Compare the Candidates
Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 4, 2008 Nevada General Election

Candidates for U.S. President & Vice President, U.S. President

Chuck Baldwin - REF
Darrell Castle - CON
Bob Barr - L
Wayne Allen Root - L
John McCain - R
Sarah Palin - R
Cynthia Mckinney - G
Rosa Clemente - G
Ralph Nader - I
Matt Gonzalez - I
Barack Obama - D
Joe Biden - D
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Barack Obama / Joe Biden
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Goals If Elected
Achievements If Elected
Areas to Concentrate On
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Medical Marijuana
Recreational Marijuana
Illegal Drugs
War on Drugs
Punishments for Drug Crimes
Drug Rehabilitation
Doping in Sports
Illegal Immigration and Reform
Illegal Immigration Amnesty
Border Security
Securing Our Borders
Social Services to Illegal Immigrants
English as the Official National Language
E-Verify System
Undocumented Immigrants Impact on US Economy
Federal Enforcement of Immigration Laws
State Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws
Guest Worker Program
Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants
Immigration Application Fees
Driver's Licenses to Illegals
Employers Who Hire Illegals
Criminalize Assistance to Illegal Immigrants
H-1B Program
Immigrant Troops
Undocumented Immigrants
Electronic Verification System for Employers
Legal Status for Undocumented Farm Workers
Right to Own Guns - Second Amendment
Gun Control Legislation
Right to Carry a Concealed Handgun
Renewal of Ban on Assault Weapons Purchases
High Capacity Magazines, Gun Locks and Ammunition
National Rifle Association (NRA)
DC Gun Ban
Gun Shows
State Gun Legislation
Gun Manufacturer Law Suits
North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Trade Policy Priorities
Free Market Vision
Global Workers' Rights
Global Environmental Standards
China Currency Manipulation
Barriers to American Goods in Other Countries
Incentives to Move Offshore
Protective Tariffs
Unfair Trade Practices
Fast Track Authority
World Trade Organization / General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (WTO/GATT)
Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)
North American Union
Other Trade Agreements
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Same Sex Marriage
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Civil Unions & Civil Benefits
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
Prohibiting Same Sex Marriage Recognition between States (Defense of Marriage Act)
Homosexuality as a Choice or Genetics
Homosexuality as being Immoral or a Sin
Exposing Children to Gay Couples
Marriage Left Solely to the States
Federal Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Equal Tax Treatment of Same Sex Couples
Domestic Partnerships
Domestic Partner Health Benefits Act
Comparison of Gay Gights Movement with Civil Rights Movement
Legislation for Hate Crimes
Gays Serving in the Military
Civil Rights
Civil Rights
Property Rights vs. Civil Rights
USA Patriot Act
Gender Equality & Women's Issues
Hate Crimes
Human Rights
Persons with Disabilities
National Security Agency (NSA) Electronic Surveillance of US Citizens
Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy
Deficit Spending
Debt Limit
Federal Budget & Debt
Balanced Budget & Constitutional Amendment
Presidential Line-item Veto Power
Spending Limits
Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) Rule for Tax Cuts or New Spending
National Security & Terrorism
National Security
War on Terrorism Policies
War on Terror
Guantanamo Bay Prison (GITMO)
National Security Agency (NSA)
NSA Surveillance of Citizens
Torture of Terrorists
Making Our Homeland More Secure
Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission
Radical Fundamentalism
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
National Guard in the Department of Homeland Security vs. Defense
Domestic Intelligence Agencies
Local First Responders
Air Security
Port Security
Rail Security
Hazardous Materials Security
Spent Nuclear Fuel
Drinking Water Security
Evacuation Preparedness
National Intelligence Estimate Assessment
Trials of Terrorist and Combantant Detainees
Habeas Corpus and Legal Rights for Combatant Detainees
Enemy Combatants
Corruption and Government Ethics
Term Limits for US Representatives and Senators
Special Interests
Government Reform
Government Agencies
Lobbying Reform
Reporting of Lobbyist Contacts
Government Officials Becoming Lobbyists
Executive Branch Employees Accepting Corporate Gifts
Citizen Participation
