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AL: Doug Jones(D) vs.Arnold Mooney(R) vs.Bradley Byrne(R) vs.Jeff Sessions(R) vs.John Merrill(R) vs.John Rogers(D) vs.Roy Moore(R) vs.Tommy Tuberville(R)
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AR: Tom Cotton(R) vs.Josh Mahony(D) vs.Dan Whitfield(I) vs.Ricky Dale Harrington(L)
CO: Cory Gardner(R) vs.Alice Madden(D) vs.Andrew Romanoff(D) vs.Angela Williams(D) vs.Dan Baer(D) vs.Ellen Burnes(D) vs.John Hickenlooper(D) vs.John Walsh(D) vs.Mike Johnston(D)
DE: Chris Coons(D) vs.Jessica Scarane(D)
GA-2: Kelly Loeffler(R) vs.Doug Collins(R) vs.Jason Carter(D) vs.Matt Lieberman(D) vs.Michelle Nunn(D) vs.Tom Price(R)
GA-6: David Perdue(R) vs.Jon Ossoff(D) vs.Ted Terry(D) vs.Teresa Tomlinson(D)
ID: Jim Risch(R) vs.Nancy Harris(D) vs.Paulette Jordan(D)
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WY: Michael Enzi(R, retiring) vs.Cynthia Lummis(R) vs.Yana Ludwig(D)

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MS-2: Hyde-Smith(R) vs.Espy(D) vs.Reeves(R) vs.McDaniel(R)
MS-6: Wicker(R) vs.Bohren(D) vs.Baria(D)
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2014 State of the Union address to Congress

What Will It Take to Make A Woman President?, by Marianne Schnall

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Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Abortion
Click here for 16 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:Parental notification for abortions by minors. (Jul 2018)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment. (Feb 2009)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment. (Jul 2018)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Civil Rights
Click here for 9 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • More women running for office is great motivator for others. (Nov 2013)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Rated 19% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Oct 2013)
  • Religious objections to GLBT services same as 1960s racism. (May 2016)
  • CC:Sexual preference is not a protected right. (Jul 2018)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Crime
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  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 69% by the NAPO, indicating a moderate stance on police issues. (Dec 2014)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Drugs
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  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Develop counterdrug strategy for federal open lands. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 25% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated F by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Nov 2016)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Education
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
  • A-PLUS lets states escape No Child Left Behind. (Jul 2015)
  • Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools. (Oct 2015)
  • CC:Vouchers for private schools. (Jul 2018)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Energy & Oil
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  • FactCheck: Natural gas lowered CO2 only temporarily. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Establish a solar energy program on federal lands. (Apr 2008)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
  • Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico. (Jul 2016)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Environment
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  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2014)
  • Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment. (Jan 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES to require GMO labeling. (Jun 2016)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Families & Children
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  • Genius of America is in your homes, not in the Capitol. (Jan 2014)
  • Focus on things that Downs' kids CAN do. (Jan 2014)
  • Genius of America is in your homes, not in the Capitol. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Sponsored recognition of National Foster Care Month. (May 2017)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
  • Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific. (Aug 2011)
  • Rated -3 by AAI, indicating a anti-Arab anti-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
  • CC:Keep alliance with Israel. (Jul 2018)
  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Free Trade
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  • FactCheck: US #1 for FDI, but #14 or #22 on other measures. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Rated 75% by the USAE, indicating support for trade engagement. (Dec 2012)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Government Reform
Click here for 11 full quotes on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • Grow the middle class, not the government. (Jan 2014)
  • Support Class Action Lawsuit Reform. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • CC:Campaign donations are free speech. (Jul 2018)
  • No holiday on election day; no same-day registration. (Mar 2019)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Gun Control
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  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Jul 2011)
  • Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale. (Jan 2019)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Health Care
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  • Don't go back to way things were,but ObamaCare isn't working. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Aug 2012)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Religious exemption from ObamaCare individual mandate. (Jul 2018)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
  • Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Provide for treatment of autism under TRICARE. (Jun 2009)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Homeland Security
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  • FactCheck: Iran's nuke program is set back, but not "halted". (Jan 2014)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Immigration
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  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Rated 92% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Voted YES to ban DREAMer immigrants from military service. (Jun 2016)
  • Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps. (Sep 2019)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Jobs
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  • FactCheck: Workforce participation decline due to Baby Boom. (Jan 2014)
  • FactCheck: Net gain of 3.2M jobs under Obama presidency. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Principles & Values
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  • Obama promises sound good but won't solve nation's problems. (Jan 2014)
  • Obama promises sound good but won't solve nation's problems. (Jan 2014)
  • Rated B by the Club for Growth, pro-growth but not targeted. (Sep 2004)
  • Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization. (Dec 2007)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
  • Member of the Republican Study Committee. (Jan 2016)
  • Member of moderate GOP caucus, the Tuesday Group. (Dec 2015)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Social Security
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  • Never vote to cut Social Security benefits. (Nov 2004)
  • Rated 12% by ARA, indicating a mixed record on senior issues. (Jan 2013)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Tax Reform
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  • Voted NO on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes. (Dec 2007)
  • Repeal the Death Tax. (Jan 2009)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax. (Jul 2010)
  • Permanently repeal the estate tax. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Death Tax is a pernicious double tax. (Apr 2015)
  • CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:Elimination the Death Tax. (Jul 2018)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Dedicated funds for harbor maintenance. (Jan 2011)
  • CC:Secure the grid against terrorism. (Jul 2018)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on War & Peace
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  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (Jul 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Focus on opportunity gap instead of income-inequality gap. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)


