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Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Crippled America ,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
American Dreams,
by Marco Rubio (2015)
Taking a Stand,
by Rand Paul (2015)
by Scott Walker (2013)
A Time for Truth,
by Ted Cruz (2015)
One Nation,
by Ben Carson (2014)
Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Living History ,
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
Between Hope and History ,
by Bill Clinton (1996)
In Harmís Way ,
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)

Book Reviews

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2018 Maine Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 ME Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Janet Mills (10) Maine Democratic candidate for Maine Governor
  • Mary Mayhew (15) Maine Republican candidate for governor of Maine
  • Paul LePage (1) Maine Republican Governor
  • Shawn Moody (17) Maine Republican candidate for governor of Maine
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Maine 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Detroit News, "Stabenow, James agree to two October debates," by Leonard N. Fleming, Aug. 28, 2018
  • Stars and Stripes (U.S. Armed Forces periodical) , by Rose L. Thayer, August 21, 2018
  • Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, "King fights for clean environment," OpEd Letter, Aug 5, 2018
  • Foster's Daily Democrat, " Shawn Moody: Maine at 'critical juncture'", by Deborah McDermott, Aug 3, 2018
  • Press-Herald, "Where the candidates stand on wind power development," by Tux Turkel, July 2, 2018
  • Portsmouth Herald, seacoastonline.com, "Maine governor candidate: Mary Mayhew, Republican," April 13, 2018
  • Sun Journal, "Candidates back gun ownership at Colby College debate," by Colin Ellis, Feb. 27, 2018
  • Bangor Daily News, "Candidates throw jabs but no knockout punches in debate," by Michael Shepherd, Feb. 1, 2018
  • WAGM-TV, "Mills joins 13 states rejecting 'deep and damaging EPA cuts'," December 21, 2017
  • Press Herald, "Mills: We need to get the genie back in the pill bottle," October 15, 2017
  • Press Herald, "Democrats agree on need to improve health care, economy," by Jason Pafundi, September 28, 2017
  • U.S. News & World Report, "A.G. Not Commenting on Abortion Suit," September 20, 2017
  • Bangor Daily News, "Poverty isn't eliminated by threatening the poor," by Lance Dutson, Sept. 18, 2017
  • CNN.com, "LePage: Civil War was initially fought over land," by Nathan McDermott and Andrew Kaczynski, 8/22/2017
  • Journal Tribune, "Mayhew hopes to 'build on what we've accomplished'," by Ryder Schumacher, Aug. 9, 20117
  • The Lincoln County News, "Mayhew Campaign Makes Lincoln County Debut," by Abigail W. Adams, July 5, 2017
  • Press Herald, "Shine a light on high drug prices and go after gougers," by Janet T. Mills, June 28, 2017
  • Forbes Magazine, "Maine Shows How To Make Welfare Work," by Jared Meyer, June 1, 2017
  • Bangor Daily News, "LePage proposes eliminating funding for Civil Rights Team," by Beth Brogan, May 27, 2017
  • RedAlertPolitics.com, "Defeat DC Kings; Elect Libertarians," by Ryan Girdusky, April 30, 2017
  • Press-Herald, "Commentary: DHHS fighting Maine's drug crisis," by Mary Mayhew, April 14, 2017
  • News Center Maine, "Clergy, low income, immigrant groups protest DHHS budget," by Don Carrigan, Feb. 22, 2017
  • Bangor Daily News, "How $13M in unlawful spending took shape in Mayhew's DHHS," by Matthew Stone, Feb. 7, 2017
  • Press Herald, "Mills among 17 nationwide who condemn Trump's ban on refugees," by Dennis Hoey, January 29, 2017
  • Maine Public, "Blue Ribbon Commission Charged With Violating Law," by Mal Leary, July 8, 2016
  • Maine Public, "S&P Settlement Yields Maine More Than $21.5 Million," February 4, 2015
  • Bangor Daily News, "LePage defies AG Mills' demand to release welfare study," by Mario Moretto, January 9, 2014

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Shawn Moody: Strongly pro-life: opposes any tax dollars for abortion.
    Mary Mayhew: Ban abortions after 20 weeks, like most developed nations.
    Janet Mills: No comment on lawsuit to expand abortion access.
Budget & Economy
    Mary Mayhew: Reduce taxes by deep budget cuts including family services.
Civil Rights
    Paul LePage: Confederate monuments are about a war for land.
    Janet Mills: Decries proposal to eliminate Civil Rights Funding.
    Shawn Moody: Address red tape; focus on recruiting businesses.
    Shawn Moody: Run the state like I've run my business.
    Mary Mayhew: Keeping government out of business creates good paying jobs.
    Janet Mills: Won $21.5M settlement against S&P's mortgage practices.
    Shawn Moody: Law enforcement needs all the right tools to catch criminals.
    Mary Mayhew: imprisonment for life as a deterrent to crime.
    Shawn Moody: Strengthen criminal code & stem tide of illegal trafficking.
    Janet Mills: Investigate role of opioid manufacturers in drug abuse.
    Mary Mayhew: Joint effort needed to provide effective drug treatment.
    Shawn Moody: Parental and local control in education curriculum.
    Mary Mayhew: Parents should have access to multiple education choices.
    Janet Mills: Commission on Education Reform must follow open meetings law.
Energy & Oil
    Shawn Moody: Door's open to renewable energy, but no subsidies.
    Mary Mayhew: Wind energy needs transparent commission, not moratorium.
    Janet Mills: Wean ourselves off fossil fuels.
    Shawn Moody: Voluntarily adopted eco-friendly practices at Moody's.
    Mary Mayhew: Environmental stewardship that also respects businesses.
    Janet Mills: Joins coalition to reject proposed cuts in funding to EPA.
Gun Control
    Shawn Moody: Pro 2nd Amendment; wants armed officials in high schools.
    Mary Mayhew: Pro gun ownership and armed guards wherever needed.
Health Care
    Shawn Moody: Wants health insurance open to competition amongst states.
    Shawn Moody: Citizen referendum decided Medicaid expansion: make it work.
    Mary Mayhew: Absolutely opposed to Medicaid expansion.
    Janet Mills: Her office took on drug manufacturer Mylan on price gouging.
Homeland Security
    Shawn Moody: Stand behind veterans: offer school, jobs and services.
    Mary Mayhew: Veterans should get all benefits earned, in a timely manner.
    Shawn Moody: Work with federal officials against illegal immigrants.
    Mary Mayhew: Slash funds for new immigrants & asylum seekers.
    Janet Mills: Condemns President's ban on refugees.
    Shawn Moody: Make it easier for job creators: create a service hotline.
Tax Reform
    Shawn Moody: Tight N'Up spending; reduce income tax; provide transparency.
    Shawn Moody: You can't tax young people if we want to attract them here.
    Mary Mayhew: Cut tax burden for employers.
Welfare & Poverty
    Shawn Moody: Lifetime cap on welfare; with strong fraud detection.
    Mary Mayhew: Time limits on welfare benefits, to promote employment.
    Mary Mayhew: Auditor: DHHS improperly managed federal welfare funds.
    Janet Mills: Demands release of publically funded welfare study.

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