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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)

Book Reviews

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2014 Georgia Senate debates


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    from 2014 GA Senate debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Amanda Swafford (20) Libertarian Challenger Georgia
  • David Perdue (17) Republican challenger Georgia
  • Jack Kingston (1) Republican Challenger Georgia
  • Karen Handel (7) Republican Challenger Georgia
  • Michelle Nunn (12) Democratic Challenger Georgia
  • Paul Broun (14) Republican Challenger Georgia
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Georgia Senate debates and race coverage: (May 20 Republican primary)
  • AARP Voter Guide (on Michelle Nunn and David Perdue), Aug. 31, 2014
  • DailyKos.com, "Ad Hitting David Perdue On Equal Pay", Aug. 22, 2014
  • The Hill webzine, "Nunn bought land with lobbyists in Georgia", by Cameron Joseph, August 14, 2014
  • The Hill weblog, "Ga. Dem goes on attack in Senate race," by Cameron Joseph, Aug. 12, 2014
  • Morris News Service, "Senate candidates disagree on overseas corporate profits", by Walter Jones, August 8, 2014
  • Augusta Chronicle, "Democratic Senate hopefuls pledge to keep MOX open", by Meg Kinnard (Associated Press), May 29, 2014
  • The Hill e-zine, "Ga. Dem dodges on ObamaCare views", by Cameron Joseph, May 19, 2014
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Senate candidates won't back Mitch McConnell", by Daniel Malloy, May 17, 2014
  • ThinkProgress.org e-zine, "Frontrunner Touches Republicans' Third Rail, Suggests Raising Taxes", by Aviva Shen, May 14, 2014
  • The Hill e-zine, "GOPers spar in Georgia primary debate", April 19, 2014
  • AdWatch: OnTheIssues transcript of Phil Gingrey TV ad, calling his GOP rivals "the moderates", May 15, 2015
  • Rollcall e-zine, "Nunn Hits Bipartisan Tone in Stump Speech", by Kyle Trygstad, April 17, 2014
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution and OnTheIssues AdWatch, "Michelle Nunn up today with first TV ad", by Daniel Malloy, 4/3/2014
  • The Hill AdWatch, "Nunn faces first attack ad in Georgia", by Cameron Joseph, 4/1/2014
  • MSNBC, "GOP threatens to push self-destruct button," by Benjy Sarlin, 3/26/14
  • Congressional Quarterly Roll Call magazine, "If At First You Don't Succeed", March 20, 2014, electoral history of Paul Broun
  • The Huffington Post, "Candidate Who Wants To Repeal Obamacare Once Backed Federal Solution", by Andrew Perez, 3/10/2014
  • Time Magazine interview of Michelle Nunn, by Jay Newton-Small, March 6, 2014
  • The Hill magazine, "Anti-abortion group endorses Handel", by Cameron Joseph, March 4, 2014
  • Marietta Daily Journal, "Perdue weighs in", by Jon Gillooly, February 16, 2014
  • PolitiFact.com fact-checking on Karen Handel, Jan. 2, 2014
  • AdWatch: Jim Galloway in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Kelly Spratt endorsement, 12/5/2013
  • PolitiFact Fact-checking on Karen Handel's website, August 7th, 2013
  • PolitiFact Fact-checking on Karen Handel's book, Planned Bullyhood, September 11th, 2012
  • PolitiFact Fact-checking on Paul Broun's Twitter feed, Feb. 13th, 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Amanda Swafford: Human life doesn't begin at conception.
    David Perdue: Human life begins at conception.
    Paul Broun: Human life begins at conception.
    Karen Handel: Endorsed by Susan B. Anthony List for pro-life women.
    Michelle Nunn: Safe, legal, rare, and woman's personal decision.
Budget & Economy
    Amanda Swafford: End the Federal Reserve; explore alternative currency.
    Amanda Swafford: TARP manipulates the free enterprise system.
    David Perdue: Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity.
    Paul Broun: Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity.
    Michelle Nunn: Sequestration is absolute wrong way of making cuts.
Civil Rights
    Amanda Swafford: Marriage equality is an individual freedom.
    Amanda Swafford: Government has authority redefine marriage.
    David Perdue: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    David Perdue: AdWatch: Perdue's company sued for gender pay discrimination.
    Michelle Nunn: Support equal pay, and do it now.
    Paul Broun: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    David Perdue: Uphold Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
Corporations
    Amanda Swafford: FairTax avoids taxation of overseas corporate profit.
Drugs
    Amanda Swafford: Replace War on Drugs with individual freedom.
    David Perdue: Receptive to medical marijuana, but leave it to states.
Education
    Amanda Swafford: Dismantle the Department of Education.
    Paul Broun: Oppose nationwide Common Core standards.
Energy & Oil
    Amanda Swafford: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    David Perdue: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Paul Broun: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Michelle Nunn: Move forward on Keystone pipeline.
Environment
    Michelle Nunn: Preserved 85 acre marshland with conservation easements.
Foreign Policy
    Michelle Nunn: Our military is but one element of our national power.
    Karen Handel: FactCheck: Only $2.2M on USAID pottery in Morocco, not $27M.
Free Trade
    Amanda Swafford: We need more transparency regarding trade agreements.
Government Reform
    Amanda Swafford: Photo ID for voting.
    David Perdue: Absolute power corrupts; support check and balance system.
    David Perdue: Photo ID for voting.
    Michelle Nunn: Amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision.
    Paul Broun: Photo ID for voting.
    Michelle Nunn: If Congress doesn't pass a budget they don't get paid.
    Michelle Nunn: Bar members of Congress from becoming lobbyists.
Gun Control
    Amanda Swafford: Sacrificing liberty for safety has never worked.
    Amanda Swafford: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    David Perdue: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Paul Broun: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Paul Broun: FactCheck: Guns cause more deaths than bats & hammers.
Health Care
    Amanda Swafford: Dramatically strengthen Health Savings Accounts.
    Amanda Swafford: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    David Perdue: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    Paul Broun: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    David Perdue: Responsible thing to do: fix ObamaCare; don't repeal it.
    Karen Handel: ObamaCare overreaches, but feds should address healthcare.
    Karen Handel: ObamaCare canceled my wife's policy & doubled premiums.
    Michelle Nunn: Add a tier of affordable coverage to ObamaCare.
    Karen Handel: Embrace threat of federal shutdown to defund ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Amanda Swafford: Superior nuclear arsenal is not necessary.
    David Perdue: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    Paul Broun: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
Immigration
    Amanda Swafford: No caps on number of visas allowed.
    Amanda Swafford: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    David Perdue: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Paul Broun: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Karen Handel: Immigration bill is 1,000 pages of industry rewards.
Principles & Values
    Amanda Swafford: Judeo-Christian values aren't threatened by Shariah.
    David Perdue: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Paul Broun: Biblical morality is spiritual foundation of our nation.
    Paul Broun: Lost campaigns in 1990, 1992 & 1996 before winning in 2006.
    Paul Broun: Separation of church and state is a mistaken idea.
    Jack Kingston: Endorsed by McIntosh County Commissioner over Handel.
    Karen Handel: Endorsed by McIntosh County Commissioner before Kingston.
Social Security
    David Perdue: Reduce $86T retirement deal for federal employees.
    Michelle Nunn: Bipartisan entitlement reform to preserve Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Amanda Swafford: Politicians use tax code to for social engineering.
    David Perdue: Cut spending AND increase revenue.
Technology
    Michelle Nunn: Reverse the downward trends in basic R&D funding.


The above quotations are from 2014 Georgia Senate debates.

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