CR Some restrictions on abortion. Allow abortions in cases of rape, incest, or life of the mother. Ban partial birth abortions. Defund Planned Parenthood.
C: The interests of business, employees, and consumers need to be balanced.
FL Free Tibet! Use the international community to compel China to adhere to human rights!
CL Republicans are more corrupt than Democrats.
CR: COVID-19 is blown out of proportion. End the lockdowns in phases and encourage social distancing. Have to look at societal health, not just the coronavirus. Lockdowns tend to hurt more than they help. Masks in certain situations. Open schools except in hot spots. Focus going forward on free market innovation for therapeutics and vaccines.
CL: It is an unfortunate reality that Communism is here to stay. The sanctions are hurting the people of Cuban, more than they hurt the government, so we should lift them.
FL:Elevate D.C to statehood status immediately, and place the federal buildings under the State of Columbia's jurisdiction! No taxation without representation!
L The armed forces are using too great a percentage of the budget. Cut budget while innovating.
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.
C Support public school system but allow room for vouchers. Modest reductions in university costs.
FL Power to the people - popular vote for President, proportional House, get rid of the Senate! Lower the voting age to 16, and allow non-citizens to vote!
L Global warming catastrophe will happen if we don't take massive action now! Green New Deal to transform the economy in 12 years - 100% of power through clean energy sources, overhaul transportation to zero-emission cars and rail! Absolutely no off-shore drilling, anywhere!
FL The environment should be our first national priority. Paris Accord isn't nearly enough. Expand National Park System. Large government programs and regulations.
C Free-but-fair trade. Consider new free trade deals carefully, and create incentives to keep jobs in America.
L Increase government spending on social programs, a deficit is acceptable for longer term gain such as the Green New Deal.
CR We should be wary of gun control. Increase security and training. The Second Amendment protects the right to bear arms.
L Our healthcare system is broken, with the focus on insurers and drug companies making profits instead of Americans being healthy. Move towards single-payer, public healthcare, like it is in much of the rest of the first world.
L: If we were more respectful to other nations, they would respect us in return. Reduce security measures and funding. Dramatically decrease electronic surveillance of American citizens. Always require a warrant.
C Enforce existing rules, no wall, path to normalization for most illegal immigrants already here.
Center: Support Israel's right to exist. Provide foreign aid and develop contingency plans to support them militarily.
L: Stop the construction of the Keystone Pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline and invest heavily in clean energy production.
C Only if we or our allies are attacked should we retaliate. Lean towards airstrikes only or drone warfare. War is okay to stop ethnic cleansing.
CL Raise the federal minimum wage to $12 an hour, $15 over time.
C Leave federal minimum wage where it is, but support state efforts to raise it
CR Be skeptical of minimum wage legislation, as it tends to cause the elimination of low-wage positions and reduce upward mobility.
R Minimum wage laws don't work very well. Lower the federal minimum wage, and trust the free market to generate high-paying jobs.
FR Abolish the minimum wage! The free market will determine what the proper wages should be, no politicians in Washington!
Center: Native Americans didn't deserve to be treated like they were. That said, is this really the most important issue in the modern age?
Center: The Akaka Bill must be considered by Congress in order to make right by our past.
C Keep diplomatic channels open and use economic sanctions. Go to war as a last resort.
FL: Remove all instances of offshore drilling in America's domain immediately!
CL Although we would like to be bi-partisan, the Right isn't exactly very welcoming.
C The people of Puerto Rico have the right to the political status of their choice, obtained through a fair, neutral, and democratic process of self-determination, wither it be statehood or independence. Congress should act upon their decision.
C We need to open a discussion on race by bringing all sides, from BLM activists to police officers, to the table to work through the issues plaguing our nation through pragmatic means.
Role of Government
C The Government needs to be more efficient, but is otherwise fine.R The smaller and less activist the Government, the better the country. Local control when possible.
C Open a dialogue between ourselves, Russia, Europe, and the UN in an attempt to find pragmatic solutions to contain Russia.
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.
CR Remove current forgiveness policies, but consider national service or other work-based alternatives as a way for forgiving loans.
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).
CL Continue investigations of Trump in the House, but be careful. Possible impeachment.
C Labor demands must be balanced with business concerns.
C Maintain sanctions until Maduro steps down.
CL Reinstate Glass-Steagle.
War on Drugs
FL Legalize all drugs, except psychotics - end the expensive and unwinnable Drug War.
War on Terrorism
L We should develop an antiterror strategy with the United Nations to stop economic and social injustice.