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George Allen on Abortion
Click here for 9 full quotes on Abortion OR other political leaders on Abortion.
  • Define that life begins at conception, but contraception ok. (Dec 2011)
  • For parental notification; against funding abortions. (Jul 2011)
  • For adult stem-cell research; against embryonic research. (Jul 2011)
  • Strongly opposes “Abortion is a woman’s right”. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
George Allen on Budget & Economy
Click here for 8 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR other political leaders on Budget & Economy.
  • FactCheck: Vvoted against the Alaskan Bridge to Nowhere. (Apr 2012)
  • No future debt-limit increases until spending is restrained. (Apr 2012)
  • Stimulus spending failed to create promised jobs. (Apr 2012)
  • Authored Balanced Budget Amendment plus lower taxes. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
George Allen on Civil Rights
Click here for 16 full quotes on Civil Rights OR other political leaders on Civil Rights.
  • Gay judges ok; activist judges not ok. (May 2012)
  • Defense of Marriage Act does not fully protect marriage. (Jul 2011)
  • Tunisian mother did not teach him Tunisian slur “macaca”. (Sep 2006)
  • Using “macaca” was a mistake, but not intended as an insult. (Sep 2006)
  • In 1984, opposed MLK holiday; in 1993, honored Confederacy. (Sep 2006)
  • Kept Confederate imagery in Governor’s office; for heritage. (Sep 2006)
  • Opposes requiring companies to hire more minorities. (Sep 2000)
  • Opposes “Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws”. (Sep 2000)
  • Support VA beliefs & pass flag-burning ban amendment. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
  • Supports anti-flag desecration amendment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 20% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
George Allen on Corporations
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  • Encourage corporations to repatriate their foreign earnings. (Jun 2012)
  • Focus on small business and job creation. (May 2012)
  • Voted NO on repealing tax subsidy for companies which move US jobs offshore. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming bankruptcy to include means-testing & restrictions. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting rules on personal bankruptcy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
George Allen on Crime
Click here for 6 full quotes on Crime OR other political leaders on Crime.
  • Leader for three decades in enacting truth-in-sentencing. (May 2012)
  • Supports the death penalty. (Sep 2000)
  • Supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Sep 2000)
  • Abolished parole; instituted Three Strikes laws. (Sep 2000)
  • Try juvenile felons as adults. (Sep 2000)
  • 1994: led "truth-in-sentencing" reform among states. (Apr 1996)
George Allen on Drugs
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  • Supports “Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it”. (Sep 2000)
  • Tougher sentencing for drug crimes. (Sep 2000)
George Allen on Education
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  • Froze college tuition while governor. (May 2012)
  • Lower student loan rates; freeze tuition rates. (May 2012)
  • School choice & vouchers, over one-size-fits-all. (Jul 2011)
  • Supports parents choosing schools via vouchers. (Sep 2000)
  • Testing has brought accountability. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO on $52M for "21st century community learning centers". (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on $5B for grants to local educational agencies. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on shifting $11B from corporate tax loopholes to education. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on funding student testing instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 27% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
George Allen on Energy & Oil
Click here for 17 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR other political leaders on Energy & Oil.
  • If you use electricity, you should vote for me. (Oct 2012)
  • Energy independence instead of cap-and-trade. (Apr 2012)
  • Use the blessings of our plentiful American energy. (Apr 2012)
  • We are blessed to be #1 in energy resources: so use them. (Dec 2011)
  • Opposes spending resources to stop Global Warming. (Sep 2000)
  • Roll back federal gas tax to lower gas price. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
George Allen on Environment
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  • Voted NO on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
George Allen on Families & Children
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  • Virginia families are under stress as never before. (Jul 2011)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
George Allen on Foreign Policy
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  • End foreign aid to Egypt until they join War on Terror. (Oct 2012)
  • Oppose foreign treaties that jeopardize our sovereignty. (Jul 2011)
  • Opposes linking Human Rights to trade with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Supports continuing Foreign Aid to Russia, Israel, & others. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on enlarging NATO to include Eastern Europe. (May 2002)
George Allen on Free Trade
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  • Supports expanding Free Trade. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Rated 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
George Allen on Government Reform
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  • Sexual orientation not a factor in judges' qualifications. (May 2012)
  • Judges shouldn't invent law or impose their political views. (May 2012)
  • Curb spending by passing a line-item veto. (May 2012)
  • Supports line-item veto & balanced budget amendment. (May 2012)
  • No activist judges who oppose God in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2011)
  • Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on require photo ID (not just signature) for voter registration. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
George Allen on Gun Control
Click here for 6 full quotes on Gun Control OR other political leaders on Gun Control.
  • Instant criminal records check on all gun purchases. (Jul 2012)
  • Endorsed by NRA for record of defending Second Amendment. (May 2012)
  • Allow concealed carry in National Parks. (Jul 2011)
  • Opposes absolute right to gun ownership. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
George Allen on Health Care
Click here for 13 full quotes on Health Care OR other political leaders on Health Care.
