NBC's Meet the Press: 2010 Senate debates
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from 2010 Senate debates on Meet the Press (number of quotes indicated):
- Alexi Giannoulias (5) 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently State Treasurer Illinois
- Ken Buck (6) Republican Challenger (withdrawn) Colorado
- Mark Kirk (7) Republican Jr Senator Illinois
- Michael Bennet (2) Democratic Jr Senator Colorado
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Interviews and debates, in the 2010 Senate race, by
- NBC's Meet the Press: 2010 IL Senate debate, Oct 10
- NBC's Meet the Press: 2010 Colorado Senate debate, Oct 17
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Budget & Economy|
Michael Bennet: Stimulus bill avoided Depression; now we need infrastructure.
Mark Kirk: Obama has brought $43,000 debt to every American.
Ken Buck: Being gay is a choice, but birth has an influence.
Alexi Giannoulias: TARP needs more oversight & bank accountability.
Alexi Giannoulias: Main Street needs increased access to capital lending.
Mark Kirk: Small business Bill of Rights: 10-point pro-growth agenda.
Ken Buck: 2006: Declined to prosecute "buyer's remorse" date-rape case.
Ken Buck: Not, repeat not, for repealing the 17th Amendment.
Mark Kirk: Support a line item veto; cut spending across the board.
Alexi Giannoulias: Reform it and fix it: negotiate drug rates for Medicare.
Mark Kirk: Repeal Obamacare, then offer a better alternative.
Mark Kirk: No F-25 engine; no joint forces command.
Principles & Values|
Ken Buck: Tea Party is based on frustration, not racism.
Alexi Giannoulias: Aware his Broadway Bank lent to criminals, but not extent.
Mark Kirk: Takes responsibility for carelessness about military record.
Alexi Giannoulias: Increase taxable wage base instead of raising retirement age.
Ken Buck: Extend Bush tax cuts & cut spending to pay for it.
Mark Kirk: Ending Bush tax cuts may cause double-dip recession.
War & Peace|
Ken Buck: No deadline for withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Michael Bennet: Commit to bring home troops from Afghanistan in July 2011.
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- Alexi Giannoulias 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently State Treasurer Illinois
- Ken Buck Republican Challenger (withdrawn) Colorado
- Mark Kirk Republican Jr Senator Illinois
- Michael Bennet Democratic Jr Senator Colorado
The above quotations are from NBC's Meet the Press: 2010 Senate debates.
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