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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Troubled by misleading allegations about Planned Parenthood: Favors topic 1
Late-term decisions are most painful; leave government out: Strongly Favors topic 1
Defunding Planned Parenthood hurts women cancer screening: Strongly Favors topic 1
Government shouldn't be involved with late-term decisions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Appoint Supreme Court judges who will uphold Roe v Wade: Strongly Favors topic 1
It's big government to intervene on woman's right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
Lift ban on stem cell research to cure devastating diseases: Favors topic 1
Respect Roe v. Wade, but make adoptions easier too: Favors topic 1
Alternatives to pro-choice like forced pregnancy in Romania: Strongly Favors topic 1
Must safeguard constitutional rights, including choice: Favors topic 1
Remain vigilant on a woman’s right to chose: Favors topic 1
Keep abortion safe, legal and rare: Favors topic 1
Being pro-choice is not being pro-abortion: Favors topic 1
Supports parental notice & family planning: Opposes topic 1
No abortion for sex selection in China: Opposes topic 1
Voted liberal line on partial birth & harm to fetus: Favors topic 1
Endorsed Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women: Favors topic 1
Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record: Strongly Favors topic 1
Expand embryonic stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Sponsored bill providing contraceptives for low-income women: Favors topic 1
Sponsored bill for emergency contraception for rape victims: Favors topic 1
Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance: Strongly Favors topic 1
Provide emergency contraception at military facilities: Favors topic 1
Supports public funding for abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes parental notification for abortions by minors: Favors topic 1
Opposes judges who strictly interpret Constitution: Opposes topic 1
Ensure access to and funding for contraception: Favors topic 1
Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception: Favors topic 1
NO on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion: Strongly Favors topic 1
NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP: Favors topic 1
NO on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life: Strongly Favors topic 1
NO on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime: Favors topic 1
YES on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives: Favors topic 1
NO on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions: Favors topic 1
YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ask ourselves hard questions about implicit bias by race: Strongly Favors topic 2
After 200 presidential debates, female majority on stage: Favors topic 2
Some world leaders are still misogynistic: Favors topic 2
Human rights are women’s rights: Neutral on topic 2
Women’s rights are human rights: Favors topic 2
Will fight for minorities, immigrants, & women's rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
Unleash the full potential of women and girls: Strongly Favors topic 2
We need a New Deal for Communities of Color: Strongly Favors topic 2
OpEd: "18 million cracks" meant "lingering sexism": Strongly Favors topic 2
Equal pay is not yet equal: Strongly Favors topic 2
We’ve come a long way on race, but we have a long way to go: Strongly Favors topic 2
1988: Instituted gender diversity Report Card within ABA: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Argued with Bill Clinton about diluting affirmative action: Strongly Favors topic 2
Apologize for slavery, but concentrate on civil rights now: Favors topic 2
Egypt's Muslim government should recognize Coptic Christians: Favors topic 2
Race still determines too much, especially in justice system: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Birtherism is a racist lie against our first black president: Strongly Favors topic 2
Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all: Neutral on topic 2
Sponsored bill maintaining role of women in armed forces: Favors topic 2
Rated 96% by the NAACP, indicating a pro-affirmative-action stance: Strongly Favors topic 2
Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery: Strongly Favors topic 2
Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 2
Reinforce anti-discrimination and equal-pay requirements: Favors topic 2
Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue: Favors topic 2
Sponsored bill enforcing against gender pay discrimination: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Increase America’s commitment against Global AIDS: Favors topic 3
Don't fly Confederate flag; it's a symbol of racism: Strongly Favors topic 3
Include gender identity in anti-discrimination laws: Strongly Favors topic 3
LGBT people now married on Saturday & fired on Monday: Strongly Favors topic 3
Pledged to sign Employment Non-Discrimination Act: Strongly Favors topic 3
I re-evaluated & changed my mind on gay marriage: Favors topic 3
DOMA discrimination holds us back from a more perfect union: Strongly Favors topic 3
I support gay marriage personally and as law: Strongly Favors topic 3
Let states decide gay marriage; they’re ahead of feds: Favors topic 3
2004:defended traditional marriage; 2006:voted for same-sex: Strongly Favors topic 3
Federal Marriage Amendment would be terrible step backwards: Favors topic 3
