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Jean Carnahan on SenateMatch



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(7 points on Social scale)
Opposes partial-birth abortion, but agreed with veto on ban: Neutral on topic 1
Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Advocated for Equal Rights Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(10 points on Social scale)
More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes: Strongly Favors topic 3
YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes: Strongly Favors 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)
Medicare Rx plan;more breast cancer research: Favors topic 5
Supports Patient Bill of Rights: Favors topic 5
Invest funds to alleviate the nursing shortage: Favors topic 5
NO on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(2 points on Economic scale)
Save Social Security & strengthen Medicare: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(2 points on Social scale)
YES on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors: Opposes topic 7
YES on funding student testing instead of private tutors: 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)
Advocated for gun control with sportsmenís rights: Opposes topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(2 points on Economic scale)
Targeted tax cuts to working families: Opposes topic 11
YES on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates: Opposes topic 11
YES on cutting taxes by $1.35 trillion over 11 years: Strongly Favors topic 11
YES on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction: Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(5 points on Economic scale)
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Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(2 points on Economic scale)
YES on removing common goods from national security export rules: Favors topic 13
NO on extending free trade to Andean nations: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(7 points on Social scale)
YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam: Opposes topic 14
No opinion on topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(5 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(5 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(0 points on Economic scale)
YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(10 points on Economic scale)
YES on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior: Opposes topic 18
YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months: Strongly Opposes 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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