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AK:Begich(D)
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vs.Miller(R)
vs.Treadwell(R)
AL:Sessions(R)
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AR:Pryor(D)
vs.Cotton(R)
vs.Swaney(G)
vs.LaFrance(L)
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vs.Gardner(R)
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vs.Stephens(R)
vs.Hill(R)
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vs.Perdue(R)
vs.Swafford(L)
vs.Kingston(R)
vs.Handel(R)
HI:Schatz(D)
vs.Cavasso(R)
vs.Hanabusa(D)
vs.Pirkowski(R)
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vs.Ernst(R)
vs.Butzier(L)
vs.Whitaker(R)
vs.Clovis(R)
ID:Risch(R)
vs.Mitchell(D)
IL:Durbin(D)
vs.Oberweis(R)
vs.Hansen(L)
vs.Truax(R)
KS:Roberts(R)
vs.Taylor(D)
vs.Orman(I)
vs.Batson(L)
vs.Wolf(R)
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vs.Grimes(D)
vs.Bevin(R)
LA:Landrieu(D)
vs.Cassidy(R)
vs.Maness(R)
MA:Markey(D)
vs.Herr(R)
vs.Skarin(I)
ME:Collins(R)
vs.D`Amboise(R)
vs.Bellows(D)
MI:Land(R)
vs.Peters(D)
vs.Wiedenhoeft(R)
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vs.McFadden(R)
vs.Johnson(L)
vs.Abeler(R)
MS:Cochran(R)
vs.Childers(D)
vs.McDaniel(R)
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vs.Curtis(D)
vs.Daines(R)
vs.Rankin(I)
vs.Edmunds(R)
vs.Bohlinger(I)
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vs.Tillis(R)
vs.Haugh(L)
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vs.Domina(D)
vs.Osborn(R)
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vs.Brown(R)
vs.Martin(R)
vs.Rubens(R)
vs.Smith(R)
vs.Testerman(R)
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vs.Bell(R)
vs.Sabrin(R)
NM:Udall(D)
vs.Weh(R)
vs.Clements(R)
OK-2:Lankford(R)
vs.Johnson(D)
vs.Shannon(R)
OK-6:Inhofe(R)
vs.Silverstein(D)
OR:Merkley(D)
vs.Wehby(R)
vs.Conger(R)
RI:Reed(D)
vs.Zaccaria(R)
SC-2:Scott(R)
vs.Dickerson(D)
vs.Wade(D)
SC-6:Graham(R)
vs.Hutto(D)
vs.Ravenel(I)
vs.Stamper(D)
vs.Mace(R)
vs.Bright(R)
SD:Rounds(R)
vs.Weiland(D)
vs.Pressler(I)
vs.Howie(I)
TN:Alexander(R)
vs.Ball(D)
vs.Carr(R)
vs.Adams(D)
TX:Cornyn(R)
vs.Alameel(D)
vs.Sanchez(G)
vs.Roland(L)
VA:<Warner(D)
vs.Gillespie(R)
vs.Sarvis(L)
WV:Capito(R)
vs.Tennant(D)
vs.Buckley(L)
vs.Lawhorn(I)
vs.Raese(R)
vs.McGeehan(R)
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Chuck Grassley topics and responses

    Getting Money Out of Politics

    PRO:

  • 03/28/2006: Voted YES on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity
  • 02/25/2013: Matching fund for small donors, with debate requirements

    CON:

  • 03/20/2002: Voted NO on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads
  • 04/02/2001: Voted NO on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations
  • 03/29/2006: Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress
  • 10/07/1997: Voted NO on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance

    Renewable Energy

    PRO:

  • 01/17/2007: Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025
  • 06/21/2007: Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies
  • 06/10/2003: Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010
  • 06/16/1999: Voted NO on defunding renewable and solar energy
  • 09/15/1999: Voted NO on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards

    CON:

  • 06/17/2008: Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation
  • 06/16/2005: Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%)
  • 03/13/2002: Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months

    Making it Harder to Get a Gun

    PRO:

  • 03/02/2004: Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence

    CON:

  • 07/29/2005: Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers
  • 05/11/1999: Voted YES on loosening license & background checks at gun shows
  • 07/21/1998: Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks
  • 04/17/2013: Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets
  • 02/03/2009: Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal
  • 04/12/2011: Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains
  • 05/20/1999: Voted NO on background checks at gun shows
  • 03/23/2009: Dangerousness, not mental incompetence, limits gun rights
  • 08/11/2010: Ranked by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record
  • 01/06/2009: National cross-state standard for concealed carry
  • 09/06/2007: Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership
  • 03/27/2007: Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC

    Cutting the US Military Budget

    PRO:

  • 05/26/1999: Voted YES on allowing another round of military base closures
  • 10/30/1997: Voted NO on favoring 36 vetoed military projects

    CON:

  • 02/24/1999: Voted YES on military pay raise of 4.8%
  • 06/12/2008: Improve mental health care benefits for returning veterans
  • 06/04/1996: Voted YES on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty
  • 04/20/2005: Voted NO on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding
  • 03/17/1999: Voted YES on deploying National Missile Defense ASAP
  • 07/11/2007: Voted NO on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months
  • 09/05/1995: Voted YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record

    Abortion Rights

    CON:

  • 01/22/2008: Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion
  • 03/14/2008: Voted YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP
  • 10/18/2007: Voted YES on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record
  • 03/05/2009: Voted YES on restricting UN funding for population control policies
  • 07/25/2006: Voted YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions
  • 06/20/2000: Voted YES on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions
  • 03/25/2004: Voted YES on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime
  • 04/11/2007: Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance
  • 03/17/2005: Voted NO on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives
  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion
  • 08/11/2010: Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research
  • 08/11/2010: Opposes federal abortion funding
  • 05/05/2011: Prohibit federal funding for abortion
  • 03/12/2003: Voted YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life

    Repealing ObamaCare

    PRO:

  • 02/14/2008: Voted YES on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare
  • 03/17/2005: Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug
  • 01/29/2009: Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record
  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium
  • 04/18/1996: Voted NO on blocking medical savings acounts
  • 07/13/1999: Voted YES on limiting self-employment health deduction
  • 04/18/2007: Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D
  • 04/03/2001: Voted YES on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit
  • 06/22/2000: Voted NO on including prescription drugs under Medicare
  • 11/03/2005: Voted NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics
  • 06/24/1997: Voted YES on Medicare means-testing
  • 07/15/2008: Voted NO on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare
  • 05/25/2011: Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 02/02/2006: Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D

    CON:

  • 05/08/2006: Voted YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000
  • 06/11/2009: Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug
  • 06/26/2003: Voted YES on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit
  • 01/22/2009: Sponsored bill to disclose pharma payments to physicians
  • 11/01/2007: Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility

    Addressing and Fighting Income Inequality

    CON:

  • 07/18/2000: Voted YES on eliminating the 'marriage penalty'
  • 04/04/2001: Voted NO on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction
  • 05/23/2003: Voted YES on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years
  • 02/02/2006: Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends
  • 06/08/2006: Voted YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`
  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset
  • 11/18/2005: Voted YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends
  • 08/03/2006: Voted YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation
  • 04/05/2000: Voted YES on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts
  • 05/17/2001: Voted NO on reducing marriage penalty instead of cutting top tax rates
  • 03/21/2007: Voted YES on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million
  • 10/02/1998: Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium
  • 04/02/1998: Voted YES on requiring super-majority for raising taxes
  • 02/02/2006: Voted NO on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut
  • 03/23/2007: Voted YES on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax
  • 02/13/2008: Voted YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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