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New American Independent Party nominee for President

2008 Republican nominees:
John McCain
(Arizona Senator).
Sarah Palin
(Alaska Governor).

2008 Democratic nominees:
Barack Obama
(IL Senator).
Joe Biden
(DE Senator).

3rd-Party presidential challengers:
Constitution Party:
Chuck Baldwin
(Radio talk-show host): Nominated, May 2008.
Libertarian:
Bob Barr
(former GA Rep.)
Independent:
Michael Bloomberg
(NYC Mayor)
Libertarian:
Mike Gravel
(former AK Senator)
Constitution Party:
Alan Keyes
(Maryland talk-show host): Lost nomination, May 2008.
PLS:
Gloria La Riva
(Liberation & Socialism)
Green Party:
Cynthia McKinney
(Former GA Representative).
NAIP Party:
Frank McEnulty
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Socialist Party:
Brian Moore
Independent:
Ralph Nader
(2000 & 2004 candidate).

2008 Republican presidential primary:
George Allen
(Former Virginia Senator) Never entered race.
Michael Bloomberg
(NYC Mayor).
Sam Brownback
(Kansas Senator) Withdrew Nov. 2007.
Jeb Bush
(Governor of Florida): Never entered race.
John Cox
(Chair of Cook County GOP, Chicago IL).
Bill Frist
(Tennessee Senator): Withdrew Nov. 2006.
Newt Gingrich
(former Speaker of the House): Opted out of race, Sept. 2007.
James Gilmore
(former Governor of Virginia): Withdrew July 2007.
Rudy Giuliani
(former NYC Mayor). Withdrew Jan. 30, 2008, after Florida primary
Chuck Hagel
(Nebraska Senator): Never entered race.
Mike Huckabee
(Governor of Arkansas).
Duncan Hunter
(California Representative). Withdrew after Nevada caucuses, Jan. 2008
George Pataki
(New York Governor): Never entered race.
Ron Paul
(Texas Representative).
Mitt Romney
(Massachusetts Governor).
Tom Tancredo
(Colorado Representative): Withdrew, Dec. 2007.
Fred Thompson
(former TN Senator). Withdrew Jan. 2008 after SC primary
Tommy Thompson
(former Wisconsin Governor and Secretary of HHS): Withdrew Aug. 2007.
Mark Sanford
(South Carolina Governor): Never entered race.

2008 Democratic presidential primary:
Evan Bayh
(IN Senator): Withdrew Dec. 2006.
Joe Biden
(DE Senator): Withdrew after Iowa Cuacus, Jan 2008.
Wes Clark
(former NATO commander): Never entered race.
Hillary Clinton
(NY Senator).
Tom Daschle
(Former SD Senator): Never entered race.
Christopher Dodd
(CT Senator): Withdrew after Iowa Cuacus, Jan 2008.
John Edwards
(former NC Senator). Withdrew Jan. 30, 2008, after Florida primary.
Russ Feingold
(WI Senator): Withdrew Nov. 2006.
Al Gore
(former V.P.): Never entered race.
John Kerry
(MA Senator): Withdrew Jan. 2007.
Dennis Kucinich
(OH Representative); withdrew Jan. 2008 to defend House seat.
Bill Richardson
(NM Governor); withdrew after NH primary, Jan. 2008.
Al Sharpton
(Reverend): Never entered race.
Tom Vilsack
(IA Governor): Withdrew Feb. 2007.
Mark Warner
(VA Governor): Withdrew Oct. 2006.

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Frank McEnulty on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR other candidates on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Abortion is moral issue best decided by a woman herself. (Jul 2008)
  • Support existing & new embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frank McEnulty on Civil Rights
Click here for 3 full quotes on Civil Rights OR other candidates on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • No constitutional amendment for flag burning. (Jul 2008)
  • Civil unions & marriage OK for same-sex couples. (Jun 2008)
  • No affirmative action; treat all people the same. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frank McEnulty on Crime
Click here for 2 full quotes on Crime OR other candidates on Crime OR background on Crime.
  • Death penalty is a state issue. (Jul 2008)
  • Provide prison inmates with vocational skills. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Drugs
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  • Decriminalize marijuana possession. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Education
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  • Prayer in school is not about separating church & state. (Jul 2008)
  • Supports vouchers, charters, and local control. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Energy & Oil
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  • National campaign for energy independence in 10 years. (Jul 2008)
  • Energy independence via coal, natural gas, oil, and nuclear. (Jun 2008)
  • Supports alternative fuels & "cap and trade" laws. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Environment
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  • Set aside some open space; exploit some for minerals. (Jul 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frank McEnulty on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frank McEnulty on Free Trade
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  • Trade agreements should help the American worker. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Government Reform
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  • No activist judges. (Jul 2008)
  • Public campaign funding for federal candidates. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Gun Control
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  • Gun control laws should be decided at state level. (Jul 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Health Care
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  • Healthcare costs burden the middle class. (Jul 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Homeland Security
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  • Walk softly and carry a big stick; not world's policeman. (Jul 2008)
  • Patriot Act is scariest thing to happen to civil liberties. (Jul 2008)
  • Military tribunals for terrorists. (Jun 2008)
  • Expand missile defense shield. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Immigration
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  • Slow down the onslaught so we can plan rationally. (Jul 2008)
  • Establish English as the official national language. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Jobs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frank McEnulty on Principles & Values
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  • Reform Party vice-presidential and NAIP presidential nominee. (Jul 2008)
  • New American Independent Party's first presidential nominee. (Mar 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Social Security
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  • Raise the Social Security retirement age. (Jul 2008)
  • Let workers invest part of payroll tax in private accounts. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Tax Reform
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  • Move towards a simpler taxation structure. (Jul 2008)
  • Increased taxes often counterproductive to overall revenue. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Technology
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  • Rebuild our collapsing infrastructure. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on War & Peace
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  • Let the Marines and Army to do their job in Iraq. (Jun 2008)
Frank McEnulty on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Flexibility through federal block grants. (Jun 2008)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Abortion is moral issue best decided by a woman herself: Strongly Favors topic 1
No activist judges: Favors topic 1
Support existing & new embryonic stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No affirmative action; treat all people the same: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Civil unions & marriage OK for same-sex couples: Strongly Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Prayer in school is not about separating church & state: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+2 points on Social scale)
Death penalty is a state issue: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+2 points on Social scale)
Provide prison inmates with vocational skills: Opposes topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Gun control laws should be decided at state level: Favors topic 10
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Healthcare costs burden the middle class: Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Raise the Social Security retirement age: Opposes topic 6
Let workers invest part of payroll tax in private accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports vouchers, charters, and local control: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-3 points on Economic scale)
National campaign for energy independence in 10 years: Favors topic 18
Energy independence via coal, natural gas, oil, and nuclear: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports alternative fuels & "cap and trade" laws: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+2 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize marijuana possession: Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Flexibility through federal block grants: Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Move towards a simpler taxation structure: Opposes topic 11
Increased taxes often counterproductive to overall revenue: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Slow down the onslaught so we can plan rationally: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Establish English as the official national language: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Trade agreements should help the American worker: Opposes topic 13
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+2 points on Social scale)
Walk softly and carry a big stick; not world's policeman: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Expand missile defense shield: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Public campaign funding for federal candidates: Strongly Favors topic 16
Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+2 points on Social scale)
Patriot Act is scariest thing to happen to civil liberties: Strongly Favors topic 14
Military tribunals for terrorists: Opposes topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(-5 points on Social scale)
Let the Marines and Army to do their job in Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17

Frank McEnulty is a Moderate Libertarian.
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