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Jack Carter on SenateMatch


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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(7 points on Social scale)
Reduce abortion through education and contraceptives use: Favors topic 1
Oppose abortion, but pro-choice as a personal-freedom person: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(2 points on Economic scale)
Existing legislation satisfactory on affirmative action: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(7 points on Social scale)
Personal freedoms include sexual orientation: Favors topic 3
Sexual orientation is protected by civil rights laws: Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(7 points on Social scale)
Teach Reading, Writing and Rithmetic, not values: Opposes topic 4
Some family values should be taught in schools: Neutral on topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
Support individual states enforcing their coverage standards: Favors topic 5
Consider single-payer, forced insurance, & pooled insurance: Strongly Favors topic 5
Establish universal healthcare standards, like in education: Favors topic 5
Medicare plan is written by and for the drug companies: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
Stock market too volatile for Social Security: Opposes topic 6
Opposes privatizing: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(2 points on Social scale)
Engage teachers & parents to improve public education system: Opposes topic 7
School reform needs follow-through: Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(2 points on Social scale)
Death penalty acceptable fair trial & representation: Favors topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(10 points on Social scale)
Judges should have some judicial authority: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
Owning guns is Constitutionally enunciated personal freedom: Strongly Favors topic 10
Supports 2nd Amendment absolutely, except for felons: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(2 points on Economic scale)
Oppose the elimination of the sales tax deduction by the GOP: Opposes topic 11
Pay-as-you-go, by cutting programs or raising taxes: Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(7 points on Economic scale)
Improve border security, but not with harsh measures: Opposes topic 12
Give guest workers a path to citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Make employers responsible for hiring legal workers: Opposes topic 12
Provide path to citizenship and increased border security: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(10 points on Economic scale)
Trade competition forces efficient behavior: Strongly Favors topic 13
Support & expand free trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
Stop the mauling of our Constitutional balance of powers: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(2 points on Economic scale)
Should not run our armed services on a shoe string: Strongly Favors topic 15
Reallocate resources within the armed forces: Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
Consider public financing of federal campaigns: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(0 points on Economic scale)
Help Iraq gov't reconcile differences, & leave in 3-6 months: Strongly Favors topic 17
Use carrot & stick to form Iraqi gov't & then get out: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Reliance on foreign oil destabilizes our economy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Replace coal & oil with alternatives: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(7 points on Social scale)
Up to Nevadans to decide whether to regulate pot: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(10 points on Social scale)
No government funding of church-based welfare: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Don't allow churches to provide welfare services: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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2004 Presidential:
Pres.George W. Bush
V.P.Dick Cheney
Sen.John Kerry
Sen.John Edwards
Ralph Nader

2008 possibilities:
Sen.Hillary Clinton
Sen.John McCain
V.P.Al Gore

2006 Senate retirements:
Jon Corzine(D,NJ)
Mark Dayton(DFL,MN)
Bill Frist(R,TN)
Jim Jeffords(I,VT)
Paul Sarbanes(D,MD)

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