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Charles Dent on the Issues

Charles Dent on Abortion

No stance on record.

Charles Dent on Budget & Economy

  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)

Charles Dent on Civil Rights

  • Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)

Charles Dent on Corporations

No stance on record.

Charles Dent on Crime

  • Voted YES on expanding services for offendors' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)

Charles Dent on Drugs

  • Establish drug testing standards for major league sports. (May 2005)

Charles Dent on Education

  • Voted YES on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)

Charles Dent on Energy & Oil

  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)

Charles Dent on Environment

  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

Charles Dent on Families & Children

No stance on record.

Charles Dent on Foreign Policy

  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)

Charles Dent on Free Trade

  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)

Charles Dent on Government Reform

No stance on record.

Charles Dent on Gun Control

  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)

Charles Dent on Health Care

  • Voted YES on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)

Charles Dent on Homeland Security

  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)

Charles Dent on Immigration

No stance on record.

Charles Dent on Jobs

  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)

Charles Dent on Principles & Values

No stance on record.

Charles Dent on Social Security

No stance on record.

Charles Dent on Tax Reform

  • Voted NO on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes. (Dec 2007)

Charles Dent on War & Peace

  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)

Charles Dent on Welfare & Poverty

No stance on record.