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2016 DEMOCRATS POSITION CHEAT SHEET ECONOMY 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Auto Rescue Voted for the $14 billion auto rescue bill in 2008 (bill did not become law). [Associated Press, 12/12/08] Supported auto rescue as Vice President. Did not vote on the $14 billion auto rescue bill in 2008 (bill did not become law). [Associated Press, 12/12/08] Supported the auto rescue. [Talking Points Memo, 5/7/12] Voted for the $14 billion auto rescue bill in 2008 (bill did not become law). [Associated Press, 12/12/08] Voted for the $14 billion auto rescue bill in 2008 (bill did not become law). [Associated Press, 12/12/08] Minimum Wage Supports raising the minimum wage. [The Hill, 4/30/14] Supports raising the minimum wage. [Weekly Address, White House, 3/29/14] Signed minimum wage increase bill. [Washington Post, 5/5/14] 2012: Introduced bill to raise minimum wage. [WTVR, 7/31/12] Supports raising the minimum wage. [Office of Senator Warren, 1/7/15] Supports raising the minimum wage. [Office of Senator Sanders, 2/12/14] Signed minimum wage increase bill. [Reuters, 7/3/14] ENVIRONMENT 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Ethanol Supported ethanol subsidies during 2008 campaign. [New York Times, 2/28/08] Opposed ethanol subsidies until 2006. [New York Times, 2/28/08] 2007: Supported “capping subsidies and encouraging renewable energy efforts.” [Associated Press, 11/10/07] 2007: Supported research and investment in the “next generation of ethanol.” [Indiana AgriNews, 11/23/07] As governor, announced plans to build ethanol pump stations for vehicle refueling around Maryland. [Baltimore Sun, 8/6/08] Opposes ethanol subsidies and wants to end them. [WHSV, 11/30/10] 2013: Opposed continuation of ethanol subsidies. [Burlington Free Press, 11/15/13] 2011: Voted to end ethanol subsidies. [S.Amdt. 476, S.782, Vote 90, 6/16/11] Keystone Has not officially weighed in on Keystone. [Washington Post, 6/16/14] [Christian Science Monitor, 4/13/15] Has not officially weighed in on Keystone. [Politico, 5/9/13] Opposed Keystone. [Washington Post, 11/17/14] Voted to approve Keystone in 2012 (bill did not become law.) [S. Amdt. 1537 to S. 1813, Vote 34, 3/8/12] Voted against approving Keystone in 2014 (bill did not become law.) [S. 2280, Vote 280, 11/18/14] Voted against approving Keystone in 2014 (bill did not become law.) [S. 2280, Vote 280, 11/18/14] Voted against approving Keystone in 2012 (bill did not Commented [BJ1]: Note: there was an earlier vote where Sanders joined most Democrats in voting against ending ethanol subsidies—apparently that was an amendment from Coburn that Dems just objected to on procedural grounds.  can we add that one as well? Formatted: Default Paragraph Font Commented [LS2]: Lets cite this because it’s newer

become law.) [S. Amdt. 1537 to S. 1813, Vote 34, 3/8/12] RFS Supported raising renewable fuels standard to 60 billion gallons/year by 2030 in 2008 campaign. [Platts Oilgram News, 2/25/08] Voted for the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which expanded the RFS program. [H.R. 6, Vote 226, 6/21/07] Voted against the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which established the RFS program. [H.R. 6, Vote 213, 7/29/05] May have advocated for weakening RFS by slashing amount of ethanol that must be blended into gasoline in 2014. [Reuters, 5/12/14] Voted for the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which expanded the RFS program. [H.R. 6, Vote 226, 6/21/07] Voted against the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which established the RFS program. [H.R. 6, Vote 213, 7/29/05] Supported keeping the RFS. [Des Moines Register, 4/9/15] Urged the EPA to temporarily waive RFS in 2012. [Associated Press, 8/10/12] Urged the EPA to temporarily waive RFS in 2012. [Office of Senator Warner, 8/9/12] Voted for the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which expanded the RFS program. [H.R. 6, Vote 226, 6/21/07] Urged to EPA not to weaken RFS standards in 2014. [Office of Senator Durbin, 1/23/14] Voted for the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which expanded the RFS program. [H.R. 6, Vote 226, 6/21/07] Voted against the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which established the RFS program. [H.R. 6, Vote 213, 7/29/05] Wind Tax Credits “By 2025, I Will Make The Production Tax Credit For Wind And Solar Permanent.” [Speech in Cedar Rapids, IA, Council on Foreign Relations, 11/5/07] Attacked Mitt Romney for wanting to get rid of wind tax credits. [Think Progress, 6/28/12] Supported wind tax credit. [Des Moines Register, 4/9/15] 2012: Voted against the extension of wind tax credit. [S.2204, Vote 63, 3/29/12] 2012: Opposed tax credits for renewable technologies because “government should avoid picking winners and losers.” [Think Progress, 3/30/12] 2012: Voted for the extension of wind tax credit. [S.2204, Vote 63, 3/29/12] Supported extension of wind tax credit. [NewsOK, 11/17/11] Climate Change Under Secretary Clinton, State Department Appointed The First Special Envoy For Climate Change. [State Department, 1/26/09] Secretary Clinton: “I Believe That American Leadership Is Essential To Meeting The Challenges Of Equated denying climate change with denying gravity. [Salon, 3/6/15] O’Malley called international collaboration to confront climate change a “security imperative.” [Washington Post, 3/16/15] Opposed 2009 Copenhagen agreement, citing lack of congressional approval. [Vox, 3/9/15] Believed climate change was manmade and wanted America to lead the world on Climate Change. [Washington Post, 5/1/15] Believed climate change was manmade. [Associated Press, 2/21/14]