Gays deserve domestic partnership benefits: Strongly Favors topic 3
Military service based on conduct, not sexual orientation: Favors topic 3
Underinvestment in water infrastructure impacts minorities: Strongly Favors topic 3
They say "religious freedom" but mean "gay discrimination": Strongly Favors topic 3
More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes: Strongly Favors topic 3
Rated 89% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance: Strongly Favors topic 3
Provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees: Strongly Favors topic 3
YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes: Strongly Favors topic 3
NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Unconstitutional to post Ten Commandments in schools: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Teach Bible as history & literature; not science or religion: Opposes topic 4
All countries should recognize non-state-run religions: Favors topic 4
Founded Mother Teresa Home for Infant Children in DC: Favors topic 4
Partner with faith based community in empowerment zones: Strongly Favors topic 4
Community involvement helps, but only in short term: Favors topic 4
Link payments to good parenting behavior: Opposes topic 4
Allow student prayer, but no religious instruction: Opposes topic 4
Character education: teach empathy & self-discipline: Favors topic 4
Change what kids see in the media: Favors topic 4
Tap into churches to avoid more Louima & Diallo cases: Favors topic 4
Co-sponsored bill to criminalize flag-burning: Favors topic 4
Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 4
NO on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Early diagnosis and intervention for mental illness: Favors topic 5
Outcry if AIDS were leading disease of young whites: Favors topic 5
Lower costs and improve quality and cover everybody: Strongly Favors topic 5
Supply more medical needs of families, & insure all children: Strongly Favors topic 5
Medicare should be strengthened today: Favors topic 5
Smaller steps to progress on health care: Favors topic 5
Guaranteed benefits & focus on prevention: Neutral on topic 5
2006: If I can't do universal coverage, why run?: Strongly Favors topic 5
Universal health care will not work if it is voluntary: Strongly Favors topic 5
Universal health care coverage by the end of my second term: Strongly Favors topic 5
We need a uniquely American solution to health care: Favors topic 5
ObamaCare benefits the insured as well as the uninsured: Strongly Favors topic 5
I'll fix ObamaCare; they'll repeal it: Strongly Favors topic 5
We worked since Harry Truman to pass healthcare; defend it: Strongly Favors topic 5
The Affordable Care Act has had successes: Strongly Favors topic 5
States that didn't extend Medicaid drive up costs still: Favors topic 5
Health care initiatives are her first priority in Senate: Strongly Favors topic 5
Establish "report cards" on HMO quality of care: Favors topic 5
Invest funds to alleviate the nursing shortage: Favors topic 5
Let states make bulk Rx purchases, and other innovations: Favors topic 5
Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing mandated health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
Preserve access to Medicaid & SCHIP during economic downturn: Strongly Favors topic 5
NO on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium: Favors topic 5
NO on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit: Favors topic 5
NO on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit: Opposes topic 5
YES on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics: Favors topic 5
YES on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug: Strongly Favors topic 5
YES on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D: Favors topic 5
NO on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000: Opposes topic 5
YES on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D: Favors topic 5
YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Replenish the Trust Fund by raising the cap: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Expand Social Security for most vulnerable first: Opposes topic 6
Enhance benefits for poorest recipients: Opposes topic 6
1997: Hillary warned against privatizing Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Soc.Sec. one of greatest inventions in American democracy: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Social Security protects families, not just retirees: Strongly Opposes topic 6
All should join the debate now to preserve future solvency: Opposes topic 6
Create Retirement Savings Accounts: Favors topic 6
Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 6
NO on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Common Core is most important non-family enterprise in US: Opposes topic 7
OpEd: Common Core recycled from Clintons in 1980s and 1990s: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Fully fund special education & 21st century classrooms: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Supports public school system: charters but not vouchers: Favors topic 7
Vouchers aren't constitutional; charter schools are ok: Opposes topic 7
Supports public school choice; but not private nor parochial: Opposes topic 7
Vouchers drain money from public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Fight with Gore for public schools; no voucher “gimmicks”: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Charter schools provide choice within public system: Opposes topic 7
