Compare the Candidates
Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 2006 Vermont General Election

Candidates for U.S. Senate, Vermont

Bernie Sanders - D
►WebsiteBERNIESANDERS.COM
82
Peter Diamondstone - LU
►Websitelibertyunionparty.org
89
Cris Ericson - I
Craig Hill - G
Peter Moss - U
Rich Tarrant - R
►Websitewww.tarrant06.com/
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Bernie Sanders
Cris Ericson
Biographical
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
Opinions of Other Candidates
Endorsments, Voting, Elections, Politics & Government
Safe & Fair Elections
Voting and Election Reform
Women in Politics
Voter Suppression
Trump's Impeachment & Exoneration
Electoral College
Voting Rights for X-Felons
Government Corruption and Ethics
Campaign Contributions, Limits & Citizens United Case
Voting Rights
Money and Special Interests
Winning the Election
Trump
527 Stealth & Super PACs
Campaign Finance Reform
Partisan Gridlock
Voter Registration
Public Funding of Political Campaigns
False Online Information & Fake News
Native Americans US Treaties
Post Office & Postal Banking
Campaign Spending Limits
Sexual Misconduct of Politicians
Democratic Socialism
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
Israel, Hamas and Palestinian Conflict
Israel
Gaza
China
Russia
Ukraine
Iran
Iran Nuclear Deal & Sanctions
Afghanistan
State Department & Diplomacy
Iraq
Middle East
Saudi Arabia
Syria
Refugee Crisis
Commander in Chief
ISIS
Overseas Interventions
Promotion of Democracy Around World
Radical Islam
Turkey and Kurds
Jobs, Economy, Trade, Business, Industry & Agriculture
Economy
Jobs
Business
Small Businesses
Agriculture
Trade
Infrastructure
Farm Subsidies & Supports
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Tariffs & Trade with China
Paid Maternity, Family & Medical Leave
Income Inequality
Trade Agreements
Family Farm
Bail Outs of Banks, Financial & Auto Corps
Globalism & Nationalism
Middle Class & Its Decline
North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Capitalism
Trade Deficit
Department of Agriculture
Green Economy
Big Tech Companies & Antitrust
Farm Policies
US - Mexico Trade Agreement
Green Jobs & Manufacturing
Factory Farms
Oursourcing of Jobs
Rural Economy
Green Farming
Massive Agribusiness
Universal Jobs Guarantee
Currency Manipulation
Sexual Assault
Seed Corporations
Crime, Police & Imprisonment
Crime & Prevention
Police Reform
Death Penalty
Private Prisons
Human Rights
Youth and Gang Crime
Domestic Violence
Housing & Communities
Affordable Housing / Rentals & Supports
Rural America
Low Income and Public Housing & Assistance
Redlining Housing & Loans
Labor, Wages & Unions
Minimum Wage
Unions and Collective Bargaining
Paid Maternity, Family & Medical Leave
Income Inequality
Wages
Working Class
Wage Discrimination
Labor
Women Workplace Violence
Right-To-Work
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Health & Medical
Medicare
Universal Medical Care & Insurance
Healthcare as a Right
Health & Medical Reform
Prescription Drugs
Rural Health Care
Health and Medical Insurance
Women's Health & Reproduction
Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Mental Health
Mental Health Mass Shootings
Reducing Health Care Costs
Drug Price-Gouging
Pharmaceutical Companies
Differences of Other Candidates on Healthcare
Medicaid
Generic Drugs
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program
Long-Term Care
Caregivers
COVID Pandemic
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Wellness Promotion
Universal Free Schools Meals
Elderly's Health & Abuse
Medical Research
Private Insurance
Education & Schools
Education
Higher Education & College Costs
Private Schools Vouchers and Funding
Charter and Magnet Schools
Pre-School and Early Childhood Education
Student Debt & Forgiveness
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
Teacher Pay
Public Schools K-12
No Child Left Behind
Common Core Education
Student Standards and Testing
Special Education
Historically Black Colleges
Free College Tuition
School Desegregation
Teacher Tenure
Work-Study Program
Minority-Serving Colleges and Universities
Rural Education
Universal Free Schools Meals
Education Funding
Environment & Climate Change
Environment
Climate Change & Global Warming
Green New Deal
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) & Regulation
Carbon Tax
Offshore Drilling
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
Clean Water Act of 1977
Global Environmental Standards
Oil Industry
Keystone Pipeline
Oil and Gas Subsidies
Oil & Gas Leases on Federal Land
Environmental Justice
EPA Superfund
Rural Environment
Agricultural Impact on Climate Change
Single Use Plastics
Green Economy
Green Energy
Green Farming
Green Jobs & Manufacturing
Abortion, Pro-Life & Genetic Engineering
Abortion(Pro-Choice) v Pro-Life
