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Robin Kelly on Abortion
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  • Work to preserve abortion rights. (Mar 2013)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Nov 2013)
Robin Kelly on Budget & Economy
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  • Fight the Republican assault on the middle class. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
Robin Kelly on Civil Rights
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  • Recognize 1961 Freedom Riders against segregated buses. (Feb 2014)
Robin Kelly on Corporations
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  • Small businesses are the engines of our recovery. (Mar 2013)
Robin Kelly on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Robin Kelly on Drugs
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Robin Kelly on Education
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  • Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Apr 2013)
Robin Kelly on Energy & Oil
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Robin Kelly on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Robin Kelly on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Robin Kelly on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Robin Kelly on Free Trade
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  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Jun 2013)
Robin Kelly on Government Reform
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  • Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions. (Feb 2014)
Robin Kelly on Gun Control
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  • Sponsored repealing "stand-your-ground" laws. (Jul 2013)
Robin Kelly on Health Care
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Robin Kelly on Homeland Security
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Robin Kelly on Immigration
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Robin Kelly on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Sep 2013)
Robin Kelly on Principles & Values
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Robin Kelly on Social Security
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  • Oppose raising the eligibility age for receiving benefits. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (May 2013)
Robin Kelly on Tax Reform
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Robin Kelly on Technology
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  • Support South Suburban Airport and the Red Line Expansion. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Robin Kelly on War & Peace
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Robin Kelly on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Work to preserve abortion rights: Strongly Favors topic 1
Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Recognize 1961 Freedom Riders against segregated buses: Strongly Favors topic 2
Neutral on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose raising the eligibility age for receiving benefits: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI": Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years: Opposes topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral 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)
Sponsored repealing "stand-your-ground" laws: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Neutral on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Neutral on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Fight the Republican assault on the middle class: Favors topic 20
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Robin Kelly is a Moderate Liberal Populist.
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