Hillary Clinton – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Candidate for U.S. President

November 8, 2016 Alabama General Election

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Websitewww.hillaryclinton.com
4420 North Fairfax DriveArlington, VA 22203
(646) 854-1432
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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)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Goals If Elected
Achievements If Elected
Areas to Concentrate On
On Entering Public Service
Immigration
Immigration, a General Statement
Illegal Immigration and Reform
Illegal Immigration Amnesty
Dream Act
Border Security
Social Services to Undocumented Immigrants
Federal Enforcement of Immigration Laws
Local Enforcement of Immigration Laws
State and Local Immigration Laws
Guest Worker Program
Securing Our Borders
Visa Enforcement
Citizenship through Military Service
Arizona's Strict New Immigration Law
Deportation
Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants
Americanization
Driver's Licenses to Illegals
Employers Who Hire Illegals
Organization of American States (OAS) Diplomacy
Criminalize Assistance to Illegal Immigrants
H-1B Program
Immigrant Troops
Undocumented Immigrants
Immigrant Birthright Citizenship
English as the Official National Language
Naturalization Backlog for Immigrants
Legal Residency for Immigrant Youth
Alien Minors
Trade
Trade
Presidential Trade Fast-track Authority
North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Trade Policy Priorities
Globalization
Free Market Vision
Trade with China
Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
Global Workers' Rights
Global Environmental Standards
China Currency Manipulation
Barriers to American Goods in Other Countries
Incentives to Move Offshore
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)
Unfair Trade Practices
Trade Deficit
Fast Track Authority
World Trade Organization / General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (WTO/GATT)
Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)
Other Trade Agreements
National Security & Terrorism
National Security
Muslim Terrorist Attacks
Waterboarding
NSA Surveillance of Citizens
Radical Islam
National Security Agency (NSA)
USA Patriot Act
Al-Qaeda
Torture of Terrorists
Making Our Homeland More Secure
Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Bioterrorism
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
National Guard in the Department of Homeland Security vs. Defense
Intelligence
Domestic Intelligence Agencies
Local First Responders
Air Security
Port Security
Drinking Water Security
Evacuation Preparedness
War on Terror
War on Terrorism Policies
National Intelligence Estimate Assessment
Guantanamo Bay Prison (GITMO)
Habeas Corpus and Legal Rights for Combatant Detainees
Government
Government
Partisan Gridlock
Special Interests
Influence of Religion in Government
Regulations
Government Reform
Government Agencies
Bureaucracy & Regulations
Lobbying Reform
Government Officials Becoming Lobbyists
Executive Branch Employees Accepting Corporate Gifts
Earmarks
Privatization
Citizen Participation
FEMA and Hurricane Katrina
New Orleans
American Minorities
Latino Americans
African Americans
Native Americans
Racism and Race Relations
Racial Profiling
National Campaign for Tolerance
African American Reparations
Native Americans in American Society
Native American Rights
US Treaties with Native Americans
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay Marriage
Civil Unions & Civil Benefits
The Military Don't Ask/Don't Tell Policy
Prohibiting Same Sex Marriage Recognition between States (Defense of Marriage Act)
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Homosexuality as a Choice or Genetics
Homosexuality as being Immoral or a Sin
Exposing Children to Gay Couples
Marriage Left Solely to the States
Sexual Orientation in Anti-Discrimination Laws
Federal Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Equal Tax Treatment of Same Sex Couples
Domestic Partnerships
Domestic Partner Health Benefits Act
Comparison of Gay Gights Movement with Civil Rights Movement
Legislation for Hate Crimes
Gays Serving in the Military
Gays Adopting Children
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Abortion, a General Statement
Legality of Abortion - Roe v. Wade
Pro-Life and Pro-Choice
Planned Parenthood
Stem Cell Research, a General Statement
Parental Notification
Life Beginning at Conception
Access to Contraception
The Morning After Pill (Plan B)
Partial-birth Abortions
Federal Funding for Abortion
Unborn Victims of Violence Act
Abortion for Rape and Incest
Stem-cell Research for Medical Advancements
Using Embryos in Stem Cell Research
Federal Funding for Stem Cell Research
Iran
Iran, a General Statement
Iran Nuclear Deal
Military Strike
Sanctions
Iranian Opposition
Iran Diplomacy
Economic Sanctions Against Iran
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
Refugee Crisis
Nuclear Weapons & Non-Proliferation Treaty
Overseas Interventions
North Korea
Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe
Most Important Foreign Policy Issues
China, a General Statement