The 21st Century…And Chief Among Those Is The Complex, Urgent, And Global Threat Of Climate Change.” [State Department, 1/26/09] Proposed To “Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 80 Percent From 1990 Levels By 2050” As President. [Speech in Cedar Rapids, IA, Council on Foreign Relations, 11/5/07] “The Senate Passed My Legislation To Require The Department Of Defense To Integrate [The Threat From] Global Warming’ Into Our Planning.” [Speech in Cedar Rapids, IA, Council on Foreign Relations, 11/5/07] EPA power plant regulations Appeared to support 2014 EPA power plant regulations. [Washington Post, 12/12/14] Supported 2014 EPA power plant regulations, while acknowledging they would hurt coal jobs. [Daily Caller, 3/11/15] Supported 2014 EPA power plant regulations. [Office of Governor O’Malley, 6/2/14] Appeared to oppose all EPA carbon regulations under the Clean Air Act. [Think Progress, 3/31/11] Supported 2014 EPA power plant regulations. [Office of Senator Sanders, 7/30/14] Supported 2014 EPA power plant regulations. [Office of Governor Chafee, 6/2/14] WOMEN 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Hobby Lobby Opposed SCOTUS Hobby Lobby ruling. [CBS News, 9/19/14] Admitted shortcomings in the ACA’s contraception mandate. [Politico, 3/1/12] Opposed SCOTUS Hobby Lobby ruling. [Baltimore Sun, 6/30/14] Opposed SCOTUS Hobby Lobby ruling. [@elizabethforma, Twitter, 6/30/14] Opposed SCOTUS Hobby Lobby ruling. [Office of Senator Sanders, 6/30/14] Equal Pay Supports Equal Pay. [Correct the Record, accessed 1/22/15] Introduced 2005 and 2007 Paycheck Supports Equal Pay. [C-SPAN, 7/20/10] Supports Equal Pay. [Huffington Post, 6/8/14] Voted for cloture on 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act (bill did not become law.) [S. 3220, Vote 115, 6/5/12] Voted for cloture on 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act (bill did not become law.) [S. 2199, Vote 262, 9/15/14] Voted for cloture on 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act (bill did not become law.) [S. 2199, Vote 262, 9/15/14] Commented [BJ3]: Did not cosponsor Paycheck Fairness Act In 2001, 2003, or 2005.

Fairness Act. [Correct the Record, accessed 1/22/15] VAWA Supports VAWA. [New York Times, 4/2/13] 2005: VAWA Reauthorization passed the Senate by unanimous consent. [H.R. 3402, 12/16/05] Bill Clinton signed original VAWA. [White House, 9/17/12] Sponsored the original VAWA in 1994. Voted for VAWA in 1994. [H.R. 3355, Vote 295, 8/25/94] Supports VAWA. [@GovernorOMalley, Twitter, 2/28/13] Voted for VAWA reauthorization in 2012 (bill did not become law). [S. 1925, Vote 87, 4/26/12] Voted for VAWA reauthorization in 2013. [S. 47, Vote 19, 2/12/13] Voted for VAWA reauthorization in 2013. [S. 47, Vote 19, 2/12/13] 2005: VAWA Reauthorization passed the Senate by unanimous consent. [H.R. 3402, 12/16/05] LGBT 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Marriage Equality Supported marriage equality. [CNN Town Hall, 6/17/14] Supported marriage equality. [Think Progress, 5/6/12] Supported marriage equality, signed into law. [Washington Post, 12/6/12] Said marriage equality is best done state by state. [NBC News, 10/5/14] Supported marriage equality. [Politico, 3/22/12] Supported marriage equality. [Office of Senator Sanders, 5/9/12] Supported marriage equality since 2004. [Lincoln Chafee op-ed, New York Times, 5/1/13] ENDA Co-sponsored ENDA in 2001. [S.1284, 7/31/01] Supported federal nondiscrimination legislation. [Washington Blade, 3/6/15] Co-sponsored ENDA in 2001. [S.1284, 7/31/01] Supported ENDA and as governor, signed Maryland employment nondiscrimination laws. [Huffington Post, 5/28/14] Co-sponsored ENDA in 2010. [S. 1584, 3/10/10] Voted for ENDA in 2013. [S. 815, Vote 229, 11/4/13] Voted for ENDA in 2013. [S. 815, Vote 229, 11/4/13] Co-sponsored ENDA in 2001. [S.1284, 7/31/01] EDUCATION 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Class Size Supports small class sizes. [Philadelphia Inquirer, 10/11/14] 2001: Voted for class-size reduction amendment (bill did not become law). [S.Amdt. 378, H.R. S. Amdt. 358, S.1, Vote Supports small class sizes. [New York Times, 4/27/07] 2001: Voted for class-size reduction amendment (bill did not become law). [S.Amdt. 378, H.R. S. Amdt. 358, S.1, Vote Average class size in Maryland dropped from 22 to 20.1 from 2011-2 to 2012-3. [Maryland State Department of Education, 3/27/14] 2009: Introduced expanding pre-kindergarten programs with a cap of 20 students per class. [S.839, GovTrack, 4/21/09] 2001: Co-sponsored an amendment to 2001: Voted against class-size reduction amendment (bill did not become law). [S.Amdt. 378, H.R. S. Amdt. 358, S.1, Vote 103, 5/15/01] 2000: Voted against Commented [LS4]: Citation? Commented [LS5]: Can we use congress.gov instead? Commented [BJ6]: Couldn't find anything more recent from him

