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According to her campaign Web site, Kirkpatrick has the following positions:
- reduce prices of "basic necessities"
- affordable healthcare
- investment in infrastructure and renewable energy
- create jobs
- permanent tax cuts for 86 million families
- utilize America's potential oil resources
- keep American oil for America, not to be shared with China
- ultimate goal: discover and expand renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power to increase U.S. independence, reduce energy spending, and stimulate new jobs in Arizona
- increase teachers' salaries
- voluntary all day kindergarten
- early education
- improve access to resources for school districts
- undo negative effects of No Child Left Behind Act
Universal Health Care
- reform harmful practices of insurance companies
- expand S-CHIP to provide doctor care to children
- Medicare reform: government should help reduce prescription drug costs
War in Iraq
- return troops "as soon as responsibly possible" and with input from military leaders
- money for Iraq should go to struggling U.S. economy
- Iraqi government responsible for furthering progress
- allocate resources to combating terrorist groups like Al Qaeda, the Taliban, Osama bin Laden, among other entities
- improve border security
- increase resources and technologies for border patrols
- "Smart Fence"
- penalize employers who consciously hire illegal immigrants
- requirements for illegal immigrants who want legal status: employment, English-speaking, pay fine, wait their turn; criminal illegal immigrants should be deported
- supports Constitutional right
- introduce gun education to public schools
- lessen punishments for law-abiding citizens holding concealed weapons without permits 
Ann Kirkpatrick was born March 24, 1950, in McNary, Arizona on the White Mountain Apache nation. After graduating from Blue Ridge High School, she attended the University of Arizona and the University of Arizona College of Law.She was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2004 and re-elected in 2006. She has two daughters.
Money in politics
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|Top Contributors to during the 2008 Election Cycle|
|Donor||Amount (US Dollars)|
|EMILY's List||$ 68,208|
|Pinnacle West Capital||$ 20,500|
|Democratic Congressional Campaign Cmte||$ 13,450|
|Washington State University||$ 12,800|
|Democrats Win Seats PAC||$ 12,600|
|Planned Parenthood||$ 10,850|
|Honeywell International||$ 10,750|
|Salt River Project||$ 10,603|
|AICI Investments||$ 10,400|
|Renaissance Technologies||$ 10,400|
|Source: The Center for Responsive Politics' www.OpenSecrets.org site.|
Note: Contributions are not from the organizations themselves, but are rather from
the organization's PAC, employees or owners. Totals include subsidiaries and affiliates.
|Links to more campaign contribution information for Ann Kirkpatrick
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
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- Revolving door profile for Ann Kirkpatrick from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- 2006 privately funded travel profile for Ann Kirkpatrick from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- Personal finance profile for Ann Kirkpatrick from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
Committees and affiliations
- House Committee on Homeland Security
- House Committee on Small Business
- House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Committees in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)
Kirkpatrick will be assigned committees if and when she is elected to Congress.
More background data
|On the Web|
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- 2008 U.S. congressional election dates
- Portal:Arizona and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Issues
- ↑ Kirkpatrick for Congress
- ↑ Green Papers Arizona 2008 General Election
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Arizona State Legislature
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Date of Birth: March 24, 1950
November 4, 2008