Budget & Economy|
Barack Obama: Take China “to the mat” about currency manipulation.
Hillary Clinton: Bush defanged the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Yes, Bush shrunk CPSC; but it shrank before Bush.
John Edwards: Trade policy caters to interests of big corporate America.
John Edwards: Corporate interests have taken over democracy.
Chris Dodd: Education is the heart of who we are.
Energy & Oil|
Barack Obama: Aggressively address accelerating climate change.
Joe Biden: FactCheck: Oil did not jump $18/bbl due to Iran Resolution.
Chris Dodd: Country-of-origin & ingredient labeling for food imports.
Hillary Clinton: Better track kids’ products for exposures to toxic materials.
Chris Dodd: Gold medal to Tibetan Dalai Lama sends strong message.
Hillary Clinton: China respects us if we call them on human rights breaches.
Hillary Clinton: Deeply involved with Bill Clinton’s foreign policy team.
Hillary Clinton: Operate from a position of strength, but not confrontation.
Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Chinese did black out Hillary, but DID invite her.
Joe Biden: Hold China accountable; it’s capitulation, not competition.
Mike Gravel: With policy of “beggar thy neighbor,” we all become beggars.
Joe Biden: Toughest choice: rationalizing competition & trade policy.
Barack Obama: Restore habeas corpus to reach Muslims abroad.
Barack Obama: Illegals shouldn’t work; but should have path to citizenship.
Barack Obama: Don’t deputize Americans to turn in illegal immigrants.
Barack Obama: OK to provide government services in Spanish.
Chris Dodd: Hold employers accountable for knowingly hiring illegals.
Dennis Kucinich: No vigilantism & no sending illegals home willy-nilly.
Dennis Kucinich: Encourage the American people to reach out; learn languages.
Hillary Clinton: English unifies us; teach ESL but support other languages.
Joe Biden: H1-B visas only for jobs Americans can’t do.
Joe Biden: FactCheck: 67% of illegal aliens speak Spanish; not 40%.
John Edwards: Loss of middle-class jobs drives down wages, not immigrants.
John Edwards: No short-term solution; need comprehensive reform.
John Edwards: H1-B visas only for jobs Americans can’t do.
Mike Gravel: We’re making a mountain out of a mole hill on immigration.
John Edwards: Trade policy should look out for manufacturing jobs.
Principles & Values|
Dennis Kucinich: I’ve been right all along on Iraq, Iran, & healthcare.