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Elizabeth Warren on SenateMatch



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
No Supreme Court nominees who oppose legal abortion: Strongly Favors topic 1
Staunch Pro-Abortion stance: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports public abortion funding: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports churches providing birth control: Strongly Favors topic 1
Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Keep federal funding for family planning clinics: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Criminal justice system is racist front to back: Strongly Favors topic 2
Calling me "Pocahontas" is a racial slur: Favors topic 2
Battle bigotry--wherever, whenever, whatever: Strongly Favors topic 2
Rental market has discrimination just like housing market: Favors topic 2
We need a reliable vote for equal pay for equal work: Strongly Favors topic 2
Warren has fought for women throughout her career: Favors topic 2
Endorsed by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance: Strongly Favors topic 2
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: Strongly Favors topic 2
Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Build future for ALL our kids, including transgendered: Strongly Favors topic 3
Repeal DOMA; repeal DADT; support ENDA: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes defining traditional marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Let states recognize same sex marriage: Favors topic 3
Maintain LGBT health info on federal websites: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+5 points on Social scale)
Comprehensive sex ed for sexually-active adolescents: Opposes topic 4
Religious freedom means no religious registry: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Too many huge federal giveaways to the drug industry: Opposes topic 5
Insurance isn't on/off: real coverage vs. faux coverage: Strongly Favors topic 5
Obvious solution is universal single-payer healthcare: Strongly Favors topic 5
No Medicare vouchers and no privatization: Favors topic 5
ObamaCare provides free preventive care for women: Strongly Favors topic 5
No privatizing Medicare, nor voucher program: Strongly Favors topic 5
Supports the President's Affordable Care Act: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Retirement benefits are about our values, not about math: Strongly Opposes topic 6
No unnecessary cuts or risky privatization schemes: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Modest changes will save Social Security, not privatization: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes investing part of your payroll tax: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI": Strongly Opposes topic 6
Rated 100% by ARA, indicating a pro-Trust Fund stance: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Invest in public education & universal preschool: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Focus on public schools & public universities: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed by Sierra Club and Clean Water Action: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Upgrade our aging infrastructure and invest in the future: Opposes topic 8
Require labeling genetically engineered food: Opposes topic 8
YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems: Opposes topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports anti-gang, safe neighborhood initiatives: Favors topic 9
Unfair: Kid in trouble for petty theft; CEO steals billions: Strongly Favors topic 9
Advocates stiff punishment for corporate offenders: Strongly Favors topic 9
Oppose death penalty but won't fight it for Marathon Bomber: Opposes topic 9
Rated 64% by the NAPO, indicating a moderate stance on police issues: Neutral on topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Huge difference between sportsmen's guns and assault weapons: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Handguns kill 8 kids a day; why don't we mobilize?: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Extend the federal assault weapons ban: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports gun control: Opposes topic 10
Supports restricting the Second Amendment: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Ban large-capacity ammunition: Opposes topic 10
YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Demand the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Balanced approach to deficit reduction: Favors topic 11
Stop protecting loopholes for millionaires: Strongly Favors topic 11
Rebuild the middle class instead of CEO tax breaks: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports increasing tax rates: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports President Obama's immigration reform: Strongly Favors topic 12
Support the DREAM Act: let immigrants into army or college: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly supports the DREAM Act: Strongly Favors topic 12
Support the DREAM Act: Let kids stay: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes "Secure Communities" immigration enforcement program: Strongly Favors topic 12
Bring people out of shadow economy & help social security: Strongly Favors topic 12
Provide lawyers and evidence for children being deported: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Alternative to bad trade deals is not to shut down all trade: Favors topic 13
Why can corporations sue on trade deals, but workers can't?: Opposes topic 13
Middle-class are angry at trade deals: Opposes topic 13
Strong export economy means influence around the world: Favors topic 13
Key is fair, enforceable agreements that protect workers: Favors topic 13
Against a Pacific Trade Deal that only works for rich: Opposes topic 13
Make trade deals transparent, even if that causes opposition: Opposes topic 13
No secrecy in Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations: Opposes topic 13
Fair trade respecting worker rights and environment: Opposes topic 13
Fight Chinese predatory trade practices on car tires: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Rated Voted FOR reauthorizing Ex-Im Bank: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No UN membership for Palestine until two-state solution: Favors topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Reagan military spending meant more bombs & fewer textbooks: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Unequivocally support Israel's qualitative military edge: Favors topic 15
Reduce size of standing army to reduce deficit: Strongly Opposes topic 15
#1 responsibility: protect Americans from terrorism: Favors topic 15
Military action that kill civilians may create radicalism: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Non-proliferation includes disposing of nuclear materials: Opposes topic 15
Exempt Veterans Affairs from federal hiring freeze: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Instead of voter suppression, do everything to help register: Strongly Favors topic 16
Congress must represent the people and be held accountable: Favors topic 16
Matching fund for small donors, with debate requirements: Favors topic 16
Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
Strong sanctions against Iranian nukes, with other countries: Opposes topic 17
Bring US troops home from Afghanistan before 2014: Strongly Favors topic 17
Take nothing off the table with Iran's nuclear weapon: Opposes topic 17
Get out of Afghanistan as fast as possible: Strongly Favors topic 17
Military action possible to stop Iranian nukes: Opposes topic 17
Iran must accept long-term intrusive nuke inspection: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Cannot support export bill just cause big oil does: Strongly Favors topic 18
Invest now in 21st-century energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Invest in our kids instead of subsidizing Big oil: Strongly Favors topic 18
Transition to green energy now for long-term growth: Strongly Favors topic 18
Lead the world in using green technology: Strongly Favors topic 18
50% clean and carbon free electricity by 2030: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+2 points on Social scale)
Legalizing marijuana will reduce opioid deaths: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Opposes the outright legalization of marijuana: Favors topic 19
Rated B by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Immunity for banks offering services to marijuana businesses: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Keep ObamaCare's prevention, treatment, & recovery services: Opposes topic 19
Criminalize imports of opioid precursors: Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Middle class built by investing in infrastructure & research: Strongly Favors topic 20
End tax breaks to the already-rich and already-powerful: Favors topic 20
New regulatory regime to protect financial consumers: Strongly Favors topic 20
Foreclosures made recession's biggest victims: Strongly Favors topic 20
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20

