The low-down on this election's senatorial candidates.
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"While we'll still reduce the deficit by $1.2 trillion, much more needs to be done. And we'll continue our efforts to reduce the size of Washington, reform and protect the entitlement system for future generations, and create a better environment for job growth."
McConnel concluded that adding to current sanctions against Iran by targeting the Central Bank of Iran would constitute one of the few remaining actions—short of an embargo of Iranian shipping and military intervention—to slow or end the Iranian nuclear program.
"Americans have rejected the law's mandate that they must buy government-approved health insurance, and I hope the Supreme Court will do the same."
"Businesses are free to invest and grow on the Internet, safe in the knowledge that consumers and technology will determine their fate, not the whims of Washington regulators."
"There's really only one thing you need to know about the first stimulus to oppose this second one, and it's this: $825 billion later, there are 1.5 million fewer jobs in this country than there were when the first stimulus was signed. That's the clearest proof it was a monstrous failure. And it's the surest proof we have that those who support this second stimulus are not doing so to create jobs... Why on earth would you support an approach that we already know won't work?"
"Make no mistake about it, what we're witnessing here is a catastrophe on multiple levels. It is, of course, a political catastrophe for Democrats, who just a few weeks ago seemed to have Republicans on the run over their plan to dismantle Medicare; now Mr. Obama has thrown all that away."