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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Voting recordPro-choice

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, and businesses should be required to publish their salary ranges for each position

Healthcare  ›  Stay At Home Order

Should the government enforce a “stay-at-home” order to combat the coronavirus?

  Party’s support baseYes


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Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Trump Impeachment

Do you support the impeachment of President Donald Trump?

  Public statementsYes, Trump committed a crime when he threatened to withhold aid from Ukraine

Social  ›  Marital Rape

Should marital rape be classified and punished as severely as non-marital rape?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, and consentual sex with a spouse under the age of 18 should be classified as statutory rape

Social  ›  Planned Parenthood Funding

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Police Body Cameras

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, this will protect the safety and rights of police officers and citizens

the Environment  ›  Climate Change

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Insurrection Act

Should the President of the United States have the power to deploy military troops in order to stop protests?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Defunding the Police

Should funding for local police departments be redirected to social and community based programs?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gun Buyback

Should the federal government institute a mandatory buyback of assault weapons?

  Public statementsNo, it should be voluntary with strong financial incentives instead

Healthcare  ›  Pre-Existing Conditions

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, it is immoral to deny health insurance to people with pre-existing conditions

Social  ›  Religious Freedom Act

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, all customers deserve to be treated equally

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, and the government should regulate the price of all prescription drugs

Domestic Policy  ›  COVID-19 School Closures

Should the state government order schools to provide online only classes in order to combat coronavirus?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the U.S. raise taxes on the rich?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Children

Should adults that are illegally attempting to cross the U.S. border be separated from their children?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, and we should make it easier for immigrants to legally enter the country

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and services

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the United States?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Voting recordYes

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?

  Voting recordYes, they are essential to protecting other children who are too young to be vaccinated

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Muslim Surveillance

Should local police increase surveillance and patrol of Muslim neighborhoods?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, this decision should be based on crime rates instead of race or religion

Domestic Policy  ›  Gerrymandering

Should the redrawing of Congressional districts be controlled by an independent, non-partisan commission?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, gerrymandering gives an unfair advantage to the party in power during redistricting

Education  ›  Student Loans

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

Social  ›  Government Mandates

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, except for religious organizations and charities that oppose the use of contraception

Education  ›  Free College for All

Should the federal government pay for tuition at four-year colleges and universities?

  Public statementsNo

Social  ›  Gender Identity

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Border Wall

Should the U.S. build a wall along the southern border?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Paid Sick Leave

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member?

  Public statementsYes

Social  ›  Women in Combat

Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, as long as they can pass the same physical tests as men

Immigration  ›  Immigration Healthcare

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, if they pay taxes

Foreign Policy  ›  Iran

Should the U.S. go to war with Iran?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, the U.S. should encourage Iran to disarm through diplomatic channels

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?

  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, service should be a choice instead of an obligation

Healthcare  ›  Obamacare

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, as long as it is safe for them to return to their country

Elections  ›  Electoral College

Should the electoral college be abolished?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  No-Fly List Gun Control

Should people on the “no-fly list” be banned from purchasing guns and ammunition?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, but not until the no-fly list screening process is improved for accuracy and includes due process

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

Elections  ›  Foreign Lobbying

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for American elections?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, foreign interests should not be able to buy the influence of our politicians

Elections  ›  Voter Fraud

Should a photo ID be required to vote?

  Voting recordNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, term limits will increase performance and prevent corruption

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Public statementsYes, but only for medical use

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

Immigration  ›  Illegal Immigrant Detainment

Should local law enforcement be allowed to detain illegal immigrants for minor crimes and transfer them to federal immigration authorities?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, only if they are convicted of a violent crime

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, but only if their hormone levels are equivalent to those in the gender category in which they compete

Elections  ›  Mail In Ballot

Should the US have a mail-in ballot process for whole states in local, state, and federal elections?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, only legal citizens should be allowed to vote

Social  ›  Confederate Flag

Should states be allowed to display the Confederate flag on government property?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, it is a symbol of racism, separatism and treason

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor?

  Donor influenceNo

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead

Domestic Policy  ›  NSA Domestic Surveillance

Should the NSA (National Security Agency) be allowed to collect basic metadata of citizen’s phone calls such as numbers, timestamps, and call durations?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, only with a warrant showing probable cause of criminal activity

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Laborers

Should working illegal immigrants be given temporary amnesty?

