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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports embryonic stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Supports public abortion funding: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes parental notification for abortions: Favors topic 1
Supports churches providing birth control: Strongly Favors topic 1
I consider myself pro-choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports affirmative action: Strongly Favors topic 2
Endorsed by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance: Strongly Favors topic 2
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: Strongly Favors topic 2
Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports same-sex domestic partnerships & marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes defining traditional marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Improve on ObamaCare to reduce costs & improve quality: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Pushed state plan for excellence in education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Supports charter schools: Favors topic 7
Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years: Opposes topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
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Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes capital punishment: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Alternative sentencing and separate juvenile courts: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports restricting the Second Amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports restrictions on gun purchases: Opposes topic 10
Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure: Opposes topic 10
Ban large-capacity ammunition: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports increasing tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Opposes eliminating the inheritance tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports an income tax increase: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Create an earned pathway to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
In-state tuition OK for illegal immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency: Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Protect the Naval Base Ventura County, and veterans: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Shift political influence away from the special interests: Favors topic 16
Limit campaign contributions and campaign spending: Strongly Favors topic 16
Lengthen term limits for state legislators: Opposes topic 16
Full disclosure of campaign spending: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Move away from dirty fossil fuels and foreign oil: Strongly Favors topic 18
Switch from traditional energy to alternatives: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes offshore energy production: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Neutral on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports federal stimulus spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

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Lame-duck session 2012:
KY-4: Thomas Massie(R)
MI-11:Dave Curson(D)
NJ-9: Donald Payne Jr.(D)
WA-1: Suzan DelBene(D)

Re-seated Former Reps:
AZ-1: Ann Kirkpatrick(D)
AZ-5: Matt Salmon(R)
FL-8: Alan Grayson(D)
IL-11:Bill Foster(D)
NH-1: Carol Shea-Porter(D)
NV-3: Dina Titus(D)
NY-24:Dan Maffei(D)
TX-36:Steve Stockman(R)

2013 Resignations and Replacements:
AL-1:Jo Bonner(R,resigned)
AL-1:Bradley Byrne(R,Dec.2013)
IL-2:Jesse Louis Jackson(D,resigned)
IL-2:Robin Kelly(D)
MA-5:Ed Markey(D,to Senate)
MA-5:Katherine Clark(D,Dec.2013)
MO-8:Jo Ann Emerson(R,resigned)
MO-8:Jason Smith(R,elected June 2013)
SC-1:Tim Scott(R,resigned)
SC-1:Mark Sanford(R)
SC-1:Elizabeth Colbert-Busch(D)
Newly-elected Democrats:
AZ-9: Kyrsten Sinema
CA-2: Jared Huffman
CA-7: Ami Bera
CA-15:Eric Swalwell
CA-24:Julia Brownley
CA-29:Tony Cardenas
CA-35:Gloria Negrete McLeod
CA-36:Raul Ruiz
CA-41:Mark Takano
CA-47:Alan Lowenthal
CA-51:Juan Vargas
CA-52:Scott Peters
CT-5: Elizabeth Esty
FL-18:Patrick Murphy
FL-22:Lois Frankel
FL-26:Joe Garcia
HI-2: Tulsi Gabbard
IL-8: Tammy Duckworth
IL-10:Brad Schneider
IL-12:Bill Enyart
IL-17:Cheri Bustos
MD-6: John Delaney
MA-4: Joe Kennedy III
MI-5: Dan Kildee
MN-8: Rick Nolan
NV-4: Steven Horsford
NH-2: Annie Kuster
NM-1: Michelle Lujan-Grisham
NY-5: Grace Meng
NY-10:Hakeem Jeffries
NY-18:Sean Maloney
OH-10:Joyce Beatty
PA-17:Matt Cartwright
TX-16:Beto O`Rourke
TX-20:Joaquin Castro
TX-23:Pete Gallego
TX-33:Marc Veasey
TX-34:Filemon Vela
WA-6: Derek Kilmer
WA-10:Denny Heck
WI-2: Mark Pocan
Newly-elected Republicans:
AR-4: Tom Cotton
CA-1: Doug LaMalfa
CA-21:David Valadao
CA-41:Paul Cook
FL-3: Ted Yoho
FL-6: Ron DeSantis
FL-19:Trey Radel
GA-9: Doug Collins
IL-15:Rodney Davis
IN-2: Jackie Walorski
IN-5: Susan Brooks
IN-6: Luke Messer
KY-6: Andy Barr
MI-11:Kerry Bentivolio
MO-2: Ann Wagner
MT-0: Steve Daines
NY-26:Chris Collins
NC-8: Richard Hudson
NC-9: Robert Pittenger
NC-11:Mark Meadows
NC-13:George Holding
ND-0: Kevin Cramer
OH-2: Brad Wenstrup
OH-14:Dave Joyce
OK-1: Jim Bridenstine
OK-2: Markwayne Mullin
PA-4: Scott Perry
PA-12:Keith Rothfus
SC-7: Tom Rice
TX-14:Randy Weber
TX-25:Roger Williams
UT-2: Chris Stewart
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