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Larry LaRocco on Abortion
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  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Larry LaRocco on Budget & Economy
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  • Bailout plan needed to get credit for small companies. (Oct 2008)
  • Bail out main streets as quickly as Wall Street. (May 2008)
Larry LaRocco on Civil Rights
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Larry LaRocco on Corporations
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Larry LaRocco on Crime
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  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Mar 1993)
  • More prison cells; more truth in sentencing. (Nov 1993)
Larry LaRocco on Drugs
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Larry LaRocco on Education
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  • Increase service scholarships for teachers. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)
Larry LaRocco on Energy & Oil
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  • Create 14,000 new jobs by embracing new types of energy. (Oct 2008)
  • Develop alternatives: ethanol; nuclear; solar; geothermal. (Sep 2008)
  • Fund R&D for alternative energy technology. (May 2008)
  • Geothermal energy provides low-cost heat in buildings. (May 2008)
  • Nuclear power plays a key role in energy independence. (May 2008)
  • Solar is an economical & green energy source. (May 2008)
  • Diversifying our energy portfolio strengthens the economy. (May 2008)
  • Use manure and agricultural plant material to make ethanol. (May 2008)
  • Wind technology is close to being cost-effective. (May 2008)
  • A direct energy investment of $300 billion over 10 years. (May 2008)
  • We owe it to our children to curb greenhouse gas emissions. (Mar 2008)
Larry LaRocco on Environment
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  • Expand marketable water rights transfers. (Aug 2008)
  • Reduce the threat of global warming. (May 2008)
  • Fully fund PILOT program to help timber industry. (May 2008)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
  • Declare a forest health emergency on federal lands. (Jan 1993)
Larry LaRocco on Families & Children
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Larry LaRocco on Foreign Policy
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Larry LaRocco on Free Trade
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  • Opposed NAFTA because it’s bad for Idaho workers. (Jun 2008)
  • Promote fair trade restricting Canadian wheat. (Oct 1993)
Larry LaRocco on Government Reform
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  • Congress has not been accountable; checks & balances failing. (Aug 2008)
  • Unlock the partisan gridlock in Washington. (May 2008)
Larry LaRocco on Gun Control
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  • Support tradition of hunting on wildlife refuges. (Aug 1994)
Larry LaRocco on Health Care
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  • Don’t cut Medicare rates; ensure affordable health care. (Jul 2008)
  • Address our nursing shortage, starting with nursing teachers. (May 2008)
  • Preventative care for better health, and lower costs. (May 2008)
  • Everyone should have affordable & portable health insurance. (May 2008)
  • Health insurance equal to that given Members of Congress. (May 2008)
  • Allow people to keep their current health insurance. (May 2008)
  • Reduce the shortage of physicians. (May 2008)
  • Increase access to medical school loans. (May 2008)
  • Control the cost of malpractice insurance for physicians. (May 2008)
Larry LaRocco on Homeland Security
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  • Reducing foreign oil dependence improves national security. (May 2008)
  • Address the needs of our troops and their families. (May 2008)
Larry LaRocco on Immigration
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  • For “Secure America through Verification & Enforcement” Act. (May 2008)
  • Tough & realistic approach: comprehensive but no deportation. (May 2008)
  • Current policy has led to broken borders. (Mar 2008)
Larry LaRocco on Jobs
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  • Working for the Senate: Increase the minimum wage. (Jul 2008)
Larry LaRocco on Principles & Values
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Larry LaRocco on Social Security
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Larry LaRocco on Tax Reform
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  • Risch got undisclosed personal $53,000 from his tax relief. (Oct 2008)
  • Provide a tax credit to producers of renewable energy. (May 2008)
Larry LaRocco on Technology
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  • Reform patent system to recoup reasonable financial benefits. (Sep 2008)
  • Double federal funding for basic research. (Aug 2008)
  • Use technology for better & less expensive health care. (May 2008)
Larry LaRocco on War & Peace
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  • Protect our strategic interests with a withdrawal timetable. (May 2008)
  • Chart a new bipartisan direction for the war in Iraq. (May 2008)
  • Withdrawal timetable against delusional policy of escalation. (Mar 2008)
Larry LaRocco on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Protect the reproductive rights of women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Stricter sentencing for hate crimes: Favors topic 2
Neutral on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+5 points on Social scale)
NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Don’t cut Medicare rates; ensure affordable health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Everyone should have affordable & portable health insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
Health insurance equal to that given Members of Congress: Favors topic 5
Control the cost of malpractice insurance for physicians: Opposes topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Increase service scholarships for teachers: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Expand marketable water rights transfers: Opposes topic 8
Solar is an economical & green energy source: Opposes topic 8
Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
More prison cells; more truth in sentencing: Strongly Favors topic 9
NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support tradition of hunting on wildlife refuges: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible: Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
For “Secure America through Verification & Enforcement” Act: Opposes topic 12
Tough & realistic approach: comprehensive but no deportation: Favors topic 12
Current policy has led to broken borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposed NAFTA because it’s bad for Idaho workers: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Promote fair trade restricting Canadian wheat: Opposes topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-3 points on Social scale)
Congress has not been accountable; checks & balances failing: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Protect our strategic interests with a withdrawal timetable: Strongly Favors topic 17
Chart a new bipartisan direction for the war in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Withdrawal timetable against delusional policy of escalation: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Create 14,000 new jobs by embracing new types of energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Fund R&D for alternative energy technology: Favors topic 18
Geothermal energy provides low-cost heat in buildings: Favors topic 18
Nuclear power plays a key role in energy independence: Opposes topic 18
Diversifying our energy portfolio strengthens the economy: Favors topic 18
Reduce the threat of global warming: Strongly Favors topic 18
We owe it to our children to curb greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Bail out main streets as quickly as Wall Street: Strongly Favors topic 20

Larry LaRocco is a Moderate Liberal Populist.
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