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Marcia Squier on SenateMatch



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fund Planned Parenthood; abortion is an unrestricted right: Favors topic 1
No legal protection for fetus, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 1
Pro-Planned Parenthood, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Racism is a threat to domestic security: Strongly Favors topic 2
Support affirmative action and reparations like urban repair: Neutral on topic 2
Racial inequality continues to be a serious problem: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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Comfortable with same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Gay marriage over religious liberty, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 3
Protect gender identity, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
Separating church & state is only disestablishmentarianism: Favors topic 4
Government should be separate from private religion: Opposes topic 4
Religious liberty isn't at risk, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Separate religion from government, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Expand ObamaCare towards universal health care: Favors topic 5
Universal single-payer healthcare is the way to go: Strongly Favors topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare & replace with full coverage for all: Favors topic 5
Pro-universal coverage, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 5
Pro-private insurance, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect against any legislation dismantles future benefits: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly opposes privatizing Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Including eldercare services in universal health care: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No vouchers for schools, but ok for colleges: Opposes topic 7
More funding needed for public schools; now more than ever: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
(+2 points on Social scale)
EPA should regulate for-profit corporations: Opposes topic 8
Repeal the DARK Act: require full GMO labeling: Favors topic 8
Federal funding for Flint; and prosecution for poisoning too: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
End mass incarceration: Opposes topic 9
Pro-mandatory minimum, according to AFA survey: Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Violent criminals should not be allowed gun ownership: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Graduated licensing & training for guns, like military: Favors topic 10
Universal background checks to reduce gun crime: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
I favor people over corporations and CEO billionaires: Favors topic 11
Wealthiest get wealthier via tax loopholes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Highest earners should pay the highest taxes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Support pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens: Favors topic 12
Moratorium on deportation of undocumented immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Anti-border wall, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 12
Anti-ICE, according to AFA survey: Strongly Favors topic 12
Pro-sanctuary city, according to AFA survey: Favors topic 12
Pro-E-verify, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Replace free trade deals with zero export taxes: Opposes topic 13
Oppose TPP, NAFTA, and similar trade deals: Strongly Opposes topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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End our interventionist strategies, and welcome refugees: Favors topic 14
Pro-free enterprise, according to AFA survey: Favors topic 14
Pro-Israel boycott, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
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Cut the military budget by at least 50%: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Reappropriate military spending to social needs: Strongly Opposes topic 15
We need to support our troops by bringing them home: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Peace de-emphasized military, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+2 points on Social scale)
Easier voter registration; restrict superdelegates: Strongly Favors topic 16
Dem. superdelegates cheated Michigan voters of their choice: Favors topic 16
Repeal Citizens United; publicly fund campaigns: Strongly Favors topic 16
Keep Electoral College, according to AFA survey: Opposes topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Stop bombing countries that never attacked us: Strongly Favors topic 17
No more profit-driven interventionist military strikes: Strongly Favors topic 17
Refuse donations from the military-industrial complex: Strongly Favors topic 17
Immediate US cease-fire and weapons embargo on all countries: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Green energy is intertwined with job creation and education: Neutral on topic 18
End the War on Oil, for national security AND environment: Strongly Favors topic 18
Fund renewables by defunding the military: Strongly Favors topic 18
Green New Deal & fossil fuel-free vehicles by 2030: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Cannabis is a life-saving drug and must be legalized: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Legalization will help utilize the endless benefits of pot: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Legalization of pot will help healthcare costs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Pro-recreational marijuana, according to AFA survey: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Stimulus counters ever-growing income inequality: Favors topic 20

Marcia Squier is a Hard-Core Liberal
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Senate races 2019-20:
AK: Sullivan(R,incumbent) vs.Gross(I) vs.Blatchford(D)
AL: Jones(D,incumbent) vs.Tuberville(R) vs.Sessions(R) vs.Moore(R) vs.Rogers(D) vs.Merrill(R)
AR: Cotton(R,incumbent) vs.Harrington(L) vs.Whitfield(I) vs.Mahony(D)
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) vs.Witzke(R) vs.DeMartino(R)
GA-2: Isakson(R,resigned) Loeffler(R,appointed) vs.Warnock(D) vs.Collins(R) vs.Tarver(D) vs.Carter(D) vs.Lieberman(D) vs.Grayson(R) vs.Stovall(I) vs.Buckley(L)
GA-6: Perdue(R,incumbent) vs.Ossoff(D) vs.Hazel(L) vs.Tomlinson(D) vs.Terry(D)
IA: Ernst(R,incumbent) vs.Greenfield(D) vs.Graham(D) vs.Mauro(D) vs.Franken(D)
ID: Risch(R,incumbent) vs.Jordan(D) vs.Harris(D)
IL: Durbin(D,incumbent) vs.Curran(R) vs.Stava-Murray(D)
KS: Roberts(R,retiring) vs.Marshall(R) vs.Bollier(D) vs.LaTurner(R) vs.Wagle(R) vs.Kobach(R) vs.Lindstrom(R) vs.Grissom(D)
KY: McConnell(R,incumbent) vs.McGrath(D) vs.Morgan(R) vs.Cox(D) vs.Tobin(D) vs.Booker(D)
LA: Cassidy(R,incumbent) vs.Perkins(D) vs.Pierce(D)

MA: Markey(D,incumbent) vs.O`Connor(R) vs.Ayyadurai(R) vs.Kennedy(D) vs.Liss-Riordan(D)
ME: Collins(R,incumbent) vs.Gideon(D) vs.Sweet(D) vs.Rice(D)
MI: Peters(D,incumbent) vs.James(R) vs.Squier(G)
MN: Smith(D,incumbent) vs.Lewis(R) vs.Overby(G) vs.Carlson(D)
MS: Hyde-Smith(R,incumbent) vs.Espy(D) vs.Bohren(D)
MT: Daines(R,incumbent) vs.Bullock(D) vs.Collins(D) vs.Driscoll(R) vs.Mues(D) vs.Geise(L)
NC: Tillis(R,incumbent) vs.Cunningham(D) vs.E.Smith(D) vs.S.Smith(R) vs.Tucker(R) vs.Mansfield(D)
NE: Sasse(R,incumbent) vs.Janicek(R)
NH: Shaheen(D,incumbent) vs.Messner(R) vs.Martin(D) vs.Bolduc(R) vs.O'Brien(R)
NJ: Booker(D,incumbent) vs.Mehta(R) vs.Singh(R) vs.Meissner(R)
NM: Udall(D,retiring) vs.Lujan(D) vs.Ronchetti(R) vs.Walsh(L) vs.Clarkson(R) vs.Oliver(D) vs.Rich(R)
OK: Inhofe(R,incumbent) vs.Broyles(D) vs.Workman(D)
OR: Merkley(D,incumbent) vs.Perkins(R) vs.Romero(R)
RI: Reed(D,incumbent) vs.Waters(R)
SC: Graham(R,incumbent) vs.Harrison(D) vs.Tinubu(D)
SD: Rounds(R,incumbent) vs.Ahlers(D) vs.Borglum(R)
TN: Alexander(R,retiring) vs.Hagerty(R) vs.Bradshaw(D) vs.Sethi(R) vs.Mackler(D) vs.Crim(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,retiring) vs.Lummis(R) vs.Ben-David(D) vs.Ludwig(D)
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