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Democrat Debate in Des Moines IA, Jan. 17, 2000


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  • Al Gore (13)
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Civil Rights
   Al Gore: Confederate flag divides-remove it, but no boycott.
   Al Gore: Ban racial profiling by Executive Order.
   Al Gore: Latinos considered for Supreme Court, but no pledge.
   Al Gore: Review disenfranchisement of felons but keep concept.
   Al Gore: Civil rights and affirmative action on top of agenda.
   Al Gore: More minorities in government to reflect America.
   Al Gore: Expand laws for gays but don’t re-open Civil Rights Act.
   Al Gore: Ideas & ideals bind different races together.
   Bill Bradley: Include gays in Civil Rights Act.
   Bill Bradley: Pull down Confederate flag immediately.
   Bill Bradley: Affirmative action battles subtle racism.
   Bill Bradley: End racial profiling by Executive Order.
   Bill Bradley: Latinos should be on Supreme Court, but no commitment.
   Bill Bradley: Rescind disenfranchisement if released felons keep straight.
   Bill Bradley: Diversity creates the best Administration.
   Bill Bradley: I’ve seen racism, and it must end.
   Al Gore: Recognizes disparities in sentencing blacks.
   Bill Bradley: No mandatory sentencing for first-time drug offenders.
   Bill Bradley: “Lifetime education” from birth to every life stage.
Free Trade
   Bill Bradley: All refugees should be granted rights to stay in US.
Government Reform
   Al Gore: Justices should view Constitution as “living & breathing”.
Health Care
   Al Gore: Weighted averages don’t work in Medicaid world.
   Bill Bradley: All people on Medicaid should have a primary care physician.
   Al Gore: Immigrants from communist Cuba are different.
School Choice
   Al Gore: Increase public school aid by 50% instead of vouchers.
   Bill Bradley: Voted for voucher experiments; now focus on public schools.

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