Issues and Issue Questions Available for Candidate Responses

These are the issues and questions we make available to the candidates to inform voters of their positions and views. All responses are provided by the candidate or are taken from the candidate's website, public statements or legitimate news articles.

Questions Available to All Candidates
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public OfficeGoals If ElectedAchievements If ElectedAreas to Concentrate OnOn Entering Public ServiceOpinions of Other Candidates
Opinions of Other Candidates
Donald Trump on Hillary Clinton
Questions Available Only to U.S. President, U.S. House and U.S. Senate Candidates
ImmigrationIllegal Immigration and ReformMuslims Entering USIllegal Immigration AmnestyDream ActBorder SecuritySecuring Our BordersSocial Services to Illegal ImmigrantsChildren Citizenship of IllegalsEnglish as the Official National LanguageLocal Enforcement of Immigration LawsE-Verify SystemUndocumented Immigrants Impact on US EconomyFederal Enforcement of Immigration LawsState Enforcement of Federal Immigration LawsState and Local Immigration LawsHigh-Skilled Worker ImmigrationGuest Worker ProgramVisa EnforcementCitizenship through Military ServiceArizona's Strict New Immigration LawEnglish-Only LawsReview of the 14th AmendmentDeportationCitizenship for Illegal ImmigrantsSelf-DeportationReal ID ActDatabase Of ForeignersAmericanizationImmigration Application FeesUsing National Guard Troops to Secure Mexican BorderDriver's Licenses to IllegalsEmployers Who Hire IllegalsOrganization of American States (OAS) DiplomacyIllegal Immigration as a FelonyCriminalize Assistance to Illegal ImmigrantsH-1B ProgramImmigrant TroopsUndocumented ImmigrantsElectronic Verification System for EmployersLegal Status for Undocumented Farm WorkersNaturalization Backlog for ImmigrantsLegal Residency for Immigrant YouthAlien MinorsPermanent Partners Immigration ActMinutemen Project
GlobalizationTradePresidential Trade Fast-track AuthorityTrans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP)BrexitNorth America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)Trade Policy PrioritiesFree Market VisionTrade with ChinaFree Trade Agreements (FTA)Global Workers' RightsGlobal Environmental StandardsChina Currency ManipulationBarriers to American Goods in Other CountriesIncentives to Move OffshoreProtective TariffsTrade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)Unfair Trade PracticesTrade DeficitFast Track AuthorityWorld Trade Organization / General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (WTO/GATT)Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)North American UnionOther Trade Agreements
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay, Lesbian & LGBTSame Sex MarriageSexual Orientation in Anti-Discrimination LawsSexual Orientation DiscriminationCivil Unions & Civil BenefitsBusiness Owners Refusing to Serve Gay WeddingsNorth Carolina Law Restricting Public Bathroom Use by Transgender PeopleAmending 1964 Civil Rights Act to include Sexual Orientation DiscriminationThe Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell PolicyProhibiting Same Sex Marriage Recognition between States (Defense of Marriage Act)Homosexuality as a Choice or GeneticsHomosexuality as being Immoral or a SinExposing Children to Gay CouplesMarriage Left Solely to the StatesFederal Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage AmendmentEmployment Non-Discrimination ActEqual Tax Treatment of Same Sex CouplesDomestic PartnershipsDomestic Partner Health Benefits ActComparison of Gay Gights Movement with Civil Rights MovementLegislation for Hate CrimesGays Serving in the MilitaryGays Adopting Children
Civil Rights
Civil RightsReligious Rights vs Property RightsProperty Rights vs. Civil RightsUSA Patriot ActGender Equality & Women's IssuesHate CrimesHuman RightsEqual Rights AmendmentPersons with DisabilitiesPrivacyNational Security Agency (NSA) Electronic Surveillance of US CitizensPrivacy and Civil Liberties Oversight BoardAnti-semitism
National Security & Terrorism
National SecurityMuslim Terrorist AttacksWar on Terrorism PoliciesWar on TerrorWaterboardingGuantanamo Bay Prison (GITMO)National Security Agency (NSA)NSA Surveillance of CitizensRadical IslamCyber SecurityUSA Patriot ActAl-QaedaTorture of TerroristsMaking Our Homeland More SecureRecommendations of the 9/11 CommissionRadical FundamentalismWeapons of Mass DestructionBioterrorismDepartment of Homeland Security (DHS)National Guard in the Department of Homeland Security vs. DefenseIntelligenceDomestic Intelligence AgenciesColor-Coded Warning SystemLocal First RespondersAir SecurityPort SecurityRail SecurityHazardous Materials SecuritySpent Nuclear FuelDrinking Water SecurityEvacuation PreparednessNational Intelligence Estimate AssessmentTerrorist Prisoner RightsTrials of Terrorist and Combantant DetaineesHabeas Corpus and Legal Rights for Combatant DetaineesEnemy Combatants
