James L. Oberstar – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for US Representative District 08, Minnesota

Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
Websitewww.oberstar.org
222 W. First StreetDuluth, MN 55802
(218) 723-8813
Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Trade
North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Protective Tariffs
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Federal Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
Civil Rights
USA Patriot Act
Courts, Laws & Justice
Death Penalty
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Abortion
Pro-Life and Pro-Choice
Stem Cell Research
Stem-cell Research for Medical Advancements
Using Embryos in Stem Cell Research
Foreign Policy
Sudan & Darfur
Promotion of Democracy Around World
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Iraq
Continued US Military Presence in Iraq
Iraq's Role in War on Terror
Staying in Iraq for "as long as it takes to do the job"
Military & Defense
Military
Re-instituting the Draft
Jobs
Jobs
Job Growth
Guns
Guns
Right to Own Guns - Second Amendment
Gun Control Legislation
Taxes
Taxes
Tax Reform
Education
Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
Private School Vouchers
Head Start
No Child Left Behind Act Federal Funding Level
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Metamphetamines
Environment
Environment
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
National Forest Roadless Area Conservation Act
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care
Improving Health & Medical Care
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy
Gas Prices
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Fuel Efficiency & Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards
Veterans
Veterans, a General Statement
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs, a General Statement
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Importing Prescription Drugs from Canada
Negotiating Pharmaceutical Prices
Bringing Generic Drugs on the Market Sooner
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security
Long Term Viability of Social Security
Privatizing Social Security
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