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Scott Murphy on Abortion
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Scott Murphy on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
Scott Murphy on Civil Rights
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Scott Murphy on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
Scott Murphy on Crime
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  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Scott Murphy on Drugs
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Scott Murphy on Education
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  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
Scott Murphy on Energy & Oil
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  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Include agricultural products in renewable fuels. (May 2009)
Scott Murphy on Environment
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  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
Scott Murphy on Families & Children
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  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Scott Murphy on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Scott Murphy on Free Trade
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Scott Murphy on Government Reform
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  • Voted NO on Congressional pay raise. (Jun 2009)
Scott Murphy on Gun Control
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Scott Murphy on Health Care
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Scott Murphy on Homeland Security
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Scott Murphy on Immigration
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Scott Murphy on Jobs
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Scott Murphy on Principles & Values
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Scott Murphy on Social Security
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Scott Murphy on Tax Reform
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Scott Murphy on Technology
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Scott Murphy on War & Peace
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Scott Murphy on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Neutral on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes: 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)
Neutral on topic 8:
Death Penalty
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Neutral on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
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Neutral on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Neutral on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
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Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on $40B for green public schools: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Include agricultural products in renewable fuels: Favors topic 18
YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution: Favors topic 18
NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program: Opposes 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)
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Neutral on topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
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Neutral on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
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Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
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Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
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Neutral on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
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(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 17:
US out of Iraq
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(No votes on which to base response)

Scott Murphy is a Centrist.
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