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Deb Haaland on VoteMatch



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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Backs women's right to make their own reproductive decisions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Pro-choice, according to PVS survey: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
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DOI in 1851 threatened extermination; I'm proof he failed: Strongly Favors topic 2
Justice, dignity and safety for all the marginalized: Favors topic 2
Voted YES on private lawsuits for school race discrimination: Favors topic 2
Introduced letter on Trump disrespect toward women: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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Everyone deserves to love without discrimination: Strongly Favors topic 3
I have this wonderful lesbian daughter who I adore: Strongly Favors topic 3
Was Vice Chair of the Congressional Equality Caucus: Strongly Favors topic 3
Parent of lesbian daughter: LGBTQIA rights are human rights: Strongly Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Scheduled to speak at Navajo Nation virtual day of prayer: Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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Allow VA funds for tribal care for Native American veterans: Favors topic 5
We need Medicare for All, a national public health insurance: Favors topic 5
Fight Big Pharma for cheaper prescription drugs: Strongly Favors topic 5
Keep ObamaCare, according to PVS survey: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Increase Social Security by ending the cap on taxable income: Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Early learning not only for people who can afford it: Strongly Favors topic 7
Calls for big, smart investments in public education now: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Standardized tests are ONE indicator; not one-size-fits-all: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Ensure early childhood programs are properly funded: Strongly Opposes topic 7
PVS:States decide standards, not federal government: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
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30 by 30 goal: conserving 30% of lands and oceans by 2030: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Introduced Simplifying Outdoor Access to Recreation Act: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Reconciliation in Place Names Act to remove offensive names: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Climate Stewardship Act, plant 15 billion trees by 2050: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Fight for access to clean water, air, and housing: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Extend waiting periods from 3 to 10 days: Favors topic 10
We need 100% background checks, & close gun show loophole: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Ban assault weapons; we need national buy-back program: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Support gun-control, according to PVS survey: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Require background check for every firearm sale and transfer: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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A society where all get an equal shot starts with tax reform: Favors topic 11
New tax law helps the rich and leaves rest behind: Strongly Favors topic 11
PVS:Increase taxes to balance budget: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Separating children from parents at the border is appalling: Strongly Favors topic 12
Immigration reform: stop deportation, protect DREAMers: Strongly Favors topic 12
I oppose deportations and bans that rip families apart: Strongly Favors topic 12
Homeland Security head should resign over family detention: Favors topic 12
Opposes border wall, according to CC survey: Favors topic 12
PVS:Let illegal immigrants apply for citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Pro-union; advocate for fair trade policies for unions: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Implement USMCA for improved North American trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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PVS:Don't use military to prevent nuclear proliferation: Opposes topic 14
Voted YES to monitor forced Uyghur labor in Xinjiang: Favors topic 14
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
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Calls herself a "military brat," parents both veterans: Neutral on topic 15
Close child care gaps for military families: Favors topic 15
The Veterans deserve good health care and help finding jobs: Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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PVS:Regulate campaign donations from corporations: Favors topic 16
Holiday on election day; revamp for easier voting access: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Supports diplomacy over violence; force must be last resort: Favors topic 17
PVS:No U.S. military intervention in the Mideast: Favors topic 17
No military force against Iran without Congress approval: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Will work to undo fossil fuel development on public lands: Strongly Favors topic 18
Campaigned on climate change, backs Green New Deal: Strongly Favors topic 18
Anti-fracking, supports Green New Deal: Strongly Favors topic 18
Lead the way into renewable energy era, solar and wind: Strongly Favors topic 18
Climate change is #1 issue facing the world today: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Fund renewable energy like wind and solar: Strongly Favors topic 18
PVS:Regulate greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Voted YES to assist rural electric renewable energy: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
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Member of Cannabis Caucus, co-sponsor of MORE Act: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Introduced amendment to protect Tribal cannabis programs: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Addiction counseling/treatment centers need full funding: Opposes topic 19
PVS:Support recreational marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Against federal work requirements for SNAP; will hurt kids: Favors topic 20
Create an environment that is conducive to startups: Strongly Favors topic 20
PVS:Federal spending for economic stimulus: Strongly Favors topic 20
Voted YES on $900 billion COVID relief package: Favors topic 20

Deb Haaland is a Hard-Core Liberal
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Incoming 2021 Biden Administration:
Defense:Lloyd Austin
State/Luxembourg:Tom Barrett
HHS:Xavier Becerra
Pres.:Joe Biden
State:Antony Blinken
DOT:Pete Buttigieg
State/Japan:Rahm Emanuel
State/Turkey:Jeff Flake
HUD:Marcia Fudge
State/India:Eric Garcetti
Attorney General:Merrick_Garland
DOE:Jennifer Granholm
DOI:Deb Haaland
V.P.:Kamala Harris
Climate:John Kerry
NASA:Bill Nelson
DHS:Alejandro Mayorkas
NASA:Bill Nelson
DOC:Gina Raimondo
Domestic Policy:Susan Rice
Public Liaison:Cedric Richmond
State/Mexico:Ken Salazar
State/N.Z.:Tom Udall
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HUD:Julian Castro

Former G.W.Bush Administration (2001-2008):
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State:Condi Rice
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