GovernmentCorruption and Government EthicsRegulationsBureaucracy & RegulationsPartisan GridlockLimits on Personal ContributionsUS PresidentTerm Limits for US Representatives and SenatorsTerm Limits for Supreme Court & Federal JusticesSpecial InterestsSuper PACsEntitlement ReformInfluence of Religion in GovernmentGovernment ReformGovernment AccountabilitySenate Filibuster RuleGovernment AgenciesState Block GrantsStates' RightsLobbying ReformReporting of Lobbyist ContactsGovernment Officials Becoming LobbyistsExecutive Branch Employees Accepting Corporate GiftsEarmarksPrivatizationSunset ClausesFreedom of Information ActCitizen ParticipationAvailability of Government InformationLive Broadcasts of Agency DeliberationsSingle 6 Year Term for US PresidentFEMA and Hurricane KatrinaNew OrleansU.S. Postal Service
Elections & Politics
ElectionsPersonal Campaign FundingYounger VotersVoting Right of Felons & Ex-PrisonersCampaign Contribution Limits (Citizens United)Muslim PresidentKoch BrothersCampaign Spending LimitsVoter Photo ID and Other RequirementsTea Party MovementElection ReformCampaign Finance ReformPolitical Expenditures Disclosure527 'Stealth' PACsBundling Campaign ContributionsPublic Funding of Political CampaignsSmall DonorsSoft-money Political ContributionsLobbyist Campaign ContributionsReform of Redistricting (Gerrymandering)Voting and Election ReformVoting Machines and Paper BallotsElection-day RegistrationEqual Ballot Box AccessHelp America Vote Act of 2002DC Voting Representation in Congress
Courts, Laws & Justice
CourtsSupreme CourtSupreme Court’s Citizens United CasePrisonsSecurity Document LeaksDeath PenaltyConstitutionAmerica's Criminal Justice SystemBlack Lives MatterRacial ProfilingJustice DepartmentCriminals Serving Their Full TermsThree Strikes Criminal Sentencing StandardVideotaping Criminal InterrogationsMandatory Minimum SentencingCrack-Powder Sentencing DisparityJudicial Discretion and Alternative SentencingVoting Rights for X-FelonsProperty Rights and Eminent DomainPrivacy RightsObscenity LawsActivist Judges Legislating from the BenchJudicial AppointmentsConservative / Liberal Balance on Supreme CourtFederal Judges Confirmation ProceduresLegal ReformTort Reform and Frivolous SuitsAlternative Dispute ResolutionProduct Liability ReformCaps on Punitive DamagesClass Action ReformBankruptcy ReformBankruptcy Means-Testing & Restrictions
American Minorities
Muslim AmericansLatino AmericansAfrican AmericansNative AmericansRacism and Race RelationsRacial ProfilingAffirmative ActionNational Campaign for ToleranceAfrican American ReparationsNative Americans in American SocietyNative American RightsCasinos on Native American ReservationsUS Treaties with Native Americans
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
AbortionPlanned ParenthoodHealth Insurance Covering Birth ControlLegality of Abortion - Roe v. WadePro-Life and Pro-ChoiceStem Cell ResearchParental NotificationLife Beginning at ConceptionCriminalizing Out-of-State AbortionsAbortion ProtestersRight to Life Constitutional AmendmentAccess to ContraceptionThe Morning After Pill (Plan B)Partial-birth AbortionsFederal Funding for AbortionUnborn Victims of Violence ActChild Custody Protection ActAbortion for Rape and IncestStem-cell Research for Medical AdvancementsUsing Embryos in Stem Cell ResearchFederal Funding for Stem Cell ResearchCloningAnimal CloningHuman Cloning
Iran, a General StatementIran Nuclear DealMilitary StrikeSanctionsIranian OppositionIran DiplomacyPresident AhmadinejadIran's involvement in IraqEconomic Sanctions Against Iran
Foreign Policy
Foreign PolicyRefugee CrisisNuclear Weapons & Non-Proliferation TreatyOverseas InterventionsForeign AidNorth KoreaRussia, Ukraine and Eastern EuropeMost Important Foreign Policy IssuesChinaChina as a ThreatChina's Human RightsAsiaNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)EuropeCubaPuerto RicoEmbargo of CubaIndiaLatin America (South & Central)MexicoAfricaSudan & DarfurPromotion of Democracy Around WorldAmerica's Image AbroadCIAUnited Nations (UN)International Criminal Court (ICC)Nuclear Treaty with IndiaUS TreatiesWorldwide HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and MalariaNuclear Proliferation & Nuclear TerrorismHugo Chavez and Fidel CastroThird World Debt ReliefBalkansBurmaG8 (Group of Eight Countries)Dubai Ports Administration PurchaseUnilateralism
