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AR:Pryor(D)
vs.Cotton(R)
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vs.LaFrance(L)
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vs.Handel(R)
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vs.Cavasso(R)
vs.Hanabusa(D)
vs.Pirkowski(R)
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vs.Ernst(R)
vs.Butzier(L)
vs.Whitaker(R)
vs.Clovis(R)
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vs.Mitchell(D)
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vs.Oberweis(R)
vs.Hansen(L)
vs.Truax(R)
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vs.Orman(I)
vs.Batson(L)
vs.Wolf(R)
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vs.Grimes(D)
vs.Bevin(R)
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vs.Cassidy(R)
vs.Maness(R)
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vs.Herr(R)
vs.Skarin(I)
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vs.D`Amboise(R)
vs.Bellows(D)
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vs.Peters(D)
vs.Wiedenhoeft(R)
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vs.McFadden(R)
vs.Johnson(L)
vs.Abeler(R)
MS:Cochran(R)
vs.Childers(D)
vs.McDaniel(R)
MT:Walsh(D)
vs.Curtis(D)
vs.Daines(R)
vs.Rankin(I)
vs.Edmunds(R)
vs.Bohlinger(I)
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vs.Tillis(R)
vs.Haugh(L)
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vs.Domina(D)
vs.Osborn(R)
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vs.Brown(R)
vs.Martin(R)
vs.Rubens(R)
vs.Smith(R)
vs.Testerman(R)
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vs.Bell(R)
vs.Sabrin(R)
NM:Udall(D)
vs.Weh(R)
vs.Clements(R)
OK-2:Lankford(R)
vs.Johnson(D)
vs.Shannon(R)
OK-6:Inhofe(R)
vs.Silverstein(D)
OR:Merkley(D)
vs.Wehby(R)
vs.Conger(R)
RI:Reed(D)
vs.Zaccaria(R)
SC-2:Scott(R)
vs.Dickerson(D)
vs.Wade(D)
SC-6:Graham(R)
vs.Hutto(D)
vs.Ravenel(I)
vs.Stamper(D)
vs.Mace(R)
vs.Bright(R)
SD:Rounds(R)
vs.Weiland(D)
vs.Pressler(I)
vs.Howie(I)
TN:Alexander(R)
vs.Ball(D)
vs.Carr(R)
vs.Adams(D)
TX:Cornyn(R)
vs.Alameel(D)
vs.Sanchez(G)
vs.Roland(L)
VA:<Warner(D)
vs.Gillespie(R)
vs.Sarvis(L)
WV:Capito(R)
vs.Tennant(D)
vs.Buckley(L)
vs.Lawhorn(I)
vs.Raese(R)
vs.McGeehan(R)
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Johnny Isakson topics and responses

    Acknowledging and Addressing Climate Change

    PRO:

  • 09/09/1998: Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases

    CON:

  • 05/15/2008: Voted NO on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China
  • 11/02/2010: Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP
  • 07/08/2010: Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures
  • 04/01/2009: Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax
  • 05/15/2007: Voted NO on factoring global warming into federal project planning
  • 06/26/2000: Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol
  • 04/06/2011: Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases

    Getting Money Out of Politics

    PRO:

  • 07/12/2001: Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties
  • 02/25/2009: Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad
  • 02/25/2013: Matching fund for small donors, with debate requirements
  • 05/11/1999: Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties
  • 05/11/2010: Require Internet disclosure of all earmarks

    CON:

  • 09/14/1999: Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads
  • 03/29/2006: Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress
  • 03/28/2006: Voted NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity
  • 02/14/2002: Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions

    Renewable Energy

    CON:

  • 07/08/2010: Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence
  • 06/21/2007: Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies
  • 08/01/2001: Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels
  • 06/16/2005: Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%)
  • 06/17/2008: Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation

    Making it Harder to Get a Gun

    CON:

