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Maryland U.S. Senate candidates Rep. Ben Cardin (D), Lt. Gov. Michael Steele (R) debate on Meet the Press, moderated by Tim Russert, Oct. 29, 2006

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  • Benjamin Cardin (8)
  • Michael Steele (13)
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   Benjamin Cardin: Support the expansion of embryonic stem cell research.
   Benjamin Cardin: Make sure there is no human cloning.
   Benjamin Cardin: Parents should be notified on abortion choices in most cases.
   Michael Steele: Support stem cell research that involves no embryonic cells.
   Michael Steele: See embryonic stem cells as lives.
   Michael Steele: Set up adoptions for unwanted embryos.
   Michael Steele: Roe v. Wade should remain in place.
Civil Rights
   Benjamin Cardin: Support affirmative action and programs that help minorities.
   Michael Steele: Support affirmative action and its improvements.
   Michael Steele: Oppose the No Child Left Behind Act.
Homeland Security
   Michael Steele: Rumsfeld wouldn't be my secretary of defense.
Principles & Values
   Benjamin Cardin: Would have voted against the Alito nomination.
   Michael Steele: Proud to be a Republican and not running away from the party.
War & Peace
   Benjamin Cardin: Withdraw troops plus diplomatic solution, but no timetable.
   Benjamin Cardin: Never turn our back on our troops.
   Benjamin Cardin: Redeploy our troops and focus on the war on terror.
   Michael Steele: We need a clear strategy, and to pressure Iraq gov't.
   Michael Steele: Iraq war worth it, to establish beachhead of democracy.
   Michael Steele: Would still vote for the Iraq war even there were no weapons.
   Michael Steele: Withdrawal is on the table if Iraqis want a civil war.
   Michael Steele: Make sure we leave behind in Iraq is an ally.

The above quotations are from Maryland U.S. Senate candidates Rep. Ben Cardin (D), Lt. Gov. Michael Steele (R) debate on Meet the Press, moderated by Tim Russert, Oct. 29, 2006.

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