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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Return to states the power to protect unborn human life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibit federal funding for abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes public funding for abortion services: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports parental notification for abortions by minors: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports judges who strictly interpret Constitution: Strongly Favors topic 1
Protect infant survivors of abortion: Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Ground Zero mosque is a poke in the eye to victims: Opposes topic 2
NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Equality means giving citizens the right to define marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Keep "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" for troop morale: Strongly Opposes topic 3
I do not support gay marriage; nor gays in military: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Sponsored state definition of marriage supersedes federal gay marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Social programs "crowd out" church & charitable giving: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare gives far too much power to government: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Defund and repeal Obamacare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal any federal health care takeover: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing mandated health insurance: Strongly Opposes topic 5
YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts: Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Raise the retirement age to save Social Security: Favors topic 6
$50 trillion in unfunded entitlements is unsustainable: Favors topic 6
Rated 13% by ARA, indicating a mixed record on senior issues: Neutral on topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No federal role in education: Favors topic 7
Denounce the Common Core State Standards: Favors topic 7
Block funding for Common Core; it's too heavy-handed: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(-5 points on Social scale)
Federal government shouldn't own $14 trillion worth of land: Strongly Favors topic 8
Utah suffers from federal control of 70% of Utah land: Strongly Favors topic 8
NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems: Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
Keep violent predators behind bars, not nonviolent offenders: Opposes topic 9
My old-fashioned Judeo-Christian tenet: stealing is wrong: Strongly Favors topic 9
Death penalty for killing police officers: Favors topic 9
Rated 36% by the NAPO, indicating a police-the-police stance: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Expanded background check first, not assault weapon ban: Opposes topic 10
Individual right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated AQ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Endorsed Liberty Candidate: no point in keeping guns you can't access: Strongly Favors topic 10
NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
End hidden double-tax imposed on working parents: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Taxes are necessary but inherently impinge on liberty: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the FairTax and the flat tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Adopt a single-rate tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing income tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Supports eliminating the death tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Secure border will take years or decades to achieve: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Comprehensive reform leaves 6 million illegals in US: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Enforce job laws and illegal immigrants will go home: Opposes topic 12
Repeal 14th amendment; no "anchor babies": Strongly Opposes topic 12
No guest workers; no amnesty: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Secure the southern border with infrastructure investment: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Endorsed by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports additional border infrastructure: Strongly Favors topic 12
ICE performs vital functions that protect American families: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Terminate national emergency at the Southern border: Favors topic 12
Sponsored bill to increase high-skill and family visa caps: Strongly Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Power over foreign trade as little as over interstate tr: Favors topic 13
Voted YES to kill reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank: Opposes topic 13
Rated 75% by the USAE, indicating support for trade engagement: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty: Strongly Favors topic 14
Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty: Favors topic 14
Disallow Palestine from joining ICC to threaten Israel: Favors topic 14
No transfers of Gitmo prisoners to US or abroad: Strongly Favors topic 14
Supports standing with the nation of israel: Favors topic 14
Two-state solution despite Israeli settlements on West Bank: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Oppose START (nuclear reduction) and CTBT (test ban): Strongly Favors topic 15
Continue to develop cutting-edge weaponry: Strongly Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Limit congressional terms to 12 years: Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Militarily pressure Iran to abandon nuclear weapons ambition: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Stay in Afghanistan until all targets are neutralized: Opposes topic 17
Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Iran must accept long-term intrusive nuke inspection: Opposes topic 17
No nuclear deal with Iran without Congressional input: Opposes topic 17
No military force against Iran without Congress approval: Strongly Favors topic 17
Endorsed Liberty Candidate: US abroad unconstitutional & unaffordable: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
I believe that there is global warming: Favors topic 18
Drill ANWR; lease shale oil lands; develop clean coal: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low: Opposes topic 18
Let states lease energy rights on federal lands: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Endorsed Liberty Candidate: tax incentives for US-based alternatives: Opposes topic 18
YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases: Opposes topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
Rated C by NORML, indicating a mixed record on drug reform: Neutral on topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Make "no" the default vote on all spending measures: Opposes topic 20
A balanced budget amendment is essential: Opposes topic 20
Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge: Opposes topic 20
Disapprove of increasing the debt limit: Opposes topic 20
Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record: Opposes topic 20
Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans: Opposes topic 20
Supports constitutional amendment for balanced budget: Favors topic 20

Mike Lee is a Hard-Core Conservative
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Left office as of Jan. 2019:
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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Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Iraq/Mideast
Infrastructure
Jobs/Farming
Medicare/Rx
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty

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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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