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Carly Fiorina on Abortion
Click here for 16 full quotes on Abortion OR other candidates on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Planned Parenthood performs late-term partial birth abortion. (Jan 2016)
  • Planned Parenthood is about character, not condoms. (Sep 2015)
  • 2010: Roe v. Wade is a decided issue; 2015: Overturn it. (Sep 2015)
  • Fund health clinics for non-abortion & alternative services. (Sep 2015)
  • GOP should shut government to defund Planned Parenthood. (Sep 2015)
  • Planned Parenthood harvested organs from living babies. (Sep 2015)
  • Ban abortions 20 weeks after fertilization. (May 2015)
  • Liberals believe in protecting flies, but not human life. (Jan 2015)
  • Endorsed as pro-life, fiscal conservative "Mama Grizzly". (Nov 2010)
  • Exceptions for rape, incest, and maternal endangerment. (Oct 2010)
  • Overturn the Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion. (Sep 2010)
  • Embryonic stem cell research ok if not created for purpose. (Sep 2010)
  • Sanctity of life, except in the case of rape and incest. (Jun 2010)
  • Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports giving legal protection to unborn children. (Sep 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Budget & Economy
Click here for 8 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR other candidates on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Cut tax code to 3 pages then budget sensibly. (Jan 2016)
  • Combine zero-based budget with tax reform. (Nov 2015)
  • Dodd-Frank bank regulation is how socialism starts. (Nov 2015)
  • Institute zero-based budgeting so we know where money goes. (Oct 2015)
  • Simplify tax code and reduce regulation. (Aug 2015)
  • Stimulus package is a failure; more tax cuts instead. (Oct 2010)
  • Key to recovery is less government, taxation, & regulation. (Sep 2010)
  • Opposes the stimulus bill. (Sep 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Civil Rights
Click here for 11 full quotes on Civil Rights OR other candidates on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • U.S. will be better off when women have equal opportunity. (Sep 2015)
  • Supreme Court overstepped by legalizing same-sex marriage. (May 2015)
  • I don't just Tweet about equal pay; I lead on pay standards. (Feb 2015)
  • Women professionals are not treated the same as men. (May 2014)
  • Marriage is between a man and a woman; but civil unions ok. (Sep 2010)
  • No same-sex marriage; yes civil unions; repeal DADT. (Sep 2010)
  • Proud conservative vote for Proposition 8. (Nov 2009)
  • 1976: Worked with monogamous gay couples in college. (Sep 2007)
  • Hired by AT&T after court ordered them to promote more women. (Sep 2007)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). (Sep 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Corporations
Click here for 14 full quotes on Corporations OR other candidates on Corporations OR background on Corporations.
  • Crony capitalism is alive and well, and leads to socialism. (Oct 2015)
  • At HP, I made tough calls in tough times. (Oct 2015)
  • I got fired because I challenged the status quo. (Sep 2015)
  • US should uplift small businesses, not crony capitalism. (Jul 2015)
  • Crony capitalism is alive and well: focus on small business. (Mar 2015)
  • As CEO, laid off 30,000 workers but doubled size of company. (Mar 2015)
  • Focus on supporting small family-owned businesses. (Dec 2009)
  • Favorite business author: philosopher Friedrich Hegel. (Sep 2007)
  • Change takes a critical mass, not 100% support. (Sep 2007)
  • Employees, customers, shareholders, public: all one audience. (Sep 2007)
  • Named "Most Powerful Businesswoman", but lists are bad idea. (Sep 2007)
  • Strike balance between preservation and reinvention. (Sep 2007)
  • Leaders are made, not born: so develop them. (Sep 2007)
  • If things are working, people don't need a leader's help. (Sep 2007)
Carly Fiorina on Crime
Click here for the full quote on Crime OR other candidates on Crime OR background on Crime.
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Drugs
Click here for 6 full quotes on Drugs OR other candidates on Drugs OR background on Drugs.
  • Marijuana is a very complex chemical substance, unlike beer. (Nov 2015)
  • Marijuana laws should be left to the states. (Oct 2015)
  • I don't support legal pot, but I support states' pot choice. (Oct 2015)
  • Drug addiction is an epidemic that takes our young people. (Sep 2015)
  • Stepdaughter died of addiction; invest in treatment of drugs. (Sep 2015)
  • Provide Mexico support in war on drugs. (Sep 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Education
Click here for 11 full quotes on Education OR other candidates on Education OR background on Education.
