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Ned Lamont on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Absolute support for women's right to reproductive freedom. (Apr 2006)
  • Opposes Alito nomination because Alito is so anti-choice. (Mar 2006)
Ned Lamont on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ned Lamont on Civil Rights
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  • Warrantless wiretapping is acting like they're above the law. (Jun 2006)
  • Limiting marriage blurs the line between church & state. (May 2006)
  • I am a strong supporter of affirmative action. (May 2006)
  • Hold Bush accountable for warrantless wiretaps. (May 2006)
  • On gay marriage: butt out and leave people alone. (Apr 2006)
  • Don't compromise Constitutional liberties in war on terror. (Apr 2006)
Ned Lamont on Corporations
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  • Brings real business experience that government needs. (Apr 2006)
  • Bankruptcy reform for corporations, not individuals. (Mar 2006)
Ned Lamont on Crime
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Ned Lamont on Drugs
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  • Reduce demand and discuss constructive alternatives. (Apr 2006)
  • Skeptical about jailing nonviolent drug offendors. (Apr 2006)
Ned Lamont on Education
Click here for 4 full quotes on Education OR background on Education.
  • Teaching creationism blurs the line between church & state. (May 2006)
  • Vouchers are not the answer; more support is. (May 2006)
  • Increase funding for a 21st century education system. (Apr 2006)
  • Vouchers distract from strong community public school system. (Mar 2006)
Ned Lamont on Energy & Oil
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  • Focus on incentives & conservation to reduce oil dependence. (Oct 2006)
  • Cheney Energy Bill lost chance for comprehensive energy plan. (Oct 2006)
  • Cheney energy bill keeps us dependent on foreign oil. (Jul 2006)
  • Overarching plan for clean energy and energy independence. (May 2006)
  • Bush energy bill loaded with tax giveaways to oil lobby. (Mar 2006)
Ned Lamont on Environment
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  • Vigilance in protecting Clean Water Act. (Oct 2006)
Ned Lamont on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ned Lamont on Foreign Policy
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  • Biggest threat to US is rogue nation with nukes. (Jul 2006)
  • Use carrot-and-stick diplomacy for Iranian nukes. (Apr 2006)
Ned Lamont on Free Trade
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  • Lieberman never saw a trade agreement he didn't like. (Jul 2006)
  • Negotiate strong labor & enviro into trade agreements. (Jul 2006)
  • Strictly enforce fair trade policies. (Apr 2006)
Ned Lamont on Government Reform
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  • Earmarks should be outlawed as lobbyist over-influence. (Jul 2006)
  • Supports cap on campaign spending and public financing. (Apr 2006)
  • Bridge-to-nowhere symptomatic of governing by lobbyists. (Apr 2006)
Ned Lamont on Gun Control
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ned Lamont on Health Care
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  • Health care is a fundamental right of every American. (Sep 2006)
  • Why hasn't Lieberman ever signed onto universal healthcare? (Jul 2006)
  • Business-required, federally-subsidized insurance pool. (May 2006)
  • Move towards making affordable, universal coverage a right. (Jan 2006)
Ned Lamont on Homeland Security
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  • North Korea: Negotiation is not appeasement. (Oct 2006)
  • Iran: Cannot negotiate while we're calling for regime change. (Oct 2006)
  • Gitmo, wiretaps, & Haditha have weakened our moral authority. (Jul 2006)
  • Don't compromise Constitution for war on terror. (May 2006)
  • Stand up to wiretap intrusions into our private lives. (Mar 2006)
Ned Lamont on Immigration
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  • Focus on employers hiring, not on building fences. (Jul 2006)
  • Give illegal immigrants a path to earned citizenship. (Jul 2006)
Ned Lamont on Jobs
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  • Invest in infrastructure to create local jobs. (Jul 2006)
  • Our high-skill jobs are being sent overseas. (Apr 2006)
Ned Lamont on Principles & Values
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  • Challenging Bush is checks-and-balances, not partisanship. (Oct 2006)
  • I say what I mean, and I mean what I say. (Jul 2006)
  • If Lieberman won't take on George Bush, I will. (Jul 2006)
  • My support is grassroots -- stand up and be clear. (Jul 2006)
  • Democrats should present constructive alternatives to Bush. (Jul 2006)
  • Lamont forces August primary at state convention. (May 2006)
  • Running to stand up for our progressive democratic values. (Apr 2006)
  • Progressive government can make a difference. (Apr 2006)
  • Served as Greenwich Selectman, and in local press. (Jan 2006)
Ned Lamont on Social Security