103, 5/15/01] 103, 5/15/01] 2000: Voted for class-size reduction amendment (bill did not become law). [S.Amdt. 3604, H.R. 4577, Vote 148, 6/27/00] reduce class size. [H.R. 1036, Library of Congress, 5/10/01] class-size reduction amendment (bill did not become law). [S.Amdt. 3604, H.R. 4577, Vote 148, 6/27/00] Common Core No stated position. [New York Times, 3/25/15] In 2007, “Introduced Legislation To Create A Voluntary National Curriculum And Standards For Math And Science Education.” [Education Week, 3/3/15] Supported Common Core Standards. [USA Today, 2/26/15] Under O’Malley, Maryland was one of the first states to adopt common core. [CBS, 11/20/14] Under Chafee, Rhode Island began implementing common core. [Deborah Gist, Providence Journal, 2/22/15] Chafee generally distanced himself from the debate over common core. [Brown Daily Herald, 10/18/13] Testing Was “sympathetic that the test regime has become very burdensome in driving the education system.” [New York Times, 3/25/15] 2008: Supported rewarding entire schools, not individual teachers, based on test scores and other metrics. [Education Week, 3/3/15] 2007: Opposed the heavy use of testing under No Child Left Behind. [Education Week, 3/3/15] 2007: Opposed the heavy use of testing under No Child Left Behind. [YouTube, 12/26/07] 2014: Opposed a moratorium on state standardized tests. [Baltimore Sun, 1/14/14] 2010: Proposed broader use of standardized test scores to evaluate teachers. [Washington Post, 2/20/10] Introduced legislation to give states temporary reprieve from federal testing standards. [Washington Post, 3/21/07] 2014: Allowed a moratorium on the use of standardized tests as a graduation requirement in Rhode Island to become law, although he did not sign the bill. [Associated Press, 7/1/14] Support the use of standardized testing but backed down due to General Assembly opposition. [WPRI, 7/22/14] Free Community College Supported free community college plan. [Fusion, 4/14/15] Supported free community college plan. [The White House, YouTube, 4/11/15] Received the Champion For Maryland Community Colleges Award in 2014. [@GovernorOMalley, Twitter, 12/5/14] Supported free community college but thought it should go farther to include two free years of public college. [The Hill, 2/17/15] College affordability 2014: Said more needs to be done to make college more Supported Obama’s efforts to ease student loan Called for using federal aid and student loan policies Voted against Democratic-backed legislation to keep Supported free community college but thought it should 2014: Presided over three consecutive years of tuition

affordable. [Las Vegas Review-Journal, 10/13/14] 2007: Called for student borrower’s bill of rights. [New York Times, 11/24/07] burdens as Vice President. [KABC, 1/23/15] to bring about debt-free college. [Martin O’Malley op-ed, Washington Post, 4/23/15] student loan interest rates from doubling. [Huffington Post, 4/27/15] go farther to include two free years of public college. [The Hill, 2/17/15] freezes at public colleges as Rhode Island governor. [WPRI, 7/22/14] For-profit colleges Criticized for-profit colleges as predatory. [Huffington Post, 4/14/15] Bill Clinton served as an honorary chancellor of a for-profit college. [Bloomberg, 4/24/15] Served as Vice President when the Obama administration sought to curb for-profit college abuses. [White House, 10/30/14] Signed a law curbing for-profit college abuses as governor of Maryland. [S.B. 695, Maryland General Assembly, 5/10/11] Criticized some for-profit colleges for abusive practices towards veterans. [Office of Senator Webb, 3/22/12] Criticized some for-profit colleges for abusive practices towards veterans. [Office of Senator Murphy, 4/24/15] Signed a law requiring for-profit colleges to provide students with refunds and access to academic records before closing. [Providence Journal, 7/24/13] IMMIGRATION 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Arizona Immigration Law Opposed Arizona immigration law. [Fox News, 5/2/10] Opposed Arizona immigration law. [Arizona Republic, 5/2/10] Opposed the Arizona immigration law. [Baltimore Sun, 7/15/10] Opposed the Arizona immigration law. [Elizabeth Warren For Senate, 6/25/12] Opposed the Arizona immigration law. [Go Local Prov, 6/24/10] DREAM Act Supported DREAM Act. [CBS, 10/30/14] 2007: Voted for comprehensive immigration reform. [S. 1639, Vote 235, 6/28/07] Supported DREAM Act as Vice President. 2007: Voted for comprehensive immigration reform. [S. 1639, Vote 235, 6/28/07] Signed Maryland DREAM Act. [WBAL, 5/10/11] 2010: Voted for the DREAM Act (bill did not become law). [New York Times, H.R. 5281, S. 278, 12/18/10] Supports the DREAM Act. [Elizabeth Warren For Senate, 6/25/12] 2010: Voted for the DREAM Act (bill did not become law). [New York Times, H.R. 5281, S. 278, 12/18/10] Supports federal DREAM Act. [Providence Journal, 2/16/11] Comprehensive Immigration Reform & Senate bill specifically 2007: Voted for comprehensive immigration reform. [S. 1639, Vote 235, 6/28/07] 2007: Voted for comprehensive immigration reform. [S. 1639, Vote 235, 6/28/07] Supported comprehensive immigration reform. [Baltimore Sun, 9/11/14] 2007: Voted against comprehensive immigration reform. [S. 1639, Vote 235, 6/28/07] 2013: Voted for comprehensive immigration reform. [S. 744, Vote 167, 6/27/13] 2007: Voted against comprehensive immigration reform. [S. 1639, Vote 235, 6/28/07] 2013: Voted for comprehensive immigration reform. [S. 744, Vote 167, 6/27/13] Supported comprehensive immigration reform. [Providence Journal, 7/18/14] Dorgan amendment 2007: Voted for the Dorgan amendment. [S.Amdt. 1316, S.Amdt. 1150, S.1348, Vote 201, 6/6/07] 2007: Voted for the Dorgan amendment. [S.Amdt. 1316, S.Amdt. 1150, S.1348, Vote 201, 6/6/07] 2007: Voted for the Dorgan amendment. [S.Amdt. 1316, S.Amdt. 1150, S.1348, Vote 201, 6/6/07] 2007: Voted for the Dorgan amendment. [S.Amdt. 1316, S.Amdt. 1150, S.1348, Vote 201, 6/6/07] 2006: Voted for the Dorgan amendment. [S.Amdt. 4095, S. 2611,Vote 150, 5/24/06] Commented [BJ7]: She's expected to announce a specific plan and/or endorse debt-free college, but hasn't yet. Commented [LS8]: Citation? Commented [LS9]: Will you add a little sentence on what the Dorgan amendment is?

