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Do Not Ask What Good We Do
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No Apology
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Young Guns
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The Path to Prosperity
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Promises to Keep
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The Audacity of Hope
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Turnaround
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Dreams from My Father
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State of North Carolina Politicians: Archives


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    from State of North Carolina Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Alma Adams (11) Democratic House Member-Elect U.S. Rep North Carolina- 12
  • Bev Perdue (2) North Carolina Former Democratic Governor (2009-2013)
  • David Rouzer (9) Republican House Member-Elect U.S. Rep North Carolina- 7
  • Elaine Marshall (6) 2010 Democratic Challenger North Carolina
  • Elizabeth Dole (13) North Carolina Former Cabinet Member (Labor Sec'y) and Senator
  • Kay Hagan (10) Democratic Jr Senator North Carolina
  • Pat McCrory (10) North Carolina Republican Governor
  • Richard Burr (6) Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative North Carolina
  • Robert Pittenger (8) Republican U.S. Rep North Carolina-9
  • Sean Haugh (6) Libertarian Senate challenger North Carolina
  • Thom Tillis (7) Republican Challenger North Carolina
  • Walter Beaman Jones (1) Republican U.S. Rep North Carolina-3
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Abortion
    Alma Adams: A free woman must own and control her own body.
    Elizabeth Dole: Existing embryonic stem cell research ok, but no new lines.
Budget & Economy
    David Rouzer: Fight to cut federal spending & size of government.
    Elaine Marshall: Can't cut our way out of deficit; must grow our way out.
    Elaine Marshall: Send back the same people and we won't get out of this mess.
    Richard Burr: Stop spending or we'll end up like Greece.
    Elaine Marshall: Cuts plus appropriate investments.
    Richard Burr: The answer is: Let's stop spending.
Civil Rights
    Alma Adams: Do more to ensure women receive equal pay for equal work.
    Alma Adams: Do more for civil rights including the LGBT community.
    Thom Tillis: NC's "traditional population" stable while minorities grow.
    Elizabeth Dole: Discontinue affirmative action programs.
    Robert Pittenger: No affirmative action in state hiring decisions.
Corporations
    David Rouzer: Let businesses effectively compete in global economy.
    Pat McCrory: Eliminate cumbersome and duplicative regulations.
    Elaine Marshall: When capitalism takes over, we get economic collapse.
Crime
    Elizabeth Dole: Supports use of federal death penalty.
    Robert Pittenger: Support the death penalty.
    Robert Pittenger: End parole for repeat violent offenders.
    Sean Haugh: Moratorium on death penalty; plus alternative sentencing.
Drugs
    Robert Pittenger: Strengthen penalties for drug-related crime.
Education
    David Rouzer: Put control of education in the hands of local parents.
    Thom Tillis: FactCheck: Passed school budget of $23.1B, but no cuts.
    Alma Adams: Fight against vouchers & reckless cuts to public education.
    Pat McCrory: Virtual education choice and charter schools choice.
    Pat McCrory: Partner colleges with business to focus on marketable skills.
    Robert Pittenger: Endorses voluntary prayer in public schools.
    Robert Pittenger: Vouchers for public, private or religious schools.
    Sean Haugh: Vouchers for public, private or religious schools.
    Sean Haugh: Voluntary prayer in public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Pat McCrory: Develop offshore resources, plus natural gas exploration.
    Elaine Marshall: Big Oil polluted the Gulf, & polluted the politics around it.
    Elaine Marshall: Opposes drilling off coast due to disastrous risks.
    Richard Burr: Ending offshore drilling leads to economic disaster.
    Kay Hagan: Opposed offshore drilling until August compromise.
    Elizabeth Dole: Release 1/3 of the nationís strategic petroleum reserve.
    Kay Hagan: No tax breaks for big oil companies that give us $4 gas.
Environment
    Thom Tillis: AdWatch: Allowed toxic coal ash pollution on Dan River.
    Alma Adams: Protect our environment for future generations.
    Sean Haugh: Reduce environmental regulations.
Foreign Policy
