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Robert Fitzgerald on Abortion
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  • Restrictive legislation does not lead to fewer abortions. (Oct 2006)
  • Expand stem cell research. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Budget & Economy
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  • Deficit is reckless and irresponsible. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Civil Rights
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  • Don't amend Constitution to outlaw gay marriage. (Oct 2006)
  • Don't amend Constitution to outlaw flag burning. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Corporations
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Robert Fitzgerald on Crime
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  • Eliminate the federal death penalty. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Drugs
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  • Eliminate war on drugs; decriminalize marijuana. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Education
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  • Local communities can best react to education needs. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Energy & Oil
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  • Develop renewable energy by tax incentives & research funds. (Oct 2006)
  • Campaign bus runs on waste cooking oil. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Environment
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  • Supports regulated market of pollution credits. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Families & Children
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Robert Fitzgerald on Foreign Policy
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Robert Fitzgerald on Free Trade
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  • Opposes the Central American Free Trade Agreement. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Government Reform
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  • Lobbyist scandals and bribes threaten faith in democracy. (Oct 2006)
  • Both parties have given away power to the Presidency. (Oct 2006)
  • Public taxpayer funding for federal campaigns. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Gun Control
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Robert Fitzgerald on Health Care
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  • Balance affordability with universality. (Oct 2006)
  • Opposes single-payer coverage because it's a liability. (Oct 2006)
  • Sever health care coverage from employment. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Homeland Security
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  • Administration's power grab threatens 4th amendment rights. (Oct 2006)
  • Reduce $ on missile defense; eliminate Homeland security $. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Immigration
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  • Secure the border and enforce same-pay laws for immigrants. (Oct 2006)
  • Show me 50-foot border fence, I'll show you 51-foot ladder. (Oct 2006)
  • Making bogeymen of illegal immigrants doesn't address issue. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Jobs
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  • Encourage farmers to produce ethanol, biodiesel & wind power. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Principles & Values
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  • Millionaire 60-year-olds cannot legislate for young families. (Oct 2006)
  • Klobuchar & Kennedy's ads show you shouldn't vote for either. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Social Security
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  • Don't make young people carry burden of solvency. (Oct 2006)
  • Raise income ceiling for Social Security taxes. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Tax Reform
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  • No estate tax repeal; no permanent Bush tax cut. (Oct 2006)
  • Bush tax cuts will be paid for by young people in the future. (Oct 2006)
  • National sales tax to replace the income tax. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Technology
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  • Legislate online data collection; support Net Neutrality. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on War & Peace
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  • It's time to get out of Iraq now. (Oct 2006)
  • Iraq conflict can no longer be solved with military action. (Oct 2006)
  • Iraq war being fought with other's people's children. (Oct 2006)
  • We're experiencing mission-creep in Iraq. (Oct 2006)
Robert Fitzgerald on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(7 points on Social scale)
Restrictive legislation does not lead to fewer abortions: Favors topic 1
Expand stem cell research: Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(2 points on Social scale)
Don't amend Constitution to outlaw gay marriage: Opposes topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(7 points on Social scale)
Don't amend Constitution to outlaw flag burning: Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
Balance affordability with universality: Favors topic 5
Opposes single-payer coverage because it's a liability: Opposes topic 5
Sever health care coverage from employment: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(2 points on Economic scale)
Don't make young people carry burden of solvency: Favors topic 6
Raise income ceiling for Social Security taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(7 points on Social scale)
Local communities can best react to education needs: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(10 points on Social scale)
Eliminate the federal death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
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)
Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(2 points on Economic scale)
No estate tax repeal; no permanent Bush tax cut: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Bush tax cuts will be paid for by young people in the future: Strongly Opposes topic 11
National sales tax to replace the income tax: Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(5 points on Economic scale)
Secure the border and enforce same-pay laws for immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Show me 50-foot border fence, I'll show you 51-foot ladder: Favors topic 12
Making bogeymen of illegal immigrants doesn't address issue: Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Opposes the Central American Free Trade Agreement: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
Administration's power grab threatens 4th amendment rights: Strongly Favors topic 14
Legislate online data collection; support Net Neutrality: Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(10 points on Economic scale)
Reduce $ on missile defense; eliminate Homeland security $: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
Lobbyist scandals and bribes threaten faith in democracy: Favors topic 16
Public taxpayer funding for federal campaigns: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(0 points on Economic scale)
It's time to get out of Iraq now: Strongly Favors topic 17
Iraq conflict can no longer be solved with military action: Strongly Favors topic 17
Iraq war being fought with other's people's children: Strongly Favors topic 17
We're experiencing mission-creep in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Develop renewable energy by tax incentives & research funds: Strongly Favors topic 18
Encourage farmers to produce ethanol, biodiesel & wind power: Favors topic 18
Campaign bus runs on waste cooking oil: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(10 points on Social scale)
Eliminate war on drugs; decriminalize marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Robert Fitzgerald is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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