China as a Threat
China's Human Rights
Asia
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Europe
Cuba, a General Statement
Embargo of Cuba
Foreign Aid
India
Latin America (South & Central)
Mexico
Africa
Sudan & Darfur
Promotion of Democracy Around World
United Nations (UN)
International Criminal Court (ICC)
Nuclear Treaty with India
US Treaties
Worldwide HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Nuclear Proliferation & Nuclear Terrorism
Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro
Balkans
Burma
G8 (Group of Eight Countries)
Dubai Ports Administration Purchase
Unilateralism
Middle East
Middle East
ISIS
Israel
Israeli and Palestinian Conflict
Syria
Arab Spring
Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia
Palestinian Statehood
Recognition of a Palestinian State
Palestinian West Bank and Gaza
Palestinian Death Toll
War in Lebanon
Hizbullah and Hamas
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Afghanistan, a General Statement
Pakistan, a General Statement
Iraq, a General Statement
Timetable for Withdrawal
US Military Presence in Afghanistan
President Hamid Karzai
Predator Drone Strikes
Taliban & Radical Islamic Jihadists
Iraq Policy
Iraq War
Iraq Reconstruction
Iraq Political Progress
Private Security like Blackwater
Cutting Off War Funding
Federalizing Iraq into Kurd, Shiite and Sunni States
Sunnis and Shiites
Humanitarian Situation in Iraq
Length of Deployments
Continued US Military Presence in Iraq
Deadline for US Pullout
Troop Surge
Iraq's Role in War on Terror
Loss of American Lives in Iraq
Staying in Iraq for "as long as it takes to do the job"
Iraq Role in Making Americans Safer
Military & Defense
Military
Use of Military Force
Defense
Defense Spending
Military Families
Gays in the Military
Gitmo
Missile Defense System
Defense and Military Budget
Department of Defense and Pentagon
Military Adequacy
Military Industrial Establishment
Re-instituting the Draft
Military Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC Commission)
Reservists and National Guard
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
National Guard / Reserve Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
Jobs
Jobs
Paid Sick, Family and Maternity Leave
Working Class
Equal Pay
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Affirmative Action
Independent Workers
Family and Medical Leave Act
Unemployment Insurance
Workplace Protections
Mine Safety and Health
Job Growth
Government Subsidized Jobs
Reward companies that create domestic jobs
Child Labor
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Unemployment Insurance (UI)
Workers Benefits
Overtime Rights
Employment Discrimination
Retirees Returning To Work
Guns
Guns
Right to Own Guns - Second Amendment
Gun Control Legislation
Right to Carry a Concealed Handgun
Renewal of Ban on Assault Weapons Purchases
High Capacity Magazines, Gun Locks and Ammunition
National Rifle Association (NRA)
DC Gun Ban
State Gun Legislation
Gun Manufacturer Law Suits
Economy
Economy
Economic Grown and Stimulation
Wealth Inequality
America's Infrastructure
Decline of Middle Class
Job Creation
Recession
Business
Business
Small Business
Wall Street
Banking
Dodd-Frank Act
Business Tax Incentives
Capitalism
Auto Industry
Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Relationship of Big Business and Government
Minority-Owned Businesses
Foreign Ownership of American Businesses
Labor Wages & Unions
Labor
Wages
Minimum Wage
Wage Discrimination
Unions
Employee Free Choice Act
Time-and-a-Half for Overtime
Davis Bacon Act
Political Activities of Public Union Members
Wage Gap between Rich and Poor
CEO Pay
Wage Gap between Men and Women
Organized Labor's Place in America
Declining Percent of Unionized Workers
Taxes
Taxes
Tax Proposals
Tax Code
Tax Reform
Offshore Tax Havens
Income Tax Rates
Taxing the the Wealthiest 1%
Corporate Income Taxes
Taxes on Interest, Dividends, and Capital Gains
Estate Taxes (Death / Birth Tax)
Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)
Extending the Bush Tax Cuts
Taxes Policy
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
Marriage Penalty
Tax Rates on Private Equity Funds
2001 Tax Cuts
Tax Credits for College
Tax Credits for Health Care
Child Tax Credit
Business Tax Credits
R&D Tax Credit
Corporate Tax Loopholes
Oil Company Tax Breaks
Property Taxes
Internal Revenu Service (IRS)
Profit Sharing Tax Credit
Education
Education
Common Core Education
Pre-School
Higher Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
Sex Education and Birth Control Options
Evolution and Intelligent Design Education
Religion in Public Schools
Public Schools K-12
"Under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance
Private School Vouchers
Charter Schools
School Safety
Standardized Testing
Teacher Tenure
Improving Education
Education Tax Credits
Teacher Unions
Head Start
High Schools
Adult Education
Dropouts
Community Colleges
Classroom Size
Extended Learning Time
After-School Programs
Parental Involvement
Computers in Schools
Federal Funding of Private Schools
No Child Left Behind Act Federal Funding Level
Teacher Pay
Teacher Standards
Student Standards