Availability of Government Information
Live Broadcasts of Agency Deliberations
FEMA and Hurricane Katrina
New Orleans
Elections & Politics
Voting Right of Felons & Ex-Prisoners
Campaign Contribution Limits (Citizens United)
Campaign Spending Limits
Voter Photo ID and Other Requirements
Tea Party Movement
Election Reform
Campaign Finance Reform
Political Expenditures Disclosure
527 'Stealth' PACs
Public Funding of Political Campaigns
Soft-money Political Contributions
Lobbyist Campaign Contributions
Reform of Redistricting (Gerrymandering)
Voting and Election Reform
Voting Machines and Paper Ballots
Equal Ballot Box Access
DC Voting Representation in Congress
Courts, Laws & Justice
Supreme Court
Death Penalty
America's Criminal Justice System
Racial Profiling
Justice Department
Criminals Serving Their Full Terms
Three Strikes Criminal Sentencing Standard
Videotaping Criminal Interrogations
Crack-Powder Sentencing Disparity
Judicial Discretion and Alternative Sentencing
Voting Rights for X-Felons
Activist Judges Legislating from the Bench
Judicial Appointments
Conservative / Liberal Balance on Supreme Court
Federal Judges Confirmation Procedures
Product Liability Reform
Class Action Reform
Bankruptcy Reform
Bankruptcy Means-Testing & Restrictions
American Minorities
Latino Americans
African Americans
Native Americans
Racism and Race Relations
Racial Profiling
National Campaign for Tolerance
Casinos on Native American Reservations
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Legality of Abortion - Roe v. Wade
Pro-Life and Pro-Choice
Stem Cell Research
Parental Notification
Abortion Protesters
Access to Contraception
Partial-birth Abortions
Federal Funding for Abortion
Unborn Victims of Violence Act
Abortion for Rape and Incest
Stem-cell Research for Medical Advancements
Using Embryos in Stem Cell Research
Federal Funding for Stem Cell Research
Human Cloning
Iran, a General Statement
Iran Nuclear Deal
Military Strike
Iran Diplomacy
President Ahmadinejad
Iran's involvement in Iraq
Economic Sanctions Against Iran
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
Refugee Crisis
Nuclear Weapons & Non-Proliferation Treaty
Foreign Aid
North Korea
Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe
China as a Threat
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Embargo of Cuba
Latin America (South & Central)
Sudan & Darfur
Promotion of Democracy Around World
America's Image Abroad
United Nations (UN)
Worldwide HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro
G8 (Group of Eight Countries)
Dubai Ports Administration Purchase
Middle East
Middle East
Israeli and Palestinian Conflict
Palestinian Statehood
Recognition of a Palestinian State
Palestinian West Bank and Gaza
Hizbullah and Hamas
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Timetable for Withdrawal
US Military Presence in Afghanistan
Taliban & Radical Islamic Jihadists
Iraq Policy
Iraq War
Iraq Reconstruction
Iraq Political Progress
Cutting Off War Funding
Federalizing Iraq into Kurd, Shiite and Sunni States
Humanitarian Situation in Iraq
Length of Deployments
Continued US Military Presence in Iraq
Deadline for US Pullout
Troop Surge
Iraq's Role in War on Terror
Loss of American Lives in Iraq
Staying in Iraq for "as long as it takes to do the job"
Iraq Role in Making Americans Safer
Military & Defense
Use of Military Force
Defense Spending
Military Families
Gays in the Military
Missile Defense System
Defense and Military Budget
Military Adequacy
Reducing Military Costs
Re-instituting the Draft
Military Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC Commission)
Reservists and National Guard
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
National Guard / Reserve Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
Paid Sick, Family and Maternity Leave
Working Class
Equal Pay
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Affirmative Action
Workplace Violence Against Women
Family and Medical Leave Act
Workplace Protections
Job Growth
Government Subsidized Jobs
Reward companies that create domestic jobs
Quality of Jobs
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA)
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Workers Benefits
Overtime Rights
Employment Discrimination
Economic Grown and Stimulation
Small Business
Wall Street
Business Tax Incentives
Auto Industry
Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Relationship of Big Business and Government
Executive Compensation
Minority-Owned Businesses
Start-Up Incubators
Antitrust Enforcement
Intellectual Property Protection
Patent System
