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November 6, 2012 Vermont General Election

Candidates for US Senator, Vermont

Peter Diamondstone - LU
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Cris Ericson - I
Laurel Laframboise - I
John MacGovern - R
Peter Moss - U
Bernie Sanders - D
►Websiteberniesanders.com
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Abortion, Pro-Life & Genetic Engineering
Planned Parenthood & Family Planning
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Women's Reproductive Health
Banks & Finance
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Glass-Steagall Act
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Wall Street
Redlining Loans
Civil, Religious, Gay & Human Rights
African Americans
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Sexual Orientation Discrimination
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Death Penalty
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
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Criminalization of Poverty
Cash Bail
Equal Justice
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Youth and Gang Crime
Private Prisons
Energy
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Environment
Carbon Tax
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Global Environmental Standards
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Keystone Pipeline
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Iran
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ISIS
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Puerto Rico and US Territories
Radical Islam
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Refugee Crisis
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Money and Special Interests
Native Americans US Treaties
Partisan Gridlock
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Sexual Misconduct of Politicians
Post Office & Postal Banking
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Voter Suppression
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Ban on Bump Stocks & Assault Weapons
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National Rifle Association (NRA)
Gun Background Checks
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Medicare
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Homeland Security, Immigration, Border Security & Terrorism
Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants
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Immigrants, Refugees, & Asylum Seekers
National Security
National Security Agency (NSA) & Citizen Surveillance
Radical Islam
Terrorist Attacks
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE)
Immigrant Agriculture Workers
Housing & Communities
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Rural America
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Internet
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Media Violence, Sex & Indecency
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Bail Outs of Banks, Financial & Auto Corps
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Foreign Job Outsourcing
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Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Income Inequality
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Paid Maternity, Family & Medical Leave
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Universal Jobs Guarantee
Currency Manipulation
Farm Policies
Massive Agribusines
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Rural Economy
Labor, Wages & Unions
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Income Inequality
Labor
Minimum Wage
Paid Maternity, Family & Medical Leave
Right-To-Work
Unions and Collective Bargaining
Wage Discrimination
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Women Workplace Violence
Working Class
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Illegal Drugs
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Military, National Defense & Veterans
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ISIS
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Veterans' Beneifts
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Minorities
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Native Americans & Indigenous People
Native Americans US Treaties
Poverty, Welfare & Hunger
Rural Poverty
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Private Schools Vouchers and Funding
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School Desegregation
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President Trump’s 2017 Tax Cuts
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