Compare the Candidates
Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 6, 2012 Rhode Island General Election

Candidates for U.S. Senate, Rhode Island

Sheldon Whitehouse - D
B. Barrett Hinckley - R
Jack Reed - D
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Sheldon Whitehouse
B. Barrett Hinckley
Jack Reed
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
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Illegal Drugs
War on Drugs
Gun Control Legislation
Renewal of Ban on Assault Weapons Purchases
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Same Sex Marriage
Federal Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
Civil Rights
USA Patriot Act
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy
Federal Budget & Debt
National Security & Terrorism
National Security
War on Terrorism Policies
War on Terror
National Guard in the Department of Homeland Security vs. Defense
Government Reform
Lobbying Reform
Elections & Politics
Campaign Finance Reform
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Continued US Military Presence in Iraq
Military & Defense
Defense and Military Budget
Higher Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
School Safety
Teacher Tenure
Improving Education
Classroom Size
No Child Left Behind Act Federal Funding Level
Teacher Standards
Global Warming, Climate Change
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
Toxic Waste
National Parks
Recycling and Trash
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Crime, a General Statement
Reducing Crime
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care
Improving Health & Medical Care
Medical Research
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Gas Prices
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Energy Efficiency and Standards
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Veterans, a General Statement
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Housing, a General Statement
Community Development
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
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