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Democrat Debate in Harlem (NYC NY), Feb. 21, 2000

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    from Democrat Debate in the Apollo Theater in Harlem (number of quotes indicated):
  • Al Gore (13)
  • Bill Bradley (13)
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Civil Rights
    Al Gore: Address racial profiling in civil life as well as laws.
    Al Gore: Minorities benefit most from opportunity.
    Al Gore: Keep affirmative action; reject numerical quotas.
    Bill Bradley: The US should acknowledge African-American suffering.
Crime
    Al Gore: Three Strikes should apply only to truly violent crimes.
    Al Gore: Supports death penalty; no moratorium for new DNA techniques.
    Al Gore: Education and fair policing will reduce black incarceration.
    Bill Bradley: No mandatory sentencing for first-time minor drug offenders.
    Bill Bradley: Federal law should address racial profiling.
Education
    Al Gore: Revolution in public schools, but his kids in private school.
    Bill Bradley: Allow parents to move to better-performing public schools.
    Bill Bradley: Vouchers gave parents a chance, but system isn’t big enough.
Environment
    Al Gore: Environmental justice and economic revival go hand-in-hand.
Gun Control
    Al Gore: Passed toughest gun control in 30 years; same for next 30.
    Bill Bradley: Gore was a conservative Congressman who voted with NRA.
    Bill Bradley: Register and license all handguns.
Health Care
    Al Gore: Private insurers won’t take AIDS patients; need Medicaid.
    Al Gore: We can give prescription help to elderly AND save Medicare.
    Bill Bradley: Pledges better health plan for every Medicaid patient.
    Bill Bradley: Help HIV-infected with Ryan White Act and health centers.
Principles & Values
    Bill Bradley: His minority programs reach bourgeoisie; not the boulevard.
    Bill Bradley: The president must explain “white skin privilege” to America.
Tax Reform
    Al Gore: Save Social Security, Medicare, and address debt before cuts.
    Bill Bradley: Better health insurance and schools before tax cuts.
Technology
    Al Gore: Universal Internet access should be a national priority.
    Bill Bradley: Close digital divide with teachers and “infostamp” vouchers.


The above quotations are from Democrat Debate in Harlem (NYC NY), Feb. 21, 2000.

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