Independent RI Governor; Republican Senator (1999-2007)
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  • No tapping of our phones without a warrant. (Jun 2015)
  • Sales & use tax on online sellers with no physical presence. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
Hillary Clinton on Technology
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY)
Click here for 30 full quotes by Hillary Clinton OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • Invest $250B in public transit and NextGen aviation. (Feb 2016)
  • Retroactive classification can make any email problematic. (Feb 2016)
  • Work with Silicon Valley: security consistent with privacy. (Jan 2016)
  • Partner with tech community on terrorist encryption. (Dec 2015)
  • Make sure surveillance doesn't go too far, like Snowden did. (Aug 2014)
  • Developing world cell phones open up education & opportunity. (Jun 2014)
  • Condemned China's use of Internet to monitor dissidents. (Jun 2012)
  • WikiLeaks revealed State Department internal documents. (Jun 2012)
  • Post-WikiLeaks "Apology Tour" to insulted world leaders. (Jun 2012)
  • PIPA: When information is stifled, Internet is diminished. (Jan 2012)
  • WikiLeaks tears at fabric of government. (Nov 2010)
  • Infrastructure investment creates jobs AND improves security. (Aug 2007)
  • Fight for interoperable communications for first responders. (Mar 2007)
  • Introduced CAMRA to study how sex in media affects teens. (Dec 2006)
  • Innovations make better parent-child connections at distance. (Dec 2006)
  • Balance Internet freedom of speech against defamation. (Oct 2006)
  • $90M grant for Children and Media Research. (Apr 2006)
  • Against charging for e-mail. (Oct 2000)
  • Details of “Bill 602P” hoax. (Oct 2000)
  • Increase spending for libraries. (Mar 2000)
  • Equal opportunity will bridge the digital divide. (Jan 2000)
  • We can do more for New York’s biotechnology industry. (Nov 1999)
  • Train teachers to use technology in classrooms. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Ensure net neutrality: no corporate-tiered Internet. (Jan 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Ted Cruz on Technology
Republican Texas Senator
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  • Require Apple to unlock iPhones used by terrorists. (Feb 2016)
  • Target cell phones and tech that Bad Guys likely to use. (Dec 2015)
  • Of course China & Russia have conducted cyberwarfare on US. (Aug 2015)
  • We need serious tools to protect against cybercrime. (Jun 2015)
  • PolitiFact is left-wing editorializing dressed up as fact. (Jun 2015)
  • Net neutrality is ObamaCare for the Internet. (Nov 2014)
  • Net neutrality is biggest regulatory threat to the Internet. (Mar 2014)
  • NASA funding cuts have degraded space exploration. (Mar 2014)
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
Carly Fiorina on Technology
Republican primary challenger and former CEO
Click here for 11 full quotes by Carly Fiorina OR click here for Carly Fiorina on other issues.
  • Check Facebook & Twitter to see jihadi pledges. (Jan 2016)
  • Let tech work on terrorism, more innovation than bureaucracy. (Jan 2016)
  • Companies don't need to be forced to provide data; just ask. (Dec 2015)
  • The secret sauce of America is innovation. (Nov 2015)
  • An internet sales tax would mean 400 pages of regulation. (Oct 2015)
  • Google should cooperate with FBI to fight cyberterrorism. (Aug 2015)
  • China and Russia are using technology to attack us. (Aug 2015)
  • Overturn net neutrality. (May 2015)
  • Taxation on the internet would be disastrous. (Mar 2010)
  • Post federal budgets on Internet for public comment. (Dec 2009)
  • Simplify complexity so people can understand & deal with it. (Sep 2007)
Lindsey Graham on Technology
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3)
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  • You're isolationist if you don't monitor calls from abroad. (Dec 2015)
  • If I have to monitor a mosque, I'll monitor a mosque. (Aug 2015)
  • Designate 25 "manufacturing universities" for engineers. (Jun 2015)
  • I don't email & I've never sent an email. (Mar 2015)
  • Ban online gambling (but not casino gambling). (Mar 2014)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Mike Huckabee on Technology
Former Republican AR Governor
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  • Monitor terror on Facebook & Twitter, not Americans' phones. (Dec 2015)
  • Viral campaign website spawned Huck's Army of bloggers. (Nov 2008)
  • Post every federal expenditure on Internet without 24 hours. (Feb 2008)
