Mr. Beren is the Republican challenger to Mr. McDermott's 7th District Seat.
Energy & Oil
Has stated that the world has plenty of oil.
Agrees that we need to end our dependent on foreign oil.
Supports continued drilling in the United States.
Opposes research into bio fuels calling them inefficient and counter-productive.
Opposes government-run health care.
Supports free market solutions to the health care problem in America.
Supports increased competition among providers to consumers.
Opposes immediate withdrawal from Iraq and any type of an "exit strategy."