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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Criticizes Republican candidate: "choice is on the ballot": Strongly Favors topic 1
Absolute support for women’s right to reproductive freedom: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes Alito nomination because Alito is so anti-choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
I am a strong supporter of affirmative action: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Limiting marriage blurs the line between church & state: Favors topic 3
On gay marriage: butt out and leave people alone: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
Teaching creationism blurs the line between church & state: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Health care is a fundamental right of every American: Strongly Favors topic 5
Why hasn’t Lieberman ever signed onto universal healthcare?: Favors topic 5
Business-required, federally-subsidized insurance pool: Strongly Favors topic 5
Move towards making affordable, universal coverage a right: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Soc. Sec. is an insurance policy, not an investment plan: Strongly Opposes topic 6
No common ground with Bush on privatization: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Oppose diverting social security taxes into private accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Vouchers are not the answer; more support is: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Increase funding for a 21st century education system: Opposes topic 7
Vouchers distract from strong community public school system: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Focus on incentives & conservation to reduce oil dependence: Opposes topic 8
Vigilance in protecting Clean Water Act: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Larger and more diverse police force, speed up prosecution: Favors topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
You can't be tough on crime if you are weak on guns!: Strongly Opposes topic 10
We learn first hand the cost of unregulated gun ownership: Opposes topic 10
Ban bump stocks, and other common sense restrictions: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate income tax on pension and 401K income for most: Opposes topic 11
Middle-class gets hammered by $800B federal deficit: Favors topic 11
Estate tax essential to progressive taxation system: Strongly Favors topic 11
Push back against the ill-advised tax cuts: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Focus on employers hiring, not on building fences: Favors topic 12
Give illegal immigrants a path to earned citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Lieberman never saw a trade agreement he didn’t like: Opposes topic 13
Negotiate strong labor & enviro into trade agreements: Opposes topic 13
Strictly enforce fair trade policies: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Our high-skill jobs are being sent overseas: Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
$250M per day in Iraq better spent on domestic issues: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Let's make easier absentee balloting a reality for everyone: Strongly Favors topic 16
Easier absentee ballots, early voting should be permanent: Strongly Favors topic 16
Supports cap on campaign spending and public financing: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+5 points on Social scale)
Lieberman is only person confused about my position on Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Hold Bush & Lieberman accountable for mess in Iraq: Favors topic 17
“Stay the course” is not a winning strategy in Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Carbon free electric grid; transportation system to follow: Strongly Favors topic 18
Cheney energy bill keeps us dependent on foreign oil: Strongly Favors topic 18
Overarching plan for clean energy and energy independence: Strongly Favors topic 18
Bush energy bill loaded with tax giveaways to oil lobby: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Work with legislature on legalization of marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Reduce demand and discuss constructive alternatives: Opposes topic 19
Skeptical about jailing nonviolent drug offendors: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
$30M in COVID relief to restaurants, hospitality industry: Strongly Favors topic 20
No more funny math in budget; balanced for future: Opposes topic 20
Invest in infrastructure to create local jobs: Strongly Favors topic 20

Ned Lamont is a Hard-Core Liberal
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vs.Bob Stefanowski(? R)
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Free Trade
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Jobs
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Welfare/Poverty

 

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