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2008 Oregon Senate Debate between Gordon Smith and Jeff Merkley


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    from 2008 OR Senate Debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Gordon Harold Smith (9)
  • Jeff Merkley (11)
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Gordon Harold Smith: Supports bailout as BETTER regulation, not MORE regulation.
    Jeff Merkley: Oppose bailout bill; more oversight needed.
    Gordon Harold Smith: Stabilize the monster that is devouring Wall Street.
    Jeff Merkley: Bailout bill is a $700-million blank check.
    Gordon Harold Smith: Supports government help for people facing foreclosure.
    Jeff Merkley: Our children have to repay debt from deregulated Wall Street.
Crime
    Gordon Harold Smith: Stiffer laws against gang crimes, rapists & child sex.
    Jeff Merkley: Worked hard to get better laws to deal with criminals.
Environment
    Gordon Harold Smith: Inserted Oregon timber payments into $70 bailout bill.
    Gordon Harold Smith: Create more jobs in timber industry.
    Jeff Merkley: Son of a timber family; will fight for timber payments.
    Jeff Merkley: Sustainable forest harvest important for economy.
Homeland Security
    Jeff Merkley: Be slow to go to war and be fast to take care of veterans.
Principles & Values
    Gordon Harold Smith: Works often with Sen. Wyden (D-OR) & Sen. Obama (D-IL).
    Jeff Merkley: Endorsed by Sen. Wyden; Iíll be his partner.
Social Security
    Gordon Harold Smith: People should prepare for retirement in addition to Soc.Sec.
    Jeff Merkley: Privatization would melt away retirement in stock crash.
Tax Reform
    Gordon Harold Smith: I believe in pro-growth tax cuts.
    Jeff Merkley: Supports raising taxes on earnings over $250,000 per year.
War & Peace
    Jeff Merkley: Opposed Iraq war from the very beginning, against Party.


The above quotations are from 2008 Oregon Senate Debate between Gordon Smith and Jeff Merkley.

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