Vouchers siphon off much-needed resources: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Parents can choose, but support public schools: Opposes topic 7
Supports public school choice and charter schools: Favors topic 7
Voted against vouchers; but public school choice ok: Opposes topic 7
Solemn vow never to abandon our public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice: Opposes topic 7
Rated 82% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes vouchers to let parents choose public or private school: Strongly Opposes topic 7
YES on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors: Opposes topic 7
YES on funding student testing instead of private tutors: Opposes topic 7
YES on $5B for grants to local educational agencies: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Conserving biodiversity is essential to our quality of life: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Establish an American Parks Trust Fund: Strongly Opposes topic 8
$5B for green-collar jobs in economic stimulus package: Opposes topic 8
Voted against and consistently opposed to Yucca Mountain: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Scored 100% on Humane Society Scorecard on animal protection: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles: Opposes topic 8
Rated 89% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes: Strongly Opposes topic 8
EPA must do better on mercury clean-up: Opposes topic 8
Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act: Opposes topic 8
Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
End profit motivation to filling prison cells: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Crime bill was about outrage, but parts were mistakes: Opposes topic 9
Death penalty appropriate for Oklahoma City bombing: Strongly Favors topic 9
Longtime advocate of death penalty, with restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 9
Address the unacceptable increase in incarceration: Opposes topic 9
Mandatory sentences have been too widely used: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Give kids after-school activities to prevent gangs: Opposes topic 9
Spend more time with kids to prevent violence: Opposes topic 9
Supports citizen patrols & 3-Strikes-You’re-Out: Favors topic 9
Supports “Three Strikes” and more prison: Strongly Favors topic 9
End hate crimes and other intolerance: Favors topic 9
Stop-and-frisk is ineffective as well as unconstitutional: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Address systemic racism in our criminal justice system: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Rebuild trust between communities and police: Opposes topic 9
Get body cameras on police; tackle mass incarceration: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Require DNA testing for all federal executions: Opposes topic 9
Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program: Opposes topic 9
Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance: Strongly Opposes topic 9
YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
I believe in 2nd amendment but 33,000 people died from guns: Opposes topic 10
Respect 2nd amendment but close loopholes: Opposes topic 10
Gun epidemic is leading cause of death of young black men: Opposes topic 10
2008: Fondly recalled being taught to shoot by grandfather: Favors topic 10
Reverse gun manufacturer immunity; let them get sued: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Sensible restraints on manufacturer liability & online sales: Opposes topic 10
Gun control advocates see Clinton as an ally: Opposes topic 10
Against illegal guns, crack down on illegal gun dealers: Opposes topic 10
Get assault weapons & guns off the street: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Background check system could prevent Virginia Tech massacre: Opposes topic 10
Limit access to weapons; look for early warning signs: Opposes topic 10
License and register all handgun sales: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Gun control protects our children: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Lock up guns; store ammo separately: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Get weapons off the streets; zero tolerance for weapons: Opposes topic 10
Don't shield gun manufacturers from lawsuits:I vote that way: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Congress’ failure at Littleton response inspired Senate run: Opposes topic 10
Don’t water down sensible gun control legislation: Strongly Opposes topic 10
If you are on no-fly list, you shouldn't have a gun: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology: Opposes topic 10
Supports restrictions on right to bear arms: Opposes topic 10
NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence: Strongly Opposes topic 10
NO on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
I will not add taxes on anyone earning under $250,000: Favors topic 11
I voted to close corporate tax loopholes that Trump used: Strongly Favors topic 11
I have always been in favor of banning carried interest: Strongly Favors topic 11
No trumped-up trickle-down: reward work, not transactions: Strongly Favors topic 11
Make wealthy pay their fair share; close corporate loopholes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Trickle-down hasn't worked; no slashing taxes on wealthy: Strongly Favors topic 11
Millionaires should pay 30% tax rate instead of 0%-10%: Strongly Favors topic 11