Middle East
Middle EastISISIsraelIsraeli and Palestinian ConflictRadical IslamSyriaSaudi ArabiaArab SpringEgypt, Libya, and TunisiaPalestinian StatehoodRecognition of a Palestinian StatePalestinian West Bank and GazaPalestinian Death TollWar in LebanonHizbullah and HamasTurkey
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
AfghanistanPakistanIraqTimetable for WithdrawalUS Military Presence in AfghanistanPresident Hamid KarzaiDrone StrikesTaliban & Radical Islamic JihadistsIraq PolicyIraq WarIraq ReconstructionIraq Political ProgressPrivate Security like BlackwaterCutting Off War FundingFederalizing Iraq into Kurd, Shiite and Sunni StatesSunnis and ShiitesHumanitarian Situation in IraqLength of DeploymentsContinued US Military Presence in IraqDeadline for US PulloutTroop SurgeIraq's Role in War on TerrorLoss of American Lives in IraqStaying in Iraq for "as long as it takes to do the job"Iraq Role in Making Americans Safer
Military & Defense
MilitaryUse of Military ForceDefenseDefense SpendingMilitary FamiliesGays in the MilitaryCommander in ChiefGitmoMissile Defense SystemDefense and Military BudgetDepartment of Defense and PentagonMilitary AdequacyMilitary Industrial EstablishmentCluster BombsReducing Military CostsRe-instituting the DraftMilitary Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC Commission)Reservists and National GuardMilitary Pay, Medical Care and BenefitsNational Guard / Reserve Pay, Medical Care and BenefitsAnti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) TreatyNuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
JobsPaid Sick, Family and Maternity LeaveWorking ClassEqual PayForeign Job OutsourcingAffirmative ActionWorkplace Violence Against WomenIndependent WorkersFamily and Medical Leave ActUnemployment InsuranceWorkplace ProtectionsMine Safety and HealthJob GrowthGovernment Subsidized JobsReward companies that create domestic jobsChild LaborQuality of JobsOccupational Safety and Health (OSHA)Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Unemployment Insurance (UI)Workers BenefitsOvertime RightsEmployment DiscriminationRetirees Returning To Work
GunsRight to Own Guns - Second AmendmentGun Control LegislationMental Health and Mass ShootingsGun-free ZonesRight to Carry a Concealed HandgunRenewal of Ban on Assault Weapons PurchasesHigh Capacity Magazines, Gun Locks and AmmunitionNational Rifle Association (NRA)DC Gun BanGun ShowsState Gun LegislationGun Manufacturer Law Suits
EconomyEconomic Grown and StimulationWealth InequalityAmerica's InfrastructureDecline of Middle ClassJob CreationRecessionFederal ReserveFederal Reserve's Interest Rate PolicyAging of Population
BusinessSmall BusinessWall StreetBankingDodd-Frank ActGlass-Steagall ActBusiness Tax IncentivesCapitalismAuto IndustrySarbanes-Oxley ActRelationship of Big Business and GovernmentExecutive CompensationConsumer PiracyMinority-Owned BusinessesStart-Up IncubatorsForeign Ownership of American BusinessesDecline in ManufacturingAntitrust EnforcementIntellectual Property ProtectionPatent SystemReporting and Recordkeeping Requirements
Labor Wages & Unions
LaborWagesMinimum WageWage DiscriminationUnionsEmployee Free Choice ActRight-to-Work LawsNational Labor Relations Board (NLRB)Worker RetrainingImmigration of Highly Skilled WorkersTime-and-a-Half for OvertimeDavis Bacon ActPolitical Activities of Public Union MembersWage Gap between Rich and PoorCEO PayWage Gap between Men and WomenOrganized Labor's Place in AmericaPermanent Replacement of StrikersDeclining Percent of Unionized Workers
TaxesTax ProposalsTax CodeMortgage Interest DeductionTax ReformOffshore Tax Havens and Bank AccountsTax LoopholesIncome Tax RatesTaxing the the Wealthiest 1%Corporate Income TaxesTaxes on Interest, Dividends, and Capital GainsProperty TaxesEstate Taxes (Death / Birth Tax)Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)Extending the Bush Tax CutsValue-Added TaxTaxes PolicyNational Sales TaxFlat TaxEarned Income Tax Credit (EITC)Marriage PenaltyIncome Tax on SeniorsTax Rates on Private Equity Funds2001 Tax CutsTax Credits for CollegeTax Credits for Health CareChild Tax CreditTax-Free Savings AccountsBusiness Tax CreditsR&D Tax CreditCorporate Tax LoopholesOil Company Tax BreaksInternal Revenu Service (IRS)Profit Sharing Tax Credit
