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Hard Choices,
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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 Harm’s 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)

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2018 Michigan Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 MI Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Abdul El-Sayed (7) Michigan Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Gretchen Whitmer (5) Michigan Republican
  • Marcia Squier (32)
  • Tim Walz (5) Minnesota Democratic candidate for Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Michigan 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The Detroit News, "Schuette embraces career experience as benefit," by Beth LeBlanc, July 25, 2018
  • Detroit Free Press, "Civil rights commission rejects AG opinion on LGBT discrimination," by David Eggert, July 23, 2018
  • MichiganRadio.org , "Schuette’s record on pollution under fire," by Lester Graham & Jim Malewitz, June 18, 2018
  • MichiganRadio.org, "Checking in with the 2018 gubernatorial candidates: Bill Schuette," by Sophie Sherry, May 24, 2018
  • Holland Sentinel, "A clear choice on tax cuts," by Bill Schuette, May 28, 2018
  • BridgeMI.com, "Michigan governor candidates’ infrastructure policies," by Lindsay VanHulle, March 6, 2018
  • The Nation, "El-Sayed would be the first Muslim-American governor in US history," by David Dayen, January 29, 2018
  • Rewire News, "Candidate Vows to ‘Hold the Line' Against Anti-Choice Onslaught," by Ally Boguhn, Nov 1, 2017
  • Mining Journal, "Gubernatorial candidate holds town hall meeting," by Mary Wardell, Oct 10, 2017
  • Detroit Free Press, "Schuette shows support for Trump's immigration ban," by Robert Allen, January 31, 2017
  • WWMT-Newschannel-3, "One on one with gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer," January 24 2017
  • Lansing State Journal coverage of Gubernatorial race, 1/3/2017
  • Detroit News, "Detroit health director set to make bid for governor," by Christine Ferretti, Feb. 9, 2017
  • Detroit News, "Ex-Detroit health chief starts bid for Mich. governor," by Jennifer Chambers, Feb. 25, 2017
  • Detroit Free Press, "Schuette sues companies in Flint water crisis," by Matthew Dolan and Paul Egan, June 22, 2016
  • Detroit News, "PAC ad knocks Schuette for opposing clean energy plan," by Jim Lynch, November 6, 2015

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Gretchen Whitmer: Will stop anti-choice legislation.
    Marcia Squier: Fund Planned Parenthood; abortion is an unrestricted right.
    Gretchen Whitmer: No insurance riders to get an abortion covered.
Budget & Economy
    Marcia Squier: Stimulus counters ever-growing income inequality.
    Gretchen Whitmer: Most important metric is rising family income.
Civil Rights
    Marcia Squier: Support affirmative action and reparations like urban repair.
    Marcia Squier: Comfortable with same-sex marriage.
    Abdul El-Sayed: Sensitive to women's rights and transgender people's rights.
    Gretchen Whitmer: Shift tax burden to corporations.
    Marcia Squier: End mass incarceration.
    Gretchen Whitmer: Cleaned up County Prosecutor office after a sex scandal.
    Marcia Squier: Cannabis is a life-saving drug and must be legalized.
    Marcia Squier: Legalization will help utilize the endless benefits of pot.
    Marcia Squier: Legalization of pot will help healthcare costs.
    Marcia Squier: No vouchers for schools, but ok for colleges.
    Marcia Squier: More funding needed for public schools; now more than ever.
    Tim Walz: Recognized as the 2003 Minnesota Teacher of Excellence.
Energy & Oil
    Marcia Squier: Green energy is intertwined with job creation and education.
    Marcia Squier: Fund renewables by defunding the military.
    Marcia Squier: End the War on Oil, for national security AND environment.
    Marcia Squier: EPA should regulate for-profit corporations.
    Marcia Squier: Repeal the DARK Act: require full GMO labeling.
    Abdul El-Sayed: Advocate for environmental justice on lead exposure.
Families & Children
    Abdul El-Sayed: Invest in Detroit to keep millennials in Michigan.
Foreign Policy
    Marcia Squier: End our interventionist strategies, and welcome refugees.
    Marcia Squier: We need to support our troops by bringing them home.
Free Trade
    Marcia Squier: Replace free trade deals with zero export taxes.
Government Reform
    Marcia Squier: Easier voter registration; restrict superdelegates.
    Marcia Squier: Dem. superdelegates cheated Michigan voters of their choice.
Gun Control
    Marcia Squier: Graduated licensing & training for guns, like military.
Health Care
    Marcia Squier: Expand ObamaCare towards universal health care.
    Marcia Squier: Universal single-payer healthcare is the way to go.
    Abdul El-Sayed: Public health suffers when you run government as a business.
Homeland Security
    Marcia Squier: Cut the military budget by at least 50%.
    Marcia Squier: Reappropriate military spending to social needs.
    Tim Walz: Enlisted in Army National Guard at 17; served for 24 years.
    Tim Walz: Suicide prevention programs & mental health for veterans.
    Marcia Squier: Support pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens.
    Abdul El-Sayed: Biracial families like mine inspire more diverse government.
    Abdul El-Sayed: People who look like me are not sitting on the sidelines.
    Marcia Squier: Stop stiffing tipped worker wages!
Principles & Values
    Marcia Squier: Government should be separate from private religion.
    Tim Walz: Got political when students were turned away from Bush event.
Social Security
    Marcia Squier: Strongly opposes privatizing Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Marcia Squier: Wealthiest get wealthier via tax loopholes.
War & Peace
    Marcia Squier: No more profit-driven interventionist military strikes.
    Tim Walz: Served overseas in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
    Marcia Squier: Refuse donations from the military-industrial complex.
Welfare & Poverty
    Abdul El-Sayed: Economic well-being means helping those less privileged.

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