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Books by and about 2012 presidential nominees
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
The Path to Prosperity
by Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
A Life of Trial and Redemption
about V.P. Joe Biden (2010)
No Apology
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2010)
Young Guns
by Rep. Paul Ryan et al (2010)
The Path to Prosperity
by Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
Promises to Keep
by Vice Pres. Joe Biden (2007)
The Audacity of Hope
by Pres. Barack Obama (2006)
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

Book Reviews

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League of Women Voters 2010 Candidate Questionnaire

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    from League of Women Voters 2010 Candidate Questionnaire (number of quotes indicated):
  • Alexander Snitker (2) 2010 Libertarian challenger Florida
  • Alexi Giannoulias (1) 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently State Treasurer Illinois
  • Barbara Mikulski (4) Democratic Sr Senator Maryland
  • Charles Schumer (1) Democratic Sr Senator New York
  • Daniel Freilich (3) 2010 Independent Challenger Vermont
  • Eric Wargotz (4) Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012) Maryland
  • Jay Townsend (1) Republican Challenger (2010) New York
  • Joe DioGuardi (1) 2010 Republican Challenger New York
  • Kelly Ayotte (2) Republican Jr Senator New Hampshire
  • Kirsten Gillibrand (2) Democratic Jr Senator New York
  • Marco Rubio (3) Republican Senator (FL)
  • Mark Kirk (1) Republican Jr Senator Illinois
  • Michael Bennet (3) Democratic Jr Senator Colorado
  • Paul Hodes (2) 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep. New Hampshire
  • Robin Carnahan (2) 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; Secretary of State Missouri
  • Ron Johnson (4) Republican Sr Senator Wisconsin
  • Ron Wyden (1) Democratic Sr Senator Oregon
  • Roy Blunt (2) Republican Jr Senator Missouri
  • Russell Feingold (1) Democrat
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Joe DioGuardi: Absolutely no additional federal funds for economic recovery.
    Kelly Ayotte: Stop professional politicians from bankrupting our country.
    Michael Bennet: Use paid back bank bailout funds to reduce the deficit.
    Robin Carnahan: Ban earmarks; end corporate giveaways; enact pay-as-you go.
    Ron Johnson: Smaller, fiscally responsible government grows free market.
    Roy Blunt: Spending freeze; balanced budget amendment; & line-item veto.
    Alexi Giannoulias: Reform system to reduce special interest pay-to-play.
    Michael Bennet: $300B lending fund for small business; plus $12B tax cut.
    Robin Carnahan: Put middle class ahead of "too big to fail".
    Barbara Mikulski: Increase student aid; create tuition tax credit.
    Eric Wargotz: Federal role: only ensuring that states perform requirements.
Energy & Oil
    Barbara Mikulski: Oppose drilling off coast; decrease reliance on fossil fuels.
    Daniel Freilich: Getting off carbon is red, white, and blue, not just green.
    Eric Wargotz: Invest in wind, solar, clean coal, nuclear, oil & gas.
    Kelly Ayotte: Responsibly tap U.S. reserves of natural gas and oil.
    Michael Bennet: Permanent tax incentives to spur renewable energy growth.
    Paul Hodes: End subsidies to Big Oil; extend biomass tax credit.
    Ron Johnson: The science of global warming is not settled.
Free Trade
    Paul Hodes: End tax breaks for corporations that ship jobs overseas.
    Ron Wyden: If we put up unfair barriers, other countries will do so too.
Government Reform
    Mark Kirk: Apply campaign finance reform to corporations.
Health Care
    Daniel Freilich: National health insurance would improve economy.
Homeland Security
    Alexander Snitker: Repeal Patriot Act; it violates Bill of Rights.
    Barbara Mikulski: Safer, stronger and smarter: provide necessary resources.
    Eric Wargotz: Don't appease terrorists; no civil trials.
    Marco Rubio: No greater risk than radical Islamic terrorists.
    Ron Johnson: I support the Patriot Act & military tribunals.
    Barbara Mikulski: Sensible approach to comprehensive immigration reform.
    Charles Schumer: Secure our borders; prohibit hiring illegal aliens.
    Daniel Freilich: Support AgJOBS: stable labor supply by earned legalization.
    Eric Wargotz: Secure our borders; complacency is the greatest threat.
    Jay Townsend: Prohibit amnesty; enhance borders; create guest workers.
    Ron Johnson: I oppose blanket amnesty for illegal aliens.
    Kirsten Gillibrand: End outsourcing of jobs and see "Made in America" again.
    Roy Blunt: Jobs for Missouri: real, sustainable, private sector jobs.
Principles & Values
    Russell Feingold: E4 Initiative: economy, employment, energy and education.
Tax Reform
    Alexander Snitker: Repeal the 16th Amendment; add Balanced Budget Amendment.
    Marco Rubio: Address market uncertainty by making Bush cuts permanent.
    Marco Rubio: Invest in R&D and space exploration.
War & Peace
    Kirsten Gillibrand: Timetable for drawing down troops from Afghanistan.

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