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Paul Kirk on Abortion
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Paul Kirk on Budget & Economy
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Paul Kirk on Civil Rights
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Paul Kirk on Corporations
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Paul Kirk on Crime
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Paul Kirk on Drugs
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Paul Kirk on Education
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Paul Kirk on Energy & Oil
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Paul Kirk on Environment
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Paul Kirk on Families & Children
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Paul Kirk on Foreign Policy
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Paul Kirk on Free Trade
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Paul Kirk on Government Reform
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Paul Kirk on Gun Control
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Paul Kirk on Health Care
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  • Lobbyist for pharmaceutical company in 1990s. (Sep 2009)
Paul Kirk on Homeland Security
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  • Assigned to Armed Services and Homeland Security committees. (Sep 2009)
Paul Kirk on Immigration
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Paul Kirk on Jobs
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Paul Kirk on Principles & Values
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  • Passion for anonymity and discretion. (Sep 2009)
  • 1985: abolished Democratic Party caucuses. (Sep 2009)
  • Worked for Robert Kennedy & Ted Kennedy campaigns. (Sep 2009)
  • Chair of DNC from 1985 to 1989. (Sep 2009)
Paul Kirk on Social Security
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Paul Kirk on Tax Reform
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Paul Kirk on Technology
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Paul Kirk on War & Peace
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Paul Kirk on Welfare & Poverty
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Abortion is a woman's right
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Require hiring more women & minorities
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Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
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Teacher-led prayer in public schools
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Death Penalty
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Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
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Absolute right to gun ownership
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More federal funding for health coverage
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Privatize Social Security
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Parents choose schools via vouchers
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Replace coal & oil with alternatives
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Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
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Allow churches to provide welfare services
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Make taxes more progressive
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Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
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Support & expand free trade
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Expand the armed forces
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Stricter limits on political campaign funds
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The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
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US out of Iraq
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