EducationCommon Core EducationPre-SchoolHigher EducationStudent Loans, Scholarships and Pell GrantsNo Child Left Behind Act, a General StatementSex Education and Birth Control OptionsEvolution and Intelligent Design EducationGay and Lesbian Orientation EducationReligion in Public SchoolsPublic Schools K-12"Under God" in the Pledge of AllegianceLocal Control Over EducationTeacher Textbook SelectionPrivate School VouchersCharter SchoolsSchool SafetyStandardized TestingTeacher TenureImproving EducationEducation Tax CreditsTeacher UnionsDepartment of EducationHead StartHigh SchoolsAdult EducationDropoutsCommunity CollegesClassroom SizeExtended Learning TimeAfter-School ProgramsParental InvolvementComputers in SchoolsFederal MandatesFederal Funding of Private SchoolsNo Child Left Behind Act Federal Funding LevelTeacher PayTeacher StandardsStudent StandardsNational Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)Education Global SuperiorityJunk Food Vending Machines in Public SchoolsEducation Gap with Other CountriesSchool ChoiceHome SchoolingSpecial EducationMagnet SchoolsRural SchoolsSummer SchoolBoy-Girl Achievement GapBlack-White Achievement GapTitle IX 'Equal Opportunities for Girls'Bilingual EducationMath and ScienceArt and MusicDrugs in Schools
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Illegal DrugsMedical Use of MarijuanaLegalization of MarijuanaOpioidsWar on DrugsPunishments for Drug CrimesDrug CzarMarijuanaDrug PreventionDrug RehabilitationInterstate Drug TraffickingDoping in SportsMetamphetamines
Poverty & Welfare
PovertyUrban PovertyUrban RecoveryRural PovertyRural RecoveryHungerPoor ChildrenHousing AssistanceKatrina VictimsWelfareFaith-based Initiative FundingImproving the Welfare System
Environment, a General StatementGlobal Warming, Climate ChangeClean Water Act and Water QualityOceansKeystone XL PipelineANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil DrillingEnvironmental Protection Agency (EPA)Environmental RegulationClean Air Act & Clear Skies InitiativeClean Air TechnologiesCarbon TaxGreenhouse Gas Emission LimitsDeveloping World Greenhouse EmissionsDeveloping World and Climate ChangeEnvironment Technology for Developing WorldTropical DeforestationCap-and-Trade System to Reduce Carbon EmissionsFree Market IncentivesPower Plant EmissionsHigher Gasoline TaxKyoto ProtocolU.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)Clean Drinking WaterToxic WastePolluter-Pays Superfund FeesInterior DepartmentNational ParksNational Forests and Healthy Forests InitiativeNational Forest Roadless Area Conservation ActLand, Rivers and LakesFactory FarmsTropical RainforestsWetlandsInvasive SpeciesEndangered SpeciesCruelty to AnimalsRecycling and Trash
Internet, Media & Communications
InternetInternet NeutralityCyber SecurityInternet Freedom Preservation ActTaxes on Internet PurchasesHigh Speed Broadband DeploymentBroadband Access for Rural and Disadvantaged CommunitiesSpammingInternet CrimeInternet PornographyInternet Sexual Assault of ChildrenParental BlockingInternet Privacy ProtectionsDigital Rights ManagementInternet GamblingChinese Censorship of InternetRich Poor 'Internet Divide'E-Science ResearchMedia, a General StatementFederal Communications Commission (FCC)Concentrated of Media OwnershipWireless SpectrumAdult-Oriented Commercial Advertising
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy, a General StatementReducing the DeficitDebt LimitGovernment Shut DownFederal Budget & DebtDeficit SpendingEntitlementsGold StandardEarmarksGovernment EfficiencyBalanced Budget & Constitutional AmendmentPresidential Line-item Veto PowerSpending LimitsPay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) Rule for Tax Cuts or New Spending
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance, a General StatementAffordable Care Act (Obamacare)Medicare VouchersUniversal Medical Care / InsuranceMedicareFixing MedicareMedically Uninsured or UnderinsuredPre-Existing Health ConditionsFixing Medical InsuranceMedical Malpractice Lawsuit LimitationsEmployers' Medical InsuranceEmployers vs Employees As Chief Health Care BuyerCoverage of ChildrenState Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)Free Market Health CareHealth Insurance Purchase ChoicesPortable Medical InsuranceState PlansHealth Savings Accounts (HSAs)Market-Based Medical InsuranceMedical Insurance Block GrantsMedicaidTRICARE Health InsuranceMedical Insurance DiscriminationMisuse of Health RecordsMedicare Reimbursement FormulasUniform Billing and ClaimsPaperless ClaimsFederal Employee Health Benefit Plan (FEHBP) Buy-InFederal Reinsurance Medical PoolChronic & Catastrophic IllnessesHealth Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)Medical Malpractice ReformBusiness Tax Credits for Employee Health CoverageTax Credit / Deductible for Medical Insurance