  • 09/06/2007: Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership
  • 02/08/2008: Allow firearms in National Parks
  • 08/13/2004: We need criminal control not gun control
  • 02/03/2009: Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal
  • 04/09/2003: Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains
  • 07/29/2005: Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers
  • 01/06/2009: National cross-state standard for concealed carry
  • 08/13/2004: Strongly support the 2nd Amendment
  • 03/27/2007: Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record
  • 01/03/2001: No lawsuits against gun manufacturers
  • 08/11/2010: Ranked by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record
  • 09/17/2003: No United Nations taxation on firearms
  • 06/18/1999: Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1
  • 04/17/2013: Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets

    Cutting the US Military Budget

    PRO:

  • 09/09/1998: Reduce federal government size & scope, including military

    CON:

  • 07/22/1999: Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill
  • 04/03/2003: Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record
  • 12/19/2007: Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11
  • 07/11/2007: Voted NO on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months
  • 03/18/1999: Voted YES on deploying SDI
  • 01/30/2002: Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism
  • 08/13/2004: Ensure that military personnel have needed resources
  • 04/20/2005: Voted NO on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding

    Abortion Rights

    PRO:

  • 05/16/2001: Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad

    CON:

  • 04/11/2007: Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines
  • 10/18/2007: Voted YES on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions
  • 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
  • 03/14/2008: Voted YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP
  • 06/30/1999: Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion
  • 02/26/2004: Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance
  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion
  • 03/05/2009: Voted YES on restricting UN funding for population control policies
  • 08/11/2010: Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism
  • 08/11/2010: Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research
  • 04/05/2000: Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions
  • 10/02/2003: Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother`s life
  • 08/13/2004: Deep respect for life, personally opposed to abortion
  • 09/25/2002: Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info

    Repealing ObamaCare

    PRO:

  • 10/06/1999: Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts
  • 07/24/2003: Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs
  • 03/13/2003: Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits
  • 10/29/2009: Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention
  • 11/03/2005: Voted NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics
  • 02/02/2006: Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D
  • 01/29/2009: Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 02/14/2008: Voted YES on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare
  • 05/25/2011: Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 07/08/2010: Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market
  • 06/28/2000: Voted YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record
  • 06/11/2009: Voted NO on regulating tobacco as a drug
  • 11/22/2003: Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients
  • 03/17/2005: Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug
  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium
  • 03/07/2002: Limit anti-trust lawsuits on health plans and insurers
  • 04/18/2007: Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D
  • 11/01/2007: Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility

    CON:

  • 03/11/2008: Establish a National Diabetes Coordinator
  • 05/24/2002: $350 billion for prescriptions for poor seniors
  • 05/08/2006: Voted YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000
  • 07/15/2008: Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare
  • 05/24/2002: Tax credits for those without employee health insurance

    Addressing and Fighting Income Inequality

    PRO:

  • 09/09/1998: Implement socially fair, broad-based tax cuts

    CON:

  • 10/20/2004: Move forward on meaningful reform in tax policy
  • 06/08/2006: Voted YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`
  • 07/12/2000: Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty"
  • 03/29/2001: Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years
  • 03/09/2000: Voted YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business
  • 04/18/2002: Voted YES on making the Bush tax cuts permanent
  • 03/14/2001: Phaseout the death tax
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation
  • 04/04/2001: Voted YES on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax")
  • 09/23/2004: Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification
  • 02/02/2006: Voted NO on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut
  • 03/23/2007: Voted YES on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax
  • 07/08/2010: Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax
  • 07/08/2010: Adopt a single-rate tax system
  • 08/12/2010: Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes
  • 02/02/2006: Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends
  • 11/18/2005: Voted YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends
  • 02/13/2008: Voted YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M
  • 08/13/2004: FairTax: repeal the current tax system
  • 01/01/2012: Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge
  • 01/06/2009: Replace income tax & employment tax with FairTax
  • 07/30/2003: Abolish IRS--replace income tax with national sales tax
  • 03/21/2007: Voted YES on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million
  • 08/03/2006: Voted YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts
  • 03/11/2009: Keep reduction of capital gains tax
  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset
  • 05/16/2001: Voted YES on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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