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Richard Hanna on Abortion
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  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
Richard Hanna on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
Richard Hanna on Civil Rights
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Overturn CA Prop. 8: Let gays marry. (Apr 2013)
Richard Hanna on Corporations
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  • Reduce business taxes to make America competitive. (Oct 2011)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (May 2012)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Richard Hanna on Crime
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Richard Hanna on Drugs
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  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Sep 2012)
Richard Hanna on Education
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
Richard Hanna on Energy & Oil
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  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
Richard Hanna on Environment
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  • Strong conservation to preserve our natural resources. (Oct 2011)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 50% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)
Richard Hanna on Families & Children
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  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
Richard Hanna on Foreign Policy
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  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Richard Hanna on Free Trade
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  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Richard Hanna on Government Reform
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Richard Hanna on Gun Control
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  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (May 2011)
Richard Hanna on Health Care
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  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Opposes government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes public option for health insurance. (Nov 2010)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Jun 2013)
Richard Hanna on Homeland Security
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  • Maintain strong Armed Forces with funding and equipment. (Oct 2011)
  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
Richard Hanna on Immigration
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Richard Hanna on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 67% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Richard Hanna on Principles & Values
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  • Endorsed Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Aug 2012)
Richard Hanna on Social Security
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  • Opposes privatizing Social Security. (Nov 2010)
Richard Hanna on Tax Reform
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  • Revitalize economy by cutting taxes. (Oct 2011)
Richard Hanna on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
Richard Hanna on War & Peace
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  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
Richard Hanna on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Encourage adoption of children in foster care: Opposes topic 1
YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights: Favors topic 3
Opposes Amendment to prevent same sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Overturn CA Prop. 8: Let gays marry: Strongly Favors topic 3
Neutral 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)
Opposes government-run healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes public option for health insurance: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business: Opposes topic 5
Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit: Favors topic 5
YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund: Strongly Opposes topic 5
YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes privatizing Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program: Strongly Favors topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(0 points on Social scale)
Strong conservation to preserve our natural resources: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs: Opposes topic 8
Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous: Favors topic 8
No EPA permits required for forest road runoff: Strongly Favors topic 8
Neutral on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(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)
Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases: Strongly Favors topic 10
Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Reduce business taxes to make America competitive: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Revitalize economy by cutting taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Neutral on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Maintain strong Armed Forces with funding and equipment: Favors topic 15
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes: Opposes topic 17
NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan: Strongly Opposes topic 17
YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval: Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases: Opposes topic 18
YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+2 points on Social scale)
Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business: Favors topic 20
Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans: Opposes topic 20
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20

Richard Hanna is a Moderate Libertarian Conservative.
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