issues2000.org
Home Issues Leaders Recent Grid Archive Senate House VoteMatch_Quiz FAQs
 On the issues:   Lauren Beth Gash   House   Match    |    2000 IL 10th district US House race:  Mark Kirk 

The Web
OnTheIssues.org
IL 10th district US House race
Lauren Beth Gash
(Democrat)
On the issues>>
HouseMatch
The Forum

Other Senate races

SpeakOut!
Use a SpeakOut selector to define the choices on the causes and issues you care about.
Use a Selector
Read about the issues.
The Issues


2012 Senate Races


AZ:Flake(R)
vs.Carmona(D)
vs.Hackbarth(R)
vs.Ruben(D)
CA:Feinstein(D)
vs.Emken(R)
vs.Lightfoot(G)
vs.Taitz(R)
vs.Holbrook(R)
CT:Murphy(D)
vs.McMahon(R)
vs.Bysiewicz(D)
vs.Shays(R)
DE:Carper(D)
vs.Wade(R)
vs.Pires(I)
FL:Nelson(D)
vs.Mack(R)
vs.Weldon(R)
vs.LeMieux(R)
HI:Hirono(D)
vs.Case(D)
vs.Lingle(R)
vs.Pirkowski(R)
IN:Lugar(R)
vs.Mourdock(R)
vs.Donnelly(D)
MA:Brown(R)
vs.Warren(D)
vs.Khazei(D)
MD:Cardin(D)
vs.Bongino(R)
vs.Sobhani(I)
vs.Wargotz(R)
vs.Capps(R)
vs.Vaughn(R)
ME:Dill(D)
vs.King(I)
vs.Summers(R)
vs.D`Amboise(R)
vs.Dunlap(D)
MI:Stabenow(D)
vs.Hoekstra(R)
vs.Boman(L)
vs.Hekman(R)
vs.Konetchy(R)
MN:Klobuchar(D)
vs.Bills(R)
vs.Arwood(R)
vs.Hernandez(R)
vs.Severson(R)
MO:McCaskill(D)
vs.Akin(R)
vs.Steelman(R)
vs.Brunner(R)
MS:Wicker(R)
vs.Gore(D)
MT:Tester(D)
vs.Rehberg(R)
ND:Heitkamp(D)
vs.Berg(R)
vs.Sand(R)
NE:Kerrey(D)
vs.Fischer(R)
vs.Flynn(R)
vs.Stenberg(R)
vs.Bruning(R)
NJ:Menendez(D)
vs.Kyrillos(R)
vs.Diakos(I)
vs.Booker(D)
vs.Linker(R)
NM:Heinrich(D)
vs.Wilson(R)
vs.Balderas(D)
vs.Sanchez(R)
NV:Heller(R)
vs.Berkley(D)
vs.Angle(R)
NY:Gillibrand(D)
vs.Long(R)
vs.Noren(I)
vs.Clark(G)
vs.Maragos(R)
vs.Turner(R)
OH:Brown(D)
vs.Mandel(R)
vs.Coughlin(R)
vs.Pryce(R)
PA:Casey(D)
vs.Smith(R)
vs.Scaringi(R)
vs.Welch(R)
vs.Rohrer(R)
RI:Whitehouse(D)
vs.Hinckley(R)
TN:Corker(R)
vs.Clayton(D)
vs.Poskevich(R)
TX:Cruz(R)
vs.Sadler(D)
vs.Roland(L)
vs.Dewhurst(R)
vs.Leppert(R)
UT:Hatch(R)
vs.Howell(D)
vs.Liljenquist(R)
vs.Ashdown(D)
vs.Chaffetz(R)
VA:Kaine(D)
vs.Allen(R)
vs.Radtke(R)
vs.Marshall(R)
vs.Donner(R)
VT:Sanders(I)
vs.MacGovern(R)
WA:Cantwell(D)
vs.Baumgartner(R)
WI:Thompson(R)
vs.Baldwin(D)
vs.Neumann(R)
vs.Schiess(R)
vs.Kagen(D)
WV:Manchin(D)
vs.Raese(R)
WY:Barrasso(R)
vs.Chesnut(D)


Senate incumbents


House of Representatives

SenateMatch (matching quiz)
HouseMatch
Senate Votes (analysis)
House Votes

Senators' Books
(Excerpts from Senate authors)

Site Map
Home
(Main page)
Issues
(Presidential quotations organized by topic)
Candidates
(Presidential quotations organized by candidate)
Recent
(Most recent quotation for each candidate)
Archives
(Debate and book excerpts)
Senate
(Senate races in 33 states)
VoteMatch
(Presidential Selector and Political Affiliation 20-question quiz)
Write Us
(Your feedback to us)
Fun Stuff
Social Networking sites for OnTheIssues:
FaceBook
YouTube
MySpace
On The Issues

Promote Your Page Too
Prez-Veep-Senator
Our associated Yahoo discussion group

Book Reviews

(from Amazon.com)

(click a book cover for a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)

Site Map
Home
(Main page)
Issues
(Quotations organized by topic)
Leaders
(Quotations organized by politician)
Recent
(Most recent quotation for each candidate)
Archives
(Debate and book excerpts)
Senate
(107th Congress)
House of Representatives
(106th & 107th Congress)
VoteMatch
(Presidential Selector and Political Affiliation 20-question quiz)
Write Us
(Your feedback to us)
  
International Issues  Domestic Issues   Economic Issues  Social Issues 
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.
    
