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Kathy Cummings on Abortion
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  • Abortion is a woman's private matter. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Budget & Economy
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Kathy Cummings on Civil Rights
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  • Supports affirmative action. (Aug 2008)
  • Sexual orientation should be protected by civil rights law. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Corporations
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  • Compel corporate responsibility to health & safety. (Jul 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Crime
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  • Strictly opposed to the death penalty. (Aug 2008)
  • Opposed to Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Drugs
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  • Drug addiction is a social issue, not criminal. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Education
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  • Vouchers segregate schools by income level. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Energy & Oil
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  • Replace coal and oil with renewables. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Environment
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  • Train for Green jobs in public schools. (Aug 2008)
  • Establish and fund Green Collar Jobs Corps. (Jul 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Families & Children
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  • Teach Green values in public schools. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Foreign Policy
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  • End US interference in other countries' affairs. (Jul 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Free Trade
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  • Fair Trade not Free Trade. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Government Reform
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  • Stricter limits on political campaign funds. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Gun Control
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  • 2nd amendment doesn't include automatic weapons or WMDs. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Health Care
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  • Supports single-payer healthcare. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Homeland Security
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  • Less spending on armed forces. (Aug 2008)
  • Patriot Act harms civil liberties. (Aug 2008)
  • End torture; warrantless spying; & stifling of dissent. (Jul 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Immigration
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  • Allow illegal immigrants to earn citizenship. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Jobs
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Kathy Cummings on Principles & Values
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Kathy Cummings on Social Security
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  • Absolutely opposes privatizing social security. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Tax Reform
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  • Make taxes more progressive. (Aug 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Technology
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Kathy Cummings on War & Peace
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  • Replace US troops with UN in Iraq. (Aug 2008)
  • Bush Regime lied about Iraq WMDs, and Durbin knew. (Jul 2008)
Kathy Cummings on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Government should take care of people, not churches. (Aug 2008)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Abortion is a woman's private matter: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports affirmative action: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Sexual orientation should be protected by civil rights law: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+2 points on Social scale)
Teach Green values in public schools: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Strictly opposed to the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposed to Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
2nd amendment doesn't include automatic weapons or WMDs: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports single-payer healthcare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Absolutely opposes privatizing social security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers segregate schools by income level: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Replace coal and oil with renewables: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
Drug addiction is a social issue, not criminal: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Government should take care of people, not churches: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Make taxes more progressive: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+5 points on Social scale)
Allow illegal immigrants to earn citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fair Trade not Free Trade: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+5 points on Social scale)
Less spending on armed forces: Strongly Opposes topic 15
End US interference in other countries' affairs: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Stricter limits on political campaign funds: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Patriot Act harms civil liberties: Strongly Favors topic 14
End torture; warrantless spying; & stifling of dissent: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Bush Regime lied about Iraq WMDs, and Durbin knew: Strongly Favors topic 17

Kathy Cummings is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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