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Former Republican Representative (PA-10):
Joe McDade on the Issues

Joe McDade on Abortion

No stance on record.

Joe McDade on Budget & Economy

  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)

Joe McDade on Civil Rights

  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)

Joe McDade on Corporations

No stance on record.

Joe McDade on Crime

  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeus corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)

Joe McDade on Drugs

No stance on record.

Joe McDade on Education

  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)

Joe McDade on Energy & Oil

No stance on record.

Joe McDade on Environment

No stance on record.

Joe McDade on Families & Children

  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)

Joe McDade on Foreign Policy

No stance on record.

Joe McDade on Free Trade

  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)

Joe McDade on Government Reform

  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)

Joe McDade on Gun Control

No stance on record.

Joe McDade on Health Care

No stance on record.

Joe McDade on Homeland Security

  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)

Joe McDade on Immigration

  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)

Joe McDade on Jobs

  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)

Joe McDade on Principles & Values

  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)

Joe McDade on Social Security

  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)

Joe McDade on Tax Reform

  • Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes. (Sep 1994)

Joe McDade on War & Peace

No stance on record.

Joe McDade on Welfare & Poverty

  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)