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Candidate Positions on Stem cell research

The following positions reflect those used for each candidate in the Select A Candidate survey. They come from the candidates; public statements, Web sites, and responses to Minnesota Public Radio questionnaires. In some cases, candidiates have failed to respond to inquiries, and their position is noted as "No known opinion."

Question: Should federal funding be used to expand embryonic stem cell research?
Michele M. BachmannMichele M. Bachmann ANSWER OPTION: No. I voted against a bill to expand research to more embryonic stem cell lines.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: House Roll Call Vote, 2007 (More Info)

El TinklenbergEl Tinklenberg ANSWER OPTION: The potential life-saving benefits are too great to ignore.