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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.
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.
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Michael Bennet: Opposition to homosexuality is an outdated views of society.
Ken Buck: Small business can turn economy around with lower tax burden.
Ken Buck: 2006: Declined to prosecute "buyer's remorse" date-rape case.
Ken Buck: Protect rural water supplies like Arkansas River basin.
Michael Bennet: $5 million to begin work on the Arkansas Valley Conduit.
Ken Buck: Not, repeat not, for repealing the 17th Amendment.
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.
Ken Buck: No eminent domain for 238,000-acre Trinidad training site.
Michael Bennet: No expansion option for 238,000-acre Trinidad training site.
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.
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.
Ken Buck: Give younger workers option to invest in separate retirement.
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.