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2009 politics

2009 State of the Union speech
Presidential Debates: Third Obama-McCain Debate - Second Obama-McCain Debate - V.P. debate, Biden vs. Palin - First Obama-McCain Debate
Vice Presidential background materials:

Gov. Sarah Palin: Booklet - Debate - Profile - Wasilla - Governor
Sen. Joe Biden: Bio - Profile - Debates
Convention coverage:
Dems - GOP - McCain - Palin - Obama - Biden - Nader - Barr
McCain-Obama joint appearances:
Aug.16 -Jul.12 -Jun.28 -
Fox -CNN -
MtP -Ads
2008 Democratic primary debates
Apr.16 -Apr.13 -Feb.26 -Feb.21 -Feb.11 -Jan.31 -Jan.28 -Jan.21 -Jan.15 -Jan.5
2008 Republican primary debates
Feb.7 -Jan.30 -Jan.28 -Jan.24 -Jan.10 -Jan.6 -Jan.5
2008 Green primary debates
Feb.3 -Jan.13
2007 Republican primary debates
Dec.22 -Dec.12 -Dec.9 -Nov.28 -Oct.21 -Oct.9 -Sep.27 -Sep.17 -Sep.5 -Aug.5 -Jun.5 -May 15 -May 3
2007 Democratic primary debates
Dec.22 -Dec.13 -Dec.4 -Dec.1 -Nov.15 -Oct.30 -Sep.26 -Sep.20 -Sep.13 -Sep.9 -Aug.19 -Aug.9 -Aug.7 -Jul.23 -Jun.28 -Jun.3 -Apr.26 -Apr.10

Excerpts from Books by and about 2008 candidates
Sen. John McCain (R)
Why Courage Matters
Sen. Barack Obama (D)
Dreams From My Father
Sen. Joe Biden (D, VP)
Promises to Keep
Rep. Bob Barr (L)
The Meaning of IS
Rep. Cynthia McKinney (G)
Green Party Debate
Ralph Nader (I)
The Good Fight
Alan Keyes (NAIP)
Our Character, Our Future

Sen. Hillary Clinton
It Takes A Village
Sen. John Edwards
Ending Poverty in America
Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Sen. Mike Gravel
Citizen Power
Gov. Mike Huckabee
Character Makes A Difference
Amb. Alan Keyes
Our Character, Our Future
Rep. Dennis Kucinich
The Courage to Survive
Rep. Ron Paul
Freedom Under Siege
Gov. Bill Richardson
Leading By Example
Gov. Mitt Romney
Sen. Fred Thompson
Government at the Brink

(click a book cover for excerpts and a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)

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2009 Off-Election Year
Massachusetts Senate special election
(Dec. 2009 & Jan. 2010)

True Compass: A Memoir,
by Edward M. Kennedy

Senate candidate debates
Coverage of last-minute primary debates
televised, broadcast, and webcast

AARP Questionnaires
Five candidates responses on senior issues
by the Association for the Advancement of Retired Persons
2009 Gubernatorial elections and speeches

2009 New Jersey gubernatorial debates

2009 Virginia gubernatorial debates
Analysis of Obama candidacy and presidency

Obama's Challenge
America's Economic Crisis and the Power of a Transformative Presidency
by Robert Kuttner

Change We Can Believe In
Barack Obama's Plan to Renew America
Published Sept. 9, 2008 by Obama's campaign

The FAITH of Barack Obama
by Stephen Mansfield

Barack Obama for Beginners
An Essential Guide
by Bob Neer and Joe Lee

The Obama Nation
Leftist Politics and the Cult of Personality
by Jerome Corsi

How Bottom-Up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-Down Economics
by John R. Talbott
Obama administration's Cabinet and Court

The Thumpin'
How Rahm Emanuel and the Democrats Learned to Be Ruthless
by Naftali Bendavid; profiling Rep. Emanuel, White House Chief of Staff-designee

The Nine
Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
by Jeffrey Toobin

Critical: What We Can Do About the Health Care Crisis
by Sen. Tom Daschle, former Secretary of Health & Human Services-designee

Like No Other Time
The Two Years That Changed America
by Sen. Tom Daschle, former Secretary of Health & Human Services-designee
Hillary and Bill Clinton

Friends in High Places
Our Journey from Little Rock to Washington, D.C.
by Webb Hubbell

Living History
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)

My Life
by Bill Clinton

Madame Hillary
The Dark Road to the White House
by R. Emmett Tyrell, Feb. 2004

The Case for Hillary Clinton
by Susan Estrich (2005)

The Final Days
The Last Desperate Abuses of Power by the Clinton White House
by Barbara Olson

The Natural
The Misunderstood Presidency of Bill Clinton
by Joe Klein

Hillary Clinton
The Inside Story
by Judith Warner

The Dysfunctional President:
Understanding the Compulsions of Bill Clinton
by Paul M. Fick
Bush presidency retrospectives

What Happened
Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception
by Scott McClellan

The War in Quotes
by G.B. Trudeau

The Short but Happy Political Life of George W. Bush
by Molly Ivins
2008 presidential race retrospectives

Free Ride:
John McCain and the Media
by David Brock and Paul Waldman

John McCain
An Essay in Military and Political History
by John Karaagac

The Myth of a Maverick
by Matt Welch, published Oct. 2007

Worth the Fighting For
A Memoir
by John McCain

The Revolution
A Manifesto
by Rep. Ron Paul

Meet the Next President: What You Don't Know About the Candidates
by Bill Sammon

The Full Rudy: The Man, the Myth, the Mania
by Jack Newfield

The Battle to Secure America's Borders
by Jim Gilchrist, Jerome R. Corsi; foreword by Congressman Tom Tancredo

Flawed or Flawless?
by Deborah & Gerald Strober

No Contest
Corporate Lawyers and the Perversion of Justice in America
by Ralph Nader & Wesley J. Smith
Future candidates and races

Sarah: How a Hockey Mom Turned Alaska's Political Establishment Upside Down
by Kaylene Johnson

Sarah Palin: A New Kind of Leader
by Joe Hilley

Profiles In Courage For Our Time
by Caroline Kennedy, including chapter on Rep. Hilda Solis, Secretary of Labor-designee

In Our Defense
The Bill of Rights in Action
by Caroline Kennedy and Ellen Alderman

A Patriot's Handbook
Songs, Poems, Stories, and Speeches Celebrating the Land We Love
by Caroline Kennedy (2005)

Character IS the Issue
How People With Integrity Can Revolutionize America
by Mike Huckabee & John Perry

The Revolution
A Manifesto
by Ron Paul

Do the Right Thing
Inside the Movement That's Bringing Common Sense Back to America
by Mike Huckabee
Elder Statesmen

And I Haven't Had a Bad Day Since
From the Streets of Harlem to the Halls of Congress
by Rep. Charles Rangel & Leon Wynter

The Assault on Reason
by Al Gore (2007)

A National Party No More
by Sen. Zell Miller

State of Emergency
: The Third World Invasion and Conquest of America
by Patrick J. Buchanan

America: Our Next Chapter
Tough Questions, Straight Answers
by Sen. Chuck Hagel & Peter Kaminsky

Herding Cats
A Life in Politics
by Sen. Trent Lott

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