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Do Not Ask What Good We Do
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The Path to Prosperity
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Ten Letters
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A Life of Trial and Redemption
about V.P. Joe Biden (2010)
No Apology
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Young Guns
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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
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Survey of Gubernatorial campaign websites 2011-2014

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    from Survey of 2011-2014 Gubernatorial campaign websites (number of quotes indicated):
  • Barbara Buono (9) New Jersey Democratic Challenger
  • Ken Cuccinelli (11) Virginia Republican Challenger
  • Maggie Hassan (7) New Hampshire Democratic Governor
  • Pat McCrory (10) North Carolina Republican Governor
  • Phil Bryant (14) Mississippi Republican Governor
  • Robert Sarvis (9) Virginia Libertarian nominee for Governor
  • Steve Bullock (5) Montana Democratic Governor
  • Terry McAuliffe (4) Virginia Democratic Challenger
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Barbara Buono: Promote potentially life-saving stem cell research.
    Phil Bryant: Supports the Personhood Initiative: protect the unborn.
Budget & Economy
    Phil Bryant: Lower taxes to spur economic growth and job creation.
Civil Rights
    Maggie Hassan: Instrumental in passing marriage equality in NH.
    Phil Bryant: Constitutionally define marriage: one man and one woman.
    Robert Sarvis: End ALL government subsidies of specific industries.
    Pat McCrory: Eliminate cumbersome and duplicative regulations.
    Robert Sarvis: Reverse the militarization of law-enforcement tactics.
    Ken Cuccinelli: 1991: established Sexual Assault Fact & Education (SAFE).
    Ken Cuccinelli: Fought the war against human trafficking since 2006.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Free wrongly convicted, when technology proves innocence.
    Steve Bullock: Arrest and prosecute sex predators and scam artists.
    Phil Bryant: Fight drug crime & punish sexual predators.
    Robert Sarvis: Legalize marijuana & decriminalize harder drugs.
    Steve Bullock: Confront the invisible epidemic of prescription drug abuse.
    Robert Sarvis: Bad schools persist because politicians are in charge.
    Robert Sarvis: Supports vouchers, tax credit, charters, & parental triggers.
    Barbara Buono: Provide equitable K-12 funding across New Jersey.
    Ken Cuccinelli: No child should be forced to remain in a failing school.
    Terry McAuliffe: We're not doing enough to support our schools.
    Maggie Hassan: Our public schools are essential to best-trained workforce.
    Pat McCrory: Virtual education choice and charter schools choice.
    Pat McCrory: Partner colleges with business to focus on marketable skills.
    Phil Bryant: Close failing districts & implement charters.
Energy & Oil
    Barbara Buono: Invest in our solar and renewable energy industries.
    Ken Cuccinelli: We need oil, natural gas, and coal, plus new sources.
    Terry McAuliffe: Capture wind offshore: for jobs & green energy.
    Maggie Hassan: Join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
    Pat McCrory: Develop offshore resources, plus natural gas exploration.
    Steve Bullock: Develop our resources for American energy independence.
    Phil Bryant: Supports both conventional and unconventional energy sources.
    Barbara Buono: Stop pollution waivers: they dirty our air and water.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Reform eminent domain laws; only for true public uses.
    Phil Bryant: Protect property rights; develop forest & agribusiness.
Families & Children
    Barbara Buono: Passed historic family leave legislation.
Free Trade
    Pat McCrory: ExportNC: public-private partnership to promote exports.
    Phil Bryant: Secure global businesses located in Mississippi.
Government Reform
    Ken Cuccinelli: Eliminate waste, fraud, and abuse: I've actually done it.
    Pat McCrory: Appoint people who understand the private sector.
    Phil Bryant: Hold elected officials accountable via open government.
Gun Control
    Robert Sarvis: Gun-control measures fail to reduce violent crime.
    Barbara Buono: Restrict military grade and high capacity magazines.
    Steve Bullock: Forever preserve access to public land for hunting & fishing.
    Phil Bryant: Defend the Second Amendment.
Health Care
    Robert Sarvis: Focus on catastrophic insurance & cash subsidies.
    Barbara Buono: Expand health care for low-income New Jerseyans.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Government out of healthcare decisions: focus on competition.
    Terry McAuliffe: Expand Medicaid with $21B in federal funds.
    Maggie Hassan: ObamaCare helps working families afford health insurance.
    Phil Bryant: Fight Obamacare; support insurance exchanges.
    Phil Bryant: Strongest anti-illegal immigration law in MS history.
    Phil Bryant: E-verify at work; proof of citizenship in traffic stops.
    Barbara Buono: Raise minimum wage & restore Earned Income Tax Credit.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Government does not create jobs; people do.
    Maggie Hassan: Keep collective bargaining; oppose right-to-work laws.
    Maggie Hassan: Bring one well-regulated, high-end casino to NH.
Principles & Values
    Pat McCrory: Fix our broken economy with new vision and leadership.
    Steve Bullock: I teach my kids the same Montana values I was taught.
Tax Reform
    Robert Sarvis: Eliminate or dramatically reduce the income tax.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Reform tax system to encourage entrepreneurs.
    Maggie Hassan: NH can fund its priorities without a broad-based tax.
    Pat McCrory: Cut individual and corporate income taxes.
    Pat McCrory: Fight unnecessary & burdensome federal taxes & regulations.
    Phil Bryant: Lower taxes; end the marriage penalty; free markets.
    Robert Sarvis: 21st-century transportation policy based on user-pays.
    Barbara Buono: Take federal $3B to build ARC tunnel from NJ to NYC.
    Ken Cuccinelli: Focus on traffic congestion and capacity problems.
    Terry McAuliffe: Our infrastructure system feels outdated and inefficient.
    Pat McCrory: Stop delaying critical infrastructure maintenance.

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