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Jon Bruning on Abortion
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  • Life begins at conception, period. (Jul 2011)
Jon Bruning on Budget & Economy
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  • FactCheck: Doubled AG budget included inflation & new duties. (Apr 2012)
  • FactCheck: Praised stimulus spending only for police. (Apr 2012)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Jon Bruning on Civil Rights
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  • No affirmative action in public employment or contracting. (Nov 2000)
  • No civil unions; no same-sex marriage. (Nov 2000)
Jon Bruning on Corporations
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Jon Bruning on Crime
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  • Supports "stand-your-ground" self-defense laws. (Apr 2012)
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports death penalty by lethal injection in Nebraska. (Nov 2000)
Jon Bruning on Drugs
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  • Requested an earmark to fund a drug-war program. (Apr 2012)
Jon Bruning on Education
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  • Vouchers for public, private, & religious schools. (Nov 2000)
Jon Bruning on Energy & Oil
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  • Coal is good, cheap energy. (Apr 2012)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Jon Bruning on Environment
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Jon Bruning on Families & Children
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Jon Bruning on Foreign Policy
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  • Strong support for traditional ally Israel. (Apr 2012)
Jon Bruning on Free Trade
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Jon Bruning on Government Reform
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  • Don't renew legislative earmarks, but past ones ok. (Apr 2012)
  • Political contributions ok from out-of-state coal companies. (Apr 2012)
  • No campaign donation limits; but full disclosure. (Nov 2000)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
Jon Bruning on Gun Control
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  • Be vigilant in our defense of the Second Amendment. (Jul 2011)
Jon Bruning on Health Care
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  • Signed lawsuit opposing ObamaCare. (Apr 2012)
  • ObamaCare's mandate oversteps Constitutional bounds. (Jul 2011)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
Jon Bruning on Homeland Security
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Jon Bruning on Immigration
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  • Enforce existing laws with no option for amnesty. (Jul 2011)
Jon Bruning on Jobs
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Jon Bruning on Principles & Values
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  • OpEd: Became multimillionaire while serving in public office. (May 2012)
Jon Bruning on Social Security
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Jon Bruning on Tax Reform
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  • Federal government taxes too much & listens too little. (Jul 2011)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death taxes. (Jul 2010)
Jon Bruning on Technology
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Jon Bruning on War & Peace
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Jon Bruning on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Fund welfare via faith-based organizations. (Nov 2000)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Life begins at conception, period: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No affirmative action in public employment or contracting: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
No civil unions; no same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports death penalty by lethal injection in Nebraska: 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
End parole for repeat violent offenders: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Be vigilant in our defense of the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Signed lawsuit opposing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare's mandate oversteps Constitutional bounds: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers for public, private, & religious schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-5 points on Social scale)
Requested an earmark to fund a drug-war program: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Fund welfare via faith-based organizations: Strongly Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Federal government taxes too much & listens too little: 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
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Enforce existing laws with no option for amnesty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Don't renew legislative earmarks, but past ones ok: Favors topic 16
No campaign donation limits; but full disclosure: Strongly Opposes 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)
No opinion on topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

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