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Media coverage of MO political races in The Kansas City Star
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Roger Marshall: Kansans for Life: national leader for pro-life legislation.
Jeff Colyer: Staunchly anti-abortion.
Chris Koster: Planned Parenthood didn't illegally dispose of fetal tissue.
Greg Orman: Supports access to abortion services.
Pat Roberts: Let insurance plans deny abortions based on employer beliefs.
Budget & Economy|
Robin Carnahan: 2008 bank bailout helped Wall Street, not ordinary people.
Roy Blunt: Bailout ok; stimulus package a huge mistake.
Robin Carnahan: TARP financial bailout let banks run wild.
Roy Blunt: TARP was a plan that worked.
Vicky Hartzler: Opposed transgender soldiers service & Equality Act.
Mike Parson: OpEd:Exempting church from coronavirus rules could be deadly.
Jeff Colyer: No commitment to protecting LGBT workers from discrimination.
Kathleen Sebelius: 2007: Prohibit discrimination on basis of gender identity.
Kris Kobach: Do nothing to protect the rights of LGBT workers.
Sam Brownback: 2015: Repeal ban on gender identity discrimination.
Catherine Hanaway: Support SJR39: Religious liberty trumps gay marriage.
Chris Koster: Oppose SJR39: gay discrimination isn't religious liberty.
Eric Greitens: Anti-gay "religious liberty" amendment threatens jobs.
John Brunner: Let clergy choose to decline to perform gay marriages.
Chris Koster: Judges can allow same-sex marriage despite voter amendment.
Greg Orman: Government should not prohibit same-sex marriage.
George W. Bush: Education, housing, and hiring must be equal for all.
Jean Carnahan: Advocated for Equal Rights Amendment.
Jim Neely: Supports medical marijuana.
Josh Hawley: Charges opioid manufacturers with deception.
Chris Koster: Helping meth cooks get ingredients leads to jail.
Kris Kobach: End in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
Carl Brewer: Same resources for urban/rural schools as wealthy districts.
John Kerry: Chides Bush for not fully funding No Child Left Behind.
Wesley Clark: Decries lack of funding for No Child Left Behind.
Robin Carnahan: Brother's $107M wind project created 1000s of jobs statewide.
Families & Children|
Claire McCaskill: Women were exploited in 2000 BC, not just from 1960s.
Jean Carnahan: Workplace child-care & more commitment to families.
Dick Cheney: Tenet rejects Cheney statements on Iraq/Al-Qaida connection.
George Tenet: Tenet rejects Cheney statements on Iraq/Al-Qaida connection.
Jim Neely: Co-sponsored bill restoring voting rights of released felons.
Kris Kobach: Fight widespread voter fraud with strict voting laws.
Greg Orman: Ban on PACs formed by congressional leaders.
Greg Orman: 12-year term limit for Congress.
Pat Roberts: 2012: No transparency of PAC donors; 2014: Some transparency.
Pat Roberts: No term limits for Congress.
Roy Blunt: Carnahan's $107M wind energy project created only 16 jobs.
Roy Blunt: Took $200K from lobbyists for 2010; tops among House members.
Mike Parson: Doesn't have a problem with background checks.
Nicole Galloway: Favors background checks & red flag laws.
Chris Koster: Supported voter amendment on right to bear arms.
Greg Orman: Don't make it easy for a convict to get guns at gun shows.
Pat Roberts: Don't mess with people's right to bear arms.
Jean Carnahan: Advocated for gun control with sportsmenís rights.
Jeff Colyer: Steadfastly opposed Medicaid expansion.
Greg Orman: Futile to repeal ObamaCare while Obama is in office.
Pat Roberts: Immediate and complete repeal of ObamaCare.
Robin Carnahan: To repeal ObamaCare, repeal Congress plan first.
Roy Blunt: Limit health costs by limiting medical malpractice liability.
Matt Blunt: Allow small businesses to form association health plans.
Jean Carnahan: Supports Patient Bill of Rights.
Roy Blunt: FactCheck: Did not disclose student deferment from Vietnam.
Roy Blunt: Amended defense bill for company donating $20,000.
Kris Kobach: Kansas shouldn't be the sanctuary state of the Midwest.
Greg Orman: Increase border patrols; reduce undocumented immigrant flow.
Pat Roberts: Increase border patrols; reduce undocumented immigrant flow.
Pat Roberts: 1986: Opposed Reagan's immigration limited amnesty bill.
Todd Akin: Illegal immigrants receiving benefits is unacceptable.
Principles & Values|
Vicky Hartzler: Voted against certifying Biden's Electoral College victory.
Josh Hawley: Under investigation for mixing public funds with campaign.
Josh Hawley: Fight the false gospel of 'anything goes'.
Robin Carnahan: Accuses opponent of voting to privatize.
Jean Carnahan: Save Social Security & strengthen Medicare.
Laura Kelly: No more tax cuts; restore balance to the tax system.
Kris Kobach: Keep tax cuts despite state's budget hole.
Jeff Colyer: Low taxes & smallest possible government.
War & Peace|
Jim Slattery: Roberts delayed prewar intelligence to justify war in Iraq.
Pat Roberts: I led exposure of pre-Iraq war intelligence failures.
Welfare & Poverty|
Mike Parson: Ending low-income housing tax credit would hurt veterans too.
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