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Marcia Squier on SenateMatch

 

 



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Fund Planned Parenthood; abortion is an unrestricted right: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Support affirmative action and reparations like urban repair: Neutral on topic 2
Racial inequality continues to be a serious problem: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Comfortable with same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
Government should be separate from private religion: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Expand ObamaCare towards universal health care: Favors topic 5
Universal single-payer healthcare is the way to go: Strongly Favors topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare & replace with full coverage for all: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Strongly opposes privatizing Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Including eldercare services in universal health care: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No vouchers for schools, but ok for colleges: Opposes topic 7
More funding needed for public schools; now more than ever: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
EPA should regulate for-profit corporations: Opposes topic 8
Repeal the DARK Act: require full GMO labeling: Favors topic 8
Federal funding for Flint; and prosecution for poisoning too: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
End mass incarceration: Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Graduated licensing & training for guns, like military: Favors topic 10
Universal background checks to reduce gun crime: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Wealthiest get wealthier via tax loopholes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Highest earners should pay the highest taxes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Support pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens: Favors topic 12
Moratorium on deportation of undocumented immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Replace free trade deals with zero export taxes: Opposes topic 13
Oppose TPP, NAFTA, and similar trade deals: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
End our interventionist strategies, and welcome refugees: Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Cut the military budget by at least 50%: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Reappropriate military spending to social needs: Strongly Opposes topic 15
We need to support our troops by bringing them home: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Easier voter registration; restrict superdelegates: Strongly Favors topic 16
Dem. superdelegates cheated Michigan voters of their choice: Favors topic 16
Repeal Citizens United; publicly fund campaigns: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
No more profit-driven interventionist military strikes: Strongly Favors topic 17
Refuse donations from the military-industrial complex: Strongly Favors topic 17
Immediate US cease-fire and weapons embargo on all countries: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Green energy is intertwined with job creation and education: Neutral on topic 18
End the War on Oil, for national security AND environment: Strongly Favors topic 18
Fund renewables by defunding the military: Strongly Favors topic 18
Green New Deal & fossil fuel-free vehicles by 2030: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Cannabis is a life-saving drug and must be legalized: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Legalization will help utilize the endless benefits of pot: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Legalization of pot will help healthcare costs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Stimulus counters ever-growing income inequality: Favors topic 20

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Retiring in 2016 election:
CA:Boxer(D)
FL:Rubio(R)
IN:Coats(R)
MD:Mikulski(D)
NV:Reid(D)

Retired as of Jan. 2015:
GA:Chambliss(R)
IA:Harkin(D)
MI:Levin(D)
MT:Baucus(D)
NE:Johanns(R)
SD:Johnson(D)
WV:Rockefeller(D)
Senate races 2017-8:
AL: Strange(R) vs.Jones(D) vs.<Moore<(R)
AZ: Flake(R) vs. Ward(R) vs.Sinema(D) vs.Abboud(D) vs.McSally(R) vs.Arpaio(R)
CA: Feinstein(D) vs. Eisen(I) vs. Sanchez?(D) vs.de_Leon(D)
CT: Murphy(D) vs.Adams(D) vs.Corey(R)
DE: Carper(D) vs.Boyce(R) vs. Markell?(D)
FL: Nelson(D) vs. DeSantis(R) vs. Jolly(R) vs. Rick Scott?(R) vs.Invictus(R)
HI: Hirono(D) vs.McDermott(R)
IN: Donnelly(D) vs. Hurt(R) vs.Messer(R) vs.Rokita(R)
MA: Warren(D) vs. Ayyadurai(I) vs.Waters(R) vs.Lindstrom(R) vs.Diehl(R) vs.Wellman(R) vs.Kingston(R)
MD: Cardin(D) vs.Vohra(L) vs.Manning(D) vs.Faddis(R)
ME: King(I) vs.Brakey(R)
MI: Stabenow(D) vs. Bouchard?(R) vs.Young(R) vs.James(R) vs.Squier(I)
MN-2: Franken(R) vs.Smith(D) vs.Housley(R)
MN-6: Klobuchar(D) vs.Newberger(R)
MO: McCaskill(D) vs.Petersen(R) vs.Monetti(R) vs.Hawley(R)
MS: Wicker(R) vs. McDaniel?(R) vs.Bohren(D)
MT: Tester(D) vs.Olszewski(R) vs.Rosendale(R)

ND: Heitkamp(D) vs.Peyer(D) vs.Cramer(R) vs.Campbell(R)
NE: Fischer(R) vs.Raybould(D)
NJ: Menendez(D) vs. Codey?(D) vs. Chiesa?(R) vs.Pezzullo(R) vs.Hugin(R)
NM: Heinrich(D) vs. Sanchez?(R) vs.Rich(R)
NV: Heller(R) vs.Tarkanian(R) vs.Rosen(D)
NY: Gillibrand(D) vs. Kennedy?(D) vs.Webber(R)
OH: Brown(D) vs. Mandel(R) vs.Gibbons(R) vs.Renacci(R)
PA: Casey(D) vs. Saccone?(R) vs.Barletta(R) vs.Christiana(R)
RI: Whitehouse(D) vs.Nardolillo(R)
TN: Corker(R) vs.Bredesen(D) vs.Mackler(D) vs.Crim(D) vs.Fincher(R) vs.Blackburn(R)
TX: Cruz(R) vs. Bush?(R) vs.O`Rourke(D)
UT: Hatch(R) vs. McMullin?(R) vs.Wilson(D) vs.Romney(R)
VA: Kaine(D) vs. Cuccinelli?(R) vs. Fiorina?(R) vs.Stewart(R) vs.Freitas(R)
VT: Sanders(I) vs.Milne(D) vs.MacGovern(D)
WA: Cantwell(D) vs.Luke(L) vs.Ferguson(D)
WI: Baldwin(D) vs.Vukmir(R) vs.Vinehout(D)
WV: Manchin(D) vs. Raese(R) vs.Morrisey(R) vs.Swearengin(D) vs.Jenkins(R)
WY: Barrasso(R) vs.Trauner(D)
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: May 31, 2018