Reader's View: Stauber needs to explain his recent ‘no’ votes

I'm guessing these issues are strongly supported by the majority of residents in his 8th Congressional District.

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Rep. Pete Stauber, in about the last two months, has voted against capping Medicare prescription drug costs at $2,000 annually, against ensuring access to contraceptives, and against protecting the right to marry by gay and interracial couples.

I'm guessing these issues are strongly supported by the majority of residents in his 8th Congressional District, so perhaps he could explain his opposition on these important votes.

Andrew Streitz



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