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November 2006 General Election

Candidates for U.S. Senate, Maryland

Michael S. Steele - R
Benjamin Cardin - D
►Websitewww.bencardin.com
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Lih Young - D
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Kevin Zeese - G
►Websitewww.kevinzeese.com/
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Benjamin Cardin
Lih Young
Biographical
General Philosophy
Personal and Family
Professional Experience
Civic Involvement
Political Experience
Religious Affiliation
Accomplishments and Awards
Educational Background
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Goals If Elected
Achievements If Elected
Areas to Concentrate On
On Entering Public Service
Abortion, Pro-Life & Genetic Engineering
Stem Cell Research
Banks & Finance
Banks
Banks too Big to Fail
China Currency Manipulation
Dodd-Frank Act
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Federal Mortgage Regulation
Federal Reserve
Financial Crisis
Financial Industry Regulation
Foreclosures
High-Frequency Trading
Investment Banking
Mortgages
Payday Loans & Predatory Lending
Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Wall Street
Truth In Lending
Civil, Religious, Gay & Human Rights
Affirmative Action
African Americans
Anti-semitism
Burning the Flag
Civil Rights
Diversity &Tolerance
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Equal Rights Amendment
Gays Serving in the Military
Gender Equality
Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes Legislation
Human Rights
Latino / Hispanic Americans
LGBT
Native American Rights
Native Americans & Indigenous People
Persons with Disabilities
Privacy Rights
Property Rights vs. Civil Rights
Racial Profiling
Racism & Race Relations
Same Sex Marriage
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
Torture & Waterboarding
USA Patriot Act
Consumers & Food
Consumer Product Safety, Fraud and Protection
Consumers
Credit Agencies
Credit Cards
Dodd-Frank Act
Financial Consumer Protection
Food
Food Safety
Telemarketing
Courts, Laws & Justice
Activist Judges
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Bankruptcy Reform
Burning the Flag
Class Action Reform
Constitution
Courts
Criminal Justice System, Reform & Disparity
Death Penalty
Eminent Domain
Judicial Appointments & Confirmations
Judicial Discretion & Mandatory Sentencing
Justice Department
Legal Reform
Obscenity Laws
Parole and Probation
Product Liability Reform
Race Sentencing Disparity
Supreme Court
Tort Reform
Crime, Police & Imprisonment
Child Abuse And Neglect
Corporate Crime and Fraud
Crime
Crimes Against Children
Death Penalty
Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes Legislation
Human Rights
Human Trafficking
Identity Theft
Neighborhood Crime
Non-Violent Crime
Parole and Probation
Police
Rape
Recidivism and Rehabilitation
Sex Crimes & Offenders
Victimless Crimes
Videotaping Criminal Interrogations
Domestic Violence
Youth and Gang Crime
Energy
Auto Industry
Cap-and-Trade
Carbon Tax
Coal
Department of Energy
Developing World Climate Change & Energy
Electricity Transmission Grid
Energy
Energy Efficiency
Energy Efficiency Standards
Energy Regulation
Energy Research and Development
Ethanol & Biofuels
Foreign Oil Energy Independence
Fracking and Natural Gas
Gas Prices & Gas Taxes
Green Offices, Homes and Improvements
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
Hybrid and Electric Cars
Hydrogen Cell Fuel Initiative
Nuclear Power
Offshore Oil Drilling
Oil and Gas Subsidies
Oil Company Profits
Oil Drilling
Oil Industry
Renewable Energy & Fuels
Shale Gas
Solar Energy
Strategic Energy Fund
Utility Deregulation
Environment
Biodiversity & Biotechnology
Carbon Tax
Clean Air Act of 1963
Clean Air and Water
Clean Energy
Clean Water Act of 1977
Coal
Developing World Climate Change & Energy
Energy Efficiency
Energy Efficiency Standards
Environment
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) & Regulation
Flexible Fuel Vehicles
Forests, Fish and Wildlife
Global Environmental Standards
Climate Change & Global Warming
Green Offices, Homes and Improvements
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
Gulf Oil Spill
Interior Department
Invasive Species
Land, Rivers and Lakes
National and State Parks
National Forest Roadless Area Conservation Act
National Forests and Healthy Forests Initiative
Oceans
Offshore Oil Drilling
Oil and Gas Subsidies
Oil Industry
Polluter Superfund Fees
Recycling
Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC)
Toxic Waste
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment
Debt and Deficit Spending Limits
Earmarks
Entitlements
Federal Budget
Fiscal Policy
Presidential Line-item Veto
Foreign Policy
Afghanistan
Africa
Agent Orange Related Illness
America's Image Abroad
Arab Spring
Balkans
Burma
China
CIA
Cluster Bombs
Cuba
Cutting Off War Funding
Deadline for US Pullout
Dubai Ports Administration Purchase
Europe
Foreign Aid
Foreign Policy
India
Iran
