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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)


2010 Colorado Senate Debates


    Colorado Senate debates:
  • Sept. 12: Debate sponsored by the Western Slope advocacy group Club 20
  • Sept. 17: Debate in Pueblo at Centennial High School; sponsored by The Pueblo Chieftain, Pueblo Community College, Pueblo City Schools and the 2020 Commission.
  • Oct. 15: Senatorial and Gubernatorial debates hosted by ABC's Denver affiliate KMGH-TV and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. ABC News' Jake Tapper and KMGH anchor, Mike Landess, will moderate the debate between Senate candidates Michael Bennet (D) and Ken Buck (R) The senate debate will air on Sunday, October 17, at 9am MT on 7News following "This Week with Christiane Amanpour."
  • Oct. 17: Senate candidate debate on Meet the Press
  • Oct. 23: Debate In Colorado Springs; Televised live by CBS4; perhaps other untelevised October debates
    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2010 CO Senate Debates (number of quotes indicated):
  • Ken Buck (21)
  • Michael Bennet (14)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Abortion
   Ken Buck: Opposes abortion rights, even in cases of rape and incest.
Budget & Economy
   Michael Bennet: Stimulus bill avoided Depression; now we need infrastructure.
   Ken Buck: We spent $787B on stimulus with nothing to show for it.
   Michael Bennet: Stimulus bill limited because recession worse than expected.
Civil Rights
   Ken Buck: Buck "mis-spoke" comparing homosexuality to alcoholism.
   Ken Buck: Birth influences homosexuality like it influences alcoholism.
   Ken Buck: Being gay is a choice, but birth has an influence.
   Ken Buck: Don't-ask-don't-tell policy makes a lot of sense.
   Michael Bennet: Opposition to homosexuality is an outdated views of society.
Corporations
   Ken Buck: Small business can turn economy around with lower tax burden.
Crime
   Ken Buck: 2006: Declined to prosecute "buyer's remorse" date-rape case.
Environment
   Ken Buck: Protect rural water supplies like Arkansas River basin.
   Michael Bennet: $5 million to begin work on the Arkansas Valley Conduit.
Government Reform
   Ken Buck: Not, repeat not, for repealing the 17th Amendment.
Health Care
   Michael Bennet: I back fiscally sound measures, including Medicare cuts.
   Ken Buck: $500B savings in Medicare is heart of health care reform.
   Michael Bennet: $500B savings in Medicare is heart of health care reform.
Homeland Security
   Ken Buck: No eminent domain for 238,000-acre Trinidad training site.
   Michael Bennet: No expansion option for 238,000-acre Trinidad training site.
Immigration
   Ken Buck: More Border Patrol; finish the fence.
   Michael Bennet: More National Guard troops on border; then amnesty.
   Ken Buck: People with two misdemeanors disqualified for citizenship.
   Michael Bennet: Sponsor and enthusiastic support of the DREAM Act.
Jobs
   Michael Bennet: Opposes Employee Free Choice Act & card-check.
Principles & Values
   Ken Buck: Tea Party is based on frustration, not racism.
   Ken Buck: I will not swear allegiance to the Republican party.
Social Security
   Ken Buck: Give younger workers option to invest in separate retirement.
Tax Reform
   Ken Buck: Extend Bush tax cuts & cut spending to pay for it.
   Michael Bennet: Cut taxes $12B on small businesses.
   Michael Bennet: Open to compromise on temporarily extending Bush tax cuts.
War & Peace
   Ken Buck: No deadline for withdrawal from Afghanistan.
   Michael Bennet: Commit to bring home troops from Afghanistan in July 2011.
   Ken Buck: Don't allow Iran to obtain nukes, even via military.
   Ken Buck: Afghanistan war ok; nation-building not ok.
   Michael Bennet: Afghan exit after al-Qaida groups destroyed in Pakistan.


The above quotations are from 2010 Colorado Senate Debates.
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