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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 Hawaii Gubernatorial debates and race coverage


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    from 2014 Hawaii Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Charles Djou (8) Republican Governor challenger U.S. Rep Hawaii-1
  • David Ige (19) Hawaii Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee
  • Duke Aiona (3) Hawaii Republican Challenger
  • Neil Abercrombie (8) Hawaii Democratic Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Hawaii Gubernatorial race:
  • Honolulu Civil Beat Q&A with Neil Abercrombie, 7/23/2014
  • Honolulu Civil Beat Q&A with David Ige, 7/11/2014
  • Hawaii News Now, "Abercrombie, Ige spar in final televised debate", by Ben Gutierrez, Jul 9, 2014
  • Business Week coverage, 12/9/2013 and 12/12/2013
  • State House News Service coverage, 12/3/2013
  • Associated Press via Fox News coverage, 3/5/2012
  • Jumping in Pools blog Q&A, 3/1/2010
  • Honolulu Civil Beat Q&A with Duke Aiona, 10/15/2010

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Charles Djou: Runaway federal spending threatens our economy & job growth.
Civil Rights
    Charles Djou: Supports traditional marriage but also domestic partnerships.
Crime
    Duke Aiona: Better schools help Native Hawaiians stay out of prison.
Education
    David Ige: Quality public education necessary for a strong economy.
    David Ige: Implement early education through DOE, not private schools.
    Neil Abercrombie: Improving public education is one of my top priorities.
    David Ige: Improving public education is one of my top priorities.
    David Ige: Too many decisions made by state instead of locally.
    Charles Djou: Empower parental involvement in schools over bureaucracy.
Energy & Oil
    David Ige: Reduce fossil fuel use; increase renewable energy.
    Neil Abercrombie: Liquefied natural gas is a "bridge fuel" to renewables.
    David Ige: Tie rooftop solar into the electric grid.
Environment
    David Ige: Push Congress to spend more on Hawaii tourism.
    David Ige: Increase funding for watersheds & against invasive species.
    Neil Abercrombie: Food labeling good, but not at expense of small businesses.
    David Ige: Right to know what is in our food, via federal labeling.
    David Ige: Protect Hawaii's fragile resources for future generations.
    Charles Djou: Advocated for recycling and trash services on City Council.
Families & Children
    Charles Djou: Deeper appreciation of role faith plays in American families.
Free Trade
    Neil Abercrombie: Allow foreign ships to unload in Hawaii en route to US.
Government Reform
    David Ige: Run government with open & public two-way communication.
Health Care
    David Ige: Supports employer-mandated health care insurance law.
    David Ige: Support unfunded liabilities for State Union Health Benefits.
    David Ige: We have failed to execute the Hawaii Health Connector.
Jobs
    Neil Abercrombie: Put money back into state Employer-Union Trust Fund.
    Neil Abercrombie: 2-year agreement with Legislature to raise the minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    Neil Abercrombie: I made best decision appointing Schatz instead of Hanabusa.
    Duke Aiona: My Catholic faith is part of my decision making.
Social Security
    David Ige: Double the governor's request for Kupuna Care.
    Charles Djou: Never renege on our promises & commitment to our seniors.
Tax Reform
    David Ige: State must operate within its means instead of raising taxes.
Technology
    David Ige: Pioneered "paperless Legislature" & government transparency.
    Charles Djou: Consistently opposes Honolulu rail project.
War & Peace
    Charles Djou: Don't forget troops in Afghanistan; don't draw down too fast.
Welfare & Poverty
    Neil Abercrombie: Keep sidewalks open & clear; homeless into housing for good.
    David Ige: Build affordable homes and Transit Oriented Development.
    David Ige: Increasing funds to Rental Housing Trust Fund for homeless.
    Duke Aiona: The chronic homeless choose to not follow the rules.


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  • Charles Djou Republican Governor challenger U.S. Rep Hawaii-1
  • David Ige Hawaii Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee
  • Duke Aiona Hawaii Republican Challenger
  • Neil Abercrombie Hawaii Democratic Governor

The above quotations are from 2014 Hawaii Gubernatorial debates and race coverage.

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