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Democratic Presidential 2004 Primary Debate in Detroit, Sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Institute and Fox News

Budget & Economy
   Al Sharpton: Average Americans are doing their share.
   John Kerry: Will follow Clinton's plan to halve deficit in four years.
   Wesley Clark: Balance budget by repealing tax cuts to wealthiest Americans.
Civil Rights
   John Edwards: Patriot Act is being abused by the Attorney General.
   Joseph Lieberman: Invest in rehabilitation, not prisons.
Foreign Policy
   Howard Dean: I have as much foreign policy experience as Bush had.
Free Trade
   Carol Moseley-Braun: Free trade must be fair trade.
   Dick Gephardt: Trade agreements must protect labor & environment.
Gun Control
   John Kerry: Supports assault weapons ban & Brady Bill.
Homeland Security
   Dennis Kucinich: Create domestic Dept. of Peace & make all war obsolete.
Tax Reform
   Dennis Kucinich: Repeal tax cuts for wealthy to fund public higher ed.
   Howard Dean: Repeal every penny of Bush tax cuts & balance budget.
   John Kerry: They're not Bush tax cuts, they're Democrat tax cuts.
   Dennis Kucinich: Stimulate economy with massive new WPA-type program.
War & Peace
   Al Sharpton: Bush wrong to wage war in Iraq-bring troops home now.
   Carol Moseley-Braun: Bush supports big contracts for friends, not troops.
   Dennis Kucinich: Barred from CIA briefing, but considers them misleading.
   Dick Gephardt: It is not unpatriotic to criticize the president.
   Dick Gephardt: Would not negotiate with terrorists.
   Howard Dean: Supports troops and veterans more than Bush.
   John Edwards: Leadership means standing up for what you believe in.
   John Edwards: Negotiating with North Korea would make world safer.
   John Kerry: Leadership comes from experience: share the war burden.
   John Kerry: Bush has broken his promises & is mismanaging war.
   Joseph Lieberman: Wants two-state solution in Middle East without terrorism.
   Joseph Lieberman: Leadership means consistency on war views.
   Wesley Clark: Supports war in Afghanistan, but not in Iraq.
   Wesley Clark: No $87B for Iraq war until winning strategy is produced.
Welfare & Poverty
   John Edwards: My "Cities Rising" plan is to help urban America.

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