Defending America. We are unwavering in our committment to keep our nation safe, both home and abroad. Education. We want to provide every child with world class education, with the proper resources and expanded opportunities - like West Virginia'a Promise Scholarships - to advance their learning. Military Strength. We will not send our troops abroad without the equipment and training they need and will keep our nation's promises to our veterans. Opportunity. We are committed to expanding economic opportunity to all Americans and creating the new jobs of the future. Civil Liberties and Human Rights. We believe strongly in protecting the fundamental freedoms and values for all that make America great. Responsibility. We are committed to open, honest and ethical government; to reforming our nation's voting system to guarantee that every vote counts; and to protecting America's natural resources and environment. Affordable Health Care. We want to make sure that every single American has access to affordable, effective health coverage. Tax Fairness and Fiscal Responsibility. We oppose shifting the tax burden onto middle class families by cutting taxes for the very wealthiest Americans, and protest the huge burden placed on future generations by borrowing hundreds of billions of dollars from foreign nations today. Social Security. Our commitment to save and protect Social Security is absolute.