2010 Alaska Senate Debates
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from 2010 AK Senate Debates (number of quotes indicated):
- Joe Miller (10)
- Lisa Murkowski (7)
- Scott McAdams (7)
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Alaska Senate debates:
- Sept. 22: Debate between McAdams and Miller held at the Moose Hall in Juneau, sponsored by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce.
- Sept. 24: Time magazine interview of Sen. Lisa Murkowski
- Oct. 7: 3-way debate sponsored by the Alaska Native Professional Association.
- Oct. 26: Forum sponsored by Rotary Clubs of Anchorage and the Alaska World Affairs Council
| Massscorecard.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy|
Joe Miller: Murkowski owned TARP recipients' stock while voting for TARP.
Lisa Murkowski: Regrets voting for TARP; would vote against it now.
Energy & Oil|
Joe Miller: Nuclear energy shouldn't be precluded or overlooked.
Joe Miller: Develop hydroelectric projects but without federal aid.
Scott McAdams: Unequivocally in support of offshore drilling.
Joe Miller: Alaska has resource wealth; develop it & wean off of feds.
Scott McAdams: Extract resource wealth respected labor & environment.
Lisa Murkowski: Sometimes building infrastructure takes earmarks.
Joe Miller: Federal aid to Alaska is coming to an end.
Joe Miller: Limit federal powers to those spelled out in Constitution.
Lisa Murkowski: Earmarked aid for Alaska is vital; cut pork in Lower 48.
Scott McAdams: Fight for fair share of federal aid to Alaska.
Joe Miller: Get rid of earmarks and regulations that limit development.
Joe Miller: Pledge against earmarks: we're over-dependent on feds.
Scott McAdams: Banning earmarks now is a threat to Alaska.
Principles & Values|
Joe Miller: "I was beyond stupid" to rig poll with colleagues' computers.
Lisa Murkowski: I will remain a Republican & will keep committee seniority.
Scott McAdams: OpEd: consensus builder who understands needs of Southeast.
Lisa Murkowski: Aligned with Alaskans; not aligned with party positions.
Lisa Murkowski: Not conservative enough for Tea Party, but I am for Alaska.
Lisa Murkowski: Running against Tea Party to give Alaskans a choice.
Joe Miller: Not economic to move capital from Juneau, but ok to do so.
Scott McAdams: Move capital from Juneau? Over my dead body!
Scott McAdams: Transcontinental Railroad was once a "Railroad to Nowhere".
The above quotations are from 2010 Alaska Senate Debates.
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