Budget & Economy|
John McCain: Iím well-versed in economics; I was at the Reagan Revolution.
John McCain: Impose some fiscal discipline to revive the economy.
John McCain: Will be able to reduce war costs & have a stable Middle East.
John McCain: Reform insurance to cover violent weather patterns.
John McCain: FactCheck: Said--then denied--he needed economics education.
Mike Huckabee: Stimulus plan is $150B from China, to spend on Chinese goods.
Mitt Romney: Make sure that we rein in spending.
Mitt Romney: Support some kind of national catastrophic fund.
Ron Paul: Economic stimulus ok, but not via spending & printing money.
Ron Paul: Dollar crashing due to trillions spent on maintaining empire.
Ron Paul: Waving a flag the whole time on spending.
Rudy Giuliani: Get economy back on track based on growth principles.
Rudy Giuliani: Comfortable with trying to reach voters in Spanish.
John McCain: Cut corporate income taxes to keep jobs here.
Mitt Romney: Key to economic stimulus: get companies to buy more stuff.
Energy & Oil|
John McCain: In favor of cap-and-trade.
Rudy Giuliani: Support the technologies that improve alternative energy use.
Families & Children|
Mike Huckabee: Understand the totality of the American family.
Rudy Giuliani: China is a great opportunity and a great caution for the US.
John McCain: More sunshine on the Working Group on Financial Markets.
John McCain: FactCheck: $35B in pork meant $484 per child, not $1000.
Mitt Romney: Use my own money in a campaign to try and change the US.
Mitt Romney: Not concerned about voters on his campaign self-contribution.
Mitt Romney: Support the 2nd Amendment AND the assault weapon ban.
Mitt Romney: Get everyone some form of catastrophic health coverage.
Mitt Romney: Add 100,000 to the military without a draft.
Rudy Giuliani: A special policy for Cuban immigrants fleeing Castro.
Rudy Giuliani: Support tamper-proof ID card and path to citizenship.
Rudy Giuliani: FactCheck: Cut unemployment substantially, but not in half.
Principles & Values|
John McCain: FactCheck: Won NH & SC via independents, but lost GOP vote.
Mike Huckabee: Ought to be able to respect people who donít have any faith.
Mike Huckabee: People should deal with the use of faith in my campaign.
Mitt Romney: Donít think religion figuring into this race.
Ron Paul: The Republicans donít act like Republicans anymore.
Mike Huckabee: Will try to fix Social Security with FairTax.
Mitt Romney: Will try to fix Social Security without raising taxes.
Ron Paul: Abolish Social Security, but not overnight.
Ron Paul: Let people get out of Social Security; itís a failure.
John McCain: Romney raising fees a quarter-billion dollars is a tax hike.
John McCain: Opposed to the Bush tax cuts as spending got out of control.
John McCain: FactCheck: Against Bush tax cuts in 2003; for them in 2006.
Mike Huckabee: FairTax will tax the average American much less.
Mike Huckabee: FairTax and its prebate untax the poor and the elderly.
Mike Huckabee: FactCheck: To be revenue-neutral, FairTax raises some taxes.
Mike Huckabee: FactCheck: FairTax does not bring underground into economy.
Mitt Romney: I support the Bush tax cuts.
Rudy Giuliani: Reduce the capital gains tax, permanently.
Mike Huckabee: $150B for highway infrastructure is better stimulus package.
War & Peace|
John McCain: The Iraq war was worth the price in blood and treasure.
Mike Huckabee: Failing to find the WMDs doesnít mean they werenít there.
Mitt Romney: It was the right decision to go into Iraq.
Ron Paul: The Iraq war was not worth the price in blood and treasure.
Rudy Giuliani: The Iraq war was worth the price in blood and treasure.