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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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

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

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

Make Congress hold open votes on each measure, instead of Omnibus bills?

At present, horrible measures are voted on late at night, on Fridays and holidays, or buried in omnibus Bills. (The Patriot Act is one of the most egregious)

Submitted by: Richard L. from CA
April 21, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections

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
Submitted by: Ghost from VA
April 21, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
Issue area: Economy & Jobs

Do you support Universal Health Care and our right to negotiate drug prices.

We are the only industrialized nation with a 'for profit' health care system and most seniors are terrified of not being able to afford expensive drugs and treatment as they age, which causes stress

Submitted by: eileen from NY
April 24, 2016, 1:39 a.m.
Issue area: Health
Submitted by: John L from FL
April 18, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections

Do you support completely open Primaries?

The Primary process is essentially controlled by the 2 Parties, the Democrats and Republicans. In States w/ closed Primaries, Independents are not allowed to vote in either Primary.

Submitted by: CosmicChuck from NM
April 19, 2016, 11:33 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections

Will you stop all fracking initiatives?

Will you promote the restoration of both the Everglades and the Indian River lagoon?

Submitted by: thomask from FL
April 18, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
Issue area: Environment

Will you support public funding of elections?

Most of the major issues facing our country are affected by the central issue of money in politics. Unless we solve that problem, lasting change is virtually impossible.

Submitted by: Betty
April 23, 2016, 7:52 p.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections

Will you vote against future legislation aimed at keeping citizens in the dark?

House Republicans are currently pushing legislation aimed specifically at keeping citizens from knowing what is in their food, a.k.a. the "DARK Act", a.k.a. the "Monsanto Protection Act".

Submitted by: disneyfann from CA
April 19, 2016, 8:59 p.m.
Issue area: Health

What is your stance on net neutrality?

Net Neutrality is the foundation of the start-up culture boom that has boosted our economy. Repealing it will make the playing field unfair for small business. Will you fight for it?

Submitted by: Jay from IL
April 21, 2016, 11:26 a.m.
Issue area: Infrastructure & Technology

Do you back Murphy-Paul bill to set new conditions for U.S. aid to Saudi Arabia?

Chris Murphy/Rand Paul bill requires Saudi Arabia to protect civilians in their war in Yemen & cooperate with us against ISIS/Al Qaeda as conditions of U.S. military aid. Do you support or oppose?

Submitted by: Robert Naiman from IL
April 21, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
Issue area: Foreign Policy & Military

Would you support charging members of Congress with "willful neglect of office"?

Are elected officials who go to DC with the sole purpose of impeding the function of govt., failing to discharge the duties of the office they were elected to? Should they be criminally charged?

Submitted by: Deana I. from CA
April 21, 2016, 12:18 a.m.
Issue area: Government & Elections

Would you support expanding the teaching of climate change in our schools?

We really needed to be doing this decades ago where the efforts could have been more impactful.

Submitted by: Joe F. from TN
April 19, 2016, 8:31 p.m.
Issue area: Education

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
Submitted by: Steven G. from VA
April 19, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Issue area: Education

How will you stop the double standards of those too powerful to be punished?

Major corporations get away with buying their way out of criminal charges by being allowed to pay fines. Police officers are assumed to never lie. When will those in power be held accountable?

Submitted by: JonnyB from MN
April 21, 2016, 9:45 p.m.
Issue area: Civil Rights

Should the government be profiting off of student loan debt?

Currently 45% of the Federal financial assets are held as student loan debts. Should the government profit or continue to risk 17% default rate on these loans?
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Submitted by: Joe Brown from FL
April 19, 2016, 12:18 p.m.
Issue area: Economy & Jobs

Do you support equal pay for women and an at least six weeks paid family leave?

We Americans pride ourselves as a modern and free society. Yet today there is still a wage gap between men and women, and a mother still has to choose between her child and her career.
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Submitted by: AlanW from NY
April 21, 2016, 9:45 a.m.
Issue area: Civil Rights
Submitted by: Political Taproot from CA
April 22, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
Issue area: Taxes & Budget

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