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Kurt Bills on SenateMatch


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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)
Protect the unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes churches providing birth control: Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-3 points on Social scale)
Marriage is man & woman, but let states decide civil unions: Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Opposes restricting the Second Amendment: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate mandates under Obamacare, Medicare, and Medicaid: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Increment retirement age; rely on other streams of income: Favors topic 6
Reform Social Security system or benefits won't be available: Favors topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Replace subsidies for oil companies with free market: Favors topic 18
Replace subsidies for oil companies with renewable standards: Strongly Favors topic 18
Don't try to pick technology winners and losers: Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+2 points on Social scale)
Eliminate most funding from DEA's "War on Drugs": Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Printing money causes inflation; so audit the Fed: Opposes topic 11
Curb unsustainable spending by lowering spending: Opposes topic 11
Simplify the tax code: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Supports eliminating the inheritance tax: Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Help countries with trade instead of aid: Favors topic 13
Export American freedom alongside read goods and services: Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
Peace through strength, but no ill-defined missions: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
End federal subsidies; they end up in campaign coffers: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes PATRIOT Act, TSA and NDAA: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+5 points on Social scale)
Non-interventionist foreign policy: Strongly Favors topic 17
No point to staying longer in Afghanistan: Favors topic 17

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ME:King(I) vs.Dill(D) vs.Summers(R)
MI:Stabenow(D) vs.Hoekstra(R) vs.Boman(L)
MN:Klobuchar(D) vs.Bills(R)
MO:McCaskill(D) vs.Akin(R)
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MT:Tester(D) vs.Rehberg(R)

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Campaign Finance
Civil Rights
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Social Security
Tax Reform

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Page last updated: Nov 19, 2012