Republican

Background

Experience

U.S. Senator 2003-present, former U.S. Representative, U.S. Air Force lawyer, U.S. Air Force Reserves

Family
Single; Children: 0
Education
BA, University of South Carolina, SC.
JD, University of South Carolina, SC.
Home Address
PO Box 2732
Columbia, SC 29202

POSITION ON ISSUES

These issue positions are derived from the annual Citizens Count issue surveys or candidate websites, social media posts, media interviews, voting records, and other sources.

Crime and Public Safety

Should the federal government expand background checks for firearms sales?
How should the U.S. approach Iran?
Should the government pursue more opportunities to produce fossil fuels?
Should the federal government increase spending on defense?
How should the U.S. combat the Islamic State?
Should NH keep the death penalty?
Should the NSA continue its bulk data collection programs for U.S. citizens?
Should the government enforce federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should the federal government raise the minimum wage?
Should the federal government increase funding for transportation infrastructure, such as road repair and highway expansion?
Should the federal government increase support for scientific research and development?
Should the federal government increase spending on defense?
Should the federal government privatize some or all of Social Security?
Should higher income brackets pay more in federal taxes than they currently do?
Should the federal government reform Social Security by requiring means testing?
Should the federal government reform Social Security by raising the retirement age?
Should NH support federal earmarks for state projects?
Should the U.S. join the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)?
Should the government compel corporations to pay more in federal taxes, for example by closing “loopholes?”
Should the federal government institute a flat income tax for all income brackets while eliminating many deductions?
Should the U.S. Constitution have a Balanced Budget Amendment?

Education

Should the federal government allow student loan payments to be reduced based on income?
Should NH continue to base statewide assessments on Common Core standards?

Energy and Environment

Should the government do more to combat climate change, for example by restricting emissions, taxing carbon, or providing incentives to develop clean energy?

Health Care

Should NH limit access to abortion?
Should the federal government provide health care and/or insurance to every citizen?
Should the federal government repeal the Affordable Care Act/”Obamacare” entirely and start again?
Should the federal government increase private sector involvement in veterans' health care?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should businesses that provide insurance be required to cover contraception?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

Politics and Political Process

Should NH support federal earmarks for state projects?
Should voters be required to present ID at the polls?

Recreation and Transportation

Should the federal government increase funding for transportation infrastructure, such as road repair and highway expansion?

Social Issues

Should NH repeal same-sex marriage?
Should NH limit access to abortion?
Should there be a path to citizenship for some illegal/undocumented immigrants?
Generally speaking, should the federal government give states more control over welfare/entitlement spending through block grants?
Should the federal government increase private sector involvement in veterans' health care?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should businesses that provide insurance be required to cover contraception?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
Should the government enforce federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana?

VOTING RECORD

This candidate did not hold office as a legislator in the most recent session, and therefore does not have a voting record available.

Campaign Finances

 

Individual Contributions: 62% ($3,484,608)
PAC Contributions: 1% ($74,250)
Candidate self-financing: 0% ($0)
Other: 37% ($2,090,618)

Campaign Finances

Candidate Raised: $5,649,476    

 

Individual Contributions: 62% ($3,484,608)
PAC Contributions: 1% ($74,250)
Candidate self-financing: 0% ($0)
Other: 37% ($2,090,618)

Candidate Spent: $5,506,894    
     
Outside Spent FOR: $3,472,321    
Outside Spent AGAINST: $1,830    

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