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Paul Tonko topics and responses

    Getting Money Out of Politics

    PRO:

  • 11/15/2012: Establish 15 days of early voting in all states
  • 11/15/2011: Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge
  • 02/09/2012: Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures
  • 01/16/2014: No photo IDs to vote; they suppress the vote
  • 03/12/2013: Corporate political spending is not free speech
  • 02/05/2014: Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions
  • 01/15/2013: Matching fund for small donors, with debate requirements

    Repealing ObamaCare

    CON:

  • 04/11/2013: Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug
  • 04/13/2011: Voted NO on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund
  • 01/05/2011: Establish a public insurance option via healthcare Exchanges
  • 11/04/2008: Health care is a right, not a privilege
  • 01/14/2009: Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 04/15/2011: Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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