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Jan Ting on SenateMatch


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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
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Personally opposes abortion, but not an issue for Congress: Opposes topic 1
Supports parental notification, opposes late-term abortions: Opposes topic 1
Supreme Court should revisit Roe v Wade: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(7 points on Economic scale)
Terrorism dragnet: more profiling and not less profiling: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
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Marriage is between a man and a woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
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Separating religious faith from government is misguided: Strongly Favors topic 4
The American flag is sacred: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(7 points on Economic scale)
Tort reform to limit frivolous healthcare lawsuits: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Study MA experiment in universal health insurance: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Bi-partisanship is a precondition for fixing Social Security: Opposes topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
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No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
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Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
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No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Focus on wasteful earmarks and excessive government spending: Favors topic 11
2001 tax cuts dug us out of a deep recession: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports a simpler, fairer tax code: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
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Comprehensive immigration reform is a defeatist solution: Strongly Opposes topic 12
San Diego fence works--extend it to entire Mexican border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No amnesty for illegal aliens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Secure our southern border with a physical barrier: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(10 points on Social scale)
OK to track phone bills and finances, to look for terrorists: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Supports surveillance of communications coming into US: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(2 points on Economic scale)
Provide tools to local first responders: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
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Lobbyists should not be allowed to donate to legislators: Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
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Unilateral withdrawal would have disastrous consequences: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
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Conservation must become cornerstone of energy policy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Passenger rail alternatives ought to be a priority: Favors topic 18
Foster new refineries, and new on- and off-shore drilling: Strongly Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
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No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
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DE Senatorial:
Christine O`Donnell
Joe Biden
Mike Protack
Tom Carper

2004 Presidential:
Pres.George W. Bush
V.P.Dick Cheney
Sen.John Kerry
Sen.John Edwards
Ralph Nader

2008 possibilities:
Sen.Hillary Clinton
Sen.John McCain
V.P.Al Gore

2006 Senate retirements:
Jon Corzine(D,NJ)
Mark Dayton(DFL,MN)
Bill Frist(R,TN)
Jim Jeffords(I,VT)
Paul Sarbanes(D,MD)

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2006 Senate Races:
(AZ)Kyl v.Pederson
(CA)Feinstein v.Mountjoy
(CT)Lieberman v.Lamont v.Schlesinger
(DE)Carper v.Ting
(FL)Nelson v.Harris
(HI)Akaka v.Thielen
(IN)Lugar v.Osborn
(MA)Kennedy v.Chase
(MD)Cardin v.Steele v.Zeese
(ME)Snowe v.Bright
(MI)Stabenow v.Bouchard
(MN)Kennedy v.Klobuchar
(MO)Talent v.McCaskill
(MS)Lott v.Fleming v.Bowlin
(MT)Burns v.Tester
(ND)Conrad v.Grotberg
(NE)Nelson v.Ricketts
(NJ)Menendez v.Kean
(NM)Bingaman v.McCulloch
(NV)Ensign v.Carter
(NY)Clinton v.Spencer
(OH)DeWine vBrown
(PA)Santorum v.Casey
(RI)Chafee vWhitehouse
(TN)Ford v.Corker
(TX)Hutchison v.Radnofsky
(UT)Hatch v.Ashdown
(VA)Allen v.Webb
(VT)Sanders v.Tarrant
(WA)Cantwell v.McGavick v.Guthrie
(WI)Kohl v.Vogeler v.Redick
(WV)Byrd v.Raese
(WY)Thomas v.Groutage
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