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Kathy Dahlkemper on Abortion
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Kathy Dahlkemper on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Establish a usury limit of 16% for consumer credit cards. (Dec 2009)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Civil Rights
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  • Women have right to equal pay for equal work. (Nov 2008)
Kathy Dahlkemper 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)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Crime
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  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Drugs
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Kathy Dahlkemper on Education
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  • Increase our investment in both primary and higher education. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Energy & Oil
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  • Address climate change & leave our children a world. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Include agricultural products in renewable fuels. (May 2009)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Environment
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  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Families & Children
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  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Afghan laws violate women's human rights on sex & divorce. (Apr 2009)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Free Trade
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  • NAFTA and CAFTA have failed our workers; amend them. (Nov 2008)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Government Reform
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  • Voted YES on Congressional pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Gun Control
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  • Supports individualís freedom to keep and bear arms. (Nov 2008)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Health Care
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  • Cover all children while working toward universal coverage. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Homeland Security
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Kathy Dahlkemper on Immigration
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  • More enforcement at borders; no amnesty. (Nov 2008)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Jobs
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  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Principles & Values
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Kathy Dahlkemper on Social Security
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  • Keep senior citizens secure from the gamble of privatization. (Nov 2008)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Tax Reform
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  • Require wealthiest 2% to give back portion of Bush tax cuts. (Nov 2008)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Technology
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  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
Kathy Dahlkemper on War & Peace
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  • Long overdue to plan systematic withdrawal from Iraq. (Nov 2008)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)


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)
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Women have right to equal pay for equal work: Strongly Favors topic 2
Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue: Favors topic 2
Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination: Favors topic 2
Afghan laws violate women's human rights on sex & divorce: Favors topic 2
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
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports individualís freedom to keep and bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Cover all children while working toward universal coverage: Strongly 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
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Keep senior citizens secure from the gamble of privatization: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Increase our investment in both primary and higher education: Opposes topic 7
YES on $40B for green public schools: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Address climate change & leave our children a world: Strongly Favors topic 18
Include agricultural products in renewable fuels: Favors topic 18
NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution: Opposes topic 18
YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program: 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)
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention: Opposes topic 20
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Require wealthiest 2% to give back portion of Bush tax cuts: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
More enforcement at borders; no amnesty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
NAFTA and CAFTA have failed our workers; amend them: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Neutral 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)
Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises: Favors topic 16
Neutral on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
Long overdue to plan systematic withdrawal from Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17

Kathy Dahlkemper is a Liberal Populist.
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