Obama-Romney interviews by Univision Noticias (Spanish News)
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from Joint interview of Obama and Romney on Univision (number of quotes indicated):
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- Mitt Romney (14)
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney answered questions in a live forum hosted by the Spanish-language Univision network. Held at the University of Miami on Sept. 19, 2012, co-hosted by Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas
The TV network's presidential forums continued the next day, Sept. 20, 2012, with the same hosts questioning President Barack Obama.
The hosts made a special point of drawing attention to the fact that the formal "Presidential Debate Commission" declined to have any Hispanic journalists as moderators or panelists for the upcoming trio of presidential debates.
| Massscorecard.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Mitt Romney: Everything but "marriage" for gay couples.
Mitt Romney: Redistribution doesn't create jobs; free enterprise does.
Barack Obama: We share cross-border drug problem with Mexico.
Barack Obama: Fast & Furious was completely wrongheaded; we've stopped it.
Mitt Romney: We share cross-border drug problem with Mexico.
Barack Obama: More education funding from early childhood thru Pell grants.
Barack Obama: Recovery Act avoided layoffs; now hire more teachers.
Mitt Romney: Put kids & teachers first; teachers' unions go behind.
Mitt Romney: Free tuition at MA college for top 1/4 of high school grads.
Mitt Romney: Cap Pell Grants to increase only at rate of inflation.
Mitt Romney: Don't overwhelm college students with loan debt.
Energy & Oil|
Mitt Romney: North American energy independence in 8 years.
Barack Obama: Partner with Arab Spring countries to work toward democracy.
Mitt Romney: State targets for insurance, to replace ObamaCare.
Barack Obama: Remain vigilant & focus forcefully on groups like al Qaeda.
Barack Obama: I promised reform in 2009, but economy took priority.
Barack Obama: Still supports comprehensive reform and the DREAM Act.
Barack Obama: Focus deportations on criminals and those without US roots.
Mitt Romney: Focus on reuniting families instead of diversity or DREAMers.
Mitt Romney: Undocumented students get legal status by joining military.
Mitt Romney: Self-deportation: people make their own choice about leaving.
Mitt Romney: Jobs program: energy; trade; training; and pro-business.
Principles & Values|
Mitt Romney: 47% don't pay taxes; but my campaign is about the 100%.
Barack Obama: 47% who don't pay income tax pay many other taxes.
War & Peace|
Barack Obama: Libyan people appreciate that America liberated them.
Welfare & Poverty|
Barack Obama: People want a hand up, not a handout.
The above quotations are from Obama-Romney interviews by Univision Noticias (Spanish News).
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- Third and final Obama-Romney debate, Oct. 22, 2012
- Second Obama-Romney debate, Oct. 16, 2012
- Biden-Ryan V.P. debate, Oct. 11, 2012
- First Obama-Romney debate, Oct. 3, 2012
- Obama-Romney Univision Interviews, Sept. 19, 2012
- Obama-Romney Science Debate, Sept. 4, 2012
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