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November 2004 General Election

Candidates for U.S. Representative District 9, Washington

Paul J. Lord - R
Robert F. (Rob) Losey - G
Adam Smith - D
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General Philosophy
Personal and Family
Professional Experience
Civic Involvement
Political Experience
Religious Affiliation
Accomplishments and Awards
Educational Background
Military Service
Abortion, Pro-Life & Genetic Engineering
Partial-birth Abortions
Pro-Life v. Pro-Choice
Roe v. Wade
Banks & Finance
Banks too Big to Fail
Civil, Religious, Gay & Human Rights
Civil Rights
Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Hate Crimes Legislation
Homosexuality Choice or Chance
Roe v. Wade
Same Sex Marriage
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
USA Patriot Act
Courts, Laws & Justice
Activist Judges
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Judicial Discretion & Mandatory Sentencing
Crime, Police & Imprisonment
Hate Crimes Legislation
Gas Prices & Gas Taxes
Renewable Energy & Fuels
Clean Water Act of 1977
Global Environmental Standards
Land, Rivers and Lakes
National Forests and Healthy Forests Initiative
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Federal Budget
Fiscal Policy
Presidential Line-item Veto
Foreign Policy
Deadline for US Pullout
Foreign Policy
Iran Nuclear Deal
Loss of American Lives in Iraq
Middle East
Recognition of a Palestinian State
Government, Elections & Politics
527 Stealth & Super PACs
Campaign Spending Limits
Government Efficiency
Money and Special Interests
Public Funding of Political Campaigns
Soft-money Political Contributions
Supreme Court Term Limits
US House and Senate Term Limits
Gun & Property Rights
Ban on Bump Stocks & Assault Weapons
Gun Legislation
Health & Medical
Cigarettes Drug & Alcohol Advertising
Generic Drugs
Health & Medical
Health and Medical Insurance
Medical Malpractice Reform
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program
Patient's Bill of Rights
Prescription Drugs
Reducing Health Care Costs
Homeland Security, Immigration, Border Security & Terrorism
9/11 Commission Recommendations
Border Security & Border Patrol
Domestic Intelligence & Agencies
Illegal Immigration and Reform
Local First Responders
National Security
War on Terror
Housing & Communities
Infrastructure & Transportation
Internet, Media, Technology, Science & Space
Research and Development
Jobs, Economy, Trade, Business, Industry & Agriculture
Economic Stimulus
Farm Subsidies & Supports
Small Businesses
Trade Barriers to US Goods
Labor, Wages & Unions
Minimum Wage
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA)
Worker Rights and Benefits
Working Class
Marijuana, Illegal Drugs, Alcohol, Cigarettes, Gambling & Prostitution
Medical Use of Marijuana
Recreational Marijuana
Military, National Defense & Veterans
Defense and Military Budget
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
Poverty, Welfare & Hunger
Schools & Education
Education Tax Credits
Head Start
Higher Education
Local Control Over Education
No Child Left Behind
Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance in Schools
Private Schools Vouchers and Funding
Sex and Birth Control Education
Special Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
Teacher Standards
Teacher Tenure
Seniors, Social Security, Medicare, Pensions
Privatizing Social Security
Raising Retirement Age & Reducing Payment Levels
Seniors & Aging of Population
Social Security
Social Security Long Term Viability
Sex & Sexuality
Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships
Homosexuality Choice or Chance
Same Sex Marriage
Sex and Birth Control Education
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
2001 Tax Cuts
Business Tax Breaks and Incentives
Corporate & Business Taxes
Corporate Tax Breaks & Loopholes
Education Tax Credits
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