2010 West Virginia Senate Debates
West Virginia Senate Debates:
- September separate appearances on West Virginia Media's "Decision Makers."
- Oct. 18: Four-candidate-debate sponsored by the Associated Press and WVU.
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from 2010 W.V. Senate Debates (number of quotes indicated):
- Joe Manchin III (13)
- John Raese (13)
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Budget & Economy|
Joe Manchin III: Constitutional amendment requiring balanced budget.
John Raese: Constitutional amendment requiring balanced budget.
Joe Manchin III: Balanced budget amendment except in national emergency.
Joe Manchin III: Endorsed by U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Energy & Oil|
John Raese: Global warming is a myth.
Joe Manchin III: Obama's greenhouse gas plan won't solve the problem.
John Raese: Hands-off approach to energy production.
John Raese: Federal earmarks create career politicians.
Joe Manchin III: Suspended state earmarking as governor; do same federally.
John Raese: Supports line-item veto & balanced budget amendment.
John Raese: Earmarks are taxation without representation.
Joe Manchin III: I'm behind reform; but a lot of ObamaCare needs repeal.
Joe Manchin III: Opposes requiring individuals or businesses to buy insurance.
Joe Manchin III: Prohibit denying coverage for pre-existing conditions.
John Raese: ObamaCare is worst bill to ever come out of Congress.
John Raese: ObamaCare is pure, unadulterated socialism.
John Raese: Abolish the minimum wage.
John Raese: My forte is creating jobs.
Principles & Values|
Joe Manchin III: My forte is creating jobs; I'll bring spirit of capitalism.
Joe Manchin III: To Raese: Mr. Obama's name will not be on the ballot!.
John Raese: OpEd: TV ad with hick actors hilites part-time WV residency.
Joe Manchin III: Duty as governor to work with the president.
John Raese: No rubber stamp for the Obama administration.
Joe Manchin III: Don't mess with or increase taxes during a time of turmoil.
John Raese: Make tax cuts permanent, even for earners over $250K.
Joe Manchin III: States depend on federal government for key infrastructure.
The above quotations are from 2010 West Virginia Senate Debates.
Page last edited: Nov 01, 2010