Crime, a General StatementHuman TraffickingPolice & FBI AgentsReducing CrimeRehabilitationRecidivismNeighborhood CrimeYouth and Gang CrimeIdentity TheftHate CrimeSex-related CrimesCrimes Against ChildrenViolence Against WomenChild Abuse And NeglectCorporate CrimeVictimless CrimesNon-Violent CrimeDomestic ViolenceRapeCorporate Fraud
Health & Medical
Health & Medical CareMental HealthVaccinations & ImmunizationsImproving Health & Medical CareReducing Health Care CostsRationing Health CareDisease PreventionRural Health CareHealth Information Interchange NetworkQuality and Cost ReportingBiomedical SuperiorityPatient's Bill of RightsMedical ErrorsHealth Opportunity AccountsAlternative MedicineNational Institutes of Health (NIH)Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Medical ResearchPhysiciansNursesPublic Health WorkersAssociation Health Plans (AHP)Children's HealthWomen's HealthElderly's HealthHealth DisparitiesExposure to Toxic ChemicalsHIV/AIDSCancerLead PoisoningMercury PollutionObesityDiabetesBird Flu (Avian Influenza)Drug AddictionMad CowWest Nile VirusAutismAsthmaAlzheimer's DiseaseSubstance AbuseResistance to Antibiotics
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
EnergyEnergy Independence from Foreign OilHydraulic FrackingOil DrillingNuclear PowerOffshore Oil DrillingGas PricesOil and Gas SubsidiesOil Company ProfitsCanadian Oil (Keystone) PipelineRenewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and WindFuel Efficiency & Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) StandardsCoalShale Gas DevelopmentRegulation of Energy CompaniesGulf Oil SpillEnergy Efficiency and StandardsGreen Homes and ImprovementsEnergy Research and DevelopmentRenewable Fuels, Biofuels and EthanolSolar Energy Investment Tax Credit BillHydrogen Cell Fuel InitiativeUtility DeregulationNatural GasElectricity Transmission GridEnergy BillDepartment of EnergyDomestic Energy ProductionLow Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)Production Tax CreditStrategic Energy FundEnergy Efficient Government BuildingsGas & Oil, a General StatementDeveloping World Oil DemandWellhead TaxLow Carbon FuelsAuto IndustryHybrid & All Electric CarsFlexible Fuel Vehicles
Values, Religion & Family
Planned Parenthood & Family PlanningSexual Misconduct of PoliticiansFamilyFamily ValuesChurch & State - First AmendmentSchool & Public PrayerAmerican ValuesReligionValuesTolerance & Political CorrectnessEuthanasia and Assisted SuicideNational Endowment for the Arts (NEA)Mosque Near Ground ZeroPope's Prosecution ImmunityReligion in GovernmentA Candidate's Religious BeliefsAtheists and AgnosticsMormon Religion and PolygamyOrdination of Gay ClergyOrdination of Women ClergyEvolution vs. Intelligent DesignFaith-Based Volunteer EffortsChild CareFoster CareAdoptionFatherhoodChild Custody and SupportChild Support Enforcement BudgetTeen PregnancyLow-Income First-Time MothersPrejudiceIndecency in the MediaMedia Violence and SexPornography and Adult Oriented MediaDesecration of Flag Constitutional AmendmentBoy Scouts and Girl Scouts
Transportation, a General StatementInfrastructureAmtrakHighwaysTraffic CongestionTelecommutingHighway SafetyDrunk DrivingRailAirPublic TransportationBikes and PedestriansSeaports
Veterans, a General StatementVeterans' Health and Medical CareGI Bill & Veterans' BenefitsRetired Veterans Benefits and Health CareSurvivor BenefitsDisabled Veterans Health CareHomeless VeteransVetreran Job RetrainingDepartment of Veterans Affairs (VA)Veterans FundingDisability ClaimsPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Brain Injuries (TBI)Persian Gulf War IllnessesAgent Orange Related IllnessWalter Reed Army Medical Center ScandalPOWs and MIAsVeterans Administration (VA)Theft of Military Identity Data from VAVeterans' Recognition
Housing, a General StatementSubprime Mortgage CrisisDeclining Home PricesForeclosuresMortgage LendingFederal Mortgage RegulationMortgage CreditPredatory LendingFreeze Adjustable-rate Mortgage Interest RatesMortgage Bankers Lending StandardsFederal Housing Administration (FHA)Neighborhoods, a General StatementCommunity DevelopmentCommunity Development Block Grant ProgramHomeownershipAffordable HousingLow Income HousingHomelessnessVeteran Homeownership
Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs, a General StatementMedicare Prescription Drug PlansMedicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for SeniorsSafety of Prescription DrugsImporting Prescription Drugs from CanadaSafety of Imported DrugsIncreasing Prescription Drug CompetitionNegotiating Pharmaceutical PricesBringing Generic Drugs on the Market SoonerMedicare Beneficiaries without Prescription-drug CoveragePrescription Drug MarketingRegulating Drug Advertising, Like Cigarettes and Alcohol