Wealthy pay too little and middle class pay too much: Strongly Favors topic 11
Rescind tax cuts for those making more than $250,000 a year: Strongly Favors topic 11
GOP tax plan would hurt New York’s students: Favors topic 11
Pay down debt & cut taxes within balanced budget: Favors topic 11
Rated 21% by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Rated 80% by the CTJ, indicating support of progressive taxation: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports increasing income tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Opposes eliminating the death tax: Favors topic 11
NO on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M: Strongly Favors topic 11
NO on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset: Favors topic 11
YES on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates: Favors topic 11
YES on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction: Favors topic 11
NO on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years: Strongly Favors topic 11
YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut: Favors topic 11
YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends: Strongly Opposes topic 11
NO on permanently repealing the `death tax`: Strongly Favors topic 11
NO on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts: Strongly Favors topic 11
NO on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million: Strongly Favors topic 11
NO on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Focus on deporting violent criminals & path to citizenship: Favors topic 12
Ripping families apart would rip our country apart: Strongly Favors topic 12
I won't be the Deporter-in-Chief; stop the raids & roundups: Strongly Favors topic 12
I sponsored the DREAM Act and a path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Net immigration from Mexico has fallen to zero: Favors topic 12
Consider halting certain raids on illegal immigrant families: Favors topic 12
More border patrolling on both Mexican AND Canadian borders: Opposes topic 12
Anti-immigrant bill would have criminalized Jesus Christ: Strongly Favors topic 12
Sanctuary cities ok; local police can’t enforce immigration: Favors topic 12
Comprehensive reform to get 12 million out of shadows: Strongly Favors topic 12
Introduce a path to earn citizenship in the first 100 days: Strongly Favors topic 12
Deporting all illegal immigrants is unrealistic: Strongly Favors topic 12
Illegal immigrants with driver’s licenses puts them at risk: Opposes topic 12
Oppose granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants: Opposes topic 12
My priorities are to deport criminals and terrorists: Favors topic 12
Sponsored bill covering child resident aliens under Medicaid: Favors topic 12
Sponsored bill funding social services for noncitizens: Favors topic 12
Rated 8% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes additional border infrastructure: Opposes topic 12
YES on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities": Strongly Favors topic 12
YES on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security: Strongly Favors topic 12
YES on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
YES on establishing a Guest Worker program: Favors topic 12
YES on building a fence along the Mexican border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
YES on eliminating the "Y" nonimmigrant guestworker program: Neutral topic 12
NO on declaring English as the official language of the US government: Strongly Favors topic 12
YES on comprehensive immigration reform: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
I fought illegal dumping of Chinese steel and aluminum: Opposes topic 13
Trade prosecutor to deal with China illegally dumping steel: Opposes topic 13
Support deals good for US economy & security; not CAFTA!: Opposes topic 13
I oppose CAFTA & TPP, but global economy needs trade: Favors topic 13
I absorbed new info and changed my mind to oppose TPP: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Trans Pacific trade deal doesn't meet my standards: Opposes topic 13
Chief advocate for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Strongly Favors topic 13
TPP agreement creates more growth and better growth: Favors topic 13
Global trading system isn't up to standards of fairness: Opposes topic 13
Smart, pro-American trade: NAFTA has hurt workers: Strongly Opposes topic 13
No fast-track authority for this president: Opposes topic 13
Defended outsourcing of US jobs to India: Favors topic 13
1980s: Loved Wal-Mart's "Buy America" program: Opposes topic 13
Globalization should not substitute for humanization: Opposes topic 13
Supports MFN for China, despite concerns over human rights: Strongly Favors topic 13
Build a rule-based global trading system: Favors topic 13
Rated 17% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 13
YES on removing common goods from national security export rules: Favors topic 13
YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam: Favors topic 13
NO on extending free trade to Andean nations: Strongly Opposes topic 13
YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore: Favors topic 13
YES on establishing free trade between the US and Chile: Favors topic 13
NO on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade: Strongly Opposes topic 13
