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Buddy Roemer: No Federal funds for abortions.
Buddy Roemer: Grant civil rights to the pre-born.
Budget & Economy|
Joe DioGuardi: Constitutional Amendment for balanced budget.
Dan Quayle: Proposed Balanced Budget Amendment.
Bob Dole: Eliminate gender discrimination in all federal programs.
Dan Quayle: Eliminate gender discrimination in all federal programs.
Gerald Ford: Delay court-ordered busing until all appeals exhausted.
Brad Carson: More funding for COPS on the streets.
Maria Cantwell: Supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws.
Maria Cantwell: Opposes the death penalty.
Joe DioGuardi: Death penalty for Presidential assassination.
Joe DioGuardi: Mandatory sentences for violent felonies against the elderly.
Buddy Roemer: Stricter civil penalties for money laundering.
Buddy Roemer: Death penalty for presidential assassination.
Buddy Roemer: Make combating crime a national priority.
Gerald Ford: Death sentence only after separate sentencing hearing.
Brad Carson: Cleanup methamphetamine in rural communities.
Bob Dole: International strike force; and oppose legalization.
Dan Quayle: International strike force; and oppose legalization.
Joe DioGuardi: Require drug testing before parole.
Joe DioGuardi: Authorize army to intervene in anti-drug operations.
Buddy Roemer: $100,000 reward for convicting for harming DEA agents.
Buddy Roemer: Legalize medical marijuana.
Gerald Ford: Mandatory 5-year minimum sentence for 4 ounces of heroin.
Gerald Ford: Tuition tax credit at private grade schools.
Energy & Oil|
Dan Quayle: Convert federal car fleet to alternative-fuel vehicles.
Buddy Roemer: Tax credits for exploring for oil in deep water & Arctic.
Dan Quayle: Establish energy conservation standards for home appliances.
Joe DioGuardi: No import fee on crude oil.
Buddy Roemer: Repeal windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil.
Gerald Ford: Require oil marketing to independent contractors.
Gerald Ford: Let Big Three automakers collaborate on reducing emissions.
Joe DioGuardi: Strengthen the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.
Gerald Ford: Designate Isle Royale National Park as wilderness area.
Gerald Ford: $409M for public works on rivers and dams.
Families & Children|
Buddy Roemer: Criminalize all materials sexually exploitative of children.
Bob Dole: Defund UN Office of Research and Information Collection.
Dan Quayle: Defund UN Office of Research and Information Collection.
Joe DioGuardi: Push the UN to address human rights abuse in Cuba.
Joe DioGuardi: Encourage the Vatican to recognize the State of Israel.
Bob Dole: $50M for vaccinations in developing countries.
Dan Quayle: $50M for vaccinations in developing countries.
Brad Carson: Tariffs on China for currency manipulation.
Joe DioGuardi: Restrict Canadian vessels on coast trade.
Bob Dole: Trade sanctions on USSR-occupied Afghanistan.
Dan Quayle: Trade sanctions on USSR-occupied Afghanistan.
Joe DioGuardi: Block Soviet imports made by forced labor.
Bob Dole: Fast-track agreements; but also protective tariffs.
Dan Quayle: Fast-track agreements; but also protective tariffs.
Bob Dole: No trade with countries on terrorism list.
Buddy Roemer: Extend Japanese auto export restraints.
Gerald Ford: Remove import tariffs on hollow reinforcing bars.
Bob Dole: Develop public financing for Congressional races.
Dan Quayle: Develop public financing for Congressional races.
Joe DioGuardi: Constitutional Amendment for Line Item Veto.
Buddy Roemer: Provide uniform presidential voting hours, until 11 PM EST.
Buddy Roemer: Increase campaign donation limit from $1,000 to $2,500.
Buddy Roemer: Stricter penalties for firearm use during felonies.
Buddy Roemer: Federal gun controls cannot override state gun laws.
Dan Quayle: Ensure health access for medically-uninsurable individuals.
Bob Dole: Provide catastrophic illness coverage through Medicare.
Dan Quayle: Provide catastrophic illness coverage through Medicare.
Joe DioGuardi: Prohibit enhanced missile sales to Saudi Arabia.
Buddy Roemer: Require Congressional approval for arms exports.
Buddy Roemer: National security strategy: peace through strength.
Dan Quayle: Restrict bilingual education; maximum 3 years.
Bob Dole: Don't require English fluency for all immigrants.
Dick Cheney: Toughen deportations; soften on USAF children immigrants.
Principles & Values|
Dean Barkley: Created Paul Wellstone Center for Community Building.
Gerald Ford: 21-day period each year to Honor America.
Joe DioGuardi: Correct the notch problem to ensure fair retirement planning.
Buddy Roemer: Increase to $2500 eligible for personal retirement savings.
Joe DioGuardi: Implement tax rate reductions without delay.
Joe DioGuardi: Make permanent the R&D tax credit.
War & Peace|
Joe DioGuardi: Censure Iraq for use of poison gas on Kurds.
Joe DioGuardi: Support Reagan's call to tear down the Berlin Wall.
Welfare & Poverty|
Joe DioGuardi: More funding for WIC Supplemental Food Program.