Foreign Policy Gun Control Budget & Economy Education
Homeland Security Crime Government Reform   Health Care
War & Peace Drugs Tax Reform Abortion
Free Trade Civil Rights Social Security Families & Children
Immigration  Jobs Welfare & Poverty Corporations
Energy & Oil  Environment Infrastructur/Technology Principles & Values
Lauren Beth Gash on Abortion
Click here for the full quote on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Unrestricted right to choose. (Sep 2000)
Lauren Beth Gash on Budget & Economy
Click here for the full quote on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Pay down the national debt. (Sep 2000)
Lauren Beth Gash on Civil Rights
Click here for the full quote on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Equal pay when women do equal work. (Sep 2000)
Lauren Beth Gash on Corporations
Click here for background on Corporations.
    No stance on record.
Lauren Beth Gash on Crime
Click here for the full quote on Crime OR background on Crime.
  • Truth-in-Sentencing: tougher penalties for gun violence. (Sep 2000)
Lauren Beth Gash on Drugs
Click here for background on Drugs.
    No stance on record.
Lauren Beth Gash on Education
Click here for 6 full quotes on Education OR background on Education.
  • Special college scholarships to attract teachers. (Sep 2000)
  • Hire 100,000 new teachers; reduce class size. (Sep 2000)
  • More tax credits & Pell Grants for college. (Sep 2000)
  • Smaller classes; more funds for college. (Sep 2000)
  • Zero tolerance for guns or violence in schools. (Sep 2000)
  • Local control of public schools. (Sep 2000)
Lauren Beth Gash on Energy & Oil
Click here for background on Energy & Oil.
    No stance on record.
Lauren Beth Gash on Environment
Click here for 2 full quotes on Environment OR background on Environment.
  • Strengthen safeguards for air and water. (Sep 2000)
  • More progress on clean water & Smart Growth. (Sep 2000)
Lauren Beth Gash on Families & Children
Click here for the full quote on Families & Children OR background on Families & Children.
  • Better custody protection; more under-age legal protections. (Sep 2000)
Lauren Beth Gash on Foreign Policy
Click here for background on Foreign Policy.
    No stance on record.
Lauren Beth Gash on Free Trade
Click here for background on Free Trade.
    No stance on record.
Lauren Beth Gash on Government Reform
Click here for background on Government Reform.
    No stance on record.
Lauren Beth Gash on Gun Control
Click here for 5 full quotes on Gun Control OR background on Gun Control.
  • Common sense measures to keep guns out of wrong hands. (Sep 2000)
  • Trigger Locks on Every Handgun Sold. (Sep 2000)
  • Hold Adults Responsible for Safe Storage. (Sep 2000)
  • Mandatory Background Checks at Gun Shows. (Sep 2000)
  • Keep guns away from kids and out of classrooms. (Sep 2000)
Lauren Beth Gash on Health Care
Click here for the full quote on Health Care OR background on Health Care.
  • Comprehensive Medicare prescription drug coverage. (Sep 2000)
Lauren Beth Gash on Homeland Security
Click here for background on Homeland Security.
    No stance on record.
Lauren Beth Gash on Immigration
Click here for background on Immigration.
    No stance on record.
Lauren Beth Gash on Jobs
Click here for background on Jobs.
    No stance on record.
Lauren Beth Gash on Principles & Values
Click here for background on Principles & Values.
    No stance on record.
Lauren Beth Gash on Social Security
Click here for the full quote on Social Security OR background on Social Security.
  • Fight any attempts to reduce benefits or privatize. (Sep 2000)
Lauren Beth Gash on Tax Reform
Click here for background on Tax Reform.
    No stance on record.
Lauren Beth Gash on Technology
Click here for the full quote on Technology OR background on Technology.
  • Tax credits to get schools on Internet. (Sep 2000)
Lauren Beth Gash on War & Peace
Click here for background on War & Peace.
    No stance on record.
Lauren Beth Gash on Welfare & Poverty
Click here for background on Welfare & Poverty.
    No stance on record.


VoteMatch Responses
(Click here for VoteMatch quiz)
VoteMatch Question & Answer
(Click on question for explanation and background)
Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(10 points on Social scale)
Unrestricted right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Equal pay when women do equal work: Strongly Favors topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
Comprehensive Medicare prescription drug coverage: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Fight any attempts to reduce benefits or privatize: Strongly Opposes topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(5 points on Social scale)
Smaller classes; more funds for college: Opposes topic 7
Local control of public schools: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(2 points on Social scale)
Truth-in-Sentencing: tougher penalties for gun violence: Strongly Favors topic 9
Zero tolerance for guns or violence in schools: Favors topic 9
Better custody protection; more under-age legal protections: Neutral on topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Social scale)
Trigger Locks on Every Handgun Sold: Opposes topic 10
Hold Adults Responsible for Safe Storage: Opposes topic 10
Mandatory Background Checks at Gun Shows: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Keep guns away from kids and out of classrooms: Opposes topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(5 points on Economic scale)
Pay down the national debt: Opposes topic 11
Tax credits to get schools on Internet: Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Strengthen safeguards for air and water: Strongly Favors topic 18
More progress on clean water & Smart Growth: Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Lauren Beth Gash is a Moderate Liberal Populist. Click here for explanation.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  

Home | Issues | Candidates | Most Recent Quote | Candidate Grid | Books + Debates | Senate | VoteMatch | The Forum | Policy Papers | News | About Us | Write Us

Logo
Copyright 1999-2004
by OnTheIssues.org
Reprinting by permission only.
E-mail: issues2002@webmerchants.com
Mail
Send donations or submit quotations to:
On The Issues
1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630
Cambridge, MA 02140
DCOrbit


WM_logo Written by
WebMerchants


IWP_logo Powered by
Instant Web Page

Reproduction of material from any OnTheIssues.org pages without written permission is prohibited.
Copyright © 1999-2012 OnTheIssues.org & the SpeakOut Foundation, all rights reserved.
OnTheIssues.org 1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630, Cambridge MA 02140
E-mail us at:submit at OnTheIssues.org
| Advertising information | About Us
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.