  • Infrastructure: Stimulus, Safety, Security, & Sustainability. (Feb 2008)
  • Infrastructure in this country has been neglected. (Jan 2008)
  • Every $1B spent on infrastructure creates 47,500 jobs. (Jan 2008)
  • $150B for highway infrastructure is better stimulus package. (Jan 2008)
  • Improved AR roads, via voter-approved tax increase. (Dec 2007)
  • We modernized Arkansas & made state accessible online. (Nov 2007)
  • Air tech is Jetsons but air traffic control is Flintstones. (Oct 2007)
  • No Fairness Doctrine: no equal time if morally objectionable. (Sep 2007)
  • Apply broadcast indecency rules to cable networks. (Sep 2007)
  • Spend on our infrastructure instead of other countries’. (Aug 2007)
  • Cars’ navigation systems are better than air traffic control. (Aug 2007)
  • TV is like fire; pols must use it even though it can burn. (Jun 2007)
  • More bible; less blogs; more music; less network TV. (Jan 2007)
  • Supports Internet sales tax. (Nov 2002)
  • Arkansas becoming a leader in e-government. (Jan 2001)
  • Mass profanity is at its worst in pop music. (Jun 1998)
  • Road rage means we've lost social inhibitions when driving. (Jun 1998)
  • Entertainment industry is brainwashing kids to kill. (Jun 1998)
  • Science cannot create a utopian society. (Jun 1998)
  • Opposes public electronic voting; wouldn’t focus on issues. (Nov 1992)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Permanent R&D tax incentive & more R&D funding. (Sep 2001)
Bobby Jindal on Technology
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1)
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  • Same communication problems during Katrina as on 9/11. (Nov 2010)
  • Criminalize use of internet routers & wi-fi for child porn. (Jan 2009)
  • $515 million investment in transportation & infrastructure. (Mar 2008)
  • $209 million investment in new roads and expansion. (Mar 2008)
  • $50 million for Pennington Biomedical Research Center. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
Gary Johnson on Technology
Libertarian presidential nominee; former Republican NM Governor
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  • No FBI backdoors to iPhones. (Mar 2016)
  • No government "back doors" into encrypted, private info. (Jan 2016)
  • No federal funding for mass transit. (Sep 2012)
  • Oversaw construction of 500 miles of new highway. (Aug 2012)
  • Highway 44: Private alternatives to infrastructure spending. (Jul 2011)
  • Opposes Net Neutrality; no government regulation of Internet. (Jul 2011)
  • NM building twice as many 4-lane highways with no tax raise. (Jan 2001)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
Tim Kaine on Technology
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor
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  • Thrilled that a Virginia tribe could pursue casino gambling. (Feb 2016)
  • Investment in broadband for all, to boost economy. (Sep 2013)
  • Investment in broadband for all, to boost economy. (Sep 2013)
  • Invest in communities--infrastructure makes us competitive. (Sep 2012)
  • Force online retailers to collect sales taxes. (Jun 2012)
  • Long-term commitment to six year infrastructure plan. (Jan 2009)
  • Re-zoning to account for transportation infrastructure. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
John Kasich on Technology
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President
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  • Get Silicon Valley people to solve Pentagon problems. (Jan 2016)
  • Broadcast Judeo-Christian values abroad, to help defeat ISIS. (Nov 2015)
  • Replace "Rust Belt" with Cloud computing and 3-D printing. (Feb 2015)
  • Faith matters, but so does building up expertise. (Jun 2010)
  • Journalists should ask, "Am I reporting or pimping?". (May 2006)
  • Do better job labeling movies for graphic content. (May 2006)
Evan McMullin on Technology
Conservative independent challenger
Click here for Evan McMullin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Martin O`Malley on Technology
Democratic Former Governor of Maryland
Click here for 5 full quotes by Martin O`Malley OR click here for Martin O`Malley on other issues.
  • Require warrants for backdoor AND front-door searches. (Jan 2016)
  • $25M more for road improvements. (Feb 2015)
  • $156M for One Maryland Broadband Network. (Feb 2012)
  • 21st Century cyber-infrastructure & rural broadband network. (Feb 2011)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
Barack Obama on Technology
Democratic incumbent President; IL Senator (2004-2008)
Click here for 55 full quotes by Barack Obama OR click here for Barack Obama on other issues.