2006: Voted for the Dorgan amendment. [S.Amdt. 4095, S. 2611,Vote 150, 5/24/06] 2006: Voted for the Dorgan amendment. [S.Amdt. 4095, S. 2611,Vote 150, 5/24/06] Executive action Supported immigration action. [MSNBC, 11/22/14] Supported immigration action as Vice President. [CNN, 11/26/14] Supported immigration action. [Talking Points Memo, 11/21/14] Believed immigration action was within presidential powers. [Richmond Times-Dispatch, 12/3/14] Supported immigration action. [Press Release, Office of Senator Sanders, 11/20/14] Approach for handling children at the border Supported sending unaccompanied minors back to home countries. [Huffington Post, 6/18/14] Supported sending unaccompanied minors back to home countries. [White House, 6/20/14] Opposed sending unaccompanied minors back to home countries. [Washington Post, 7/16/14] Supported housing children, called crisis a refugee and not an immigration issue. [Ed Show, MSNBC, 7/16/14] Said he would look to place unaccompanied minors in Rhode Island, but was not asked to do so by a federal agency. [Washington Post, 7/23/14] Driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants. Supported driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants. [Huffington Post, 4/16/15] 2007: Opposed driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants without comprehensive immigration reform. [Democratic Primary Debate, 11/15/07] Supported driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants. [@GovernorOMalley, Twitter, 4/17/15] Voted against a bill that sought to crack down on illegal immigrant drivers. [NBC News, 2/10/05] Supported driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants. [Associated Press, 2/4/14] Other Wanted to rein in guest worker program. [New York Times, 5/1/15] FOREIGN POLICY 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Iraq (support for going in/comments on withdrawal) Voted to authorize the invasion of Iraq. [H.J. Res. 114, Vote 237, 10/11/02] Said the invasion of Iraq was a mistake. [Fusion, America with Jorge Ramos, 7/29/14] Pushed to keep more forces in Iraq as U.S. withdrew. [Daily Beast, 6/18/14] Voted to authorize the invasion of Iraq. [H.J. Res. 114, Vote 237, 10/11/02] Supported the withdrawal from Iraq as Vice President. [Guardian, 5/26/12] Opposed the Iraq War. Supported withdrawal from Iraq. [Washington Post, 12/16/11] Opposed entering the Iraq War. [Washington Post, 9/4/02] Called for withdrawal from Iraq in 2007. [Daily Press, 3/11/07] Supported withdrawal from Iraq. [James Webb, accessed 1/22/15] Voted against authorization the invasion of Iraq. [Associated Press, 10/10/02] Supported withdrawal from Iraq. [Office of Senator Sanders, 10/21/11] Voted against authorizing the invasion of Iraq. [H.J. Res. 114, Vote 237, 10/11/02] Commented [LS10]: Wanna mention her switch? Commented [LS11]: Cite?

Afghanistan (support for going in/comments on withdrawal) Opposed a quick withdrawal of NATO troops. [CBS News, 4/14/11] Supported the withdrawal as Vice President. [Guardian, 5/26/12] Supported the withdrawal. [Charlie Rose, 9/4/12] Supported quick and total withdrawal from Afghanistan. [Hardball, MSNBC, 6/4/14] Did not have an issue with announcing a withdrawal date from Afghanistan. [Hardball, MSNBC, 6/4/14] Warned against U.S. involvement in Afghanistan before invasion. [New York Times, 5/1/15] Supported withdrawal from Afghanistan. [WPRI, YouTube, 4/20/12] 2009 Afghanistan surge Supported the surge. [TIME, 1/14/14] Opposed the surge. [Yahoo, 6/25/12] Supported the surge. [Charlie Rose, 9/4/12] Opposed the surge. [Jim Webb, Washington Post, 12/4/09] Appeared to oppose the surge. [Office of Senator Sanders, 12/1/09] Fight against ISIL Supported Obama’s ISIL strategy. [CBS News, 9/25/14] Supported as Vice President. Defended progress against ISIL under Obama. [New York Times, 4/10/15] Supported ISIL coalition. [Salon, 3/13/15] Supported a military “policy” against ISIS, but says we are “reaping the consequence” of Iraq occupation. [PBS Newshour, 2/26/15] Wanted fight against ISIL to be led by Saudi Arabia and neighbors. [New York Times, 5/1/15] Said rise of ISIS was a result of the Iraq invasion. [New Day, CNN, 4/16/15] 2014: Appeared not to support air strikes against ISIS. [Crossfire, CNN, 6/18/14] Libya intervention Spearheaded the U.S. decision to intervene in Libya. [New York Times, 3/18/11] Appeared skeptical of the decision to intervene in Libya. [Rolling Stone, 10/13/11] Appeared not to support U.S intervention to remove Gadhafi. [Salon, 3/13/15] Opposed unilateral intervention in Libya, specifically citing lack of Congressional approval. [Vox, 3/9/15] Said he had reservations about intervention in Libya. [Real Clear Politics, 6/8/11] Opposed the intervention in Libya. [WPRI, 4/14/11] Benghazi Defended the Administration in 2012 campaign, saying Congress cut diplomatic security funding. [Guardian, 10/12/12] Defended President’s characterization of Benghazi during 2012 campaign. [Starting Point, CNN, 10/17/12] Implied that Benghazi was a result of the misguided intervention of Libya. [State of the Union, CNN, 6/1/14] Called the Benghazi attacks a tragedy and criticized Republicans for politicizing it. [Office of Senator Sanders, 5/16/13] Putin Said she was among the most skeptical of Putin. [Politico, 7/26/14] Urged Europe to be more aggressive in confronting Putin. [CNN, 2/13/15] Forcefully denounced Russian aggression in Ukraine, calling on Russia to leave. [CNN, 2/7/15] Apparently said to Putin “I don’t think you have a soul.” [Salon, 7/21/14] Supported the Obama Administration’s approach to Ukraine. [National Press Club, 9/23/14] Supported approaching Putin’s aggression through sanctions and working with European partners. Supports sanctions against Russia over Ukraine policies. [New York Times, 5/1/15] Supported the idea of a Russia “reset” but said it was blundered. [New Day, CNN, 4/16/15]

