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Do Not Ask What Good We Do
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The Path to Prosperity
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Ten Letters
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No Apology
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Young Guns
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The Path to Prosperity
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Promises to Keep
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The Audacity of Hope
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Dreams from My Father
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Anchorage Daily News: 2006 gubernatorial candidate profile series, Oct. 29-31, 2006

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  • Sarah Palin (22)
  • Tony Knowles (6)
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The Anchorage Daily News published a series of articles profiling the gubernatorial candidates just prior to the 2006 election. The articles excerpted include:
  • "Where they stand: Running for governor", Oct. 22, 2006
  • "Fresh face launched, carries Palin's career, by Tom Kizzia, Oct. 23, 2006
  • "Candidates angle for the fishing crowd's vote", by Wesley Loy, Oct. 29, 2006
  • "Cruise tax debate may go on", by Elizabeth Bluemink, Oct. 30, 2006
  • "Candidates' views mixed on mining", by Elizabeth Bluemink, Oct. 31, 2006
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Sarah Palin: If Roe v. Wade got overturned, let people decide what’s next.
    Sarah Palin: Opposes use of public funds for abortions.
Budget & Economy
    Sarah Palin: Coordinate state tourism marketing but no additional funding.
    Tony Knowles: Double funding for state tourism marketing to $10 million.
    Sarah Palin: Death penalty for adults who murder children.
    Sarah Palin: Questions cruise ship gambling, under casino gambling ban.
    Sarah Palin: Support charters & home schools; not private school vouchers.
Energy & Oil
    Sarah Palin: Firm start date as part of gasline incentive offer.
    Sarah Palin: Opposes natural gas reserves tax--it’s not earned income yet.
    Sarah Palin: Analyze potential costs associated with climate change.
    Sarah Palin: Supports “Roads to Resources”: subsidized access to mines.
    Tony Knowles: Strongly opposes Pebble mine as an unacceptable risk.
    Tony Knowles: Opposes “Roads to Resources”: no subsidized access to mines.
    Sarah Palin: Don’t duplicate effort in monitoring cruise ship emissions.
    Sarah Palin: Don’t amend AK constitution for rural subsistence fishing.
    Tony Knowles: Amend AK constitution to cement rural subsistence fishing.
Government Reform
    Sarah Palin: Supports state funding for Gravina Island bridge.
    Sarah Palin: Immigrants want more vocational training & senior assistance.
    Sarah Palin: Praised the Red Dog zinc mine for bringing rural jobs.
    Sarah Palin: Department of Fish and Game is under-funded.
    Tony Knowles: Urges “crab rationalization repair” to restore lost jobs.
Principles & Values
    Sarah Palin: Endorsed by United Fishermen of Alaska (commercial group).
Tax Reform
    Sarah Palin: Mitigate impact of new $50M annual cruise ship tourism tax.
    Tony Knowles: Supports new $50M annual cruise ship tourism tax.
    Sarah Palin: No income tax; no taking the people’s dividends.
    Sarah Palin: Would support a seasonal sales tax, but no income tax.
War & Peace
    Sarah Palin: I support President Bush’s efforts to stop terrorism.
Welfare & Poverty
    Sarah Palin: Funding for faith-based initiatives is adequate today.

The above quotations are from Anchorage Daily News: 2006 gubernatorial candidate profile series, Oct. 29-31, 2006.

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