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November 2004 General Election

Candidates for U.S. Senate, Massachusetts

Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy - D
►Websitekennedy.senate.gov
John Kerry - D
►Websitewww.johnkerry.com
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Biographical
General Philosophy
Personal and Family
Professional Experience
Civic Involvement
Political Experience
Religious Affiliation
Accomplishments and Awards
Educational Background
Military Service
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Achievements If Elected
Areas to Concentrate On
On Entering Public Service
Abortion, Pro-Life & Genetic Engineering
Abortion
Partial-birth Abortions
Pro-Life v. Pro-Choice
Roe v. Wade
Stem Cell Research
Stem Cell Research Federal Funding
Banks & Finance
Banks
China Currency Manipulation
Federal Mortgage Regulation
Foreclosures
Mortgages
Payday Loans & Predatory Lending
Civil, Religious, Gay & Human Rights
Affirmative Action
Civil Rights
Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Gays Serving in the Military
Gender Equality
Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes Legislation
Homosexuality Choice or Chance
Human Rights
Roe v. Wade
Same Sex Marriage
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Sexual Orientation Education
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
USA Patriot Act
Consumers & Food
Consumer Product Safety, Fraud and Protection
Credit Cards
Financial Consumer Protection
Food Safety
Courts, Laws & Justice
Activist Judges
Bankruptcy Reform
Criminal Justice System, Reform & Disparity
Death Penalty
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Judicial Appointments & Confirmations
Judicial Discretion & Mandatory Sentencing
Crime, Police & Imprisonment
Crime
Death Penalty
Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes Legislation
Human Rights
Energy
Auto Industry
Cap-and-Trade
Energy
Energy Efficiency Standards
Energy Research and Development
Ethanol & Biofuels
Foreign Oil Energy Independence
Gas Prices & Gas Taxes
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
Hydrogen Cell Fuel Initiative
Nuclear Power
Renewable Energy & Fuels
Environment
Biodiversity & Biotechnology
Clean Air and Water
Clean Water Act of 1977
Endangered Species
Energy Efficiency Standards
Environment
Global Environmental Standards
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
National Forest Roadless Area Conservation Act
National Forests and Healthy Forests Initiative
Toxic Waste
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment
Earmarks
Federal Budget
Fiscal Policy
Presidential Line-item Veto
Foreign Policy
Afghanistan
Africa
America's Image Abroad
Cuba
Cutting Off War Funding
Deadline for US Pullout
Foreign Policy
Iran Nuclear Deal
Iraq
Islam and Muslims
Israel
Israeli and Palestinian Conflict
Loss of American Lives in Iraq
Middle East
North Korea
Nuclear Weapons & Non-Proliferation Treaty
Promotion of Democracy Around World
Recognition of a Palestinian State
Unilateralism
Government, Elections & Politics
527 Stealth & Super PACs
Ballot Measures & Citizen Participation
Campaign Finance Reform
Campaign Spending Limits
DC Voting Representation in Congress
Earmarks
Election Reform
FEMA and Hurricane Katrina
Government Corruption and Ethics
Government Reform
Help America Vote Act of 2002
Lobbying
Money and Special Interests
Public Funding of Political Campaigns
Separation of Church & State
Soft-money Political Contributions
Gun & Property Rights
Ban on Bump Stocks & Assault Weapons
Gun Legislation
Right to Own Guns - Second Amendment
Health & Medical
Autism
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Children's Health
Chronic & Catastrophic Illnesses
Disease Prevention
Free Market Health Care
Generic Drugs
Health
Health & Medical
Health and Medical Insurance
Health Care Tax Credits
HIV/AIDS
Medicaid
Medical Errors
Medical Malpractice Reform
Medical Research
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program
Mental Health
Physicians
Prescription Drugs
Reducing Health Care Costs
Rural Health Care
TRICARE Health Insurance
Universal Medical Care & Insurance
Homeland Security, Immigration, Border Security & Terrorism
9/11 Commission Recommendations
Airport, Air, Rail & Port Security
Border Security & Border Patrol
Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants
Color-Coded Warning System
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Domestic Intelligence & Agencies
Employers Who Hire Illegals
English as Official Language
Evacuation Preparedness
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Homeland Securtiy
Immigration Policy & Reform
Illegal Immigration Enforcement
Immigrants, Refugees, & Asylum Seekers
Local First Responders
National Security
Naturalization Backlog for Immigrants
War on Terror
Water, Hazardous Materials & Bio Terrorism
Housing & Communities
Federal Mortgage Regulation
Foreclosures
Homeownership
Housing
Mortgages
Neighborhoods
Infrastructure & Transportation
Transportation
Internet, Media, Technology, Science & Space
5G & High Speed Broadband Deployment
Innovation
Internet Neutrality
Media Ownership Concentration
Nanotechnologies
Rural Internet Access
Science
Spamming
Jobs, Economy, Trade, Business, Industry & Agriculture
Agriculture
Auto Industry
Business
Businesses Moving Offshore
Country of Origin Labeling
Department of Agriculture
Economy
Family Farm
Farm Subsidies & Supports
Fast Track Authority
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Globalization
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Income Inequality
Independent Workers
Jobs
Paid Maternity, Family & Medical Leave
Small Businesses
Tariffs
Trade
Trade Agreements
Trade Barriers to US Goods
Labor, Wages & Unions
Employee Free Choice Act
Income Inequality
Minimum Wage
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA)
Paid Maternity, Family & Medical Leave
Unions and Collective Bargaining
Wages
Worker Rights and Benefits
Marijuana, Illegal Drugs, Alcohol, Cigarettes, Gambling & Prostitution
Cigarettes and Smoking
Drinking Age
Illegal Drugs
Medical Use of Marijuana
Metamphetamines and Opioids
Recreational Marijuana
Military, National Defense & Veterans
Defense and Military Budget
Gays Serving in the Military
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Military
Military Families
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
National Guard & Reserves
Veterans
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
Minorities
Affirmative Action
Poverty, Welfare & Hunger
Hunger
Low Income and Public Housing & Assistance
Poverty
Rural Poverty
Urban Poverty
Welfare
Schools & Education
Adult Education
After-School, Sports, Art, Music Programs
Charter and Magnet Schools
Computers in Schools
Dropouts
Education
Education Tax Credits
Head Start
High Schools
Higher Education
Math and Science in Schools
No Child Left Behind
Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance in Schools
Pre-School and Early Childhood Education
Private Schools Vouchers and Funding
Sex and Birth Control Education
Sexual Orientation Education
Special Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
Student Standards and Testing
Teacher Pay
Teacher Standards
Teacher Tenure
Textbook Selection
Seniors, Social Security, Medicare, Pensions
Pensions
Privatizing Social Security
Raising Retirement Age & Reducing Payment Levels
Social Security
Social Security Long Term Viability
Social Security Means Testing
Sex & Sexuality
Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships
Gender Equality
Homosexuality as Sin
Homosexuality Choice or Chance
Same Sex Marriage
Sex and Birth Control Education
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
Taxes
2001 Tax Cuts
Business Tax Breaks and Incentives
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Child Tax Credit
Corporate & Business Taxes
Corporate Tax Breaks & Loopholes
Education Tax Credits
Health Care Tax Credits
Income Taxes
Marriage Penalty
Offshore Tax Shelters
Tax Reform
Taxes
Tax-Free Savings Accounts
Values, Religion, Family, Patriotism & Public Service
American Values
Child Care
Child Support
Family
National Service and AmeriCorps
Teen Pregnancy
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