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Positions, record and controversies
McClintock supports implementing a federal spending limit, and reducing wasteful and mismanaged spending from the government. 
To lower the amount of illegal immigration, McClintock supports completing the southern border fence and enforcing current immigration laws more strictly, rather than creating new ones. 
McClintock believes that allowing forest and land management to be done by local government will help lower the amount of wildfires in California. 
McClintock supports fully funding the military as well as returning to Reagan's "peace through strength" idea. 
For a better education system, McClintock favors allowing local government and communities to make education decisions rather than using a "one size fits all" model. 
McClintock would like the 2003 Bush tax cuts to be permanent, and allow businesses the opportunity to grow. 
He won the Republican nomination in the June 2008 primaries and went on to defeat Charlie Brown (D) to replace retiring incumbent Rep. John Doolittle R-Calif.) in the November, 2008 general election.
Money in politics
Committees and affiliations
McClintock will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
McClintock for Congress
1700 Eureka Rd, Suite 170
Roseville, CA 95661
916-783-4411 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 916-783-4411 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Articles and resources
Related SourceWatch articles
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:California and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Thomas McClintock For Congress>Issues
- ↑ Thomas McClintock, "Inconvenient Questions", Presentation to the Heartland Institute's 2009 International Conference on Climate Change, Thomas McClintock website, March 9, 2009.(Download video here).
- ↑ Rachel Kapochunas, [http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?docID=news-000002993105 "California Republican Wins Next-to-Last Nov. 4 House Race,"> CQ Politics, December 4, 2008
Local blogs and discussion sites
Presentations by McClintock
- Tom McClintock, "Inconvenient Questions", Presentation to the Heartland Institute's International Conference on Climate Change (2009), March 9, 2009. (The video of the presentation can be downloaded here).
- Skeptic, "Follow The Money: Doolittle, McClintock & Gaines," The Folsom Telegraph (California) blog, October 26, 2008.
|Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives|
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|First Elected to Current Office:
November 4, 2008
|First Took Current Office:
January 3, 2009
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Date of Birth: July 10, 1956