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Dino Rossi on Abortion
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  • 2000: sponsored bill to outlaw abortions. (Aug 2010)
  • Endorsed by West Virginians for Life. (Nov 2008)
  • Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism. (Aug 2010)
Dino Rossi on Budget & Economy
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  • Big government is cause of current crisis, not its solution. (Oct 2010)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
Dino Rossi on Civil Rights
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  • Vetoed allowing public breast feeding. (Mar 2007)
  • Prosecute cases of discrimination in public & private sector. (Nov 1996)
  • No same-sex marriage; no orientation in anti-discrimination. (Nov 1996)
Dino Rossi on Corporations
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Dino Rossi on Crime
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  • Supports increased penalties for murder. (May 2009)
  • Truth-in-sentencing & mandatory life for 3rd strike. (Nov 1996)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
Dino Rossi on Drugs
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  • 1998: Harsh sentences for drunk driving. (Jul 2010)
Dino Rossi on Education
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  • Honor Catholic schools' faith-based instruction. (Feb 2003)
  • Honor home schooling as viable alternative. (Feb 2003)
  • Encourage more charter schools & more corporate investment. (Nov 1996)
  • Supports voluntary prayer in public schools. (Aug 2010)
Dino Rossi on Energy & Oil
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  • Polluters pay for environmental degradation. (Jul 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Dino Rossi on Environment
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Dino Rossi on Families & Children
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Dino Rossi on Foreign Policy
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Dino Rossi on Free Trade
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Dino Rossi on Government Reform
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  • Call to halt earmarks; that's what's wrong with D.C. (Oct 2010)
  • No campaign spending limits; but full & timely disclosure. (Nov 1996)
  • 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)
Dino Rossi on Gun Control
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  • Allow carrying concealed firearms. (Nov 1996)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Dino Rossi on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare will require hordes of IRS agents to administer. (Oct 2010)
  • Healthcare overhaul moves down a path that is very dangerous. (Oct 2010)
  • ObamaCare will siphon money & could bankrupt America. (Oct 2010)
  • Replace Pelosi-Reid healthcare with cheaper choices. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
Dino Rossi on Homeland Security
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  • Wait for a study to decide on don't-ask-don't-tell. (Oct 2010)
  • Make military finest in the world. (Jul 2010)
Dino Rossi on Immigration
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  • Secure the border, then decide on kids of illegal immigrants. (Oct 2010)
  • No amnesty; finish a tall border fence. (Jul 2010)
Dino Rossi on Jobs
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Dino Rossi on Principles & Values
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  • Lost 2004 race for governor by 133 votes. (Oct 2010)
  • Murray is shortchanging voters with 2 debates instead of 6. (Sep 2010)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2010)
Dino Rossi on Social Security
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  • No comment on raising retirement age or other changes, yet. (Oct 2010)
  • Massive debt could destabilize Social Security. (Oct 2010)
Dino Rossi on Tax Reform
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  • Repealing Bush tax cut is biggest tax increase in US history. (Oct 2010)
  • Extend Bush tax cuts; allow entrepreneurs to be successful. (Oct 2010)
  • Lower taxes promote economic growth. (Jul 2010)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes both marriage penalty & federal tax increases. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death taxes. (Jul 2010)
Dino Rossi on Technology
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Dino Rossi on War & Peace
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  • Setting deadline for Afghan withdrawal would aid terrorists. (Oct 2010)
  • Ensure victory against jihadists including in Iraq. (Jul 2010)
Dino Rossi on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
2000: sponsored bill to outlaw abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Endorsed by West Virginians for Life: Opposes topic 1
Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Vetoed allowing public breast feeding: Opposes topic 2
Prosecute cases of discrimination in public & private sector: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
No same-sex marriage; no orientation in anti-discrimination: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-5 points on Social scale)
Honor Catholic schools' faith-based instruction: Favors topic 4
Supports voluntary prayer in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports increased penalties for murder: Favors topic 8
Supports capital punishment for certain crimes: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
Truth-in-sentencing & mandatory life for 3rd strike: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Allow carrying concealed firearms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Healthcare overhaul moves down a path that is very dangerous: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Replace Pelosi-Reid healthcare with cheaper choices: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes government-run healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Honor home schooling as viable alternative: Favors topic 7
Encourage more charter schools & more corporate investment: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Polluters pay for environmental degradation: Favors 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
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-3 points on Social scale)
1998: Harsh sentences for drunk driving: Favors 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)
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Lower taxes promote economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes both marriage penalty & federal tax increases: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Adopt a single-rate tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
No amnesty; finish a tall border fence: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
Make military finest in the world: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No campaign spending limits; but full & timely disclosure: Strongly Opposes 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)
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(-5 points on Social scale)
Ensure victory against jihadists including in Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17

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