YES on free trade agreement with Oman: Strongly Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Clinton Foundation raised $30M to help Haiti: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Work with allies around the world to fight homegrown terror: Opposes topic 14
Support our NATO allies and take vetted Syrian refugees: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Haters should realize that American Muslims can help us: Opposes topic 14
If the US does not lead, there is a vacuum: Strongly Favors topic 14
Keep Syrian refugees; we're a nation of resolve, not of fear: Opposes topic 14
Reach out to Muslims, like George W. Bush did: Opposes topic 14
US support & no-fly zone, but UN troops on ground in Darfur: Strongly Opposes topic 14
More cautiously internationalist than Bill Clinton: Opposes topic 14
Support UN reform because US benefits: Opposes topic 14
Engage in world affairs, including human rights: Strongly Opposes topic 14
2002 Iraq speech criticized both Saddam and U.N.: Opposes topic 14
2002: Attacking Iraq "not a good option" but authorized it: Favors topic 14
Talk with dissidents but Castros are dictators: Opposes topic 14
Keep Cuban embargo; pay UN bills: Opposes topic 14
Should admit carefully vetted war refugees on moral grounds: Opposes topic 14
Urged President to veto UN condemnation of Israel: Favors topic 14
Honor treaties with South Korea & Japan: our word is good: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Work with Muslim countries against ISIS; not against Islam: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Voted against Levin Amendment: it gave UN veto over US: Favors topic 14
Dems believe in fighting terror with cooperation: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Supports standing with the nation of israel: Favors topic 14
Restore habeas corpus for detainees in the War on Terror: Opposes topic 14
YES on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees: Strongly Opposes topic 14
YES on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods: Strongly Opposes topic 14
NO on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad: Strongly Opposes topic 14
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
Move V.A. into 21st century, but not by privatizing: Favors topic 15
Balance lower military & higher diplomacy budget: Opposes topic 15
Our troops are stretched; so increase size of military: Favors topic 15
There is no safe haven for the terrorists: Favors topic 15
Rated 100% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11: Favors topic 15
Improve mental health care benefits for returning veterans: Favors topic 15
YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding: Opposes topic 15
YES on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Automatic voter registration and 20-day early voting: Strongly Favors topic 16
GOP is trying to suppress voter registration: Strongly Favors topic 16
Consider Constitutional Amendment against Citizen's United: Strongly Favors topic 16
Voter suppression revives old demons of discrimination: Favors topic 16
Stand for public financing and getting money out of politics: Strongly Favors topic 16
Presidents should reveal donations to their foundations: Strongly Favors topic 16
Move to public election financing, not banning lobbyists: Strongly Favors topic 16
Verified paper ballot for every electronic voting machines: Favors topic 16
Called for ban on all soft money in 2000 campaign: Favors topic 16
Opposes same campaign finance rules to all organizations: Favors topic 16
Prohibit 'voter caging' which intimidates minority voting: Favors topic 16
YES on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations: Favors topic 16
YES on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads: Favors topic 16
NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity: Opposes topic 16
NO on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress: Strongly Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
OpEd: More aggressive than most Dems on foreign policy: Opposes topic 17
Smartest strategic choice is peace: Opposes topic 17
Foreign aid spending is only 1%; lead by remaining engaged: Opposes topic 17
Iran had centrifuges whirling away until we negotiated: Strongly Favors topic 17
No US troops as occupying force in Iraq: Favors topic 17
Iraq war VOTE was my mistake; Iraq WAR was Bush's mistake: Favors topic 17
2002: Saddam gave sanctuary to terrorists including Al Qaeda: Opposes topic 17
Up to the Iraqis to decide the future they will have: Favors topic 17
Demand Bush to explain to Congress on his plan on Iraq: Opposes topic 17
Deauthorize Iraq war, and don’t grant new war authority: Opposes topic 17
Phased redeployment out of Iraq, beginning immediately: Opposes topic 17
Withdraw troops within 60 days after taking office: Opposes topic 17
Benefits of no-fly zone against ISIS outweigh risks: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Arm and support the Kurds against Assad: Opposes topic 17
Glad the deal took nuclear off the table with Iran: Favors topic 17
Take out current ISIS leaders like we took out bin Laden: Opposes topic 17
Don't normalize relations with Iran; we need leverage: Opposes topic 17
4,000 U.S. trainers & special forces in Iraq & Syria: Strongly Opposes topic 17
3-part plan to go after ISIS: territory; network; safety: Opposes topic 17
No-fly zone in Syria, but no American troops on the ground: Opposes topic 17
Extend peace treaties to Palestinians, Syrians & Lebanese: Opposes topic 17
Voted for Iraq war based on available info; now would not: Favors topic 17
Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence: Favors topic 17
No troop surge: no military escalation in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Require Congress' approval before military action in Iran: Favors topic 17
YES on authorizing use of military force against Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007: Strongly Opposes topic 17
YES on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Put a lot of coal companies out of business, but.: Strongly Favors topic 18
Natural gas is a "bridge fuel": Opposes topic 18
We need green energy jobs & to build on Paris Agreement: Strongly Favors topic 18
I support fracking if environmental protections are all met: Opposes topic 18
Remove energy dependence on countries who would harm us: Strongly Favors topic 18
Stands for clean air and funding the EPA: Favors topic 18
Reduce air pollution to improve children’s health: Favors topic 18
We need nuclear power to meet climate challenge: Opposes topic 18
Obama & I crashed China meeting and got climate change deal: Strongly Favors topic 18
Chinese participation is essential to climate change: Favors topic 18
$100B per year by 2020 for climate change mitigation: Strongly Favors topic 18
The steady march of climate change is obvious in the Arctic: Strongly Favors topic 18
Ratify Kyoto; more mass transit: Strongly Favors topic 18
Be the 21st-century clean energy superpower: Strongly Favors topic 18
$60B to make US the clean energy superpower of 21st century: Strongly Favors topic 18
Half a billion solar panels in first 4 years: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases: Favors topic 18
Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances: Strongly Favors topic 18
Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence: Favors topic 18
Designate sensitive ANWR area as protected wilderness: Favors topic 18
Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025: Strongly Favors topic 18
Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards: Strongly Favors topic 18
Gas tax holiday for the summer: Opposes topic 18
NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months: Strongly Favors topic 18
YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010: Strongly Favors topic 18
YES on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill: Favors topic 18
YES on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%): Strongly Favors topic 18
YES on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR: Strongly Favors topic 18
YES on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Favors topic 18
YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning: Favors topic 18
YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
$10B to prevent quiet epidemic of drug & alcohol addiction: Strongly Opposes topic 19
$1B per year to help states with opioid epidemic: Favors topic 19
$10B plan for opiate addiction over 10 years: Opposes topic 19
Stop imprisoning marijuana users: Opposes topic 19
Medical marijuana now; wait-and-see on recreational pot: Opposes topic 19
Medical marijuana maybe ok; states decide recreational use: Opposes topic 19
Divert non-violent drug offenders away from prison: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Address drug problem with treatment and special drug courts: Strongly Opposes topic 19
End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine: Opposes topic 19
Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use: Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
1% of federal budget is underinvesting in basic research: Strongly Favors topic 20
Trump's plan costs 3.5M jobs; mine creates 10M jobs: Favors topic 20
Wealthy should go back to paying pre-Bush tax rates: Favors topic 20
Want to restore the tax rates we had in the ‘90s: Favors topic 20
Help people facing foreclosure; don’t just bail-out banks: Strongly Favors topic 20
Minimum wage increases haven’t kept up with Congress’ wages: Strongly Favors topic 20
Co-sponsored bills totaling $502B in spending thru 2005: Strongly Favors topic 20
End Bush tax cuts;take things away from rich for common good: Favors topic 20
Social issues matter; wrong time for tax cuts: Strongly Favors topic 20
Use tax dollars to upgrade infrastructure, not for stadium: Strongly Favors topic 20
America can afford to raise the minimum wage: Strongly Favors topic 20
Don't add a penny to the national debt: Opposes topic 20
Just Say No to GOP tax plan: Strongly Favors topic 20
Opposes constitutional amendment for balanced budget: Opposes topic 20
YES on increasing tax rate for people earning over $1 million: Strongly Favors topic 20

Hillary Clinton is a Hard-Core Liberal
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George W. Bush(R,2001-2009)
V.P.Dick Cheney
Bill Clinton(D,1993-2001)
V.P.Al Gore
George Bush Sr.(R,1989-1993)
Ronald Reagan(R,1981-1989)
Jimmy Carter(D,1977-1981)
Gerald Ford(R,1974-1977)
Richard Nixon(R,1969-1974)
Lyndon Johnson(D,1963-1969)
John F. Kennedy(D,1961-1963)
Harry S Truman(D,1945-1953)

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Milton Friedman
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Ayn Rand
Secy.Robert Reich
Gov.Jesse Ventura

Big City mayors:
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Cory Booker (D,Newark,NJ)
Julian Castro (D,San Antonio,TX)
Rahm Emanuel (D,Chicago)
Marty Walsh (D,Boston)
Annise Parker (D,Houston)
Jerry Sanders (R,San Diego)
Antonio Villaraigosa (D,Los Angeles)
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