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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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Survey of 2014 Gubernatorial campaign websites


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    from Survey of 2014 Gubernatorial campaign websites (number of quotes indicated):
  • Charles Djou (5) Republican Governor challenger U.S. Rep Hawaii-1
  • Chet Culver (1) Iowa Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Don Berwick (14) Massachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Eliot Cutler (12) Maine Independent Challenger
  • Jason Carter (4) Georgia Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Mark Schauer (4) Michigan Democratic Challenger for Governor
  • Steve Grossman (6) Massachusetts Democratic Challenger
  • Tom Wolf (12) Pennsylvania Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
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Abortion
    Tom Wolf: Government should not tell women what choices to make.
    Don Berwick: Fight for full access to basic reproductive health services.
    Eliot Cutler: Unequivocally pro-choice; allow abortions via MaineCare.
Budget & Economy
    Charles Djou: Runaway federal spending threatens our economy & job growth.
Civil Rights
    Tom Wolf: Don't tell two people that love each other they can't marry.
    Tom Wolf: Fight salary discrimination based on gender.
    Jason Carter: Look out for all the people, not just some of the people.
    Don Berwick: Equity regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
    Don Berwick: Women should have same opportunities and pay as men.
    Eliot Cutler: Early and vocal supporter of Maine's marriage equality.
Corporations
    Jason Carter: Incentives will attract businesses searching for a new home.
    Tom Wolf: Make Commonwealth an engine for economic development.
    Mark Schauer: Build economy that works for everyone--not just the wealthy.
Crime
    Don Berwick: Invest in prevention and rehabilitation.
    Mark Schauer: Restore funding for police & fire.
Drugs
    Don Berwick: Substance abuse treatment instead of incarceration.
Education
    Jason Carter: Restore billions slashed from public education.
    Tom Wolf: Support our state's public education system.
    Tom Wolf: Charters ok, but no mass expansion.
    Don Berwick: Increase "in-district" charter schools; but not for-profit.
    Don Berwick: Absolutely universal access to the best schooling.
    Eliot Cutler: Earlier schooling; longer school year; more school funding.
    Eliot Cutler: Pay it Forward, Pay it Back: tuition-free college.
    Charles Djou: Empower parental involvement in schools over bureaucracy.
    Steve Grossman: More funding for K-12 & public higher education.
Energy & Oil
    Tom Wolf: Take advantage of Marcellus Shale.
    Don Berwick: Double down on efforts to reduce our carbon footprint.
    Eliot Cutler: Burning fossil fuels is more and more problematic.
    Steve Grossman: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions 25% by 2020 and 80% by 2050.
Environment
    Tom Wolf: Marcellus Shale tax for Dept. of Environmental Protection.
    Don Berwick: Clean our water & air, and push other states also.
    Eliot Cutler: Helped Senator Ed Muskie craft the Clean Air Act.
    Steve Grossman: Grossman company uses sustainable energy, paper, & ink.
Families & Children
    Eliot Cutler: Empower women to succeed at home and at work.
    Charles Djou: Deeper appreciation of role faith plays in American families.
Government Reform
    Jason Carter: Caps on gifts from lobbyists & more ethics reforms.
    Tom Wolf: Ban "no-bid" contracts; increase transparency.
Gun Control
    Eliot Cutler: Restrict access to firearms via universal background checks.
Health Care
    Don Berwick: 2011: #4 on list of most influential health care leaders.
    Don Berwick: 2010: Ran Medicare/Medicaid agencies, with budget of $800B.
    Eliot Cutler: Universal access to essential health care services.
Homeland Security
    Chet Culver: More funding for veteran's jobs, homes, and education.
    Mark Schauer: Ensure veterans have access to the benefits they've earned.
    Steve Grossman: Unwavering advocate for veterans and their families.
    Steve Grossman: Welcome Home Bonus Program: financial support for veterans.
Jobs
    Tom Wolf: Company strategy: source its own American-made products.
    Steve Grossman: Proudly supports raising minimum wage to $11 an hour by 2016.
Local Issues
    Don Berwick: Opposes casino gambling; costs are too high.
    Eliot Cutler: Prepare Eastport for opportunity of Northern Passage.
Principles & Values
    Don Berwick: Basic values: justice; equity; fairness; respect; compassion.
Social Security
    Tom Wolf: Ensure our seniors dignity in the twilight of their lives.
    Charles Djou: Never renege on our promises & commitment to our seniors.
Technology
    Tom Wolf: Invest in a 21st Century transportation system.
    Eliot Cutler: Invest capital in our backbone infrastructure.
    Charles Djou: Consistently opposes Honolulu rail project.
    Mark Schauer: Restore tax incentives for high-tech businesses.
Welfare & Poverty
    Don Berwick: Implement "best practices" to end homelessness.
    Eliot Cutler: Never abandon citizens who are unemployed, ill, or hungry.


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  • Charles Djou Republican Governor challenger U.S. Rep Hawaii-1
  • Chet Culver Iowa Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Don Berwick Massachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Eliot Cutler Maine Independent Challenger
  • Jason Carter Georgia Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Mark Schauer Michigan Democratic Challenger for Governor
  • Steve Grossman Massachusetts Democratic Challenger
  • Tom Wolf Pennsylvania Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger

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