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Larry LaRocco on SenateMatch


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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Protect the reproductive rights of women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Stricter sentencing for hate crimes: Favors topic 2
Neutral on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+5 points on Social scale)
NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Don’t cut Medicare rates; ensure affordable health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Everyone should have affordable & portable health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
Health insurance equal to that given Members of Congress: Favors topic 5
Control the cost of malpractice insurance for physicians: Opposes topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Increase service scholarships for teachers: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
EPA regulations are too restrictive
(+5 points on Social scale)
Expand marketable water rights transfers: Opposes topic 8
Solar is an economical & green energy source: Opposes topic 8
Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
More prison cells; more truth in sentencing: Strongly Favors topic 9
NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support tradition of hunting on wildlife refuges: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible: Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
For “Secure America through Verification & Enforcement” Act: Opposes topic 12
Tough & realistic approach: comprehensive but no deportation: Favors topic 12
Current policy has led to broken borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposed NAFTA because it’s bad for Idaho workers: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Promote fair trade restricting Canadian wheat: Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Congress has not been accountable; checks & balances failing: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
Protect our strategic interests with a withdrawal timetable: Strongly Favors topic 17
Chart a new bipartisan direction for the war in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Withdrawal timetable against delusional policy of escalation: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Create 14,000 new jobs by embracing new types of energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Fund R&D for alternative energy technology: Favors topic 18
Geothermal energy provides low-cost heat in buildings: Favors topic 18
Nuclear power plays a key role in energy independence: Opposes topic 18
Diversifying our energy portfolio strengthens the economy: Favors topic 18
Reduce the threat of global warming: Strongly Favors topic 18
We owe it to our children to curb greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Bail out main streets as quickly as Wall Street: Strongly Favors topic 20

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AR: Pryor(D) vs.Cotton(R) vs.Swaney(G) vs.LaFrance(L)
CO: Udall(D) vs.Gardner(R) vs.Baumgardner(R) vs.Buck(R) vs.Hill(R) vs.Stephens(R)
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MS: Cochran(R) vs.Childers(D) vs.McDaniel(R)
MT: Walsh(D) vs.Daines(R) vs.Curtis(D) vs.Rankin(I) vs.Edmunds(R) vs.Bohlinger(D)
NC: Hagan(D) vs.Tillis(R) vs.Haugh(L)
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WY: Enzi(R) vs.Cheney(R) vs.Hardy(D)
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