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from 2010 PA Senate Debates (number of quotes indicated):
- Arlen Specter (3)
- Joe Sestak (14)
- Pat Toomey (10)
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Budget & Economy|
Joe Sestak: Auto & bank bailouts were to clean up Bush's mess.
Pat Toomey: We can't borrow and spend our way to prosperity.
Joe Sestak: Deregulation of banks led to the economic meltdown.
Pat Toomey: Real threat to economy is billions on bailouts.
Pat Toomey: Strengthen economy via lower taxes & less spending.
Joe Sestak: The plaque says 'We the People,' not 'We the Corporations'.
Arlen Specter: Toughen sentences for career criminals.
Energy & Oil|
Joe Sestak: Offshore drilling moratorium; oversight of Marcellus Shale.
Joe Sestak: Championed cap-and-trade; market forces to reduce emissions.
Joe Sestak: Global warming is principally man-made; regulate CO2.
Pat Toomey: We need oil from deep water wells despite the Gulf spill.
Pat Toomey: Increase domestic supply instead of cap-and-trade.
Pat Toomey: Global warming exists, but not necessarily due to humans.
Joe Sestak: China is a threat by holding so much of our reserves.
Joe Sestak: Tax companies who fire US workers & import goods from China.
Joe Sestak: Extend the ban on assault weapons.
Joe Sestak: Ban denying coverage due to pre-existing conditions.
Pat Toomey: Allow purchasing insurance across state lines.
Pat Toomey: Economic viability is most important national security issue.
Joe Sestak: 2005 Navy reassignment: personnel change or morale issue?.
Pat Toomey: Taxes & spending have a chilling effect on creating jobs.
Principles & Values|
Joe Sestak: TV ad: Toomey's record is same as Sen. Rick Santorum's.
Pat Toomey: TV ad: Sestak served well in Navy; but not on Congress.
Arlen Specter: In 28 years in GOP, stood with Dems on their top priorities.
Joe Sestak: No flat tax; focus on the working family, not Wall Street.
War & Peace|
Arlen Specter: Unwise to ally with an untrustworthy Afghan President.
Joe Sestak: Put pressure on al-Qaida safe havens in neighboring Pakistan.