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Betsy DeVos on Abortion
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Betsy DeVos on Budget & Economy
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Betsy DeVos on Civil Rights
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  • Rescind "weaponized" use of sexual misconduct accusations. (Sep 2018)
Betsy DeVos on Corporations
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  • Served as chairman of investment firm The Windquest Group. (Dec 2018)
Betsy DeVos on Crime
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  • Require cross-examination of victims of sexual harassment. (Sep 2018)
Betsy DeVos on Drugs
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Betsy DeVos on Education
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  • Mother was public school teacher; Betsy was in-school mentor. (Dec 2018)
  • No free money: don't forgive loans from bankrupt colleges. (Dec 2018)
  • Schools need equal opportunities, not affirmative action. (Aug 2018)
  • Use federal funds for private schools for military kids. (Feb 2018)
  • Obama campus sexual assault standard was ineffective mandate. (Sep 2017)
  • OpEd: Kids never attended public schools. (Apr 2017)
  • Contributes to education to advance "God's Kingdom". (Apr 2017)
  • Federally-funded vouchers for public or private schools. (Jan 2017)
  • Nothing is free; someone has to pay for "free tuition". (Jan 2017)
  • No longer believe in one-size-fits-all model of learning. (Jan 2017)
  • 250,000 students in 33 voucher programs, and growing. (Apr 2013)
  • Got 5,000 voucher students enrolled in Louisiana in one week. (Apr 2013)
  • Charters fulfill a different choice & supplement vouchers. (Apr 2013)
Betsy DeVos on Energy & Oil
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  • Chair of Windquest Group to invest in clean energy. (Apr 2013)
Betsy DeVos on Environment
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Betsy DeVos on Families & Children
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  • OpEd: Stricter rules for sexual harassment mean some ignored. (Sep 2018)
Betsy DeVos on Foreign Policy
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Betsy DeVos on Free Trade
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Betsy DeVos on Government Reform
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Betsy DeVos on Gun Control
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  • Let states decide on gun training in schools. (Sep 2018)
  • Schools should have the option to arm teachers. (Aug 2018)
  • Let local schools decide about guns in school. (Jan 2017)
Betsy DeVos on Health Care
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Betsy DeVos on Homeland Security
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Betsy DeVos on Immigration
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Betsy DeVos on Jobs
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Betsy DeVos on Principles & Values
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  • Chaired Michigan GOP; husband was 2006 Governor nominee. (Apr 2013)
Betsy DeVos on Social Security
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Betsy DeVos on Tax Reform
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  • DeVos record includes advocating for tax cuts for the rich. (Jan 2017)
Betsy DeVos on Technology
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Betsy DeVos on War & Peace
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Betsy DeVos on Welfare & Poverty
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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Rescind "weaponized" use of sexual misconduct accusations: Opposes topic 2
OpEd: Stricter rules for sexual harassment mean some ignored: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Schools need equal opportunities, not affirmative action: Opposes topic 2
Obama campus sexual assault standard was ineffective mandate: Opposes topic 2
No opinion on topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Contributes to education to advance "God's Kingdom": Strongly Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Mother was public school teacher; Betsy was in-school mentor: Favors topic 7
Federally-funded vouchers for public or private schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
No longer believe in one-size-fits-all model of learning: Strongly Favors topic 7
250,000 students in 33 voucher programs, and growing: Strongly Favors topic 7
Got 5,000 voucher students enrolled in Louisiana in one week: Strongly Favors topic 7
Charters fulfill a different choice & supplement vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+2 points on Social scale)
Require cross-examination of victims of sexual harassment: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Let states decide on gun training in schools: Strongly Favors topic 10
Schools should have the option to arm teachers: Strongly Favors topic 10
Let local schools decide about guns in school: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
DeVos record includes advocating for tax cuts for the rich: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Use federal funds for private schools for military kids: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
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Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Chair of Windquest Group to invest in clean energy: Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
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No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Betsy DeVos is a Moderate Libertarian Conservative.
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