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10 Issues That Are Important to Iowa Republicans

10 Issues That Are Important to Iowa Republicans

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Our goal is to help make 2014 the highest American election turnout ever

Our goal is to help make 2014 the highest American election turnout ever

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New Question: Military Spending

New Question: Military Spending

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New Issue: Wind Power

New Issue: Wind Power

5 years ago - Should the federal government continue to give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry?
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Help us add the 2012 Senate Candidates to Your Results

Help us add the 2012 Senate Candidates to Your Results

5 years ago - Are you a fan of our Presidential quiz? Now you can help us add this year’s Senate candidates to your results.
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The Candidates on Welfare

The Candidates on Welfare

5 years ago - This week, Mitt Romney’s campaign launched a television ad accusing President Obama of removing the work requirement from welfare. Mr. Romney’s charge is based on a July memo from the Department of Health and Human Services that invited individual states to test their own welfare programs. Participating states would be able to test their own welfare initiatives and would be exempt form some federal requirements for funding. The Obama campaign countered that the memo does not remove any work requirements and in fact requires participating states to improve employment rates among welfare recipients.
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The Candidates stances on Abortion

The Candidates stances on Abortion

5 years ago - This week’s remarks by Republican Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin brought abortion into the Presidential race for the first time this summer. We took a closer look at where all of the candidates and parties stand on abortion:
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Paul Ryan vs the Candidates on Medicare

Paul Ryan vs the Candidates on Medicare

5 years ago - Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan for his vice presidential candidate brought his budget and its proposed changes to Medicare into the spotlight. Mr. Ryan’s plan for Medicare would offer seniors the option of staying within the current system or enrolling in a private insurance plan. It would not affect any Seniors currently receiving Medicare payments and Mr. Ryan believes this would lead to lower costs for everyone.
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Interview with Jill Stein

Interview with Jill Stein

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Swing States and Gun Control

Swing States and Gun Control

5 years ago - Recent polls have shown the following states as too close to call. Their electoral votes will be highly sought after by all candidates making a run for the White House this November. Gun control was back in the news last week after the tragedy in Colorado. We took a closer look at our live results map and where iSideWith users in these battleground states stand on the question: Do you support increased gun control?
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The VP Search (Mitt Romney vs. Tim Pawlenty)

The VP Search (Mitt Romney vs. Tim Pawlenty)

5 years ago - Many election observers have put former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty as the frontrunner for Mitt Romney’s choices for Vice President. We took our election quiz as Tim Pawlenty and found that he sided 94% with Mitt Romney (See their results). Here are the issues Romney and Pawlenty disagree on:
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Who would Stephen Colbert side with?

Who would Stephen Colbert side with?

5 years ago - Stephen Colbert is a political satirist, comedian and former presidential candidate who is the host of The Colbert Report. His character is a parody of various conservative pundits and he ran as a Republican in the 2008 and 2012 South Carolina Primaries.
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Obama Update on Immigration

Obama Update on Immigration

5 years ago - Today President Obama made a major shift on his position on immigration by allowing the children of illegal immigrants to stay in the U.S. and obtain work permits. To qualify they must be younger than 30 years old and have arrived in the U.S. before their 16th birthdays. This will not grant this group citizenship and is similar to a proposal in President George W. Bush’s Guest Worker Program. Experts estimate this will affect 800,000 immigrants currently in the U.S. We updated Obama’s position on immigration. Did this change who you SideWith?
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Interview with Jimmy McMillan

Interview with Jimmy McMillan

5 years ago - Jimmy McMillan is the founder of the Rent Is Too Damn High Party, a New York based political party advocating lower housing costs for all Americans. Mr. McMillan is a Vietnam Veteran, former postal worker and six-time New York gubernatorial candidate. He is adamantly against federal bailouts for banks and corporations and believes that lowering housing costs will ease poverty and raise tax revenue. He sat down with us to go a little more in depth on his stances.
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Ron Paul on Farm Subsidies

Ron Paul on Farm Subsidies

5 years ago - Publicly Ron Paul has stated his opposition to farm subsidies and earmarks in general. We looked into his record and the congressional district he represents (the 14th District of Texas) has received more than $2.1billion dollars in farm subsidies since 1991. A majority of this amount went to Matagorda County (one of eight counties in his district) which collected $286 million in farm subsidies with a substantial portion going to rice farmers.
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Interview with Gary Johnson

Interview with Gary Johnson

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The Libertarian Party and Abortion

The Libertarian Party and Abortion

5 years ago - Earlier this month the Gary Johnson easily won the Libertarian Party Presidential nomination with 74% of the vote at the party’s convention in Las Vegas. We took a closer look at Mr. Johnson’s political positions and found most of them to be in line with the official positions of the Libertarian Party except on abortion.
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Obama on Gay Marriage

Obama on Gay Marriage

5 years ago - Obama changed his position on gay marriage yesterday and we updated his position to "Yes, gay marriage should be allowed in the U.S." Obama did not say if his administration would sponsor any legislation allowing gay marriage but his pivot on this position was seen as a watershed moment for the issue.
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Obama on Israel

Obama on Israel

5 years ago - Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum have maintained heavy fire on the Obama administration’s policies toward Israel. Mr. Romney said Obama has "distanced itself from Israel and visibly warmed to the Palestinian cause” and is “convinced that they can do better at the UN - and better with America - than they can at the bargaining table with Israel."
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Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich on Afghanistan

Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich on Afghanistan

5 years ago - The recent massacre of Afghan civilians by a U.S. Sergeant has taken its toll on the American public's support of the ongoing war in Afghanistan. This week Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich stated President Obama may be delaying the inevitable and it may be time to speed up troop withdrawals.
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Rick Santorum on the No Child Left Behind Act

Rick Santorum on the No Child Left Behind Act

5 years ago - In Wednesday night‘s debate Rick Santorum came under fire for voting in favor of the No Child Left Behind Act as a senator in 2001. The law was proposed by the George W. Bush administration as a major overhaul of the education system in which the federal government would require states to set standards and goals for their public schools systems. The law was easily passed by Congress after receiving wide bipartisan support among Republicans and Democrats.
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Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum on Immigration

Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum on Immigration

5 years ago - As the Arizona and Michigan Primaries approach on February 28th we will be closely watching the candidates’ positions on immigration. While campaigning for the Iowa Caucuses last month Mitt Rommey and Rick Santorum ran on what many considered to be an anti-immigrant platform in an effort to appeal to Iowa Republicans. Mr. Romney and Mr. Santorum both said they would veto the Obama administration's DREAM Act which would provide permanent or temporary residency to immigrants living in the United States.
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Obama mandate on birth control stirs controversy

Obama mandate on birth control stirs controversy

5 years ago - This week the Obama Administration introduced a rule that would require health insurance plans (including those offered by religious universities and charities) to offer birth control to women free of charge. This sparked outrage from GOP Presidential Candidates and several Congressional Republican leaders.
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Mitt Romney on Medicare

Mitt Romney on Medicare

5 years ago - The night before the Florida Primary Mitt Romney changed his position on Medicare. He said that, if elected he “will never go after Medicare or Social Security. We will protect those programs.”
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Newt Gingrich vs. Mitt Romney on Abortion

Newt Gingrich vs. Mitt Romney on Abortion

5 years ago - Over the weekend Newt Gingrich attacked Mitt Romney‘s support for abortion claiming that “Republican Party will not nominate a pro-abortion” candidate.
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