  • Must continue to make technology accessible. (Jan 2016)
  • We protected an open internet & got more Americans online. (Jan 2016)
  • Precision Medicine Initiative: cures via personalized info. (Jan 2015)
  • Out to space not just to visit; but to stay. (Jan 2015)
  • Better meet the threat of cyberattacks. (Jan 2015)
  • Patent reform: Unleash the next great discovery. (Jan 2014)
  • $140 for each $1 spent on genome; make more such investments. (Feb 2013)
  • Cyber-attacks are real threats to security and economy. (Feb 2013)
  • World leadership via cutting-edge technology & workers. (Oct 2012)
  • Military needs to think about space and cybersecurity. (Oct 2012)
  • We need to train for the next generation of Apples. (Oct 2012)
  • Double funding for key research agencies. (Sep 2012)
  • Invest 3% of GDP in public & private R&D. (Sep 2012)
  • Free and open Internet is essential to modern economy. (Sep 2012)
  • Make science policy decisions based on facts, not ideology. (Sep 2012)
  • Send humans to Asteroids by 2025 & Mars by 2030s. (Sep 2012)
  • Media change since Clinton: intravenous Internet news feed. (Jun 2012)
  • Space-race-level investment in R&D; biotech; & green tech. (Jan 2011)
  • Network clean energy transmission lines like highway network. (May 2010)
  • Cancel moon program; develop human mission to Mars. (Jan 2010)
  • Iowa 2007: Tracked every college student & high school. (Aug 2009)
  • My.barackobama.com key to campaign, like Wall St to finance. (Aug 2009)
  • My.BarackObama.com enabled grassroots organizing. (Jan 2009)
  • Google for Government was a bipartisan initiative. (Sep 2008)
  • Invest in a digital smart grid for electricity utilities. (Jul 2008)
  • Double basic research funding; make the R&D tax permanent. (Jun 2008)
  • Feb. 2008: Had 250,000 members on Facebook to Clinton's 3250. (Apr 2008)
  • Incentives for next-generation broadband in every community. (Feb 2008)
  • Increase funding for math and science research & education. (Oct 2007)
  • Airlines got into trouble after deregulation. (Oct 2007)
  • Organizes campaign events via MySpace.com and FaceBook.com. (Oct 2007)
  • JFK inspired with space program; now same with energy R&D. (Sep 2007)
  • Increase funding for basic research; expand broadband access. (Aug 2007)
  • As Senate freshman spoke out on Katrina ramifications. (Aug 2007)
  • $42B more in university-based R&D. (Oct 2006)
  • National broadband plan: increase access to 90% by 2020. (Sep 2010)

    Infrastructure

  • Put Americans to work on 21st-century transportation system. (Jan 2016)
  • FactCheck: Money stops infrastructure projects, not red tape. (Jan 2014)
  • Fix It First: urgent repairs like 70,000 bridges. (Feb 2013)
  • Rebuild the country's crumbling infrastructure. (Sep 2011)
  • Investing in the future is federal responsibility. (Sep 2011)
  • FactCheck: High-speed rail for 80% possible; but not soon. (Jan 2011)
  • High-speed rail for 80% of US; high-speed web for 98% of US. (Jan 2011)
  • $13B stimulus funds to upgrade rail lines & build new ones. (Jun 2010)
  • There's no reason Europe & China should have fastest trains. (Jan 2010)
  • National Infrastructure Reinvestment Bank: $60B in 10 years. (Jun 2008)
  • Broadband in heart of inner cities and rural towns. (Feb 2007)
  • Invest on transportation and clean coal technology projects. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Ensure net neutrality: no corporate-tiered Internet. (Jan 2007)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
  • Website for competitive federal awards. (Jun 2008)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Sarah Palin on Technology
Republican Governor (AK); 2008 nominee for Vice President
Click here for 9 full quotes by Sarah Palin OR click here for Sarah Palin on other issues.
