About Carol Moseley Braun: Former Illinois Sen. Carol Moseley Braun filed papers February 20, 2003, to create a presidential exploratory committee, but dropped out of the race on January 15, 2004. Moseley Braun was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1992 -- the only African-American woman to ever serve in the chamber -- but was defeated in a bid for a second term in 1998. Between 1999 and 2001, she was U.S. ambassador to New Zealand. Upon ending her bid at the Democratic presidential nomination, Moseley Braun endorsed Howard Dean. Read full candidate profile >
Editor's note: This chart features brief summaries of candidates' viewpoints on some issues, based on their statements and records. Most candidates have offered more comprehensive explanations of their positions on these and other issues. More information may be found on their campaign Web sites.
Backs tax incentives, investment in rebuilding schools
NOTE AG: Attorney General; ANWR: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; CAFÉ:
Standards that provide tax and other incentives for consumers to purchase
and alternative fuel vehicles; COPS: Community Oriented Policing Program;
DOMA: Defense of Marriage Act; GLBT: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered;
NCLB: No Child Left Behind; NMD: National Missile Defense.