[National Press Club, 9/23/14] Iran’s Green Movement Regretted not speaking out more forcefully in support of the Green Movement. [Hillary Clinton, Hard Choices, 6/10/14] Expressed skepticism over the results of election that kept Ahmadinejad in power and launched the Green Movement. [Meet the Press, NBC, 6/14/09] Supported President Obama’s response to the Green Movement. [Ed Show, MSNBC, 6/18/09] Negotiating with terrorists 2007: “We cannot negotiate with individual terrorists.” [New York Times, 10/15/07] In supporting engagement with authoritarian regimes, appeared open to negotiation with terrorists. [Meet the Press, NBC, 5/18/08] INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 NSA Endorsed USA Freedom Act, which would roll back domestic surveillance. [MSNBC, 5/7/15] Supported scaling back domestic surveillance. [Atlantic, 2/25/15] 2006: Opposed bulk collection of metadata. [Business Insider, 7/5/13] Did not appear to oppose NSA surveillance. [Politico, 2/17/14] Believed bulk data collected on Americans not accused of terrorism or crime should be destroyed. [Richmond Times-Dispatch, 12/3/14] Opposed bulk collection of metadata. [Office of Senator Sanders, 5/7/15] Opposes bulk collection of metadata. [US News, 4/10/15] Snowden Said she could never condone Snowden’s leaks. [The Week, 2/25/15] Called Snowden a “fugitive of American justice” and urged Ecuador not to grant him asylum. [Cleveland Plain Dealer, 6/29/13] Called Snowden an “internal threat.” [Associated Press, 7/9/14] Defended Snowden and said he deserved leniency. [USA Today, 1/6/14] Hinted he may be open to pardoning Snowden, and would announce a position on the matter. [US News, 4/10/15] GUNS 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Background checks Supports universal background checks. [TIME, 6/17/14] Supports universal background checks. [Biden op-ed, Houston Chronicle, 5/3/13] Called for federal gun control legislation. [Baltimore Sun, 9/20/13] Opposes gun control. [Bloomberg, 9/7/14] 2013: Voted for universal background checks (bill did not become 2013: Voted for universal background checks (bill did not become 2013: Supported reviewing sources used in background checks in Rhode

law). [S.Amdt. 715, S.649, Vote 97, 4/17/13] law). [S.Amdt. 715, S.649, Vote 97, 4/17/13] 1993: Voted against universal background checks. [H.R. 1025, Vote 614, 11/22/93] Island. [Associated Press, 5/15/13] Assault weapons ban Supports assault weapons ban. [CNN, 6/17/14] 2004: Voted for renewal of federal assault weapons ban (bill did not become law). [S. Amdt. 2637, S. 1805, Vote 24, 3/2/04] Supports assault weapons ban. [The Hill, 3/20/13] 2004: Voted for renewal of federal assault weapons ban (bill did not become law). [S. Amdt. 2637, S. 1805, Vote 24, 3/2/04] Signed assault weapons ban law. [NBC, 7/25/14] Opposes gun control. [Bloomberg, 9/7/14] 2013: Voted for assault weapons ban. [S.Amdt. 715, S.649, Vote 97, 4/17/13] 2013: Voted for assault weapons ban. [S.Amdt. 715, S.649, Vote 97, 4/17/13] 2013: Supported assault weapon ban in Rhode Island. [Associated Press, 5/15/13] 2004: Voted for renewal of federal assault weapons ban (bill did not become law). [S. Amdt. 2637, S. 1805, Vote 24, 3/2/04] High capacity magazine ban Supports high capacity magazine ban. [CNN, 6/17/14] Supports high capacity magazine ban. [NBC News, 1/24/13] Signed high capacity magazine ban law. [NBC, 7/25/14] Opposes gun control. [Bloomberg, 9/7/14] 2013: Voted to ban high capacity magazines. [S.Amdt. 714, S. 649, Vote 103, 4/17/13] 2013: Voted to ban high capacity magazines. [S.Amdt. 714, S. 649, Vote 103, 4/17/13] Supported high capacity magazine ban law. [Associated Press, 5/15/13] Other 2005: Voted against Protection of Lawful Commerce In Arms Act, which shields gun manufacturers from liability suits. [S. 397, Vote 534, 10/20/05] 2005: Voted against Protection of Lawful Commerce In Arms Act, which shields gun manufacturers from liability suits. [S. 397, Vote 534, 10/20/05] Signed fingerprinting for handgun purchase law. [NBC, 7/25/14] 2009: Voted to repeal DC gun restrictions (bill did not become law). [S.Amdt. 575, S.160, Vote 72, 2/26/09] 2009: Voted against repeal of DC gun restrictions (bill did not become law). [S.Amdt. 575, S.160, Vote 72, 2/26/09] 2005: Voted for Protection of Lawful Commerce In Arms Act, which shields gun manufacturers from liability suits. [S. 397, Vote 534, 10/20/05] Supported placing handgun permitting in the power of the state attorney general instead of local police in Rhode Island. [Associated Press, 5/15/13] 2005: Voted against Protection of Lawful Commerce In Arms Act, which shields gun manufacturers from liability suits. [S. 397, Vote 534, 10/20/05] VOTING 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Voter ID Opposed voter ID laws. [Politico, 8/13/13] Opposed voter ID laws. [CBS News, 7/24/14] Opposed voter ID laws. [Huffington Post, 5/2/13] 2007: Voted against bill to require photo IDs for federal elections. [S.Amdt. 2007: Voted against bill to require photo IDs for federal elections. [S.Amdt. Signed voter ID into law in Rhode Island. [Press Release, State of Rhode Island, Commented [LS12]: This link is weird Commented [LS13]: Are we sure this includes an assault weapons ban? Can we add another source that confirms it Commented [LS14]: Can we add another citation that supports this? It’s not clear from the vote. You can double cite it to an article or something that backs it up (just add a semi-colon and include the second citation). Dillon doesn’t generally like those, but for something like this, it would be appropriate.

