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Democrat:
Charles Melancon on the Issues

Charles Melancon on Abortion

No stance on record.

Charles Melancon on Budget & Economy

  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)

Charles Melancon on Civil Rights

  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)

Charles Melancon on Corporations

No stance on record.

Charles Melancon on Crime

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

Charles Melancon on Drugs

No stance on record.

Charles Melancon on Education

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

Charles Melancon 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 NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)

Charles Melancon on Environment

  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)

Charles Melancon on Families & Children

No stance on record.

Charles Melancon on Foreign Policy

No stance on record.

Charles Melancon 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 Melancon on Government Reform

No stance on record.

Charles Melancon on Gun Control

No stance on record.

Charles Melancon 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 Melancon on Homeland Security

  • Voted YES on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)

Charles Melancon on Immigration

No stance on record.

Charles Melancon on Jobs

  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)

Charles Melancon on Principles & Values

No stance on record.

Charles Melancon on Social Security

No stance on record.

Charles Melancon on Tax Reform

  • Voted YES on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes. (Dec 2007)

Charles Melancon on War & Peace

  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)

Charles Melancon on Welfare & Poverty

No stance on record.