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Condoleezza Rice on VoteMatch

 



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Mildly pro-choice, with many restrictions: Favors topic 1
We need a culture that respects life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Libertarian on abortion; donít force views on others: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
We overcame the birth defect of slavery; we can overcome now: Favors topic 2
1985: First woman on grounds of Japan's military academy: Strongly Favors topic 2
Fierce defender of affirmative action: Strongly Favors topic 2
Supporter of affirmative action, if done in the right way: Favors topic 2
Affirmative action: look for prospects in minority places: Strongly Favors topic 2
Appointed State Department's first chief diversity officer: Strongly Favors topic 2
Supports college affirmative action, as beneficiary herself: Strongly Favors topic 2
Race-neutral preferable, but use race factors until achieved: Strongly Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
Same-sex civil unions, but not marriage: Favors topic 3
Supports civil unions but not gay marriage: Favors topic 3
Urges respect & sensitivity in same-sex marriage debate: Favors topic 3
Advocates respect for all when discussing gay marriage: Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Turn toward entitlement tears apart the fabric of who we: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Limited role for government providing healthcare insurance: Opposes topic 5
Give people freedom to access their own healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
Parental choice in schools is civil rights issue of our day: Strongly Favors topic 7
National standards rather than local school curriculum: Opposes topic 7
Started after-school program in East Palo Alto: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
Strong investment in renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Protect natural resources, but also for benefit of humanity: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Follow Geneva Convention; but no anti-death penalty promise: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Right to bear arms comes from fear of the government: Favors topic 10
Developed opposition to gun control due to KKK: Strongly Favors topic 10
I am a Second Amendment absolutist: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
More spending cuts than tax increases: Opposes topic 11
Keep taxation low; tax funds must be well-spent: Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
We need immigrants but also need immigration laws: Favors topic 12
Most illegal immigrants should be able to stay in the US: Favors topic 12
Comprehensive immigration reform, while respecting law: Favors topic 12
Immigrants must speak English to succeed: Opposes topic 12
Committed to border security and smarter screening: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No backlash from knowledge-based Asian immigration: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
China has signed 15 agreements in time Obama signed only 3: Strongly Favors topic 13
Goal is free trade area from Canada to Chile: Strongly Favors topic 13
For mulilateral free trade, but no US-EU trade bloc: Strongly Favors topic 13
Protesting the WTO doesnít help developing countries: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+2 points on Social scale)
American exceptionalism is based on an idea of opportunity: Strongly Favors topic 14
Listen to other countries before pursuing US interests: Opposes topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
War on terror will be a long and comprehensive war: Strongly Favors topic 15
US was not on a war footing against al Qaeda until Sept. 11: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Saddam was a cancer in the Mideast, even without WMD: Strongly Opposes topic 17
We must keep our word & not abandon Iraqi people: Strongly Opposes topic 17
War on terror is broad and hence includes Saddam: Strongly Opposes topic 17
OpEd: References to mushroom clouds incited Iraq War: Strongly Favors topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Develop oil & gas resources, for energy independence: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strong investment in renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
Diversify supply to non-carbon-based sources: Favors topic 18
Increase refining capacity & domestic resources; use nuclear: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Reducing our reliance on oil; it distorts world politics: Strongly Favors topic 18
Bring to market transformational energy technologies: Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Too much cut from international affairs budget: Strongly Favors topic 20

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Condoleezza Rice on the issues:
Obama Administration:
Pres.Barack Obama
V.P.Joe Biden
DHS:Janet Napolitano
State:John Kerry
DHS:Janet Napolitano
DoD:Chuck Hagel
A.G.:Eric Holder
HHS:Kathleen Sebelius
USDA:Tom Vilsack

First Obama Administration:
State:Hillary Clinton
Staff:Rahm Emanuel
DOT:Ray LaHood
DOI:Ken Salazar
DOL:Hilda Solis

Former G.W.Bush Administration:
Pres.George W. Bush
V.P.Dick Cheney
State:Colin Powell
State:Condi Rice
EPA:Christie Whitman

Former Clinton Administration:
Pres.Bill Clinton
V.P.Al Gore
HUD:Andrew Cuomo
Labor:Robert Reich
A.G.:Janet Reno

Former G.H.W.Bush Administration:
Pres.George W. Bush
V.P.Dan Quayle
Labor:Liddy Dole
ED:Lamar Alexander
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Jobs
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War & Peace
Welfare

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Page last updated: Mar 18, 2014