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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 Missouri Senate Debate

    Missouri Senate debates:
  • Feb 19, 2012: Republican Senate primary debate in Kansas City, KSDK coverage
  • April 22, 2012: coverage of debate at Tiger Hotel by Columbia Daily Tribune
  • May 27, 2012: Yahoo.com coverage of Republican primary debate; two-hour event in Willard covered by KYTV.
  • Todd Akin editorial in Kansas City Star, June 26
  • July 7, 2012: Associated Press in News-Tribune; Fox-2-Now St. Louis; and PoliticMO.com: coverage of GOP candidates debate
  • July 9, 2012: Ballwin-Ellisville Patch coverage of GOP debate at Washington University
  • Aug. 14-19, 2012: TheHill.com, TheGatewayPundit.com and FreakoutNation.com coverage of election scandal: Akin comments and McCaskill reaction.
  • Sept. 21-27, 2012: Associated Press and Los Angeles Times coverage of 9/26/2012 debate in Rolla, and 9/21/2012 Missouri newspaper editors' debate.
  • Oct. 19, 2012: Reuters coverage of 10/18/2012 debate in Kansas City.
  • Oct. 26, 2012: KSDK-5 I-Team FactCheck on Senate TV ads

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Todd Akin: Resisted stepping aside after "legitimate rape" comment.
    John Brunner: Pledges support to overthrow of Roe v. Wade.
    Sarah Steelman: Life begins at conception; consider Constitutional Amendment.
    Todd Akin: Life begins at conception; support Constitutional Amendment.
Civil Rights
    Claire McCaskill: FactCheck: Akin's female staff are not paid as much as men.
    Todd Akin: No policy to pay female staff less than men (but he does).
    Claire McCaskill: Women shouldn't get paid less simply because they're women.
    Todd Akin: Women's pay should be left to discretion of employers.
    John Brunner: Served as CEO of personal care products manufacturer.
    Sarah Steelman: More competition in college loans; end federal monopoly.
    Todd Akin: Federal government should be out of the student loan market.
Government Reform
    Todd Akin: Get rid of Departments of Energy, Education and Commerce.
    Todd Akin: Reversing 17th Amendment gives power back o the states.
    Todd Akin: Denounces intrusive government regulations and ObamaCare.
Health Care
    Sarah Steelman: End intrusive regulations; repeal ObamaCare.
    Todd Akin: Illegal immigrants receiving benefits is unacceptable.
    John Brunner: Citizenship for veterans; but not for college grads.
    Sarah Steelman: Take away all the incentives that are attracting illegals.
Principles & Values
    Sarah Steelman: Elected officials are trustees of the people.
    Todd Akin: I'm no career politician; I left a safe district.
    Todd Akin: Experienced conservative voice in Congress.

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