  • USSR won 1960s space race, but its debt led to USSR collapse. (Jan 2011)
  • Tighten security urgently against WikiLeaks. (Nov 2010)
  • As mayor in 1990s, got Wasilla roads paved. (Nov 2009)
  • Established office for oil pipeline maintenance. (Nov 2009)
  • After selection, scant info on her life, even on Internet. (Oct 2008)
  • OpEd: Neglected Wasilla infrastructure; left with $22M debt. (Sep 2008)
  • Supports $130M in research investment in U. Alaska. (Nov 2006)
  • Efficient transportation system is vital to our economy. (Nov 2006)
  • Alaska needs a state funded highway program. (Nov 2006)
Rand Paul on Technology
Republican Kentucky Senator
Click here for 14 full quotes by Rand Paul OR click here for Rand Paul on other issues.
  • We are no safer due to bulk data collection of phone records. (Dec 2015)
  • Oppose net neutrality; Silicon Valley has no uniform support. (Nov 2014)
  • Bridgegate is unsettling; government should not bully people. (Feb 2014)
  • 5% tax on overseas profits & put it all into infrastructure. (Jan 2014)
  • Generalized warrants for all cellphones is unconstitutional. (Jan 2014)
  • Snowden revealed NSA abuses, but a fair prison term is ok. (Jan 2014)
  • 4th Amendment bans NSA from collecting everyone's phone data. (Dec 2013)
  • I don't mind spying on terrorists, but not on all Americans. (Jul 2013)
  • FactCheck: Free "Obama phones" actually started in 1984. (Feb 2013)
  • Sharply questioned ban on incandescent light bulbs. (Sep 2012)
  • TSA is a testament to Islamic terrorist's success. (Sep 2012)
  • TSA's primary function violates the Fourth Amendment. (Sep 2012)
  • Filibuster against SOPA and PIPA: don't censor the Internet. (Jan 2012)
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
Mike Pence on Technology
Republian nominee for Vice President; Governor of Indiana; former Representative (IN-6)
Click here for 18 full quotes by Mike Pence OR click here for Mike Pence on other issues.
  • Invest in our roads and ports, but without raising taxes. (Jan 2016)
  • Riverboat gambling ok, but no electronic wagering. (May 2015)
  • Favors buying private property to expand Interstate highway. (May 2010)
  • Reject the censorship of the Fairness Doctrine. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored bill prohibiting return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Rick Perry on Technology
Republican Governor (TX)
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  • Snowden verged on treachery; WikiLeaks put U.S. in jeopardy. (May 2015)
  • Don't saddle Internet with Great Depression-era regulations. (Nov 2014)
  • Time-out on online gambling at federal level. (Mar 2014)
  • Stand up cyber-command against China's cyber-crime. (Nov 2011)
  • Put technology into place for long-distance learning. (Nov 2011)
  • Texas Enterprise Fund: $14B invested in emerging technology. (Oct 2011)
  • Trans-Texas corridor: 4000 miles of highway & utilities. (Aug 2011)
  • $40M for 5,500 students in Texas Technology Grants. (Feb 2007)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Permanent R&D tax incentive & more R&D funding. (Sep 2001)
Marco Rubio on Technology
Republican Florida Senator
Click here for 22 full quotes by Marco Rubio OR click here for Marco Rubio on other issues.
  • Phase out Mass Transit account; cut gas tax by 80%. (Mar 2016)
  • The NSA needs bulk metadata collection to fight terrorism. (Dec 2015)
  • Fast change: Candy Crush got 100 million people in 1 year. (Nov 2015)
  • Amazon, our largest retailer, doesn't own a single store. (Aug 2015)
  • Internet belongs in hands of our people, not our government. (Mar 2015)
  • Net neutrality empowers bureaucrats and allows manipulation. (Mar 2015)
  • No "Net Neutrality": don't declare Internet a public utility. (Feb 2015)
  • Technology is an opportunity to help people, not take jobs. (Jan 2015)
  • Release anti-North Korea movie despite cyber-attack. (Dec 2014)
  • Net neutrality is government regulation of the Internet. (Nov 2014)
  • Information age has changed world; people have not changed. (Mar 2013)
  • 1st Senate candidate to pass 100,000 "likes" on Facebook. (Jun 2012)
  • Co-sponsored PIPA to Protect IP, but withdrew his support. (Jun 2012)
  • Invest in R&D and space exploration. (Aug 2010)
  • E-budget website for detailed, issue-level budget. (Nov 2006)
  • Protect against identity theft with privacy opt-in. (Nov 2006)
  • Put budget online to allow public inspection and comment. (Nov 2006)
  • Public-private partnerships to build & operate roadways. (Nov 2006)
