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2010 Senate debates


AK: Miller(R)
vs.McAdams(D)
vs.Murkowski(I)
AR: Lincoln(D)
vs.Boozman(R)
AZ: McCain(R)
vs.Glassman(D)
CA: Boxer(D)
vs.Fiorina(R)
CO: Bennet(D)
vs.Buck(R)
CT: Blumenthal(D)
vs.McMahon(R)
DE: O`Donnell(R)
vs.Coons(D)
FL: Crist(I)
vs.Meek(D)
vs.Rubio(R)
IA: Grassley(R)
vs.Conlin(D)
IL: Kirk(R)
vs.Giannoulias(D)
IN: Ellsworth(D)
vs.Coats(R)
KY: Paul(R)
vs.Conway(D)
LA: Vitter(R)
vs.Melancon(D)
MO: Carnahan(D)
vs.Blunt(R)
NC: Burr(R)
vs.Marshall
ND: Hoeven(R)
vs.Potter(DNL)
NH: Hodes(D)
vs.Ayotte(R)
NV: Reid(D)
vs.Angle(R)
NY: Gillibrand(D)
vs.DioGuardi(R)
OH: Portman(R)
vs.Fisher(D)
OR: Wyden(D)
vs.Huffman(R)
PA: Sestak(D)
vs.Toomey(R)
UT: Lee(R)
vs.Granato(D)
WA: Murray(D)
vs.Rossi(R)
WI: Feingold(D)
vs.Johnson(R)
WV: Manchin(D)
vs.Raese(R)


Chris Wallace presidential candidate interview series, "Choosing the President", on Fox News Sunday, throughout 2007