Education Gap with Other Countries
School Choice
Home Schooling
Special Education
Black-White Achievement Gap
Title IX 'Equal Opportunities for Girls'
Bilingual Education
Math and Science
Art and Music
Drugs in Schools
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Illegal Drugs
Medical Use of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana
War on Drugs
Punishments for Drug Crimes
Marijuana, a General Statement
Drug Prevention
Drug Rehabilitation
Metamphetamines
Elections & Politics
Elections
Personal Campaign Funding
Younger Voters
Campaign Contribution Limits (Citizens United)
Koch Brothers
Campaign Spending Limits
Voter Photo ID and Other Requirements
Election Reform
Campaign Finance Reform
Political Expenditures Disclosure
Public Funding of Political Campaigns
Soft-money Political Contributions
Voting and Election Reform
Voting Machines and Paper Ballots
Election-day Registration
DC Voting Representation in Congress
Environment
Environment, a General Statement
Global Warming, Climate Change
Keystone XL Pipeline
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Environmental Regulation
Clean Air Act & Clear Skies Initiative
Clean Air Technologies
Carbon Tax
Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits
Developing World Greenhouse Emissions
Developing World and Climate Change
Environment Technology for Developing World
Cap-and-Trade System to Reduce Carbon Emissions
Free Market Incentives
Power Plant Emissions
Higher Gasoline Tax
Kyoto Protocol
Clean Water Act and Water Quality
Clean Drinking Water
Toxic Waste
Polluter-Pays Superfund Fees
Interior Department
National Parks
National Forests and Healthy Forests Initiative
National Forest Roadless Area Conservation Act
Land, Rivers and Lakes
Factory Farms
Oceans
Endangered Species
Cruelty to Animals
Internet, Media & Communications
Internet, a General Statement
Internet Neutrality
Internet Freedom Preservation Act
Taxes on Internet Purchases
High Speed Broadband Deployment
Broadband Access for Rural and Disadvantaged Communities
Spamming
Internet Crime
Internet Sexual Assault of Children
Internet Privacy Protections
Internet Gambling
Chinese Censorship of Internet
Rich Poor 'Internet Divide'
E-Science Research
Media, a General Statement
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy, a General Statement
Reducing the Deficit
Debt Limit
Government Shut Down
Federal Budget & Debt
Deficit Spending
Entitlements
Earmarks
Government Efficiency
Balanced Budget & Constitutional Amendment
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance, a General Statement
Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Universal Medical Care / Insurance
Medicare
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Pre-Existing Health Conditions
Employers' Medical Insurance
Employers vs Employees As Chief Health Care Buyer
Coverage of Children
State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Free Market Health Care
Health Insurance Purchase Choices
Portable Medical Insurance
State Plans
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
Market-Based Medical Insurance
Medicaid
TRICARE Health Insurance
Medical Insurance Discrimination
Misuse of Health Records
Paperless Claims
Chronic & Catastrophic Illnesses
Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)
Medical Malpractice Reform
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Tax Credit / Deductible for Medical Insurance
Crime
Crime, a General Statement
Human Trafficking
Police & FBI Agents
Reducing Crime
Rehabilitation
Recidivism
Neighborhood Crime
Youth and Gang Crime
Identity Theft
Hate Crime
Sex-related Crimes
Crimes Against Children
Violence Against Women
Child Abuse And Neglect
Corporate Crime
Domestic Violence
Rape
Courts, Laws & Justice
Courts
Supreme Court
Supreme Court’s Citizens United Case
Black Lives Matter
Death Penalty
Justice Department
Three Strikes Criminal Sentencing Standard
Mandatory Minimum Sentencing
Crack-Powder Sentencing Disparity
Federal Judges Confirmation Procedures
Caps on Punitive Damages
Bankruptcy Reform
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care, a General Statement
Improving Health & Medical Care
Reducing Health Care Costs
Disease Prevention
Rural Health Care
Health Information Interchange Network
Quality and Cost Reporting
Medical Errors
Immunizations and Vaccinations
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Medical Research
Physicians
Nurses
Public Health Workers
Children's Health
Women's Health
Elderly's Health
Health Disparities
Exposure to Toxic Chemicals
HIV/AIDS
Cancer
Mercury Pollution
Obesity
Diabetes
Mental Health
West Nile Virus
Autism
Asthma
Alzheimer's Disease
Substance Abuse
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy, a General Statement
Energy Independence from Foreign Oil
Oil Drilling
Gas Prices
Oil and Gas Subsidies
Oil Company Profits
Canadian Oil (Keystone) Pipeline
Nuclear Power
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Fuel Efficiency & Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards
Coal
Shale Gas Development
Offshore Oil Drilling Safety Standards
Energy Efficiency and Standards
Green Homes and Improvements
