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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
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Ten Letters
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A Life of Trial and Redemption
about V.P. Joe Biden (2010)
No Apology
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2010)
Young Guns
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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)
Turnaround
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

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State of Alabama Politicians: Archives


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    from State of Alabama Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Jeff Sessions (9) Republican Sr Senator Alabama
  • Robert Bentley (33) Alabama Republican Governor
  • Vivian Davis Figures (5) Democratic Senate Challenger (2008); State Senator Alabama
  • William Barnes (6) 2010 Democratic Challenger Alabama
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Abortion
    Robert Bentley: Right to Life applies to most vulnerable & most helpless.
Budget & Economy
    Robert Bentley: Goal is balanced, conservative budget without federal help.
    Robert Bentley: Protect essential services, and otherwise cut 15-45%.
    William Barnes: Reduce spending and increase accountability.
    William Barnes: Re-evaluate & reform banking and finance deregulation.
    Jeff Sessions: Bailout well-intentioned, but too much federal intervention.
    Vivian Davis Figures: GOP turned nation from surplus to deficit, and jobs get lost.
Civil Rights
    Robert Bentley: Ever mindful of our turbulent past 50 years ago.
    Robert Bentley: End affirmative action for colleges & state contracts.
Corporations
    Robert Bentley: We will do whatever we can to attract new businesses.
Crime
    Robert Bentley: Expand use of death penalty; limit appeals.
    Robert Bentley: End parole for repeat violent felons.
Drugs
    Robert Bentley: Strengthen penalties for drug-related crimes.
Education
    Robert Bentley: Improving schools with a federal/state/private partnership.
    Robert Bentley: Give more power to school boards to make decisions.
    Robert Bentley: Though benefits will be cut, no teaching jobs will be lost.
    Robert Bentley: Supports moment-of-silence and teacher spanking law.
Energy & Oil
    Robert Bentley: Supports off-shore drilling and the oil and gas industries.
    Jeff Sessions: Surge in gas prices sucks out American wealth.
    Vivian Davis Figures: High gas prices make it harder to make ends meet.
Environment
    Robert Bentley: Primary value of forests is economic and job related.
Families & Children
    Robert Bentley: Supports relief for families who cannot afford their houses.
Free Trade
    Robert Bentley: Spread word far & wide: Made in Alabama.
    Robert Bentley: Spread word far & wide: Made in Alabama.
    Robert Bentley: $241K to promote AL exports and international trade.
    William Barnes: It's been proven; a free market doesn't work.
Government Reform
    William Barnes: Running because Shelby's $13M warchest is from big business.
    Robert Bentley: No campaign spending limits; no state funding of candidates.
Gun Control
    Robert Bentley: Respond to active shooters but guarantee Second Amendment.
Health Care
    Robert Bentley: Don't expand Medicaid, even if paid for by federal dollars.
    Robert Bentley: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is not Affordable.
    Robert Bentley: Federal takeover of our health care system will kill jobs.
    William Barnes: Affordable health care for everyone.
Immigration
    Jeff Sessions: FactCheck: Immigration bill requires 700 mile border fence.
    Jeff Sessions: Opposes amnesty first; finish fencing and enforcement first.
    Robert Bentley: Will fight illegal immigration in Alabama.
Jobs
    Robert Bentley: Take pride in products stamped "Made In Alabama".
    Robert Bentley: As new governor, job creation is my first priority.
    William Barnes: Extend unemployment benefits as subsistence income.
Principles & Values
    Jeff Sessions: Sessions runs unopposed for 2014 Senate re-election.
    Jeff Sessions: Declines debate challenge from Vivian Figures.
    Vivian Davis Figures: Challenges Jeff Sessions to debate; Sessions declines.
Tax Reform
    Jeff Sessions: Bush tax cuts have helped the economy.
    Robert Bentley: Supports flat tax structure for state income taxes.
Technology
    Robert Bentley: $1 billion for ATRIP and RAMP infrastructure improvements.
    Robert Bentley: $614M for ATRIP: Transportation Rehabilitation & Improvement.
    Robert Bentley: Paperless agencies: online license & tag verification system.
War & Peace
    Jeff Sessions: Pleased with the success of the surge.
    Jeff Sessions: Withdrawal timetable tells enemy when to prepare an attack.
    Vivian Davis Figures: Bush sent troops to war on erroneous claims.
    Vivian Davis Figures: Mideast less stable than before we invaded Iraq.
Welfare & Poverty
    Robert Bentley: We are poorest state, but government just causes dependency.
    Robert Bentley: We are poorest state, but government just causes dependency.


The above quotations are from State of Alabama Politicians: Archives.



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