 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Fred Thompson: Life begins at conception; abortion takes a life.
    Fred Thompson: Reverse Roe & return abortion to states, to allow SOME bans.
    Fred Thompson: Let states decide abortion with restrictions as they see fit.
    Mike Huckabee: No states rights for moral issues like abortion.
    Mitt Romney: Following in Reaganís footsteps in converting to pro-life.
    Rudy Giuliani: Forever against abortion; but respect othersí choice.
    Rudy Giuliani: Appoint constructionist judges, but no litmus test.
    Rudy Giuliani: Would personally advise women against abortion.
    Rudy Giuliani: 1997:Supported partial birth; opposed parental notificiation.
    Rudy Giuliani: Would not oppose strong pro-life plank of GOP platform.
    Fred Thompson: Judges should not make new social policy for the country.
Budget & Economy
    Mitt Romney: Disagrees with reported negative study of MA economy.
    Rudy Giuliani: Taught NYC how to use principles of fiscal conservatism.
Civil Rights
    Fred Thompson: Be tolerant of gays, but no special categories or rights.
    Fred Thompson: No gay marriage; leave civil unions to the states.
Energy & Oil
    Chris Dodd: Carbon tax of $50B/year to make alternatives competitive.
    Chris Dodd: Gas tax its consumers too directly; tax carbon instead.
Foreign Policy
    Mike Huckabee: Protect US sovereignty, but earn respect abroad.
    Bill Richardson: Make $10B in aid to Pakistan conditional on democracy.
    Bill Richardson: No conditions on aid to Pakistan, but push for democracy.
Government Reform
    Rudy Giuliani: Line item veto is unconstitutional; beat Clintonís in 1990s.
    John McCain: 527s are clearly illegal; reform intended for small donors.
    Fred Thompson: Reasonable limitations on soft money.
    Fred Thompson: Scooter Libby trial was a miscarriage of justice.
Gun Control
    Fred Thompson: NYC doesnít have same values as America on gun control.
    Mike Huckabee: Second Amendmen is about freedom, not about hunting.
    Rudy Giuliani: 2nd Amendment gives people the individual right to bear arms.
    Rudy Giuliani: Supported nationwide licensing & assault weapons ban.
    Rudy Giuliani: Things you do in NY about guns may be different than TX.
    Fred Thompson: Having handguns in your home is a Constitutional right.
Health Care
    Mike Huckabee: Called for isolating AIDS carriers in 1992, not quarantine.
Homeland Security
    John McCain: Hiding torture is wrong, and harms US credibility abroad.
    Mike Huckabee: Torture is unproductive, and should not be US policy.
    Mike Huckabee: Kick rear ends if documents destroyed to protect rear ends.
    Mike Huckabee: Opposes waterboarding; close Guantanamo as a bad symbol.
    Mitt Romney: Global military & non-military effort to defeat jihad.
    Mitt Romney: Donít weaken Musharraf; we need ally against Bin Laden.
    Rudy Giuliani: Interrogation & surveillance: do legally but aggressively.
    Rudy Giuliani: There were other command centers besides the one at WTC.
    John McCain: Close Guantanamo Bay prison; announce no-torture policy.
    John McCain: Torture has never worked throughout history.
Immigration
    Mike Huckabee: Pathway to citizenship must start at back of line, out of US.
    Mike Huckabee: Send illegals home so all in US can hold their heads high.
    Bill Richardson: Driverís license for illegals helps public safety.
    Rudy Giuliani: Let illegalsí kids go to school, or theyíll be on streets.
    John McCain: Comprehensive reform must include border security first.
    Fred Thompson: Canít round up 12M illegals, so focus on preventing next 12M.
Principles & Values
    Fred Thompson: Not consumed by politics; running for future of kids & US.
    Mike Huckabee: Judge Romney, & any candidate, by record, not by faith.
    Mike Huckabee: Iím a conservative, but Iím not mean about it.
    Bill Richardson: Giuliani left Iraq Study Group; uninterested in war deaths.
    Bill Richardson: Predicts a win in New Hampshire primary.
    Mike Huckabee: N.H. strategy: stick with convictions & straight answers.
    Mike Huckabee: Not thinking about Vice Presidency despite heavy speculation.
    Mitt Romney: 1983: Carried dog in kennel on car roof, against MA law.
    Mitt Romney: Misspoke that sonsí campaign service comparable to military.
    Chris Dodd: Americans arenít divided; our political establishment is.
    John McCain: Reform govít, fight Islamic extremism; & restore integrity.
    John McCain: I am here to serve, but not necessarily as president.
    John McCain: Looks to Reagan, Teddy Roosevelt, & Eisenhower as models.
    John McCain: Loyalty is important, but performance should come first.
    John McCain: If I lose capacity for anger, I lose capacity to serve.
Social Security
    Fred Thompson: Revamp Social Security to pay $2.5T for new tax plan.
    Fred Thompson: Allow 2% into a private personal account, with 2% match.
    John McCain: Save benefits by bipartisan agreement; but without new tax.
Tax Reform
    Fred Thompson: Two options: file as you do now, or flatter two-rate plan.
    Fred Thompson: Index the AMT for now; repeal it eventually.
    Mike Huckabee: FairTax is 23%; Bushís study missed prebate & other aspects.
    Mike Huckabee: Gut this incredibly complex and arcane tax code.
    Mike Huckabee: Attacked as tax-and-spend by several anti-tax groups.
    John McCain: Bush tax cuts fiscally reckless & favored rich;but keep them.
Technology
    Bill Richardson: Doesnít believe in UFOs, but wants more info on Roswell.
War & Peace
    John McCain: Keep military option open against Iran, even if no nukes.
    John McCain: No direct talk with Iran; talk is over-rated.
    Mitt Romney: Slow progress vs. frightening consequences of withdrawal.
    Rudy Giuliani: Failure should never be the option; self-fulfilling prophecy.
    Chris Dodd: Iraq civil war is Shia vs. Sunni, not US versus Al Qaida.
    Chris Dodd: Al Qaida wants us bogged down in Iraq; go after bin Laden.
    Fred Thompson: If Saddam were still around today, things would be worse.


The above quotations are from Chris Wallace presidential candidate interview series, "Choosing the President", on Fox News Sunday, throughout 2007.

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