2012 New Jersey Senate debate
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from 2012 N.J. Senate debates (number of quotes indicated):
- Bob Menendez (7)
- Joe Kyrillos (10)
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
New Jersey Senate debates:
- N.Y.Times and Messenger-Gazette coverage of first Menendez-Kyrillos debate in Montclair; October 4, 2012.
- Newark Star-Ledger coverage of second Menendez-Kyrillos debate; hosted at studios of New Jersey 101.5-FM October 10, 2012.
- Bergen Record coverage of third & final Menendez-Kyrillos debate; co-sponsored by League of Women Voters of New Jersey; aired on WABC-TV & WPVI-TV October 14, 2012.
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Bob Menendez: I'm pro-choice, not multiple-choice.
Joe Kyrillos: Pro-life in my affairs; pro-choice for society.
Joe Kyrillos: Supports parental notifications and waiting periods.
Budget & Economy|
Bob Menendez: Opposes Romney-Ryan budget plan.
Joe Kyrillos: Opposes Jon Corzine economic strategy.
Joe Kyrillos: Wrong policy: Higher taxes, more spending, more debt.
Bob Menendez: Evolved from supporting DOMA to supporting same-sex marriage.
Joe Kyrillos: Evolved from opposing civil unions to support over marriage.
Joe Kyrillos: Small business tax affects a lot of small business owners.
Joe Kyrillos: Cut spending, taxes and job-killing regulations.
Bob Menendez: Supports minimum wage increase.
Joe Kyrillos: Supports state law for minimum wage, but no Amendment.
Principles & Values|
Bob Menendez: Elected mayor of Union City at 32.
Joe Kyrillos: If you think things are just fine, choose my opponent.
Joe Kyrillos: Introduced to his wife by Gov. Christie.
Bob Menendez: We cannot simultaneously cut the deficit and cut taxes.
Bob Menendez: Helped promote NJ biotechnology and solar industries.
The above quotations are from 2012 New Jersey Senate debate.
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