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Scott Kleeb on SenateMatch


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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Personally opposes abortion, but keep Roe v. Wade: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fight discrimination in the workplace: Strongly Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Second Amendment is part of our rural way of life: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Give all taxpayers access to federal coverage like Congress: Strongly Favors topic 5
Support healthy childbearing & treat post-partum depression: Favors topic 5
Parity for mental health; coverage for dental health: Favors topic 5
High-quality and affordable coverage for all Americans: Strongly Favors topic 5
Healthcare plan similar to what all Members of Congress have: Favors topic 5
Supports universal health-care system: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Privatization only serves Wall Street, not Main Street: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strengthen, not privatize, Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Don't divert payroll taxes to private accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Accountability should enhance and support, not to punish: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Recruit high quality math and science teachers: Opposes topic 7
Reform No Child Left Behind: Opposes topic 7
Don't punish struggling schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Time to stop questioning sound science on climate change: Strongly Favors topic 18
Always a supporter of ethanol; along with solar & wind: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports Warner-Lieberman Climate Security Act: Favors topic 18
Release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve: Opposes topic 18
Renewables ok, but oil exploration must continue: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Nebraska farmers should grow crops for cellulosic ethanol: Favors topic 18
Develop a new energy economy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Renewable energy create new industries and jobs: Favors topic 18
Grant program for early adopters of energy efficiency codes: Favors topic 18
Implement a market-based cap-and-trade system: Strongly Favors topic 18
Develop alternative fuels and green-collar industries: Strongly Favors topic 18
Moral test of our lifetime is combating climate change: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+2 points on Social scale)
Treat kids' substance abuse as a mental health issue: Opposes topic 19
Focus attention on the growing meth problem: Favors topic 19
Adequate treatment options first, to deal with meth: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Close corporate tax loopholes; keep R&D tax credits: Favors topic 11
Keep middle-class out of AMT, estate tax, and capital gains: Opposes topic 11
Tax relief for middle class families: Strongly Favors topic 11
Simplify the tax code: Opposes topic 11
Balance tax cuts with need to bring deficit under control: Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Build border fence; increase border patrol: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No amnesty for lawbreakers: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Both employers and illegal immigrants should be punished: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Not feasible to deport 12 million illegal immigrants: Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Promote fair trade, not free trade: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Make free trade agreements part of U.S. diplomacy: Strongly Favors topic 13
Trade should spread standards, not just enrich us: Opposes topic 13
Expand markets abroad for specialty agricultural products: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
We have forgotten how to use diplomacy: Opposes topic 15
Refocus war on terror on Afghan-Pakistan border: Favors topic 15
Strength comes not just from military; build partnerships: Opposes topic 15
Give our troops needed armor, equipment, and health care: Favors topic 15
Strengthen diplomatic corps, but also add 92,000 soldiers: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Earmarks have been abused: Favors topic 16
Shine light on lobbyists' ties to candidates via Internet: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+2 points on Social scale)
Draw down US troops, but no timetables: Opposes topic 17
Make it clear there will be no US permanent bases in Iraq: Favors topic 17
Pursue a new accord on Iraq's Constitution and governance: Favors topic 17
Address the humanitarian crisis of 2,000,000 Iraqi refugees: Favors topic 17
Deal strongly and effectively with Iran: Strongly Opposes topic 17
More diplomacy; start drawdown of troops now: Strongly Favors topic 17
Iraq was a mistake, but don't destabilize further by leaving: Opposes topic 17

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2008 Senate retirements:

Wayne Allard(R,CO)
Larry Craig(R,ID)
Pete Domenici(R,NM)
Chuck Hagel(R,NE)
Trent Lott(R,MS)
Craig Thomas(R,WY)
John Warner(R,VA)

Incoming Obama Administration:

Pres.Barack Obama
V.P.Joe Biden
State:Hillary Clinton
HHS:Tom Daschle
Staff:Rahm Emanuel
DHS:Janet Napolitano
DOC:Bill Richardson
DoD:Robert Gates
A.G.:Eric Holder
Treas.:Tim Geithner
Winners of 2008 Senate Races:
( * if new to the Senate)
AK:*Begich over Stevens
DE:Biden and Kaufman
GA:Chambliss v.Martin (Dec. 2 runoff)
MN:Coleman v.Franken (recounting as of Dec.1)
NC:*Hagan over Dole
NH:*Shaheen over Sununu
OR:*Merkley over Smith
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Civil Rights
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Social Security
Tax Reform

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Page last updated: Dec 02, 2008