| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Bob Corker: Incrementally work to lessen number of abortions.
Bob Corker: No stem cell research that destroys human life.
Harold Ford: Pro-life; education before pregnancy to reduce abortions.
Harold Ford: Supports stem cell research of all types.
Budget & Economy|
Bob Corker: Claims Ford tried to add $280 billion to national debt.
Harold Ford: Fight $2 trillion debt by balancing budget & ending pork.
Steve Cohen: Recognize civil unions; be tolerant & donít hate.
Steve Cohen: Supports death penalty; prosecute violent minors as adults.
Steve Cohen: End parole for violent offenders, but not victimless crimes.
Steve Cohen: Decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Bob Corker: Bonuses for high-performing teachers.
Harold Ford: Education needs equivalent of Interstate highway system.
Steve Cohen: Sex ed should include abstinence AND contraception.
Steve Cohen: More funding for teachers, pre-K,and after school.
Energy & Oil|
Bob Corker: Strongly support biofuel; campaign chair is biodiesel seller.
Harold Ford: Grow our way to energy independence, while drilling Alaska.
Bob Corker: Work ethic requires solving problems, not just talking.
Harold Ford: Missed votes while campaigning, but voted 93% of the time.
Steve Cohen: Limit campaign contributions and campaign spending.
Steve Cohen: Allow citizens to carry concealed guns.
Bob Corker: Fired four illegal immigrants as soon as contract allowed.
Bob Corker: Use technology to improve fence along Mexican border.
Harold Ford: Claims Corker hired four illegal immigrants.
Bob Corker: Minimum wage needs increase; but reduce burden too.
Harold Ford: Consistently supports minimum wage increase.
Principles & Values|
Bob Corker: Fordís family lobbies Ford in Congress.
Bob Corker: Iíve lived a TN life; my opponent has lived a DC life.
Harold Ford: Campaign should be about ideas, not family political machine.
Harold Ford: Attended law school but failed bar exam due to campaigning.
Harold Ford: This race is about whether we want a rubber stamp for Bush.
War & Peace|
Bob Corker: Canít leave Iraq until they have the tools to move ahead.
Harold Ford: Divide up Iraq into Sunni, Shia & Kurd regions.
Harold Ford: If you want to stay the course, Iím not your guy.