2008 Democratic debate in Las Vegas, Jan. 15, 2008, last debate prior to the Nevada primaryDennis Kucinich sued the TV network to appear, and won; the TV network appealed and excluded Kucinich.
Budget & Economy|
Barack Obama: Lack of an energy policy is a financial burden.
Barack Obama: Release people in bankruptcy due to health care problems.
Barack Obama: I opposed both the 2001 and 2005 bankruptcy bills.
Barack Obama: Accountability and oversight over the financial markets.
Barack Obama: Modify some of the fraudulent & predatory lending practices.
Hillary Clinton: 90-day moratorium on foreclosures; freeze interest rates.
Hillary Clinton: Call for a moratorium on housing foreclosures for 90 days.
Hillary Clinton: World Bank should impose rules on sovereign wealth funds.
John Edwards: Big multinationals account for all current economic growth.
Barack Obama: Put billions of dollars into early childhood education.
Barack Obama: Need after-school and summer programs with good parenting.
Hillary Clinton: Parents are a child’s first teachers.
John Edwards: Provide work-study programs for students to afford college.
John Edwards: Need universal pre-K, child care, and second chance schools.
Energy & Oil|
Barack Obama: FactCheck: Self-contradictory on Bush’s clean-energy plan.
Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Oil & gas giveaways stripped from final 2005 Bill.
John Edwards: FactCheck: Changed to anti-Yucca before forged documents.
Barack Obama: Reduce the consumption of energy and be more efficient.
Barack Obama: Will end the notion of Yucca Mountain nuclear storage.
Hillary Clinton: Voted against and consistently opposed to Yucca Mountain.
Hillary Clinton: A comprehensive energy plan as our Apollo moon shot.
John Edwards: Opposed to Yucca Mountain and new nuclear power plants.
John Edwards: Need a moratorium on any more coal-fired power plants.
Barack Obama: No lobbyist money; no PAC money; fund campaigns instead.
John Edwards: I should not have voted for that bankruptcy law.
Barack Obama: Provide some common-sense enforcement on gun licensing.
Hillary Clinton: Against illegal guns, crack down on illegal gun dealers.
Hillary Clinton: Backed off a national licensing registration plan on guns.
John Edwards: Against gun licensing but support the assault weapons ban.
Barack Obama: Put forward a national service program.
Barack Obama: Colleges must allow military recruiters for ROTC on campus.
Hillary Clinton: Passed legislation to treat veterans’ traumatic brain injury.
John Edwards: Appropriate to talk to Musharraf after Bhutto assassination.
John Edwards: Provide medical care and job training for veterans.
John Edwards: Colleges must allow military recruiters for ROTC on campus.
John Edwards: Create a path to citizenship for the undocumented immigrants.
Principles & Values|
Dennis Kucinich: Excluded from debate by Nevada Supreme Court ruling.
Barack Obama: Despite attack email, pledges Allegiance & uses Bible.
War & Peace|
Barack Obama: Get our troops out by the end of 2009.
Barack Obama: No permanent bases in Iraq.
Hillary Clinton: Demand Bush to explain to Congress on his plan on Iraq.
John Edwards: Have all combat troops out in 2009.
Welfare & Poverty|
John Edwards: The minimum wage should be at least $9.50 an hour.
The above quotations are from 2008 Democratic debate in Las Vegas, Jan. 15, 2008, last debate prior to the Nevada primaryDennis Kucinich sued the TV network to appear, and won; the TV network appealed and excluded Kucinich..
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