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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Politicians have no business interfering in right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
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Support the Paycheck Fairness Act: equal pay for women: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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Full GLBT equality; repeal DOMA; support ENDA: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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Support & improve ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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I oppose any effort to privatize Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Department of Education makes colleges stronger: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
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Humane treatment of animals is element of civilized society: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Endorsed Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Close gun show loophole; ban high capacity magazines: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Close corporate tax loopholes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Restore highest personal income tax rate to 39.6%: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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I fully support the DREAM Act & a path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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$25B more loans from Export-Import Bank: Strongly Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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Served as Ambassador to Switzerland and in Dept. of Commerce: Opposes topic 14
Outlook of engagement toward the world: Opposes topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
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We owe veterans and families the best our nation can offer: Favors topic 15
Be wise in defense budget & achieve efficiencies: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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18-year term limits for Supreme Court justices: Favors topic 16
Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers: Favors topic 16
Statehood for the District of Columbia: Favors topic 16
Automatic voter registration for all citizens: Strongly Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Oppose any UN declaration of Palestinian statehood: Opposes topic 17
Iranian development of nuclear weapons is unacceptable: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Reduce carbon emissions with tax on carbon pollution: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
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Rated A by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Expand the EITC, a successful anti-poverty program: Favors topic 20

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Left 114th Congress, 2015-2016:
AZ-1: Kirkpatrick(D,ran for Senate)
CA-4: Hahn(D,ran for County)
CA-46:Sanchez(D,ran for Senate)
DE-0: Carney(D,ran for Governor)
HI-1: Takai(D,deceased)
IL-8: Duckworth(D,ran for Senate)
IL-18:Schock(R,resigned)
IN-3: Stutzman(R,ran for Senate)
IN-9: Young(R,ran for Senate)
LA-3: Boustany(R,ran for Senate)
LA-4: Fleming(R,ran for Senate)
MD-4: Edwards(D,ran for Senate)
MD-8: Van Hollen(D,ran for Senate)
MS-1: Nunnelee(R,deceased)
NV-3: Heck(R,ran for Senate)
NY-11:Grimm(R,resigned)
OH-8: Boehner(R,resigned)
Newly-elected Democrats taking office Jan.2017:
AZ-1:O`Halleran(D)
CA-17:Khanna(D)
CA-20:Panetta(D)
CA-24:Carbajal(D)
CA-44:Barragan(D)
CA-46:Correa(D)
DE-0:Rochester(D)
FL-5:Lawson(D)
FL-7:Murphy(D)
FL-9:Soto(D)
FL-10:Demings(D)
FL-13:Crist(D)
HI-1:Hanabusa(D)
IL-10:Schneider(D)
IL-8:Krishnamoorthi(D)
MD-4:Brown(D)
MD-8:Raskin(D)
NH-1:Shea-Porter(D)
NJ-5:Gottheimer(D)
NV-3:Rosen(D)
NV-4:Kihuen(D)
NY-3:Suozzi(D)
NY-13:Espaillat(D)
PA-2:Evans(D)
TX-15:Gonzalez(D)
VA-4:McEachin(D)
WA-7:Jayapal(D)
Newly-elected Republicans taking office Jan.2017:
AZ-5:Biggs(R)
FL-1:Gaetz(R)
FL-2:Dunn(R)
FL-18:Mast(R)
FL-19:Rooney(R)
FL-4:Rutherford(R)
GA-3:Ferguson(R)
IN-3:Banks(R)
IN-9:Hollingsworth(R)
KS-1:Marshall(R)
KY-1:Comer(R)
MI-1:Bergman(R)
MI-10:Mitchell(R)
MN-2:Lewis(R)
NC-13:Budd(R)
NE-2:Bacon(R)
NY-19:Faso(R)
NY-22:Tenney(R)
PA-8:Fitzpatrick(R)
TN-8:Kustoff(R)
TX-19:Arrington(R)
VA-2:Taylor(R)
VA-5:Garrett(R)
WI-8:Gallagher(R)
WY-0:Cheney(R)
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