  • School choice is the only way to fix education. (Jul 2015)
  • Common Core limits choices; vouchers allow choices. (May 2015)
  • Opposes Common Core; shrink Dept. of Education. (May 2015)
  • Supports competition and accountability in schools. (May 2015)
  • Supports No Child Left Behind & Race to the Top. (May 2015)
  • Make sure that every parent has a choice. (Mar 2015)
  • Synthesis of public school system and competitive vouchers. (Mar 2015)
  • Education crisis:we're behind on teaching skills & character. (Mar 2015)
  • Dropped out of UCLA Law School at age 22. (Sep 2007)
  • To truly understand something, explain it to someone else. (Sep 2007)
  • Supports less federal & more local control of education. (Sep 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Energy & Oil
Click here for 8 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR other candidates on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • No gas tax increase; lower gas prices good for recovery. (May 2015)
  • Regulation won't stop climate change. (Apr 2015)
  • Pass the Keystone Pipeline even if Obama vetoes it. (Nov 2014)
  • Dealing with global warming requires a global solution. (Sep 2010)
  • Examine the science; US can't act alone on global warming. (Sep 2010)
  • Use every source, including nuclear and clean coal. (Dec 2009)
  • Supports renewable energy tax credits. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes passage of Cap-and-Trade energy legislation. (Sep 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Environment
Click here for 6 full quotes on Environment OR other candidates on Environment OR background on Environment.
  • New EPA regulations will destroy livelihoods & industries. (Aug 2015)
  • EPA thinks that a fish is more important than 1000's of jobs. (Aug 2015)
  • Protect families, not just fish and flies and frogs. (Sep 2010)
  • Account for social & economic impact of Endangered Species. (Sep 2010)
  • OpEd: Weaken the EPA. (Aug 2010)
  • Endorsed Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism. (Aug 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Families & Children
Click here for 2 full quotes on Families & Children OR other candidates on Families & Children OR background on Families & Children.
  • Paid maternity leave OK if voluntary, not mandated. (Aug 2015)
  • Marriage no longer worked after she became husband's peer. (Sep 2007)
Carly Fiorina on Foreign Policy
Click here for 21 full quotes on Foreign Policy OR other candidates on Foreign Policy OR background on Foreign Policy.
  • ISIS & Iran are bigger threats than climate change. (Jan 2016)
  • Russia is an adversary, not an ally against ISIS. (Jan 2016)
  • America must lead or the world becomes more dangerous. (Jan 2016)
  • Push back against China on trade routes & South China Sea. (Dec 2015)
  • Get China to help isolate North Korea's Kin Jung Un. (Dec 2015)
  • Arm the Kurds, the Emiratis, and more. (Nov 2015)
  • Special ops in Syria are too little too late. (Nov 2015)
  • Rebuild 6th fleet instead of talking to Putin. (Sep 2015)
  • No Iran nuke deal unless we can inspect. (Sep 2015)
  • I know more world leaders than any candidate except Hillary. (Aug 2015)
  • I would have walked away from Iran talks & imposed sanctions. (Jul 2015)
  • Our allies need specific help to defeat ISIS. (Jun 2015)
  • I know the leaders of the Mideast; Obama & Hillary do not. (Feb 2015)
  • Advised CIA on Russian affairs after 2007. (Feb 2015)
  • I've accomplished something by traveling around the world. (Jan 2015)
  • Lack of American leadership causes world trouble. (Jul 2014)
  • No deal with Russia nor Iran on nuclear cooperation. (Jun 2010)
  • Attended grade school in U.S., England, and Africa. (Sep 2007)
  • In Africa, experienced being only white person in the room. (Sep 2007)
  • 1977: Taught English to Italian businessmen in Bologna. (Sep 2007)
  • Traveled extensively to learn international opportunities. (Sep 2007)
Carly Fiorina on Free Trade
Click here for the full quote on Free Trade OR other candidates on Free Trade OR background on Free Trade.
  • Change rules about outsourcing; current climate forces it. (Nov 2009)
Carly Fiorina on Government Reform
Click here for 14 full quotes on Government Reform OR other candidates on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • Fire 100s of top executives from the Veterans Administration. (Jan 2016)
  • We've become a nation of rules, not a nation of laws. (Nov 2015)
  • Problem is government growing bigger, crushing growth. (Nov 2015)
  • Corrupt federal bureaucracy works only for well-connected. (Oct 2015)
  • Assert principles to facilitate bi-partisan action. (Sep 2015)
  • 75% of people think current government is corrupt. (Sep 2015)
  • Reduce size of federal government by not replacing retirees. (Aug 2015)
  • Zero-based budgeting, and civil service pay-for-performance. (Mar 2015)
  • Crony capitalism is alive and well. (Mar 2015)
  • Hillary shouldn't accept foreign money in her PAC. (Feb 2015)
  • Abolish earmarks; limit federal salaries. (Sep 2010)
  • American dream is perishable, if government keeps growing. (Mar 2010)
  • In a complex organization, change takes time. (Sep 2007)
  • Change is not bad; change is necessary. (Sep 2007)
Carly Fiorina on Gun Control
Click here for 7 full quotes on Gun Control OR other candidates on Gun Control OR background on Gun Control.
