Monday, April 25 at 7pm EDT Rep. David Jolly (R) and Rep. Alan Grayson (D) went head-to-head and answered YOUR questions in a groundbreaking Open Debate moderated by The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur and Independent Journal Review's Benny Johnson.

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Ask Congressman David Jolly (R-FL) and Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL) about the issues that are most important to you -- then vote and tell others! Watch the Florida Open Debate for U.S. Senate right here on Monday, April 25, at 7:00 pm EDT. All questions will be chosen from among those that receive the most votes online.
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Do you support lifting the cap on Social Security?

The current SS Tax cap is a little above $106000. Removal of that cap would fund SS without draining monies from the general fund?

Submitted by: Will C. from FL
April 22, 2016, 3:06 p.m.
Issue area: Taxes & Budget

Do you think the US should go 100% renewable energy. If so, how?

We are one of the countries that contribute a large amount of carbon to the atmosphere. As a post-industrial country we should be more responsible in our actions, so we are a better model for others.

Submitted by: Timothy F. from NH
April 21, 2016, 5:02 p.m.
Issue area: Environment

Will you support an amendment to gurantee acess to vote as federal law.

Our country is trying to restrict the vote to minority and poor.

Submitted by: Dld
April 24, 2016, 3:07 p.m.
Issue area: Civil Rights

Do you support tuition free public colleges and universities?

We are told to get a proper education, most of us can't afford the debt that comes along. We leave these colleges and universities with a lot of debt. k-12 is tax funded why can't public colleges ?

Submitted by: Tyler A. from MA
April 21, 2016, 9:28 p.m.
Issue area: Education

Do you believe rising sea levels will be a threat to life and property in FL?

Skip the "is climate change real" and other hotbutton language. Cut right through to why non-environmentalist voters should care.If yes, what do you consider to be the top priorities for preparedness

Submitted by: QueendomofD from MO
April 19, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Issue area: Environment
Submitted by: Feel the Bern from MA
April 22, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
Issue area: Environment
Submitted by: John L from FL
April 18, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections

Would you support or oppose federal legislation protecting LGBT rights?

"Bathroom bills" like those in North Carolina and Tennessee seem to be the new front in LGBT civil rights. Would you propose or support federal legislation protecting these communities?

Submitted by: Shaun M from MI
April 19, 2016, 10:18 a.m.
Issue area: Civil Rights

Would you support ,free education,amnesty or reduced costs for college education

The cost of education is too high in our country. Would you support amnesty for loans owed? Would you be interested in free education funded by higher taxes on wealthier people and corporates?

Submitted by: Charles T. from CA
April 21, 2016, 12:36 a.m.
Issue area: Education

Do you support medical marijuana on a Federal level?

The reason I'm asking this is that I am a disabled veteran and want VAs to be able to be prescribed medical marijuana. It helps with pain, eating, & has even been proven to help veterans with PTSD.

Submitted by: Mary H from FL
April 18, 2016, 8:26 p.m.
Issue area: Society & Community

How will you reduce the US military budget to foster peace, economic well-being?

We spend a huge % of the US budget on military and war-related costs; instead, we should spend lots of this on peace-building, renewable energy, infrastructure, universal healthcare & education, etc.

Submitted by: Barbara
April 19, 2016, 8:12 p.m.
Issue area: Foreign Policy & Military

Will you reduce the share of the national budget dedicated to the Military?

Do you have a plan to reduce funding to Federal Agencies that further the Neo-Con agenda of endless war?

Submitted by: adrienneh from FL
April 18, 2016, 6:09 p.m.
Issue area: Foreign Policy & Military

Would you work to create a maximum pay ratio law?

A Max pay ratio such as 50:1 would make it so that CEO's can not pay themselves more than 50 times their lowest paid employee. In most cases this would solve the living wage problem permanently.

Submitted by: MovingForward
April 22, 2016, 11:23 p.m.
Issue area: Economy & Jobs

Do you believe our health care system can be fixed and available to everyone?

Medical breakthroughs need to be delivered quickly, efficiently, and safely. A free national online network for medical records, training, and medical expert-to-patient care needs to be made now.

Submitted by: Daniel from WA
April 19, 2016, 6:38 p.m.
Issue area: Health

What will you do to ensure that all Americans have their vote counted

This Primary season has been riddled with voter suppression and fraud. What will you change to make it work for all of us so that elections cannot be fudged against the will of the people!

Submitted by: Maryann Mueller from NY
April 21, 2016, 9:30 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections

Will you immediately restore voting rights to felons with time served?

Many who have served their time cannot vote years after completing sentence. This is a violation of civil rights.

Submitted by: Bernice S. from FL
April 21, 2016, 5:05 a.m.
Issue area: Civil Rights

Why should the American people trust anyone who does not fully disclose donors?

What does it say about a politician when they hide who is funding them? I don't think I would vote for someone who is not openly opposed to Citizens United. Silence is choosing to side w the oppresors

Submitted by: A.J. King from OH
April 19, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections

Can we require gun owners to participate in gun safety classes and use lessons?

There were at least 12,942 gun deaths in the US in 2015. Does the right to bear arms exclude the right to be responsible? Training classes, gun range classes and free gun locks are simply logical.

Submitted by: Cindy from AR
April 20, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
Issue area: Civil Rights

Do you support changing the law to enable the Feds to negotiate drug prices?

Currently it is illegal for the Federal Govt. to negotiate the best price for drugs with the Pharmaceutical industry. Do you support Federal negotiations for drug prices for all Medicare recipients?

Submitted by: JFS from OR
April 24, 2016, 5:21 p.m.
Issue area: Health
Submitted by: Jakob N. from VA
April 21, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Would you vote to remove Superdelegates the Democratic Primaries?

Superdelegates were created in the 80s for the establishment to protect itself from a candidate it does not want. What happens when the people need protection from the establishment?

Submitted by: Jose G. from FL
April 22, 2016, 5:42 a.m.
Issue area: Civil Rights

How will you as FL Senator impact the people incarcerated for nonviolent crimes?

Florida has about 50,000 less people in jail than Mexico. 40 percent prison population is incarcerated for nonviolent crimes, and drug offenders accounted for 20 percent of Florida’s prison population
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Submitted by: NickDrake from FL
April 20, 2016, 9:45 a.m.
Issue area: Society & Community

Will you be a strong supporter of our national public lands?

There is a movement amongst conservative western politicians to sell off our national public lands for resource development and private gain, thereby excluding the public from enjoyment of these lands

Submitted by: Wildbot from OR
April 20, 2016, 11:51 p.m.
Issue area: Environment

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