  • ObamaCare hurts seniors by taking $700B from Medicare. (Oct 2012)
  • Root out $50 billion a year in Medicare waste. (Aug 2012)
  • I want to be the deciding vote to repeal ObamaCare. (Jun 2012)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing reimportation of Rx drugs from Canada. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on allowing patients to sue HMOs & collect punitive damages. (Jun 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
George Allen on Homeland Security
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  • Military readiness more important than congressional consent. (May 2012)
  • More concerned with army's readiness than war authorization. (May 2012)
  • Spending necessary to bolster the military, post-9-11. (May 2012)
  • 52,000 earmarks, but mostly for defense & security. (Apr 2012)
  • Continue terrorist interrogations but without torture. (Sep 2006)
  • Wrong to bar women from VMI; did it to be gentlemanly. (Sep 2006)
  • Supports more spending on Armed Forces personnel. (Sep 2000)
  • Supports spending on Missile Defense (“Star Wars”). (Sep 2000)
  • Build SDI; pay soldiers more. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's wiretap provision. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting business with entities linked to terrorism. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on restoring $565M for states' and ports' first responders. (Mar 2005)
  • Small business in developing homeland security technologies. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record. (Dec 2003)
George Allen on Immigration
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  • Opposes “Immigration helps our economy”. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on establishing a Guest Worker program. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship. (May 2006)
George Allen on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
George Allen on Principles & Values
Click here for 7 full quotes on Principles & Values OR other political leaders on Principles & Values.
  • 2006: Caught by "tracker" who followed him around everywhere. (Nov 2009)
  • Recently discovered he has Jewish heritage. (Sep 2006)
  • Raised Christian with Jewish ancestry; religion not relevant. (Sep 2006)
  • Conservative alternative to McCain in presidential jockeying. (May 2006)
  • Calls himself “Common sense” conservative populist. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
George Allen on Social Security
Click here for 6 full quotes on Social Security OR other political leaders on Social Security.
  • Raise retirement age, plus options for younger people. (Oct 2012)
  • Raise retirement age & end benefits to wealthy. (Jun 2012)
  • Raise retirement age; more retirement security options. (Apr 2012)
  • Only supports reforms that do not adversely affect benefits. (Sep 2006)
  • Supports privatizing Social Security. (Sep 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
George Allen on Tax Reform
Click here for 17 full quotes on Tax Reform OR other political leaders on Tax Reform.
  • Letting Bush tax cuts expire is a tax hike. (Oct 2012)
  • No tax increases; no defense cuts; no bargaining. (Sep 2012)
  • Freedom-to-choose flat tax: present tax code or flat rate. (Dec 2011)
  • Supports making income tax flatter & lower. (Sep 2000)
  • End death tax & marriage penalty; more deductions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years. (May 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on increasing tax deductions for college tuition. (May 2001)
  • Rated 76% by NTU, indicating a "Taxpayer's Friend" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death taxes. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Aug 2012)
George Allen on Technology
Click here for 6 full quotes on Technology OR other political leaders on Technology.
  • Keep taxes off Internet. (Jul 2012)
  • No online sales tax for out-of-state websites. (Jun 2012)
  • OpEd: Internet allows candidates' own words against them. (Mar 2010)
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
George Allen on War & Peace
Click here for 14 full quotes on War & Peace OR other political leaders on War & Peace.
  • Iran is a threat; prevent getting nuclear weapons. (Sep 2012)
  • More troops to Iraq. (Sep 2006)
  • Vote for Iraq War to support Bush by showing unity & resolve. (Sep 2006)
  • We have created a freer and more just Iraq. (Sep 2006)
  • No second guessing; stand by Iraq war vote despite no WMDs. (Sep 2006)
  • No second-guessing how Iraqi $300B could be better spent. (Sep 2006)
  • Keep US forces in Iraq in remote bases for force protection. (Sep 2006)
  • Stay the course: no retreat; fight al Qaeda in Iraq. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on investigating contract awards in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on $86 billion for military operations in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
George Allen on Welfare & Poverty
Click here for 3 full quotes on Welfare & Poverty OR other political leaders on Welfare & Poverty.
