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Democratic Senate Challenger:
Jim Slattery on the Issues

Jim Slattery on Abortion

  • Record in US Congress in support of abortion rights. (Apr 2008)

Jim Slattery on Budget & Economy

  • Replace reckless spending with tough “pay as you go” policy. (May 2008)

Jim Slattery on Civil Rights

No stance on record.

Jim Slattery on Corporations

No stance on record.

Jim Slattery on Crime

  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Life imprisonment for repeat sexual predators. (Mar 1994)

Jim Slattery on Drugs

No stance on record.

Jim Slattery on Education

  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Make employee educational assistance tax-deductible. (Jan 1993)

Jim Slattery on Energy & Oil

  • More fuel efficient cars & clean energy technology. (May 2008)

Jim Slattery on Environment

  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)

Jim Slattery on Families & Children

  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)

Jim Slattery on Foreign Policy

No stance on record.

Jim Slattery on Free Trade

  • Promote fair trade restricting Canadian wheat. (Oct 1993)

Jim Slattery on Government Reform

  • Require debates for recipients of public campaign financing. (Apr 1993)
  • Constitutional Amendment for 4-year term limits in US House. (Jan 1993)

Jim Slattery on Gun Control

No stance on record.

Jim Slattery on Health Care

  • Expand SCHIP and affordable health care. (May 2008)

Jim Slattery on Homeland Security

  • Limited spending on B-2 bomber & Supercollider in 1990. (Apr 2008)
  • Address abuses of electronic monitoring in the workplace. (Apr 1993)
  • Establish a Women's Bureau in Dept. of Veterans Affairs. (Aug 1993)

Jim Slattery on Immigration

No stance on record.

Jim Slattery on Jobs

No stance on record.

Jim Slattery on Principles & Values

  • Served in the US House, Kansas House, and in Army Reserves. (Apr 2008)

Jim Slattery on Social Security

  • Put Medicare & Social Security dollars in a lockbox. (Jul 2008)

Jim Slattery on Tax Reform

No stance on record.

Jim Slattery on War & Peace

  • Roberts delayed prewar intelligence to justify war in Iraq. (Oct 2008)
  • Roberts should have known Iraq intelligence was inaccurate. (Sep 2008)
  • Iraq War is based on assumptions that defy common sense. (Jul 2008)

Jim Slattery on Welfare & Poverty

  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)