By the numbers, the number 9 has been a significant one for Elizabeth Dole. She voted 92% of the time with President Bush, and she has been ranked 93rd in effectiveness. But it doesn’t stop there. Dole looked out for her Big Oil and Gas friends by voting to protect their tax breaks 9 times. She voted five times to increase the debt limit, bringing it to $9 trillion. She worked against the best interests of North Carolina families when she voted against increasing child care spending by $9.1 billion over 10 years. And in the ninth month of 1999, while North Carolinians on the coast were picking up the pieces after Hurricane Floyd devastated their lives, Dole made a rare trip to the state to raise money. Dole and McCain have both voted with George Bush nine times out of ten, and North Carolina can’t afford more of the same.
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