Lazio vs. Clinton: Buffalo Debate, Sept. 13, 2000
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from NY Senate race, debate in Buffalo (number of quotes indicated):
- Hillary Clinton (11)
- Rick Lazio (11)
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Budget & Economy|
Hillary Clinton: Pay down debt & cut taxes within balanced budget.
Hillary Clinton: Stimulate upstate economy by more local decision-making.
Hillary Clinton: Supports Niagara casino, but prefers job creation strategy.
Rick Lazio: Stimulate upstate economy by tax breaks & tech partnerships.
Rick Lazio: NY should get more back from Washington than it sends.
Rick Lazio: Not a big fan of casino gambling, but it’s a local decision.
Hillary Clinton: Reforms: teacher corps; more federal funding; modernize.
Hillary Clinton: Buffalo teacher’s strike inappropriate; hope for negotiation.
Hillary Clinton: Vouchers drain money from public schools.
Rick Lazio: Buffalo teacher’s strike illegal; get back to classrooms.
Rick Lazio: Vouchers help the poor escape failing schools.
Hillary Clinton: Stands for clean air and funding the EPA.
Rick Lazio: Clean up toxic areas with new Superfund legislation.
Hillary Clinton: Agrees to soft-money ban if it includes independent ads.
Rick Lazio: Demands Hillary sign “Freedom from Soft Money Pact”.
Hillary Clinton: Fund teaching hospitals federally because market fails.
Rick Lazio: Lazio: Hillary’s proposals would destroy teaching hospitals.
Rick Lazio: Patient rights include access but not unlimited lawsuits.
Principles & Values|
Hillary Clinton: Hillary: Lazio has chutzpah to call himself “mainstream”.
Rick Lazio: Lazio: Hillary has chutzpah to make guilt by association.
War & Peace|
Hillary Clinton: Pollard committed a crime, but use of secret evidence unfair.
Rick Lazio: Pollard’s pardon is for only the President to decide.
The above quotations are from Lazio vs. Clinton: Buffalo Debate, Sept. 13, 2000.
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