Rather than write my usual type of blog which causes many of my devoted followers to become dyspepsic, I’ll just do a purely informational one.
After all, who cares about the circus surrounding both McMahon and Murphy? It’s critical that we focus on how each candidate might impact our lives.
Here is a sampling of Congressman’s Murphy’s voting record and what Linda McMahon has stated on the record.
Congressman Murphy has repeatedly stated, “I support health care reform because I believe that quality, affordable health care coverage should be a right, not a privilege available only to those who can afford it.
Linda McMahon has said that Obamacare is the wrong approach. “ObamaCare will increase costs; repeal it.”
Chris Murphy has stated that the NRA has more control over Congress than any other group. He has supported closing the Gun Show Loophole and restrict show sales.
Linda McMahon fully supports Second Amendment rights and has the highest rating given by NRA for a candidate without a voting record.
Congressman Murphy voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases.
Linda McMahon stated that she strongly opposes replacing coal and oil with alternatives
Chris Murphy voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks.
He voted NO on the Ryan budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts.
Linda McMahon believes that the Bush tax cuts be made permanent including the top 1 percent. .
Chris Murphy voted to keep student loan rates at 3.4% instead of 6%.
Murphy voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable Mortgage Program.
He voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler.
Linda McMahon strongly opposes amnesty for illegal immigrants and believes that “Immigration laws--like all laws--must be enforced”
McMahon believes that we should expand our armed forces.
I hope this is helpful in giving you some insight into how your choice for senator may impact yourlife.