Still undecided about who to vote for in today's linkurl:Super Tuesday; election? Here's another source from Research!America and its partners called "Your Candidates-Your Health." The site, which has linkurl:already polled; the public and elected representatives about their attitudes towards research and healthcare, has now invited every presidential candidate to weigh in on key questions. Senator linkurl:Hillary Clinton; says she plans to linkurl:increase funding; for the NIH, CDC, and the FDA, and expand federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. Here's another question, verbatim: Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? "The U.S. is in danger of losing its global competitive edge in science, technology and innovation." Agree Disagree Don't know No opinion Clinton's answer: Agree. Senator linkurl:Barack Obama; gave the exact same answers, which doesn't help you decide between the two candidates. But after each question, candidates provided written explanations for their answers, so those may provide nuances...
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