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Retiring in 2016 election:

Retired as of Jan. 2015:
Senate races 2017-8:
AL: Strange(R) vs.Jones(D) vs.Moore<(R)
AZ: Flake(R) vs. Ward(R) vs.Sinema(D) vs.Abboud(D) vs.McSally(R) vs.Arpaio(R) vs.Marks(L)
CA: Feinstein(D) vs. Eisen(I) vs. Sanchez?(D) vs.de_Leon(D)
CT: Murphy(D) vs.Adams(D) vs.Corey(R)
DE: Carper(D) vs.Arlett(R) vs.Truono(R) vs.Boyce(R) vs. Markell?(D)
FL: Nelson(D) vs. DeSantis(R) vs. Jolly(R) vs. Rick Scott(R) vs.Invictus(R) vs.Janowski(I)
HI: Hirono(D) vs.Curtis(R) vs.McDermott(R)
IN: Donnelly(D) vs. Hurt(R) vs.Messer(R) vs.Rokita(R) vs.Braun(R) vs.Straw(P)
MA: Warren(D) vs. Ayyadurai(I) vs.Waters(R) vs.Lindstrom(R) vs.Diehl(R) vs.Wellman(R) vs.Kingston(R)
MD: Cardin(D) vs.Campbell(R) vs.Vohra(L) vs.Manning(D) vs.Faddis(R)
ME: King(I) vs.Brakey(R) vs.Ringelstein(D) vs.Lyons(L)
MI: Stabenow(D) vs. Bouchard(R) vs.Young(R) vs.James(R) vs.Squier(G)
MN-2: Franken(R) vs.Smith(D) vs.Housley(R)
MN-6: Klobuchar(D) vs.Newberger(R) vs.Overby(G)
MO: McCaskill(D) vs.Petersen(R) vs.Petersen(R) vs.Monetti(R) vs.Hawley(R)
MS-2: vs.Hyde-Smith(R) vs. McDaniel(R) vs.Espy(D) vs.Reeves(R)
MS-6: Wicker(R) vs.Baria(D) vs.Bohren(D)
MT: Tester(D) vs.Olszewski(R) vs.Rosendale(R)

ND: Heitkamp(D) vs.Peyer(D) vs.Cramer(R) vs.Campbell(R)
NE: Fischer(R) vs.Raybould(D)
NJ: Menendez(D) vs. Chiesa(R) vs.Pezzullo(R) vs.Hugin(R)
NM: Heinrich(D) vs.Rich(R) vs.Johnson(L)
NV: Heller(R) vs.Tarkanian(R) vs.Rosen(D)
NY: Gillibrand(D) vs. Kennedy(D) vs.Webber(R) vs.Farley(R) vs.Noren(D)
OH: Brown(D) vs. Mandel(R) vs.Gibbons(R) vs.Renacci(R)
PA: Casey(D) vs. Saccone(R) vs.Barletta(R) vs.Christiana(R)
RI: Whitehouse(D) vs.Nardolillo(R)
TN: Corker(R) vs.Bredesen(D) vs.Mackler(D) vs.Crim(D) vs.Fincher(R) vs.Blackburn(R)
TX: Cruz(R) vs. Bush(R) vs.O`Rourke(D)
UT: Hatch(R) vs. McMullin(R) vs.Wilson(D) vs.Romney(R) vs.Bowden(L)
VA: Kaine(D) vs. Fiorina(R) vs.Stewart(R) vs.Freitas(R)
VT: Sanders(I) vs.Milne(D) vs.MacGovern(D) vs.Paige(R) vs.Zupan(R)
WA: Cantwell(D) vs.Hutchison(R) vs.Ferguson(D) vs.Luke(L) vs.Strider(L)
WI: Baldwin(D) vs.Vukmir(R)
WV: Manchin(D) vs. Raese(R) vs.Morrisey(R) vs.Swearengin(D) vs.Jenkins(R) vs.Blankenship(I)
WY: Barrasso(R) vs.Trauner(D)
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