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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 Tennessee Politicians: Archives

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    from State of Tennessee Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Al Gore (1) Democrat
  • Bill Haslam (14) Tennessee Republican Governor
  • Bob Corker (2) Republican Jr Senator Tennessee
  • Bob Tuke (6) Democratic challenger (2008) Tennessee
  • Don Sundquist (6) Former Republican Governor (1995-2002)
  • Howard Phillips (1)
  • Joe Carr (9) Republican Challenger Tennessee
  • Lamar Alexander (2) Republican Sr Senator Tennessee
  • Phil Bredesen (3) Tennessee Former Democrat Governor (2002-2010)
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Budget & Economy
    Bill Haslam: Balance budget without education cuts & tax decrease.
    Phil Bredesen: Adjust our expenses to match our income, like family budget.
    Bill Haslam: Get tough on meth crimes.
    Bill Haslam: Drive to 55: 55% get post-HS certificate or degree by 2025.
    Joe Carr: Prohibit discrimination against college religious groups.
    Bill Haslam: Drive to 55: Increase college graduation to 55% by 2025.
    Joe Carr: Require abstinence-centered sex education in schools.
    Bill Haslam: Remove 90-cap limit on charter schools.
    Phil Bredesen: New reforms: student achievement to evaluate teacher.
    Don Sundquist: Invest more in teachers and in early education.
    Don Sundquist: We test students & rate schools; now invest in reading.
    Don Sundquist: Invest in teachers: scholarships, mentors, merit pay.
Energy & Oil
    Bob Tuke: Dependence on foreign oil hurts security & climate.
    Bob Corker: Promote fuel cells & alternatives to reduce oil dependence.
    Joe Carr: Require photographic evidence of animal abuse.
    Joe Carr: Rated 40% on voting record by Tennessee Conservation Voters.
    Bill Haslam: Haslam's Pilot company cited for 70 environmental violations.
    Don Sundquist: Supports new State Forest and 23 new natural areas.
Families & Children
    Bill Haslam: Support services to 100% of former foster youth.
Free Trade
    Bob Tuke: Moratorium on all new Free Trade agreements.
    Bob Corker: Break down trade barriers to give farmers a world market.
Government Reform
    Joe Carr: Reduce crossover voting in Tennessee primary elections.
    Bill Haslam: We reduced wait times for licenses from 38 minutes to 18.
    Joe Carr: Increase campaign contribution limits but disallow lobbyists.
    Joe Carr: Require photo ID in order to vote.
    Lamar Alexander: The Era of the 1,000-Page Bill Is Over.
Gun Control
    Joe Carr: 30,000 people respond to raffling off a Beretta 92A1.
Health Care
    Bob Tuke: National health care insurance exchange.
    Don Sundquist: We must save TennCare, for children & the needy.
Homeland Security
    Bill Haslam: ObamaCare costs TN $350M; cut but preserve rural hospitals.
    Bill Haslam: Only 1% of our country serves to keep the rest of us free.
    Bob Tuke: More border security; more enforcement.
    Bill Haslam: Created 80,000 jobs by making TN a good place for capital.
Principles & Values
    Bill Haslam: Tennessee--America at Its Best: we are a model to the nation.
    Al Gore: Take your souls to the polls.
Social Security
    Bill Haslam: TN named the best state in the country to retire in 2013.
Tax Reform
    Bill Haslam: TN thinks differently: don't spend money; give back taxes.
    Bob Tuke: Repeal Bush tax cuts that favor wealthy Americans.
    Howard Phillips: Eliminate income tax, corporate tax, & estate tax.
    Joe Carr: Cell phone ban should be addressed by airlines, not feds.
    Lamar Alexander: No cell phone conversations on planes; email and texting ok.
    Phil Bredesen: Memphis Research Consortium: life science research center.
    Don Sundquist: Wire government plus libraries and schools.
War & Peace
    Bob Tuke: Responsible Plan to End the War.

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