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Shane Osborn on SenateMatch



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Human life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Adamantly protect the life of the unborn: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
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Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Government shouldn't redefine marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Marriage is only between one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Judeo-Christian values established our government framework: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility: Strongly Opposes topic 5
AdWatch: Never waver to repeal ObamaCare & protect freedom: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare; it's government intrusion into free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Propose better options, then repeal ObamaCare: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
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No opinion on topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
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No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
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Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes more gun restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 10
Oppose any gun or ammunition ban: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Cut taxes; reduce spending; Balanced Budget: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Begin with strict border control but don't allow citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
America should compete in a global, free-market economy: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Reducing size of military makes us look weak: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strong voice for America's Veterans: Strongly Favors topic 15
Hawkish on defense, but measured response: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(-5 points on Social scale)
Photo ID for voting: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-5 points on Social scale)
Economic sanctions against Russia to stem Ukrainian crisis: Opposes topic 17
We let Syria & Iran cross the red line: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No subsidies for wind and solar: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
2000: Posted in Ecuador in support of local anti-drug effort: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Combat spending instead of kicking the can down the road: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Small businesses are the job creators that fuel our economy: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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Retiring in 2016 election:

Retired as of Jan. 2015:
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MT: Tester(D) vs. Racicot?(R)

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WY: Barrasso(R) ; no opponent yet
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