OnTheIssues.org


Home Issues Leaders Recent Grid Archive Senate House VoteMatch_Quiz FAQs
 2014 Election:  Obama's book Biden's book Romney's book Ryan's book  |  Jill Stein's interview Gary Johnson's interview  |   2014   Debates 

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

Book Reviews

(from Amazon.com)

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

State of New Hampshire Politicians: Archives


    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from State of New Hampshire Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Howard Dean (1) Democrat
  • Jeanne Shaheen (5) New Hampshire Former Democratic Governor (1997-2000); elected Senator 2008
  • John Lynch (12) New Hampshire Former Democratic Governor (2005-2013)
  • John Sununu (3) Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2008) New Hampshire
  • Judd Gregg (2) Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2010) New Hampshire
  • Kelly Ayotte (16) Republican Jr Senator New Hampshire
  • Maggie Hassan (21) New Hampshire Democratic Governor
  • Mike Gravel (5) Democrat
  • Paul Hodes (11) 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep. New Hampshire
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

Scroll down for headlines, or click for archive from another state:
  -   AK  -   AL  -   AR  -   AZ  -   CA  -   CO  -   CT  -   DE  -   FL  -   GA  -   HI  -   IA  -   ID  -   IL  -   IN  -   KS  -   KY  -   LA  -   MA  -  
  -   MD  -   ME  -   MI  -   MN  -   MO  -   MS  -   MT  -   NC  -   ND  -   NE  -   NH  -   NJ  -   NM  -   NV  -   NY  -  
  -   OH  -   OK  -   OR  -   PA  -   RI  -   SC  -   SD  -   TN  -   TX  -   UT  -   VA  -   VT  -   WA  -   WI  -   WV  -   WY  -  

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    John Lynch: Emergency contraception without a prescription.
    Kelly Ayotte: Pro-life important for Supreme Court nominee, but not litmus.
Budget & Economy
    Maggie Hassan: Balanced budget with no income tax nor sales tax.
    Paul Hodes: Stimulus bill was needed to stabilize economic free fall.
    Paul Hodes: $800B stimulus was an emergency investment.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Bush-Sununu self-regulation policy led to financial meltdown.
    John Sununu: Raising taxes is last thing needed during financial meltdown.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Lack of oversight caused financial crisis; regulation needed.
    John Sununu: Sought more financial regulation; keep taxpayers off hook.
    John Sununu: Difficult to say that fundamentals of our economy are strong.
    John Lynch: I erased a major budget deficit without new taxes.
Civil Rights
    Maggie Hassan: Instrumental in passing marriage equality in NH.
    Kelly Ayotte: Repeal state gay marriage law; don't repeal DOMA.
    John Lynch: Consider civil unions for N.H.
    John Lynch: Encourage diversity without discrimination.
Corporations
    Maggie Hassan: Business One Stop online; plus just one licensing system.
    Kelly Ayotte: No tax increases on any business, including overseas jobs.
    Howard Dean: AdWatch: “Hold corporations accountable”-but gave incentives.
Crime
    Maggie Hassan: 15 more state troopers on state roads.
    Maggie Hassan: Provide capital funds to build a new women's prison.
    John Lynch: Maintain truth-in-sentencing law.
    John Lynch: Support NH’s current death penalty.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Broaden use of the death penalty.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Require truth in sentencing.
Drugs
    Maggie Hassan: $500,000 for drug task force teams, but drop 1 team out of 4.
    John Lynch: Decriminalize marijuana once concerns are addressed.
Education
    Maggie Hassan: $4 million more for scholarships; $35M for state colleges.
    Maggie Hassan: Open new charter schools, & add to existing charter schools.
    Maggie Hassan: Our public schools are essential to best-trained workforce.
    John Lynch: Ensure every child the opportunity for a great education.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Goals 2000: Maintain national standards.
Energy & Oil
    Maggie Hassan: Join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
    John Lynch: 25% renewable sources by 2025.
    Mike Gravel: Immediately sign the Kyoto protocol.
Environment
    Maggie Hassan: Restore $1M to Land & Community Heritage Investment Program.
    Kelly Ayotte: Highway spending priority over commuter rail.
    Paul Hodes: Extend Boston commuter rail to Nashua & Concord.
Families & Children
    Maggie Hassan: Restore funding for the Children in Need of Services program.
Foreign Policy
    Kelly Ayotte: There are still terrorists who want to kill us.
Government Reform
    Maggie Hassan: Create commission on Government Innovation & Accountability.
    Judd Gregg: Earmarks legitimately direct money to worthy projects.
    Judd Gregg: Earmarks prioritize spending that bureaucrats would miss.
    Kelly Ayotte: Praised Sen. Gregg for earmarks; but pledges against them.
    Paul Hodes: $122M in earmarks while in House; pledges none in Senate.
    Paul Hodes: No pay-to-play: earmarks without campaign contributions ok.
    Kelly Ayotte: Ban earmarks; Hodes voted for 9,000 of them.
    Kelly Ayotte: Make Congressional pay "performance-based".
    Paul Hodes: Cut Congressional pay by 10% during recession.
    John Lynch: Restrinct campaign donations, but not campaign spending.
    Mike Gravel: National Initiative to allow citizen law makers.
Gun Control
    John Lynch: Keep N.H. gun laws unchanged.
Health Care
    Maggie Hassan: Repair our mental health system; take pressure off ERs.
    Maggie Hassan: ObamaCare helps working families afford health insurance.
Homeland Security
    Mike Gravel: Cut US nuclear arsenal from 10,000 to a couple hundred.
    Mike Gravel: War on terror will fail like war on drugs & war on poverty.
    Mike Gravel: Fight terrorism with dogged global police work.
Immigration
    Kelly Ayotte: I support English as the language of our country.
    Kelly Ayotte: Supports Arizona law against illegal immigration.
Jobs
    Maggie Hassan: Keep collective bargaining; oppose right-to-work laws.
    Maggie Hassan: Bring one well-regulated, high-end casino to NH.
    Kelly Ayotte: Government won't create jobs; it's our small businesses.
    Kelly Ayotte: No minimum wage increase; no card-check; no mandatory leave.
    Paul Hodes: Raise minimum wage & index to cost-of-living.
Local Issues
    Maggie Hassan: $80 million revenue from one high-end regulated casino.
Social Security
    Kelly Ayotte: Open to raising the retirement age for younger workers.
   