Social Security & Pensions
Social SecurityWelfareLong Term Viability of Social SecurityPrivatizing Social SecuritySocial Security Trust FundRaising the Retirement Age or Reducing Payment LevelsMeans Testing for Social Security PaymentsTax on Social Security BenefitsPensionsPension ReformPension Benefit Guaranty CorporationCorporate Defined Benefit Pension DefaultsKey Employee Retention PlansIndividual Retirement Accounts401(k) PlansSavers' CreditOther Retirement Improvements
Consumers, a General StatementCredit CardsConsumer Fraud and ProtectionTelemarketingCredit Card Bill of RightsCredit Card Company PracticesCredit AgenciesTruth In LendingInsurance IndustryFinancial Consumer ProtectionPayday LoansImported Products' SafetyConsumer Product SafetyConsumer Products Safety Commission
Public Service
Public Service, a General StatementMandate Public ServiceEnlarged National Service ProgramAmeriCorpsPeace Corps
Science, Technology & Space
InnovationResearch & TechnologyBiodiversity & BiotechnologyScienceNanotechnologiesNational Science Foundation (NSF) FundingSpaceWomen and Minority Research GrantsNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)Transfer Space Travel to Private CompaniesSpace StationAerospace Industry
Food & Agriculture
FoodAgricultureAgriculture ReformsGenetically Engineered Food (GMOs)Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Protecting Food SafetyCountry of Origin LabelingDepartment of AgricultureFamily FarmFarm BillFarm SubsidiesFarmer Owned Biofuel RefineriesFarm Service Agency (FSA) ClosingsFarm Crop SupportsFarm Corporation SubsidiesOther Farm Assistance
Alcohol, Cigarettes & Gambling
Alcohol, a General StatementLower Drinking Age from 21Requiring States Set the Legal Drinking Age to 21 to Receive Federal FundsSelling Alcohol To MinorsDrunk Driving And Breath TestsUnderage DrinkingCigarettes, a General StatementSmoking and Tobacco BuyoutGambling, a General Statement
Financial Crisis
Financial CrisisBanks too Big to FailBank & Financial Corp BailoutsBail Outs of General Motors and ChryslerFannie Mae and Freddie Mac$700 Billion Troubled Asset Relief BailoutConsumer Financial Protection BureauFinancial Industry RegulationProsecution of Financial FraudInvestment BankingHigh-Frequency TradingHedge Funds & Private Equity FirmsFinancial MeltdownAmerica's Brand of Capitalism
Questions Available Only to Mississippi Statewide, House and Senate Candidates
Homeland Security
Mississippi Security from Terror Attack, a General StatementMaking Mississippi More SecureMississippi National Guard in the Department of Homeland Security vs. DefenseMississippi Local First Responders Federal FundingMississippi Airport SecurityMississippi Rail SecurityMississippi Border SecurityMississippi Port Security
Mississippi Economy, a General StatementStimulating Mississippi's Economy
Mississippi Trade with Other Countries, a General StatementBarriers to Mississippi Goods in Other CountriesProtective Tariffs for Mississippi Goods
Mississippi Business PracticesMississippi Charitable OrganizationsMississippi Business, a General StatementMississippi's Small BusinessesMississippi Business Tax IncentivesMississippi Real EstateMississippi Credit And Banking
Mississippi Income TaxMississippi Estate TaxMississippi Taxes, a General StatementMississippi Sales TaxMississippi Property Taxes
Mississippi MineralsMississippi's Environment, a General StatementGlobal Warming, Climate ChangeKyoto ProtocolMississippi State ParksMississippi Greenhouse-gas Emission LimitsMississippi Clean Air and WaterMississippi's Land, Rivers and LakesMississippi Recycling and TrashMississippi's Toxic WasteMississippi's Invasive SpeciesMississippi's Endangered Species
Mississippi Gas CostsMBTE Additive to Gasoline in MississippiMississippi Energy, a General StatementMississippi Energy Efficiency StandardsRenewable EnergyAlternate Energy Development
Gas & Oil
Oil and Gasoline, a General StatementMississippi Fuel Economy StandardsOil Company ProfitsEthanolHybrid and All Electric Cars
Mississippi Transportation, a General StatementMississippi Highway CongestionMississippi Driver's LicensesMississippi Motor Vehicles And InspectionsMississippi Roads and HighwaysMississippi Highway SafetyHigh-occupancy LanesDriver Safety MeasuresMississippi Drunk DrivingMississippi Rail TransportationAmtrakMississippi Air TravelOff-road VehiclesMississippi Bikes and Pedestrians