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  • Soc. Sec. is an insurance policy, not an investment plan. (Sep 2006)
  • No common ground with Bush on privatization. (Jul 2006)
  • Oppose diverting social security taxes into private accounts. (Jan 2006)
Ned Lamont on Tax Reform
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  • Estate tax essential to progressive taxation system. (Jun 2006)
  • Push back against the ill-advised tax cuts. (Jan 2006)
Ned Lamont on Technology
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  • Network neutrality necessary for uncensored Internet. (Jun 2006)
  • Focus on interconnecting transportation strategy. (Apr 2006)
Ned Lamont on War & Peace
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  • The stay-the-course strategy is a recipe for failure. (Oct 2006)
  • Lieberman is only person confused about my position on Iraq. (Jul 2006)
  • 6 months to withdraw from front lines; 12 months out of Iraq. (Jul 2006)
  • $250M per day in Iraq better spent on domestic issues. (Jun 2006)
  • Hold Bush & Lieberman accountable for mess in Iraq. (May 2006)
  • "Stay the course" is not a winning strategy in Iraq. (May 2006)
  • Iraq war has diverted our funds and our attention. (Apr 2006)
Ned Lamont on Welfare & Poverty
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Absolute support for women's right to reproductive freedom: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes Alito nomination because Alito is so anti-choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
I am a strong supporter of affirmative action: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Limiting marriage blurs the line between church & state: Favors topic 3
On gay marriage: butt out and leave people alone: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(7 points on Social scale)
Teaching creationism blurs the line between church & state: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
Health care is a fundamental right of every American: Strongly Favors topic 5
Why hasn't Lieberman ever signed onto universal healthcare?: Favors topic 5
Business-required, federally-subsidized insurance pool: Strongly Favors topic 5
Move towards making affordable, universal coverage a right: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Soc. Sec. is an insurance policy, not an investment plan: Strongly Opposes topic 6
No common ground with Bush on privatization: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Oppose diverting social security taxes into private accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Social scale)
Vouchers are not the answer; more support is: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Increase funding for a 21st century education system: Opposes topic 7
Vouchers distract from strong community public school system: Strongly Opposes topic 7
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)
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Estate tax essential to progressive taxation system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Push back against the ill-advised tax cuts: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(10 points on Economic scale)
Focus on employers hiring, not on building fences: Favors topic 12
Give illegal immigrants a path to earned citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Lieberman never saw a trade agreement he didn't like: Opposes topic 13
Negotiate strong labor & enviro into trade agreements: Opposes topic 13
Strictly enforce fair trade policies: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Our high-skill jobs are being sent overseas: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
Gitmo, wiretaps, & Haditha have weakened our moral authority: Strongly Favors topic 14
Warrantless wiretapping is acting like they're above the law: Strongly Favors topic 14
Hold Bush accountable for warrantless wiretaps: Favors topic 14
Don't compromise Constitution for war on terror: Strongly Favors topic 14
Stand up to wiretap intrusions into our private lives: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(10 points on Economic scale)
$250M per day in Iraq better spent on domestic issues: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports cap on campaign spending and public financing: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(0 points on Economic scale)
Lieberman is only person confused about my position on Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Hold Bush & Lieberman accountable for mess in Iraq: Favors topic 17
"Stay the course" is not a winning strategy in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Cheney energy bill keeps us dependent on foreign oil: Strongly Favors topic 18
Overarching plan for clean energy and energy independence: Strongly Favors topic 18
Bush energy bill loaded with tax giveaways to oil lobby: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
Reduce demand and discuss constructive alternatives: Opposes topic 19
Skeptical about jailing nonviolent drug offendors: Strongly Opposes topic 19
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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