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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)

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2014 Arkansas Senate debates


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    from 2014 AR Senate debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Mark Pryor (6) Democratic Sr Senator Arkansas
  • Mark Swaney (4) 2014 Green Senate Challenger Arkansas
  • Nathan LaFrance (5) Libertarian Senate Challenger Arkansas
  • Tom Cotton (13) Republican Senate challenger Arkansas
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    Arkansas Senate debates and race coverage:
  • Wall Street Journal PacWatch, "Arkansas Ads: Pryor Spotlights Domestic Violence Law", Oct 1, 2014
  • AARP Voter Guide (on Tom Cotton), Aug. 31, 2014
  • KAIT 8, "Green Party candidate explains why he wants U.S. Senate seat", by Jessi Turnure, Jul 26, 2014
  • The Hill weblog, "Pryor hits Cotton for questioning his faith," by Cameron Joseph, July 8, 2014
  • N.Y.Times, "Sasse and Cotton Share High-Flying Pedigrees", by Jonathan Weisman, May 16, 2014
  • Roll Call's Gossip Blog--Heard on the Hill, "Tom Cotton Stands Tall as Quickest Man in Congress", by Hannah Hess, 5/1/2014
  • Washington Post AdWatch, "Democratic attack ad tries to connect the dots, and earns 4 Pinocchios", by Glenn Kessler, 4/1/2014
  • The Hill AdWatch, "'We just can't trust' Cotton, says Dem ad", by Cameron Joseph, 3/19/2014
  • Washington Times, "I didnít learn entitlement chasing cattle", by Jacqueline Klimas, March 10, 2014
  • PolitiFact AdWatch, "every senior in Arkansas' will see increased Medicare costs", Feb. 5, 2014
  • Arkansas Matters AdWatch on Mike Ross, Jan. 5, 2014
  • Hope Star on Asa Hutchinson and Mike Ross, Jan. 2, 2014
  • Arkansas Times AdWatch on Mark Pryor, Jan. 1, 2014
  • Peter Montgomery on Huffington Post: AdWatch "Religious Politicking", 12/11/2013
  • Charles Crumm in Michigan Daily Tribune, on Republican National Committee email campaign, Nov.5, 2013
  • The Hill and Arkansas Matters: Mark Pryor AdWatch and Tom Cotton response, Oct. 22, 2013
  • PolitiFact Fact-checking on Tom Cotton ad, October 7th, 2013
  • Meet the Press Q&A with Tom Cotton, May 5, 2013
  • CNN "State of the Union" interview of Senate candidate Rep. Tom Cotton, March 17, 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Tom Cotton: AdWatch: I believe in God; and only God has all the answers.
Budget & Economy
    Nathan LaFrance: Politicians CANNOT control government spending; time for BBA.
Corporations
    Tom Cotton: AdWatch: Worked as management consultant, not in insurance.
Crime
    Mark Swaney: Eliminate the federal death penalty.
Energy & Oil
    Mark Swaney: Tax carbon to encourage people to use alternatives.
Families & Children
    Tom Cotton: Domestic violence victim funding pushes ideological agenda.
Government Reform
    Nathan LaFrance: Term limits will accomplish with CFR attempts to do.
    Mark Pryor: Government shutdown is reckless & irresponsible.
Gun Control
    Nathan LaFrance: Attempts at building a federal gun registry are wrong.
Health Care
    Tom Cotton: AdWatch: No, Cotton won't end Medicare guarantee.
    Mark Pryor: AdWatch: False that Medicare vouchers increase seniors' cost.
    Tom Cotton: AdWatch: Cotton supports Medicare "premium support" vouchers.
    Mark Pryor: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
    Tom Cotton: Federal shut down to force ObamaCare delay by one year.
    Tom Cotton: FactCheck: No special subsidies for congressional staff.
Homeland Security
    Nathan LaFrance: Meta-data collection of phone records is unconstitutional.
    Tom Cotton: AdWatch: No sense of entitlement from serving in military.
Jobs
    Mark Swaney: Abandon minimum wage in favor of living wage.
Principles & Values
    Mark Pryor: AdWatch: I believe in God; and only God has all the answers.
    Tom Cotton: Served in military, academia, and as management consultant.
    Tom Cotton: Fastest male in Congress; has finished 11 marathons.
    Mark Pryor: Campaign theme: Pryor is responsible, Cotton is reckless.
    Mark Pryor: AdWatch: I believe in God and I believe in His word.
Social Security
    Tom Cotton: Oppo AdWatch: supports Privatizing social security.
Tax Reform
    Nathan LaFrance: Replace income tax with national sales tax.
War & Peace
    Mark Swaney: Iraq war was a waste, based on a lie.
    Tom Cotton: Jihadists attack us for who we are.
    Tom Cotton: Iraq War was just and noble.


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  • Nathan LaFrance Libertarian Senate Challenger Arkansas
  • Tom Cotton Republican Senate challenger Arkansas

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