Mississippi Immigration, a General StatementMississippi Social Services to Illegal ImmigrantsUsing Mississippi National Guard Troops to Secure Mexican BorderBeefing Up the Mississippi Border PatrolFederal Enforcement of Immigration LawsIllegal Immigration as a FelonyAmnesty for Illegal Immigrants in USLocal Enforcement of Immigration LawsCriminalize Assistance to Illegal ImmigrantsGuest Worker ProgramUndocumented Immigrants in USElectronic Verification System for EmployersLegal Status for Undocumented Farm WorkersLegal Status for Children of Undocumented Immigrants Born in USLegal Residency for Immigrant Youth
School Counseling in MississippiEarly Education in MississippiDropout Prevention in MississippiPhysical Education in MississippiParental Control over Education in MississippiDiscipline in Mississippi SchoolsDiscipline in Mississippi SchoolsMississippi Education, a General StatementImproving Mississippi EducationMississippi Higher EducationFederal Funding of Mississippi Private SchoolsMississippi Standardized TestingNo Child Left Behind Act, a General StatementNo Child Left Behind Act Mississippi Federal Funding LevelMississippi Standards for TeachersJunk Food Vending Machines in Mississippi Public SchoolsPrivate School VouchersCharter SchoolsTeacher Tenure in Mississippi Public SchoolsMississippi Special EducationTeaching Evolution and Intelligent DesignTeaching of Sex Education and Birth Control OptionsTeacher Selection of TextbooksReligion in Public SchoolsUnder God in the Pledge of Allegiance"Mississippi Student Loans, and ScholarshipsMississippi Tax Credits for Tuition CostsLocal Control Over EducationAchievement Gap between Boys and GirlsTitle IX 'Equal Opportunities for Girls'Home SchoolingSchool SafetyMississippi's Average Classroom SizeComputers in Mississippi Schools
Mississippi Managed CareMississippi VaccinationsMississippi Medical Savings AccountsMississippi Health, a General StatementImproving Mississippi Health CareReducing Health Care CostsMississippi Children's Health CareMississippi ObesityMississippi Drug AddictionMississippi SmokingMississippi Mental Health CareMississippi Nursing Homes, Hospices and Assisted Living
Mississippi Medicine, a General StatementImproving Mississippi Medical FacilitiesAttracting Doctors and Medical Care ProvidersMississippi Medical Malpractice Lawsuit LimitationsMississippi Medical Malpractice Damage Caps
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance, a General StatementHealth Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)Mississippi Medically Uninsured or UnderinsuredMississippi Business Tax Credits for Employee Health CoverageState Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Mississippi Consumers, a General StatementMississippi Consumer Fraud and ProtectionMississippi Telemarketing
Prescription Drugs
Mississippi Prescription Drugs, a General StatementNew Federal Medicare Drug BenefitImporting Prescription DrugsMississippi Negotiating Pharmaceutical PricesMississippi Regulating Drug Advertising, Like Cigarettes and Alcohol
Mississippi State Pensions, a General StatementMississippi Pension Reform
Mississippi TANFMississippi Welfare, a General StatementImproving Mississippi Welfare System
Mississippi Housing, a General StatementMississippi Rental Housing SupportMississippi Housing AffordabilityMississippi Building Codes
Illegal Drugs
Mississippi Illegal Drugs, a General StatementMetamphetamines in Mississippi
Marijuana, a General StatementMississippi Medical Use of MarijuanaMississippi Legalization of Marijuana
Alcohol, a General StatementSelling Alcohol To Minors in MississippiMississippi Drunk Driving, Breath Tests and Alcohol-Related CrimesMississippi Liquor LicensesMississippi Underage Drinking
Cigarettes, a General StatementMississippi Restrictions on Smoking
Mississippi DNA TestingIdentity Theft in MississippiBombs and Explosives in MississippiInmates in MississippiSecurity in MississippiMississippi Crime, a General StatementReducing Crime in MississippiMississippi Hate CrimeMississippi Sex-related CrimesMississippi Crimes Against ChildrenMississippi Child Abuse And NeglectMississippi Domestic ViolenceMississippi RapeMississippi Youth and Gang Crime
State and Local Courts in MississippiJudges in MississippiMississippi Courts, a General StatementMississippi Judicial Discretion in SentencingMississippi Activist Judges Legislating from the BenchCourt CostsMississippi Public Defender Services
Mississippi Criminal Justice System, a General StatementMississippi PrisonsMississippi Minority IncarcerationMississippi Voting Rights for X-FelonsMississippi Privacy RightsMississippi Death Penalty
Mississippi Guns, a General StatementMississippi Ban on Assault Weapons PurchasesMississippi Gun Control LegislationCitizens Bearing ArmsMississippi Guns for Hunting and SportMississippi Gun PermitsCarrying Concealed Pistol
Civil Rights
