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Edwards-Cheney Vice Presidential debate, Oct. 5, 2004

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Civil Rights
    Dick Cheney: Gay marriage should be an issue for the states.
    John Edwards: Allow gay couples to visit each other in the hospital.
    Dick Cheney: FactCheck: Cheney profited from Halliburton’s past actions.
    Dick Cheney: FactCheck: Kerry plan affects 471,000 companies, not 900,000.
    John Edwards: FactCheck: Halliburton fined for actions while Cheney CEO.
    Dick Cheney: Cap non-economic damages and limit awards for attorneys.
    John Edwards: Put more responsibility on the lawyers, not the victims.
    John Edwards: We shouldn’t take away the right of severely injured victims.
    John Edwards: FactCheck: NCLB might be under-funded, but it grew 58%.
    Dick Cheney: We are making significant progress with No Child Left Behind.
    John Edwards: No Child Left Behind is much underfunded.
Foreign Policy
    Dick Cheney: There has to be reform of the Palestinian system.
    Dick Cheney: Unilateral sanctions on Iran do not work.
    Dick Cheney: Gadhafi in Libya surrendered all nuclear materials to the US.
    John Edwards: Strengthen the sanctions on Iran.
    John Edwards: The Israelis do not have a partner for peace right now.
Health Care
    Dick Cheney: FactCheck: Claimed $15B for AIDS-actually $2B this year.
    Dick Cheney: We’ve made significant progress on the AIDS epidemic.
    Dick Cheney: Rising malpractice insurance rates is a devastating problem.
    Dick Cheney: The Medicare reform bill will help 40 million seniors.
    John Edwards: Support allowing prescription drugs into the US from Canada.
    John Edwards: Double the funding to fight the global AIDS epidemic.
Homeland Security
    John Edwards: FactCheck: Bush didn’t lobby for pay cut, just let it expire.
    Dick Cheney: Deal with Zarqawi by taking him out.
    Dick Cheney: Captured or killed thousands of Al Qaida members.
    Dick Cheney: Use a very aggressive policy of going after the terrorists.
    John Edwards: We weren’t attacked by Saddam Hussein.
    John Edwards: Attention to bin Laden was diverted because of Iraq.
    John Edwards: No connection between the attacks of 9/11 and Saddam Hussein.
    John Edwards: Important things haven’t been done to make America safe.
    John Edwards: Bush opposed a 9/11 commission and a Homeland Security Dept.
    Dick Cheney: FactCheck: Yes, 1.7M jobs added, but still net loss of 0.9M.
    John Edwards: FactCheck: 1.6 million jobs lost ignores federal employment.
    Dick Cheney: Deal effectively with tax policy and reduce litigation costs.
    John Edwards: Get rid of tax cuts for companies sending jobs overseas.
    John Edwards: Keep tax cuts for middle class and pay down the debt.
Principles & Values
    Dick Cheney: FactCheck: Cheney wrong that he had not met Edwards before.
    Dick Cheney: The charges against Halliburton are false.
    John Edwards: We shouldn’t use the Constitution to divide the country.
    John Edwards: Halliburton paid millions in fines for false financial data.
    John Edwards: The Bush administration has flip-flopped on many issues.
    John Edwards: Halliburton got a $7.5 billion no-bid contract in Iraq.
Tax Reform
    Dick Cheney: Small businesses will be hurt without the tax cuts.
    John Edwards: For more tax cuts for middle class, not multimillionaires.
    John Edwards: Bush has made millionaires pay a lower tax rate than others.
War & Peace
    Dick Cheney: FactCheck: Oct. 2002 vote for appropriate force, not for war.
    Dick Cheney: FactCheck: Iraqi portion of losses is 38%, not “almost 50%”.
    Dick Cheney: FactCheck: Cheney DID suggest connection between Iraq & 9/11.
    John Edwards: FactCheck: US portion of coalition losses is 88%, not 90%.
    Dick Cheney: Never suggested there’s a connection between Iraq and 9/11.
    Dick Cheney: We’ve made significant progress in Iraq.
    Dick Cheney: Questioned on link between al-Zarqawi and Saddam Hussein.
    Dick Cheney: Sending more troops won’t solve the problems in Iraq.
    John Edwards: Cheney has no answer for the failure to have adequate troops.
    John Edwards: Reports say there are not enough troops to secure Iraq.
    John Edwards: We were attacked by Osama bin Laden, not Saddam Hussein.
    John Edwards: Cheney keeps suggesting a connection between Iraq and 9/11.

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