| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Blanche Lambert Lincoln: Boozman's pro-life stance puts rapists over victims.
John Boozman: Opposes transporting minors across state lines for abortion.
Budget & Economy|
Jack Conway: Against TARP bailouts due to lack of accountability.
Rand Paul: Bank bailout was bad policy & helped no banks in KY.
Paul Hodes: Stimulus bill was needed to stabilize economic free fall.
Charlie Crist: $8B stimulus funds saved or created 87,000 jobs in Florida.
Marco Rubio: Oppose Obama stimulus package; it's bad for America.
Jack Conway: I abhor discrimination; end "don't ask, don't tell".
Kirsten Gillibrand: Access to capital for small business will create jobs.
Marco Rubio: Work across the aisle to make America more business-friendly.
Jack Conway: Meth lab count is up because we are identifying smaller labs.
Rand Paul: Tackle drug problem; no one cares where funding comes from.
Energy & Oil|
Jack Conway: Protect coal even under cap-and-trade.
Rand Paul: Unelected EPA should not regulate greenhouse emissions.
Jack Conway: I stood up for the people against price-gouging & lies.
Jack Conway: Pay for Obamacare with bulk purchasing & fraud units.
Rand Paul: Obamacare will cost $3T & health insurance still goes up 15%.
Blanche Lambert Lincoln: I stopped the public option in ObamaCare.
John Boozman: Something needs to be done, but ObamaCare is a job killer.
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.
Rand Paul: Obamacare treats illegal aliens because it's illegal to ask.
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.
Joe DioGuardi: Democrats have created a toxic environment for NY jobs.
Jack Conway: 20% hometown tax credit for cost of creating a new job.
Kelly Ayotte: Government won't create jobs; it's our small businesses.
Principles & Values|
Rand Paul: This election really is about the president's agenda.
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!
Rand Paul: Raise the retirement age for people under age 55.
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.
Jack Conway: Keep Bush tax cuts during recession.
Rand Paul: Balanced budget amendment to pay to extend $4T Bush tax cuts.
Kelly Ayotte: Wrong philosophy to raise taxes during difficult economy.
Paul Hodes: Fiscally irresponsible to allow tax breaks for the top 2%.
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.