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Pennsylvania Senate debates: Sen. Arlen Specter (R), Rep. Joe Hoeffel (D), Betsy Summers (Libertarian), and Jim Clymer (Constitution Party) - series of debates in October 2004

Civil Rights
   Arlen Specter: Oppose gay marriage but support civil union.
   Betsy Summers: Support gay marriage.
   Jim Clymer: Oppose gay marriage and also oppose civil union.
   Joseph Hoeffel: Oppose gay marriage but support civil union.
   Joseph Hoeffel: Voted to increase funding for No Child Left Behind 4 times.
Health Care
   Joseph Hoeffel: Voted against a sweet deal for pharmaceutical companies.
Principles & Values
   Betsy Summers: Specter and Hoeffel are both big-government candidates.
   Jim Clymer: Both major parties are liberal on the major issues.
   Arlen Specter: I'm in the center in this campaign.
Social Security
   Arlen Specter: Considered Social Security privatization but saw it unwise.
War & Peace
   Betsy Summers: Get soldiers out of Iraq as quickly as possible.
   Joseph Hoeffel: There was plenty of money for the troops in the pipeline.

The above quotations are from Pennsylvania Senate debates: Sen. Arlen Specter (R), Rep. Joe Hoeffel (D), Betsy Summers (Libertarian), and Jim Clymer (Green) - series of debates in October 2004.

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