  • Supports allowing churches to provide welfare services. (Sep 2000)
  • Minor mothers must live at home & identify fathers. (Sep 2000)
  • Tax credits to promote home ownership in distressed areas. (Apr 2003)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
For parental notification; against funding abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
For adult stem-cell research; against embryonic research: Opposes topic 1
Strongly opposes “Abortion is a woman’s right”: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime: Opposes topic 1
NO on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives: Opposes topic 1
YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions: Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
Opposes requiring companies to hire more minorities: Opposes topic 2
Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Sexual orientation not a factor in judges' qualifications: Favors topic 3
Judges shouldn't invent law or impose their political views: Opposes topic 3
Defense of Marriage Act does not fully protect marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Defense of Marriage Act does not fully protect marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes “Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws”: Strongly Opposes topic 3
NO on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes: Strongly Opposes topic 3
YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
No activist judges who oppose God in Pledge of Allegiance: Strongly Favors topic 4
Supports allowing churches to provide welfare services: Favors topic 4
Minor mothers must live at home & identify fathers: Favors topic 4
Supports anti-flag desecration amendment: Favors topic 4
Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record: Strongly Favors topic 4
YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare hurts seniors by taking $700B from Medicare: Favors topic 5
I want to be the deciding vote to repeal ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
I want to be the deciding vote to repeal ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
YES on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit: Opposes topic 5
YES on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit: Favors topic 5
YES on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics: Favors topic 5
NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug: Strongly Opposes topic 5
NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D: Opposes topic 5
YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000: Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Raise retirement age, plus options for younger people: Favors topic 6
Raise retirement age & end benefits to wealthy: Opposes topic 6
Raise retirement age; more retirement security options: Favors topic 6
Only supports reforms that do not adversely affect benefits: Opposes topic 6
Supports privatizing Social Security: Strongly Favors topic 6
Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
School choice & vouchers, over one-size-fits-all: Strongly Favors topic 7
School choice & vouchers, over one-size-fits-all: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports parents choosing schools via vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Testing has brought accountability: Favors topic 7
Rated 27% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes: Strongly Favors topic 7
NO on funding smaller classes instead of private tutors: Favors topic 7
NO on funding student testing instead of private tutors: Favors topic 7
NO on $5B for grants to local educational agencies: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
We are blessed to be #1 in energy resources: so use them: Strongly Favors topic 8
Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Leader for three decades in enacting truth-in-sentencing: Strongly Favors topic 9
Supports the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 9
Supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
Abolished parole; instituted Three Strikes laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
Try juvenile felons as adults: Favors topic 9
1994: led "truth-in-sentencing" reform among states: Strongly Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Endorsed by NRA for record of defending Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Allow concealed carry in National Parks: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes absolute right to gun ownership: Strongly Opposes topic 10
NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence: Strongly Opposes topic 10
YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Letting Bush tax cuts expire is a tax hike: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No tax increases; no defense cuts; no bargaining: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Curb spending by passing a line-item veto: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Freedom-to-choose flat tax: present tax code or flat rate: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports making income tax flatter & lower: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Authored Balanced Budget Amendment plus lower taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
End death tax & marriage penalty; more deductions: Opposes topic 11
Rated 76% by NTU, indicating a "Taxpayer's Friend" on tax votes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Adopt a single-rate tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
NO on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates: Opposes topic 11
NO on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction: Opposes topic 11
YES on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends: Strongly Opposes topic 11
NO on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut: Opposes topic 11
YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes “Immigration helps our economy”: Opposes topic 12
NO on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 12
NO on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
NO on establishing a Guest Worker program: Opposes topic 12
YES on building a fence along the Mexican border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports expanding Free Trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Rated 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on removing common goods from national security export rules: Favors topic 13
YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam: Favors topic 13
YES on extending free trade to Andean nations: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore: Favors topic 13
YES on establishing free trade between the US and Chile: Favors topic 13
YES on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on free trade agreement with Oman: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Social scale)
NO on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees: Strongly Favors topic 14
NO on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Military readiness more important than congressional consent: Strongly Favors topic 15
Spending necessary to bolster the military, post-9-11: Strongly Favors topic 15
52,000 earmarks, but mostly for defense & security: Strongly Favors topic 15
Supports more spending on Armed Forces personnel: Strongly Favors topic 15
Build SDI; pay soldiers more: Favors topic 15
Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record: Strongly Favors topic 15
YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
NO on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations: Opposes topic 16
NO on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads: Opposes topic 16
NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity: Opposes topic 16
YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
End foreign aid to Egypt until they join War on Terror: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Iran is a threat; prevent getting nuclear weapons: Opposes topic 17
Stay the course: no retreat; fight al Qaeda in Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Supports continuing Foreign Aid to Russia, Israel, & others: Strongly Favors topic 17
YES on authorizing use of military force against Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
If you use electricity, you should vote for me: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Energy independence instead of cap-and-trade: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Use the blessings of our plentiful American energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
We are blessed to be #1 in energy resources: so use them: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes spending resources to stop Global Warming: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low: Opposes topic 18
YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill: Opposes topic 18
NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%): Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports “Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it”: Strongly Favors topic 19
Tougher sentencing for drug crimes: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Letting Bush tax cuts expire is a tax hike: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports line-item veto & balanced budget amendment: Opposes topic 20
Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge: Opposes topic 20

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