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Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Ban abortion with exceptions for rape, incest, or threat: Opposes topic 1
Focus on things that Downs' kids CAN do: Opposes topic 1
Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion: Opposes topic 1
Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans: Opposes topic 1
Prohibit federal funding for abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund: Opposes topic 1
Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No family planning assistance that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
CC:De-fund Planned Parenthood: Opposes topic 1
CC:Parental notification for abortions by minors: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment: Opposes topic 1
Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines: Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Rated 19% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance: Strongly Opposes topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Rated Religious objections to GLBT services same as 1960s racism: Strongly Favors topic 3
CC:Sexual preference is not a protected right: Strongly Opposes topic 3
NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation: Strongly Opposes topic 3
NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes: Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal any federal health care takeover: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business: Opposes topic 5
Religious exemption from ObamaCare individual mandate: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey: Opposes topic 5
Provide for treatment of autism under TRICARE: Favors topic 5
NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health: Opposes topic 5
YES on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids: Strongly Favors topic 5
YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts: Opposes topic 5
NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D: Opposes topic 5
YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility: Favors topic 5
YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare: Favors topic 5
NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program: Opposes topic 5
YES on regulating tobacco as a drug: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Never vote to cut Social Security benefits: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Rated 12% by ARA, indicating a mixed record on senior issues: Neutral on topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
A-PLUS lets states escape No Child Left Behind: Favors topic 7
Vouchers break link of low-income and low-quality schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
CC:Vouchers for private schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
YES on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program: Strongly Favors topic 7
NO on $40B for green public schools: Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-3 points on Social scale)
Restrict funding for EPA's water quality standards: Strongly Favors topic 8
Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes: Strongly Favors topic 8
Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements: Opposes topic 8
No EPA permits required for forest road runoff: Strongly Favors topic 8
Voted YES to require GMO labeling: Opposes topic 8
Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting: Strongly Opposes topic 8
NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros: Favors topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Rated 69% by the NAPO, indicating a moderate stance on police issues: Neutral on topic 9
YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports bump stock ban & some background checks: Opposes topic 10
National cross-state standard for concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message: Favors topic 10
Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases: Strongly Favors topic 10
Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad: Favors topic 10
Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated Voted NO on background check for every firearm sale: Favors topic 10
Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Tax cuts make companies invest in America again: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal the Death Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Adopt a single-rate tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Permanently repeal the estate tax: Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Death Tax is a pernicious double tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
CC:Make federal income tax cuts permanent: Strongly Opposes topic 11
CC:Elimination the Death Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
NO on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
NO on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income: Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supported path to citizenship for DACA recipients: Favors topic 12
Rated 92% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Voted YES to ban DREAMer immigrants from military service: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Increase both high-skill and family-based visa caps: Favors topic 12
Declare English as the official language of the US: Opposes topic 12
YES on building a fence along the Mexican border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Opposes tariffs: Favors topic 13
Rated 75% by the USAE, indicating support for trade engagement: Strongly Favors topic 13
NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization: Favors topic 13
NO on promoting free trade with Peru: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Withhold UN funding until voluntary and program-specific: Strongly Favors topic 14
NO on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations: Favors topic 14
NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad: Strongly Favors topic 14
YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad: Strongly Favors topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Partially privatize Veterans Affairs: Opposes topic 15
CC:Secure the grid against terrorism: Favors topic 15
YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-3 points on Social scale)
Stricter voter restrictions, including photo IDs: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Rated No holiday on election day; no same-day registration: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes: Opposes topic 17
Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment: Strongly Opposes topic 17
CC:Keep alliance with Israel: Opposes topic 17
Rated President ok to use military force against Iran: Opposes topic 17
Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program: Opposes topic 17
NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan: Strongly Opposes topic 17
YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval: Favors topic 17
NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
A number of variables drive the Earth's cooling & warming: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence: Opposes topic 18
Establish a solar energy program on federal lands: Strongly Favors topic 18
Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low: Opposes topic 18
No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Rated Drill for oil & gas in offshore OCS & Eastern Gulf of Mexico: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025: Strongly Favors topic 18
NO on tax incentives for renewable energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases: Opposes topic 18
YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on investing in homegrown biofuel: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets: Opposes topic 18
NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution: Opposes topic 18
NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marijuana contributes to drug addiction & abuse: Strongly Favors topic 19
Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance: Strongly Favors topic 19
Develop counterdrug strategy for federal open lands: Favors topic 19
Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators: Strongly Favors topic 19
Rated 25% by NORML, indicating an anti-legalization stance: Strongly Favors topic 19
Rated F by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance: Strongly Favors topic 19
YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs: Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Cut spending; balance budget; stop burdensome regulations: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate: Strongly Opposes topic 20
CC:Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment: Opposes topic 20
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20
NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy: Strongly Opposes topic 20
YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending: Strongly Favors topic 20

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