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Deb Fischer on Abortion
Click here for 6 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Exception for life of mother but not incest nor rape. (Sep 2012)
  • I believe in the sanctity of life. (Sep 2012)
  • Support a culture of life. (May 2012)
  • Look at the record: Opposes abortion. (May 2012)
  • Abortion only for rape & incest; no public funding. (Nov 2004)
  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
Deb Fischer on Budget & Economy
Click here for 6 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Congress spends every dime they can get their hands on. (Sep 2012)
  • Balanced budget amendment forces tough decisions on cuts. (Sep 2012)
  • Make the Bush tax cuts permanent. (Aug 2012)
  • Strongly support a federal balanced budget amendment. (May 2012)
  • Supports a constitutional BBA. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Deb Fischer on Civil Rights
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  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (May 2012)
  • No affirmative action in public employment nor contracting. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports a DOMA amendment. (Oct 2012)
Deb Fischer on Corporations
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  • Federal government overburdens small business owners. (May 2012)
Deb Fischer on Crime
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  • Supports death penalty by lethal injection. (Nov 2004)
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Nov 2004)
  • Supports the death penalty. (Oct 2012)
Deb Fischer on Drugs
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  • Strengthen penalties and sentences for drug-related crimes. (Nov 2004)
Deb Fischer on Education
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  • Endorse voluntary prayer in public schools. (Nov 2004)
  • Supports school prayer. (Oct 2012)
Deb Fischer on Energy & Oil
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  • Renewable energy like ethanol, plus responsible oil drilling. (May 2012)
  • Support alternative fuel AND coal, natural gas, and oil. (Nov 2004)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Aug 2012)
Deb Fischer on Environment
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  • Agriculture plays a crucial role in our Nebraska economy. (May 2012)
  • Base gas tax on price, not volume, to pay for highways. (May 2012)
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Jun 2013)
Deb Fischer on Families & Children
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Deb Fischer on Foreign Policy
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  • Leadership & strong messages make the world safer. (Sep 2012)
Deb Fischer on Free Trade
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Deb Fischer on Government Reform
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  • Accused of coordinating anti-Bruning TV ad with super-PAC. (May 2012)
  • Against earmarks and would oppose them. (Apr 2012)
  • No campaign contributions from industry tied to your office. (Apr 2012)
  • Limit PAC & corporate campaign donations, but not individual. (Nov 2004)
  • Prohibit IRS audits targeting Tea Party political groups. (Feb 2014)
Deb Fischer on Gun Control
Click here for 6 full quotes on Gun Control OR background on Gun Control.
  • Advocate for gun owners and our 2nd Amendment rights. (May 2012)
  • Support stand-your-ground self-defense laws. (Apr 2012)
  • Allow citizens to carry concealed guns. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
Deb Fischer on Health Care
Click here for 6 full quotes on Health Care OR background on Health Care.
  • I won't steal $700 billion from Medicare. (Sep 2012)
  • Replace ObamaCare with free market reforms & competition. (Jun 2012)
  • Repeal ObamaCare; reform tort system. (May 2012)
  • Repeal ObamaCare health overhaul. (May 2012)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
Deb Fischer on Homeland Security
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  • Give our military the tools they need to keep America safe. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Deb Fischer on Immigration
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  • More troops on our southern border. (May 2012)
  • Opposes illegal alien college benefits. (Oct 2012)
Deb Fischer on Jobs
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  • Nebraska's low 4% unemployment due to limited government. (Aug 2012)
  • More crop insurance in the new farm bill. (Apr 2012)
Deb Fischer on Principles & Values
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  • Ran underdog primary campaign on shoestring budget. (May 2012)
  • Do Nebraskans want more career politician in Washington? (May 2012)
  • TV ad: "End the political bull". (May 2012)
Deb Fischer on Social Security
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  • Raise retirement age & limit benefits. (Sep 2012)
  • Don't change benefits for people over the age of 40. (Sep 2012)
  • System is unsustainable and must be reformed. (Aug 2012)
  • Look at means testing & higher retirement age. (May 2012)
Deb Fischer on Tax Reform
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  • Voted for the largest tax relief package in Nebraska history. (May 2012)
  • No increase in local property taxes. (May 2012)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes increasing tax rates. (Oct 2012)
Deb Fischer on Technology
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  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
Deb Fischer on War & Peace
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  • Draw a line on Iranian nukes; no mixed signals. (Sep 2012)
  • We must fight and win the war on terrorism. (May 2012)
  • Prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability. (Apr 2012)
  • Sponsored shutting down Iranian foreign reserves. (May 2013)
Deb Fischer on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Redirect welfare funding to faith-based organizations. (Nov 2004)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Exception for life of mother but not incest nor rape: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Support a culture of life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Look at the record: Opposes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Abortion only for rape & incest; no public funding: Opposes topic 1
Opposes public abortion funding: Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No affirmative action in public employment nor contracting: Strongly Opposes topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports a DOMA amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Endorse voluntary prayer in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Redirect welfare funding to faith-based organizations: Strongly Favors topic 4
Supports school prayer: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace ObamaCare with free market reforms & competition: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Replace ObamaCare with free market reforms & competition: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare; reform tort system: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare health overhaul: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal any federal health care takeover: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Look at means testing & higher retirement age: Opposes topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams: Strongly Favors topic 8
NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems: Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports death penalty by lethal injection: Strongly Favors topic 9
End parole for repeat violent offenders: Strongly Favors topic 9
Supports the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Advocate for gun owners and our 2nd Amendment rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Support stand-your-ground self-defense laws: Strongly Favors topic 10
Allow citizens to carry concealed guns: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting the Second Amendment: Favors topic 10
NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Make the Bush tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
More troops on our southern border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes illegal alien college benefits: Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty: Strongly Favors topic 14
Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Give our military the tools they need to keep America safe: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Against earmarks and would oppose them: Favors topic 16
No campaign contributions from industry tied to your office: Favors topic 16
Limit PAC & corporate campaign donations, but not individual: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
We must fight and win the war on terrorism: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Sponsored shutting down Iranian foreign reserves: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Renewable energy like ethanol, plus responsible oil drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Support alternative fuel AND coal, natural gas, and oil: Opposes topic 18
Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
Strengthen penalties and sentences for drug-related crimes: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Balanced budget amendment forces tough decisions on cuts: Opposes topic 20
Strongly support a federal balanced budget amendment: Opposes topic 20
Voted for the largest tax relief package in Nebraska history: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge: Opposes topic 20

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