Ban. No exceptions for rape or incest. “horrible as that crime is, I don’t believe it’s the child’s fault.”
No. Opposes DISCLOSE Act, as it raises “grave constitutional concern for speech protected by the First Amendment.” Supports Citizens United as aid to 1st Amendment free speech protections.
Yes. Co-sponsored DISCLOSE Act to “shine light on the unlimited, secret spending flooding American elections,” including foreign influence. Supreme Court should end Citizens United.
No. Doesn’t believe it’s real. Says data disproving it is being ignored as liberals want government power over economy, energy sector & all aspects of our lives.
Yes. “Crucial now more than ever that US & world leaders act urgently to address” it. Climate change increases droughts, wildfires, hurricanes, & other disasters.
Opposes regulating greenhouse gases. Paris Accord “would have destroyed $3 trillion in American GDP & killed 6.5 million industrial sector jobs by 2040.”
Limit greenhouse gases. “Need to take unprecedented action” in building clean energy economy. Opposes withdrawing from Paris Accord.
Yes. Proposed bill to allow that.
No. Discriminates by ignoring contraception’s role in women’s health.
Yes, though initially believed Kavanaugh was not conservative enough.
No. His positions do not line up with values & interests of Texans.
No. Choice between more & more spending & individual liberty.
Yes. Supports investment in areas like infrastructure & education.
Yes. Called “civil rights issue of our time.” Introduced bill to allow tax deduction for costs of private & religious schools.
No. It funnels public school $ into private schools. “Ted Cruz’s private school give-away will cost taxpayers $500 million to subsidize wealthy.”
No statement found, but opposed Obama EPA’s Clean Power Plan & said EPA ran amok under Obama.
No. Ensure EPA’s funding & independence “to exercise oversight of those harming the environment.”
No. Sponsored amendment to define marriage as between man & a woman.
No. Led fight not to ban assault weapons. Calls gun control efforts “tiresome.”
Yes. Supports universal background checks & banning assault-style weapons.
Absolutely repeal. Caused millions to lose their jobs, be forced into part-time work, lose health insurance & doctors & pay skyrocketing premiums.
No. Was willing to risk a government shutdown in in order to defund.
Yes. Provide important preventive services, esp. for low-income families.
No. End DACA. No path to citizenship to Dreamers or anyone else who violates immigration laws.
Protect Dreamers. “As American as my kids… & have done everything we’ve asked of them.” Supports earned path to citizenship for millions here illegally.
Yes. Applauded withdrawal, saying agreement didn’t sufficiently rein in Iran’s nuclear program.
No. Agreement, while imperfect, was “best path to keep Iran from having nuclear weapons.”
Yes. Long-time legalization advocate. Sponsored bill to end federal prohibition.
No. “Raising the minimum wage would cost jobs for the most vulnerable.”
Yes. Rolling back net neutrality hurts democracy, the arts & innovation.
Partial. Supports private savings accounts for Social Security.
No. Opposes energy subsidies for any form of energy. Washington shouldn’t “be picking winners & losers.”
Yes. Strong supporter. Continue tapping current energy sources while giving incentives for renewable sources.
No. Opposed Warren bill because of tax increase for people making over $1 million. Proposed 2013 budget amendment that lowered Pell Grant funding & required higher payments for school loans.
Yes. “Commonsense protection” “to prevent illegal voter fraud.” Supported TX voter ID law which federal court rejected, comparing to a “poll tax” on minorities.
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