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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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Fact-check analysis of 2014 Senate and Gubernatorial races

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    from Fact-checking of 2014 Senate and Gubernatorial candidates (number of quotes indicated):
  • Asa Hutchinson (2) Arkansas Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Barack Obama (10) Democratic President (elected 2008)
  • Brian Schatz (1) Democratic Jr Senator Appointee Hawaii
  • Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (5) Republican U.S. Rep Washington-5
  • Chris Christie (2) New Jersey Republican Governor
  • Jeff Sessions (1) Republican Sr Senator Alabama
  • Mark Udall (1) Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative Colorado
  • Michael Enzi (1) Republican Sr Senator Wyoming
  • Paul Broun (1) Republican Challenger Georgia
  • Sam Clovis (1) Republican Senate Challenger Iowa
  • Todd Tiahrt (1) Republican Senate Challenger Kansas
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    Chris Christie: FactCheck: No, Dems allow plenty of pro-life speakers.
Budget & Economy
    Barack Obama: FactCheck: Deficits cut in half, but still higher than 2008.
Civil Rights
    Barack Obama: FactCheck: Gender wage gap is $0.19, not $0.23.
    Sam Clovis: FactCheck: Common Core originated with governors, not feds.
Energy & Oil
    Barack Obama: FactCheck: Yes, US reduced CO2 tonnage, but that's only 6%.
    Barack Obama: FactCheck: Yes, more domestic oil, but due to new technology.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: FactCheck: Natural gas lowered CO2 only temporarily.
    Brian Schatz: FactCheck: Yes, 97% of Greenland ice surface melted in 2012.
Free Trade
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: FactCheck: US #1 for FDI, but #14 or #22 on other measures.
Gun Control
    Paul Broun: FactCheck: Guns cause more deaths than bats & hammers.
Health Care
    Barack Obama: FactCheck: Some Medicare premiums went up under ObamaCare.
    Barack Obama: FactCheck: Yes, 9M signed up, but only 3M are newly insured.
    Asa Hutchinson: Voted for ObamaCare early on but now consistently against it.
    Asa Hutchinson: Voted against individuals keeping health insurance plans.
    Todd Tiahrt: FactCheck: Yes, ObamaCare levies some taxes before services.
Homeland Security
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: FactCheck: Iran's nuke program is set back, but not "halted".
    Mark Udall: FactCheck: Yes, NSA can collect phone records on Americans.
    Jeff Sessions: FactCheck: Immigration bill requires 700 mile border fence.
    Barack Obama: FactCheck: $10.10 minimum wage only affects 200,000 workers.
    Barack Obama: FactCheck: Yes, 8M new jobs, but net 1.2M lost in recession.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: FactCheck: Net gain of 3.2M jobs under Obama presidency.
    Cathy McMorris-Rodgers: FactCheck: Workforce participation decline due to Baby Boom.
Local Issues
    Chris Christie: Bridgegate FactCheck: Ft.Lee doesn't have 3 dedicated lanes.
Principles & Values
    Michael Enzi: FactCheck: Gets higher percent from PACs than any Senator.
    Barack Obama: FactCheck: Money stops infrastructure projects, not red tape.
Welfare & Poverty
    Barack Obama: FactCheck: Upward mobility hasn't stalled; US always was low.

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