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The Truths We Hold,
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Guide to Political Revolution,
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Where We Go From Here,
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Promise Me, Dad ,
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Conscience of a Conservative,
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Two Paths,
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Every Other Monday,
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Courage is Contagious,
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Shortest Way Home,
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The Book of Joe ,
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Becoming,
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Our Revolution,
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This Fight Is Our Fight,
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Higher Loyalty,
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The Making of Donald Trump,
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Higher Loyalty ,
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Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
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Outsider in the White House,
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2019 Louisiana Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage


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    from 2019 LA Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Eddie Rispone (19) Louisiana Republican Gubernatorial candidate
  • John Bel Edwards (8) Louisiana Democratic Governor
  • John Neely Kennedy (1) Louisiana Republican candidate for governor
  • Ralph Abraham (6) Louisiana Republican challenger for Governor
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    Louisiana 2019 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • The News-Star, "Where Louisiana's governor candidates stand on the issues," Oct. 8, 2019
  • Politico.com, "GOP squabbles as Louisiana governor nears reelection," by Daniel Strauss, 10/01/2019
  • 225 Magazine, "The Top Three Candidates for Governor: We Asked The Questions, They Answered," by Benjamin Leger, 9/30/19
  • Bayou Buzz, "Transcript of Louisiana Governor Race debate: Vaping, budget and corporate taxes," 23 September 2019
  • KLFY News, "Interview with governor candidate Eddie Rispone," by Lora Lavigne, Sep 18, 2019
  • Bayou Brief, "Rispone Supports Louisiana's Corrupt and Failing School Voucher Program," by Lamar White, June 20, 2019
  • The Times-Picayune, "5 things to know about the GOP candidates running for LA governor," by Julia O'Donoghue, 3/29/19
  • The Advocate, "Where do 3 Louisiana governor candidates stand on death penalty?" by Elizabeth Crisp, Mar 28, 2019
  • The Times-Picayune, "Where Republicans Eddie Rispone, Ralph Abraham differ," by Julia O'Donoghue, Mar 19, 2019
  • The Advocate, "5 takeaways from meet and greet with Eddie Rispone," by Elizabeth Crisp, Jan 8, 2019
  • America Magazine, "Profile: John Bel Edwards, pro-life Catholic", by Matt Malone, December 14, 2018
  • The News-Star, "Edwards popular, but re-election risky," by Greg Hilburn, USA Today, March 1, 2018
  • The Hill, "Mulvaney says Trump's military parade could cost as much as $30 million," by Avery Anapol, 2/14/18
  • The News-Star, "Mayo, Abraham face off in 5th District debate," by Kaleb Causey, Nov. 20, 2014

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Eddie Rispone: Pro-life, pro-God, pro-family.
    John Bel Edwards: Signed one of country's most restrictive anti-abortion laws.
Budget & Economy
    Eddie Rispone: Balance budgets, and build up reserves.
    Eddie Rispone: No specifics on budget cuts; try to control spending.
Crime
    Eddie Rispone: Modernize criminal justice system; make it more efficient.
    Eddie Rispone: Religious objection to death penalty, and not a deterrent.
    Ralph Abraham: I favor the death penalty & I'm also favor enforcing it.
    John Bel Edwards: Reduce highest incarceration rate in the nation.
    John Bel Edwards: No executions until better lethal drugs found.
Drugs
    Eddie Rispone: Against legalizing marijuana; need info about medical use.
Education
    Eddie Rispone: Work with schools & businesses to align education with jobs.
    Eddie Rispone: Expand school choice options to empower parents.
    Eddie Rispone: OpEd: Rispone supports vouchers to get his own tax break.
    Eddie Rispone: Allow use of tax dollars for Christian schools.
    Eddie Rispone: Let local boards give raises to individual teachers.
Environment
    Eddie Rispone: Supports Coastal Master Plan as essential.
Government Reform
    Eddie Rispone: Need to change process of funding infrastructure repair.
Gun Control
    Eddie Rispone: Opposes radical Left and their gun grabbing agenda.
    John Bel Edwards: We need to do a better job with our background checks.
Health Care
    Eddie Rispone: Problems with Medicaid expansion including fraud, abuse.
    Eddie Rispone: Medicaid expansion "bungled," and is unsustainable.
    Eddie Rispone: Temporarily freeze Medicaid enrollment in Louisiana.
    John Bel Edwards: Pro-life includes helping the poor get access to health care.
    Ralph Abraham: ObamaCare a daily dangerous debacle for working physicians.
    Ralph Abraham: No expansion of Medicaid, even if I make money on it.
Homeland Security
    John Bel Edwards: West Point grad; served 8 years in US Army.
    John Neely Kennedy: We don't need a military parade to show off American power.
Immigration
    Ralph Abraham: No amnesty; seal the borders.
Jobs
    Eddie Rispone: Raising minimum wage would hurt economy, contract jobs.
    Eddie Rispone: Lawsuit abuse is killing jobs because of insurance costs.
    Ralph Abraham: Women deserve equal pay.
Principles & Values
    John Bel Edwards: Faith plays a central role in his life and work.
    John Bel Edwards: Only Democratic governor in the Deep South.
Tax Reform
    Ralph Abraham: Tax code is outdated and it's leaking billions.


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