Senator Lamar Alexander

DETAILS: Senator Lamar Alexander
(1940 - ) Tennessee
  • United States Senate
  • Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
  • Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
  • Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
  • Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
  • Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
  • Subcommittee on Department of Defense
  • Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Subcommittee on Water and Power
  • Subcommittee on National Parks
  • Subcommittee on Energy
  • Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
  • Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety
  • Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security
  • Subcommittee on Children and Families
  • Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
  • TN Senate
    (2003- present)
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ISSUES: Senator Lamar Alexander

FOR

Gun Control

How to reduce gun violence. Two different approaches.

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FOR Republicans

Republicans "share the desire to end gun violence in this country, and in many ways, “universal background checks” sound like a reasonable, commonsense step to make us safer. But in reality, the Democrat proposals do nothing to decrease gun violence. Not only are their proposals duplicative, but they could very well be used to infringe upon the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens." https://www.gop.gov/member-issue/preventing-mass-shootings/ See More»

FOR Democrats

"Democrats believe that we can reduce gun violence while respecting the rights of responsible gun owners. We believe we should expand and strengthen background checks for those who want to purchase a firearm – because it shouldn’t be easier to get a gun than a driver’s license. We believe we should ensure that guns don’t fall into the hands of terrorists (whether they be domestic or foreign), domestic abusers, other violent criminals, or those who have shown signs of danger toward themselves or others. And we believe we should treat gun violence as the deadly public health crisis it is." https://democrats.org/where-we-stand/the-issues/preventing-gun-violence/ See More»

AGAINST

Diversity

Diversity refers to differences in racial or ethnic classifications, age, gender, religion, philosophy, physical abilities, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, or any other distinguishing factor. Most politicians are in favor of diversity. They differ on whether diversity should be legislated.

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AGAINST Republicans

Republicans are for diversity, but generally against forced and legislated diversity requirements. See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats are generally in favor of legislative diversity requirements. See More»

AGAINST

Diversity

Diversity refers to differences in racial or ethnic classifications, age, gender, religion, philosophy, physical abilities, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, or any other distinguishing factor. Most politicians are in favor of diversity. They differ on whether diversity should be legislated.

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Republicans are for diversity, but generally against forced and legislated diversity requirements. See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats are generally in favor of legislative diversity requirements. See More»

FOR

Gun Control

How to reduce gun violence. Two different approaches.

DETAILS:

FOR Republicans

Republicans "share the desire to end gun violence in this country, and in many ways, “universal background checks” sound like a reasonable, commonsense step to make us safer. But in reality, the Democrat proposals do nothing to decrease gun violence. Not only are their proposals duplicative, but they could very well be used to infringe upon the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens." https://www.gop.gov/member-issue/preventing-mass-shootings/ See More»

FOR Democrats

"Democrats believe that we can reduce gun violence while respecting the rights of responsible gun owners. We believe we should expand and strengthen background checks for those who want to purchase a firearm – because it shouldn’t be easier to get a gun than a driver’s license. We believe we should ensure that guns don’t fall into the hands of terrorists (whether they be domestic or foreign), domestic abusers, other violent criminals, or those who have shown signs of danger toward themselves or others. And we believe we should treat gun violence as the deadly public health crisis it is." https://democrats.org/where-we-stand/the-issues/preventing-gun-violence/ See More»

DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
    • Company
    • Amount
    • American Medical Association
    • $171.2k
    • Pfizer, Inc.
    • $17.5k
    • Anthem, Inc.
    • $15k
    • UNITEDHEALTH GROUP, INC.
    • $15k
    • National Association of Home Builders
    • $15k
    • Amgen, Inc.
    • $15k
    • National Education Association
    • $15k
    • Prudential Financial, Inc.
    • $13.5k
    • Sanofi US Services Inc.
    • $12.5k
    • ADTALEM GLOBAL EDUCATION
    • $12.5k
Based on the July 2019 report, next report due August 20th.
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