Labor Wages & Unions
Minimum Wage
Wage Discrimination
Employee Free Choice Act
Davis Bacon Act
Political Activities of Public Union Members
Wage Gap between Men and Women
Organized Labor's Place in America
Permanent Replacement of Strikers
Tax Proposals
Tax Code
Tax Reform
Income Tax Rates
Taxing the the Wealthiest 1%
Corporate Income Taxes
Property Taxes
Estate Taxes (Death / Birth Tax)
Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)
Taxes Policy
Flat Tax
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
Marriage Penalty
Income Tax on Seniors
2001 Tax Cuts
Tax Credits for College
Tax Credits for Health Care
Child Tax Credit
Tax-Free Savings Accounts
Business Tax Credits
Corporate Tax Loopholes
Oil Company Tax Breaks
Higher Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
Sex Education and Birth Control Options
Evolution and Intelligent Design Education
Religion in Public Schools
Public Schools K-12
Private School Vouchers
Charter Schools
School Safety
Standardized Testing
Teacher Tenure
Improving Education
Education Tax Credits
Teacher Unions
Head Start
High Schools
Adult Education
Community Colleges
Classroom Size
Extended Learning Time
After-School Programs
Parental Involvement
Computers in Schools
Federal Mandates
Federal Funding of Private Schools
No Child Left Behind Act Federal Funding Level
Teacher Pay
Teacher Standards
Student Standards
Education Global Superiority
Junk Food Vending Machines in Public Schools
Education Gap with Other Countries
School Choice
Home Schooling
Special Education
Rural Schools
Summer School
Black-White Achievement Gap
Title IX 'Equal Opportunities for Girls'
Math and Science
Drugs in Schools
Poverty & Welfare
Urban Poverty
Urban Recovery
Rural Poverty
Poor Children
Housing Assistance
Katrina Victims
Faith-based Initiative Funding
Improving the Welfare System
Global Warming, Climate Change
Clean Water Act and Water Quality
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Environmental Regulation
Clean Air Act & Clear Skies Initiative
Clean Air Technologies
Carbon Tax
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
Developing World Greenhouse Emissions
Developing World and Climate Change
Environment Technology for Developing World
Tropical Deforestation
Cap-and-Trade System to Reduce Carbon Emissions
Free Market Incentives
Power Plant Emissions
Kyoto Protocol
U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Toxic Waste
Polluter-Pays Superfund Fees
Interior Department
National Parks
National Forests and Healthy Forests Initiative
National Forest Roadless Area Conservation Act
Land, Rivers and Lakes
Factory Farms
Tropical Rainforests
Invasive Species
Endangered Species
Cruelty to Animals
Recycling and Trash
Internet, Media & Communications
Internet Neutrality
Cyber Security
Taxes on Internet Purchases
High Speed Broadband Deployment
Broadband Access for Rural and Disadvantaged Communities
Internet Crime
Internet Pornography
Internet Sexual Assault of Children
Parental Blocking
Internet Privacy Protections
Rich Poor 'Internet Divide'
E-Science Research
Media, a General Statement
Concentrated of Media Ownership
Wireless Spectrum
Adult-Oriented Commercial Advertising
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance
Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Medicare Vouchers
Universal Medical Care / Insurance
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Limitations
Employers' Medical Insurance
Employers vs Employees As Chief Health Care Buyer
Coverage of Children
State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Free Market Health Care
Health Insurance Purchase Choices
Portable Medical Insurance
State Plans
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
Market-Based Medical Insurance
TRICARE Health Insurance
Medical Insurance Discrimination
Misuse of Health Records
Medicare Reimbursement Formulas
Uniform Billing and Claims
Federal Employee Health Benefit Plan (FEHBP) Buy-In
Federal Reinsurance Medical Pool
Chronic & Catastrophic Illnesses
Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)
Medical Malpractice Reform
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Crime, a General Statement
Police & FBI Agents
Reducing Crime
Neighborhood Crime
Youth and Gang Crime
Hate Crime
Sex-related Crimes
Crimes Against Children
Violence Against Women
Corporate Crime
Non-Violent Crime
Domestic Violence
Corporate Fraud
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care
Mental Health
Improving Health & Medical Care
Reducing Health Care Costs
Disease Prevention
Rural Health Care
Health Information Interchange Network