  Public statementsYes, create a simple path to citizenship for immigrants with no criminal record

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Elections

Should the government attempt to influence foreign elections?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, and we should not try to influence any other country’s elections or policy

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Public statementsNo, this system is too expensive

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

Should illegal immigrants be offered in-state tuition rates at public colleges within their residing state?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, as long as they pay taxes

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, private prisons will sacrifice quality of care and rehabilitation services for profit

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, board members should be the most qualified regardless of gender

the Environment  ›  Alternative Energy

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, the government should support more sustainable energy technologies

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel Boycott

Should it be illegal to join a boycott of Israel?

  Voting recordYes, boycotts against Israel harm one of our most important allies in the Middle East

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Liability

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, manufacturers and dealers should only be held liable for negligence

Immigration  ›  Border Security

Should the U.S. increase restrictions on its current border security policy?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, make it easier for immigrants to access temporary work visas

the Environment  ›  Oil Drilling

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. remain in NATO?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, the government should not determine what is fake or real news

the Environment  ›  Alaska Wildlife Refuge

Should drilling be allowed in the Alaska Wildlife Refuge?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Net Neutrality

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)?

  Voting recordNo, treat all traffic equally and continue the openness of the internet

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should the U.S. raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseKeep current rates but eliminate deductions and loop holes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Mega Mergers

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, if the merged corporation would have more than 50% of the market share

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  Voting recordIncrease

Domestic Policy  ›  Patriot Act

Do you support the Patriot Act?

  Voting recordYes

Immigration  ›  Skilled Immigrants

Should the US increase or decrease the amount of temporary work visas given to high-skilled immigrant workers?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseIncrease, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Torture

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists?

  Voting recordNo

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, but only after a psychological examination to show they fully understand this choice

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

  Public statementsNo, cuts to public spending will negatively affect the economy

Foreign Policy  ›  Israel

Should the U.S. continue to support Israel?

  Voting recordYes, and with more aid and support

Social  ›  Safe Spaces

Should universities provide “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” for students?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, college is meant to challenge students thoughts and opinions so they are prepared for real life

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid Work Requirement

Should people be required to work in order to receive Medicaid?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, the vast majority of people who receive Medicaid are disabled

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, but it should only cover very basic and simple topics

National Security  ›  Military Congressional Approval

Should the President be able to authorize military force against Al-Qaeda without Congressional approval?

  Public statementsNo, Congress should approve all military conflicts

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the American flag?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, I don’t respect anyone who does but they should have the right to do so

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Minimum Voting Age

Should the minimum voting age be lowered?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, and voters should be required to pass a basic test demonstrating their understanding of politics in order to vote

Foreign Policy  ›  Soleimani

Do you support the killing of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, this could unnecessarily start another war in the Middle East

Healthcare  ›  Medicare Drug Prices

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare?

  Voting recordYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, and require a public audit each year they are in office

Social  ›  Niqāb

Should women be allowed to wear a Niqāb, or face veil, to civic ceremonies?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, we should respect all cultural traditions

Elections  ›  Lobbyists

Should there be a 5-year ban on White House and Congressional officials from becoming lobbyists after they leave the government?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, and ban all forms of lobbying

Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, but only if releasing the information does not threaten our national security

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

  Party’s support baseFewer

Foreign Policy  ›  Yemen

Should the U.S. provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen?

  Voting recordNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseHelp, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited

Foreign Policy  ›  North Korea Military Strikes

Should the U.S. conduct military strikes against North Korea in order to destroy their long-range missile and nuclear weapons capabilities?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, we must use every diplomatic option first

Crime  ›  Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, and we should create more social programs to help prevent and rehabilitate criminals

the Environment  ›  Paris Climate Agreement

Should the U.S. withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement?

  Public statementsNo

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Public statementsYes, but only after completing their sentences and parole/probation

Domestic Policy  ›  Supreme Court Reform

Should the Supreme Court be reformed to include more seats and term limits on judges?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Affirmative Action

Do you support affirmative action programs?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  First Amendment

Should the government support a separation of church and state by removing references to God on money, federal buildings, and national monuments?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Free Tax Filing

Should the IRS create a free electronic tax filing system?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Mandatory minimum prison sentences

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo

Education  ›  Common Core

Do you support Common Core national standards?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, I support the concept but not the current implementation

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, not a criminal issue

the Environment  ›  Dakota Access Pipeline

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Capital Gains Tax

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, but not for cosmetics

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should the US increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseIncrease, but only for countries that have no human rights violations

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?

