Hometown: Prairie Village.
Occupation: International trade lawyer.
Education: Attended Kansas University for two years; bachelor's degree in politics from Princeton University; law degree from Harvard Law School.
Abortion: Pro-choice. Believes it is a woman's right to make a decision on religious and moral grounds.
Balanced budget: Opposes balanced budget amendment, which she calls a gimmick. She wants to go to a two-year budget. She wants to differentiate the spending in terms of operating and capital expenses.
Taxes: Favors targeted tax cuts as long as the budget can be balanced.