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Erskine Bowles on SenateMatch

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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Strongly supports a woman's right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Increased loans to minority and women-owned businesses: Strongly Favors topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(2 points on Social scale)
Constitutional amendment on gay marriage as last resort: Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
Must invest in health care for rural residents: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Fight against privatization: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(2 points on Social scale)
Increase federal support for education: Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(5 points on Social scale)
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Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(2 points on Social scale)
Reinstitute the assault weapons ban: Opposes topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(2 points on Economic scale)
Repeal tax breaks for companies moving jobs overseas: Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(2 points on Economic scale)
More border security: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Force foreign countries to open up their markets: Opposes topic 13
Stop any new trade deal until enforcing current agreements: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Stop China from damaging the manufacturing sector: Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(7 points on Social scale)
Negotiated China trade agreement for Pres. Clinton: Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(2 points on Economic scale)
Expand military facilities and related businesses: Favors topic 15
Bring more defense contracts and defense-related businesses: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(5 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(5 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
No offshore drilling off NC coast: Favors topic 18
Pollution threatens health & economy: Favors topic 18
Reduce emissions & invest in alternative energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
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