Compare the Candidates
Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 4, 2008 Massachusetts General Election

Candidates for U.S. Senate, Massachusetts

John Kerry - D
Jeffrey K. Beatty - R
Robert J. Underwood - U
General Philosophy
Personal and Family
Professional Experience
Civic Involvement
Political Experience
Religious Affiliation
Accomplishments and Awards
Educational Background
Military Service
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Goals If Elected
Achievements If Elected
Areas to Concentrate On
On Entering Public Service
Endorsments, Voting, Elections, Politics & Government
Government & Democracy
Voting and Election Reform
Money and Special Interests
527 Stealth & Super PACs
Public Funding of Political Campaigns
Campaign Spending Limits
Soft-money Political Contributions
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
Israel, Hamas and Palestinian Conflict
Iran Nuclear Deal & Sanctions
Nuclear Weapons & Non-Proliferation Treaty
North Korea
Middle East
Islam and Muslims
America's Image Abroad
Promotion of Democracy Around World
Recognition of a Palestinian State
Jobs, Economy, Trade, Business, Industry & Agriculture
Farm Subsidies & Supports
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Tariffs & Trade with China
Trade Barriers to US Goods
Businesses Moving Offshore
Crime, Police & Imprisonment
Crime & Prevention
Death Penalty
Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes Legislation
Human Rights
Labor, Wages & Unions
Minimum Wage
Health & Medical
Universal Medical Care & Insurance
Health & Medical Reform
Prescription Drugs
Children's Health, Abuse And Neglect (32)
Rural Health Care
Health and Medical Insurance
Reducing Health Care Costs
Generic Drugs
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Preventive Health Care
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Free Market Health Care
Medical Malpractice Reform
TRICARE Health Insurance
Education & Schools
Higher Education & College Costs
Private Schools Vouchers and Funding
Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance in Schools
Pre-School and Early Childhood Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
No Child Left Behind
Sex and Birth Control Education
Student Standards and Testing
Special Education
Education Tax Credits
Teacher Standards
After-School, Sports, Art, Music Programs
Teacher Tenure
Textbook Selection
High Schools
Head Start
Math and Science in Schools
Environment & Climate Change
Clean Air and Water
Clean Water Act of 1977
Global Environmental Standards
Toxic Waste
Fuel & Energy Efficiency & Standards
National Forests and Healthy Forests Initiative
Biodiversity & Biotechnology
Abortion, Pro-Life & Genetic Engineering
Abortion(Pro-Choice) v Pro-Life
Roe v. Wade
Stem Cell Research
Partial-birth Abortions
Stem Cell Research Federal Funding
Poverty, Welfare & Hunger
Courts, Laws & Justice
Criminal Justice System, Reform & Disparity
Activist Judges
Judicial Appointments & Confirmations
Death Penalty
Judicial Discretion & Mandatory Minimum Sentencing
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Civil, Religious, LGBTQ & Human Rights
Civil Rights
Roe v. Wade
Affirmative Action
Same Sex Marriage
Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes Legislation
Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships
USA Patriot Act
Human Rights
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Values, Religion, Family, Patriotism & Public Service
American Values
National Service and AmeriCorps
Marijuana, Illegal Drugs, Alcohol, Cigarettes, Gambling & Prostitution
Medical Marijuana
Illegal Drugs
Gun & Property Rights
Gun Legislation and Control
Ban on Bump Stocks & Assault Weapons
Right to Own and Cary Guns - Second Amendment
Renewable Energy & Fossil Fuels
Ethanol & Biofuels
Foreign Oil Energy Independence
Gas Prices & Gas Taxes
Fuel & Energy Efficiency & Standards
Energy Research and Development
Hydrogen Cell Fuel Initiative
Immigration, Border Security, Terrorism & Homeland Security
Immigrants, Refugees, & Asylum Seekers
The Wall, Border Security & Border Patrol
Immigration Policy & Reform
Airport, Air, Rail & Port Security
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
National Security
Illegal Immigration Enforcement
Homeland Securtiy
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Naturalization Backlog for Immigrants
War on Terror
Domestic Intelligence & Agencies
Evacuation Preparedness
Water, Hazardous Materials & Bio Terrorism
Technology, Internet, Social Media, Science & Space
Corporate & Business Taxes
Corporate Tax Breaks & Loopholes
Education Tax Credits
Business Tax Breaks and Incentives
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Military, National Defense & Veterans
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Military Families
National Guard & Reserves
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
Seniors, Social Security, Medicare, Pensions
Social Security
Social Security Long Term Viability
Privatizing Social Security
Raising Retirement Age & Reducing Payment Levels
Social Security Means Testing
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy
Federal Budget
Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment
Presidential Line-item Veto
Affirmative Action
Sex & Sexuality
Sex and Birth Control Education
Same Sex Marriage
Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
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