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Candidate Positions on Stem cell research

Read the full responses from candidates below. “Answer option” is the choice given in the quiz, and “Candidate’s position” shows the candidate’s response to MPR News.

Question: Should federal funding be used to expand embryonic stem cell research?
Michael CumminsMichael Cummins ANSWER OPTION: I oppose it.

Jim OberstarJim Oberstar ANSWER OPTION: I strongly support significant increases in funding for medical research, but I continue to have concerns with the moral implications regarding the destruction of human embryos for medical research.