  • Strong supporter of Second Amendment gun rights. (May 2015)
  • Opposed 1994 assault weapon ban; opposes no-fly list gun ban. (Oct 2010)
  • Let people on no-fly list purchase guns; it's poorly managed. (Oct 2010)
  • Assault weapon ban is arbitrary about which weapons qualify. (Sep 2010)
  • No-fly list is mismanaged; don't bar gun sales based on it. (Jun 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated AQ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Health Care
Click here for 11 full quotes on Health Care OR other candidates on Health Care OR background on Health Care.
  • ObamaCare is failing; replace 10,000 pages with free market. (Nov 2015)
  • Replace ObamaCare with state-managed high-risk pools. (Nov 2015)
  • FactCheck: No evidence of 470,000 failures from ObamaCare. (Oct 2015)
  • Small businesses blame ObamaCare for going out of business. (Oct 2015)
  • Pre-existing conditions is good goal but ObamaCare will fail. (Aug 2015)
  • Companies should offer maternity leave, but not mandated. (Aug 2015)
  • Repeal ObamaCare; it's vast legislative overreach. (Nov 2014)
  • Competitive insurance market instead of crony capitalism. (Nov 2014)
  • Start with medical malpractice reform & more competition. (Dec 2009)
  • Opposes government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Homeland Security
Click here for 10 full quotes on Homeland Security OR other candidates on Homeland Security OR background on Homeland Security.
  • Benghazi matters because we didn't seek retribution. (Jan 2016)
  • We need strongest military & that whole world knows it. (Sep 2015)
  • We get warnings about terrorism, but we must connect dots. (Aug 2015)
  • Arm the Kurds against ISIS. (May 2015)
  • Don't pull punches on Benghazi: a tragedy and a scandal. (Mar 2015)
  • On Benghazi: I'm familiar with America's allies and enemies. (Jan 2015)
  • Keep Gitmo; don't try foreign terrorists in civilian court. (Sep 2010)
  • Campaign donations from jihadists should be returned. (Mar 2010)
  • Guantanamo Bay isn't broken, so don't fix it. (Mar 2010)
  • Opposes banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Immigration
Click here for 9 full quotes on Immigration OR other candidates on Immigration OR background on Immigration.
  • People tired of just talking about immigration for 25 years. (Sep 2015)
  • 14th Amendment allows birthright citizenship; do something. (Sep 2015)
  • Pathway to legalization, but not full citizenship. (Feb 2015)
  • Yes to DREAM Act; don't punish kids living American dream. (Feb 2015)
  • Pass immigration reform in a series of bills. (Nov 2014)
  • No comprehensive reform; but yes to DREAM Act. (Sep 2010)
  • Support the Arizona law because feds are not doing their job. (Jun 2010)
  • Opposes continued funding of sanctuary cities. (Sep 2010)
  • Opposes granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. (Sep 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Jobs
Click here for 3 full quotes on Jobs OR other candidates on Jobs OR background on Jobs.
  • I will cut some jobs to save others, like I did at HP. (Jan 2016)
  • Women lost 92% of jobs; so lift everyone up, women included. (Oct 2015)
  • Layoffs in recession ensure company's overall health. (Mar 2015)
Carly Fiorina on Principles & Values
Click here for 15 full quotes on Principles & Values OR other candidates on Principles & Values OR background on Principles & Values.
  • We need a president NOT from professional political class. (Jan 2016)
  • People care about issues, not GOP internal affairs. (Jan 2016)
  • Hillary should be prosecuted; not be president. (Jan 2016)
  • Come help me take our country back. (Jan 2016)
  • It's time to take our country back. (Jan 2016)
  • I will not sit down and be quiet. (Jan 2016)
  • Take back government and restore security and prosperity. (Nov 2015)
  • Nothing has changed despite decades of discussion. (Oct 2015)
  • Look to Lady Liberty and Lady Justice. (Sep 2015)
  • I started as a secretary and became CEO. (Aug 2015)
  • Conservatives see people as gifted by God;progressives don't. (Aug 2015)
  • Started "Unlock Your Potential PAC" in 2014. (Feb 2015)
  • I'll work across the aisle, including with Sen. Feinstein. (Oct 2010)
  • We need purpose to motivate us & confidence to move forward. (Sep 2007)
  • Great leaders inspire others to do it themselves. (Sep 2007)
Carly Fiorina on Social Security
Click here for 5 full quotes on Social Security OR other candidates on Social Security OR background on Social Security.
