Campaign Finance Reform

Our political system is not broken; it has been bought.   If we are to properly address the other issues facing our nation, we must first get money out of politics.  More…

Education

Our nation’s teachers are the key to preparing our children for the world that awaits them. But our nation’s priorities and policies regarding education create a top-down system that makes that job more difficult.  More…

Health Care

People must receive the health care they need, not what they can afford.  Your ability to pay for medical attention when you need it is far too important to be used as a chip in a Washington poker game.  More…

Banking and Financial Reform

Reckless financial practices put our economy in grave peril,  but Congress has done little to protect us from future financial ruin.  More…

Same-Sex Marriage

I believe that the sanctity of marriage is in the commitment of the partners, not their gender.  More…

Immigration Reform

I support comprehensive immigration reform that creates a fair, efficient, and appealing legal immigration system; eliminates the incentive for businesses to hire illegal workers; and secures our nation’s borders.  More…

Reproductive Rights

The choice to terminate a pregnancy is a sacred trust between a woman and her doctor. There is no role for the government in this relationship. More…

Energy and the Environment

As someone who has worked firsthand on oil spill response, I know the importance of preventing destruction to our environment. More…