Charlie Crist: Vetoed bill requiring ultrasound exams before abortions.
Kendrick Meek: I have a 100% voting record on abortion, unlike Gov. Crist.
Charlie Crist: Tea Party is too extreme on outlawing abortion.
Budget & Economy|
Charlie Crist: OpEd: As incumbent, blamed for Florida's weak economy.
Kendrick Meek: Grow the economy rather than applying ideology.
Charlie Crist: Supports economic stimulus and some parts of ObamaCare.
Kendrick Meek: For economic stimulus, ObamaCare, & repealing Bush tax cuts.
Jeff Greene: Everyone knew housing crash was coming; Congress did nothing.
Charlie Crist: $8B stimulus funds saved or created 87,000 jobs in Florida.
Marco Rubio: Oppose Obama stimulus package; it's bad for America.
Charlie Crist: Opposed gay adoption; then praised Court overturning ban.
Charlie Crist: Lifetime member of NAACP.
Marco Rubio: Businesses need certainty to commit to hiring new workers.
Jeff Greene: Sold $21M of condos to CA dealer now facing charges.
Marco Rubio: Work across the aisle to make America more business-friendly.
Charlie Crist: Chain-Gang Charlie: reinstitute prison chain gangs.
Energy & Oil|
Jeff Greene: Ban offshore oil drilling.
Charlie Crist: Open to cap-and-trade plan for carbon emissions.
Jeff Greene: 2007: Visited Cuba to repair yacht & support synagogues.
Kendrick Meek: Sought earmarks for blighted area which benefited a donor.
Kendrick Meek: Drafted 70 bills in Congress; some got merged into law.
Jeff Greene: Supports Obamacare.
Charlie Crist: Cover Florida: 6,000 uninsured given peace of mind.
Charlie Crist: Get waste & fraud out of Medicare so program will survive.
Marco Rubio: Provide alternatives to employer-based insurance system.
Charlie Crist: Military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy has worked.
Marco Rubio: No evidence to change policy of don't ask, don't tell.
Marco Rubio: AZ law may unreasonably single out some citizens.
Marco Rubio: Don't count illegal immigrants in the 2010 census.
Charlie Crist: Seal borders; enforce laws; send illegals to back of line.
Marco Rubio: Allow children of illegals to pay in-state college tuition.
Marco Rubio: No amnesty in any form, not even back-of-the-line.
Jeff Greene: We have a jobs crisis, not a job problem.
Principles & Values|
Charlie Crist: I would have left GOP anyway; they're too extreme.
Charlie Crist: We need open-mindedness in a Senator, not ideology.
Jeff Greene: Ran as Republican for Congress in California in 1982.
Marco Rubio: Fundraised via "Floridians for Conservative Leadership".
Marco Rubio: Repaid Florida GOP for overspending on party credit card.
Marco Rubio: Home purchases funded by very GOP-friendly bank boards.
Marco Rubio: As Speaker, passed 57 of "100 Innovative Ideas".
Charlie Crist: In Rubio's $600,000 slush fund only $4000 went to candidates.
Charlie Crist: Problem solving requires consensus, and sometimes concession.
Marco Rubio: Without America, the world would be a worse place.
Marco Rubio: $600,000 fund was not taxpayer money, & is fully accounted.
Marco Rubio: Attended 15-20 Tea Party events; but not formally vetted.
Marco Rubio: Are Floridians better off than they were four years ago? No!.
Bob Smith: Only one in this race with real-world experience.
Marco Rubio: God does not love America more than Belgium.
Jeff Greene: Maintain current retirement age.
Charlie Crist: Reducing COLA is unfair to seniors living on fixed income.
Marco Rubio: Raise retirement age for those now under 55.
Charlie Crist: Focus on waste & fraud, not retirement age & COLA.
Marco Rubio: Tough choices include raising retirement age & reducing COLA.
Charlie Crist: Don't raise retirement age; don't adjust COLA.
Marco Rubio: Hard choices for people under 40, to avoid runaway growth.
Marco Rubio: Keep raising the retirement age on the table.
Marco Rubio: Keep cost-of-living adjustment on the table.
Charlie Crist: Best to extend all tax cuts; but compromise and push later.
Kendrick Meek: Bush tax cuts killed surpluses; no more trickle-down.
Marco Rubio: No one should pay higher taxes in recession, not even top 2%.
Marco Rubio: Extend Bush tax cuts, even for high earners.
Jeff Greene: Repeal Bush tax cuts, exempting small business.
Charlie Crist: Extend the $8,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers.
Marco Rubio: 2000: $4 surcharge to cruise tickets to fund Marlins stadium.
Charlie Crist: Reduce the tax brackets to let private enterprise flourish.
Charlie Crist: 2006: Pledged no taxes; 2009: $2.2B in fees on 16M people.
Marco Rubio: Proposed to replace property taxes with state sales tax.
Marco Rubio: Pledged to never raise taxes as state rep.
Kendrick Meek: Build high-speed rail to solve transportation problems.
War & Peace|
Kendrick Meek: Get troops out of Iraq to pay for tax cuts.