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
Biographical
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
Immigration
Immigration, a General StatementIllegal Immigration and ReformMuslims Entering USIllegal Immigration AmnestyDream ActBorder SecuritySocial Services to Undocumented ImmigrantsE-Verify SystemUndocumented Immigrants Impact on US EconomyFederal Enforcement of Immigration LawsState Enforcement of Federal Immigration LawsLocal Enforcement of Immigration LawsState and Local Immigration LawsHigh-Skilled Worker ImmigrationGuest Worker ProgramSecuring Our BordersVisa 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 WorkersImmigrant Birthright CitizenshipEnglish as the Official National LanguageNaturalization Backlog for ImmigrantsLegal Residency for Immigrant YouthAlien MinorsPermanent Partners Immigration ActMinutemen Project
Trade
TradePresidential Trade Fast-track AuthorityTrans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP)North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)Trade Policy PrioritiesGlobalizationFree 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
National Security & Terrorism
National SecurityMuslim Terrorist AttacksWaterboardingNSA Surveillance of CitizensRadical IslamCyber SecurityNational Security Agency (NSA)USA 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 PreparednessWar on TerrorWar on Terrorism PoliciesNational Intelligence Estimate AssessmentGuantanamo Bay Prison (GITMO)Terrorist Prisoner Rights Under Geneva ConventionsTrials of Terrorist and Combantant DetaineesHabeas Corpus and Legal Rights for Combatant DetaineesEnemy Combatants
Government
GovernmentPartisan GridlockLimits on Personal ContributionsUS PresidentSpecial InterestsSuper PACsEntitlement ReformInfluence of Religion in GovernmentRegulationsGovernment ReformGovernment AccountabilitySenate Filibuster RuleGovernment AgenciesBureaucracy & RegulationsState Block GrantsStates' RightsLobbying ReformReporting of Lobbyist ContactsGovernment EthicsGovernment 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 PresidentTerm Limits for Supreme Court & Federal JusticesTerm Limits for US Representatives and SenatorsFEMA and Hurricane KatrinaNew OrleansU.S. Postal Service
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
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay, Lesbian & LGBTGay MarriageCivil 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)Sexual Orientation DiscriminationHomosexuality as a Choice or GeneticsHomosexuality as being Immoral or a SinExposing Children to Gay CouplesMarriage Left Solely to the StatesSexual Orientation in Anti-Discrimination LawsFederal 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
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Abortion, a General StatementLegality of Abortion - Roe v. WadePro-Life and Pro-ChoicePlanned ParenthoodStem Cell Research, a General StatementHealth Insurance Covering Birth ControlParental 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 ResearchCloning, a General StatementAnimal CloningHuman Cloning
Iran
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 InterventionsNorth KoreaRussia, Ukraine and Eastern EuropeMost Important Foreign Policy IssuesChina, a General StatementChina as a ThreatChina's Human RightsAsiaNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)EuropeCuba, a General StatementEmbargo of CubaForeign AidIndiaLatin 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
Afghanistan, a General StatementPakistan, a General StatementIraq, a General StatementTimetable for WithdrawalUS Military Presence in AfghanistanPresident Hamid KarzaiPredator Drone 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)
Jobs
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
Guns
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
Economy
EconomyEconomic Grown and StimulationWealth InequalityAmerica's InfrastructureDecline of Middle ClassJob CreationRecessionFederal ReserveFederal Reserve's Interest Rate PolicyAging of Population
Business
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
Taxes
