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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)
Turnaround
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

Book Reviews

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2013 New Jersey Special Senate Election Debates


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    from 2013 N.J. Special Senate Election Debates (number of quotes indicated):
  • Cory Booker (16) New Jersey Mayor of Newark
  • Frank Pallone (1) Democratic Challenger New Jersey
  • Rush Holt (3) Democratic challenger; U.S. Rep. New Jersey
  • Steve Lonegan (9) Republican Senate Challenger New Jersey
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Cory Booker: OpEd: In mainstream of NJ, supporting abortion rights.
    Steve Lonegan: Opposes abortion rights.
Budget & Economy
    Steve Lonegan: Opposes Hurricane Sandy funding; funding needs more scrutiny.
Civil Rights
    Cory Booker: Supports gay marriage: We are all equal under the law.
    Cory Booker: African-Americans & gays should both be equal under the law.
    Steve Lonegan: Same-sex marriage should be decided by voting, not judges.
Crime
    Cory Booker: Launch Fatherhood Center and pro-bono legal help for ex-cons.
    Cory Booker: Police overhaul to change cronyism, favoritism, and cynicism.
    Cory Booker: Applied "broken windows theory" in Newark policing.
Drugs
    Cory Booker: Never attracted to drink and drugs, even as teenager.
Education
    Cory Booker: Supports school voucher proposal, like other Democrats.
    Rush Holt: Investments in higher education keep American Dream alive.
    Cory Booker: $120 million for "Teachers Village" where educators live.
Energy & Oil
    Cory Booker: Has never taken a public position on a carbon tax.
Environment
    Steve Lonegan: OpEd: wants to gut environmental regulations.
    Cory Booker: Vegetarian because of environmental impact of eating meat.
    Frank Pallone: Relax restrictions on over-fishing to help fishermen.
Families & Children
    Steve Lonegan: Marriage is the greatest institution; no kids for gays.
Free Trade
    Cory Booker: China is engaging in unfair trade practices.
Health Care
    Cory Booker: ObamaCare needs to be improved, but is helping people now.
    Steve Lonegan: ObamaCare is an absolute train wreck.
    Cory Booker: Control healthcare cost; no comment on single-payer.
    Rush Holt: Supports universal single payer system, like VA system.
    Steve Lonegan: Repeal ObamaCare; no middle ground on defending liberty.
Homeland Security
    Steve Lonegan: No NSA wiretapping; stop gathering data on Americans.
Immigration
    Steve Lonegan: No on amnesty; tighter border security.
Principles & Values
    Cory Booker: Money to cities is ok: we're one state with one destiny.
Technology
    Rush Holt: Research physicist at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab until '98.
War & Peace
    Cory Booker: Direct military intervention in Syria only as last resort.


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  • Cory Booker New Jersey Mayor of Newark
  • Frank Pallone Democratic Challenger New Jersey
  • Rush Holt Democratic challenger; U.S. Rep. New Jersey
  • Steve Lonegan Republican Senate Challenger New Jersey

The above quotations are from 2013 New Jersey Special Senate Election Debates.

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