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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Americans support Roe, Congress should be able to pass: Strongly Favors topic 1
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)
White supremacist racism is domestic terrorism: Strongly Favors topic 2
Supports commission investigating reparations for slavery: Strongly Favors topic 2
Reparations for slavery and to Native Americans: Strongly Favors topic 2
Criminal justice system is racist front to back: Strongly Favors topic 2
Battle bigotry--wherever, whenever, whatever: Strongly Favors topic 2
Rental market has discrimination just like housing market: Favors topic 2
Using bigotry & division distracts from real change: 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
Calling me "Pocahontas" is a racial slur: 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)
Complicated forms gives insurance companies chance to say no: Strongly Favors topic 5
$23B in insurance profits means they want no change: Strongly Favors topic 5
$100 billion in multi-faceted program on opioid addiction: Strongly Favors topic 5
Start with prescription drugs, then negotiate single payer: Strongly Favors 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
Medicare-for-All would prevent many people from going broke: Strongly Favors topic 5
Co-sponsored Medicare-for-All: Strongly Favors topic 5
Too many huge federal giveaways to the drug industry: Opposes 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)
System can be fixed if we have political will: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Retirement benefits are about our values, not about math: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Social Security & Medicare allow seniors dignity: 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
One in eight older Americans lives in poverty: 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)
Proposed all-voucher education; now opposes charters: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Support teacher unions on this time of crisis: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Invest in education, but focus on results: Opposes topic 7
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)
We need a Blue New Deal to protect our oceans and fisheries: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Regulate free market; break up Big Tech: Opposes topic 8
Endorsed by Sierra Club and Clean Water Action: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Upgrade our aging infrastructure and invest in the future: Opposes topic 8
Government regulation makes capitalism work: Strongly 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)
Criminal liability for corporate execs causing severe harm: Favors topic 9
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)
Repeal filibuster or gun industry will veto any gun laws: Opposes topic 10
Seven kids will die today from guns: treat it as emergency: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Must get serious about gun control & background checks: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Sensible gun laws have to be at federal level, not state: Strongly Opposes topic 10
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)
Raise wealth tax rate for healthcare & affordable housing: Strongly Favors topic 11
Wealth tax of two cents, to fund education and childcare: Strongly Favors topic 11
Increase taxes on millionaires & billionaires: Strongly Favors topic 11
Proposes wealth tax for fortunes over $50 million: Strongly Favors topic 11
Large firms should pay 7% tax on profits over $100 million: Strongly Favors topic 11
Businesses should recognize how US helped them succeed: Strongly Favors topic 11
Amazon benefitted greatly, but put only a little back: Strongly Favors topic 11
Comparison of Trump wealth tax to Warren wealth tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
2% wealth tax on assets over $50M; 3% over $1B: Strongly Favors topic 11
Wealth tax: $4.1 billion per year on fortune of $137 billion: Strongly Favors topic 11
Curb inequality: 2% tax on assets over $50M; 3% over $1B: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Making housing affordable by raising estate tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Demand the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Lots of wealth in America but it stays at the top: 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)
Laws matter; don't lock up people who come seeking asylum: Strongly Favors topic 12
A border wall is about hate & division, not security: Favors topic 12
Bring people out of shadow economy & help social security: Strongly Favors topic 12
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
Provide lawyers and evidence for children being deported: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Countries want to trade with us; so push for human rights: Opposes topic 13
NAFTA 2.0 is about Big Pharma extending exclusive profits: Opposes topic 13
Trade policy written by corporations to help corporations: Favors topic 13
Having workers in trade negotiations is not extreme: Opposes topic 13
We need to do trading deals differently & help workers: Favors topic 13
We need allies to stand up to China on trade issues: Favors topic 13
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
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Guantanamo prison is an international embarrassment: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Alliances make us stronger & better able to face China: Opposes topic 14
America is truly a land of opportunity: Favors topic 14
No UN membership for Palestine until two-state solution: Favors topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Fight to get military benefits, but cut defense budget: Favors topic 15
End stranglehold of defense contractors on military policy: Opposes topic 15
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)
Constitutional Amendment to protect the right to vote: Strongly Favors topic 16
Every vote matters: so abolish the Electoral College: Strongly Favors topic 16
Fight voter suppression; abolish Electoral College: Strongly Favors topic 16
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
Statehood for the District of Columbia: Favors topic 16
Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers: Favors topic 16
Automatic voter registration for all citizens: Strongly Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(+2 points on Social scale)
Exit from Mideast wars, but do it the right way: Favors topic 17
No-first-use nuclear policy makes world safer: Favors topic 17
Negotiate for nuclear non-proliferation, including Iran: Favors topic 17
No intervention in Yemen; but intervention in Gaza OK: Favors topic 17
Withdraw US troops from Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria: Strongly Favors topic 17
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)
Environmental standards in trade agreements: Strongly Favors topic 18
Climate is the existential crisis for the world: Strongly Favors topic 18
Ten-fold increase in green research & green manufacturing: Strongly Favors topic 18
Co-sponsored Green New Deal: Strongly Favors topic 18
Renewable energy on public land or offshore; end drilling: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports Green New Deal; invest in green infrastructure: Strongly Favors topic 18
Return to Paris climate accord, & build on it: Strongly Favors topic 18
Oppose subsidies for fossil fuel companies: Favors topic 18
Perfect score on "350 Action's 2020 Climate Test": Strongly Favors topic 18
America must lead in combatting climate change: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports the idea of a Green New Deal: Strongly Favors topic 18
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
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opioid crisis has stigma like AIDS & needs increased funding: Opposes topic 19
Legalize marijuana at both federal & state levels: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Marijuana Justice Act: decriminalize pot & expunge records: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Co-sponsored federal legalization of marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Change to pro-legalization of marijuana: Opposes topic 19
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)
Why run for president to say what we can't do?: Strongly Favors topic 20
Protect family farms from large agribusiness companies: Strongly Favors topic 20
Build 3.2 million new affordable housing units: Strongly Favors topic 20
Government should subsidize new home building: Strongly Favors topic 20
Address housing crisis by assisting cities & homebuyers: Strongly Favors topic 20
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
Foreclosures made recession's biggest victims: Strongly Favors topic 20
New regulatory regime to protect financial consumers: Strongly Favors topic 20
End "integrated" farming favoring corporations over farmers: Strongly Favors topic 20
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20