Tax Reform
    Maggie Hassan: NH can fund its priorities without a broad-based tax.
    Kelly Ayotte: Wrong philosophy to raise taxes during difficult economy.
    Kelly Ayotte: Keep zero federal estate tax; don't return to 50%.
    Paul Hodes: Fiscally irresponsible to allow tax breaks for the top 2%.
    Paul Hodes: Irresponsible to give $700B in tax cuts to wealthiest 2%.
    Paul Hodes: Estate tax of 35% after first $5 million.
    John Lynch: I will veto any income or sales tax.
Technology
    Maggie Hassan: Double funding for Research & Development tax credit.
    Maggie Hassan: Address "red list" of bridges in critical need of repair.
War & Peace
    Kelly Ayotte: Israel has right to defend itself, even with Gaza flotilla.


    Click for quotations from other sources by:
  • Howard Dean Democrat
  • Jeanne Shaheen New Hampshire Former Democratic Governor (1997-2000); elected Senator 2008
  • John Lynch New Hampshire Former Democratic Governor (2005-2013)
  • John Sununu Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2008) New Hampshire
  • Judd Gregg Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2010) New Hampshire
  • Kelly Ayotte Republican Jr Senator New Hampshire
  • Maggie Hassan New Hampshire Democratic Governor
  • Mike Gravel Democrat
  • Paul Hodes 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep. New Hampshire

The above quotations are from State of New Hampshire Politicians: Archives.



Logo
All material copyright 1999-2013
by OnTheIssues.org
Reprinting by permission only.

E-mail: submit@OnTheIssues.org
Mail
Send donations or submit quotations to:
OnTheIssues.org
1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630
Cambridge, MA 02140



OnTheIssues.org
Home Page
Most recent quotations Archive of books & debates Candidate Matching Quiz

Page last edited: Sep 09, 2014