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Kay Hagan on SenateMatch


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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Make abortions safe, legal, and rare: Strongly Favors topic 1
Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception: Favors topic 1
NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: Strongly Favors topic 2
Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue: Favors topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Leave definition of marriage up to state law: Favors topic 3
Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays: Favors topic 3
Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+5 points on Social scale)
Rated 0% by the AU, indicating support of separation of church & state: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
I'd vote for ObamaCare again, but do "sensible fixes": Favors topic 5
Keep fighting to extend health coverage to children: Favors topic 5
Allow the government to negotiate for lower drug costs: Favors topic 5
Bridge the gap on health care: Favors topic 5
Merge Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit: Favors topic 5
Provide for treatment of autism under TRICARE: Favors topic 5
NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts: Favors topic 5
YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program: Favors topic 5
NO on regulating tobacco as a drug: Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Protect Social Security benefits: Opposes topic 6
Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI": Strongly Opposes topic 6
Rated 86% by ARA, indicating a mixed record on senior issues: Neutral on topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Repeatedly stressed support for public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
For incentives and more competitive salaries for teachers: Opposes topic 7
Fix the problems with No Child Left Behind: Opposes topic 7
Increase teacher pay, reduce class size: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
EPA regulations are too restrictive
(-3 points on Social scale)
Allow longer than 10 years to rebuild depleted fisheries: No opin. on topic 8
No EPA permits required for forest road runoff: Strongly Favors topic 8
No permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams: Strongly Favors topic 8
YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems: Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
I am a strong supporter of Second Amendment right: Strongly Favors topic 10
NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets: Strongly Favors topic 10
YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains: Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Support tax cuts for middle class families: Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Inaction is not an option; comprehensive reform is best: Strongly Opposes topic 12
ID’ing illegal immigrants is an unfunded federal mandate: Favors topic 12
Supports increased border security and opposes amnesty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Deportation program is an unfunded federal mandate: Favors topic 12
Deportation program is an unfunded federal mandate: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Lack of immigration system is why we have unsecured border: Opposes topic 12
Work towards a practical solution to end illegal immigration: Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fix trade agreements to avoid job loss: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Would have voted against CAFTA due to labor concerns: Opposes topic 13
Oppose trade deals that are bad for North Carolina workers: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Need cooperation around the world to defeat terrorism: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Support better pay for our brave service members: Favors topic 15
Increase funding for veterans’ health care and benefits: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures: Strongly Favors topic 16
Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Supports Obama's anti-ISIS strategy: Opposes topic 17
US should have more quickly armed the moderate Syrian rebels: Opposes topic 17
End the war in Iraq with a diplomatic surge: Strongly Favors topic 17
The Iraq war had not made the U.S. safer: Strongly Favors topic 17
A responsible withdrawal to re-focus on defeating al Qaeda: Strongly Favors topic 17
Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program: Opposes topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Advocate for Keystone XL pipeline: Opposes topic 18
Opposed offshore drilling until August compromise: Opposes topic 18
No tax breaks for big oil companies that give us $4 gas: Favors topic 18
Increase funding for R&D of renewable energy sources: Strongly Favors topic 18
NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases: Favors topic 18
YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade: Opposes topic 18
YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax: Opposes topic 18
YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program: Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Will work towards a balanced budget and fiscal constraints: Opposes topic 20
Rated 86% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record: Favors topic 20
YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package: Strongly Favors topic 20
YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending: Strongly Favors topic 20

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AL: Sessions(R,unopposed)
AR: Pryor(D) vs.Cotton(R) vs.Swaney(G) vs.LaFrance(L)
CO: Udall(D) vs.Gardner(R) vs.Baumgardner(R) vs.Buck(R) vs.Hill(R) vs.Stephens(R)
DE: Coons(D) vs.Wade(R)
GA: Nunn(D) vs.Perdue(R) vs.Swafford(L) vs.Kingston(R) vs.Gingrey(R) vs.Handel(R) vs.Broun(R)
HI: Schatz(D) vs.Hanabusa(D) vs.Cavasso(R) vs.Pirkowski(R)
IA: Braley(D) vs.Ernst(R) vs.Butzier(L) vs.Whitaker(R) vs.Clovis(R)
ID: Risch(R) vs.Mitchell(D)
IL: Durbin(D) vs.Oberweis(R) vs.Hansen(L) vs.Truax(R)
KS: Roberts(R) vs.Orman(I) vs.Batson(L) vs.Wolf(R) vs.Taylor(D)
KY: McConnell(R) vs.Bevin(R) vs.Grimes(D)
LA: Landrieu(D) vs.Cassidy(R) vs.Maness(R)
MA: Markey(D) vs.Herr(R) vs.Skarin(I) vs.Gomez(R)
ME: Collins(R) vs.D`Amboise(R) vs.Bellows(D)
MI: Land(R) vs.Peters(D) vs.Wiedenhoeft(R)
MN: Franken(D) vs.McFadden(R) vs.Johnson(L) vs.Abeler(R)
MS: Cochran(R) vs.Childers(D) vs.McDaniel(R)
MT: Walsh(D) vs.Daines(R) vs.Curtis(D) vs.Rankin(I) vs.Edmunds(R) vs.Bohlinger(D)
NC: Hagan(D) vs.Tillis(R) vs.Haugh(L)
NE: Sasse(R) vs.Domina(D) vs.Haugh(L) vs.Osborn(R)
NH: Shaheen(D) vs.Brown(R) vs.Smith(R) vs.Rubens(R) vs.Testerman(R) vs.Martin(R)
NJ: Booker(D) vs.Bell(R) vs.Sabrin(R)
NM: Udall(D) vs.Weh(R) vs.Clements(R)
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OK-6: Inhofe(R) vs.Silverstein(D)
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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)
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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)
WY: Enzi(R) vs.Cheney(R) vs.Hardy(D)
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