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Jeanne Shaheen on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Invest in emerging industries like stem cell research. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Endorsed Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women. (Apr 2001)
  • Let military perform abortions in cases of rape or incest. (Jun 2011)
Jeanne Shaheen on Budget & Economy
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  • Bush-Sununu self-regulation policy led to financial meltdown. (Sep 2008)
  • Lack of oversight caused financial crisis; regulation needed. (Sep 2008)
  • Crack down on no-bid contracts; limit pork barrel spending. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • Regional transportation network to foster trade & economy. (Jul 2000)
  • Bankruptcy reform: limit Chapter 7; protect states' role. (Feb 2001)
  • Uphold commitments to states before other spending. (Sep 2001)
  • More enforcement of mortgage fraud and TARP fraud. (May 2009)
Jeanne Shaheen on Civil Rights
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  • Supported the 2007 civil unions law in New Hampshire. (Jul 2008)
  • Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment. (Feb 2001)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • Decide Indian gaming rules at state level, not DOI. (Jul 1999)
Jeanne Shaheen on Corporations
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  • Bankruptcy reform: prevent inappropriate Chapter 7 filings. (May 1999)
Jeanne Shaheen on Crime
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  • Broaden use of the death penalty. (Nov 1996)
  • Require truth in sentencing. (Nov 1996)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
Jeanne Shaheen on Drugs
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  • Foreign assistance helps counter-drug efforts. (Sep 2008)
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Jeanne Shaheen on Education
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  • Must resolve permanent school funding this year. (Jan 2001)
  • Standards for teachers; kindergarten for kids. (Jan 2001)
  • Goals 2000: Maintain national standards. (Nov 1996)
  • Improve and invest in public schools. (Aug 2001)
  • Professional development grants for elementary principals. (Jul 2010)
Jeanne Shaheen on Energy & Oil
Click here for 9 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • US must be a leader in climate change agreements. (Sep 2008)
  • Independence from foreign oil and reverse global warming. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
  • Create Regional Emissions Registry for GHG trading. (Aug 2001)
  • Maintain federal funds for transit funding above 12.5% cap. (Jul 1999)
Jeanne Shaheen on Environment
Click here for 6 full quotes on Environment OR background on Environment.
  • Supports Land and Community Heritage Investment Program. (Jan 2001)
  • Manage growth & avoid sprawl. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Eliminate mercury releases by 2003. (Sep 2000)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
Jeanne Shaheen on Families & Children
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  • Encourage fathers' participation in child-raising. (Sep 2001)
  • Federal funds & state involvement in fatherhood initiatives. (Aug 2001)
Jeanne Shaheen on Foreign Policy
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  • Rebuild our alliances & restore our moral authority. (Sep 2008)
  • Reform the UN but pay US dues. (Sep 2008)
  • Afghan laws violate women's human rights on sex & divorce. (Apr 2009)
Jeanne Shaheen on Free Trade
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  • Develop an open North American energy market. (Jul 2000)
  • Foster globalization with New England & Eastern Canada. (Aug 2001)
  • More business cooperation between New England & East Canada. (Jun 1998)
Jeanne Shaheen on Government Reform
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  • Voted YES on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Reforms must respect state's rights to select electors. (Aug 2001)
  • More federal funding for FAA and air traffic control. (Jul 1999)
Jeanne Shaheen on Gun Control
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  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
Jeanne Shaheen on Health Care
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  • We need a universal health care system to cover everyone. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • No federal pre-emption of employee health plan regulation. (Oct 2001)
  • Disclose payments from manufacturers to physicians. (Jan 2009)
  • Expedited licensing for biosimilar products. (Mar 2009)
  • Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure. (Apr 1999)
Jeanne Shaheen on Homeland Security
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  • Oppose the Bush doctrine of preemption. (Sep 2008)
  • Participate in ICC as observer, while safeguarding troops. (Sep 2008)
  • Ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Deal with terrorism as a joint federal-state responsibility. (Feb 2001)
  • Include states in anti-terrorism planning. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Jeanne Shaheen on Immigration
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  • No automated entry-exit control system; allow free flow. (Jul 2000)
  • Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal. (Feb 2001)
  • Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation. (Feb 2001)
Jeanne Shaheen on Jobs
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  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
Jeanne Shaheen on Local Issues
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Jeanne Shaheen on Principles & Values
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  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Religious affiliation: Protestant. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of New England Governors Conference. (Aug 2001)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
Jeanne Shaheen on Social Security
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  • Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2001)
Jeanne Shaheen on Tax Reform
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  • Support middle class tax cuts to help working families. (Jul 2008)
  • No national sales tax or VAT. (Feb 2000)
  • Let states independently determine estate taxes. (May 2001)
Jeanne Shaheen on Technology
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  • Focus on brainpower, not horsepower, via more education. (Jan 2001)
  • Cooperate with Canada on regional info tech workforce. (Aug 2001)
  • Create International Northern and Biotechnology Corridor. (Jun 1998)
Jeanne Shaheen on War & Peace
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  • Supports international peacekeeping mission to Darfur. (Sep 2008)
  • End the devastating, mismanaged war in Iraq. (Mar 2008)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Jeanne Shaheen on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Promote the next generation of welfare reform. (Aug 2001)
  • Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants. (Sep 2001)


VoteMatch Responses
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Invest in emerging industries like stem cell research: Favors topic 1
Endorsed Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women: Favors topic 1
Let military perform abortions in cases of rape or incest: Favors topic 1
NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment: Favors topic 2
Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue: Favors topic 2
Afghan laws violate women's human rights on sex & divorce: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supported the 2007 civil unions law in New Hampshire: Strongly Favors topic 3
ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays: Favors topic 3
Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays: Favors topic 3
Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+2 points on Social scale)
Standards for teachers; kindergarten for kids: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
Broaden use of the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-3 points on Social scale)
Require truth in sentencing: Strongly Favors topic 9
Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs: Neutral on topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains: Favors topic 10
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-3 points on Economic scale)
We need a universal health care system to cover everyone: Strongly Favors topic 5
Disclose payments from manufacturers to physicians: Favors topic 5
Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure: Neutral on topic 5
NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts: Favors topic 5
YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program: Favors topic 5
YES on regulating tobacco as a drug: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding: Favors topic 6
Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Improve and invest in public schools: Opposes topic 7
Professional development grants for elementary principals: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Independence from foreign oil and reverse global warming: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports Land and Community Heritage Investment Program: Favors topic 18
Manage growth & avoid sprawl: Strongly Favors topic 18
Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically: Neutral on topic 18
Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries: Opposes topic 18
Create Regional Emissions Registry for GHG trading: Favors topic 18
NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases: Favors topic 18
NO on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade: Favors topic 18
NO on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax: Favors topic 18
YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program: Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-3 points on Social scale)
Foreign assistance helps counter-drug efforts: Favors topic 19
More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War: Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
Promote the next generation of welfare reform: Opposes topic 20
Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants: Favors topic 20
Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Support middle class tax cuts to help working families: Strongly Favors topic 11
No national sales tax or VAT: Neutral on topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+2 points on Social scale)
No automated entry-exit control system; allow free flow: Strongly Favors topic 12
Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal: Neutral on topic 12
Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation: Neutral on topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Develop an open North American energy market: Favors topic 13
Foster globalization with New England & Eastern Canada: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(-5 points on Social scale)
YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+2 points on Social scale)
End the devastating, mismanaged war in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Include states in anti-terrorism planning: Neutral on topic 17
Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program: Opposes topic 17

Jeanne Shaheen is a Centrist.
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