2007: Voted against bill to require photo IDs for federal elections. [S.Amdt. 1170, S.Amdt. 1150, S.1348, Vote 184, 6/5/07] 2007: Did not vote on bill to require photo IDs for federal elections. [S.Amdt. 1170, S.Amdt. 1150, S.1348, Vote 184, 6/5/07] 1170, S.Amdt. 1150, S.1348, Vote 184, 6/5/07] 1170, S.Amdt. 1150, S.1348, Vote 184, 6/5/07] 7/6/11] SPENDING 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Sequester Opposed the sequester. [CBS News, 6/14/13] Called the sequester unnecessary. [San Antonio Express-News, 10/31/13] Negotiated the fiscal cliff deal that left the sequester in place. [Congressional Quarterly News, 12/11/13] Opposed the sequester. [Politico, 2/24/13] Voted for the Budget Control Act. [S. 365, Vote 123, 8/2/11] Opposed the sequester. [Politico, 7/30/12] Voted against the Budget Control Act. [S. 365, Vote 123, 8/2/11] Opposed the sequester. [Military Times, 3/11/15] Appeared to oppose the sequester. [Associated Press, 11/19/13] Defense spending floor Defense cuts National debt SENIORS 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Social Security 2007: Opposed cutting benefits. [The Hill, 8/24/14] 2007: Opposed privatization. [The Hill, 8/24/14] 2007: Opposed raising retirement age. [The Hill, 8/24/14] 2007: Would consider committing more of workers’ income. [The Hill, 8/24/14] 2012: Promised no change to Social Security. [NBC News, 8/14/12] 2007: Supported committing more of worker’s income. [MSNBC, 9/26/0T] 2007: Opposed raising retirement age. [MSNBC, 9/26/07] Supports expanding Social Security benefits. [Salon, 3/13/15] Opposed Social Security cuts. [Washington Post, 8/19/14] Did not sign letter opposing Social Security cuts as part of deficit grand bargain. [The Hill, 9/20/12] Supports expanding Social Security benefits. [Politico, 11/18/13] Opposed Social Security cuts as part of deficit grand bargain. [The Hill, 9/20/12] 2011: Signaled that he supported President Obama’s compromise to raise the retirement age. [Providence Journal, 8/12/11] 2005: Supported Bush plan to cut Social Security for “all but low-income workers.” [Associated Press, 5/6/05] 2005: Appeared to support raising taxable income cap on Social Security.

[Providence Business News, 4/1/05] Medicare cuts/expansion 2007: Supported expanding Medicare as part of her proposed health plan. [Associated Press, 9/17/07] Supported the ACA as Vice President, which slowed Medicare spending while closing the “doughnut hole” coverage gap and expanding some benefits. [Politifact, 8/25/14] 2008: Supported expanding Medicare. [Wall Street Journal, 8/25/08] Opposed Republican efforts to voucherize Medicare. [MSNBC, 10/12/12] Initially opposed the ACA out of feat it would cut Medicare. [Nightly News, NBC, 12/18/09] Supports expanding Medicare to all Americans (i.e., he wants a single-payer Medicare-like system for everyone). [Bernie Sanders op-ed, Guardian, 9/30/13] Criticized Republicans under Bush for “expanding the cost of Medicare…and failing to pay.” [Providence Journal, 9/5/12] Doc fix 2008: Voted for the doc-fix. [H.R.6331, Vote 177, 7/15/08] 2008: Voted for the doc-fix. [H.R.6331, Vote 177, 7/15/08] 2008: Voted for the doc-fix. [H.R.6331, Vote 177, 7/15/08] 2015: Voted for the doc-fix. [H.R. 2, Vote 144, 4/14/15] 2015: Voted for the doc-fix. [H.R. 2, Vote 144, 4/14/15] 2008: Voted for the doc-fix. [H.R.6331, Vote 177, 7/15/08] 2006: Voted for the doc-fix. [H.R. 6111, Vote 279, 12/9/06] HEALTHCARE 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Medicaid Expansion Supported Arkansas’ public-private Medicaid expansion plan. [Politico, 3/5/14] Supported Medicaid expansion. [Politico, 1/23/14] Expanded Medicaid as governor. [Kaiser Family Foundation, 12/17/14] Voted for ACA. [H.R. 3590, Vote 396, 12/24/09] Supported Medicaid Expansion. [Elizabeth Warren, Facebook, 7/2/14] Supported Medicaid expansion. [Office of Senator Sanders, accessed 1/26/15] Expanded Medicaid as governor. [Kaiser Family Foundation, 1/6/14] Obamacare Supported the ACA but is willing to make adjustments. [CNN, 6/25/14] 2008: Said people must be able to keep pre-reform plans. [Editorial, New York Times, 1/25/08] Supported ACA as Vice President. [CBS News, 3/21/14] Supported the ACA. [Martin O’Malley op-ed, Baltimore Sun, 5/3/12] Supported the ACA but says it needs to be changed. [The Hill, 9/23/14] Voted for ACA. [H.R. 3590, Vote 396, 12/24/09] Supported the ACA but was willing to make adjustments. [Office of Senator Warren, 1/22/15] Voted for repeal of medical device tax. [S. Amdt. 297, S Con. Res. 8, Vote 47, 3/21/13] Supported the ACA but believes we need a single-payer system. [Huffington Post, 10/1/13] Voted for ACA. [H.R. 3590, Vote 396, 12/24/09] Voted against repeal of medical device tax. [S. Amdt. 297, S Con. Res. 8, Vote 47, Issued an executive order to establish a state health exchange as governor and appeared to support the ACA. [Associated Press, 6/21/12]