    David Rouzer: Never cede power that usurps our national sovereignty.
    Bev Perdue: International dialogue will lead to a more peaceful world.
Free Trade
    Alma Adams: Oppose unfair trade deals that give away jobs overseas.
    Pat McCrory: ExportNC: public-private partnership to promote exports.
Government Reform
    Alma Adams: Rework Voting Rights Act to address voter suppression.
    Walter Beaman Jones: Citizens United one of the worst decisions in my lifetime.
    Pat McCrory: Appoint people who understand the private sector.
    Richard Burr: Government should regulate. with no bigger role.
    Kay Hagan: Washington experience means putting special interests first.
    Elizabeth Dole: Contributing to campaigns is free speech.
    Robert Pittenger: No campaign donation limits nor spending limits.
    Sean Haugh: No limits on campaign contributions, including PACs.
Gun Control
    Alma Adams: Start by having some common sense gun laws.
    Thom Tillis: Concealed carry permits for state parking lots.
Health Care
    David Rouzer: Even before ObamaCare, too much intervention in healthcare.
    Alma Adams: ObamaCare has moved us further in the right direction.
    Sean Haugh: Guaranteeing medical care is not a government responsibility.
Homeland Security
    David Rouzer: Government needs to cut spending--but not for veterans.
Immigration
    David Rouzer: Pledge to secure the border by a date-certain.
    Elizabeth Dole: Help sheriffs identify illegal immigrants among suspects.
    Kay Hagan: IDíing illegal immigrants is an unfunded federal mandate.
    Elizabeth Dole: Crackdown on illegal immigrants who commit crimes.
    Kay Hagan: Supports increased border security and opposes amnesty.
    Elizabeth Dole: Link local sheriffs to federal immigration tools.
    Kay Hagan: Deportation program is an unfunded federal mandate.
    Kay Hagan: Lack of immigration system is why we have unsecured border.
Jobs
    Richard Burr: I voted to extend unemployment three times; that's enough.
Principles & Values
    Pat McCrory: Fix our broken economy with new vision and leadership.
    Richard Burr: Washington has to change; Congress deserves low regard.
    Elizabeth Dole: Has spent time in all 100 counties while Senator.
    Kay Hagan: North Carolina needs a work horse, not a show horse.
    Elizabeth Dole: Broad experience in Washington & major-league clout.
Social Security
    Alma Adams: Protect and fund Social Security and Medicare.
Tax Reform
    David Rouzer: Great civilizations have low taxes & high revenues.
    Thom Tillis: FactCheck: Kept sales tax at 3% on yachts & jet owners.
    Thom Tillis: Repeal estate tax, except real estate & residents.
    Pat McCrory: Cut individual and corporate income taxes.
    Pat McCrory: Fight unnecessary & burdensome federal taxes & regulations.
    Elizabeth Dole: Sales tax, income tax, food tax, liquor tax: itís too much.
Technology
    Pat McCrory: Stop delaying critical infrastructure maintenance.
    Bev Perdue: Building infrastructure is a top priority to create jobs.
War & Peace
    David Rouzer: Keep military as dominant force for freedom in this world.
    Thom Tillis: Don't negotiate with Iran, a state sponsor of terror.
    Elizabeth Dole: Precipitous Iraq withdrawal leads to further instability.
    Kay Hagan: End the war in Iraq with a diplomatic surge.
    Elizabeth Dole: Mistakes were made, but no precipitous withdrawal from Iraq.
    Kay Hagan: The Iraq war had not made the U.S. safer.
Welfare & Poverty
    Alma Adams: Don't cut food stamps: a hand up, not a hand out.
    Robert Pittenger: Redirect welfare funding to faith-based organizations.


    Click for quotations from other sources by:
  • Alma Adams Democratic House Member-Elect U.S. Rep North Carolina- 12
  • Bev Perdue North Carolina Former Democratic Governor (2009-2013)
  • David Rouzer Republican House Member-Elect U.S. Rep North Carolina- 7
  • Elaine Marshall 2010 Democratic Challenger North Carolina
  • Elizabeth Dole North Carolina Former Cabinet Member (Labor Sec'y) and Senator
  • Kay Hagan Democratic Jr Senator North Carolina
  • Pat McCrory North Carolina Republican Governor
  • Richard Burr Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative North Carolina
  • Robert Pittenger Republican U.S. Rep North Carolina-9
  • Sean Haugh Libertarian Senate challenger North Carolina
  • Thom Tillis Republican Challenger North Carolina
  • Walter Beaman Jones Republican U.S. Rep North Carolina-3

The above quotations are from State of North Carolina Politicians: Archives.



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