Compare the Candidates – Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 2004 General Election

Candidates for Congressional District 3, Maryland

Patsy Allen - G
Websitemdgreensforcongress.org
Benjamin Cardin - D
Websitewww.bencardin.com
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Robert P. Duckworth - R
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Benjamin Cardin
Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Medical Marijuana
Recreational Marijuana
Punishments for Drug Crimes
Immigration
Securing Our Borders
Guns
National Rifle Association (NRA)
Trade
Trade
Unfair Trade Practices
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Same Sex Marriage
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Civil Unions & Civil Benefits
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
Homosexuality as a Choice or Genetics
Federal Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Domestic Partnerships
Legislation for Hate Crimes
Civil Rights
Civil Rights
USA Patriot Act
Human Rights
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy
Federal Budget & Debt
National Security & Terrorism
War on Terrorism Policies
Guantanamo Bay Prison (GITMO)
Making Our Homeland More Secure
Government
Term Limits for US Representatives and Senators
Special Interests
Elections & Politics
Elections
Campaign Spending Limits
Election Reform
527 'Stealth' PACs
Public Funding of Political Campaigns
Soft-money Political Contributions
Voting and Election Reform
Courts, Laws & Justice
Death Penalty
America's Criminal Justice System
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Legality of Abortion - Roe v. Wade
Pro-Life and Pro-Choice
Partial-birth Abortions
Iran
Iran, a General Statement
Iran Nuclear Deal
Iran Diplomacy
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
North Korea
Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe
Promotion of Democracy Around World
Middle East
Middle East
Israel
Recognition of a Palestinian State
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Afghanistan
Iraq
Iraq Policy
Continued US Military Presence in Iraq
Deadline for US Pullout
Iraq's Role in War on Terror
Loss of American Lives in Iraq
Iraq Role in Making Americans Safer
Military & Defense
Military
Military Families
Gays in the Military
Military Adequacy
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
Jobs
Jobs
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Affirmative Action
Job Growth
Quality of Jobs
Economy
Economy
Business
Business
Small Business
Business Tax Incentives
Labor Wages & Unions
Minimum Wage
Taxes
Corporate Income Taxes
2001 Tax Cuts
Corporate Tax Loopholes
Education
Sex Education and Birth Control Options
"Under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance
Private School Vouchers
Head Start
No Child Left Behind Act Federal Funding Level
Poverty & Welfare
Improving the Welfare System
Environment
Environment
Clean Water Act and Water Quality
Oceans
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Clean Air Act & Clear Skies Initiative
Kyoto Protocol
National Forests and Healthy Forests Initiative
Land, Rivers and Lakes
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance
Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Universal Medical Care / Insurance
Medicare
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Limitations
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Crime
Crime, a General Statement
Police & FBI Agents
Hate Crime
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care
Improving Health & Medical Care
Reducing Health Care Costs
Medical Research
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Gas Prices
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Fuel Efficiency & Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards
Hydrogen Cell Fuel Initiative
Transportation
Transportation, a General Statement
Infrastructure
Amtrak
Highways
Traffic Congestion
Highway Safety
Rail
Public Transportation
Veterans
Veterans, a General Statement
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Retired Veterans Benefits and Health Care
Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs, a General Statement
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Bringing Generic Drugs on the Market Sooner
Regulating Drug Advertising, Like Cigarettes and Alcohol
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security
Privatizing Social Security
Raising the Retirement Age or Reducing Payment Levels
Pensions
Pension Reform
Food & Agriculture
Farm Subsidies
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