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Steve Stockman on SenateMatch


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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes public abortion funding: Opposes topic 1
Opposes churches providing birth control: Opposes topic 1
Life and human rights begin at fertilization or cloning: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No family planning assistance that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative actions programs only ok without quotas: Opposes topic 2
NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports a DOMA amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports banning funding of offensive art: Favors topic 4
Rated 100% by the AU, indicating opposition to separation of church & state: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Challenge incumbent because he supported ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supported Sen. Ted Cruz's fight to stop ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Rated 0% by ARA, indicating a pro-privatization stance: Strongly Favors topic 6
Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers for public, private or religious schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
EPA regulations are too restrictive
(-5 points on Social scale)
Our timber, our money: more harvest means more school funds: Strongly Favors topic 8
Limit number of Endangered Species habitats: Strongly Favors topic 8
Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams: Strongly Favors topic 8
Build Keystone XL; it's now passed environmental concerns: No opin. on topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty: Favors topic 9
Megan's Law: public list of sexually violent offenders: Strongly Favors topic 9
YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder: Strongly Favors topic 9
YES on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
AdWatch: If babies had guns, they wouldn't be aborted: Strongly Favors topic 10
AR-15 giveaway: the perfect Mother's Day gift: Strongly Favors topic 10
Consider impeachment for Obama's unilateral gun controls: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting the Second Amendment: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Supports eliminating the inheritance tax: Opposes topic 11
Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes comprehensive immigration bill, and no negotiation: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Constitutional amendment: No citizenship for anchor babies: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports official English; opposes birthright citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Stop releasing low-risk illegal immigrants: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes NAFTA, GATT, WTO, and MFN: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No foreign aid to Russia, nor any country except for defense: Strongly Favors topic 14
Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty: Strongly Favors topic 14
Condemn China's organ harvesting from Falun Gong prisoners: Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
No US troops under UN command; more defense spending: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Preventing voter ID law just aids voter fraud: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Syria is Obama's folly: return the Nobel Peace Prize: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
EPA blocking Exxon coal exports costs Texans 13,000 jobs: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Let states lease energy rights on federal lands: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
Increase penalties for selling illegal drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Exempt industrial hemp from marijuana laws: Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans: Opposes topic 20
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20

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Senate races Nov. 2014:
AK: Begich(D) vs.Miller(R) vs.Treadwell(R) vs.Sullivan(R)
AL: Sessions(R,unopposed)
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)
DE: Coons(D) vs.Wade(R)
GA: Nunn(D) vs.Perdue(R) vs.Swafford(L) vs.Kingston(R) vs.Gingrey(R) vs.Handel(R) vs.Broun(R)
HI: Schatz(D) vs.Hanabusa(D) vs.Cavasso(R) vs.Pirkowski(R)
IA: Braley(D) vs.Ernst(R) vs.Butzier(L) vs.Whitaker(R) vs.Clovis(R)
ID: Risch(R) vs.Mitchell(D)
IL: Durbin(D) vs.Oberweis(R) vs.Hansen(L) vs.Truax(R)
KS: Roberts(R) vs.Orman(I) vs.Batson(L) vs.Wolf(R) vs.Taylor(D)
KY: McConnell(R) vs.Bevin(R) vs.Grimes(D)
LA: Landrieu(D) vs.Cassidy(R) vs.Maness(R)
MA: Markey(D) vs.Herr(R) vs.Skarin(I) vs.Gomez(R)
ME: Collins(R) vs.D`Amboise(R) vs.Bellows(D)
MI: Land(R) vs.Peters(D) vs.Wiedenhoeft(R)
MN: Franken(D) vs.McFadden(R) vs.Johnson(L) vs.Abeler(R)
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)
NE: Sasse(R) vs.Domina(D) vs.Haugh(L) vs.Osborn(R)
NH: Shaheen(D) vs.Brown(R) vs.Smith(R) vs.Rubens(R) vs.Testerman(R) vs.Martin(R)
NJ: Booker(D) vs.Bell(R) vs.Sabrin(R)
NM: Udall(D) vs.Weh(R) vs.Clements(R)
OK-2: Lankford(R) vs.Johnson(D) vs.Shannon(R)
OK-6: Inhofe(R) vs.Silverstein(D)
OR: Merkley(D) vs.Wehby(R) vs.Conger(R)
RI: Reed(D) vs.Zaccaria(R)
SC-2: Scott(R) vs.Dickerson(D) vs.Wade(D)
SC-6: Graham(R) vs.Hutto(D) vs.Ravenel(I) vs.Stamper(D) vs.Mace(R) vs.Bright(R)
SD: Rounds(R) vs.Weiland(D) vs.Pressler(I) vs.Howie(I)
TN: Alexander(R) vs.Ball(D) vs.Carr(R) vs.Adams(D)
TX: Cornyn(R) vs.Alameel(D) vs.Roland(L) vs.Sanchez(G) vs.Stockman(R)
VA: Warner(D) vs.Gillespie(R) vs.Sarvis(L)
WV: Capito(R) vs.Tennant(D) vs.Buckley(L) vs.Lawhorn(I) vs.Raese(R) vs.McGeehan(R)
WY: Enzi(R) vs.Cheney(R) vs.Hardy(D)
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