Jerry Nadler's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 10, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Working Families for U.S. House (NY) - District 10
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New York Congressional Election 2018 Political Courage Test
|Yes||In order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket?|
|Yes||In order to balance the budget, do you support reducing defense spending?|
|Yes||Do you support the regulation of indirect campaign contributions from corporations and unions?|
|Yes||Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?|
|No||Do you support lowering corporate taxes as a means of promoting economic growth?|
|Yes||Do you support government funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)?|
|Yes||Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?|
|No||Do you support the construction of a wall along the Mexican border?|
|No||Do you support requiring immigrants who are unlawfully present to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship?|
|Protect the rule of rule of law and democratic institutions against the continuing attacks by the Trump administration. Additionally, I would continue to push for civil rights and civil liberties; increasing investment in transportation that will grow the economy, create jobs and save energy; pursuing intelligent economic policies that will stimulate our economy and promote economic growth and maintain a diverse middle class.|
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