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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 Pennsylvania Senate Debates


    Pennsylvania 2010 Senate debates:
  • Oct. 20: Debate moderated by George Stephanopoulos and WPVI-TV's anchor Jim Gardner, in cooperation with WPVI-TV.
  • April 11: At La Salle University, telecast on the Pennsylvania Cable Network; Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak & Former Republican Rep. Pat Toomey; with incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter absent.
  • May 1: Democratic primary debate between Arlen Specter and challenger Joe Sestak
    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2010 PA Senate Debates (number of quotes indicated):
  • Arlen Specter (3)
  • Joe Sestak (14)
  • Pat Toomey (10)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Budget & Economy
   Joe Sestak: Auto & bank bailouts were to clean up Bush's mess.
   Pat Toomey: We can't borrow and spend our way to prosperity.
   Joe Sestak: Deregulation of banks led to the economic meltdown.
   Pat Toomey: Real threat to economy is billions on bailouts.
   Pat Toomey: Strengthen economy via lower taxes & less spending.
Corporations
   Joe Sestak: The plaque says 'We the People,' not 'We the Corporations'.
Crime
   Arlen Specter: Toughen sentences for career criminals.
Energy & Oil
   Joe Sestak: Offshore drilling moratorium; oversight of Marcellus Shale.
   Joe Sestak: Championed cap-and-trade; market forces to reduce emissions.
   Joe Sestak: Global warming is principally man-made; regulate CO2.
   Pat Toomey: We need oil from deep water wells despite the Gulf spill.
   Pat Toomey: Increase domestic supply instead of cap-and-trade.
   Pat Toomey: Global warming exists, but not necessarily due to humans.
Foreign Policy
   Joe Sestak: China is a threat by holding so much of our reserves.
Free Trade
   Joe Sestak: Tax companies who fire US workers & import goods from China.
Gun Control
   Joe Sestak: Extend the ban on assault weapons.
Health Care
   Joe Sestak: Ban denying coverage due to pre-existing conditions.
   Pat Toomey: Allow purchasing insurance across state lines.
Homeland Security
   Pat Toomey: Economic viability is most important national security issue.
   Joe Sestak: 2005 Navy reassignment: personnel change or morale issue?.
Jobs
   Pat Toomey: Taxes & spending have a chilling effect on creating jobs.
Principles & Values
   Joe Sestak: TV ad: Toomey's record is same as Sen. Rick Santorum's.
   Pat Toomey: TV ad: Sestak served well in Navy; but not on Congress.
   Arlen Specter: In 28 years in GOP, stood with Dems on their top priorities.
Tax Reform
   Joe Sestak: No flat tax; focus on the working family, not Wall Street.
War & Peace
   Arlen Specter: Unwise to ally with an untrustworthy Afghan President.
   Joe Sestak: Put pressure on al-Qaida safe havens in neighboring Pakistan.


The above quotations are from 2010 Pennsylvania Senate Debates.
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