2008 Massachusetts Senate Debate between John Kerry and Jeff Beatty
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from 2008 MA Senate Debate (number of quotes indicated):
- Jeff Beatty (12)
- John Kerry (2)
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Jeff Beatty: Endorsed Jessicaís Law to punish sex offenders.
Energy & Oil|
Jeff Beatty: Additional drilling has to be part of the solution.
Jeff Beatty: Should have drilled ANWR 10 years ago; so drill now.
Jeff Beatty: Opposed gas tax hikes; roll-back gasoline prices.
Families & Children|
Jeff Beatty: Supports protecting families.
Jeff Beatty: Protect jobs for American citizens.
Jeff Beatty: Restructure forces, larger, & for liberation, not occupation.
Jeff Beatty: Abolishing state income tax would act as economic stimulus.
John Kerry: Abolishing state income tax would be calamitous.
War & Peace|
Jeff Beatty: Kerry failed to read vital intelligence reports pre-Iraq war.
John Kerry: Based vote for Iraq war on CIAís intelligence reports.
Jeff Beatty: Evidence for WMD in Iraq was not credible.
Jeff Beatty: Iraq invasion was a mistake, but we canít leave now.
Jeff Beatty: Leave Iraq with success, by any path.
The above quotations are from 2008 Massachusetts Senate Debate between John Kerry and Jeff Beatty.
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