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Do Not Ask What Good We Do
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The Path to Prosperity
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Ten Letters
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A Life of Trial and Redemption
about V.P. Joe Biden (2010)
No Apology
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Young Guns
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The Path to Prosperity
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Promises to Keep
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The Audacity of Hope
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by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
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2014 Pennsylvania Gubernatorial debates and race coverage

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    from 2014 Pennsylvania Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Allyson Schwartz (6) Pennsylvania Democratic Challenger
  • Katie McGinty (8) Democratic Senate candidate Pennsylvania
  • Tom Corbett (4) Pennsylvania Republican Governor
  • Tom Wolf (15) Pennsylvania Democratic Governor
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    Pennsylvania Gubernatorial race:
  • Washington Times, "Where McCord, McGinty, Schwartz and Wolf stand," May 17, 2014
  • The Patriot News, "Where the Democratic Pa. gubernatorial candidates stand on issues", by the Associated Press, May 10, 2014
  • Pittsburgh City Paper, "Planned Parenthood throws support behind Allyson Schwartz," by Charlie Deitch, Feb 26, 2014
  • Politico.com, "Gore backs McGinty in Pa. primary," by Tal Kopan, 2/20/2014
  • Washington Post, "Corbett will drop lottery privatization plan", 1/2/2014
  • Philadephia Magazine AdWatch, 12/20/2013
  • The Morning Call coverage, 12/18/2013
  • KeystonePolitics AdWatch, 12/5/2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Katie McGinty: Oppose any effort to further restrict abortion rights.
    Tom Wolf: Support abortion rights.
    Allyson Schwartz: Endorsed by Planned Parenthood; she founded women's clinic.
Civil Rights
    Tom Wolf: Recognize same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania.
    Tom Corbett: OpEd: Corbett knew federal LGBT laws; OK to change mind.
    Tom Corbett: Supports anti-LGBT-discrimination bill, but not gay marriage.
    Tom Corbett: Apologies for comparing gay marriage to incest.
    Katie McGinty: Expand the reach of the corporate net income tax.
    Tom Corbett: Give up on privatizing state lottery program.
    Allyson Schwartz: End the Pennsylvania death penalty.
    Katie McGinty: Moratorium on the death penalty.
    Tom Wolf: Moratorium on the death penalty.
    Allyson Schwartz: Reduce the criminalization of simple marijuana possession.
    Katie McGinty: Legalize medicinal pot; decriminalize recreational pot.
    Tom Wolf: Study states with legal marijuana sales before deciding.
    Tom Wolf: Legalize medicinal marijuana & decriminalize one ounce.
    Katie McGinty: Subsidize state colleges to keep tuition below inflation.
    Tom Wolf: Restore money cut from public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Tom Wolf: Moratorium on gas drilling in state parks and state forests.
    Katie McGinty: Chaired Pres. Clinton's Council on Environmental Quality.
Gun Control
    Allyson Schwartz: Restrictions on both assault weapons and handguns.
    Katie McGinty: Restrictions on assault weapons but not handguns.
    Tom Wolf: Universal background checks, & ban assault weapons.
Health Care
    Tom Wolf: Expanding health care is good for economy & creates jobs.
    Tom Wolf: Scrap "Healthy PA" subsidizing private insurance coverage.
Homeland Security
    Tom Wolf: More services for veterans: education, jobs, & housing.
    Tom Wolf: Support a Pennsylvania DREAM Act.
    Tom Wolf: Increase minimum wage to $10.10 and index it to inflation.
Social Security
    Allyson Schwartz: No further reductions in the public pension benefits.
    Katie McGinty: No further reductions in the public pension benefits.
    Tom Wolf: Maintain defined benefit for public pensions instead of 401k.
    Allyson Schwartz: AdWatch: Trade benefit cuts for balancing budget.
Tax Reform
    Tom Wolf: Shift income tax burden to higher earners.

The above quotations are from 2014 Pennsylvania Gubernatorial debates and race coverage.

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