  • Increase criminal penalties for identity theft. (Nov 2006)
  • Protect kids from sex predators on Facebook & MySpace. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (May 2011)
Bernie Sanders on Technology
Democratic primry challenger; Socialist Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large)
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  • Tax wealth stashed in Caymans to rebuild our infrastructure. (Feb 2016)
  • Net Neutrality: no preferential treatment for corporations. (Sep 2015)
  • I support funding NASA, but our planet has to come first. (Sep 2015)
  • Stop bailing out Wall Street & start repairing Main Street. (Mar 2015)
  • $1 trillion investment in infrastructure. (Jan 2015)
  • Invest in infrastructure: My water system is 150 years old. (Dec 2010)
  • Infrastructure does not get better if you ignore it. (Dec 2010)
  • US invests 2.4% on infrastructure; Europe 5% and China 9%. (Dec 2010)
  • Sued cable TV company to pay city for damaging streets. (Jun 1997)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Ensure net neutrality: no corporate-tiered Internet. (Jan 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Rick Santorum on Technology
Republican Jr Senator (PA); 2012 presidential frontrunner
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  • DoD plays defense on technology; we need to go after them. (Jan 2016)
  • Harden electric grid against electromagnetic pulse attack. (Jan 2016)
  • Bulk metadata collection doesn't violate privacy. (Dec 2015)
  • Get federal government out of the infrastructure business. (Nov 2015)
  • CEO of EchoLight Studios, making faith & family movies. (Apr 2014)
  • Moon base is fiscal insanity. (Feb 2012)
  • Moon colony is fiscal insanity during debt crisis. (Feb 2012)
  • NASA programs sound good, but we need to cut programs. (Jan 2012)
  • Make R&D tax credit permanent. (Jun 2011)
  • Prosecute WikiLeaks on terrorism charges. (Nov 2010)
  • Scale of potential destruction from EMP demands action. (Aug 2009)
  • $90M to study effects of media violence on kids. (Apr 2006)
  • Fund reverse-commuting for distressed suburbs. (Apr 2006)
  • Good culture tells the truth, even if not G-Rated. (Apr 2006)
  • Make "airplane" edited movie versions with advisory labels. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
Jill Stein on Technology
Green Party presidential nominee; Former Challenger for MA Governor
Click here for 4 full quotes by Jill Stein OR click here for Jill Stein on other issues.
  • Green New Deal for efficient public transportation. (Jan 2016)
  • Renew our infrastructure and assure everyone has a job. (Jun 2015)
  • 4 million people wrote to FCC to preserve net neutrality. (Feb 2015)
  • No government policing of the internet. (May 2012)
Donald Trump on Technology
2016 Republican nominee for President; 2000 Reform Primary Challenger for President
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  • Close our Internet up, to fight ISIS terrorist recruitment. (Dec 2015)
  • Crumbling infrastructure costs $200B in reduced productivity. (Nov 2015)
  • Net neutrality is top down power grab of the Internet. (Sep 2015)
  • FactCheck: 24% of our bridges are in trouble, not 59%. (Aug 2015)
  • Rebuild our infrastructure on time & on budget. (Jun 2015)
  • Emmy award & Hollywood Walk of Fame for "The Apprentice". (Jun 2015)
  • China threatens US with cyber warfare & industrial espionage. (Dec 2011)
  • Took chance by starting Clear Channel radio program. (Apr 2010)
  • Computer industry is overheated. (Oct 1997)
Scott Walker on Technology
Republican Wisconsin Governor
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  • Partner with private firms to install fiber network. (Jan 2016)
  • Opposed high-speed rail line: $810M federal but $110M state. (Nov 2013)
  • Spend $810M on roads instead of high-speed rail. (Jun 2012)
  • Pulled plug on light rail; fix roads and bridges instead. (Nov 2010)
James Webb on Technology
Former Virginia Democratic Senator
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  • Our greatest day-to-day threat is cyber-warfare. (Oct 2015)
  • Crumbling infrastructure results from failed leadership. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
Bill Weld on Technology
Libertarian Party nominee for Vice President; former Republican Massachusetts Governor
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  • Privatized highway maintenance, instead of public unions. (Jan 1996)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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