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1 Where Do The Candidates Stand On Each Issue? Barack Obama Mitt Romney VS By: Dy’Quan

2 Do They Qualify to be a President? Barrack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii which is part of the U.S.A Barrack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii which is part of the U.S.A Barrack Obama is 47 years old so he is old enough to be president Barrack Obama is 47 years old so he is old enough to be president Yes he has been living in the U.S for the last 14 years Yes he has been living in the U.S for the last 14 years Yes he qualifies to be President.! Mitt Romney was born in Detroit, Michigan that is part of the U.S.A Mitt Romney was born in Detroit, Michigan that is part of the U.S.A Mitt Romney is 65 years old so he also is old enough to be president Mitt Romney is 65 years old so he also is old enough to be president Yes he has also been living in the U.S for the last 14 years Yes he has also been living in the U.S for the last 14 years Yes he qualifies to be President.! Barack ObamaMitt Romney

3 Meeting Our Candidates Used to go by the name of Barry Used to go by the name of Barry He likes watching and playing basketball, reading, writing, and cooking He likes watching and playing basketball, reading, writing, and cooking He also like chili, French fries, and pork chops He also like chili, French fries, and pork chops First name is Willard goes by his middle name Mitt First name is Willard goes by his middle name Mitt His nickname was Billy His nickname was Billy He likes reading, skiing, horseback riding, and water skiing He likes reading, skiing, horseback riding, and water skiing He like meatloaf, pretzels, M&M’s He like meatloaf, pretzels, M&M’s Barack ObamaMitt Romney

4 Economy and Jobs Mitt Romney Barack Obama Enforce the country’s rules on businesses to promote economic growth Enforce the country’s rules on businesses to promote economic growth Wants to retrain unemployed workers Wants to retrain unemployed workers He also wants to trade more goods He also wants to trade more goods He wants to cut companies taxes He wants to cut companies taxes Face China and equalize the playing field Face China and equalize the playing field Take a look at laws that give too much power towards labor unions Take a look at laws that give too much power towards labor unions Obama wants to grow the U.S private- sector job market Obama wants to grow the U.S private- sector job market Grow manufacturing skills for American workers Grow manufacturing skills for American workers He wants the rich Americans to pay the most taxes He wants the rich Americans to pay the most taxes He wants taxes to go down for smaller businesses He wants taxes to go down for smaller businesses Trade more American goods Trade more American goods He signed a recovery plan saying he saved millions of jobs He signed a recovery plan saying he saved millions of jobs He also wants to enforce the rules He also wants to enforce the rules

5 Healthcare He wants to continue something that he started in health care called “Obamacare” said that this will also protect them from bad insurance company practices. Save them and the country in the long run. He wants to continue something that he started in health care called “Obamacare” said that this will also protect them from bad insurance company practices. Save them and the country in the long run. Before insurance companies could deny coverage to people that was sick that is now Before insurance companies could deny coverage to people that was sick that is now Mitt Romney wants the care act to end, he says federal government should not have all the pressure in health care and the ACA will worsen the insurance system’s problems Mitt Romney wants the care act to end, he says federal government should not have all the pressure in health care and the ACA will worsen the insurance system’s problems He wants to stop obama’s care act He wants to stop obama’s care act Barack ObamaMitt Romney

6 Taxes Increase Bush-era tax cuts for people who get less than 250,000 a year but let the tax for rich Americans go up Increase Bush-era tax cuts for people who get less than 250,000 a year but let the tax for rich Americans go up He wants to follow the Buffet Rule, which would make millionaires and billionaires to keep paying higher taxes He wants to follow the Buffet Rule, which would make millionaires and billionaires to keep paying higher taxes Redo the tax code and close gaps for millionaires, billionaires, hedge fund managers, private jet owners, and oil companies Redo the tax code and close gaps for millionaires, billionaires, hedge fund managers, private jet owners, and oil companies He wants to reduce the increased tax burden on rich Americans He wants to reduce the increased tax burden on rich Americans Reduce the business tax rate Reduce the business tax rate And get rid of the death tax And get rid of the death tax Barack ObamaMitt Romney

7 War and National Defense Keep focusing on beating al- Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan Keep focusing on beating al- Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan Bring soldiers home in 2014 Bring soldiers home in 2014 Under Obama’s command our troops killed Osama bin Laden he was the leader of the people who attacked on September 11, 2001 Under Obama’s command our troops killed Osama bin Laden he was the leader of the people who attacked on September 11, 2001 Keep working with China, Russia and other nations to keep Iran from developing a nuclear weapon Keep working with China, Russia and other nations to keep Iran from developing a nuclear weapon Wants to make them stay until we defeat Afghanistan and determine whether troops can be taken out or not Wants to make them stay until we defeat Afghanistan and determine whether troops can be taken out or not Increase the price for national defense to upgrade our defense weapons Increase the price for national defense to upgrade our defense weapons Wants to find problems in the department of defense budget that can help go into the force Wants to find problems in the department of defense budget that can help go into the force Barack ObamaMitt Romney

8 Education Increase the amount of Federal aid to U.S schools to help those who are not doing to great Increase the amount of Federal aid to U.S schools to help those who are not doing to great Obama says that he’s helped millions of deserving people by making college more affordable Obama says that he’s helped millions of deserving people by making college more affordable Encourage education, help teachers improve, help schools that are not doing to well as well as raising school standards Encourage education, help teachers improve, help schools that are not doing to well as well as raising school standards Help community colleges provide better pathways to employment Help community colleges provide better pathways to employment He wants to let the state have some of the power instead of letting the governors handle everything about education systems He wants to let the state have some of the power instead of letting the governors handle everything about education systems He wants the parents to decide what school there child can go to and it does not matter whether it’s public school, private schools, or charter schools He wants the parents to decide what school there child can go to and it does not matter whether it’s public school, private schools, or charter schools Same as Obama he want college to be more affordable but instead of giving students more federal aid he wants colleges to stop increasing costs Same as Obama he want college to be more affordable but instead of giving students more federal aid he wants colleges to stop increasing costs Barack ObamaMitt Romney

9 Immigration Children that came to the U.S as immigrants should be able to become a citizen as long as they serve in the military or going to college Children that came to the U.S as immigrants should be able to become a citizen as long as they serve in the military or going to college Increase the border control resources Increase the border control resources Move the immigration enforcement’s away from “low priority cases” Move the immigration enforcement’s away from “low priority cases” Improve immigration laws to allow more skilled immigrants, and grant permanent citizenship to foreign students who have advanced degrees in math, science, or engineering at a U.S university Improve immigration laws to allow more skilled immigrants, and grant permanent citizenship to foreign students who have advanced degrees in math, science, or engineering at a U.S university Immigrants that was brought to us as a kid should be able to be a permanent citizen by serving in the military, but does not otherwise support official pardon for illegal immigrants Immigrants that was brought to us as a kid should be able to be a permanent citizen by serving in the military, but does not otherwise support official pardon for illegal immigrants Increase border control by building a high-tech fence Increase border control by building a high-tech fence Barack ObamaMitt Romney

10 Resources Electronic Resources GETTY, Tampa, Flordia. Web. 30 Oct GETTY, Tampa, Flordia. Web. 30 Oct Web. 30 Oct Web. 30 Oct Web. 31 Oct Web. 31 Oct Resouceshttp://www.teachervision.fen.com/us-presidency/elections/58186.html?detoured=1 Resouceshttp://www.teachervision.fen.com/us-presidency/elections/58186.html?detoured=1 romney.html romney.html romney.html romney.html Print Resources Scholastic News Scholastic News


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