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Katherine Harris on SenateMatch

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime: Opposes topic 1
YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(10 points on Economic scale)
NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(0 points on Social scale)
Non-Christian legislators legislate sin, like gay marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
Separation of church and state is a lie: Strongly Favors topic 4
Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-family voting record: Strongly Favors topic 4
YES on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration: Favors topic 4
YES on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(7 points on Economic scale)
Add Rx drug plan to Medicare: Favors topic 5
Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 5
NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs: Opposes topic 5
YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits: Opposes topic 5
YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients: Opposes topic 5
YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(7 points on Economic scale)
Preserve social security trust fund: Opposes topic 6
Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
$2000 for individual Educational Savings Accounts: Favors topic 7
Vouchers for students in failing schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Rated 17% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes: Strongly Favors topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
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Neutral on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(5 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse: Strongly Favors topic 10
YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Supports Fair Tax: 23% sales tax to replace income tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Income tax requires 5 billion hours for annual compliance: Strongly Favors topic 11
Rated 60% by NTU, indicating "Satisfactory" on tax votes: Neutral on topic 11
YES on providing tax relief and simplification: Strongly Favors topic 11
YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends: Strongly Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(7 points on Economic scale)
Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration: Strongly Favors topic 12
NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment: Strongly Favors topic 12
YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(10 points on Economic scale)
Worked to get Free Trade Area of the Americas office in FL: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement: Favors topic 13
YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business: Opposes topic 13
YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(10 points on Social scale)
YES on making the PATRIOT Act permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 14
YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(0 points on Economic scale)
Rated 11% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record: Strongly Favors topic 15
YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 15
YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses: Favors topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(7 points on Economic scale)
YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees: Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(10 points on Economic scale)
YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding: Strongly Opposes topic 17
YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(10 points on Economic scale)
Drilling ANWR is like a postage stamp on a football field: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Prevent Orimulsion use; no offshore drilling near FL: Favors topic 18
Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
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Jeb Bush
FL Senatorial:
Bill Nelson
Mel Martinez

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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2006 Senate Races:
(AZ)Kyl v.Pederson
(CA)Feinstein v.Mountjoy
(CT)Lieberman v.Lamont v.Schlesinger
(DE)Carper v.Ting
(FL)Nelson v.Harris
(HI)Akaka v.Thielen
(IN)Lugar v.Osborn
(MA)Kennedy v.Chase
(MD)Cardin v.Steele v.Zeese
(ME)Snowe v.Bright
(MI)Stabenow v.Bouchard
(MN)Kennedy v.Klobuchar
(MO)Talent v.McCaskill
(MS)Lott v.Fleming v.Bowlin
(MT)Burns v.Tester
(ND)Conrad v.Grotberg
(NE)Nelson v.Ricketts
(NJ)Menendez v.Kean
(NM)Bingaman v.McCulloch
(NV)Ensign v.Carter
(NY)Clinton v.Spencer
(OH)DeWine vBrown
(PA)Santorum v.Casey
(RI)Chafee vWhitehouse
(TN)Ford v.Corker
(TX)Hutchison v.Radnofsky
(UT)Hatch v.Ashdown
(VA)Allen v.Webb
(VT)Sanders v.Tarrant
(WA)Cantwell v.McGavick v.Guthrie
(WI)Kohl v.Vogeler v.Redick
(WV)Byrd v.Raese
(WY)Thomas v.Groutage
Abortion
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Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Iraq/Mideast
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Jobs/Farming
Medicare/Rx
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Social Security
Tax Reform
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