Mississippi Civil Rights and Liberties, a General StatementAnti-SemitismWomen's IssuesMississippi Persons with DisabilitiesMississippi Property Rights vs. Civil RightsMississippi PrivacyNational Security Agency (NSA) Electronic Surveillance of US CitizensNational Security Agency (NSA) Collection of US Phone Records
Gay Rights, a General StatementHomosexuality as a Choice or GeneticsMississippi Gay MarriageMississippi State Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage AmendmentMississippi Equal Legal Rights for Domestic PartnershipsMississippi Civil UnionsMississippi Legislation for Hate CrimesGays Serving in the Military
Afro Americans
Afro-Americans, a General StatementRacismRacial Profiling
Latino Americans, a General Statement
Native Americans
Native Americans, a General StatementTaxes on Native AmericansNative American Children
Mississippi Abortion, a General StatementRight to Life, a General StatementMississippi Criminalizing Crossing State Lines for AbortionsMississippi Parental NotificationPro-Life and Pro-ChoiceRoe v. WadeThe Morning After Pill (Plan B)Partial-birth AbortionsMississippi Abortion for Rape and IncestMississippi Adoption
Stem Cell
Mississippi Stem Cell Research, a General StatementMississippi Stem-cell Research for Medical AdvancementsMississippi Using Embryos in Stem Cell Research
Cloning, a General StatementAnimal CloningHuman Cloning
Values, a General StatementMississippi Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
Family, a General StatementFamily ValuesIndecency in the MediaMarriageMississippi Gay MarriageMedia Violence and SexPornographyMississippi Child CareMississippi Foster CareMississippi Adoption AssistanceMississippi Child Custody and SupportBoy Scouts and Girl Scouts
Religion, a General StatementReligious Expression in Mississippi Public SchoolsSeparation of Church and StateEvolution vs. Intelligent DesignFaith-based Initiative FundingOrdination of Gay ClergyOrdination of Women Clergy
Patriotism, a General StatementDesecration of Flag Constitutional AmendmentDisplay and Burning of Flag
Gambling, a General StatementMississippi Lottery
Mississippi Fire ResponseMississippi Revolving FundsMississippi Government EmployeesMississippi State Government and Agencies, a General StatementMississippi Seizing Property by Eminent DomainMississippi Government Reform, a General StatementMississippi Lobbying ReformMississippi Influence of Special InterestsMississippi Campaign Spending LimitsMississippi Campaign Contribution LimitsMississippi Public Funding of Political CampaignsMississippi Soft-money Political ContributionsMississippi Reform of Redistricting (Gerrymandering)Mississippi Voting and Election ReformMississippi Regulatory Relief and Reform
Fiscal Policy
Mississippi Fiscal Policy, a General StatementMississippi BudgetMississippi Balanced BudgetMississippi State Spending
Legal Reform
Mississippi Legal Reform, a General StatementMississippi Product Liability ReformMississippi Class Action ReformMississippi Bankruptcy ReformMississippi Medical Malpractice Reform
Mississippi Jobs, a General StatementMississippi Job GrowthMississippi Quality of JobsAffirmative ActionMississippi Mine Safety and HealthForeign OutsourcingMississippi Child LaborMississippi Occupational Safety and HealthMississippi Unemployment InsuranceMississippi Workers BenefitsMississippi Employment DiscriminationEmployer-Employee Relations
Organized Labor
Mississippi Unions, a General StatementOrganized Labor in MississippiDeclining Percent of Unionized WorkersCollective Bargaining
Mississippi Wages, a General StatementMississippi Minimum WageMississippi Wage Gap between Rich and PoorMississippi Wage Gap between Men and Women
Military, a General StatementMississippi Military Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC Commission)Mississippi Reservists and National GuardMississippi Military FamiliesGays in the Military
Veterans, a General StatementVeterans' Beneifts
Mississippi Science, a General StatementMississippi Science Research and Development
Mississippi Technology, a General StatementMississippi Technology Research and DevelopmentMississippi Technology RegulationSafety of Technological ProductsMississippi Telecommunications
Internet, a General StatementInternet GamblingInternet NeutralitySpammingMississippi Taxing Internet PurchasesInternet PornographyDigital Rights Management
Mississippi Agricultural TradeMississippi Meat and Dairy FarmingMississippi Agriculture, a General StatementMississippi Farm SubsidiesFarm Crop SupportsFarm Corporation Subsidies
Food, a General StatementGenetically Engineered Food
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