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Harry Teague on Abortion
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Harry Teague on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Harry Teague on Civil Rights
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  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
  • Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration. (May 2009)
Harry Teague on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
Harry Teague on Crime
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Harry Teague on Drugs
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Harry Teague on Education
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  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
Harry Teague on Energy & Oil
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  • Aggressively invest in alternative energy. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
Harry Teague on Environment
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  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
Harry Teague on Families & Children
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  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Harry Teague on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Harry Teague on Free Trade
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Harry Teague on Government Reform
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  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)
Harry Teague on Gun Control
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  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights. (Mar 2009)
Harry Teague on Health Care
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  • Healthcare is not a privilege, but a right. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
Harry Teague on Homeland Security
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  • Continue to invest in our national defense. (Nov 2008)
  • Free postage for soldiers serving abroad. (Jan 2009)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
Harry Teague on Immigration
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  • Tighten borders & provide path to citizenship. (Nov 2008)
  • Expand border security on Mexican border. (Apr 2009)
Harry Teague on Jobs
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  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Harry Teague on Principles & Values
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Harry Teague on Social Security
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  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Harry Teague on Tax Reform
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Harry Teague on Technology
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  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Harry Teague on War & Peace
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  • We have achieved mission; bring troops home. (Nov 2008)
Harry Teague on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Neutral on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue: Favors topic 2
Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination: Favors topic 2
Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays: Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Constitutionally prohibit flag desecration: Favors topic 4
Neutral on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
National cross-state standard for concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message: Favors topic 10
Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Healthcare is not a privilege, but a right: Strongly Favors topic 5
YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program: Favors topic 5
YES on regulating tobacco as a drug: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on $40B for green public schools: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Aggressively invest in alternative energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution: Favors topic 18
YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program: Favors topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention: Opposes topic 20
Neutral on topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-3 points on Social scale)
Tighten borders & provide path to citizenship: Favors topic 12
Expand border security on Mexican border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
Continue to invest in our national defense: Strongly Favors topic 15
Free postage for soldiers serving abroad: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises: Favors topic 16
Neutral on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+2 points on Social scale)
We have achieved mission; bring troops home: Favors topic 17

Harry Teague is a Moderate Liberal Populist.
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