L Keep abortion as it is presently. Safe, legal, and rare. Keep partial-birth abortion legal. Significantly increase funding to Planned Parenthood.
CL: The business of America is business. But we need unions and laws to protect workers.
L Support a pro-labor tariff, but avoid any bellicose diplomacy that could exacerbate the problem. Take diplomatic steps with regard to human rights.
C Washington, D.C. is corrupt. We need better oversight and reform.
CL: COVID-19 is a major concern. Limited opening as conditions improve. Slowly open back up as conditions improve but listen to the science on the coronavirus. Coordinate with governors to achieve what is practically a national mask mandate.
CR: Only loosen the embargo if Cuba actually starts moving in the direction of Capitalism, and Democracy.
CL: The people of D.C deserve at least representation in the House of Representatives.
CL Reorganize the armed forces to deal with modern threats. Fewer ground troops, more drones and airstrikes.
CL Obama created the conditions for strong economic growth, but Trump is about to blow it. Even so, the economy isn't doing well for many, and we need new leadership to get it working for everyone.
L No school vouchers, large increase to federal funding. Modernize school system with more after-school programs. Reduce university tuition costs significantly.
CL Expand the House in order to make both the Congress and the Electoral College more proportional. Overturn Citizens United which gives too much power to corporations. Automatic voter registration. Election Day a national holiday. Fight discriminatory voter ID laws. Statehood for Washington, D.C. Voter-verified paper audit trail.
CL 50% of electricity from clean energy sources within a decade. Subsidize renewables and end oil company subsidies. Cut oil use significantly by 2025. New legislation to limit off-shore drilling.
CL We need to leave a healthy environment for our children. Work to reduce emissions and harmful toxins. Return to Paris Accord.
CL Protect workers over profits. Free trade must include labour and environmental conditions.
CL Focus on real priorities. More funds for military and social programs.
C Responsible gun ownership is fine. Increase age limits to purchase guns, expand ability to seize guns from dangerous individuals.
CL Keep Obamacare - it is much better than what came before it. Consider expanding public coverage.
CL: We must defend ourselves only if attacked. Increase some security, funding for natural disasters. Oppose Patriot Act. Government surveillance is needed. Require the government to obtain warrants in those cases.
CL Legal immigration is great. Zero-tolerance is immoral. Dreamers make our communities stronger - pass long-term legislation for DACA. Support guest-worker program for illegals and amnesty.
L: Encourage Israel to work towards a "grand bargain" with the Palestinians and hostile Arab states. A two-state solution is needed.
CL: Cancel in-progress pipeline projects such as the Keystone Pipeline in order to reduce emissions and provide incentives for growth in other sectors.
L Pass more anti-discrimination laws for LGBT citizens. Celebrate accomplishments of the transgender community! Protect Transgender soldiers!
CL For humanitarian causes or if we are attacked.
CL Raise the federal minimum wage to $12 an hour, $15 over time.
CL: What we did to the Natives was awful. The government should do something to counter act the lingering side effects of our history of anti-Native policy.
CL: The Akaka Bill will provide Native Hawaiians at least all the same federal benefits that Native Americans have. It is the right thing to do after we overthrew the Hawaiian Kingdom in 1893.
CL Diplomacy and economic sanctions should make North Korea see things our way. War is not necessary, but no cozying up to dictators!
L Put an end to subsidies to Oil, make Oil companies pay for their damages because of offshore drilling!
CL Although we would like to be bi-partisan, the Right isn't exactly very welcoming.
CL The people of Puerto Rico support statehood. It is time to give them that. They deserve representation in the House and in the Senate.
L We need to work to prevent police brutality, to bring about change in our institutions, and to properly address injustices in the Criminal Justice System.
Role of Government
CL Government is not inherently a good or bad thing, but plays an important role in society.
L The US needs to be putting its trust in the international community, and in working through the UN to control and penalize Russia. We can neither let Russia slide for its actions, or launch ourselves illegally onto the scene.
CL Based on the Special Counsel's findings, it's time for the House to continue investigations - Trump is probably guilty of collusion and obstruction. Russia is a corrupt regime, and a major foe.
CL No to any private investment, increase funding.
L Forgive student loans after 10 years of income-based repayment. Pass legislation to make college affordable.
Supreme Court Nominations
CL Replace existing justices with liberal-leaning swing judges.
CL Raise taxes on the rich, reduce taxes on the middle class, and reform the corporate tax system (eliminate loopholes).
L Move towards impeachment or removal of Trump because of Russia collusion or possible financial crimes. Investigate Trump on every avenue possible.
CL Labor Unions provide job security and allow workers to collectively better themselves and be paid a fair wage.
CL Gradually phase out Venezuelan sanctions until Maduro steps down.
CL Reinstate Glass-Steagle.
War on Drugs
L Legalize soft drugs, and consider the legalization of other drugs - decrease spending on Drug War.
War on Terrorism
CL A renewed focus on multilateral foreign policy aimed at engaging terrorism as a police issue. Protect civil liberties.