Statements from the Florida: 2010 U.S. Senate's race

"The Recovery Act saved 60,000 jobs among law enforcement officials, firefighters in the state of Florida, plus another 20,000 educators."

Of the more than 1.3 million temporary mortgage modifications, over half have defaulted.  

"The Taliban has been there for years and years, I mean, hundreds of thousands of years."

Charlie Crist "attacks me for positions he held, like, six months ago, (when) he was running in the Republican primary."

"Middle-class families throughout America (would) have to pay $6,000 per year" to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy.

"I am very proud, as governor of Florida, that we signed the first divestment act, as it relates to Iran, divesting any investments in companies that would invest in Iran."

Says Marco Rubio said that "people who essentially don't agree with him, ought to leave the country, like Keith Olbermann."

Says Marco Rubio sold a home to a chiropractor who had been lobbying him on automobile insurance legislation and "once he sold the home, for $380,000 cash, the speaker's position on the issue changed."

"I've also offered a plan that can help (fix Social Security) that's supported by Robert Reich, secretary of labor previously, in a previous administration."

Marco Rubio says "Solo Ingles" (English only).

"The years that I was speaker, the Florida House consistently offered leaner budgets than the governor offered."

Marco Rubio "wants to raise the Social Security retirement age," and "cut benefits."

Marco Rubio tried to insert "$1.5 million for a rowing institute" into the state budget.

Marco Rubio "opposes extending unemployment benefits."

Lindsey Graham endorsed Charlie Crist for U.S. Senate.

"Charlie Crist has six different positions on ObamaCare."  

"Florida is enjoying its lowest crime rate in 39 years."

Charlie Crist's "personal approval numbers are plummeting."

Kendrick Meek claims he's the only candidate who said Sonia Sotomayor "will make an excellent Supreme Court justice."

"Seventy bills [Kendrick Meek] authored, not one of them has passed."  

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