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Allen Buckley on SenateMatch

 



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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+2 points on Social scale)
No government intervention nor abortion funding: Favors topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Let companies hire whomever they desire: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
No changes in Constitution for gay marriage: Favors topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-5 points on Social scale)
Allow moment of silence in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
Death penalty acceptable in appropriate circumstances: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports "Three Strikes" sentencing laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No federally-run health care: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Above-the-line tax deductions for health costs: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No federal health care except by tax deductions: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Matching accounts for people born after 1985: Favors topic 6
Privatization of Social Security is impractical: Strongly Opposes topic 6
National referendum to resolve Social Security dilemmas: Favors topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Against vouchers but for local control: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Dismantle the federal Department of Education: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Convert from gasoline vehicles to hydrogen or other fuel: Favors topic 18
Favors a strong federal EPA: Favors topic 18
Provide financial incentives for alternative energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize marijuana for adults, like alcohol: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Tolerate decriminalization of marijuana, like alcohol: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No church-state connection, including welfare: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Simplify the system for individuals: Opposes topic 11
10/x/39 tax system would pay off debt in 50-60 years: Opposes topic 11
Tie spending to tax rates, eliminate Alternative Minimum Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Remove all poor people from income taxation: Favors topic 11
Establish a 10/x/39 three-bracket income tax system: Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
No benefits for illegal aliens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Implement a reasonable policy and enforce it: Opposes topic 12
Strong enforcement against illegal immigration: Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Tariff on Chinese imports until they detach yuan from dollar: Opposes topic 13
Generally for free trade: Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+5 points on Social scale)
Keep US military strong, but solely for defense: Strongly Opposes topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Bush has overreached in expanding executive power: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+2 points on Social scale)
War in Iraq has made terrorism problem worse: Strongly Favors topic 17
Cut foreign aid; stay neutral on Israel-Palestine: Opposes topic 17

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2008 Senate retirements:

Wayne Allard(R,CO)
Larry Craig(R,ID)
Pete Domenici(R,NM)
Chuck Hagel(R,NE)
Trent Lott(R,MS)
Craig Thomas(R,WY)
John Warner(R,VA)

Incoming Obama Administration:

Pres.Barack Obama
V.P.Joe Biden
State:Hillary Clinton
HHS:Tom Daschle
Staff:Rahm Emanuel
DHS:Janet Napolitano
DOC:Bill Richardson
DoD:Robert Gates
A.G.:Eric Holder
Treas.:Tim Geithner
Winners of 2008 Senate Races:
( * if new to the Senate)
AK:*Begich over Stevens
AL:Sessions
AR:Pryor
CO:*Udall
DE:Biden and Kaufman
GA:Chambliss v.Martin (Dec. 2 runoff)
IA:Harkin
ID:*Risch
IL:Durbin
KS:Roberts
KY:McConnell
LA:Landrieu
MA:Kerry
ME:Collins
MI:Levin
MN:Coleman v.Franken (recounting as of Dec.1)
MS4:Wicker
MS6:Cochran
MT:Baucus
NC:*Hagan over Dole
NE:*Johanns
NH:*Shaheen over Sununu
NJ:Lautenberg
NM:*Udall
OK:Inhofe
OR:*Merkley over Smith
RI:Reed
SC:Graham
SD:Johnson
TN:Alexander
TX:Cornyn
VA:*Warner
WV:Rockefeller
WY4:Barrasso
WY6:Enzi
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Campaign Finance
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Iraq/Mideast
Infrastructure
Jobs/Farming
Medicare/Rx
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty

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Page last updated: Dec 01, 2008