TaxesTax ProposalsTax CodeMortgage Interest DeductionTax ReformOffshore Tax HavensTax LoopholesIncome Tax RatesTaxing the the Wealthiest 1%Corporate Income TaxesTaxes on Interest, Dividends, and Capital GainsEstate 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 BreaksProperty TaxesInternal Revenu Service (IRS)Profit Sharing Tax Credit
Education
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 MarijuanaWar on DrugsPunishments for Drug CrimesDrug CzarMarijuana, a General StatementDrug PreventionDrug RehabilitationInterstate Drug TraffickingDoping in SportsMetamphetamines
Elections & Politics
ElectionsPersonal Campaign FundingYounger VotersCampaign 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 RegistrationVoting Right of Felons & Ex-PrisonersEqual Ballot Box AccessHelp America Vote Act of 2002DC Voting Representation in Congress
Environment
Environment, a General StatementGlobal Warming, Climate ChangeKeystone 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 Water Act and Water QualityClean Drinking WaterToxic WastePolluter-Pays Superfund FeesInterior DepartmentNational ParksNational Forests and Healthy Forests InitiativeNational Forest Roadless Area Conservation ActLand, Rivers and LakesFactory FarmsOceansTropical RainforestsWetlandsInvasive SpeciesEndangered SpeciesCruelty to AnimalsRecycling and Trash
Internet, Media & Communications
Internet, a General StatementInternet 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
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
Courts, Laws & Justice
Replacement Appointment of Justice ScaliaCourtsSupreme CourtSupreme Court’s Citizens United CaseConstitutionAmerica's Criminal Justice SystemBlack Lives MatterRacial ProfilingDeath PenaltyJustice 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 Reform, a General StatementTort Reform and Frivolous SuitsAlternative Dispute ResolutionProduct Liability ReformCaps on Punitive DamagesClass Action ReformBankruptcy ReformBankruptcy Means-Testing & Restrictions
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care, a General StatementImproving Health & Medical CareReducing Health Care CostsRationing Health CareDisease PreventionRural Health CareHealth Information Interchange NetworkQuality and Cost ReportingBiomedical SuperiorityPatient's Bill of RightsMedical ErrorsImmunizations and VaccinationsHealth 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 PollutionObesityDiabetesMental HealthBird Flu (Avian Influenza)Drug AddictionMad CowWest Nile VirusAutismAsthmaAlzheimer's DiseaseSubstance AbuseResistance to Antibiotics
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy, a General StatementEnergy Independence from Foreign OilOil DrillingGas PricesOil and Gas SubsidiesOil Company ProfitsCanadian Oil (Keystone) PipelineNuclear PowerRenewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and WindFuel Efficiency & Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) StandardsCoalShale Gas DevelopmentRegulation of Energy CompaniesGulf Oil SpillOffshore Oil Drilling Safety StandardsEnergy 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
FamilyFamily ValuesSchool & Public PrayerAmerican ValuesSexual Misconduct of PoliticiansReligionValuesTolerance & Political CorrectnessEuthanasia and Assisted SuicideNational Endowment for the Arts (NEA)Planned Parenthood & Family PlanningMosque Near Ground ZeroPope's Prosecution ImmunityReligion & State - First AmendmentReligion 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
Transportation, a General StatementInfrastructureAmtrakHighwaysTraffic CongestionTelecommutingHighway SafetyDrunk DrivingRailAirPublic TransportationBikes and PedestriansSeaports
Veterans
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
Civil Rights
Civil Rights, a General StatementUSA Patriot ActGender Equality & Women's IssuesHate CrimesHuman RightsEqual Rights AmendmentPersons with DisabilitiesProperty Rights vs. Civil RightsPrivacyNational Security Agency (NSA) Electronic Surveillance of US CitizensPrivacy and Civil Liberties Oversight BoardAnti-semitism
Homes
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 Security, a General StatementWelfareLong 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 BenefitsPensions, a General StatementPension ReformPension Benefit Guaranty CorporationCorporate Defined Benefit Pension DefaultsKey Employee Retention PlansIndividual Retirement Accounts401(k) PlansSavers' CreditOther Retirement Improvements
