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Kathy Manning's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (NC) - District 6

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Kathy Manning has failed to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2020 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests from Vote Smart and voters like you.

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Issue Positions

For Presidential and Congressional candidates who refuse to provide voters with their positions, Vote Smart has researched their public records to determine their likely responses. These issue positions are from 2020.

  • "Last year, Budd voted for a tax bill that is blowing up our national deficit - all so he could give tax cuts to corporations and his campaign donors. Worse yet, Budd and his leadership have made it clear that Social Security and Medicare are at risk to pay for their tax cuts." (twitter.com)
  • "I am for lower taxes for working families, not big giveaways to billionaires and corporations. Just imagine what the tax bill could have accomplished it their priority had been middle class families, instead of large corporations and the ultra-wealthy." (twitter.com)
  • "We should not give huge tax cuts to corporations and billionaires, then try to pay for it by slashing funding for education or by cutting Social Security or Medicare." (twitter.com)
  • "As your representative, I'll never vote to cut Social Security or Medicare. Instead, I'll fight to ensure Social Security is protected for this generation and generations to come. That's money you've earned, and it's a promise I'll keep." (twitter.com)
  • "Kathy strongly opposes any attempts to cut benefits for our seniors by privatizing Social Security." (kathymanning2018.com)
  • "That’s why Kathy supports legislation that will end the corrupting impact of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United and that will increase transparency of campaign spending." (kathymanning2018.com)
  • "This week, House Democrats, led by the Congressional Black Caucus, introduced the most comprehensive police reform package in recent history: the Justice in Policing Act. The Justice in Policing Act would ban chokeholds, establish a national police misconduct registry, overhaul police training standards, end no-knock warrants, limit military-grade weapons in police departments, end qualified immunity, make lynching a federal crime, and combat racial profiling." (votesmart.org)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "Kathy will fight for investment in our infrastructure to improve our transportation system, increase economic growth in our communities and improve the quality of life." (kathymanning2018.com)
  • "We should not give huge tax cuts to corporations and billionaires, then try to pay for it by slashing funding for education or by cutting Social Security or Medicare." (twitter.com)
  • "As a new Member of Congress, she’ll ensure our taxpayer dollars go toward supporting jobs here at home, and close tax loopholes that reward corporations that ship jobs overseas." (kathymanning2018.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "Kathy knows there are commonsense, bipartisan policies that can take steps in the right direction, but there are too few people in Washington with the political courage to do what’s right. Kathy supports comprehensive background checks, closing loopholes for gun show sales, and keeping weapons out of the hands of terrorists, domestic abusers, criminals, individuals with mental illness, and those who pose a danger to themselves or others." (kathymanning2018.com)
  • "We must expand Medicaid and build on the ACA. We must also address food deserts, economic opportunity, paid family leave, and the cost of child care. But most importantly, we have to take a hard look at our systems to identify structural racism." (twitter.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • "Kathy believes we need commonsense immigration reform that will secure our borders, create a pathway for Dreamers, and strengthen North Carolina and our country’s economy." (kathymanning2018.com)
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
  • Despite exhaustive research, Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.

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