Iran Nuclear Deal
Iraq
Islam and Muslims
Israel
Israeli and Palestinian Conflict
Lebanon
Loss of American Lives in Iraq
Mexico
Middle East
North Korea
Nuclear Weapons & Non-Proliferation Treaty
Other Arab Countries, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia
Overseas Interventions
Pakistan
Promotion of Democracy Around World
Recognition of a Palestinian State
Russia
Sanctions
Saudi Arabia
Syria
Taliban & Radical Islamic Jihadists
Turkey and Kurds
Unilateralism
US Treaties
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Worldwide HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Third World Debt Relief
Government, Elections & Politics
527 Stealth & Super PACs
Ballot Measures & Citizen Participation
Campaign Finance Reform
Campaign Spending Limits
Earmarks
Election Reform
Eminent Domain
Faith-based Initiative Funding
Federal Bureaucracy & Regulations
Federal Mandates
Federalism and States' Rights
FEMA and Hurricane Katrina
Freedom of Information Act
Government
Government Accountability
Government Agencies
Government Corruption and Ethics
Government Efficiency
Government Reform
Government Shut Down
Government Transparency
Lobbying
Money and Special Interests
Privatization
Public Funding of Political Campaigns
Separation of Church & State
Sexual Misconduct of Politicians
Single 6 Year Term for US President
Soft-money Political Contributions
State Block Grants
Sunset Clauses
Supreme Court Term Limits
Post Office & Postal Banking
US House and Senate Term Limits
Voting Rights for X-Felons
Gun & Property Rights
Guns
Health & Medical
Alternative Medicine
Alzheimer's Disease
Asthma
Autism
Biomedical Superiority
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Cancer
Children's Health
Chronic & Catastrophic Illnesses
Cigarettes Drug & Alcohol Advertising
Diabetes
Disease Prevention
Drug Addiction &Substance Abuse
Elderly's Health
Free Market Health Care
Generic Drugs
Health
Health & Medical
Health and Medical Insurance
Health Care Tax Credits
Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)
HIV/AIDS
Lead Poisoning
Mad Cow
Market-Based Medical Insurance
Medicaid
Medical Errors
Medical Malpractice Reform
Medical Research
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Medicare
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program
Mental Health
Mercury Pollution
Nurses and Public Health Workers
Obesity
Paperless Claims
Patient's Bill of Rights
Physicians
Prescription Drugs
Reducing Health Care Costs
Resistance to Antibiotics
Rural Health Care
State Health Plans
Tax Credit / Deductible for Medical Insurance
TRICARE Health Insurance
Uniform Billing and Claims
Universal Medical Care & Insurance
Vaccinations & Immunizations
Women's Health
Homeland Security, Immigration, Border Security & Terrorism
9/11 Commission Recommendations
Airport, Air, Rail & Port Security
Arizona's Strict New Immigration Law
Border Security & Border Patrol
Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants
Color-Coded Warning System
Criminalize Assistance to Illegal Immigrants
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Deportation
Domestic Intelligence & Agencies
Driver's Licenses to Illegals
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Homeland Securtiy
Illegal Immigrants Social Services
Illegal Immigration Amnesty
Immigration Policy & Reform
Illegal Immigration as a Felony
Illegal Immigration Enforcement
Immigrants, Refugees, & Asylum Seekers
Immigration of Highly Skilled Workers
Local First Responders
National Security
National Security Agency (NSA) & Citizen Surveillance
Naturalization Backlog for Immigrants
Real ID Act
Terrorist & Enemy Combatant Rights
Torture & Waterboarding
Undocumented Immigrants
Visa Enforcement
War on Terror
Water, Hazardous Materials & Bio Terrorism
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Housing & Communities
Affordable Housing and Rentals
Community Development
Federal Mortgage Regulation
Foreclosures
Homelessness
Homeownership
Housing
Mortgages
Neighborhoods
Infrastructure & Transportation
Air Travel
Bikes, Scoters and Pedestrians
Drunk Driving and Highway Safety
Highway Congestion
Highways
Public Transportation
Train Travel and Amtrak
Transportation
Internet, Media, Technology, Science & Space
5G & High Speed Broadband Deployment
Chinese Internet Censorship
Digital Rights
E-Science & Computer Technology Research
Innovation
Internet
Internet Crime
Internet Divide of Rich & Poor
Internet Freedom Preservation Act
Internet Gambling
Internet Neutrality
Internet Pornography
Internet Privacy
Internet Sales Tax
Media
Media Ownership Concentration
Nanotechnologies
Parental Blocking & Children Internet Protections
Private Company Space Travel
Research and Development
Rural Internet Access
Science
Space
Space & Aerospace Industry
Spamming
Telecommuting
Wireless Spectrum
Women and Minority Research Grants
Jobs, Economy, Trade, Business, Industry & Agriculture
$700 Billion Troubled Asset Relief Bailout
Agriculture
Antitrust Enforcement
Auto Industry
