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Larry LaRocco on SenateMatch

 



VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Protect the reproductive rights of women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Stricter sentencing for hate crimes: Favors topic 2
Neutral on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+5 points on Social scale)
NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Don’t cut Medicare rates; ensure affordable health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Everyone should have affordable & portable health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
Health insurance equal to that given Members of Congress: Favors topic 5
Control the cost of malpractice insurance for physicians: Opposes topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Increase service scholarships for teachers: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
Expand marketable water rights transfers: Opposes topic 8
Solar is an economical & green energy source: Opposes topic 8
Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
More prison cells; more truth in sentencing: Strongly Favors topic 9
NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support tradition of hunting on wildlife refuges: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible: Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
For “Secure America through Verification & Enforcement” Act: Opposes topic 12
Tough & realistic approach: comprehensive but no deportation: Favors topic 12
Current policy has led to broken borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposed NAFTA because it’s bad for Idaho workers: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Promote fair trade restricting Canadian wheat: Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Congress has not been accountable; checks & balances failing: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Protect our strategic interests with a withdrawal timetable: Strongly Favors topic 17
Chart a new bipartisan direction for the war in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Withdrawal timetable against delusional policy of escalation: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Create 14,000 new jobs by embracing new types of energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Fund R&D for alternative energy technology: Favors topic 18
Geothermal energy provides low-cost heat in buildings: Favors topic 18
Nuclear power plays a key role in energy independence: Opposes topic 18
Diversifying our energy portfolio strengthens the economy: Favors topic 18
Reduce the threat of global warming: Strongly Favors topic 18
We owe it to our children to curb greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Bail out main streets as quickly as Wall Street: Strongly Favors topic 20

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ID Senatorial:
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Retiring in 2014 election:
GA:Chambliss(R)
IA:Harkin(D)
MI:Levin(D)
MT:Baucus(D)
NE:Johanns(R)
SD:Johnson(D)
WV:Rockefeller(D)

Retired as of Jan. 2013:
AZ:Kyl(R)
CT:Lieberman(D)
HI:Akaka(D)
ME:Snowe(R)
ND:Conrad(D)
NE:Nelson(D)
NM:Bingaman(D)
TX:Hutchison(R)
VA:Webb(D)
WI:Kohl(D)
Senate Vacancies 2013:
HI:Inouye(D,Deceased)
HI:Schatz(D,Appointed)
MA:Kerry(D,Resigned)
MA:Cowan(D,Appointed)
MA:Markey(D,elected)
MA:Gomez(R,lost special election)
NJ:Lautenberg(D,Deceased)
NJ:Chiesa(R,Appointed)
NJ:Booker(D,running)
NJ:Lonegan(R,running)
SC:DeMint(R,Resigned)
SC:Scott(R,Appointed)

Senate races Nov. 2014:
AK:Begich(D) vs.Miller(R) vs.Treadwell(R) vs.Sullivan(R)
AL:Sessions(R) vs.Bright(D)
AR:Pryor(D) vs.Cotton(R)
CO:Udall(D) vs.Buck(R) vs.Hill(R) vs.Baumgardner(R) vs.Stephens(R)
DE:Coons(D) vs.O`Donnell(R)
GA:Gingrey(R) vs.Nunn(D) vs.Perdue(R) vs.Handel(R) vs.Broun(R) vs.Kingston(R)
HI:Schatz(D) vs.Hanabusa(D) vs.Cavasso(R)
IA:Braley(D) vs.Whitaker(R) vs.Ernst(R) vs.Clovis(R)
ID:Risch(R) vs.LaRocco(D)
IL:Durbin(D) vs.Truax(R) vs.Oberweis(R) vs.Hansen(L)

KS:Roberts(R) vs.Tiahrt(R)
KY:McConnell(R) vs.Bevin(R) vs.Grimes(D)
LA:Landrieu(D) vs.Cassidy(R) vs.Maness(R)
ME:Collins(R) vs.D`Amboise(R) vs.Bellows(D)
MI:Land(R) vs.Peters(D) vs.Wiedenhoeft(R)
MN:Franken(D) vs.Abeler(R)
MS:Cochran(R) vs.McDaniel(R) vs.Childers(D)
MT:Edmunds(R) vs.Daines(R) vs.Bohlinger(D) vs.Walsh(D)
NC:Hagan(D) vs.Tillis(R)
NE:Sasse(R) vs.Osborn(R) vs.Stenberg(R)
NH:Shaheen(D) vs.Martin(R) vs.Brown(R) vs.Smith(R) vs.Rubens(R) vs.Testerman(R)
NM:Udall(D) vs.Sanchez(R)
OK:Inhofe(R) vs.Silverstein(D)
OR:Merkley(D) vs.Conger(R)
RI:Reed(D) vs.(none yet)
SC-2:Scott(R) vs.Wade(D)
SC-6:Graham(R) vs.Stamper(D) vs.Mace(R) vs.Bright(R)
SD:Rounds(R) vs.Weiland(D) vs.Pressler(I)
TN:Alexander(R) vs.Carr(R)
TX:Cornyn(R) vs.Stockman(R) vs.Roland(L)
VA:Warner(D) vs.McDonnell(R) vs.Radtke(R)
WV:Capito(R) vs.Raese(R) vs.Tennant(D) vs.McGeehan(R)
WY:Enzi(R) vs.Cheney(R)
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Campaign Finance
Civil Rights
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
Infrastructure
Jobs/Farming
Medicare/Rx
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty

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Page last updated: Dec 19, 2013