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Patty Wetterling on Abortion
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Patty Wetterling on Budget & Economy
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Patty Wetterling on Civil Rights
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Patty Wetterling on Corporations
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Patty Wetterling on Crime
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Patty Wetterling on Drugs
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Patty Wetterling on Education
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  • Congress under-funded No Child Left Behind by $58M in MN. (Nov 2005)
  • Access to higher education means more global competitiveness. (Nov 2005)
Patty Wetterling on Energy & Oil
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Patty Wetterling on Environment
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Patty Wetterling on Families & Children
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Patty Wetterling on Foreign Policy
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Patty Wetterling on Free Trade
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Patty Wetterling on Government Reform
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Patty Wetterling on Gun Control
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Patty Wetterling on Health Care
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  • Universal coverage is the goal, one piece at a time. (Nov 2005)
Patty Wetterling on Homeland Security
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Patty Wetterling on Immigration
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Patty Wetterling on Jobs
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Patty Wetterling on Principles & Values
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  • Non-traditional candidate but experienced in legislation. (Nov 2005)
  • by MoveOn for moderate progressive principles. (Sep 2004)
Patty Wetterling on Social Security
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Patty Wetterling on Tax Reform
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Patty Wetterling on Technology
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Patty Wetterling on War & Peace
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  • It's time to bring our troops home. (Nov 2005)
  • 5 months to get into Iraq war-so a year is plenty to get out. (Nov 2005)
Patty Wetterling on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Republican cuts to social programs is morally wrong. (Nov 2005)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
Universal coverage is the goal, one piece at a time: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

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