2010 N.C. Senate Debates
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from 2010 N.C. Senate Debates (number of quotes indicated):
- Cal Cunningham (4)
- Elaine Marshall (9)
- Richard Burr (6)
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North Carolina 2010 Senate debates:
- June 26: Republican incumbent Richard Burr, Democrat Elaine Marshall and Libertarian Michael Beitler, in an hour-long debate before the N.C. Bar Association
- April 18: Democratic primary debate (Cal Cunningham vs. Elaine Marshall)
| Massscorecard.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Cal Cunningham: Keep abortion laws intact.
Budget & Economy|
Elaine Marshall: Can't cut our way out of deficit; must grow our way out.
Elaine Marshall: Send back the same people and we won't get out of this mess.
Richard Burr: Stop spending or we'll end up like Greece.
Elaine Marshall: Cuts plus appropriate investments.
Richard Burr: The answer is: Let's stop spending.
Cal Cunningham: End "don't ask, don't tell" in the military.
Elaine Marshall: When capitalism takes over, we get economic collapse.
Cal Cunningham: Death penalty for the most heinous offenses.
Elaine Marshall: Satisfied with the current standstill on death penalty.
Energy & Oil|
Elaine Marshall: Big Oil polluted the Gulf, & polluted the politics around it.
Elaine Marshall: Opposes drilling off coast due to disastrous risks.
Richard Burr: Ending offshore drilling leads to economic disaster.
Richard Burr: Government should regulate. with no bigger role.
Cal Cunningham: Stringent rules but with a pathway to legitimacy.
Elaine Marshall: Don't send most illegal immigrants back.
Elaine Marshall: Deport criminal immigrants, but don't send back others.
Richard Burr: I voted to extend unemployment three times; that's enough.
Principles & Values|
Richard Burr: Washington has to change; Congress deserves low regard.
The above quotations are from 2010 N.C. Senate Debates.
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