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Janet Reno on VoteMatch



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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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Don’t force women to have children when they’re not ready: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports clinic access law & criminalizing obstruction: Favors topic 1
Pro-choice: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Emphasized aggressive civil rights enforcement: Favors topic 2
Civil rights must be aggressively protected by government: Strongly Favors topic 2
Supported Lani Guinier’s call for quotas: Favors topic 2
Make civil rights & equal opportunity top priority: Favors topic 2
Accused of racism in Miami riots after McDuffie killing: Neutral on topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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Dropped homosexuality as grounds for denying FBI employment: Favors topic 3
Refused to respond to sexual preference questionnaire: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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Health care & education are building blocks of healthy kids: Favors topic 5
End “rationing”; preventative health care for all: Strongly Favors topic 5
Served on Hillary’s task force & advocated its results: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Invest in public schools: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Fight EPA regulatory over-reach
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Use the law to protect the environment: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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Against mandatory sentencing for nonviolent crimes: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Opposes death penalty, but willing to apply it: Opposes topic 9
Look at potential for rehabilitation when sentencing kids: Opposes topic 9
Constitutional admentment to protect victims’ rights: Opposes topic 9
Incarcerate repeat offenders; alternatives for first offense: Opposes topic 9
Tried & failed to repeal mandatory minimum sentences: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Death penalty might be a deterrent, but never proven: Opposes topic 9
Opposes death penalty, but won 103 death convictions: Opposes topic 9
Only justification for death penalty is vengeance: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Early advocate of community policing: Opposes topic 9
Created victims’ advocacy program: Favors topic 9
Defendant protections result in better police work: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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As hard to get a gun license as to get a driver’s license: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Battle the NRA with common sense: Opposes topic 10
Waiting period for gun purchase; safety test for license: Strongly Opposes topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Sided with INS & against US relatives in Elian Gonzalez case: Opposes topic 12
Immigrants enrich us, but illegal immigrants cost us: Favors topic 12
Prosecuted 1000s of Cubans from Mariel boatlift: Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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NAFTA will ease Mexican drug & immigration problems: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
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No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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$30M penalty for oil spills against Koch Industries: Favors topic 18
Use the law to protect the environment: Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
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Do more for early intervention, as well as street work: Opposes topic 19
Created Drug Courts to give first offenders a second chance: Strongly Opposes topic 19
No mandatory drug sentences unless more prisons built: Opposes topic 19
Undercover cocaine investigations despite DEA protests: Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Child care & health care to help transitioning welfare moms: Strongly Favors topic 20

Janet Reno is a Moderate Liberal
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Other candidates' VoteMatch: Janet Reno on the issues:
2019 Trump Administration:
Former Obama Administration (2009-2016):
Pres.:Barack Obama
V.P.:Joe Biden
State:John Kerry
State:Hillary Clinton
HUD:Julian Castro

Former G.W.Bush Administration (2001-2008):
Pres.:George W. Bush
V.P.:Dick Cheney
State:Colin Powell
State:Condi Rice
EPA:Christie Whitman

Former Clinton Administration (1993-2000):
Pres.:Bill Clinton
V.P.:Al Gore
HUD:Andrew Cuomo
DOL:Robert Reich
A.G.:Janet Reno

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Page last updated: Oct 10, 2020