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2008 presidential race

2009 State of the Union speech
Presidential Debates: Third Obama-McCain Debate - Second Obama-McCain Debate - V.P. debate, Biden vs. Palin - First Obama-McCain Debate
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Gov. Sarah Palin: Booklet - Debate - Profile - Wasilla - Governor
Sen. Joe Biden: Bio - Profile - Debates
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Excerpts from Books by and about 2008 candidates
Sen. John McCain (R, AZ)
Why Courage Matters
Sen. Barack Obama(D, IL)
Dreams From My Father
Sen. Joe Biden (D, DE)
Promises to Keep
Gov. Sarah Palin (R, AK)
New Energy for Alaska
Rep. Bob Barr (L)
The Meaning of IS
Rep. Cynthia McKinney (G)
Green Party Debate
Ralph Nader (I)
The Good Fight
Alan Keyes (NAIP)
Our Character, Our Future

Sen. Hillary Clinton
It Takes A Village
Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Gov. Mike Huckabee
Character Makes A Difference
Amb. Alan Keyes
Our Character, Our Future
Rep. Ron Paul
Freedom Under Siege
Gov. Mitt Romney

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Citizens for Global Solutions: 2008 Senate questionnaire

   Jeanne Shaheen: Foreign assistance helps counter-drug efforts.
Energy & Oil
   Al Franken: Supports cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gases.
   Al Franken: US failed to lead by refusing to sign onto the Kyoto accords.
   Jeanne Shaheen: US must be a leader in climate change agreements.
   Jeff Merkley: Cap greenhouse gases with international collaboration.
   Jim Martin: Support cap-and-trade on greenhouse gas emissions.
   Mark Begich: Support US participation in binding climate agreements.
   Mark Udall: Cap on greenhouse gases as part of comprehensive new treaty.
Foreign Policy
   Al Franken: A great nation meets its obligations; pay up our UN dues.
   Al Franken: There is a difference between leading the world & ruling it.
   Al Franken: Foreign Development Assistance is right thing & smart thing.
   Al Franken: Prohibit torture & interrogation banned by Geneva Convention.
   Al Franken: Supports International Criminal Court.
   Jeanne Shaheen: Rebuild our alliances & restore our moral authority.
   Jeanne Shaheen: Reform the UN but pay US dues.
   Jeff Merkley: Bush Administration has damaged America’s reputation.
   Jeff Merkley: Support US payments to UN & show leadership.
   Jeff Merkley: De-emphasize military; focus on international collaboration.
   Jim Martin: Re-establish our credibility and stature in the world.
   Jim Martin: UN plays vital role in tending to many of the world’s ills.
   Jim Martin: Support US membership in International Court, with BIAs.
   Jim Martin: Fund UN Peace Operations in Darfur.
   Jim Martin: Allocate 1% of US budget to foreign development assistance.
   Mark Begich: Rebuild US reputation by diplomatic efforts.
   Mark Begich: Pay dues to UN, and cooperate with ICC.
   Mark Begich: Supports adding 1% of US budget to international aid.
   Mark Udall: Effective international leadership needs allies’ cooperation.
   Mark Udall: Pay US dues to UN in full.
   Mark Udall: US should cooperate with International Criminal Court.
Homeland Security
   Al Franken: Fund UN Peace Operations in Darfur.
   Al Franken: Reduce our arsenal & abandon plans for new nuclear weapons.
   Jeanne Shaheen: Oppose the Bush doctrine of preemption.
   Jeanne Shaheen: Participate in ICC as observer, while safeguarding troops.
   Jeanne Shaheen: Ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
   Jeff Merkley: Persuasive evidence & clear objectives before military force.
   Jeff Merkley: End nuclear testing; end nuclear development.
   Jim Martin: Real & direct threat must exist before considering war.
   Jim Martin: Establish a UN Emergency Peace Service.
   Jim Martin: No new nuclear weapons; no new nuclear explosions.
   Jim Martin: End torture practices which oppose Geneva Convention.
   Mark Begich: Consult with Congress on major military actions.
   Mark Begich: Ratify Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty; no new nukes.
War & Peace
   Al Franken: Keep our country safe; but Iraq was a mistake.
   Jeanne Shaheen: Supports international peacekeeping mission to Darfur.
   Mark Begich: Fully fund US contribution to UN operations in Darfur.
   Mark Udall: Decision to authorize war must include resources to succeed.
   Mark Udall: Support UN acion in Darfur; divest US from Sudan.

The above quotations are from Citizens for Global Solutions: 2008 Senate questionnaire.

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