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John McCain topics and responses

    Acknowledging and Addressing Climate Change

    PRO:

  • 12/12/2007: Climate change is real and must be addressed
  • 09/09/1998: Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases
  • 09/26/2006: Utility lobbyists influence White House climate policy
  • 02/10/2005: Sponsored bill for greenhouse gas tradeable allowances
  • 01/19/2004: 2000: Criticized Bush`s withdrawal from the Kyoto Treaty

    CON:

  • 01/13/2000: Strength Clean Air & Water Acts; but not Kyoto
  • 04/01/2009: Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade
  • 04/06/2011: Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax

    Getting Money Out of Politics

    PRO:

  • 05/10/1999: Campaign Finance: ban both labor union & corporate donations
  • 01/22/2001: Clearer rules about campaign finance; no soft money
  • 05/07/2002: Finance reform will prevail if we have the votes & the guts
  • 04/02/2007: 527s are clearly illegal; reform intended for small donors
  • 07/12/2001: Supports Shays-Meehan Campaign Finance Reform
  • 10/07/1997: Voted YES on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance
  • 05/11/2010: Require Internet disclosure of all earmarks
  • 05/07/2002: Campaign finance reform needed to restore faith in politics
  • 03/20/2002: Voted YES on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads
  • 04/02/2001: Voted YES on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations
  • 03/28/2006: Voted YES on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity
  • 02/02/2005: Sponsored bill subjecting 527s to political committee rules

    CON:

  • 05/20/2009: Ban paid voter registration
  • 03/29/2006: Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress

    Renewable Energy

    PRO:

  • 07/02/1998: Supports alternative fuels, emission controls, & CWA
  • 06/10/2003: Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010
  • 03/13/2002: Voted NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months

    CON:

  • 06/16/1999: Voted YES on defunding renewable and solar energy
  • 06/16/2005: Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%)
  • 04/17/2008: Gas tax holiday for the summer
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence

    Making it Harder to Get a Gun

    PRO:

  • 08/17/1999: Ban cheap guns; require safety locks; for gun show checks

    CON:

  • 05/10/1999: Punish criminals who abuse 2nd Amendment rights
  • 03/27/2007: Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC
  • 07/21/1998: Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks
  • 07/02/1998: Repeal existing gun restrictions; penalize criminal use
  • 02/08/2008: Allow firearms in National Parks
  • 04/17/2013: Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets
  • 09/01/2007: Opposes restrictions on assault weapons and ammunition types
  • 09/01/2007: Prosecute criminals, not citizens for gun ownership
  • 04/12/2011: Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad
  • 05/20/1999: Voted NO on background checks at gun shows
  • 08/17/1999: Voted against Brady Bill & assault weapon ban
  • 09/01/2007: Don`t hold gun manufacturers liable for crimes
  • 07/29/2005: Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains
  • 03/02/2004: Voted YES on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence
  • 05/11/1999: Voted YES on loosening license & background checks at gun shows

    Cutting the US Military Budget

    PRO:

  • 12/08/1999: Politicians keep unneeded bases open for political purposes
  • 05/03/2007: Clean up waste in defense acquisition
  • 12/08/1999: Terminate C-130, B-2, and Seawolf; use funds to modernize
  • 05/26/1999: Voted YES on allowing another round of military base closures
  • 06/14/2006: Sponsored bill for Iraq budget to be part of defense budget
  • 10/30/1997: Voted NO on favoring 36 vetoed military projects
  • 09/09/1998: Reduce federal government size & scope, including military
  • 04/20/2005: Voted YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding
  • 09/05/1995: Voted NO on 1996 Defense Appropriations

    CON:

  • 10/09/2007: We need bigger army for more militaristic foreign policy
  • 01/30/2002: Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism
  • 10/09/2007: Half of world's defense spending should be US as global cop
  • 03/17/1999: Voted YES on deploying National Missile Defense ASAP
  • 02/24/1999: Voted YES on military pay raise of 4.8%
  • 08/03/1999: Raise military pay to avoid military draft
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record
  • 07/11/2007: Voted NO on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months
  • 11/01/2004: Eliminate defense pork, but increase most other defense
  • 06/04/1996: Voted YES on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty

    Abortion Rights

    PRO:

  • 02/05/2008: GovWatch: 1999: Don`t force women to have illegal operations
  • 05/13/2007: Concerned if women undergo illegal dangerous operations
  • 08/24/1999: Wants Roe vs. Wade made irrelevant, but would not repeal it
  • 06/04/2004: Expand embryonic stem cell research
  • 04/11/2007: Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines
  • 10/09/2007: 1999: Repealing Roe forces dangerous illegal abortions

