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Don Stenberg on SenateMatch


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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Pro life; ban on partial birth abortions: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes “Abortion is a woman’s right”: Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes “Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws”: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Strong, traditional families are foundation of our culture: Favors topic 4
Supports Organized Prayer In Public Schools: Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports "stand-your-ground" self-defense laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
Supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposed nominee for stripping Americans of gun rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Supports Constitutional right to keep and bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Supports absolute right to gun ownership: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare violates the Constitution: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes More Federal Funding for Health Coverage: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports privatizing Social Security: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports parents choosing schools via vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Defeat Cap and Trade; global warming is unproven: Opposes topic 18
Open Alaska and offshore to oil and gas development: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Develop domestic energy to lower prices: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low: Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports allowing churches to provide welfare services: Strongly Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Fight for no new taxes & to extend Bush tax cuts: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports making income tax flatter & lower: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Adopt a single-rate tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-3 points on Social scale)
Secure our Borders against terrorists & illegals: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strengthen our borders: Opposes topic 12
Supports “Immigration helps our economy-encourage it”: Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Assist our family farmers to compete globally: Opposes topic 13
Supports expanding Free Trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
Defeat terrorists at home & abroad: Strongly Favors topic 15
Supports more spending on Armed Forces personnel: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Don't renew legislative earmarks; and attack past ones: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes continuing Foreign Aid to Russia, Israel, & others: Strongly Opposes topic 17

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Retiring as of Jan. 2013:

Senate elections Nov. 2012:
AZ:Flake(R) vs.Hackbarth(R) vs.Carmona(D) vs.Ruben(D) vs.Bivens(D)
CA:Feinstein(D) vs.Emken(R) vs.Taitz(R)
CT:Bysiewicz(D) vs.Murphy(D) vs.Shays(R) vs.McMahon(R)
DE:Carper(D) vs.O`Donnell(R)
FL:Nelson(D) vs.LeMieux(R) vs.Mack(R)
HI:Hirono(D) vs.Case(D) vs.Lingle(R)
IN:Lugar(R) vs.Mourdock(R) vs.Donnelly(D)
MA:Brown(R) vs.E.Warren(D)
MD:Cardin(D) vs.Bongino(R)
ME:D`Amboise(R) vs.King(I) vs.Dunlap(D) vs.Summers(R)
MI:Stabenow(D) vs.Hekman(R) vs.Konetchy(R) vs.Hoekstra(R) vs.Boman(L)
MN:Klobuchar(D) vs.Arwood(R) vs.Hernandez(R) vs.Severson(R)
MO:McCaskill(D) vs.Akin(R) vs.Steelman(R)
MS:Wicker(R) vs.Gore(D)
MT:Tester(D) vs.Rehberg(R)
ND:Heitkamp(D) vs.Berg(R) vs.Sand(R)

NE:Kerrey(D) vs.Fischer(R) vs.Flynn(R) vs.Stenberg(R) vs.Bruning(R)
NJ:Menendez(D) vs.Kyrillos(R) vs.Diakos(D) vs.Booker(D)
NM:Balderas(D) vs.Wilson(R) vs.Heinrich(D) vs.Sanchez(R)
NV:Heller(R) vs.Berkley(D)
NY:Gillibrand(D) vs.Noren(D) vs.Maragos(R) vs.Turner(R) vs.Clark(G)
OH:Brown(D) vs.Pryce(R) vs.Mandel(R)
PA:Casey(D) vs.Scaringi(R) vs.Welch(R) vs.Smith(R) vs.Rohrer(R)
RI:Whitehouse(D) vs.Hinckley(R)
TN:Corker(R) vs.Poskevich(R)
TX:Cruz(R) vs.Leppert(R) vs.Dewhurst(R) vs.Sadler(D)
UT:Hatch(R) vs.Howell(D) vs.Liljenquist(R) vs.Ashdown(D) vs.Chaffetz(R)
VA:Kaine(D) vs.Allen(R) vs.Radtke(R)
WA:Cantwell(D) vs.Baumgartner(R)
WI:Schiess(R) vs.Neumann(R) vs.Thompson(R) vs.Baldwin(D)
WV:Manchin(D) vs.Raese(R)
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Page last updated: May 25, 2012