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Ron Kirk on Abortion
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    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Budget & Economy
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    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Civil Rights
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  • 9/11 made U.S. more colorblind as King dreamed. (Jan 2002)
Ron Kirk on Corporations
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    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Crime
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Ron Kirk on Drugs
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Ron Kirk on Education
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  • Educating children for success will be a priority. (Dec 2001)
Ron Kirk on Energy & Oil
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    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Environment
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    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Families & Children
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    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Foreign Policy
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    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Free Trade
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    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Government Reform
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    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Gun Control
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    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Health Care
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  • Continue safety testing of adult medicines given to children. (Mar 2002)
Ron Kirk on Homeland Security
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    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Immigration
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Ron Kirk on Jobs
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  • Kirk will be strong voice for undocumented workers. (Apr 2002)
Ron Kirk on Principles & Values
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Ron Kirk on Social Security
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Ron Kirk on Tax Reform
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    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Technology
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Ron Kirk on War & Peace
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Ron Kirk on Welfare & Poverty
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    No stance on record.


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:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(10 points on Economic scale)
Kirk will be strong voice for undocumented workers: Strongly Favors topic 12
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:
Link human rights to trade with China
(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:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(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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