    CON:

  • 03/14/2008: Voted YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP
  • 03/12/2003: Voted YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life
  • 01/31/2000: Prosecute abortion doctors, not women who get them
  • 08/24/1999: Opposes partial-birth abortions & public financing
  • 02/07/2008: Pro-life and an advocate for the Rights of Man everywhere
  • 06/20/2000: Voted YES on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record
  • 03/05/2009: Voted YES on restricting UN funding for population control policies
  • 05/03/2007: Supports repealing Roe v. Wade
  • 01/22/2000: Overturn Roe v. Wade, but keep incest & rape exceptions
  • 03/25/2004: Voted YES on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime
  • 01/22/2008: Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion
  • 07/25/2006: Voted YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions
  • 03/17/2005: Voted NO on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives
  • 10/18/2007: Voted YES on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions

    Gay Rights and Gay Marriage

    PRO:

  • 12/21/1999: Would be "comfortable" with a gay president
  • 01/01/2007: Leave gay marriage to the states
  • 01/07/2000: Accepts gays in military under current policy
  • 01/19/2004: 1994: No Senate hiring discrimination by sexual orientation
  • 11/15/2006: Ban on same-sex marriage is unRepublican; leave it to states
  • 06/07/2006: Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage

    CON:

  • 07/02/2008: Supports CA Prop. 8: one-man-one-woman marriage
  • 09/10/1996: Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation
  • 06/20/2000: Voted NO on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation
  • 09/10/1996: Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage
  • 06/11/2002: Voted NO on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes

    Repealing ObamaCare

    PRO:

  • 09/27/2010: Repeal and replace the massive federal health-care law
  • 01/19/2004: 1993: To socialize healthcare would be to ruin it
  • 01/29/2009: Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 09/26/2008: Family should make health decisions, not federal government
  • 01/05/2006: Include a health savings account in healthcare reform
  • 01/19/2004: 1989: No mandatory catastrophic Medicare coverage
  • 07/13/1999: Voted YES on limiting self-employment health deduction
  • 04/18/1996: Voted NO on blocking medical savings acounts
  • 05/25/2011: Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 02/02/2006: Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D
  • 06/22/2000: Voted NO on including prescription drugs under Medicare
  • 02/03/2008: Harness market competition for comprehensive reform
  • 06/26/2003: Voted NO on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record
  • 04/03/2001: Voted YES on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit

    CON:

  • 07/15/1999: Allow paying extra for choice of doctors & care
  • 05/24/2002: Tax credits for those without employee health insurance
  • 06/24/1997: Voted NO on Medicare means-testing
  • 03/17/2005: Voted YES on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug
  • 07/02/1998: More tax-deductible health costs; limits on malpractice
  • 12/13/1999: Matching funds for seniors citizens` prescription drugs
  • 05/24/2002: $350 billion for prescriptions for poor seniors
  • 11/03/2005: Voted YES on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics
  • 12/13/1999: Expand health insurance to 11 million uninsured children
  • 06/11/2009: Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug

    Addressing and Fighting Income Inequality

    PRO:

  • 05/17/2001: Voted YES on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates
  • 01/22/2000: Remove charitable deduction; it only benefits rich
  • 01/11/2000: Middle-class tax cut: expand 15% tax bracket
  • 05/23/2003: Voted NO on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years
  • 04/05/2000: Voted NO on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts
  • 09/09/1998: Implement socially fair, broad-based tax cuts
  • 02/05/2008: GovWatch: 2001: against tax cut that went to rich

    CON:

  • 07/18/2000: Voted YES on eliminating the 'marriage penalty'
  • 02/13/2008: Voted YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M
  • 09/27/1999: Cut marriage tax, inheritance tax, & earnings test
  • 02/02/2006: Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends
  • 08/03/2006: Voted YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts
  • 03/23/2007: Voted YES on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax
  • 04/02/1998: Voted YES on requiring super-majority for raising taxes
  • 07/14/2000: Voted YES on phasing out the estate tax ("death tax")
  • 10/02/1998: Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium
  • 06/08/2006: Voted YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`
  • 01/01/2012: Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge
  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset
  • 02/02/2006: Voted NO on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut
  • 02/03/2008: Require a 3/5 majority vote in Congress to raise taxes
  • 08/12/2010: Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes
  • 10/09/2007: Tax system is fair; wealthy pay bulk of taxes
  • 03/21/2007: Voted YES on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million
  • 04/04/2001: Voted NO on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction
  • 04/30/1999: Taxes should be flatter, lower, and simpler
  • 11/18/2005: Voted YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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