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vs.Pirkowski(R)
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vs.Butzier(L)
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vs.Clovis(R)
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Roger Wicker topics and responses

    Getting Money Out of Politics

    PRO:

  • 07/12/2001: Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties
  • 05/24/2007: Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations
  • 02/25/2009: Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad

    CON:

  • 11/01/1998: Remove limits on campaign financing, but require disclosure
  • 09/14/1999: Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads
  • 04/05/2006: Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees
  • 02/14/2002: Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions

    Renewable Energy

    CON:

  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence
  • 08/01/2001: Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels
  • 04/17/2008: Gas tax holiday for the summer
  • 08/12/2008: Co-authored a bill for more offshore drilling
  • 06/07/2006: Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries
  • 06/29/2006: Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore
  • 06/17/2008: Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation
  • 01/18/2007: Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies
  • 08/04/2007: Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel

    Making it Harder to Get a Gun

    CON:

  • 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
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record
  • 09/17/2003: No United Nations taxation on firearms
  • 02/03/2009: Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal
  • 03/23/2009: Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights
  • 04/09/2003: Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse
  • 01/06/2009: National cross-state standard for concealed carry
  • 03/27/2007: Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC
  • 01/19/1999: Individual right to self-defense at home and as self-defense
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains
  • 01/03/2001: No lawsuits against gun manufacturers
  • 10/20/2005: Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers
  • 02/08/2008: Allow firearms in National Parks

    Abortion Rights

    CON:

  • 05/16/2001: Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record
  • 06/11/2008: Apply 14th amendment protections to pre-born fetuses
  • 02/04/2009: Sponsored bill declaring preborn as Constitutional persons
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance
  • 10/02/2003: Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother`s life
  • 06/30/1999: Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion
  • 05/05/2011: Sponsored bill prohibiting federal funding for abortion
  • 04/05/2000: Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions
  • 01/11/2007: Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines
  • 02/26/2004: Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime
  • 09/25/2002: Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info
  • 08/12/2008: Wrote a bill that declares human life begins at conception
  • 05/24/2005: Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research
  • 03/05/2009: Voted YES on restricting UN funding for population control policies
  • 01/22/2007: Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment
  • 01/22/2008: Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion
  • 03/14/2008: Voted YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP
  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion

    Gay Rights and Gay Marriage

    CON:

  • 06/25/2008: Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage
  • 09/30/2004: Voted YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance
  • 11/13/2007: Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation
  • 07/29/1999: Voted YES on banning gay adoptions in DC
  • 07/18/2006: Voted YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman

    Repealing ObamaCare

    PRO:

  • 11/01/2008: Private sector is best suited to manage health care
  • 01/29/2009: Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 06/28/2000: Voted YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage
  • 11/01/1998: Expand tax-free medical savings accounts
  • 10/25/2007: Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record
  • 11/22/2003: Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients
  • 07/04/2010: Repeal any federal health care takeover
  • 01/12/2007: Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D
  • 03/13/2003: Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits
  • 10/06/1999: Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts
  • 02/01/2006: Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay
  • 07/30/2009: Reforms should slow the long-term growth of health costs
  • 05/25/2011: Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 04/03/2008: Support enhanced health insurance marketplace pooling
  • 08/12/2008: Led effort to derail $7.4 million Medicare cuts

    CON:

  • 03/13/2008: Voted NO on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium
  • 07/24/2003: Voted YES on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs
  • 06/11/2009: Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug
  • 02/14/2008: Voted NO on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare
  • 07/15/2008: Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare

    Addressing and Fighting Income Inequality

    CON:

  • 09/23/2004: Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation
  • 09/27/1994: Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes
  • 07/12/2000: Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty"
  • 04/04/2001: Voted YES on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax")
  • 02/13/2008: Voted YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M
  • 05/16/2001: Voted YES on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years
  • 03/14/2001: Phaseout the death tax
  • 03/29/2001: Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years
  • 12/08/2005: Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends
  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset
  • 12/12/2007: Voted NO on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes
  • 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
  • 01/01/2012: Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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