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Raja Krishnamoorthi on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Consistent supporter of a woman's right to choose. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports pro-choice legislation. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Budget & Economy
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  • Supports federal spending to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Civil Rights
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  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Corporations
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  • Shift tax breaks for wealthy financiers to small businesses. (Nov 2016)
  • $15B for small business creation incentives. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Drugs
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  • Opioid abuse blights our nation; more funds to fight it. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Education
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  • 4-point plan for affordable college. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes states adopting federal education standards. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Energy & Oil
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  • The time for America's clean energy future is now. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports federally developing renewable energy. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports regulation of greenhouse gas emission. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Families & Children
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  • Affordable, quality child care is a smart investment. (Apr 2015)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Foreign Policy
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  • Promote our exceptional standing with active diplomacy. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Government Reform
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  • Campaign finance reforms to enable citizen participation. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Gun Control
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  • Common-sense gun laws, plus fund gun research. (Nov 2016)
  • Expanded real-time background checks. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports gun-control legislation. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Health Care
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  • Let Medicare negotiate prices for prescription drugs. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Homeland Security
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  • Ensure our military has resources to carry out its mission. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Immigration
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  • Supports DREAM Act and path to citizenship. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes requiring illegals to return to country of origin. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Jobs
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  • Raise federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Principles & Values
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  • First Hindu-American & Indian-American in Congress. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Social Security
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  • Entitlements are under attack on ideological grounds. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes diverting some FICA into personal accounts. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Tax Reform
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  • Supports tax increases to balance the budget. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports lowering taxes to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Technology
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  • Modernize transportation with federal infrastructure bank. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on War & Peace
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  • Supports American intervention in Mideast beyond air support. (Nov 2016)
Raja Krishnamoorthi on Welfare & Poverty
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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 unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Consistent supporter of a woman's right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports pro-choice legislation: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Let Medicare negotiate prices for prescription drugs: Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing the 2010 affordable care act: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Entitlements are under attack on ideological grounds: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes diverting some FICA into personal accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes states adopting federal education standards: Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Common-sense gun laws, plus fund gun research: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Expanded real-time background checks: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports gun-control legislation: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Shift tax breaks for wealthy financiers to small businesses: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports tax increases to balance the budget: Favors topic 11
Supports lowering taxes to promote economic growth: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports DREAM Act and path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes requiring illegals to return to country of origin: Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Promote our exceptional standing with active diplomacy: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Ensure our military has resources to carry out its mission: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Campaign finance reforms to enable citizen participation: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports American intervention in Mideast beyond air support: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
The time for America's clean energy future is now: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports federally developing renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulation of greenhouse gas emission: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opioid abuse blights our nation; more funds to fight it: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
$15B for small business creation incentives: Strongly Favors topic 20
Supports federal spending to promote economic growth: Strongly Favors topic 20

Raja Krishnamoorthi is a Moderate Liberal Populist.
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