  • No Constitutional role for federally set up retirement plans. (Oct 2015)
  • Companies should provide benefits, but don't require any. (Oct 2015)
  • Challenge the status quo on entitlement reform. (Sep 2015)
  • We can't reform entitlements until we reform government. (Sep 2015)
  • Need to change status quo to achieve entitlement reform. (Sep 2015)
Carly Fiorina on Tax Reform
Click here for 7 full quotes on Tax Reform OR other candidates on Tax Reform OR background on Tax Reform.
  • Reduce 73,000-page tax code to 3 pages. (Oct 2015)
  • Simplify tax code; lower every tax rate; close loopholes. (Aug 2015)
  • Current tax system is in desperate need of reform. (May 2015)
  • Tax burden is already too high. (Mar 2010)
  • I will vote against every tax increase; cut waste instead. (Mar 2010)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new or increased taxes. (Dec 2009)
  • Opposes both marriage penalty & federal tax increases. (Aug 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Technology
Click here for 11 full quotes on Technology OR other candidates on Technology OR background on Technology.
  • 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)
Carly Fiorina on War & Peace
Click here for 13 full quotes on War & Peace OR other candidates on War & Peace OR background on War & Peace.
  • Aggressive exercises in Baltic; more US troops in Germany. (Nov 2015)
  • More than 50 boots on the ground in Syria. (Nov 2015)
  • Rebuild missile defense program in Poland. (Nov 2015)
  • Arm the Kurds and other allies in the Mideast. (Sep 2015)
  • US must provide resources & leadership in fight against ISIS. (Aug 2015)
  • Ok to deal with Iran, but with anytime/anywhere inspections. (Aug 2015)
  • Provide materiel to Jordan, & intel to Egypt, to fight ISIL. (Aug 2015)
  • Break off Iran nuclear negotiations; keep sanctions. (May 2015)
  • Impose crippling sanctions on Iran. (Jun 2010)
  • Impose crippling sanctions against Iran. (Mar 2010)
  • Impose sanctions on Iran: no refined petroleum imports. (Mar 2010)
  • Two-state solution with Jerusalem as undivided capital. (Mar 2010)
  • Opposes timetable for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Sep 2010)
Carly Fiorina on Welfare & Poverty
Click here for the full quote on Welfare & Poverty OR other candidates on Welfare & Poverty OR background on Welfare & Poverty.
  • Progressive policies bad for poor that they claim to help. (Nov 2015)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Planned Parenthood performs late-term partial birth abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
2010: Roe v. Wade is a decided issue; 2015: Overturn it: Opposes topic 1
Ban abortions 20 weeks after fertilization: Opposes topic 1
Liberals believe in protecting flies, but not human life: Opposes topic 1
Sanctity of life, except in the case of rape and incest: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Supports giving legal protection to unborn children: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Women lost 92% of jobs; so lift everyone up, women included: Strongly Opposes topic 2
U.S. will be better off when women have equal opportunity: Strongly Favors topic 2
I don't just Tweet about equal pay; I lead on pay standards: Favors topic 2
Women professionals are not treated the same as men: Favors topic 2
Hired by AT&T after court ordered them to promote more women: Strongly Favors topic 2
Named "Most Powerful Businesswoman", but lists are bad idea: Favors topic 2
In Africa, experienced being only white person in the room: Favors topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supreme Court overstepped by legalizing same-sex marriage: Opposes topic 3
Marriage is between a man and a woman; but civil unions ok: Favors topic 3
No same-sex marriage; yes civil unions; repeal DADT: Favors topic 3
Proud conservative vote for Proposition 8: Strongly Opposes topic 3
1976: Worked with monogamous gay couples in college: Favors topic 3
Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes banning homosexuals in the military: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA): Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare is failing; replace 10,000 pages with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Replace ObamaCare with state-managed high-risk pools: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Pre-existing conditions is good goal but ObamaCare will fail: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare; it's vast legislative overreach: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Competitive insurance market instead of crony capitalism: Opposes topic 5
Start with medical malpractice reform & more competition: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes government-run healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal any federal health care takeover: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No Constitutional role for federally set up retirement plans: Strongly Favors topic 6
Challenge the status quo on entitlement reform: Favors topic 6
We can't reform entitlements until we reform government: Neutral on topic 6
Need to change status quo to achieve entitlement reform: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
School choice is the only way to fix education: Strongly Favors topic 7
Common Core limits choices; vouchers allow choices: Strongly Favors topic 7
Opposes Common Core; shrink Dept. of Education: Favors topic 7
Supports competition and accountability in schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports No Child Left Behind & Race to the Top: Opposes topic 7
Make sure that every parent has a choice: Favors topic 7
