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Mark Perea: An unborn child is a person.
Budget & Economy|
Mark Perea: Government stimulus is repugnant in a free country.
Conrad Burns: Control the budget throttle by not raising taxes.
Jon Tester: Borrow-and-spend policy puts burden on our children.
Mark Perea: Government shouldn't correct social problems.
Mark Perea: Same-sex marriage is a private matter.
Mark Perea: Stricter punishment depends on the crime.
Mark Perea: I am for marijuana legalization with modest regulation.
Mark Perea: Vouchers with no strings attached.
Energy & Oil|
Mark Perea: Let free market determine green energy.
Mark Perea: Conservation is reserved to the states, not to the EPA.
Mark Perea: American exceptionalism is based on our founding principles.
Mark Perea: TPP and NAFTA lead to dissolution of national sovereignty.
Mark Perea: No need to make voter registration easier.
Mark Perea: Absolute right to gun ownership.
Mark Perea: ObamaCare should be repealed in favor of free market.
Mark Perea: Military has been decimated; reinstate fired generals.
Conrad Burns: Patriot Act merely gives tools like against organized crime.
Jon Tester: Patriot Act has very little to do with the War on Terrorism.
Jon Tester: Critical of President Bush on Patriot Act.
Mark Perea: Illegal aliens should be deported.
Conrad Burns: Minimum wage increase OK if packaged with tax cut.
Jon Tester: Minimum wage increase is long overdue.
Principles & Values|
Mark Perea: People in government should speak freely about religion.
Conrad Burns: On Abramoff allegations: I never shortchanged my state.
Jon Tester: Burns changed his votes due to Jack Abramoff donations.
Mark Perea: A deal is a deal, Social Security should be preserved.
Mark Perea: Opposes higher taxes on the wealthy.
Conrad Burns: Families face 58% tax increase in--so make cuts permanent.
Jon Tester: Focus tax cuts on the middle class, not the rich.
Jon Tester: Lowering state taxes shifts burden to local property tax.
War & Peace|
Mark Perea: Avoid foreign entanglements, except for emergencies.
Jon Tester: We need to be diligent on the war on terror; Iraq is not.
Jon Tester: Critical of President Bush on Iraq war.