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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)
Turnaround
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

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2012 Democratic Party Platform


Click here for 31 full quotes from Democratic Party in the book 2012 Democratic Party Platform.
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Strongly and unequivocally support Roe v. Wade.
Budget & Economy
    Create an economy built to last & built from the middle out.
Civil Rights
    Enable disability access; plus 100,000 federal jobs.
    Equal treatment under law for same-sex couples.
Corporations
    Auto manufacturers have paid back loans & drive the recovery.
Crime
    Death penalty must not be arbitrary.
Drugs
    Reduce racial disparities in sentencing for drug crimes.
    Join Central American governments to combat narco-traffic.
Education
    Turn around struggling public schools; expand public options.
    Double investment in Pell Grants & more tax credits.
Energy & Oil
    Preserve ANWR but explore for oil responsibly elsewhere.
Environment
    Restore wilderness & watersheds for generations to come.
Families & Children
    Support fatherhood via faith-based groups.
Foreign Policy
    US leadership at UN, including respectful disagreement.
Free Trade
    Double our exports by 2015 with new trade agreements.
Government Reform
    Curb the influence of lobbyists; no to Citizens United.
    Your vote should count; no voter ID laws.
Gun Control
    Right to own firearms is subject to reasonable regulation.
Health Care
    No arbitrary insurer cancelation; yes pre-existing condition.
    Preserve promise of Medicare; don't privatize or voucherize.
Homeland Security
    Confront terrorism while upholding Constitutional values.
Immigration
    DREAM Act for now; comprehensive reform next.
Jobs
    Bridge to Work: help the long-term unemployed.
Principles & Values
    There is more we need to do; let's continue what we started.
    FactCheck: "God" removed from DNC platform.
Social Security
    Preserve promise of Social Security; don't privatize.
Tax Reform
    Cut taxes for every working family, but not millionaires.
Technology
    Recognize and defend Internet freedom worldwide.
War & Peace
    No US forces in Iraq; no US bases in Iraq.
    Bring our troops home from Afghanistan by 2014.
Welfare & Poverty
    Partner with faith-based organizations to serve the needy.


The above quotations are from 2012 Democratic Party Platform.


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