Candidate Profile
Pete Viscolsky

Democrat , Indiana


Pete Viscolsky
U.S. Rep., Dist. 1

Panel Rating

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Conservative Organizations

Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  19%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  16%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  15%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  14%, 15%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  17%, 14%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  7%, 11%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  8%, 10%
Club for Growth, 2015:  7%, 10%
American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  0%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2013-14:  0%
FRC Action, 2015:  0%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  0%



Liberal Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  100%
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  100%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  100%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  92%, 94%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  100%, 92%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  88%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  85%





Indiana State AFL-CIO

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1. Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self interest into the fairest and most productive economic system there is, and are the key to national prosperity.

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2. It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

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3. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

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4. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons into the country.

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5. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

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6. Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

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7. Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition.

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8. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

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9. Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

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10. Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions when these are not economically feasible.

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11. More restrictive gun control laws are needed now to protect public safety.

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12. The founders established pure democracy in the Constitution because they believed that it is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.

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13. People should be able to vote without photo identification.

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14. What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers within the Constitution?

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15. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.

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16. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?

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17. Based on the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, please arrange the following entities, starting with the highest source of authority, and continue the list in descending order of authority, skipping any that do not apply: Academia, Congress, Constitution, God, Industry, Media, Professional Sports, Supreme Court, Voters.

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18. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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