  Public statementsYes, but in the form of increased spending on infrastructure

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Overtime Pay

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, and all employees should be paid time-and-a-half for overtime hours regardless of their pay scale

Domestic Policy  ›  Eminent Domain

Should the government be allowed to seize private property, with reasonable compensation, for public or civic use?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, as long as landowners are fairly compensated and the projects will benefit the community

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorism

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, they should be tried in military tribunals but not subject to torture

Foreign Policy  ›  ISIS Ground Troops

Should the U.S. send ground troops into Syria to fight ISIS?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, conduct targeted airstrikes instead

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should the US assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, but only if there is undeniable evidence they are planning to attack our country

Foreign Policy  ›  Drones

Should the military fly drones over foreign countries to gain intelligence and kill suspected terrorists?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, but only with permission from the country in question

Foreign Policy  ›  Afghanistan

Should the United States pull all military troops out of Afghanistan?

  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  VA Privatization

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare?

  Party’s support baseLess

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Security

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to the United States be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, unless they have committed a crime

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, as long as it was not a felony, violent, financial, or sexual crime

Education  ›  Universal Pre-K

Should the federal government fund Universal preschool?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, I do not believe in the death penalty

Science  ›  GMO Labels

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, consumers have a right to know what is in their food

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, but they must perform community service on a daily basis

the Economy  ›  Estate Tax

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, I am satisfied with the current rate

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, NAFTA helps lower the prices of consumer products

the Economy  ›  China Tariffs

Should the U.S. increase tariffs on imported products from China?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, temporarily while we increase investment into cleaner renewable alternatives

Science  ›  Space Exploration

Should the government fund space travel?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, and drastically increase NASA’s current budget

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the President offer tax breaks to individual companies to keep jobs in the U.S.?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, but drastically increase taxes and import tariffs on outsourcing businesses

Foreign Policy  ›  War on ISIS

Should the U.S. formally declare war on ISIS?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, we should not legitimize ISIS as a sovereign entity

the Economy  ›  Federal Reserve

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress?

  Voting recordNo

Foreign Policy  ›  Cuba

Do you support President Obama’s move to lift the trade and travel embargo on Cuba?

  Voting recordYes

Domestic Policy  ›  College Sports and COVID

Should college sports be played in the fall of 2020?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, a global free trade system is better for our businesses and consumers

Foreign Policy  ›  Ukraine

Should the U.S. provide military assistance to defend Ukraine from Russia?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, the Russian invasion of the Ukraine threatens the balance of power in the region

Foreign Policy  ›  NATO

Should the U.S. defend other NATO countries that maintain low military defense budgets relative to their GDP?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, and refusing to defend other NATO countries sets a dangerous precedent for the balance of global power

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize farmers?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should U.S. citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, as long as offshore income is reported

Foreign Policy  ›  NSA Surveillance

Should the U.S. continue NSA surveillance of its allies?

  Voting recordYes, surveillance of all foreign countries is essential to tracking potential terrorist threats

Domestic Policy  ›  Edward Snowden

Should the U.S. government grant immunity to Edward Snowden?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, he should be returned to the U.S. to stand trial and face the consequences of his actions

the Economy  ›  Property Taxes

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, property taxes are the most reliable and consistent form of state revenue

the Economy  ›  Pension Reform

Should pension plans for federal, state, and local government workers be transitioned into privately managed accounts?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, privately managed accounts will jeopardize the financial security of senior citizens

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

  Public statementsYes, but not at the expense of funding public schools

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Russian Airstrikes in Syria

Should the U.S. prevent Russia from conducting airstrikes in Syria?

  Public statementsYes, and establish a no-fly zone

Foreign Policy  ›  India Arms

Should the U.S. sell military weapons to India in order to counter Chinese and Russian influence?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, and we should increase diplomatic efforts to resolve conflicts peacefully

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Public statementsYes, and provide more free public transportation

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, it will bring economic growth to all countries involved

Foreign Policy  ›  Jerusalem

Should Jerusalem be recognized as the capital of Israel?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, and foreign governments should not move their embassies there

Foreign Policy  ›  Hong Kong Fugitive Extradition

Should the Chinese government be able to extradite fugitives from Hong Kong?

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?

  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  School Truancy

Should the government decriminalize school truancy?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Online Sales Tax

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers?

  Party influenceYes

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseYes, as long as the tax revenue will eventually exceed the tax incentives

Foreign Policy  ›  F-35

Should the government cancel production of the F-35 fighter?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, classify it as a commodity

Domestic Policy  ›  Greenland

Should the United States acquire Greenland?

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Air Force One

Should the military upgrade Air Force One?

  Amy Klobuchar voterbaseNo, not until the cost ($4B) is dramatically reduced