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OH: Portman(R) vs.Strickland(D) vs.Sittenfeld(D)
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Jamie Raskin on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Protect women's right to their own healthcare decisions. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports pro-choice legislation. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Budget & Economy
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  • Supports federal spending to promote economic growth. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Civil Rights
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  • Ensure women receive equal pay for equal work. (Nov 2016)
  • Passionate champion of marriage equality. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jamie Raskin on Crime
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Jamie Raskin on Drugs
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  • Opposes jail sentences for non-violent drug offenders. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Education
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  • Curb the dogmas and protocols of the new testing mania. (Nov 2016)
  • Stop hobbling our young people with mountains of debt. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes states adopting federal education standards. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Energy & Oil
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  • Invest in clean energy to break our carbon addiction. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports federally developing renewable energy. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports regulation of greenhouse gas emission. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Environment
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  • Expand domestic violence protective orders to include pets. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jamie Raskin on Foreign Policy
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Jamie Raskin on Free Trade
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  • Support only free trade deals that are fair and balanced. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Government Reform
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  • Restore the voting rights of ex-felons. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Gun Control
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  • Ban assault weapons; plus fingerprint licensing system. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports gun-control legislation. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Health Care
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  • Long-time champion of single-payer health care. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Homeland Security
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  • Support Easter Seals programs for wounded warriors. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Immigration
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  • Comprehensive immigration reform must be a top priority. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes requiring illegals to return to country of origin. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Jobs
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  • Low minimum wage causes wealth inequality. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Principles & Values
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Jamie Raskin on Social Security
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  • Remove cap to preserve and strengthen Social Security. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes diverting some FICA into personal accounts. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Tax Reform
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  • Supports tax increases to balance the budget. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Technology
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  • Green Deal: massive investment in eroding infrastructure. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on War & Peace
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  • Iran nuke deal is best chance to prevent Iranian nukes. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports American intervention in Mideast beyond air support. (Nov 2016)
Jamie Raskin on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Protect women's right to their own healthcare decisions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports pro-choice legislation: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ensure women receive equal pay for equal work: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Passionate champion of marriage equality: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Long-time champion of single-payer health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing the 2010 affordable care act: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Remove cap to preserve and strengthen Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes diverting some FICA into personal accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(0 points on Economic scale)
Curb the dogmas and protocols of the new testing mania: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes states adopting federal education standards: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
(+5 points on Social scale)
Expand domestic violence protective orders to include pets: Strongly Opposes topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ban assault weapons; plus fingerprint licensing system: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports gun-control legislation: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports tax increases to balance the budget: Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Comprehensive immigration reform must be a top priority: Strongly Favors topic 12
Opposes requiring illegals to return to country of origin: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support only free trade deals that are fair and balanced: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Support Easter Seals programs for wounded warriors: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Restore the voting rights of ex-felons: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(0 points on Social scale)
Iran nuke deal is best chance to prevent Iranian nukes: Strongly Favors topic 17
Supports American intervention in Mideast beyond air support: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Invest in clean energy to break our carbon addiction: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports federally developing renewable energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulation of greenhouse gas emission: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes jail sentences for non-violent drug offenders: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports federal spending to promote economic growth: Strongly Favors topic 20

Jamie Raskin is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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