Supports less federal & more local control of education: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
EPA regulations are too restrictive
(-5 points on Social scale)
New EPA regulations will destroy livelihoods & industries: Strongly Favors topic 8
EPA thinks that a fish is more important than 1000's of jobs: Favors topic 8
Regulation won't stop climate change: Favors topic 8
Protect families, not just fish and flies and frogs: Favors topic 8
Account for social & economic impact of Endangered Species: Strongly Favors topic 8
OpEd: Weaken the EPA: Opposes topic 8
Endorsed Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports capital punishment for certain crimes: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
We need to enforce the gun laws we have: Favors topic 10
Strong supporter of Second Amendment gun rights: Favors topic 10
Opposed 1994 assault weapon ban; opposes no-fly list gun ban: Strongly Favors topic 10
Let people on no-fly list purchase guns; it's poorly managed: Strongly Favors topic 10
No-fly list is mismanaged; don't bar gun sales based on it: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated AQ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cut tax code to 3 pages then budget sensibly: Opposes topic 11
Simplify tax code and reduce regulation: Opposes topic 11
Simplify tax code; lower every tax rate; close loopholes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Current tax system is in desperate need of reform: Opposes topic 11
Stimulus package is a failure; more tax cuts instead: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new or increased taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Post federal budgets on Internet for public comment: Opposes topic 11
Opposes both marriage penalty & federal tax increases: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
People tired of just talking about immigration for 25 years: Opposes topic 12
Pathway to legalization, but not full citizenship: Favors topic 12
Yes to DREAM Act; don't punish kids living American dream: Strongly Favors topic 12
Pass immigration reform in a series of bills: Favors topic 12
No comprehensive reform; but yes to DREAM Act: Favors topic 12
Support the Arizona law because feds are not doing their job: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes continued funding of sanctuary cities: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes granting amnesty to illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Change rules about outsourcing; current climate forces it: Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Russia is an adversary, not an ally against ISIS: Favors topic 14
America must lead or the world becomes more dangerous: Strongly Favors topic 14
Aggressive exercises in Baltic; more US troops in Germany: Strongly Favors topic 14
Rebuild missile defense program in Poland: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Lack of American leadership causes world trouble: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rebuild 6th fleet instead of talking to Putin: Strongly Favors topic 15
We need strongest military & that whole world knows it: Strongly Favors topic 15
No deal with Russia nor Iran on nuclear cooperation: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Hillary shouldn't accept foreign money in her PAC: Favors topic 16
Abolish earmarks; limit federal salaries: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
ISIS & Iran are bigger threats than climate change: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Arm the Kurds, the Emiratis, and more: Strongly Opposes topic 17
More than 50 boots on the ground in Syria: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Arm the Kurds and other allies in the Mideast: Strongly Opposes topic 17
US must provide resources & leadership in fight against ISIS: Favors topic 17
I would have walked away from Iran talks & imposed sanctions: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Arm the Kurds against ISIS: Opposes topic 17
Break off Iran nuclear negotiations; keep sanctions: Opposes topic 17
Impose crippling sanctions on Iran: Opposes topic 17
Opposes timetable for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan: Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Pass the Keystone Pipeline even if Obama vetoes it: Opposes topic 18
Dealing with global warming requires a global solution: Opposes topic 18
Use every source, including nuclear and clean coal: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports renewable energy tax credits: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes passage of Cap-and-Trade energy legislation: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Marijuana is a very complex chemical substance, unlike beer: Strongly Favors topic 19
Marijuana laws should be left to the states: Opposes topic 19
I don't support legal pot, but I support states' pot choice: Opposes topic 19
Drug addiction is an epidemic that takes our young people: Favors topic 19
Stepdaughter died of addiction; invest in treatment of drugs: Opposes topic 19
Provide Mexico support in war on drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
US should uplift small businesses, not crony capitalism: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Stimulus package is a failure; more tax cuts instead: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Key to recovery is less government, taxation, & regulation: Strongly Opposes topic 20
I will vote against every tax increase; cut waste instead: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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