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Jim Rubens on SenateMatch



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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Oppose partial birth abortion; support parental notification: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Legal availability but no state funding: Favors topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Prosecute discrimination but end affirmative action: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace ObamaCare with ideas that harness market forces: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare and replace it with consumer choice: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Unconstitutional for federal government to control K-12: Strongly Favors topic 7
Support charter schools & school choice: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(+5 points on Social scale)
Reduce & make more flexible state environmental regulations: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Truth in sentencing: full sentence with no chance of parole: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Individual right to bear arms is inviolably guaranteed: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Reduce corporate tax rates & repatriate overseas profits: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Don't raise taxes, but means-test retirement benefits: Opposes topic 11
Pro-growth tax swap: simplify & reform anti-jobs tax code: Opposes topic 11
Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
No amnesty; no birthright citizenship; no sanctuary cities: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Enforce that all employers use E-Verify system: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No comprehensive immigration reform: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Expand free trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Halt immigration of Syrian refugees; reduce all immigration: Strongly Favors topic 14
Maintain US sovereignty from UN: Strongly Favors topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Eliminate unneeded defense spending; shrink military budget: Strongly Opposes topic 15
War for national security only; world's strongest military: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Voluntary small dollar vouchers to fund federal elections: Strongly Favors topic 16
Public elections financing with restricted campaign spending: Strongly Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Iran must not be allowed to obtain nuclear weapons: Opposes topic 17
No global policing war in Syria: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports revenue neutral carbon tax: Strongly Favors topic 18
Revenue-neutral carbon tax offset by other tax cuts: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
War on drugs is a flagrant $1 trillion policy failure: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Legalize marijuana; drug-assisted treatment for opioids: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Study marijuana harmfulness; then let states regulate it: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Congress is addicted to spending to pay for pork: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Don't put staggering burden of debt on our grandchildren: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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Retiring in 2016 election:

Retired as of Jan. 2015:
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AK: Murkowski(R) vs.Metcalfe(D) vs.Stevens(L) vs.Lamb(R)
AL: Shelby(R) vs.Crumpton(D) vs.Bowman(R)
AR: Boozman(R) vs.Eldridge(D) vs.Gilbert(L) vs.Beebe(D)
AZ: McCain(R) vs.Ward(R) vs.Kirkpatrick(D) vs.Mealer(I)
CA: Sanchez(D) vs.Harris(D) vs.Chavez(R) vs.Del Beccaro(R) vs.Sundheim(R) vs.Brannon(R)
CO: Bennet(D) vs.Glenn(R) vs.Neville(R) vs.Frazier(R) vs.Keyser(R) vs.Littleton(R)
CT: Blumenthal(D) vs.Carter(R) vs.Orchulli(R) vs.Kudlow(R) vs.Wolf(R) vs.Foley(R)
FL: Rubio(R) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Grayson(D) vs.Keith(D) vs.DeSantis(R) vs.Cantera(R)
GA: Isakson(R) vs.Barksdale(D) vs.Buckley(L) vs.Barrow(D) vs.Grayson(R)
HI: Schatz(D) vs.Carroll(R) vs.Pirkowski(R) vs.Cavasso(R)
IA: Grassley(R) vs.Judge(D) vs.Fiegen(D) vs.Hogg(D) vs.Krause(D)
ID: Crapo(R) vs.Sturgill(D) vs.Pro-Life(C) vs.LaRocco(D)
IL: Kirk(R) vs.Duckworth(D) vs.Harris(D) vs.Zopp(D)
IN: Bayh(D) vs.Young(R) vs.Stutzman(R) vs.Hill(D) vs.Holcomb(R) vs.Bosma(R)
KS: Moran(R) vs.Wiesner(D) vs.Orman(I)
KY: Paul(R) vs.Gray(D) vs.Conway(D)
LA: Fleming(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Campbell(D) vs.Boustany(R) vs.Maness(R) vs.Cao(R)
MD: Van Hollen(D) vs.Szeliga(R) vs.Flowers(G) vs.Douglas(R) vs.Steele(R)
MO: Blunt(R) vs.Kander(D)
NC: Burr(R) vs.Ross(D) vs.Brannon(R) vs.Haugh(L) vs.Rey(D) vs.Wright(R)
ND: Hoeven(R) vs.Glassheim(D) vs.Marquette(L)
NH: Ayotte(R) vs.Hassan(D) vs.Rubens(R)
NV: Cortez-Masto(D) vs.Heck(R) vs.Angle(R)
NY: Schumer(D) vs.Long(R)
OH: Portman(R) vs.Strickland(D) vs.Sittenfeld(D)
OK: Lankford(R) vs.Workman(D) vs.Johnson(D)
OR: Wyden(D) vs.Callahan(R) vs.Stine(D)
PA: Toomey(R) vs.McGinty(D) vs.Stern(R) vs.Sestak(D) vs.Fetterman(D)
SC: Scott(R) vs.Dixon(D)
SD: Thune(R) vs.Williams(D)
UT: Lee(R) vs.Snow(D) vs.Swinton(D)
VT: Leahy(D) vs.Milne(R)
WA: Murray(D) vs.Vance(R)
WI: Johnson(R) vs.Feingold(D) vs.Lorge(R)
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