3/21/13] FINANCIAL SECTOR 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Wall Street Said the business community helped end 2013 shutdown. [Boston Globe, 7/27/14] Criticized opponents of Wall Street reform. [Associated Press, 8/21/12] Vocal critic of Wall Street. [Washington Post, 4/16/15] Proposed tax on Wall Street bonuses for bailed-out companies. [The Hill, 3/3/10] Vocal critic of Wall Street. [Politico, 11/11/13] Vocal critic of Wall Street. [Washington Post, 9/14/14] Wanted to break up the six biggest banks. [New York Times, 5/1/15] Wanted to bar bank CEOs from serving on Federal Reserve boards. [New York Times, 5/1/15] Criticized Clinton for being “too close to Wall St.” [Politico, 4/10/1R] Carried interest rule 2015: Indirectly advocated eliminating carried interest loophole when she criticized hedge fund managers for paying low tax rates. [CNN, 4/16/15] 2012: Denounced the carried interest loophole. [Vice Presidential Debate, 10/11/12] Supports eliminating carried interest loophole. [Salon, 3/13/15] Supports eliminating carried interest loophole. [Richmond Times-Dispatch, 7/12/11] Supported eliminating carried interest loophole. [Office of Senator Sanders, 3/5/15] Dodd-Frank Opposed weakening Dodd-Frank. [Bloomberg, 1/16/15] Supported Dodd-Frank as Vice President. [Associated Press, 8/21/12] Accused other Democrats of supporting “Dodd-Frank lite.” [Salon, 3/13L15] Opposed weakening Dodd-Frank. [@GovernorOMalley, Twitter, 12/12/14] Voted for Dodd-Frank. [H.R. 4173, Vote 208, 7/15/10] Supports Dodd-Frank but thinks it did not go far enough. [MSNBC, 12/12/14] Voted for Dodd-Frank. [H.R. 4173, Vote 208, 7/15/10] Offshoring penalties 2005: Voted for offshoring penalties. [S.Amdt. 210, S.Con.Res. 18, Vote 63, 3/17/05] 2005: Voted for offshoring penalties. [S.Amdt. 210, S.Con.Res. 18, Vote 63, 3/17/05] 2014: Voted for offshoring penalties. [S.2569, Vote 249, 7/30/14] 2014: Voted for offshoring penalties. [S.2569, Vote 249, 7/30/14] 2005: Voted against offshoring penalties. [S.Amdt. 210, S.Con.Res. 18, Vote 63, 3/17/05] Reinstating Glass Steagall Has not called for reinstating Glass-Steagall. [New Republic, 4/10/15] President Clinton signed repeal of part of Glass-Steagall. [New Republic, 4/10/15] 1999: Voted for a bill that repealed part of Glass-Steagall. [S.900, Vote 354, 11/4/99] Supported reinstating Glass-Steagall. [Bloomberg, 3/23/15] Supported reinstating Glass-Steagall. [Washington Post, 5/1/15] 1999: Voted against a bill that repealed part of Glass-Steagall. [S. 900, Vote 570, 11/4/99] Regretted voting to repeal Glass-Steagall. [MSNBC, 4/11/15] 1999: Voted for a bill that repealed part of Glass-Steagall. [S.900, Vote 354, 11/4/99]

