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Lamar Alexander topics and responses

    Renewable Energy

    PRO:

  • 06/21/2007: Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies

    CON:

  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence
  • 06/16/2005: Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%)
  • 06/10/2003: Voted NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010
  • 06/17/2008: Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation

    Making it Harder to Get a Gun

    PRO:

  • 03/02/2004: Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence

    CON:

  • 05/27/2002: Criminals--not guns--cause crimes
  • 05/25/1999: Strictly enforce gun laws instead of making new ones
  • 06/13/2002: Repeal assault weapon ban; enforce existing laws.
  • 04/30/1999: More gun laws won`t prevent another Littleton
  • 03/27/2007: Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC
  • 07/29/2005: Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers
  • 09/06/2007: Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains
  • 04/17/2013: Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record

    Abortion Rights

    PRO:

  • 04/11/2007: Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines
  • 06/04/2004: Expand embryonic stem cell research

    CON:

  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion
  • 01/22/2008: Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion
  • 05/27/2002: Ban partial birth abortion; 3-day waiting period
  • 03/14/2008: Voted YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP
  • 07/25/2006: Voted YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions
  • 10/18/2007: Voted YES on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record
  • 03/12/2003: Voted YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life
  • 03/25/2004: Voted YES on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime
  • 03/17/2005: Voted NO on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives
  • 03/05/2009: Voted YES on restricting UN funding for population control policies
  • 07/02/1996: Abortion is wrong - let states restrict it.
  • 06/14/1999: Supreme Court should interpret Constitution literally

    Repealing ObamaCare

    PRO:

  • 02/02/2006: Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D
  • 05/25/2011: Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 05/25/1999: Patient`s bill of rights with four principles; but not suing
  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium
  • 02/14/2008: Voted YES on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare
  • 04/18/2007: Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D
  • 05/25/1999: For uninsured: church-based Health Care Networks
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record
  • 11/03/2005: Voted NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics
  • 06/11/2009: Voted NO on regulating tobacco as a drug
  • 03/17/2005: Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug
  • 10/29/2009: Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention

    CON:

  • 06/26/2003: Voted YES on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit
  • 05/25/1999: Medicare provides a menu of plans, some with add-on costs
  • 01/29/2009: Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 07/15/2008: Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare
  • 05/08/2006: Voted YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000
  • 11/01/2007: Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility

    Addressing and Fighting Income Inequality

    PRO:

  • 06/21/2004: 1985: Raised state taxes to improve education

    CON:

  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset
  • 05/25/1999: America needs a "family-friendly" tax code
  • 08/03/2006: Voted YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts
  • 11/18/2005: Voted YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends
  • 05/25/1999: Restore flatter 28% and 15% tax rates
  • 08/12/2010: Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation
  • 02/13/2008: Voted YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M
  • 08/12/1995: Flatter, fairer, simpler federal income tax
  • 01/01/2012: Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge
  • 03/23/2007: Voted YES on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax
  • 05/25/1999: End marriage penalty; raise child deductions; cut rates
  • 03/11/2009: Keep reduction of capital gains tax
  • 03/21/2007: Voted YES on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million
  • 06/08/2006: Voted YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`
  • 02/02/2006: Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends
  • 02/02/2006: Voted NO on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut
  • 05/23/2003: Voted YES on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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