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2014 Texas Senate debates

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    from 2014 TX Senate debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • David Alameel (14) Democratic Senate Challenger Texas
  • Emily Sanchez (4) Green Party Senate challenger Texas
  • John Cornyn (6) Republican Sr Senator Texas
  • Jon Cornyn (1)
  • Steve Stockman (13) Republican challenger (Lost primary) Texas
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    Texas Senate debates and race coverage: (Primary March 4)
  • AARP Voter Guide (on David Alameel), Aug. 31, 2014
  • San Antonio Express-News , "Green Party hoping influence grows in Texas", by John W. Gonzalez, June 22, 2014
  • Washington Post, "Democratic Senate candidate who wants to impeach Obama", by Nia-Malika Henderson, May 27, 2014
  • The Texas Tribune, "Alameel and Rogers, a Study in Contrasts, Make Their Case", by Ben Philpott, May 8, 2014
  • Houston Chronicle, "U.S. Senate race puts Texas Democrats in a bind", by Kevin Diaz, May 4, 2014
  • Congressional Quarterly Roll Call magazine, "If At First You Don't Succeed", March 20, 2014, history of Steve Stockman
  • Dallas News, "Stockman admitted 1995 jail time", by Todd J. Gillman, January 31, 2014
  • Business Insider on Steve Stockman, Jan. 4, 2014
  • Washington Post on Steve Stockman, Jan. 1, 2014
  • Jordan Fabian on fusion.net, "Tea Party: Biggest Troll", 12/10/2013
  • Irin Carmon and Nisha Chittal on MSNBC, AdWatch on Stockman's Tweets, 12/10/13
  • Dave McNeely reporting in Huntsville Item, Nov. 15, 2013
  • CBS "Face the Nation" interview of John Cornyn, Oct. 6, 2013
  • Fox News Sunday interview of Sen. Cornyn, April 14, 2013
  • The Weed Blog, "Marijuana Legalization Advocates", by Jay Smoker, July 20, 2011

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    David Alameel: Always fight to protect Roe v. Wade.
    John Cornyn: Endorsed by Texas Right to Life.
    Steve Stockman: AdWatch: If babies had guns, they wouldn't be aborted.
Budget & Economy
    John Cornyn: We've had 17 federal shutdowns since 1976; Obama is AWOL.
Civil Rights
    David Alameel: Demand equal pay for equal work between men and women.
    David Alameel: Supports same-sex marriage.
    Emily Sanchez: The Occupy Movement woke me up and gave me hope.
    David Alameel: Big corporations & executives should pay fair share in taxes.
    Steve Stockman: Admits being jailed in 1970s, but suing group for saying so.
    John Cornyn: Legal pot causes similar attitudes to other illegal drugs.
    Steve Stockman: AdWatch: Arrested for drug possession in 1977.
    David Alameel: Quality education for ALL children, not just privileged few.
Energy & Oil
    Emily Sanchez: Fracking is running rampant & endangers our air & water.
    Emily Sanchez: The Earth sustains all life processes.
Government Reform
    John Cornyn: Create anti-Tea Party PACs to counter Super PACs.
Gun Control
    Steve Stockman: The best gun lubricant around is Liberal Tears.
    Steve Stockman: 1993: Opposed federal raid on the Branch Davidian compound.
    Steve Stockman: AR-15 giveaway: the perfect Mother's Day gift.
    Steve Stockman: Consider impeachment for Obama's unilateral gun controls.
    Jon Cornyn: Focus on mental illness, not on background checks.
Health Care
    Steve Stockman: Supported Sen. Ted Cruz's fight to stop ObamaCare.
    Steve Stockman: Challenge incumbent because he supported ObamaCare.
    John Cornyn: End Congress' carve-out exemption from ObamaCare penalties.
    David Alameel: Supports the DREAM Act and comprehensive immigration reform.
    Steve Stockman: Opposes comprehensive immigration bill, and no negotiation.
    David Alameel: Raise minimum wage so families can work with dignity.
    David Alameel: End tax breaks for sending jobs overseas.
Principles & Values
    Emily Sanchez: Spicybrown for Senate: Top of Green Party ticket.
    David Alameel: Defeated LaRouche Democrat in primary.
    Steve Stockman: Lost campaigns in 1990 and 1992 before winning in 1994.
Social Security
    David Alameel: Vows to NEVER cut or privatize Social Security and Medicare.
    David Alameel: Vows to NEVER cut Social Security and Medicare.
    Steve Stockman: Accepts Bitcoin donations as an alternative to fiat currency.
War & Peace
    David Alameel: time for us to bring the troops & funding home.
    John Cornyn: No ransom to North Korea on nukes; we've tried that before.
Welfare & Poverty
    David Alameel: I don't see upward mobility for the middle class.
    David Alameel: I started out very very poor, and I don't forget it.
    Steve Stockman: 1990s: Homeless in Fort Worth's Water Gardens park.

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