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Alan Blinken on Abortion
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    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Budget & Economy
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    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Civil Rights
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Alan Blinken on Corporations
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Alan Blinken on Crime
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Alan Blinken on Drugs
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    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Education
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  • Increase school funding instead of cutting taxes. (Sep 2002)
Alan Blinken on Energy & Oil
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    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Environment
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  • Stricter CAFE standards instead of ANWR drilling. (Sep 2002)
Alan Blinken on Families & Children
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    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Foreign Policy
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    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Free Trade
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  • Fair trade over free trade; NAFTA needs more enforcement. (Sep 2002)
Alan Blinken on Government Reform
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    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Gun Control
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    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Health Care
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  • Extend patents in exchange for reasonable Rx drug prices. (Sep 2002)
Alan Blinken on Homeland Security
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  • Increase military capabilities; but use it sparingly. (Sep 2002)
Alan Blinken on Immigration
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    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Jobs
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Alan Blinken on Principles & Values
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    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Social Security
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  • Reform needed, but not privatization. (Sep 2002)
Alan Blinken on Tax Reform
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    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Technology
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Alan Blinken on War & Peace
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Alan Blinken on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Reform needed, but not privatization: Strongly Opposes topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(2 points on Economic scale)
Fair trade over free trade; NAFTA needs more enforcement: Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Stricter CAFE standards instead of ANWR drilling: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

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