Planned Parenthood & Family Planning
Roe v. Wade
Contraception
Abortion Federal Funding
Violence Against Women Act
Adoption and Foster Care
Out-of-State Abortions
Poverty, Welfare & Hunger
Poor Children
Senior Poverty
Low Income and Public Housing & Assistance
Rural Poverty
Courts, Laws & Justice
Criminal Justice System, Reform & Disparity
Death Penalty
Burning the Flag
Judicial Discretion & Mandatory Minimum Sentencing
Cash Bail
Criminalization of Poverty
Equal Justice
Crack v Powder Cocaine Disparity
Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Banks & Finance
Banks
Glass-Steagall Act
Federal Reserve
Financial Crisis
Financial Industry Regulation
Big Banks & Too Big to Fail
Wall Street
Redlining Housing & Loans
Credit And Banking
Payday Loans & Predatory Lending
Civil, Religious, LGBTQ & Human Rights
Racism & Race Relations
Civil Rights
LGBTQ+
Burning the Flag
Native Americans & Indigenous People
African Americans
Persons with Disabilities
Roe v. Wade
African American Reparations
Same Sex Marriage
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Gays Serving in the Military
Equal Rights Amendment
Same Sex Adoptions
Native American Rights
Racial Discrimination & Disparities
Cruelty to Animals
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
USA Patriot Act
Military Transgender Ban Reinstatement
Human Rights
Native American Funding
Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Gender Equality
Values, Religion, Family, Patriotism & Public Service
Burning the Flag
Planned Parenthood & Family Planning
Religion
Family
Child Care
Cruelty to Animals
American Values
Family Values
Adoption and Foster Care
Marijuana, Illegal Drugs, Alcohol, Cigarettes, Gambling & Prostitution
Marijuana
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
Gun Background Checks
Mental Health Mass Shootings
National Rifle Association (NRA)
High Capacity Amo & Gun Locks
Gun Shows
Gun Straw Purchases
Energy
Energy
Renewable Energy & Fossil Fuels
Fracking and Natural Gas
Nuclear Power
Carbon Tax
Offshore Drilling
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
Green Energy
Oil Industry
Keystone Pipeline
Oil and Gas Subsidies
Oil & Gas Leases on Federal Land
Cap-and-Trade
Immigration, Border Security, Terrorism & Homeland Security
Immigrants, Refugees, & Asylum Seekers
The Wall, Border Security & Border Patrol
Terrorist Attacks
Immigration Policy & Reform
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
National Security
Illegal Immigration Enforcement
Dream Act
Undocumented Immigrants
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Illegal Immigration as a Crime or Felony
Deportation
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE)
War on Terror
Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants
National Security Agency (NSA) & Citizen Surveillance
Radical Islam
Immigrant Agriculture Workers
Infrastructure & Transportation
Transportation
Infrastructure
Technology, Internet, Social Media, Science & Space
Big Tech Companies & Antitrust
TikTok
Internet Neutrality
Rural Internet Access
Internet
Internet Privacy
Voter ID Laws
Media Violence, Sex & Indecency
Media Fake & Bias News
Taxes
Taxes
Taxing the Wealthiest
Corporate & Business Taxes
Income Taxes
Taxes on Interest, Dividends, and Capital Gains
Tax Reform
Corporate Tax Breaks & Loopholes
Financial Institutions & Transaction Tax
Inheritance / Estate Taxes
Offshore Tax Shelters
Military, National Defense & Veterans
Veterans
Military
Wars, Warmaking & Overseas Deployments
Defense and Military Budget
Gays Serving in the Military
Veterans Administration (VA)
Veterans Health Care
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Veterans' Beneifts
Military Families
Defense
ISIS
Drone Strikes
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
Seniors, Social Security, Medicare, Pensions
Social Security
Seniors & Aging of Population
Social Security Reform
Pensions
Retirement Security
Social Security Long Term Viability
Privatizing Social Security
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Debt, Deficit Spending & Limits
Fiscal Policy
Federal Budget
Minorities
Racism & Race Relations
Racial Discrimination & Disparities
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
African Americans
Native Americans & Indigenous People
African American Reparations
Native American Rights
Native Americans US Treaties
Minority-Serving Colleges and Universities
Wage Discrimination
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Sex & Sexuality
LGBTQ+
Same Sex Marriage
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Equal Rights Amendment
Same Sex Adoptions
Gender Equality
Sexual Harassment
Consumers & Food
Food
Financial Consumer Protection
Credit Agencies
Meat Production
Credit Cards
Domestic Food Security
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