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Howie Hawkins on SenateMatch


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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Supports reproductive freedom: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Continue affirmative action programs: Strongly Favors topic 2
End racial profiling: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports Universal Medicare: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
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Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(2 points on Social scale)
Guarantee a quality education to everyone: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
End the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Opposes mandatory sentencing: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Social scale)
Strengthen existing federal gun restrictions: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Shift to progressively-graduated income and wealth taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(10 points on Economic scale)
Supports path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Repeal NAFTA & CAFTA: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
End secret detentions and arrests without charge: Strongly Favors topic 14
Repeal the Patriot Act: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(10 points on Economic scale)
Halve defense spending & use funds domestically: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports publicly financed campaigns: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(0 points on Economic scale)
Replace Middle East occupation with peace: Favors topic 17
End the War in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Shut down nuclear energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Solar-Based Renewable Energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
More mass transportation, and fuel cell cars: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
End the "War on Drugs": Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(7 points on Social scale)
Expand public works to guarantee an adequate income: Opposes topic 20

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Hillary Clinton
Jeanine Pirro
John Spencer
KT McFarland

2004 Presidential:
Pres.George W. Bush
V.P.Dick Cheney
Sen.John Kerry
Sen.John Edwards
Ralph Nader

2008 possibilities:
Sen.Hillary Clinton
Sen.John McCain
V.P.Al Gore

2006 Senate retirements:
Jon Corzine(D,NJ)
Mark Dayton(DFL,MN)
Bill Frist(R,TN)
Jim Jeffords(I,VT)
Paul Sarbanes(D,MD)

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