Consumers
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
Poverty & Welfare
Poverty, a General StatementUrban PovertyUrban RecoveryRural PovertyRural RecoveryHungerPoor ChildrenHousing AssistanceKatrina VictimsWelfare, a General StatementFaith-based Initiative FundingImproving the Welfare System
Public Service
Public Service, a General StatementMandate Public ServiceEnlarged National Service ProgramAmeriCorpsPeace Corps
Science, Technology & Space
Science, a General StatementScience and Technology Research and DevelopmentNanotechnologiesBiotechnologyTechnology, a General StatementNational Science Foundation (NSF) FundingWomen and Minority Research GrantsSpace, a General StatementNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)Transfer Space Travel to Private CompaniesSpace StationAerospace Industry
Food & Agriculture
Food, a General StatementAgriculture, a General StatementAgriculture ReformsGenetically Engineered FoodFood 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 North Carolina Statewide, House and Senate Candidates
Homeland Security
North Carolina Security from Terror Attack, a General StatementMaking North Carolina More SecureNorth Carolina National Guard in the Department of Homeland Security vs. DefenseNorth Carolina Local First Responders Federal FundingNorth Carolina Airport SecurityNorth Carolina Rail SecurityNorth Carolina Border SecurityNorth Carolina Port Security
Economy
North Carolina Economy, a General StatementStimulating North Carolina's Economy
Trade
North Carolina Trade with Other Countries, a General StatementBarriers to North Carolina Goods in Other CountriesProtective Tariffs for North Carolina Goods
Business
North Carolina Textile IndustryNorth Carolina Business, a General StatementNorth Carolina's Small BusinessesNorth Carolina Business Tax IncentivesNorth Carolina Real EstateNorth Carolina Credit And Banking
Taxes
North Carolina Motor Fuels TaxNorth Carolina Tax CreditsNorth Carolina Taxes, a General StatementNorth Carolina Sales TaxNorth Carolina Property Taxes
Environment
North Carolina Drinking waterNorth Carolina's Environment, a General StatementGlobal Warming, Climate ChangeKyoto ProtocolNorth Carolina State ParksNorth Carolina Greenhouse-gas Emission LimitsNorth Carolina Clean Air and WaterNorth Carolina's Land, Rivers and LakesNorth Carolina Recycling and TrashNorth Carolina's Toxic WasteNorth Carolina's Invasive SpeciesNorth Carolina's Endangered Species
Energy
North Carolina Low-Emission VehiclesNorth Carolina Low-Emission VehiclesNorth Carolina Home Heating TaxNorth Carolina Energy, a General StatementNorth Carolina Energy Efficiency StandardsRenewable EnergyAlternate Energy Development
Gas & Oil
Oil and Gasoline, a General StatementNorth Carolina Fuel Economy StandardsOil Company ProfitsEthanolHybrid and All Electric Cars
Transportation
North Carolina AccidentsNorth Carolina Transportation, a General StatementNorth Carolina Highway CongestionNorth Carolina Driver's LicensesNorth Carolina Motor Vehicles And InspectionsNorth Carolina Roads and HighwaysNorth Carolina Highway SafetyHigh-occupancy LanesDriver Safety MeasuresNorth Carolina Drunk DrivingNorth Carolina Rail TransportationAmtrakNorth Carolina Air TravelOff-road VehiclesNorth Carolina Bikes and Pedestrians
Immigration
North Carolina Immigration, a General StatementNorth Carolina Social Services to Illegal ImmigrantsUsing North Carolina National Guard Troops to Secure Mexican BorderBeefing Up the North Carolina 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
Education
