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Kathleen Sebelius on VoteMatch

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Archbishop of Kansas chides governor for supporting abortion: No opin. on topic 1
Vetoed Comprehensive Abortion Reform Act as unconstitutional: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed by Planned Parenthood for years as pro-choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
There is still injustice in America: Favors topic 2
Shift from group preferences to economic empowerment of all: Neutral on topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
No Constitutional amendment against same-sex marriage: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
First step of overhaul: health care to 10 million children: Strongly Favors topic 5
I-Save-Rx: low-cost prescriptions from Canada and Europe: Favors topic 5
Insure all Kansas children from birth to age five: Strongly Favors topic 5
Cutting Medicaid will increase numbers of uninsured: Strongly Favors topic 5
Establish "report cards" on HMO quality of care: Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Create Retirement Savings Accounts: Favors topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect and strengthen public schools after years of neglect: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Pay teachers adequately and provide them with health care: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
Environmental justice strategy: protect polluted communities: Strongly Opposes topic 8
$1.5 million grants for recycling & composting: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Restore funding for transportation and biosciences projects: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Owing to her Catholicism, Sebelius opposes the death penalty: Opposes topic 9
Opponent of capital punishment during Supreme Court ruling: Opposes topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Vetoed concealed carry law: Opposes topic 10
Allow machine gun ownership if NFA requirements met: Favors topic 10
No new restrictions: supports second amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Prevent unauthorized firearm use with "smart gun" technology: Opposes topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Balanced four state budgets without tax increases: Opposes topic 11
$12B in federal economic stimulus as state block grants: Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Focus on employers who hire illegal workers: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Regarded as pro-business and fiscally conservative: Favors topic 13
Create new markets for Kansas products at home and overseas: Strongly Favors topic 13
Build a rule-based global trading system: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Benefits for state employees called to National Guard duty: Favors topic 15
Strategic Military Planning to protect vital military assets: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Stand up to the big powerful lobbies: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+2 points on Social scale)
Chart a new course: Soldiers canít solve political disputes: Favors topic 17
Progressive Internationalism: globalize with US pre-eminence: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases: Favors topic 18
Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-5 points on Social scale)
Vigilant in war against dangerous methamphetamine: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Erased $1.1 billion budget deficit without raising taxes: Opposes topic 20
Economy requires urgent action & sustained attention: Favors topic 20
Uncovered $159 million in wasteful government spending: Opposes topic 20

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Kathleen Sebelius on the issues:
Obama Administration:
Pres.Barack Obama
V.P.Joe Biden
DoD:Chuck Hagel
A.G.:Eric Holder
State:John Kerry
DHS:Janet Napolitano
HHS:Kathleen Sebelius
DVA:Eric Shinseki
USDA:Tom Vilsack

First Obama Administration:
State:Hillary Clinton
Staff:Rahm Emanuel
DOT:Ray LaHood
DOI:Ken Salazar
DOL:Hilda Solis

Former G.W.Bush Administration:
Pres.George W. Bush
V.P.Dick Cheney
State:Colin Powell
State:Condi Rice
EPA:Christie Whitman

Former Clinton Administration:
Pres.Bill Clinton
V.P.Al Gore
HUD:Andrew Cuomo
Labor:Robert Reich
A.G.:Janet Reno

Former G.H.W.Bush Administration:
Pres.George W. Bush
V.P.Dan Quayle
Labor:Liddy Dole
ED:Lamar Alexander
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Jobs
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War & Peace
Welfare

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Page last updated: May 31, 2014