Democrat and Chronicle from Rochester, New York on October 18, 2015 · Page B5
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Democrat and Chronicle from Rochester, New York · Page B5

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USATODAY — DEMOCRATANDCHRONICLE SUNDAY,OCTOBER18,2015 E3 5B With20candidatesstillvyingtobethenextpresident,findingtheonethatmatchesyourviewscanbechallenging.USATODAYhasmadeitalittle easierwithour2016presidentialCandidateMatchGame( elections2016.usatoday.com ).We’llaskwhereyoustandonafewissues,includingthese below,andwe’llshowyouyourbestmatch.Theseanswersbelowaregenerallythecandidates’positions.Ouronlinegamewillletyoucheckoutthe candidates’specificstatementsoneachissue. WHERETHECANDIDATESSTAND DEMOCRATSREPUBLICANS MikeHuckabee LindseyGraham BobbyJindal JimGilmore JohnKasich MartinO’MalleyJimWebb BernieSanders LincolnChafeeHillaryClinton BenCarson CarlyFiorina TedCruz ChrisChristie JebBush MarcoRubio GeorgePataki RandPaulDonaldTrump RickSantorum Source USATODAYandDesMoinesRegisterresearch JIMSERGENT,USATODAY NOTE:THEGILMORECAMPAIGN DIDNOTPROVIDEAPOSITIONON THEMINIMUMWAGE No ,IbelievetheIran nucleardealwillhave disastrousconsequences andmustbeterminated assoonaspossible. TAXES HOWSHOULDTHENATION’STAXLAWSBECHANGED? MINIMUMWAGE DOYOUSUPPORTRAISINGTHEFEDERALMINIMUMWAGE? Raisetaxes onthewealthy andcorporationsand/or oncapitalgainstoincrease economicfairness. Lowercorporaterates butthewealthyshould paymore. Replacethetaxcode entirelywithaflattax. Replacetaxes onincome withataxonconsumption. Lowertaxes foreveryone, includingcorporations andthewealthy,to encourageeconomic growth Leaveit uptothestates Yes ,it’simportantto closetheincomegap No ,it’sabadideabecause itharmsbusiness Fightingovertheminimumwage ignores moreimportantquestionofhowtohelp Americansreachtheirfullincomepotential. HEALTHCARE WHATISYOUROPINIONOFTHEAFFORDABLECAREACT? Ilikesomeprovisions , thoughnotall,butgovernors andlawmakersshouldfully implementitnowthatit'slaw. It'sagoodlaw andshould beprotected Itdoesnotdoenough ;thegovernmentshould gofurtherinprovidinghealthcarecoverage, suchasthroughasingle-payersystem. Itisabadlaw thatshould berepealed SAME-SEXMARRIAGE Isupportthedecision. Gaysandlesbiansshould beabletomarrylike anyoneelse Idisagreewiththe decision andwouldsupport aconstitutionalamendment protectingtraditional marriageand/orIdon't believethedecisionmust beabidedby. Idisagree withthe decisionbutitisnow settledlaw IRAN DOYOUSUPPORTTHEIRANNUCLEARDEALANDBELIEVEIT SHOULDBEFULLYIMPLEMENTED? Yes ,Ibelievetheagreement shouldbecarriedoutandis ourbestbetatensuringIran doesnotdevelopnuclear weapons. No ,butthenextpresident shouldn'tthrowitout immediately upontakingoffice. DOYOUAGREEWITHTHESUPREMECOURT’SDECISION THATSAME-SEXCOUPLESHAVEARIGHTTOBEMARRIED?

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