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Budget & Economy|
George W. Bush: Will cut the deficit in half in the next 5 years.
George W. Bush: Fact Check: Deficit didnít exist at end of Clinton term.
George W. Bush: Donít let Patriot Act expire-terrorist threat wonít.
Nancy Pelosi: Replace no-bid contracts with diplomatic engagement.
George W. Bush: America is the land of the second chance.
George W. Bush: Aggressive drug education, treatment & enforcement.
George W. Bush: $23 million more for drug-testing in schools.
George W. Bush: Use of performance-enhancing steroids sends wrong message.
George W. Bush: Progressing towards excellence for every child.
George W. Bush: Jobs for the 21st Century: more high school help.
George W. Bush: Fact Check: NCLB increased school funding, but shy by $5.4B.
Tom Daschle: Bush has not upheld NCLB deal with schools.
Tom Daschle: Our children deserve affordable college.
Families & Children|
George W. Bush: Double funding for abstinence to prevent STDs.
George W. Bush: Defend the institution of marriage against activist judges.
George W. Bush: America will never seek a permission slip for self-defense.
George W. Bush: National Endowment for Democracy in the Middle East.
Nancy Pelosi: Avoid go-it-alone foreign policy.
George W. Bush: Fact Check: Free trade tempered by steel protectionism.
George W. Bush: Health savings accounts with choice of coverage.
George W. Bush: 100% tax deduction for catastrophic health insurance.
George W. Bush: Government-run health care is the wrong prescription.
Tom Daschle: More people without insurance under Bush.
Tom Daschle: Allow more affordable drugs via Canadian imports.
George W. Bush: Itís false hope to think that terror is behind us.
George W. Bush: Terrorists declared war on us-terrorism is beyond a crime.
Nancy Pelosi: Unwavering commitment to Americaís armed forces.
Nancy Pelosi: Secure 100% of nuclear material with 100% inspection.
Nancy Pelosi: No soldier left behind in war-no veteran left behind at home.
George W. Bush: Support temporary worker program but oppose amnesty.
Tom Daschle: Make America an opportunity society.
Principles & Values|
Nancy Pelosi: Make America a light to the world-not a missile.
Tom Daschle: A union as strong as the American people.
George W. Bush: Personal retirement accounts for young workers.
Tom Daschle: Keep retirement promise instead of Endowment for Democracy.
George W. Bush: Congress must act to make tax cuts permanent.
George W. Bush: Tax relief is working.
George W. Bush: Fact Check: Tax relief fueled spending, but not job growth.
Tom Daschle: Good cuts create jobs-Bushís cuts created economic exodus.
War & Peace|
George W. Bush: Weíve already internationalized the war in Iraq.
George W. Bush: We havenít come this far to falter unfinished.
George W. Bush: Saddam had WMD-related program activities.
George W. Bush: Fact Check: No evidence of bio, chemical, or nuclear WMDs.
Welfare & Poverty|
George W. Bush: Unleash the passion of religious charity.