Bail Outs of Banks, Financial & Auto Corps
Business
Businesses Moving Offshore
Capitalism
CEO Pay & Executive Compensation
Company Job Creation Rewards
Department of Agriculture
Economic Stimulus
Economy
Employment Discrimination
Factory Farms
Farm Bill
Farm Corporation Subsidies
Farm Subsidies & Supports
Fast Track Authority
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Free Market Vision
Globalization
Government Subsidized Jobs
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Income Inequality
Independent Workers
Infrastructure
Insurance Industry
Intellectual Property Protection
Jobs
Manufacturing Decline
Mine Safety and Health
North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Paid Maternity, Family & Medical Leave
Patent System
Recession
Small Businesses
Space & Aerospace Industry
Tariffs
Telecommuting
Trade
Trade Agreements
Trade Barriers to US Goods
Trade Deficit
Trade with China
Unfair Trade Practices
Minority-Owned Businesses
Labor, Wages & Unions
Child Labor
Employee Free Choice Act
Employment Discrimination
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Equal Pay
Income Inequality
Labor
Minimum Wage
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA)
Paid Maternity, Family & Medical Leave
Retired Workers
Right-To-Work
Unemployment Insurance
Unions and Collective Bargaining
Wage Discrimination
Wages
Women Workplace Violence
Worker Rights and Benefits
Working Class
Marijuana, Illegal Drugs, Alcohol, Cigarettes, Gambling & Prostitution
Drug Prevention and Rehabilitation
Drunk Driving and Highway Safety
Illegal Drugs
Medical Use of Marijuana
Punishments for Drug Crimes
Recreational Marijuana
Military, National Defense & Veterans
Defense
Defense and Military Budget
Department of Defense and Pentagon
Drone Strikes
Gays Serving in the Military
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Homeless Veterans
Length of Deployments
Military
Military Families
Military Industrial Establishment
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
Missile Defense System
National Guard & Reserves
Persian Gulf War Illnesses
POWs and MIAs
President Hamid Karzai
Private Security like Blackwater
Reducing Military Costs
Survivor Benefits
Veterans
Veterans Funding
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
Veterans Health Care
Vetreran Job Retraining
Walter Reed Army Medical Center Scandal
Minorities
Affirmative Action
African Americans
Diversity &Tolerance
Latino / Hispanic Americans
Native American Rights
Native Americans & Indigenous People
Race Sentencing Disparity
Racial Profiling
Racism & Race Relations
Minority-Owned Businesses
Poverty, Welfare & Hunger
Hunger
Low Income and Public Housing & Assistance
Poor Children
Poverty
Rural Poverty
Urban Poverty
Welfare
Schools & Education
Adult Education
After-School, Sports, Art, Music Programs
Classroom Size
Community Colleges
Computers in Schools
Department of Education
Dropouts
Drugs in Schools
Education
Education Gap with Other Countries
Education Tax Credits
Head Start
High Schools
Higher Education
Local Control Over Education
No Child Left Behind
Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance in Schools
Pre-School and Early Childhood Education
Private Schools Vouchers and Funding
Public Schools K-12
School Safety
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
Student Standards and Testing
Teacher Pay
Teacher Standards
Seniors, Social Security, Medicare, Pensions
Individual Retirement Accounts and 401(k)s
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Pensions
Privatizing Social Security
Raising Retirement Age & Reducing Payment Levels
Retired Workers
Retirement Security
Seniors & Aging of Population
Social Security
Social Security Long Term Viability
Social Security Means Testing
Social Security Trust Fund
Tax on Social Security Benefits
Sex & Sexuality
Boy and Girl Scouts
Equal Rights Amendment
Gender Equality
Internet Pornography
LGBT
Obscenity Laws
Same Sex Marriage
Sex Crimes & Offenders
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
Taxes
2001 Tax Cuts
Business Tax Breaks and Incentives
Business Tax Credits
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Child Tax Credit
Corporate & Business Taxes
Corporate Tax Breaks & Loopholes
Education Tax Credits
Extending the Bush Tax Cuts
Flat Tax
Health Care Tax Credits
Income Tax on Seniors
Income Taxes
Marriage Penalty
National Sales Tax
Offshore Tax Shelters
Property Taxes
R&D Tax Credit
Tax Proposals
Tax Reform
Taxes
Taxes on Interest, Dividends, and Capital Gains
Tax-Free Savings Accounts
Taxing the Wealthiest
Value-Added Tax
Values, Religion, Family, Patriotism & Public Service
American Values
Boy and Girl Scouts
Burning the Flag
Child Support
Faith-based Initiative Funding
Family
Family Values
Mandate Public Service
National Service and AmeriCorps
Public Service, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps
Religion
Tolerance & Political Correctness
Values
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