Energy Research and Development
Renewable Fuels, Biofuels and Ethanol
Hydrogen Cell Fuel Initiative
Natural Gas
Electricity Transmission Grid
Energy Bill
Department of Energy
Domestic Energy Production
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Production Tax Credit
Strategic Energy Fund
Energy Efficient Government Buildings
Gas & Oil, a General Statement
Low Carbon Fuels
Auto Industry
Hybrid & All Electric Cars
Flexible Fuel Vehicles
Values, Religion & Family
Family
Family Values
School & Public Prayer
American Values
Religion
Values
Tolerance & Political Correctness
Religion & State - First Amendment
Religion in Government
A Candidate's Religious Beliefs
Atheists and Agnostics
Mormon Religion and Polygamy
Evolution vs. Intelligent Design
Faith-Based Volunteer Efforts
Child Care
Foster Care
Adoption
Fatherhood
Child Custody and Support
Child Support Enforcement Budget
Teen Pregnancy
Prejudice
Indecency in the Media
Media Violence and Sex
Pornography and Adult Oriented Media
Desecration of Flag Constitutional Amendment
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
Transportation
Transportation, a General Statement
Infrastructure
Amtrak
Traffic Congestion
Telecommuting
Highway Safety
Drunk Driving
Rail
Public Transportation
Seaports
Veterans
Veterans, a General Statement
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Retired Veterans Benefits and Health Care
Survivor Benefits
Disabled Veterans Health Care
Homeless Veterans
Vetreran Job Retraining
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Veterans Funding
Disability Claims
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Brain Injuries (TBI)
Persian Gulf War Illnesses
Agent Orange Related Illness
Walter Reed Army Medical Center Scandal
Veterans Administration (VA)
Theft of Military Identity Data from VA
Veterans' Recognition
Civil Rights
Civil Rights, a General Statement
USA Patriot Act
Gender Equality & Women's Issues
Hate Crimes
Human Rights
Equal Rights Amendment
Persons with Disabilities
Property Rights vs. Civil Rights
Privacy
National Security Agency (NSA) Electronic Surveillance of US Citizens
Anti-semitism
Homes
Housing, a General Statement
Subprime Mortgage Crisis
Foreclosures
Mortgage Lending
Federal Mortgage Regulation
Mortgage Credit
Predatory Lending
Freeze Adjustable-rate Mortgage Interest Rates
Mortgage Bankers Lending Standards
Federal Housing Administration (FHA)
Neighborhoods, a General Statement
Community Development
Community Development Block Grant Program
Homeownership
Affordable Housing
Low Income Housing
Homelessness
Veteran Homeownership
Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs, a General Statement
Medicare Prescription Drug Plans
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Safety of Prescription Drugs
Importing Prescription Drugs from Canada
Safety of Imported Drugs
Increasing Prescription Drug Competition
Negotiating Pharmaceutical Prices
Bringing Generic Drugs on the Market Sooner
Prescription Drug Marketing
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security, a General Statement
Welfare
Long Term Viability of Social Security
Privatizing Social Security
Social Security Trust Fund
Raising the Retirement Age or Reducing Payment Levels
Tax on Social Security Benefits
Pensions, a General Statement
Pension Reform
401(k) Plans
Other Retirement Improvements
Consumers
Consumers, a General Statement
Consumer Fraud and Protection
Telemarketing
Credit Card Bill of Rights
Credit Card Company Practices
Credit Agencies
Truth In Lending
Insurance Industry
Financial Consumer Protection
Payday Loans
Imported Products' Safety
Consumer Product Safety
Consumer Products Safety Commission
Poverty & Welfare
Poverty, a General Statement
Urban Poverty
Urban Recovery
Rural Poverty
Rural Recovery
Hunger
Poor Children
Housing Assistance
Katrina Victims
Welfare, a General Statement
Faith-based Initiative Funding
Public Service
Public Service, a General Statement
Mandate Public Service
Enlarged National Service Program
AmeriCorps
Peace Corps
Science, Technology & Space
Science, a General Statement
Science and Technology Research and Development
Nanotechnologies
Biotechnology
Technology, a General Statement
National Science Foundation (NSF) Funding
Women and Minority Research Grants
Space, a General Statement
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Space Station
Aerospace Industry
Food & Agriculture
Food, a General Statement
Agriculture, a General Statement
Agriculture Reforms
Genetically Engineered Food
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Protecting Food Safety
Department of Agriculture
Family Farm
Farm Bill
Farm Subsidies
Farmer Owned Biofuel Refineries
Other Farm Assistance
Alcohol, Cigarettes & Gambling
Drunk Driving And Breath Tests
Cigarettes, a General Statement
Financial Crisis
Financial Crisis
Banks too Big to Fail
Bail Outs of General Motors and Chrysler
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Financial Industry Regulation
High-Frequency Trading
Hedge Funds & Private Equity Firms
Financial Meltdown
America's Brand of Capitalism
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