Compare the Candidates – Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 4, 2008 Michigan General Election

Candidates for U.S. Senate, Michigan

Carl Levin - D
Websitewww.carllevin.com
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Jack Hoogendyk - R
Websitehouse.michigan.gov/rep.asp?dist=061
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Carl Levin
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
Immigration
Securing Our Borders
Trade
Unfair Trade Practices
World Trade Organization / General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (WTO/GATT)
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy
National Security & Terrorism
National Security
Making Our Homeland More Secure
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Intelligence
Domestic Intelligence Agencies
Local First Responders
Air Security
Hazardous Materials Security
Government
Regulations
Government Reform
Citizen Participation
U.S. Postal Service
Elections & Politics
Election Reform
Campaign Finance Reform
Soft-money Political Contributions
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Abortion
Legality of Abortion - Roe v. Wade
Life Beginning at Conception
Access to Contraception
Foreign Policy
Nuclear Weapons & Non-Proliferation Treaty
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Iraq
Iraq Policy
Iraq Reconstruction
Iraq Political Progress
Military & Defense
Military
Missile Defense System
Defense and Military Budget
Department of Defense and Pentagon
Military Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC Commission)
Jobs
Government Subsidized Jobs
Guns
Guns
Gun Control Legislation
Renewal of Ban on Assault Weapons Purchases
High Capacity Magazines, Gun Locks and Ammunition
Economy
Economy
America's Infrastructure
Business
Business
Small Business
Wall Street
Business Tax Incentives
Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Executive Compensation
Decline in Manufacturing
Labor Wages & Unions
Wages
Minimum Wage
Taxes
Taxes
Tax Code
Offshore Tax Havens and Bank Accounts
Taxes Policy
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
2001 Tax Cuts
Tax Credits for College
Corporate Tax Loopholes
Education
Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
Public Schools K-12
Improving Education
Department of Education
Federal Funding of Private Schools
No Child Left Behind Act Federal Funding Level
Special Education
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Illegal Drugs
Environment
Environment
Clean Water Act and Water Quality
Toxic Waste
National Parks
Land, Rivers and Lakes
Invasive Species
Recycling and Trash
Medical Insurance
Medicare
Crime
Crime, a General Statement
Hate Crime
Corporate Crime
Non-Violent Crime
Corporate Fraud
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care
Improving Health & Medical Care
Drug Addiction
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy
Gas Prices
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Fuel Efficiency & Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards
Renewable Fuels, Biofuels and Ethanol
Hydrogen Cell Fuel Initiative
Department of Energy
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Strategic Energy Fund
Gas & Oil, a General Statement
Hybrid & All Electric Cars
Values, Religion & Family
Child Care
Foster Care
Adoption
Transportation
Transportation, a General Statement
Infrastructure
Amtrak
Highways
Rail
Bikes and Pedestrians
Veterans
Veterans, a General Statement
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Homes
Housing, a General Statement
Affordable Housing
Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs, a General Statement
Medicare Prescription Drug Plans
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Importing Prescription Drugs from Canada
Medicare Beneficiaries without Prescription-drug Coverage
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security
Privatizing Social Security
Social Security Trust Fund
Consumers
Consumers, a General Statement
Credit Card Company Practices
Science, Technology & Space
Innovation
Food & Agriculture
Food
Agriculture
Protecting Food Safety
Family Farm

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