2010 N.Y. Senate Debates
N.Y. Senate Debate for 2-year seat: (Schumer vs. Townsend)
- Aug. 24: YNN-NY1 GOP primary debate
N.Y. Senate Debate for 6-year seat: (Gillibrand vs. DioGuardi)
- Oct. 15 in New York City; to be televised on WABC.
- Oct. 21 at Russell Sage College in Troy; to be televised on Time Warner Cable.
Jay Townsend: Roe v. Wade should be overturned.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Access to capital for small business will create jobs.
Joe DioGuardi: Yes, I was a lobbyist; to fight Albanian genocide.
Joe DioGuardi: In Congress, served as president of Truth In Government.
Joe DioGuardi: 1987: Voted NO on Congress pay raise; donated his to charity.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Shifted to left because "I fight for my constituents".
Joe DioGuardi: Purpose of reform should have been to reduce the cost.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Investigate insurers until full program initiates in 2014.
Joe DioGuardi: Shut down the borders before we reform anything.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Government IDs for illegals as part of comprehensive reform.
Joe DioGuardi: Democrats have created a toxic environment for NY jobs.
Principles & Values|
Joe DioGuardi: Gillibrand had a 2-year tryout; now give me a 2-year tryout.
Joe DioGuardi: Accused of making deals in a $1.7 billion Ponzi scheme.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Accused of hiding facts connecting cigarettes and cancer.
Charles Schumer: 1998: demanded 10 debates; 2010: declined all debates.
Jay Townsend: Will debate cardboard cutout of incumbent Schumer.
Joe DioGuardi: Extend Bush-era tax cuts, even for earners over $250K.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Extend Bush-era tax cuts, except earners over $250K.
Joe DioGuardi: Fined by IRS in 1978 for deducting commodity spreads.
The above quotations are from 2010 N.Y. Senate Debates.
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