Compare the Candidates – Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 2006 General Election

Candidates for U.S. Senate, Rhode Island

Lincoln D. Chafee - I
Websitewww.chafee2016.com
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Sheldon Whitehouse - D
Websitewww.whitehouse.senate.gov
62
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Lincoln D. Chafee
Sheldon Whitehouse
Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Immigration
Immigration
Illegal Immigration and Reform
Illegal Immigration Amnesty
Border Security
Securing Our Borders
Social Services to Illegal Immigrants
Guest Worker Program
Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants
Trade
Globalization
Trade
North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Trade Policy Priorities
Free Market Vision
Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
Unfair Trade Practices
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Same Sex Marriage
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Marriage Left Solely to the States
Federal Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
Legislation for Hate Crimes
Civil Rights
Civil Rights
Hate Crimes
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy
Deficit Spending
Federal Budget & Debt
Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) Rule for Tax Cuts or New Spending
National Security & Terrorism
National Security
War on Terrorism Policies
War on Terror
National Security Agency (NSA)
NSA Surveillance of Citizens
Al-Qaeda
Government
Government Reform
Government Agencies
Lobbying Reform
FEMA and Hurricane Katrina
Elections & Politics
Elections
Campaign Contribution Limits (Citizens United)
Campaign Spending Limits
Campaign Finance Reform
Soft-money Political Contributions
Courts, Laws & Justice
Courts
Class Action Reform
American Minorities
African Americans
Iran
Iran Nuclear Deal
Foreign Policy
Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe
Latin America (South & Central)
Middle East
Middle East
ISIS
Israel
Israeli and Palestinian Conflict
Syria
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Afghanistan
Iraq
Timetable for Withdrawal
Iraq Policy
Iraq War
Cutting Off War Funding
Length of Deployments
Continued US Military Presence in Iraq
Iraq's Role in War on Terror
Loss of American Lives in Iraq
Staying in Iraq for "as long as it takes to do the job"
Iraq Role in Making Americans Safer
Military & Defense
Military
Use of Military Force
Defense Spending
Jobs
Affirmative Action
Guns
Guns
Gun Control Legislation
Renewal of Ban on Assault Weapons Purchases
Economy
Decline of Middle Class
Business
Banking
Taxes
Tax Proposals
Tax Code
Income Tax Rates
Taxes on Interest, Dividends, and Capital Gains
Property Taxes
Estate Taxes (Death / Birth Tax)
Taxes Policy
Marriage Penalty
Tax Credits for College
Education
Education
Higher Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
School Safety
Improving Education
Classroom Size
No Child Left Behind Act Federal Funding Level
Special Education
Environment
Environment
Global Warming, Climate Change
Clean Water Act and Water Quality
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
Clean Air Act & Clear Skies Initiative
Cap-and-Trade System to Reduce Carbon Emissions
Toxic Waste
National Parks
Endangered Species
Recycling and Trash
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Crime
Crime, a General Statement
Reducing Crime
Hate Crime
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy
Oil and Gas Subsidies
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Fuel Efficiency & Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards
Energy Efficiency and Standards
Energy Research and Development
Renewable Fuels, Biofuels and Ethanol
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Values, Religion & Family
Family
Desecration of Flag Constitutional Amendment
Veterans
Veterans, a General Statement
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs, a General Statement
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security
Long Term Viability of Social Security
Privatizing Social Security
Food & Agriculture
Agriculture
Farm Subsidies
Farm Crop Supports
Financial Crisis
Banks too Big to Fail

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