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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)

Book Reviews

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Jesse Jackson : The Search for Common Ground, by Charles P. Henry

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Click here for 17 full quotes from Rev. Jesse Jackson in the book The Search for Common Ground.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Economic justice & fairness over efficiency.
Civil Rights
    Pledged woman V.P. in 1984; key to Geraldine Ferraro in 1988.
    Participated in gay rights rallies during 1988 campaign.
    First serious black presidential candidate.
    Involve parents in school decision-making.
Families & Children
    Jackson populism: attack big business; stress family values.
Homeland Security
    Commitment against first use of nuclear weapons.
    Supports bilingual ed.; opposed Reagan’s immigration reform.
Principles & Values
    My religion obligates me to be political.
    Politically progressive: responsibility over victimhood.
    Apologized for calling NYC “Hymietown”.
    Was 1988 frontrunner after winning Michigan primary.
    Rainbow Coalition: specific groups instead of a melting pot.
Tax Reform
    Tax wealthy & business more, to pay for social programs.
War & Peace
    Endorsed self-determination for Palestinians.
    Got US POW released from Syria in 1984.
Welfare & Poverty
    Deal forcefully with “permanent disaster areas” in cities.

The above quotations are from Jesse Jackson : The Search for Common Ground, by Charles P. Henry.

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