Quality and Cost Reporting
Biomedical Superiority
Patient's Bill of Rights
Medical Errors
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Medical Research
Public Health Workers
Association Health Plans (AHP)
Children's Health
Women's Health
Elderly's Health
Health Disparities
Lead Poisoning
Mercury Pollution
Bird Flu (Avian Influenza)
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy Independence from Foreign Oil
Oil Drilling
Nuclear Power
Gas Prices
Oil and Gas Subsidies
Oil Company Profits
Canadian Oil (Keystone) Pipeline
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Fuel Efficiency & Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards
Energy Efficiency and Standards
Green Homes and Improvements
Energy Research and Development
Renewable Fuels, Biofuels and Ethanol
Hydrogen Cell Fuel Initiative
Electricity Transmission Grid
Domestic Energy Production
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Strategic Energy Fund
Energy Efficient Government Buildings
Gas & Oil, a General Statement
Developing World Oil Demand
Low Carbon Fuels
Auto Industry
Hybrid & All Electric Cars
Flexible Fuel Vehicles
Values, Religion & Family
Sexual Misconduct of Politicians
Family Values
Church & State - First Amendment
School & Public Prayer
American Values
Tolerance & Political Correctness
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
Religion in Government
A Candidate's Religious Beliefs
Atheists and Agnostics
Faith-Based Volunteer Efforts
Child Care
Foster Care
Child Custody and Support
Child Support Enforcement Budget
Teen Pregnancy
Low-Income First-Time Mothers
Media Violence and Sex
Desecration of Flag Constitutional Amendment
Transportation, a General Statement
Highway Safety
Public Transportation
Bikes and Pedestrians
Veterans, a General Statement
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Retired Veterans Benefits and Health Care
Survivor Benefits
Disabled Veterans Health Care
Homeless Veterans
Vetreran Job Retraining
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Veterans Funding
Disability Claims
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Brain Injuries (TBI)
Agent Orange Related Illness
Walter Reed Army Medical Center Scandal
Veterans Administration (VA)
Veterans' Recognition
Housing, a General Statement
Subprime Mortgage Crisis
Mortgage Lending
Federal Mortgage Regulation
Mortgage Credit
Predatory Lending
Mortgage Bankers Lending Standards
Neighborhoods, a General Statement
Community Development
Community Development Block Grant Program
Affordable Housing
Low Income Housing
Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs, a General Statement
Medicare Prescription Drug Plans
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Importing Prescription Drugs from Canada
Increasing Prescription Drug Competition
Negotiating Pharmaceutical Prices
Bringing Generic Drugs on the Market Sooner
Medicare Beneficiaries without Prescription-drug Coverage
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security
Long Term Viability of Social Security
Privatizing Social Security
Social Security Trust Fund
Raising the Retirement Age or Reducing Payment Levels
Means Testing for Social Security Payments
Pension Reform
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Key Employee Retention Plans
Individual Retirement Accounts
401(k) Plans
Savers' Credit
Other Retirement Improvements
Credit Cards
Consumer Fraud and Protection
Credit Card Bill of Rights
Credit Card Company Practices
Credit Agencies
Insurance Industry
Financial Consumer Protection
Payday Loans
Imported Products' Safety
Consumer Product Safety
Consumer Products Safety Commission
Public Service
Public Service, a General Statement
Mandate Public Service
Enlarged National Service Program
Peace Corps
Science, Technology & Space
Research & Technology
Biodiversity & Biotechnology
Food & Agriculture
Genetically Engineered Food (GMOs)
Family Farm
Farm Bill
Farm Subsidies
Farmer Owned Biofuel Refineries
Farm Crop Supports
Farm Corporation Subsidies
Other Farm Assistance
Alcohol, Cigarettes & Gambling
Alcohol, a General Statement
Lower Drinking Age from 21
Requiring States Set the Legal Drinking Age to 21 to Receive Federal Funds
Gambling, a General Statement
Financial Crisis
Financial Crisis
Bank & Financial Corp Bailouts
Bail Outs of General Motors and Chrysler
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
$700 Billion Troubled Asset Relief Bailout
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Financial Industry Regulation
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