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Robin Carnahan on SenateMatch

 



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes Giving legal protection to unborn children: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Publicize history of US Colored Infantries in civil war: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
2005: No amendment; existing law prohibits gay marriage: Favors topic 3
Supports Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA): Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
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Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-3 points on Social scale)
Safe at Home: mail-forwarding for domestic violence victims: Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Against Prop B; hence opposed by NRA: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Access to quality, affordable health care for all: Strongly Favors topic 5
Stop denying coverage for pre-existing conditions: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Accuses opponent of voting to privatize: Opposes topic 6
Protect the benefits seniors have earned: Opposes topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports less federal & more local control of education: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opportunity for clean, homegrown, affordable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Free ourselves from unhealthy dependence on foreign oil: Favors topic 18
Supports Passage of Cap-and-Trade Energy Legislation: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
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No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
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Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Extend Bush tax cuts for all recipients, including wealthy: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+5 points on Social scale)
Honor Missouri's immigrant women: Favors topic 12
Supports Granting amnesty to illegal immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Hears union supporters asking for fair trade: Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
Strong national security policy that strengthens military: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Special interests ought not to buy our elections: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
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Stand up to Iran and North Korea: Opposes topic 17
Supports timetable for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan: Favors topic 17

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Robin Carnahan on the issues:
MO Gubernatorial:
Jay Nixon
MO Senatorial:
Claire McCaskill
Roy Blunt

Retiring as of Jan. 2011:
CT:Dodd(D)
DE:Kaufman(D)
FL:Martinez(R)
FL:LeMieux(R)
IL:Burris(D)
IN:Bayh(D)
KS:Brownback(R)
KY:Bunning(R)
MO:Bond(R)
ND:Dorgan(D)
NH:Gregg(R)
OH:Voinovich(R)
PA:Specter(R)
UT:Bennett(R)
WV:Goodwin(D)

Unseated as of Jan. 2011:
AR:Lincoln(D)
UT:Bennett(R)
WI:Feingold(D)


Newly elected, Nov. 2010:
AR:Boozman(R)
CT:Blumenthal(D)
CO:Bennet(D)
DE:Coons(D)
FL:Rubio(R)
IL:Kirk(R)
IN:Coats(R)
KS:Moran(R)
KY:Paul(R)
MO:Blunt(R)
ND:Hoeven(R)
NH:Ayotte(R)
NY2:Gillibrand(D)
OH:Portman(R)
PA:Toomey(R)
UT:Lee(R)
WI:Johnson(R)
WV:Manchin(D)


Re-elected, Nov. 2010:
AK:Murkowski(I)
AL:Shelby(R)
AZ:McCain(R)
CA:Boxer(D)
GA:Isakson(R)
HI:Inouye(D)
IA:Grassley(R)
ID:Crapo(R)
LA:Vitter(R)
MD:Mikulski(D)
NC:Burr(R)
NV:Reid(D)
NY6:Schumer(D)
OK:Coburn(R)
OR:Wyden(D)
SC:DeMint(R)
SD:Thune(R)
VT:Leahy(D)
WA:Murray(D)
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Campaign Finance
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Iraq/Mideast
Infrastructure
Jobs/Farming
Medicare/Rx
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty

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