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Sam Clovis on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Human life begins at conception. (Jul 2014)
  • Pro-life from conception to natural, dignified death. (Jan 2014)
  • Life should be protected from conception. (Nov 2013)
Sam Clovis on Budget & Economy
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  • BBA to stop saddling generations to come. (Jul 2014)
  • No government interference in markets; no stimulus. (Jan 2014)
  • Top priority: Balancing the budget. (Nov 2013)
Sam Clovis on Civil Rights
Click here for 4 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Government shouldn't redefine marriage. (Jul 2014)
  • Affirmative Action is insulting and racist. (Jan 2014)
  • Marriage should be between a man and a woman. (Jan 2014)
  • Family begins with one man and one woman. (Nov 2013)
Sam Clovis on Corporations
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  • End corporate welfare subsidies & crony capitalism grants. (Nov 2013)
Sam Clovis on Crime
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  • Stricter enforcement of the law reduces crime. (Jan 2014)
Sam Clovis on Drugs
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  • Leave marijuana legalization to the states. (Jan 2014)
Sam Clovis on Education
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  • Supports vouchers, charters, and funds following students. (Jan 2014)
  • Common Core is federal overreach in spending and control. (Nov 2013)
  • FactCheck: Common Core originated with governors, not feds. (Nov 2013)
  • Repeal No Child Left Behind and the Common Core. (Nov 2013)
Sam Clovis on Energy & Oil
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  • No subsidies for wind and solar. (Jul 2014)
  • Obama's "Climate Resilience Fund" just redistributes wealth. (Feb 2014)
  • All energy sources must be developed within market viability. (Jan 2014)
  • Exploit every form of energy, underground and above ground. (Nov 2013)
Sam Clovis on Environment
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  • Balance animal rights with human needs. (Jan 2014)
Sam Clovis on Families & Children
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Sam Clovis on Foreign Policy
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  • National sovereignty maintains national identity. (Jan 2014)
Sam Clovis on Free Trade
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  • Free markets take care of themselves. (Jan 2014)
Sam Clovis on Government Reform
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  • Photo ID for voting. (Jul 2014)
  • Money is speech; no campaign finance limitations. (Jan 2014)
Sam Clovis on Gun Control
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  • Opposes more gun restrictions. (Jul 2014)
  • The right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. (Jan 2014)
  • 2nd Amendment is about liberty, not just gun rights. (Nov 2013)
  • Reduce gun violence but not by punishing gun manufacturers. (Jun 2013)
Sam Clovis on Health Care
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  • Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility. (Jul 2014)
  • Repeal ObamaCare. (Jan 2014)
  • Repeal ObamaCare, the Unaffordable Care Act. (Nov 2013)
  • Keep ObamaCare rule: kids can stay on parent's plan until 26. (Oct 2013)
Sam Clovis on Homeland Security
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  • Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal. (Jul 2014)
  • Maintain high levels of readiness. (Jan 2014)
  • Military holds a special place in fabric of American society. (Nov 2013)
Sam Clovis on Immigration
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  • Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry. (Jul 2014)
  • No amnesty; but allow temporary work permits. (Jan 2014)
  • Border security at the very top of the priority list. (Nov 2013)
Sam Clovis on Jobs
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Sam Clovis on Principles & Values
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  • Judeo-Christian values established our government framework. (Jul 2014)
  • Separate church & state, but keep God in public square. (Jan 2014)
Sam Clovis on Social Security
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  • Transition Social Security to a private structure. (Jan 2014)
Sam Clovis on Tax Reform
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  • Repeal the 16th Amendment; replace IRS with FairTax. (Jan 2014)
  • Transition from personal income tax system to a FairTax. (Nov 2013)
Sam Clovis on Technology
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Sam Clovis on War & Peace
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  • Stop Iran's nuclear program now. (Jan 2014)
  • Pursue active enemies with all available dispatch. (Nov 2013)
Sam Clovis on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Don't trading spending cuts for entitlement reform. (Oct 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Pro-life from conception to natural, dignified death: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Life should be protected from conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative Action is insulting and racist: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Government shouldn't redefine marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Marriage should be between a man and a woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Family begins with one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Judeo-Christian values established our government framework: Strongly Favors topic 4
Separate church & state, but keep God in public square: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare, the Unaffordable Care Act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Keep ObamaCare rule: kids can stay on parent's plan until 26: Neutral on topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Transition Social Security to a private structure: Strongly Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports vouchers, charters, and funds following students: Strongly Favors topic 7
Common Core is federal overreach in spending and control: Favors topic 7
FactCheck: Common Core originated with governors, not feds: Neutral on topic 7
Repeal No Child Left Behind and the Common Core: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(+2 points on Social scale)
Balance animal rights with human needs: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Stricter enforcement of the law reduces crime: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes more gun restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 10
The right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed: Strongly Favors topic 10
2nd Amendment is about liberty, not just gun rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Reduce gun violence but not by punishing gun manufacturers: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal the 16th Amendment; replace IRS with FairTax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Transition from personal income tax system to a FairTax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No amnesty; but allow temporary work permits: Opposes topic 12
Border security at the very top of the priority list: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Free markets take care of themselves: Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Economic scale)
National sovereignty maintains national identity: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal: Strongly Favors topic 15
Maintain high levels of readiness: Favors topic 15
Military holds a special place in fabric of American society: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
More enforcement of the right to vote
(-5 points on Social scale)
Photo ID for voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Money is speech; no campaign finance limitations: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
Stop Iran's nuclear program now: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Pursue active enemies with all available dispatch: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No subsidies for wind and solar: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Obama's "Climate Resilience Fund" just redistributes wealth: Opposes topic 18
All energy sources must be developed within market viability: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Exploit every form of energy, underground and above ground: Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+2 points on Social scale)
Leave marijuana legalization to the states: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
BBA to stop saddling generations to come: Strongly Opposes topic 20
No government interference in markets; no stimulus: Strongly Opposes topic 20
End corporate welfare subsidies & crony capitalism grants: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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