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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 New Hampshire Senate debates


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    from 2014 NH Senate debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bob Smith (13) 2010 Challenger; lost FL GOP primary; previous NH Senator Florida
  • Jeanne Shaheen (12) New Hampshire Former Democratic Governor (1997-2000); elected Senator 2008
  • Jim Rubens (3) Republican Senate Challenger New Hampshire
  • Karen Testerman (14) Republican Challenger New Hampshire
  • Scott Brown (16) Previously MA Republican Jr Senator New Hampshire
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    New Hampshire Senate debates and race coverage:
  • NECN, "Shaheen, Brown Clash in New Hampshire Senate Debate", hosted by New England Cable News, the Concord Monitor and UNH; moderated by Chuck Todd, held at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, Oct 21, 2014
  • WMUR ABC-9 Manchester, "In 1st debate, Shaheen, Brown preview themes," Oct. 7, 2014
  • TalkingPointsMemo.com TPM Livewire, "Scott Brown: It's Not My Job To Create Jobs", by Daniel Strauss, September 3, 2014
  • Seacoast Online, "Republicans go after Democrats at debate", by Jeff McMenemy, 8/24/2014
  • The Hill weblog, "Brown hits Shaheen on border crisis," by Alexandra Jaffe, July 28, 2014
  • The Hill e-zine, "Brown, Shaheen tout state ties", by Alexandra Jaffe, May 28, 2014
  • The Hill e-zine, "PAC hits Brown for killing energy efficiency bill", by Laura Barron-Lopez, May 22, 2014
  • Huffington Post, "Brown Urged GOP Senators To Kill Shaheen's Energy Efficiency Bill", by Sabrina Siddiqui, May 14, 2014
  • AdWatch by The Hill e-zine, "Shaheen touts efforts for veterans in ad", by Alexandra Jaffe, May 4, 2014
  • The Hill e-zine, "Shaheen to Brown: Take 'People's Pledge'", by Mario Trujillo, March 15, 2014
  • The Hill e-zine, "Scott Brown pans 'self-serving' pledge", by Mario Trujillo, March 15, 2014
  • NHPR, "Bob Smith Kicks Off Campaign", by Associated Press, 3/4/2014
  • Manchester Union Leader, "Surveillance state is not OK", by Jim Rubens, Feb 17, 2014
  • USA Today, AdWatch on Scott Brown, 1/8/2014
  • Concord Patch AdWatch on Jeanne Shaheen, Jan. 1, 2014
  • Katharine Seelye in New York Times, "Popular Noncandidate", December 11, 2013
  • Karen Testerman editorial in Nashua Telegraph, "Single-payer", December 11, 2013
  • Charles Crumm in Michigan Daily Tribune, on Republican National Committee email campaign, Nov.5, 2013
  • Karen Testerman article in WND Weekly, 10/20/2013
  • Joint GOP candidate appearance at Lebanon Elks Lodge, coverage by Ben Conarck, Valley News, November 23, 2013
  • Fox News Sunday interview of Scott Brown, 8/25/2013
  • Ben Leubsdorf in Concord Monitor, 8/9/2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Jeanne Shaheen: Opposed the Blunt Amendment: require birth control coverage.
    Bob Smith: Human life begins at conception.
    Scott Brown: OpEd: Not a reliable vote on abortion rights.
    Karen Testerman: No taxpayer dollars to terminate human life in the womb.
Budget & Economy
    Bob Smith: Time to stop mortgaging our children's future.
    Karen Testerman: More government jobs threaten our economy & freedom.
Civil Rights
    Bob Smith: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Scott Brown: Next step in racial equality: stop glorifying violence.
    Karen Testerman: Vocal opponent of same-sex civil unions.
Corporations
    Scott Brown: AdWatch: Loosened financial reform regulations.
Drugs
    Jeanne Shaheen: Allow medical marijuana; but no recreational marijuana.
    Scott Brown: Restrict medical marijuana; and no recreational marijuana.
Education
    Bob Smith: Oppose nationwide Common Core standards.
    Karen Testerman: Put parents back in charge, not Department of Education.
    Karen Testerman: Stop the "common core" federal education standards.
Energy & Oil
    Bob Smith: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Scott Brown: Keystone XL should be included in energy efficiency bill.
    Karen Testerman: End the war on coal: keep electrical generating plants.
    Karen Testerman: Carbon dioxide causes plants to thrive, not global warming.
Environment
    Karen Testerman: Declaring national monuments to benefit donors is an abuse.
Foreign Policy
    Scott Brown: Restore American leadership; we have none now.
    Bob Smith: America is in trouble; we need leadership out of this mess.
    Scott Brown: Our allies don't trust us, our foes don't fear us.
Free Trade
    Jeanne Shaheen: Expand opportunities to export to markets around the globe.
Government Reform
    Jim Rubens: Voluntary small dollar vouchers to fund federal elections.
    Bob Smith: Photo ID for voting.
    Jeanne Shaheen: People's Pledge: Let's limit outside PAC contributions.
    Scott Brown: No pledge to limit outside PAC contributions.
Gun Control
    Bob Smith: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Scott Brown: Ok'd federal ban on assault weapons after Newtown shootings.
    Karen Testerman: Second Amendment is about protection, not hunting.
Health Care
    Jeanne Shaheen: Ebola: No fear-mongering; maybe a travel ban.
    Scott Brown: Ebola: travel ban to West Africa.
    Bob Smith: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    Scott Brown: ObamaCare's mandate means higher costs and fewer jobs.
    Jeanne Shaheen: AdWatch: Falsely promised all people could keep insurance.
    Jeanne Shaheen: No apologies for helping people get affordable insurance.
    Scott Brown: Supported RomneyCare in 2006; it's different than ObamaCare.
    Karen Testerman: ObamaCare is unaffordable and unworkable.
    Jeanne Shaheen: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Scott Brown: Strip US citizenship from terrorists who fight overseas.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Tireless advocate for keeping our commitment to veterans.
    Bob Smith: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    Jim Rubens: The surveillance state is not OK: limit the NSA.
    Karen Testerman: Rebuild our forces for adversaries like Chinese & Russians.
    Jim Rubens: NSA infringes Constitution and causes citizen distrust.
Immigration
    Scott Brown: The border is secure when people don't come across it.
    Jeanne Shaheen: We need to fix our broken immigration system.
    Scott Brown: It's wrong that illegals can just walk across the border.
    Bob Smith: Securing our borders is matter of economic stability.
    Karen Testerman: Illegal immigrants are stealing from our country.
    Karen Testerman: Illegal immigrants over burden our public schools.
Jobs
    Scott Brown: My job is to let businesses create jobs.
Principles & Values
    Bob Smith: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Jeanne Shaheen: On 99% vote with Obama: Find ways to appeal to independents.
    Bob Smith: Too many in Washington have no vision to restore the nation.
Tax Reform
    Karen Testerman: Supports flat tax & abolishing the IRS.
War & Peace
    Jeanne Shaheen: Address ISIS without fearmongering.


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  • Bob Smith 2010 Challenger; lost FL GOP primary; previous NH Senator Florida
  • Jeanne Shaheen New Hampshire Former Democratic Governor (1997-2000); elected Senator 2008
  • Jim Rubens Republican Senate Challenger New Hampshire
  • Karen Testerman Republican Challenger New Hampshire
  • Scott Brown Previously MA Republican Jr Senator New Hampshire

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