North Carolina ArtsNorth Carolina LibrariesNorth Carolina Dropout PreventionNorth Carolina Community CollegesNorth Carolina School FundingNorth Carolina Education, a General StatementImproving North Carolina EducationNorth Carolina Higher EducationFederal Funding of North Carolina Private SchoolsNorth Carolina Standardized TestingNo Child Left Behind Act, a General StatementNo Child Left Behind Act North Carolina Federal Funding LevelNorth Carolina Standards for TeachersJunk Food Vending Machines in North Carolina Public SchoolsPrivate School VouchersCharter SchoolsTeacher Tenure in North Carolina Public SchoolsNorth Carolina 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"North Carolina Student Loans, and ScholarshipsNorth Carolina Tax Credits for Tuition CostsLocal Control Over EducationAchievement Gap between Boys and GirlsTitle IX 'Equal Opportunities for Girls'Home SchoolingSchool SafetyNorth Carolina's Average Classroom SizeComputers in North Carolina Schools
Health
North Carolina Women's HealthNorth Carolina Geriatric CareNorth Carolina Patients' SafetyNorth Carolina Health, a General StatementImproving North Carolina Health CareReducing Health Care CostsNorth Carolina Children's Health CareNorth Carolina ObesityNorth Carolina Drug AddictionNorth Carolina SmokingNorth Carolina Mental Health CareNorth Carolina Nursing Homes, Hospices and Assisted Living
Medical
North Carolina Medicine, a General StatementImproving North Carolina Medical FacilitiesAttracting Doctors and Medical Care ProvidersNorth Carolina Medical Malpractice Lawsuit LimitationsNorth Carolina Medical Malpractice Damage Caps
Medical Insurance
North Carolina Insurance Tax CreditHealth Insurance, a General StatementHealth Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)North Carolina Medically Uninsured or UnderinsuredNorth Carolina Business Tax Credits for Employee Health CoverageState Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Consumers
North Carolina Consumers, a General StatementNorth Carolina Consumer Fraud and ProtectionNorth Carolina Telemarketing
Prescription Drugs
North Carolina Prescription Drugs, a General StatementNew Federal Medicare Drug BenefitImporting Prescription DrugsNorth Carolina Negotiating Pharmaceutical PricesNorth Carolina Regulating Drug Advertising, Like Cigarettes and Alcohol
Pensions
North Carolina Retirees Returning to WorkCost-Of-Living Increases for North Carolina RetireesNorth Carolina State Pensions, a General StatementNorth Carolina Pension Reform
Welfare
North Carolina Welfare, a General StatementImproving North Carolina Welfare System
Housing
North Carolina Housing, a General StatementNorth Carolina Rental Housing SupportNorth Carolina Housing AffordabilityNorth Carolina Building Codes
Illegal Drugs
North Carolina Illegal Drugs, a General StatementMetamphetamines in North Carolina
Marijuana
Marijuana, a General StatementNorth Carolina Medical Use of MarijuanaNorth Carolina Legalization of Marijuana
Alcohol
North Carolina Alcohol-Related CrimesAlcohol, a General StatementSelling Alcohol To Minors in North CarolinaNorth Carolina Drunk Driving, Breath Tests and Alcohol-Related CrimesNorth Carolina Liquor LicensesNorth Carolina Underage Drinking
Cigarettes
North Carolina Tobacco IndustryCigarettes, a General StatementNorth Carolina Restrictions on Smoking
Crime
North Carolina Identity TheftNorth Carolina Trafficking of PersonsNorth Carolina Trafficking of PersonsNorth Carolina Community-Based CorrectionNorth Carolina Punishments for CrimesNorth Carolina Crime, a General StatementReducing Crime in North CarolinaNorth Carolina Hate CrimeNorth Carolina Sex-related CrimesNorth Carolina Crimes Against ChildrenNorth Carolina Child Abuse And NeglectNorth Carolina Domestic ViolenceNorth Carolina RapeNorth Carolina Youth and Gang Crime
Courts
North Carolina Courts, a General StatementNorth Carolina Judicial Discretion in SentencingNorth Carolina Activist Judges Legislating from the BenchCourt CostsNorth Carolina Public Defender Services
Justice
North Carolina Criminal Justice System, a General StatementNorth Carolina PrisonsNorth Carolina Minority IncarcerationNorth Carolina Voting Rights for X-FelonsNorth Carolina Privacy RightsNorth Carolina Death Penalty
Guns
North Carolina Guns, a General StatementNorth Carolina Ban on Assault Weapons PurchasesNorth Carolina Gun Control LegislationCitizens Bearing ArmsNorth Carolina Guns for Hunting and SportNorth Carolina Gun PermitsCarrying Concealed Pistol
Civil Rights
