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2010 Senate debates


AK: Miller(R)
vs.McAdams(D)
vs.Murkowski(I)
AR: Lincoln(D)
vs.Boozman(R)
AZ: McCain(R)
vs.Glassman(D)
CA: Boxer(D)
vs.Fiorina(R)
CO: Bennet(D)
vs.Buck(R)
CT: Blumenthal(D)
vs.McMahon(R)
DE: O`Donnell(R)
vs.Coons(D)
FL: Crist(I)
vs.Meek(D)
vs.Rubio(R)
IA: Grassley(R)
vs.Conlin(D)
IL: Kirk(R)
vs.Giannoulias(D)
IN: Ellsworth(D)
vs.Coats(R)
KY: Paul(R)
vs.Conway(D)
LA: Vitter(R)
vs.Melancon(D)
MO: Carnahan(D)
vs.Blunt(R)
NC: Burr(R)
vs.Marshall
ND: Hoeven(R)
vs.Potter(DNL)
NH: Hodes(D)
vs.Ayotte(R)
NV: Reid(D)
vs.Angle(R)
NY: Gillibrand(D)
vs.DioGuardi(R)
OH: Portman(R)
vs.Fisher(D)
OR: Wyden(D)
vs.Huffman(R)
PA: Sestak(D)
vs.Toomey(R)
UT: Lee(R)
vs.Granato(D)
WA: Murray(D)
vs.Rossi(R)
WI: Feingold(D)
vs.Johnson(R)
WV: Manchin(D)
vs.Raese(R)


2010 Louisiana Senate Debates


    Louisiana 2010 Senate debates:
  • Oct. 28: Radio debate: KLFY broadcast from New Orleans
  • Oct. 27: Live televised debate hosted by WDSU-TV in New Orleans
  • Oct. 26: debate in Baton Rouge cancelled because Vitter declined to participate.
    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2010 Louisiana Senate Debates (number of quotes indicated):
  • Charles Melancon (15)
  • David Vitter (15)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Budget & Economy
   Charles Melancon: Stimulus package will avoid God-awful recession like 1980s.
   Charles Melancon: TARP package will avoid depression from doing nothing.
   David Vitter: Stimulus package won't lead to significant job creation.
   David Vitter: TARP package will expand power & role of federal government.
Civil Rights
   Charles Melancon: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act fights women's discrimination.
   David Vitter: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was a trial lawyer bonanza.
Corporations
   Charles Melancon: Supported $30 billion small-business lending fund.
   David Vitter: Small Business Tax and Lending Bill is a government bailout.
Energy & Oil
   Charles Melancon: Congressional trip to Antarctica to study global warming.
   Charles Melancon: Funnel BP oil-leak penalties into coastal restoration.
Environment
   David Vitter: Introduced bill to extend National Flood Insurance Program.
Families & Children
   Charles Melancon: Family brings us all together; about honesty & integrity.
   David Vitter: Prostitute was "serious sin" but made me a better family man.
Health Care
   Charles Melancon: Supports kids on parents' insurance policies until age 26.
   David Vitter: Introduced legislation to repeal ObamaCare.
   Charles Melancon: Opposed healthcare bill because it didn't work for America.
   David Vitter: I fought ObamaCare & I'm still fighting it.
   Charles Melancon: ObamaCare costs too much & does too little for middle-class.
   David Vitter: ObamaCare injects government into private decisions.
   David Vitter: Pushed to allow re-importation of Rx drugs from Canada.
   David Vitter: Opposes SCHIP; it subsidizes wealthy states.
Immigration
   Charles Melancon: I have been a staunch hawk on immigration.
   Charles Melancon: Supports SCHIP, despite insuring illegal immigrant kids.
   David Vitter: TV ad: Melancon puts out a welcome sign for illegal aliens.
Principles & Values
   David Vitter: OpEd: robo-response to "Did you break the law" with DC Madam.
   Charles Melancon: OpEd: Vitter broke the law, and lied about it, with DC Madam.
   David Vitter: I've stumbled in my marriage; but it's my greatest strength.
   Charles Melancon: Ran based on Vitter's integrity issue from call-girl scandal.
Tax Reform
   Charles Melancon: Tax increase on wealthiest taxpayers but not middle-class.
   David Vitter: Permanent extension of all Bush tax cuts.


The above quotations are from 2010 Louisiana Senate Debates.
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