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November 2006 General Election

Candidates for U.S. Representative 2nd Congressional District, Louisiana

Scott Barron - D
Regina Bartholomew - D
Eric T. Bradley - R
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Karen Carter Peterson - D
Troy "C" Carter - D
Deven "D. C." Collins - D
John Edwards - D
William J. Jefferson - D
Gregory W. "Rhumbline" Kahn - L
Joseph "Joe" Lavigne - R
M. V. "Vinny" Mendoza - D
Derrick Dwayne Tynel Shepherd - D
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Karen Carter Peterson
General Philosophy
Personal and Family
Professional Experience
Civic Involvement
Political Experience
Religious Affiliation
Accomplishments and Awards
Educational Background
Military Service
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Goals If Elected
Achievements If Elected
Areas to Concentrate On
On Entering Public Service
Opinions of Other Candidates
Abortion, Pro-Life & Genetic Engineering
Out-of-State Abortions
Parental Consent or Notification
Partial-birth Abortions
Pro-Life v. Pro-Choice
Roe v. Wade
Stem Cell Research
Using Embryos in Stem Cell Research
Banks & Finance
China Currency Manipulation
Financial Industry Regulation
Civil, Religious, Gay & Human Rights
Affirmative Action
Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships
Cruelty to Animals
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Gays Serving in the Military
Hate Crimes Legislation
Homosexuality Choice or Chance
Latino / Hispanic Americans
Privacy Rights
Property Rights vs. Civil Rights
Roe v. Wade
Same Sex Marriage
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
Torture & Waterboarding
USA Patriot Act
Consumers & Food
Consumer Product Safety, Fraud and Protection
Courts, Laws & Justice
Activist Judges
Criminal Justice System
Death Penalty
Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA)
Judicial Discretion & Mandatory Sentencing
Crime, Police & Imprisonment
Death Penalty
Hate Crimes Legislation
Energy Efficiency Standards
Energy Research and Development
Foreign Oil Energy Independence
Gas Prices & Gas Taxes
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
Hybrid and Electric Cars
Hydrogen Cell Fuel Initiative
Oil Company Profits
Renewable Energy & Fuels
Solar Energy
Clean Air Act of 1963
Clean Water Act of 1977
Endangered Species
Energy Efficiency Standards
Global Environmental Standards
Climate Change & Global Warming
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
Interior Department
Invasive Species
Land, Rivers and Lakes
National and State Parks
National Forest Roadless Area Conservation Act
National Forests and Healthy Forests Initiative
Toxic Waste
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment
Debt and Deficit Spending Limits
Federal Budget
Fiscal Policy
Gold Standard
Presidential Line-item Veto
Foreign Policy
America's Image Abroad
Deadline for US Pullout
Dubai Ports Administration Purchase
Foreign Aid
Foreign Policy
Iran Nuclear Deal
Israeli and Palestinian Conflict
Loss of American Lives in Iraq
Middle East
North Korea
Nuclear Weapons & Non-Proliferation Treaty
Promotion of Democracy Around World
Recognition of a Palestinian State
Third World Debt Relief
Government, Elections & Politics
527 Stealth & Super PACs
Campaign Spending Limits
Government Efficiency
Government Shut Down
Money and Special Interests
Public Funding of Political Campaigns
Soft-money Political Contributions
Supreme Court Term Limits
US House and Senate Term Limits
Gun & Property Rights
Ban on Bump Stocks & Assault Weapons
Gun Legislation
Right to Own Guns - Second Amendment
Health & Medical
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Cigarettes Drug & Alcohol Advertising
Generic Drugs
Health & Medical
Medical Malpractice Reform
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program
Prescription Drugs
Reducing Health Care Costs
Homeland Security, Immigration, Border Security & Terrorism
9/11 Commission Recommendations
Airport, Air, Rail & Port Security
Border Policy & Security
Criminalize Assistance to Illegal Immigrants
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Domestic Intelligence & Agencies
Electronic Verification System for Employers
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Homeland Securtiy
Illegal Immigrants Social Services
Illegal Immigration Amnesty
Illegal Immigration as a Felony
Illegal Immigration Enforcement
Immigrants, Refugees, & Asylum Seekers
Legal Status for Undocumented Farm Workers
Legal Status, Residency & Citizenship for Immigrant Youth
Local First Responders
National Security
National Security Agency (NSA) & Citizen Surveillance
Naturalization Backlog for Immigrants
Real ID Act
Terrorist & Enemy Combatant Rights
Torture & Waterboarding
Undocumented Immigrants
War on Terror
Water, Hazardous Materials & Bio Terrorism
Housing & Communities
Internet, Media, Technology, Science & Space
Jobs, Economy, Trade, Business, Industry & Agriculture
Businesses Moving Offshore
Economic Stimulus
Employment Discrimination
Farm Bill
Farm Corporation Subsidies
Farm Subsidies & Supports
Fast Track Authority
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Free Market Vision
Guest Worker and H-1B Programs
Manufacturing Decline
Mine Safety and Health
North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Small Businesses
Trade Agreements
Trade Barriers to US Goods
Trade Deficit
Trade Fast-track Authority
Trade with China
Unfair Trade Practices
Labor, Wages & Unions
Child Labor
Employment Discrimination
Minimum Wage
Retired Workers
Wage Discrimination
Worker Rights and Benefits
Marijuana, Illegal Drugs, Alcohol, Cigarettes, Gambling & Prostitution
Illegal Drugs
Medical Use of Marijuana
Punishments for Drug Crimes
Recreational Marijuana
Military, National Defense & Veterans
Defense and Military Budget
Gays Serving in the Military
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Military Families
Military Industrial Establishment
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
Missile Defense System
National Guard & Reserves
Reducing Military Costs
Veterans Funding
Affirmative Action
Latino / Hispanic Americans
Poverty, Welfare & Hunger
Schools & Education
Education Tax Credits
Head Start
No Child Left Behind
Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance in Schools
Private Schools Vouchers and Funding
Sex and Birth Control Education
Special Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
Teacher Tenure
Textbook Selection
Seniors, Social Security, Medicare, Pensions
Privatizing Social Security
Raising Retirement Age & Reducing Payment Levels
Retired Workers
Seniors & Aging of Population
Social Security
Social Security Long Term Viability
Social Security Means Testing
Sex & Sexuality
Civil Unions & Domestic Partnerships
Homosexuality Choice or Chance
Same Sex Marriage
Sex and Birth Control Education
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
2001 Tax Cuts
Business Tax Breaks and Incentives
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Child Tax Credit
Corporate & Business Taxes
Corporate Tax Breaks & Loopholes
Education Tax Credits
Marriage Penalty
National Sales Tax
Property Taxes
Tax Reform
Values, Religion, Family, Patriotism & Public Service
Cruelty to Animals
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