TAXES 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Capital gains tax 2008: Supported raising top rate to 20% at most (from 15%) [New York Times, 3/13/15] 2006: Voted to end lower rates for the capital gains tax. [S.Amdt. 2737, S.Amdt. 2707, H.R. 4297, Vote 8, 2/2/06] Reached a deal with McConnell to raise the top rate to 20% in 2013 (from 15%). [New York Times, 1/1/13] 2006: Voted to end lower rates for the capital gains tax. [S.Amdt. 2737, S.Amdt. 2707, H.R. 4297, Vote 8, 2/2/06] Supported raising the lowest rate on capital gains. [Salon, 3/13/15] Supported increasing capital gains tax. [Richmond Times-Dispatch, 12/3/14] Supported raising capital gains tax to match corporate tax. [Office of Senator Sanders, 7/10/13] 2006: Voted to end lower rates for the capital gains tax. [S.Amdt. 2737, S.Amdt. 2707, H.R. 4297, Vote 8, 2/2/06] Voted against Bush tax cuts, which lowered capital gains tax. [Associated Press, 8/30/06] Corporate tax Supported lowering the corporate income tax rate to pay for infrastructure spending. [The State, 2/18/15] 2007: Raised the Maryland corporate income tax. [Washington Post, 10/11/14] Supported reducing corporate income tax. [Richmond Times-Dispatch, 12/3/14] Supported reforming the tax code so that corporations pay more (a larger percent of federal revenue). [Politifact, 8/28/14] Reduced state corporate income tax rate from 9 to 7 percent. [Providence Journal, 1/1/15] Bush tax cuts 2007: Supported extending the Bush tax cuts only for taxpayers earning less than $250,000. [Forbes, 4/13/15] Voted Against The Bush Tax Cuts In 2001. [H.R.1836, Vote 170, 107th Congress, 5/26/01] Voted Against The Bush Tax Cuts In 2003. [H.R.2, Vote 196, 108th Congress, 5/23/03] Voted Against Extending The Bush Tax Cuts In 2006. [H.R.4297, Vote 118, 5/11/06] Voted Against The Bush Tax Cuts In 2001. [H.R.1836, Vote 170, 107th Congress, 5/26/01] Voted Against The Bush Tax Cuts In 2003. [H.R.2, Vote 196, 108th Congress, 5/23/03] Voted Against Extending The Bush Tax Cuts In 2006. [H.R.4297, Vote 118, 5/11/06] Said the Bush tax cuts were a major driver of the deficit. [Charlie Rose, PBS, 9/4/12] 2012: Supported extending all Bush tax cuts. [Washington Post, 7/25/12] Voted Against The Bush Tax Cuts In 2001. [H.R. 1836, Vote 149, 5/26/01] Voted Against The Bush Tax Cuts In 2003. [H.R. 2, Vote 225, 5/23/03] Voted Against Extending The Bush Tax Cuts In 2006. [H.R. 4297, Vote 135, 5/10/06] Voted Against The Bush Tax Cuts In 2001. [H.R.1836, Vote 170, 107th Congress, 5/26/01] Voted Against The Bush Tax Cuts In 2003. [H.R.2, Vote 196, 108th Congress, 5/23/03] Voted Against Extending The Bush Tax Cuts In 2006. [H.R.4297, Vote 118, 5/11/06] Gas tax Signed a gas tax increase into law. [NBC Washington,

5/16/13] Medical device tax 2014: Did not take a stance. [The Hill, 10/8/14] Supported as Vice President. Supported Maryland tax credit for biotech companies as governor and emphasized their role as medical device innovators. [Baltimore Sun, 7/1/14] 2010: Voted to table an amendment to strike the medical device tax from an early version of the Affordable Care Act. [S.Amdt. 3579, H.R. 4872, Vote 79, 3/24/10] 2013: Voted for medical device tax repeal. [S.Amdt. 297, S.Con.Res. 8, Vote 47, 3/21/13] 2013: Voted against medical device tax repeal. [S.Amdt. 297, S.Con.Res. 8, Vote 47, 3/21/13] Expanded sales tax in Rhode Island but exempted medical devices. [Providence Journal, 3/16/11] Buffett Rule Supported the Buffett Rule. [Union Leader, 5/17/12] 2012: Voted to proceed on consideration of the Buffett Rule. [S.2230, Vote 65, 4/16/12] Supported the Buffett Rule but preferred to raise capital gains tax instead. [Office of Senator Webb, 4/24/12] 2012: Voted to proceed on consideration of the Buffett Rule. [S.2230, Vote 65, 4/16/12] 2012: Voted to proceed on consideration of the Buffett Rule. [S.2230, Vote 65, 4/16/12] DRUGS 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Marijuana Neither supports nor opposes medical marijuana. [KPCC Radio, AirTalk, 7/22/14] Neither supports nor opposes recreational marijuana. [KPCC Radio, AirTalk, 7/22/14] Opposes legalization of marijuana. [Time, 2/6/14] Signed marijuana decriminalization into law in Maryland. [CBS News, 4/14/14] Opposed legalization of marijuana. [State of the Union, CNN, 1/12/14] Indicated that marijuana legalization should be on the table as part of criminal justice reform. [Huffington Post, 4/27/09] Supports medical marijuana. [Think Progress, 9/24/12] Supports medical marijuana. [Time, 3/5/14] Neither supports nor opposes recreational marijuana. [Time, 3/5/14] TRADE 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Trans-Pacific Partnership 2015: Said she would only support a trade deal that protected American workers and strengthened Supported TPP as Vice President. [@IsaacDovere, Twitter, 4/17/15] Opposed TPP. [@GovernorOMalley, Twitter, 4/17/15] 2015: Declined to weigh in on TPP until Congress saw the text of the deal. [Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, Specifically opposed the Investor-State Dispute Settlement clause of the TPP. [Elizabeth Warren op-ed, Washington Post, Opposed TPP. [@SenSanders, Twitter, 4/17/15] Supported the TPP. [Providence Journal, 12/30/13]

national security. [@jeneps, Twitter, 4/17/15] Supported TPP as Secretary of State. [Remarks at Far Eastern Federal University, State Department, 9/8/12] MSNBC, 4/16/15] Cautiously supported TPP as senator. [Dispatch Japan, 2/6/12] 2/25/15] Trade with China Called on the U.S. to take “concrete steps” to address China’s unfair trade policies. [Associated Press, 11/5/10] Called for imposing a fee on China for manipulating currency. [Office of Senator Sanders, accessed 5/8/15] Labeling China a currency manipulator Urged China to let its currency rise as Secretary of State. [Hillary Clinton, Hard Choices, 6/10/14] 2010: Said U.S. could not make a judgment as to whether China was manipulating its currency. [Politico, 5/8/15] Denounced China for manipulating currency. [Associated Press, 11/5/10] Called for imposing a fee on China for manipulating currency. [Office of Senator Sanders, accessed 5/8/15] PERSONAL FINANCES 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Transparency ENTITLEMENTS 2016 Dem Position Hillary Clinton Senator: 2001-2009 Joe Biden Senator: 1973-2009 VP: 2009- Martin O’Malley Governor: 2007-2015 Jim Webb Senator: 2007-2013 Elizabeth Warren Senator: 2013- Bernie Sanders Rep.: 1991-2007 Senator: 2007- Lincoln Chafee Senator: 1999-2007 Governor: 2011-2015 Welfare work requirements