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Hansen Clarke on Abortion
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  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Nov 2010)
Hansen Clarke on Budget & Economy
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  • Create a state-operated tax-funded Bank of Michigan. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
Hansen Clarke on Civil Rights
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  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
Hansen Clarke on Corporations
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  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Hansen Clarke on Crime
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  • Opposes the death penalty. (Nov 2010)
Hansen Clarke on Drugs
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Hansen Clarke on Education
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  • Improve our schools & keep them in use in summers. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
Hansen Clarke on Energy & Oil
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  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)
Hansen Clarke on Environment
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  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Hansen Clarke on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Hansen Clarke on Foreign Policy
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  • Rated +2 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Hansen Clarke on Free Trade
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  • Buy from American businesses and not foreign suppliers. (Nov 2010)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
Hansen Clarke on Government Reform
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  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
Hansen Clarke on Gun Control
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Hansen Clarke on Health Care
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  • Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Supports public option for health insurance. (Nov 2010)
Hansen Clarke on Homeland Security
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  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Homeland Security. (Mar 2011)
Hansen Clarke on Immigration
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  • Supports a pathway to citizenship. (Nov 2010)
Hansen Clarke on Jobs
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  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Hansen Clarke on Principles & Values
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Hansen Clarke on Social Security
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  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
Hansen Clarke on Tax Reform
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Hansen Clarke on Technology
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  • Supports funding high speed rail in Michigan. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
Hansen Clarke on War & Peace
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  • Get out of foreign countries and focus on rebuilding US. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Opposes a continued presence in Afghanistan. (Nov 2010)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
Hansen Clarke on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
I consider myself pro-choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Neutral on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports public option for health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
NO on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund: Strongly Favors topic 5
NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Improve our schools & keep them in use in summers: Opposes topic 7
NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit: Strongly Favors topic 18
NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases: Favors topic 18
NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling: Strongly Favors topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports a pathway to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Buy from American businesses and not foreign suppliers: Opposes topic 13
Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency: Opposes topic 13
Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements: Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+2 points on Social scale)
Get out of foreign countries and focus on rebuilding US: Favors topic 17
Opposes a continued presence in Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes: Opposes topic 17
YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval: Opposes topic 17

Hansen Clarke is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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