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Ned Lamont on the Issues

Ned Lamont on Abortion

  • Absolute support for women's right to reproductive freedom. (Apr 2006)
  • Opposes Alito nomination because Alito is so anti-choice. (Mar 2006)

Ned Lamont on Budget & Economy

No stance on record.

Ned Lamont on Civil Rights

  • Warrantless wiretapping is acting like they're above the law. (Jun 2006)
  • Limiting marriage blurs the line between church & state. (May 2006)
  • I am a strong supporter of affirmative action. (May 2006)
  • Hold Bush accountable for warrantless wiretaps. (May 2006)
  • On gay marriage: butt out and leave people alone. (Apr 2006)
  • Don't compromise Constitutional liberties in war on terror. (Apr 2006)

Ned Lamont on Corporations

  • Brings real business experience that government needs. (Apr 2006)
  • Bankruptcy reform for corporations, not individuals. (Mar 2006)

Ned Lamont on Crime

No stance on record.

Ned Lamont on Drugs

  • Reduce demand and discuss constructive alternatives. (Apr 2006)
  • Skeptical about jailing nonviolent drug offendors. (Apr 2006)

Ned Lamont on Education

  • Teaching creationism blurs the line between church & state. (May 2006)
  • Vouchers are not the answer; more support is. (May 2006)
  • Increase funding for a 21st century education system. (Apr 2006)
  • Vouchers distract from strong community public school system. (Mar 2006)

Ned Lamont on Energy & Oil

  • Focus on incentives & conservation to reduce oil dependence. (Oct 2006)
  • Cheney Energy Bill lost chance for comprehensive energy plan. (Oct 2006)
  • Cheney energy bill keeps us dependent on foreign oil. (Jul 2006)
  • Overarching plan for clean energy and energy independence. (May 2006)
  • Bush energy bill loaded with tax giveaways to oil lobby. (Mar 2006)

Ned Lamont on Environment

  • Vigilance in protecting Clean Water Act. (Oct 2006)

Ned Lamont on Families & Children

No stance on record.

Ned Lamont on Foreign Policy

  • Biggest threat to US is rogue nation with nukes. (Jul 2006)
  • Use carrot-and-stick diplomacy for Iranian nukes. (Apr 2006)

Ned Lamont on Free Trade

  • Lieberman never saw a trade agreement he didn't like. (Jul 2006)
  • Negotiate strong labor & enviro into trade agreements. (Jul 2006)
  • Strictly enforce fair trade policies. (Apr 2006)

Ned Lamont on Government Reform

  • Earmarks should be outlawed as lobbyist over-influence. (Jul 2006)
  • Supports cap on campaign spending and public financing. (Apr 2006)
  • Bridge-to-nowhere symptomatic of governing by lobbyists. (Apr 2006)

Ned Lamont on Gun Control

No stance on record.

Ned Lamont on Health Care

  • Health care is a fundamental right of every American. (Sep 2006)
  • Why hasn't Lieberman ever signed onto universal healthcare? (Jul 2006)
  • Business-required, federally-subsidized insurance pool. (May 2006)
  • Move towards making affordable, universal coverage a right. (Jan 2006)

Ned Lamont on Homeland Security

  • North Korea: Negotiation is not appeasement. (Oct 2006)
  • Iran: Cannot negotiate while we're calling for regime change. (Oct 2006)
  • Gitmo, wiretaps, & Haditha have weakened our moral authority. (Jul 2006)
  • Don't compromise Constitution for war on terror. (May 2006)
  • Stand up to wiretap intrusions into our private lives. (Mar 2006)

Ned Lamont on Immigration

  • Focus on employers hiring, not on building fences. (Jul 2006)
  • Give illegal immigrants a path to earned citizenship. (Jul 2006)

Ned Lamont on Jobs

  • Invest in infrastructure to create local jobs. (Jul 2006)
  • Our high-skill jobs are being sent overseas. (Apr 2006)

Ned Lamont on Principles & Values

  • Challenging Bush is checks-and-balances, not partisanship. (Oct 2006)
  • I say what I mean, and I mean what I say. (Jul 2006)
  • If Lieberman won't take on George Bush, I will. (Jul 2006)
  • My support is grassroots -- stand up and be clear. (Jul 2006)
  • Democrats should present constructive alternatives to Bush. (Jul 2006)
  • Lamont forces August primary at state convention. (May 2006)
  • Running to stand up for our progressive democratic values. (Apr 2006)
  • Progressive government can make a difference. (Apr 2006)
  • Served as Greenwich Selectman, and in local press. (Jan 2006)

Ned Lamont on Social Security

  • Soc. Sec. is an insurance policy, not an investment plan. (Sep 2006)
  • No common ground with Bush on privatization. (Jul 2006)
  • Oppose diverting social security taxes into private accounts. (Jan 2006)

Ned Lamont on Tax Reform

  • Estate tax essential to progressive taxation system. (Jun 2006)
  • Push back against the ill-advised tax cuts. (Jan 2006)

Ned Lamont on War & Peace

  • The stay-the-course strategy is a recipe for failure. (Oct 2006)
  • Lieberman is only person confused about my position on Iraq. (Jul 2006)
  • 6 months to withdraw from front lines; 12 months out of Iraq. (Jul 2006)
  • $250M per day in Iraq better spent on domestic issues. (Jun 2006)
  • Hold Bush & Lieberman accountable for mess in Iraq. (May 2006)
  • "Stay the course" is not a winning strategy in Iraq. (May 2006)
  • Iraq war has diverted our funds and our attention. (Apr 2006)

Ned Lamont on Welfare & Poverty

No stance on record.