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Kirsten Gillibrand: Majority of women use contraception; it's not "evil".
Kirsten Gillibrand: Let women make life-and-death decision about own body.
Wendy Long: Don't require churches to offer contraception to employees.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Require coverage of contraception, even church employees.
Wendy Long: Conscience exemption: churches need not insure contraception.
Wendy Long: Roe v. Wade was constitutionally flawed legal decision.
Budget & Economy|
Kirsten Gillibrand: Tighten our belts but carefully, not a "slash-only approach".
Wendy Long: The Democrats cooked up this whole phony "war on women".
Wendy Long: Would never attend a same-sex marriage ceremony.
Bob Turner: The ship has sailed on gay marriage; focus elsewhere.
George Maragos: Publicly advocate the repeal of same-sex marriage.
Energy & Oil|
Kirsten Gillibrand: Fracking must avoid chemicals that harm drinking water.
Wendy Long: Develop upstate natural gas via fracking.
Wendy Long: Build Keystone pipeline instead of subsidizing solar panels.
Wendy Long: Keystone Pipeline delays are heavy hand of regulation.
Bob Turner: We have yet to find out who are the bad guys in Syria.
Bob Turner: No cross-state reciprocity on carry permits.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Opposes NYC large sugary drink ban.
Wendy Long: Opposes NYC large sugary drink ban.
Kirsten Gillibrand: No across-the-board budget cuts to anti-terrorism.
Bob Turner: Wouldn't report illegal immigrant working in his own home.
Wendy Long: Administration has not created jobs in upstate New York.
Scott Noren: We need a jobs bill with national job-stimulating potential.
Bob Turner: Close business tax loopholes even if construed as tax hike.
Bob Turner: No anti-tax pledge; keep taxes on the negotiation table.
George Maragos: No-tax pledge; teach the rest of Congress economic theory.
Wendy Long: Don't ever put tax increases on the table.
Wendy Long: Cut taxes & regulations to let job creators create jobs.
War & Peace|
Kirsten Gillibrand: Al Qaeda has metastasized; get troops out of Afghanistan.
Wendy Long: Stand with Israel in ensuring Iran does not get nukes.
Wendy Long: No 2014 withdrawal date for troops in Afghanistan.
George Maragos: No military intervention in Syria; but pressure Arab League.