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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 Maine Senate debates


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    from 2014 ME Senate debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Shenna Bellows (12) Democratic Challenger
  • Susan Collins (6) Republican Sr Senator Maine
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Maine Senate debates:
  • Time magazine, "Marijuana and NSA Wedge Issues", by Alex Rogers, March 4, 2014
  • U.S.News & World Report, "National Security Drives Maine Race", by David Catanese, Feb. 27, 2014
  • Portland Press Herald, "Indiscriminate NSA spying", 1/4/2014
  • Hillary Savage in Machias Valley News Observer, "Bellows Visits", Dec. 4, 2013
  • Deirdre Fultin in The Portland Phoenix, "Takes shape", Dec. 12, 2013
  • Salon.com on 2014 Maine Senate race, "Edward Snowden" Oct 30, 2013
  • CNN "State of the Union" interview of Sen. Susan Collins, May 12 and Oct. 13, 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Drugs
    Shenna Bellows: Supports marijuana legalization.
Energy & Oil
    Shenna Bellows: Green energy solutions instead of nuclear energy.
Government Reform
    Shenna Bellows: Funding her campaign $5 at a time from local events.
    Susan Collins: Outrageous for IRS to target Tea Party groups.
Gun Control
    Shenna Bellows: Was NRA member, but left because they became too extreme.
Homeland Security
    Shenna Bellows: NSA should target only based on individualized suspicion.
    Susan Collins: Increase transparency of NSA but keep NSA programs.
    Susan Collins: Mass surveillance justified by national security.
    Susan Collins: Mass unwarranted surveillance is never justified.
    Shenna Bellows: We cannot afford to be the world's policemen.
    Shenna Bellows: No spying on foreign leaders NOR on ordinary Americans.
    Shenna Bellows: Snowden was a whistle-blower, not a criminal.
    Susan Collins: No justification for spying on Germany's chancellor.
    Susan Collins: Cuts in defense are very troubling to me personally.
Jobs
    Shenna Bellows: Increase minimum wage to make it a living wage.
Principles & Values
    Shenna Bellows: Calls herself a progressive libertarian.
Technology
    Shenna Bellows: "Total Information Awareness" undermines our democracy.
Welfare & Poverty
    Shenna Bellows: No one in Washington stands up for people who are hurting.


The above quotations are from 2014 Maine Senate debates.

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