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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)
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

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State of New Jersey Politicians: secondary Archives

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  • Bonnie Watson Coleman (16) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep New Jersey- 12
  • Chris Christie (9) New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Christie Todd Whitman (1) Cabinet-2005
  • Cory Booker (12) New Jersey Mayor of Newark
  • Donny DiFrancesco (14) Former Republican Governor (2001)
  • Jeff Bell (21) Republican Senate challenger New Jersey
  • Jim McGreevey (6) Former Democratic Governor (2002-2004)
  • Murray Sabrin (12) Republican Senate Challenger New Jersey
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    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Protect women's access to comprehensive reproductive care.
    Jeff Bell: Apply 14th Amendment to the unborn.
    Murray Sabrin: Human life begins at conception.
    Cory Booker: No restrictions before viability; exceptions after viability.
Budget & Economy
    Jeff Bell: Restore the gold standard.
    Murray Sabrin: Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity.
    Jeff Bell: Fed's zero interest rate policy extends Great Recession.
    Murray Sabrin: Federal Reserve is one big scam.
    Jeff Bell: Return to gold-dollar convertibility now.
Civil Rights
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Pay disparity has a significant impact on low-income women.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Speak for LGBT rights regardless of the external pressures.
    Jeff Bell: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Murray Sabrin: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Cory Booker: MLK's dream still demands work to do, after 50 years.
    Jim McGreevey: End racial profiling.
    Donny DiFrancesco: Intolerance for racial profiling.
    Chris Christie: $2.3 billion small business tax relief package.
    Jeff Bell: Low interest rates favor big businesses over small.
    Cory Booker: Real solution to crime is addressing poverty and education.
    Cory Booker: Bipartisan solution to reduce recidivism.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Provide prison inmates with vocational & job-related skills.
    Donny DiFrancesco: More victims’ rights; identify sex offendors.
    Chris Christie: Drug addiction is a disease & it can be treated.
    Cory Booker: The drug war is an abject failure.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Decriminalize marijuana; implement alternative sentencing.
    Chris Christie: Tenure reform for failing teachers; merit pay for good ones.
    Chris Christie: Choice of schools to meet child's needs.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Strong public school system is critical.
    Jeff Bell: End federal involvement in education.
    Murray Sabrin: Oppose nationwide Common Core standards.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Supports voluntary prayer in public schools.
    Jim McGreevey: Supports back-to-basics and tougher standards.
Energy & Oil
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Common-sense, sustainable solar & wind.
    Jeff Bell: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Murray Sabrin: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Protect open space and natural wildlife habitats.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Fund clean up of contaminated industrial sites.
    Jim McGreevey: More open space protection to combat sprawl.
    Donny DiFrancesco: $5M for purchasing open space.
Foreign Policy
    Cory Booker: No head in the sand; but no global police.
Free Trade
    Jeff Bell: Act on bilateral agreements with Colombia and South Korea.
Government Reform
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: End voter suppression tactics.
    Jeff Bell: Photo ID for voting.
    Murray Sabrin: Photo ID for voting.
    Cory Booker: Campaign PAC money shouldn't speak louder than people.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Limit PAC, party, and corporate campaign donations.
    Jim McGreevey: More government oversight and public advocacy.
Gun Control
    Jeff Bell: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Murray Sabrin: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Jeff Bell: Debated who's most supportive of gun rights.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Supports licensing; background checks; and safety locks.
    Donny DiFrancesco: No gun permits until age 21; require ballistics ID.
    Donny DiFrancesco: Prosecute gun crimes more; restrict future sales more.
Health Care
    Chris Christie: Hold down Medicaid costs while providing focused choice.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Before ObamaCare, millions were deprived of affordable care.
    Jeff Bell: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    Murray Sabrin: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    Jim McGreevey: More patient rights and senior protections.
    Donny DiFrancesco: More funds for senior prescriptions, charity care, Medicaid.
Homeland Security
    Jeff Bell: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    Murray Sabrin: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    Cory Booker: Public oversight needed for NSA domestic spying.
    Jeff Bell: Defense hawk and foreign-policy interventionist.
    Donny DiFrancesco: Fund domestic terrorism preparedness.
    Jeff Bell: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Murray Sabrin: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Christie Todd Whitman: NJ should be compensated for costs associated with illegals.
    Chris Christie: Focus on reducing unemployment but not government employment.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Move from a minimum wage to a living wage.
    Cory Booker: $1,000 tax credit for job-training apprenticeships.
    Cory Booker: 1/3 of all NJ development is in Newark, where only 3% live.
    Donny DiFrancesco: Develop a workplace basic skills program.
Local Issues
    Chris Christie: Bridgegate FactCheck: Ft.Lee doesn't have 3 dedicated lanes.
Principles & Values
    Jeff Bell: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Murray Sabrin: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Jeff Bell: 1982: ran for Senate; speechwriter for Ronald Reagan.
    Jeff Bell: Wife wept upon hearing he would run for Senate.
    Jeff Bell: Defeated incumbent Senator in GOP primary in 1978.
    Cory Booker: First African-American senator from New Jersey.
Social Security
    Chris Christie: State pensions cut by $120B; but $90B still to go.
    Cory Booker: Opposes raising retirement age; expand entitlements.
    Donny DiFrancesco: Reduce taxes on retiree earnings & benefits.
Tax Reform
    Chris Christie: I will veto any income tax increases that come before me.
    Jeff Bell: Convinced Pres. Reagan to adopt radical tax-rate reductions.
    Jim McGreevey: Pay down debt; less taxes on seniors.
    Donny DiFrancesco: High property taxes obstruct high quality of life.
    Donny DiFrancesco: Limit inheritance taxes.
    Donny DiFrancesco: End the marriage tax.
    Bonnie Watson Coleman: Support Net Neutrality: keep the internet open.
War & Peace
    Donny DiFrancesco: Recognize Jerusalem as capital; honor Holocaust claims.
Welfare & Poverty
    Donny DiFrancesco: Fund welfare-to-work & exempt religious charities.

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