| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Frank McEnulty: Support existing & new embryonic stem cell research.
Mike Gravel: Fund stem cell research on existing & new embryonic lines.
Budget & Economy|
Mike Gravel: Supports line-item veto; opposes signing statements.
Frank McEnulty: Civil unions & marriage OK for same-sex couples.
Frank McEnulty: No affirmative action; treat all people the same.
Mike Gravel: Discontinue public college & government affirmative action.
Frank McEnulty: Provide prison inmates with vocational skills.
Mike Gravel: Eliminate the federal death penalty.
Frank McEnulty: Decriminalize marijuana possession.
Frank McEnulty: Supports vouchers, charters, and local control.
Mike Gravel: Supports vouchers, charters, and magnet schools.
Energy & Oil|
Frank McEnulty: Energy independence via coal, natural gas, oil, and nuclear.
Frank McEnulty: Supports alternative fuels & “cap and trade” laws.
Mike Gravel: Institute a tax on oil.
Mike Gravel: Strengthen Clean Water Act & Clean Air Act.
Frank McEnulty: Trade agreements should help the American worker.
Mike Gravel: No sanctions on China or Venezuela, but no trade agreements.
Frank McEnulty: Public campaign funding for federal candidates.
Mike Gravel: Public taxpayer funding for federal candidates.
Mike Gravel: License for concealed carry; teach firearms safety.
Mike Gravel: Expand Medicare coverage & child healthcare programs.
Frank McEnulty: Military tribunals for terrorists.
Frank McEnulty: Expand missile defense shield.
Mike Gravel: No monitoring domestic communication; no military tribunals.
Mike Gravel: No additional homeland security funding; no missile defense.
Frank McEnulty: Establish English as the official national language.
Mike Gravel: Support amnesty for illegal immigrants already working here.
Mike Gravel: Support unionization; raise federal minimum wage.
Frank McEnulty: Let workers invest part of payroll tax in private accounts.
Frank McEnulty: Increased taxes often counterproductive to overall revenue.
Frank McEnulty: Rebuild our collapsing infrastructure.
War & Peace|
Frank McEnulty: Let the Marines and Army to do their job in Iraq.
Welfare & Poverty|
Frank McEnulty: Flexibility through federal block grants.