North Carolina Minority IncarcerationDisplay and Burning of Flag in North CarolinaNorth Carolina Civil Rights and Liberties, a General StatementAnti-SemitismWomen's IssuesNorth Carolina Persons with DisabilitiesNorth Carolina Property Rights vs. Civil RightsNorth Carolina PrivacyNational Security Agency (NSA) Electronic Surveillance of US CitizensNational Security Agency (NSA) Collection of US Phone Records
Gay
Gay Rights, a General StatementHomosexuality as a Choice or GeneticsNorth Carolina Gay MarriageNorth Carolina State Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage AmendmentNorth Carolina Equal Legal Rights for Domestic PartnershipsNorth Carolina Civil UnionsNorth Carolina Legislation for Hate CrimesGays Serving in the Military
Afro Americans
Afro-Americans, a General StatementRacismRacial Profiling
Latinos
Latino Americans, a General Statement
Native Americans
Native Americans, a General StatementTaxes on Native AmericansNative American Children
Abortion
North Carolina Abortion, a General StatementRight to Life, a General StatementNorth Carolina Criminalizing Crossing State Lines for AbortionsNorth Carolina Parental NotificationPro-Life and Pro-ChoiceRoe v. WadeThe Morning After Pill (Plan B)Partial-birth AbortionsNorth Carolina Abortion for Rape and IncestNorth Carolina Adoption
Stem Cell
North Carolina Stem Cell Research, a General StatementNorth Carolina Stem-cell Research for Medical AdvancementsNorth Carolina Using Embryos in Stem Cell Research
Cloning
Cloning, a General StatementAnimal CloningHuman Cloning
Values
Values, a General StatementNorth Carolina Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
Family
North Carolina Children's AdvocacyFamily, a General StatementFamily ValuesIndecency in the MediaMarriageNorth Carolina Gay MarriageMedia Violence and SexPornographyNorth Carolina Child CareNorth Carolina Foster CareNorth Carolina Adoption AssistanceNorth Carolina Child Custody and SupportBoy Scouts and Girl Scouts
Religion
North Carolina Places of WorshipReligion, a General StatementReligious Expression in North Carolina Public SchoolsSeparation of Church and StateEvolution vs. Intelligent DesignFaith-based Initiative FundingOrdination of Gay ClergyOrdination of Women Clergy
Patriotism
Patriotism, a General StatementDesecration of Flag Constitutional AmendmentDisplay and Burning of Flag
Gambling
Gambling, a General StatementNorth Carolina Lottery
Government
North Carolina State Government and Agencies, a General StatementNorth Carolina Seizing Property by Eminent DomainNorth Carolina Government Reform, a General StatementNorth Carolina Lobbying ReformNorth Carolina Influence of Special InterestsNorth Carolina Campaign Spending LimitsNorth Carolina Campaign Contribution LimitsNorth Carolina Public Funding of Political CampaignsNorth Carolina Soft-money Political ContributionsNorth Carolina Reform of Redistricting (Gerrymandering)North Carolina Voting and Election ReformNorth Carolina Regulatory Relief and Reform
Fiscal Policy
North Carolina Fiscal Policy, a General StatementNorth Carolina BudgetNorth Carolina Balanced BudgetNorth Carolina State Spending
Legal Reform
North Carolina Legal Reform, a General StatementNorth Carolina Product Liability ReformNorth Carolina Class Action ReformNorth Carolina Bankruptcy ReformNorth Carolina Medical Malpractice Reform
Jobs
North Carolina Jobs, a General StatementNorth Carolina Job GrowthNorth Carolina Quality of JobsAffirmative ActionNorth Carolina Mine Safety and HealthForeign OutsourcingNorth Carolina Child LaborNorth Carolina Occupational Safety and HealthNorth Carolina Unemployment InsuranceNorth Carolina Workers BenefitsNorth Carolina Employment DiscriminationEmployer-Employee Relations
Organized Labor
North Carolina Unions, a General StatementOrganized Labor in North CarolinaDeclining Percent of Unionized WorkersCollective Bargaining
Wages
North Carolina Living Wage ActNorth Carolina Wages, a General StatementNorth Carolina Minimum WageNorth Carolina Wage Gap between Rich and PoorNorth Carolina Wage Gap between Men and Women
Military
Military, a General StatementNorth Carolina Military Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC Commission)North Carolina Reservists and National GuardNorth Carolina Military FamiliesGays in the Military
Veterans
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