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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)
Unintimidated,
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)

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2018 Pennsylvania Senate race: debates and news coverage


    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 PA Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bob Casey (15) Democratic Sr Senator; previously state treasurer Pennsylvania
  • Jim Christiana (5) Republican candidate for Pennsylvania U. S. Senator Pennsylvania
  • Lou Barletta (13) Pennsylvania Former Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor
  • Rick Saccone (11) Republican Senate challenger (withdrew) Pennsylvania
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Pennsylvania 2018 Senatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Philadelphia Inquirer, "Casey demands more accountability on clergy sex abuse," by Chris Brennan, Aug 24, 2018
  • Washington Times, "Trump-backer Barletta battling 'Sleeping Bob'," by Dave Boyer, August 20, 2018
  • Lancaster Online, "Christiana talks tariffs, guns and immigration," by Sam Janesch, Apr 7, 2018
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Fox news, "Pennsylvania primary vying for Senate," 2018/05/15

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Bob Casey: Ban abortion after 20 weeks; but fund Planned Parenthood.
    Lou Barletta: Ban abortion after 20 weeks; de-fund Planned Parenthood.
    Rick Saccone: Endorsed by Pro-Life Federation.
Budget & Economy
    Lou Barletta: Recovery is found in private business, not big government.
Civil Rights
    Bob Casey: Evolved over time to support gay marriage.
Crime
    Rick Saccone: Arguments against death penalty are false.
Education
    Bob Casey: Refinance student loans at lower rates.
    Lou Barletta: Empower parents to choose kids' education environment.
    Jim Christiana: Worked with Democrats to expand education tax credits.
    Rick Saccone: Supports options besides public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Bob Casey: Regulate greenhouse gases; join Paris Climate Accord.
    Lou Barletta: Don't regulate greenhouse gases; we're in a cooling trend.
    Rick Saccone: EPA's tyranny hurts coal jobs.
    Rick Saccone: No extraction tax on the Marcellus Shale gas.
Families & Children
    Lou Barletta: Opposes gay marriage; let states decide.
    Bob Casey: Mandatory reporting of the pure evil of child abuse.
Foreign Policy
    Rick Saccone: Don't trust UN vetting: pause all Syrian refugees.
Free Trade
    Bob Casey: Go after "trade cheaters" to protect PA jobs.
    Lou Barletta: Use tariffs as leverage to get better trade deals.
    Jim Christiana: Negative consequences of retaliatory tariffs on agriculture.
Government Reform
    Bob Casey: Disclose political donors; Citizens United empowers wealthy.
    Bob Casey: Protect voting rights; no voter-ID.
    Lou Barletta: No disclosure of political donors.
Gun Control
    Bob Casey: Expanded background checks; ban on bump stocks.
    Lou Barletta: No background checks; but limit bump stocks.
    Jim Christiana: Opposes background checks on gun purchases.
    Rick Saccone: Backed by the NRA.
    Rick Saccone: Don't ban guns for no-fly list; too many false positives.
Health Care
    Rick Saccone: Free-market principles instead of ObamaCare.
Immigration
    Bob Casey: Comprehensive reform, including DREAMers staying.
    Lou Barletta: Zero-tolerance policy; stop DACA in its tracks.
    Bob Casey: Support sanctuary cities like Philadelphia.
    Lou Barletta: Avoiding immigrant family separation is amnesty.
    Jim Christiana: Hold sanctuary cities liable for damages by the undocumented.
    Jim Christiana: Replace lottery visa program with a merit-based process.
    Rick Saccone: Intense vetting of immigrants from terror-training countries.
Jobs
    Bob Casey: Raise federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $12 by 2020.
Principles & Values
    Bob Casey: Dubbed "Sleeping Bob" for anti-Trump obstructionism.
Social Security
    Lou Barletta: Explore privatization of Social Security.
Technology
    Bob Casey: Support Net Neutrality; require equal access to all users.
    Lou Barletta: End Net Neutrality; don't require equal access to all users.
War & Peace
    Bob Casey: Supports Obama's Iran nuclear treaty.
    Lou Barletta: Withdraw from Obama's Iran nuclear treaty.
    Rick Saccone: Establish foothold diplomatic presence in North Korea.


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  • Bob Casey Democratic Sr Senator; previously state treasurer Pennsylvania
  • Jim Christiana Republican candidate for Pennsylvania U. S. Senator Pennsylvania
  • Lou Barletta Pennsylvania Former Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor
  • Rick Saccone Republican Senate challenger (withdrew) Pennsylvania

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