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Everett Stern on SenateMatch

 

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Legal protection to unborn children: Opposes topic 1
Support Hobby Lobby and right to stand by religious creed: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative action is unconstitutional: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Federal government out of gay rights issues: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Let schools display the words "God Bless America": Strongly Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Give choices and power to patients: Opposes topic 5
Fight to repeal Obamacare & its unconstitutional mandates: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Overhaul mental health; don't treat them like criminals: Favors topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Create personal retirement accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Freedom and choice of schools for parents & children: Strongly Favors topic 7
Against Common Core; for school choice: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
EPA regulations are too restrictive: Strongly Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
Focus on rehabilitation and prevention: Opposes topic 9
Blue Lives Matter: Police officers aren't 2nd class citizens: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
High capacity magazines ok; decreasing waiting periods ok: Strongly Favors topic 10
Absolute supporter of the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
I do not believe in spreading the wealth: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Reverse the trend of increasing small business tax burdens: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Practical solutions to illegal immigration: Favors topic 12
Pennsylvania is seriously harmed by illegal immigration: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Strongly support & expand free trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Strongly support American Exceptionalism: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Our country must have the strongest defense in the world: Strongly Favors topic 15
Take care of our troops--here and abroad: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Strongly support making voter registration easier: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Prevention instead of containment on Iranian nukes: Strongly Opposes topic 17
2012 HSBC: Uncovered billions in terrorist money laundering: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Strongly opposes prioritizing green energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Responsible energy exploration, with hydraulic fracturing: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-5 points on Social scale)
Continue to fight the war on drugs federally: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Market-led recovery better than federal stimulus: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Pro-growth: make small business loan more readily available: Favors topic 20

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Retiring in 2016 election:
CA:Boxer(D)
FL:Rubio(R)
IN:Coats(R)
MD:Mikulski(D)
NV:Reid(D)

Retired as of Jan. 2015:
GA:Chambliss(R)
IA:Harkin(D)
MI:Levin(D)
MT:Baucus(D)
NE:Johanns(R)
SD:Johnson(D)
WV:Rockefeller(D)
Senate races 2017-8:
AL: Strange(R) ; no opponent yet
AZ: Flake(R) vs. Ward(R)
CA: Feinstein(D) vs. Eisen(D) vs. Sanchez?(D) vs. Garcetti?(D)
CT: Murphy(D) ; no opponent yet
DE: Carper(D) vs. Biden?(D) vs. Markell?(D)
FL: Nelson(D) vs. DeSantis(R) vs. Jolly(R) vs. Lopez-Cantera(R)
HI: Hirono(D) ; no opponent yet
IN: Donnelly(D) vs. Hurt(R)
MA: Warren(D) vs. Ayyadurai(R)
MD: Cardin(D) ; no opponent yet
ME: King(I) vs. LePage?(R)
MI: Stabenow(D) vs. Bouchard?(R)
MN: Klobuchar(D) vs. Paulsen?(R)
MO: McCaskill(D) vs. Kinder?(R)
MS: Wicker(R) vs. McDaniel?(R)
MT: Tester(D) vs. Racicot?(R)

ND: Heitkamp(D) vs. Becker?(R)
NE: Fischer(R) ; no opponent yet
NJ: Menendez(D) vs. Chiesa(R) vs. Codey?(D) vs. Chiesa?(R)
NM: Heinrich(D) vs. Sanchez(R)
NV: Heller(R) vs. Sandoval?(R)
NY: Gillibrand(D) vs. Kennedy?(D)
OH: Brown(D) vs. Mandel(R)
PA: Casey(D) vs. Saccone(R)
RI: Whitehouse(D) ; no opponent yet
TN: Corker(R) vs. Crim(I)
TX: Cruz(R) vs. Bush?(R)
UT: Hatch(R) vs. McMullin?(R) vs. Romney?(R)
VT: Sanders(I) vs. Giordano(D)
VA: Kaine(D) vs. Cuccinelli?(R) vs. Fiorina?(R)
WA: Cantwell(D) ; no opponent yet
WV: Manchin(D) vs. Raese(R) vs. Goodwin?(R)
WI: Baldwin(D) vs. Grothman?(R) vs. Gallagher?(R)
WY: Barrasso(R) ; no opponent yet
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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