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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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2012 Massachusetts Senate Debate

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    from 2012 Mass. Senate Debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Elizabeth Warren (18)
  • Scott Brown (16)
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    Massachusetts Senate debates:
  • Associated Press coverage of preparation for 2012 MA Senate debates, May 25, 2012
  • Coverage of televised Warren-Brown debate, Sept. 20, 2012; by Boston Globe, North Adams Transcript, FutureOfCapitalism.com, and Boston Globe fact-checking.
  • Boston Globe and Fox News coverage of Senate debate, Oct. 2, 2012, debate held at UMass Lowell; Sponsored by Boston Herald.
  • New York Times coverage of Senate debate, Oct. 10, 2012, debate held at Symphony Hall in Springfield.

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Elizabeth Warren: No Supreme Court nominees who oppose legal abortion.
    Scott Brown: I'm pro-choice but anti-Elena Kagan.
    Scott Brown: Birth control ok, but don't force churches to provide it.
    Scott Brown: I'm a moderate pro-choice Republican & always have been.
Budget & Economy
    Elizabeth Warren: Balanced approach to deficit reduction.
    Scott Brown: Stop dividing Americans into haves and have-nots.
Civil Rights
    Elizabeth Warren: We need a reliable vote for equal pay for equal work.
    Elizabeth Warren: FactCheck: Insurers should pay victims, plus future immunity.
Energy & Oil
    Scott Brown: I'm no friend of big oil; I'm a friend of the motorist.
    Scott Brown: Ease up on big oil companies to avoid high price of gasoline.
Gun Control
    Elizabeth Warren: Extend the federal assault weapons ban.
    Scott Brown: Extend the state assault weapons ban, but not federal.
    Scott Brown: Reliably pro-gun, but opposed right-to-carry reciprocity.
Health Care
    Elizabeth Warren: ObamaCare provides free preventive care for women.
    Elizabeth Warren: No privatizing Medicare, nor voucher program.
Homeland Security
    Elizabeth Warren: Reduce size of standing army to reduce deficit.
    Elizabeth Warren: Strongly supports the DREAM Act.
    Scott Brown: DREAM Act provides "back door amnesty".
    Elizabeth Warren: Support the DREAM Act: Let kids stay.
    Scott Brown: Proud union member.
Principles & Values
    Elizabeth Warren: My Indian heritage played no role in Harvard hiring.
    Elizabeth Warren: My family is part Cherokee and I can't change who I am.
    Elizabeth Warren: My father's family rejected my mother's Indian heritage.
    Scott Brown: Warren claims Native American; but you can see she is not.
    Elizabeth Warren: I know I'm 1/32 Cherokee because my mother told me so.
Social Security
    Elizabeth Warren: No unnecessary cuts or risky privatization schemes.
Tax Reform
    Scott Brown: Never raise taxes in a recession; it hurts job creators.
    Elizabeth Warren: Stop protecting loopholes for millionaires.
    Scott Brown: Guilty as charged: I don't want to raise taxes.
    Scott Brown: I'm not going to raise taxes on our job creators.
War & Peace
    Elizabeth Warren: Bring US troops home from Afghanistan before 2014.
    Scott Brown: Rely on guidance from generals about Afghanistan withdrawal.
    Elizabeth Warren: Take nothing off the table with Iran's nuclear weapon.
    Scott Brown: No nuance with Iran: no nuclear weapons.

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