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Jim Slattery on Abortion
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  • Record in US Congress in support of abortion rights. (Apr 2008)
Jim Slattery on Budget & Economy
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  • Replace reckless spending with tough "pay as you go" policy. (May 2008)
Jim Slattery on Civil Rights
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Jim Slattery on Corporations
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Jim Slattery on Crime
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  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)
Jim Slattery on Drugs
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Jim Slattery on Education
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  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Jim Slattery on Energy & Oil
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  • More fuel efficient cars & clean energy technology. (May 2008)
Jim Slattery on Environment
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  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Jim Slattery on Families & Children
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  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Jim Slattery on Foreign Policy
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Jim Slattery on Free Trade
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  • Promote fair trade restricting Canadian wheat. (Oct 1993)
Jim Slattery on Government Reform
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  • Require debates for recipients of public campaign financing. (Apr 1993)
  • Constitutional Amendment for 4-year term limits in US House. (Jan 1993)
Jim Slattery on Gun Control
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Jim Slattery on Health Care
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  • Expand SCHIP and affordable health care. (May 2008)
Jim Slattery on Homeland Security
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  • Limited spending on B-2 bomber & Supercollider in 1990. (Apr 2008)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • Establish a Women's Bureau in Dept. of Veterans Affairs. (Aug 1993)
Jim Slattery on Immigration
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Jim Slattery on Jobs
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Jim Slattery on Principles & Values
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  • Served in the US House, Kansas House, and in Army Reserves. (Apr 2008)
Jim Slattery on Social Security
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  • Put Medicare & Social Security dollars in a lockbox. (Jul 2008)
Jim Slattery on Tax Reform
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Jim Slattery on Technology
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  • Terminate funding for the superconducting super collider. (Feb 1993)
Jim Slattery on War & Peace
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  • Roberts delayed prewar intelligence to justify war in Iraq. (Oct 2008)
  • Roberts should have known Iraq intelligence was inaccurate. (Sep 2008)
  • Iraq War is based on assumptions that defy common sense. (Jul 2008)
Jim Slattery on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)


VoteMatch Responses
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Record in US Congress in support of abortion rights: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Establish a Women's Bureau in Dept. of Veterans Affairs: Favors topic 2
Neutral on topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+2 points on Social scale)
TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories: Favors topic 4
NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators: Strongly Favors topic 9
Neutral on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Expand SCHIP and affordable health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Put Medicare & Social Security dollars in a lockbox: Opposes topic 6
Neutral on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
More fuel efficient cars & clean energy technology: Strongly 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)
Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program: Opposes topic 20
Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible: Favors topic 11
Neutral on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Promote fair trade restricting Canadian wheat: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+5 points on Social scale)
Limited spending on B-2 bomber & Supercollider in 1990: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Require debates for recipients of public campaign financing: Strongly Favors topic 16
Constitutional Amendment for 4-year term limits in US House: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
Roberts delayed prewar intelligence to justify war in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Iraq War is based on assumptions that defy common sense: Strongly Favors topic 17

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