Powers supported the Obama health care reform, and believes it is a moral imperative to supply health care to all Americans.
Powers supports comprehensive immigration reform and providing a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, favors gun control, and supports equal rights for gay people in the form of universal civil unions, leaving marriage strictly as a religious institution.
She opposes "don't ask, don't tell." and supports closing Guantanamo Bay and putting prisoners in federal prisons.
She opposes the Iraq war, as well as the Fairness Doctrine, and a constitutional amendment to ban flag burning.
She supports a strong separation of church and state.
She also opposes the death penalty.
She supports the right of countries to choose their own governments free of outside influence but is against the establishment of theocracies. Powers has a particular concern over the influence of Islamists in Egypt due to her husband being of Coptic Egyptian origin.
KIRSTEN POWERS is defending Newt. Now that is rich. Here are some of her other political positions
Well, she finally got one right.