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Category: Reducing The Debt

Carly Issues Statement on Record Deficit

July 23, 2010

“Today’s report underscores just how deep a pit Barbara Boxer and Washington have dug for the people of this country. Under their watch, unemployment continues to soar, and we now know our federal deficit will reach a record $1.47 trillion this year. Still, Boxer remains intent on spending even more of taxpayers’ money and continues to talk about even more earmarks and even more government growth.”

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Carly Fiorina is the Candidate Best Positioned To Defeat Barbara Boxer

May 25, 2010

“Carly’s performance today underscored her command of the most pressing issues facing Californians, and the recent news of her upward polling trend demonstrates that Republican voters consider her the conservative candidate who can fire Barbara Boxer this fall.” -Marty Wilson, Campaign Manager, Carly for California

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Candidate Forum Fact Check #6: Taxin’ Tom

May 25, 2010

THE TRUTH ABOUT…Tom Campbell’s decades-long record of support for higher taxes.
CLAIM:
Tom Campbell is a fiscal conservative.
FACT:
In 1989, Tom Campbell introduced federal legislation to raise the gas tax. Although the measure never came up for a vote, Campbell continues to believe that raising the gas tax is a legitimate budget-balancing measure. In 1997, Campbell voted against [...]

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Candidate Forum Fact Check #4: Chuck DeVore’s Flip-Flop on Taxes

May 25, 2010

THE TRUTH ABOUT…how Chuck DeVore supported taxes before he opposed them.
CLAIM:
Chuck DeVore has never voted for tax increases.
FACT:
While it may be true that Chuck DeVore did not vote for the 2009 state budget that raised taxes, as the Assembly’s Chief Republican Whip, he shilled for tax increases.
DeVore: Republicans Put Tax Hikes On The Table To [...]

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Carly Launches Aggressive TV Advertising Campaign

May 07, 2010



Following a momentum-building week, Carly Fiorina today announced a new television advertising campaign centered on two 30-second spots titled “Work” and “Jobs” that contrast Fiorina’s proven record of success with Barbara Boxer’s failed 28-year career in Washington.

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Carly Wins Republican Senatorial Debate

May 06, 2010

“Tonight, Carly again proved that she is the Republican candidate best positioned to defeat Barbara Boxer this fall. She demonstrated a clear and profound grasp of all the issues, and she showed that she’s not afraid to stand behind her proven record of leadership in tough times and her staunch fiscal conservative values.”

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Debate Fact Check #2: Taxin’ Tom

May 06, 2010

THE TRUTH ABOUT…Tom Campbell’s decades-long record of support for higher taxes.
CLAIM:
Tom Campbell is a fiscal conservative.
FACT:
In 1989, Tom Campbell introduced federal legislation to raise the gas tax. Although the measure never came up for a vote, Campbell continues to believe that raising the gas tax is a legitimate budget-balancing measure. In 1997, Campbell voted against [...]

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Boxer’s Election Year Opportunism On Display Again

May 05, 2010

“In yet another display of Election Year opportunism, Barbara Boxer today boasted about the passage of her amendment to the financial reform bill, pointing to it as an example of how she puts taxpayers first.”

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Watch New Video from the Campaign Trail

April 29, 2010

Carly has been traveling throughout California addressing the fight for California’s jobs and the importance of lower taxes. Catch up on some recent events by watching new videos and encouraging your friends to do the same.

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Carly on HIRE passage in the Senate

March 17, 2010

“Barbara Boxer voted today to add to our nation’s already sky-high federal deficit, pile on even more government spending and extend the disappointing and expensive stimulus package.”

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Economic Recovery and Controlling Govt. Spending

February 23, 2010

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA – U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina today spoke to grassroots Republicans at the California Federation of Republican Women (CFRW) Winter Conference in Westlake Village about the urgent need to rein in government spending.

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Carly Fiorina Issues Statement on Anniversary of Failed Economic Stimulus Package

February 17, 2010

SACRAMENTO, CA – U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina today issued the following statement about the one-year anniversary of the $862 billion economic stimulus package championed by Barbara Boxer:
“One year ago, Barbara Boxer promised California new jobs and economic recovery in exchange for $862 billion of our taxpayer dollars. One year later, our nation is deeper [...]

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In Case You Missed It: Boomers Mortgaging Our Children's Future

February 17, 2010

From CNBC
By Carly Fiorina
As parents and grandparents, many of whom are part of the Baby Boomer generation (including myself), we always think about what is best for our children and grandchildren.

The same must be true in government as it is in our personal lives. In every policy decision, we must consider both its short-term and [...]

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In Case You Missed It: A Budget Only Barbara Boxer Would Love

February 02, 2010

From Red County
By Carly Fiorina
There is an old adage that is not only true in our personal lives, but also in government: if you want to know what a person’s priorities are take a look at how they spend their money.

This week the President had the opportunity to set our nation on a healthy fiscal [...]

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Carly Fiorina Issues Statement on President’s Budget

February 01, 2010

“The budget the President presented today builds on failed policies that have resulted in massive increases in federal spending, ballooning deficits and increasing the debt we are leaving to our children and grandchildren by trillions of dollars. This is the wrong policy for our nation’s economy both in the short and long term.”

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Barbara Boxer Votes to Put Nation Deeper into Debt

January 28, 2010

SACRAMENTO, CA – U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s vote to increase the federal debt ceiling by $1.9 trillion, meaning the national debt could climb to $14.3 trillion:
“Once again, Barbara Boxer has voted to mortgage our children and grandchildren’s future and to push our nation even further [...]

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Carly Fiorina Issues Statement on President Obama, Democrats’ Proposal to Freeze Discretionary Spending

January 26, 2010

“A proposal to curtail a few billion dollars in spending, while still running a deficit in excess of $1 trillion, isn’t a solution – it’s an attempt to put a political window dressing on what is otherwise a failed record when it comes to budgetary and economic policy.

“With Barbara Boxer’s support and under the President’s leadership, our nation’s debt has grown more than $1 trillion this year alone. Next year, our nation’s budget deficit is expected to be up to $1.3 trillion.”

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Carly Fiorina Opposes Creating A Commission to Study the Federal Deficit

January 26, 2010

“We don’t need a commission to study the federal deficit – what we need is a commitment to cut federal spending. We know why we have a deficit: Congress spends too much money, and for the last 26 years, Barbara Boxer has been complicit in perpetuating that system.”

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Barbara Boxer Supports Out-of-Control Federal Spending

December 24, 2009

“California’s taxpayers can no longer afford Boxer’s support for this kind of out-of-control spending, which does nothing other than push off today’s irresponsible decisions to our children and grandchildren.”

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