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Following are the bill sponsorships, open letters, and public writings used to indicate candidates' stances on the issues. Votes which include "VoteMatch Usage" are scored as VoteMatch quiz responses. Those without a VoteMatch usage are included only on each candidate's main issues page.
Civil Rights
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
99-NGA26
on Jul 27, 1999
Decide Indian gaming rules at state level, not DOI (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Corporations
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
99-NGA30
on May 5, 1999
Bankruptcy reform: prevent inappropriate Chapter 7 filings (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Crime
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
99-NGA24
on Aug 5, 1999
Tougher juvenile crime penalties; but let states set them Participating counts on VoteMatch question 9. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2

Energy & Oil
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
99-NGA27
on Jul 2, 1999
Maintain federal funds for transit funding above 12.5% cap (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Environment
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
99-NGA22
on Oct 21, 1999
Maintain joint EPA-state authority over nuclear waste (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Families & Children
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
99-NGA28
on Jun 24, 1999
Maintain federal welfare funding for child support (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 1
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
99-NGA32
on Mar 24, 1999
Keep TANF program focused on family welfare, not other tasks (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2

Foreign Policy
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2010-LT-AP
on Aug 4, 2010
Afghanistan-Pakistan study group to assess exit strategy (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 11
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
2010-LT-UB
on Mar 25, 2010
Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 146
Republicans: 153
Independents: 9
2010-LT-IP
on Jan 27, 2010
Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 51
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
2010-LT-AR
on Oct 2, 2007
Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 40
Republicans: 28
Independents: 4

Free Trade
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
NGA-0709FT
on Sep 7, 2007
Reauthorize the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance program Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 1
Independents: 2

Government Reform
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
99-NGA25
on Jul 27, 1999
More federal funding for FAA and air traffic control (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Health Care
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
NGA-0804HC
on Apr 2, 2008
Delay Medicaid changes that shift costs from feds to states Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0
NGA-0712HC
on Dec 17, 2007
Extend SCHIP with full funding, plus $12B for Medicaid Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0
99-NGA31
on Apr 14, 1999
Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 18
Republicans: 22
Independents: 11

Jobs
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
99-MGC5
on Sep 14, 1999
Immediate federal assistance for farm crisis (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 5
Independents: 1

Social Security
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
99-NGA23
on Sep 29, 1999
Maintain federal funding of Social Services Block Grants Participating counts on VoteMatch question 6. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2

Tax Reform
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
NGA-0801TX
on Jan 28, 2008
$12B in federal economic stimulus as state block grants Participating counts on VoteMatch question 11. Democrats: 21
Republicans: 9
Independents: 5


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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Following are the bill sponsorships, open letters, and public writings used to indicate candidates' stances on the issues. Votes which include "VoteMatch Usage" are scored as VoteMatch quiz responses. Those without a VoteMatch usage are included only on each candidate's main issues page.

Abortion
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2010-EML
on Sep 1, 2010
Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 30
Republicans: 0
Independents: 3

Budget & Economy
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2010-LC-BE
on Sep 1, 2010
Liberty Candidate: End the Federal Reserve (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 4
Independents: 5

Energy & Oil
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2010-LC-EO
on Sep 1, 2010
Liberty Candidate: tax incentives for US-based alternatives Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 4
Independents: 5

Foreign Policy
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2010-LC-FP
on Sep 1, 2010
Liberty Candidate: US abroad unconstitutional & unaffordable Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 4
Independents: 5
97-PNAC-FP
on Jun 3, 1997
Role in the world: military strength and moral clarity Participating counts on VoteMatch question 14. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 2
Independents: 1

Gun Control
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2010-LC-GC
on Sep 1, 2010
Liberty Candidate: no point in keeping guns you can't access Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 4
Independents: 5

Homeland Security
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
97-PNAC-HS
on Jun 3, 1997
Increase defense spending to meet global responsibilities Participating counts on VoteMatch question 15. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 2
Independents: 1

War & Peace
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
97-PNAC-WP
on Jun 3, 1997
Extend international order friendly to our security Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 2
Independents: 1


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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