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AK:Begich(D)
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vs.Treadwell(R)
AL:Sessions(R)
(unopposed)
AR:Pryor(D)
vs.Cotton(R)
vs.Swaney(G)
vs.LaFrance(L)
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vs.Handel(R)
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vs.Cavasso(R)
vs.Hanabusa(D)
vs.Pirkowski(R)
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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.Taylor(D)
vs.Orman(I)
vs.Batson(L)
vs.Wolf(R)
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vs.Grimes(D)
vs.Bevin(R)
LA:Landrieu(D)
vs.Cassidy(R)
vs.Maness(R)
MA:Markey(D)
vs.Herr(R)
vs.Skarin(I)
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.Curtis(D)
vs.Daines(R)
vs.Rankin(I)
vs.Edmunds(R)
vs.Bohlinger(I)
NC:Hagan(D)
vs.Tillis(R)
vs.Haugh(L)
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vs.Domina(D)
vs.Osborn(R)
NH:Shaheen(D)
vs.Brown(R)
vs.Martin(R)
vs.Rubens(R)
vs.Smith(R)
vs.Testerman(R)
NJ:Booker(D)
vs.Bell(R)
vs.Sabrin(R)
NM:Udall(D)
vs.Weh(R)
vs.Clements(R)
OK-2:Lankford(R)
vs.Johnson(D)
vs.Shannon(R)
OK-6:Inhofe(R)
vs.Silverstein(D)
OR:Merkley(D)
vs.Wehby(R)
vs.Conger(R)
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)
SD:Rounds(R)
vs.Weiland(D)
vs.Pressler(I)
vs.Howie(I)
TN:Alexander(R)
vs.Ball(D)
vs.Carr(R)
vs.Adams(D)
TX:Cornyn(R)
vs.Alameel(D)
vs.Sanchez(G)
vs.Roland(L)
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.Hardy(D)
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Shelley Moore Capito topics and responses

    Getting Money Out of Politics

    PRO:

  • 02/14/2002: Voted YES on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions
  • 07/12/2001: Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties
  • 11/15/2011: Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge
  • 05/24/2007: Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations

    CON:

  • 04/05/2006: Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees

    Renewable Energy

    PRO:

  • 01/18/2007: Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies
  • 05/21/2008: Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation
  • 09/26/2008: Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets

    CON:

  • 08/01/2001: Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels
  • 06/07/2006: Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence
  • 06/29/2006: Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore
  • 08/04/2007: Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel
  • 02/12/2008: Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy

    Making it Harder to Get a Gun

    CON:

  • 04/09/2003: Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse
  • 01/25/2011: Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad
  • 01/06/2009: National cross-state standard for concealed carry
  • 10/20/2005: Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers
  • 03/27/2007: Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC
  • 05/18/2010: Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record

    Cutting the US Military Budget

    PRO:

  • 09/09/1998: Reduce federal government size & scope, including military
  • 03/15/2007: Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts

    CON:

  • 11/16/2012: Oppose Arms Treaty that limits gun trade to Israel & Taiwan
  • 01/27/2009: Free postage for soldiers serving abroad
  • 04/03/2003: Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan
  • 01/30/2002: Supports $48 billion in new spending for anti-terrorism
  • 02/02/2005: Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses

    Abortion Rights

    PRO:

  • 07/15/1999: Supported funding contraception and UN family planning
  • 01/11/2007: Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines
  • 05/16/2001: Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad
  • 05/24/2005: Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research

    CON:

  • 05/04/2011: Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion
  • 10/02/2003: Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother`s life
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record
  • 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
  • 04/27/2005: Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions

    Gay Rights and Gay Marriage

    CON:

  • 11/13/2007: Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance
  • 09/30/2004: Voted YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage
  • 04/02/2009: Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes
  • 07/18/2006: Voted YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman

    Repealing ObamaCare

    PRO:

  • 11/22/2003: Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients
  • 01/12/2011: Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record
  • 01/12/2007: Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D
  • 02/01/2006: Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay
  • 04/15/2011: Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 03/13/2003: Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits
  • 04/13/2011: Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund

    CON:

  • 05/24/2002: Tax credits for those without employee health insurance
  • 01/14/2009: Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 07/24/2003: Voted YES on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs
  • 01/23/2008: Voted YES on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids
  • 03/05/2008: Voted YES on giving mental health full equity with physical health
  • 10/25/2007: Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug
  • 05/24/2002: $350 billion for prescriptions for poor seniors
  • 04/11/2013: Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit
  • 07/15/2008: Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare

    Addressing and Fighting Income Inequality

    PRO:

  • 09/09/1998: Implement socially fair, broad-based tax cuts
  • 06/25/2008: Voted NO on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income

    CON:

  • 01/01/2012: Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation
  • 12/08/2005: Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends
  • 08/12/2010: Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes
  • 09/23/2004: Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification
  • 04/18/2002: Voted YES on making the Bush tax cuts permanent
  • 04/04/2001: Voted YES on eliminating the Estate Tax ("death tax")
  • 03/29/2001: Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years
  • 03/14/2001: Phaseout the death tax
  • 01/06/2009: Repeal the Death Tax
  • 12/12/2007: Voted NO on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes
  • 05/16/2001: Voted YES on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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