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AZ:Flake(R,retired)
FL:Nelson(D,lost)
IN:Donnelly(D,lost)
MN:Franken(D,resigned)
MO:McCaskill(D,lost)
MS:Cochran(R,resigned)
ND:Heitkamp(D,lost)
NV:Heller(R,lost)
TN:Corker(R,retired)
UT:Hatch(R,retired)

Took office as of Jan. 2019:
AZ:McSally(R)
FL:Scott(R)
IN:Braun(R)
MN:Smith(D,2018)
MO:Hawley(R)
MS:Hyde-Smith(R,2018)
ND:Cramer(R)
NV:Rosen(D)
TN:Blackburn(R)
UT:Romney(R)
Senate races 2019-20:
AK: Sullivan(R,incumbent) vs.Gross(I)
AL: Jones(D,incumbent) vs.Sessions(R) vs.Moore(R) vs.Mooney(R) vs.Rogers(D) vs.Tuberville(R) vs.Byrne(R) vs.Merrill(R)
AR: Cotton(R,incumbent) vs.Mahony(D) vs.Whitfield(I) vs.Harrington(L)
AZ: McSally(R,incumbent) vs.Kelly(D)
CO: Gardner(R,incumbent) vs.Hickenlooper(D) vs.Madden(D) vs.Baer(D) vs.Walsh(D) vs.Johnston(D) vs.Romanoff(D) vs.Burnes(D) vs.Williams(D)
DE: Coons(D,incumbent) vs.Scarane(D)
GA-2: Isakson(R,resigned) Loeffler(R,appointed) vs.Lieberman(D) vs.Collins(R) vs.Carter(D)
GA-6: Perdue(R,incumbent) vs.Tomlinson(D) vs.Ossoff(D) vs.Terry(D)
IA: Ernst(R,incumbent) vs.Graham(D) vs.Mauro(D) vs.Greenfield(D)
ID: Risch(R,incumbent) vs.Harris(D) vs.Jordan(D)
IL: Durbin(D,incumbent) vs.Curran(R) vs.Stava-Murray(D)
KS: Roberts(R,retiring) vs.LaTurner(R) vs.Wagle(R) vs.Kobach(R) vs.Bollier(D) vs.Lindstrom(R) vs.Grissom(D) vs.Marshall(R)
KY: McConnell(R,incumbent) vs.McGrath(D) vs.Morgan(R) vs.Cox(D) vs.Tobin(D)
LA: Cassidy(R,incumbent) vs.Pierce(D)

MA: Markey(D,incumbent) vs.Liss-Riordan(D) vs.Ayyadurai(R) vs.Kennedy(D)
ME: Collins(R,incumbent) vs.Sweet(D) vs.Gideon(D) vs.Rice(D)
MI: Peters(D,incumbent) vs.James(R)
MN: Smith(D,incumbent) vs.Carlson(D) vs.Lewis(R) vs.Overby(g)
MS: Hyde-Smith(R,incumbent) vs.Espy(D) vs.Bohren(D)
MT: Daines(R,incumbent) vs.Collins(D) vs.Bullock(D)
NC: Tillis(R,incumbent) vs.E.Smith(D) vs.S.Smith(R) vs.Cunningham(D) vs.Tucker(R) vs.Mansfield(D)
NE: Sasse(R,incumbent) vs.Janicek(R)
NH: Shaheen(D,incumbent) vs.Martin(D) vs.Bolduc(R) vs.O'Brien(f)
NJ: Booker(D,incumbent) vs.Singh(R) vs.Meissner(R)
NM: Udall(D,retiring) vs.Clarkson(R) vs.Oliver(D) vs.Lujan(D) vs.Rich(R)
OK: Inhofe(R,incumbent) vs.Workman(D)
OR: Merkley(D,incumbent) vs.Romero(R)
RI: Reed(D,incumbent) vs.Waters(R)
SC: Graham(R,incumbent) vs.Tinubu(D) vs.Harrison(D)
SD: Rounds(R,incumbent) vs.Borglum(R) vs.Ahlers(D)
TN: Alexander(R,incumbent) vs.Sethi(R) vs.Mackler(D) vs.Hagerty(R)
TX: Cornyn(R,incumbent) vs.Hegar(D) vs.Hernandez(D) vs.Bell(D) vs.Ramirez(D) vs.West(D)
VA: Warner(D,incumbent) vs.Taylor(R) vs.Gade(R)
WV: Capito(R,incumbent) vs.Swearengin(D) vs.Ojeda(D)
WY: Enzi(R,incumbent) vs.Ludwig(D) vs.Lummis(R)
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Retiring in 2020 election:
KS:Roberts(R)
NM:Udall(D)
Senators running for President in 2019-20:
CA:Harris(D)
CO:Bennet(D)
MA:Warren(D)
MN:Klobuchar(D)
NJ:Booker(D)
NY:Gillibrand(D)
VT:Sanders(D)
 

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