Compare the Candidates – Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 02, 2004 Iowa General Election

Candidates for United States Senator, Iowa

Edwin B. Fruit - SW
Chuck Grassley - R
Websitegrassley.senate.gov
84
Tom Harkin - D
Websitewww.tomharkin.com
78
Daryl A. Northrop - G
Arthur Adams "Art" Small - D
Websitewww.artsmallforsenate.com
Christy Ann Welty - L
Websitelpjc.home.att.net/campaigns/welty.html
Videos by Candidate
Chuck Grassley
Tom Harkin
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
On Entering Public Service
Immigration
Immigration
Illegal Immigration and Reform
Securing Our Borders
Trade
Trade
Trade Policy Priorities
World Trade Organization / General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (WTO/GATT)
Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)
Civil Rights
Civil Rights
Human Rights
Persons with Disabilities
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy
Deficit Spending
Federal Budget & Debt
Entitlements
National Security & Terrorism
National Security
Guantanamo Bay Prison (GITMO)
Torture of Terrorists
Making Our Homeland More Secure
Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Local First Responders
Government
Government
Bureaucracy & Regulations
Government Reform
Government Agencies
Courts, Laws & Justice
Courts
Supreme Court
America's Criminal Justice System
Federal Judges Confirmation Procedures
Legal Reform
Tort Reform and Frivolous Suits
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Abortion
Legality of Abortion - Roe v. Wade
Stem Cell Research
Stem-cell Research for Medical Advancements
Using Embryos in Stem Cell Research
Federal Funding for Stem Cell Research
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Iraq
Timetable for Withdrawal
Iraq Policy
Iraq Political Progress
Continued US Military Presence in Iraq
Deadline for US Pullout
Iraq's Role in War on Terror
Loss of American Lives in Iraq
Iraq Role in Making Americans Safer
Military & Defense
Military
Military Adequacy
Military Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC Commission)
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
National Guard / Reserve Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
Jobs
Jobs
Paid Sick, Family and Maternity Leave
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Affirmative Action
Family and Medical Leave Act
Unemployment Insurance
Job Growth
Child Labor
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA)
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Workers Benefits
Employment Discrimination
Economy
Economy
Economic Grown and Stimulation
America's Infrastructure
Business
Small Business
Labor Wages & Unions
Wages
Minimum Wage
Employee Free Choice Act
Wage Gap between Men and Women
Taxes
Taxes
Tax Proposals
Tax Code
Tax Reform
Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)
Taxes Policy
Education
Education
Higher Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
Public Schools K-12
Improving Education
Head Start
No Child Left Behind Act Federal Funding Level
Junk Food Vending Machines in Public Schools
Special Education
Math and Science
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Metamphetamines
Poverty & Welfare
Hunger
Welfare
Improving the Welfare System
Environment
Environment
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance
Medicare
Employers' Medical Insurance
Coverage of Children
State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Health Insurance Purchase Choices
Medicaid
Crime
Crime, a General Statement
Reducing Crime
Domestic Violence
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care
Improving Health & Medical Care
Reducing Health Care Costs
Disease Prevention
Rural Health Care
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Association Health Plans (AHP)
Children's Health
Women's Health
Elderly's Health
Cancer
Obesity
Diabetes
Bird Flu (Avian Influenza)
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy
Energy Independence from Foreign Oil
Gas Prices
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Energy Research and Development
Renewable Fuels, Biofuels and Ethanol
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Values, Religion & Family
Family
Family Values
Child Care
Foster Care
Adoption
Transportation
Infrastructure
Drunk Driving
Veterans
Veterans, a General Statement
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Retired Veterans Benefits and Health Care
Disabled Veterans Health Care
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Brain Injuries (TBI)
Walter Reed Army Medical Center Scandal
Veterans' Recognition
Homes
Foreclosures
Predatory Lending
Community Development
Prescription Drugs
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Negotiating Pharmaceutical Prices
Bringing Generic Drugs on the Market Sooner
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security
Long Term Viability of Social Security
Privatizing Social Security
Pensions
Pension Reform
401(k) Plans
Other Retirement Improvements
Science, Technology & Space
Innovation
Food & Agriculture
Food
Agriculture
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Department of Agriculture
Farm Bill
Farm Crop Supports
Alcohol, Cigarettes & Gambling
Cigarettes, a General Statement

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