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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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Survey of 2014 House campaign websites

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    from Survey of 2014 House campaign websites (number of quotes indicated):
  • Barry Loudermilk (10) Republican Nominee U.S. Rep Georgia-11
  • Brian Babin (7) Republican Nominee U.S. Rep Texas-36
  • Curt Clawson (9) Republican U.S. Rep Florida-19
  • Dave Brat (10) Republican Nominee U.S. Rep Virginia-7
  • David Jolly (10) Republican U.S. Rep Florida-13
  • Debbie Dingell (11) Democratic nominee U.S. Rep Michigan-12
  • Jason Smith (1) Republican U.S. Rep Missouri-8
  • Jody Hice (11) Republican Nominee U.S. Rep Georgia-10
  • John Ratcliffe (11) Republican nominee U.S. Rep Texas-4
  • Katherine Clark (1) Democrat U.S. Rep Massachusetts-5
  • Mia Love (7) Republican nominee U.S. Rep Utah-4
  • Richard Tisei (5) Republican Challenger U.S. Rep Massachusetts-6
  • Steve Lonegan (3) Republican Senate Challenger New Jersey
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    Brian Babin: Steadfast defender of the unborn.
    Mia Love: Oppose taxpayer-funded abortions.
    Barry Loudermilk: Strong defender of the right to life.
    Jody Hice: The slaughter of the innocents simply must be stopped.
    Dave Brat: Human life is sacred.
    John Ratcliffe: Protect unborn life.
    David Jolly: Life begins at conception.
Budget & Economy
    Barry Loudermilk: Balance the budget and reduce our national debt.
    Curt Clawson: Government has zero ability to "stimulate" job creation.
    Dave Brat: Reduce spending & support a balanced budget amendment.
    John Ratcliffe: Stop out-of-control spending with balanced budget amendment.
    Jody Hice: Restore fiscal sanity: less spending & less debt.
    David Jolly: Unchecked federal deficits are greatest threat to nation.
    Richard Tisei: We must admit we have a spending problem.
Civil Rights
    Debbie Dingell: Same rights regardless of who you love.
    Debbie Dingell: End women being paid less for doing the same job as men.
    Brian Babin: Government regulations stymie entrepreneurship.
    Mia Love: Lower America's corporate tax rate.
    Curt Clawson: Reduce corporate tax rates & regulations.
    John Ratcliffe: Free enterprise creates jobs; reduce regulatory burden.
    Katherine Clark: End tax breaks for oil companies and billionaires.
    Mia Love: Local & parental control over schools, not federal.
    Debbie Dingell: Quality and affordable public education including pre-K.
    Dave Brat: Oppose top down approaches such as Common Core.
Energy & Oil
    Debbie Dingell: Climate change requires pro-active federal solutions.
    Dave Brat: Broad-spectrum approach: Invest in wind, solar, oil, & more.
    John Ratcliffe: Stop overreach of EPA; approve the Keystone XL pipeline.
    Jody Hice: Drill off the West Coast, Alaska, and the Gulf of Mexico.
    Debbie Dingell: The Great Lakes and fresh water are a precious resource.
    David Jolly: We need comprehensive Natural Disaster Insurance.
Foreign Policy
    Jody Hice: View America as good, or dishonor our founding principles.
    David Jolly: Stop pattern of negotiating away American leverage.
    Steve Lonegan: Vocal supporter of Israel's right to defend itself.
Free Trade
    Curt Clawson: Economic freedom agenda: foreign capital investment here.
Government Reform
    Barry Loudermilk: Strict adherence to the original intent of the Constitution.
    Barry Loudermilk: Reduce the size and scope of the federal government.
    Curt Clawson: Clawson Growth Plan: cut taxes; cut spending; cut government.
    Dave Brat: Moneyed interests have corrupted our democratic system.
    John Ratcliffe: Constitutional amendment for term limits on Congress.
Gun Control
    Brian Babin: Rock-solid defender of the 2nd Amendment.
    Mia Love: Ardent supporter of the Second Amendment.
    Barry Loudermilk: Protect our right to keep and bear arms.
    Jody Hice: Ardent advocate of the Second Amendment rights.
    Dave Brat: Oppose limiting the Constitutional right to bear arms.
    Jason Smith: Oppose forced gun registrations & restrictions on ownership.
    John Ratcliffe: Defend the Constitution under the Second Amendment.
    David Jolly: Supports constitutional right to keep and bear arms.
    Steve Lonegan: Supports individual right to keep and bear arms.
Health Care
    Brian Babin: Work tirelessly to repeal ObamaCare.
    Mia Love: Replace ObamaCare with tax incentives & portability.
    Debbie Dingell: Right to affordable, quality healthcare.
    Barry Loudermilk: ObamaCare is an albatross on the neck of our economy.
    Jody Hice: ObamaCare puts us on the road to socialist America.
    Curt Clawson: Repeal ObamaCare; no bureaucrats in charge of health care.
    Dave Brat: ObamaCare is an unconstitutional power grab.
    John Ratcliffe: ObamaCare has proven to be government at its worst.
    David Jolly: ObamaCare drives up premiums & should be repealed now.
    Richard Tisei: Undo the damage ObamaCare has done.
Homeland Security
    Brian Babin: Our military must be prepared and second to none.
    Debbie Dingell: Support our veterans; they've earned it.
    Dave Brat: Maintain a strong national defense.
    John Ratcliffe: Hometown Heroes: honor soldiers returning from active duty.
    Jody Hice: We must remain strong in the interest of peace & justice.
    David Jolly: We must preserve our military strength.
    Richard Tisei: Ensure that veterans have resources available.
    Brian Babin: We must secure the borders.
    Mia Love: Charge $1,000 fee to get US visa, and refund upon leaving.
    Debbie Dingell: Fair and humane comprehensive immigration reform.
    Barry Loudermilk: Control our own borders and enforce existing laws.
    Dave Brat: Start by securing our border; never grant amnesty.
    John Ratcliffe: Lock down our borders and oppose amnesty.
    Jody Hice: No amnesty; no benefits to aliens; no sanctuary cities.
    David Jolly: Secure our borders before any comprehensive reform.
    Debbie Dingell: Supports additional extension of unemployment insurance.
    Curt Clawson: Unemployment rate dropped only because people gave up.
    David Jolly: Local jobs rely on military 'national security triangle'.
Principles & Values
    Barry Loudermilk: Traditional values instead of Hollywood for moral leadership.
    Barry Loudermilk: Fight for right to pray publicly and carry a Bible.
    Jody Hice: Post the Ten Commandments in public arenas.
    Curt Clawson: Outsider for Congress: CEO of beverage can manufacturer.
    Dave Brat: Fundamental rights come from God, the Author of Nature.
    David Jolly: Liberty is granted from our Creator to the individual.
Social Security
    Debbie Dingell: No dramatic cuts to Social Security and Medicare.
    Richard Tisei: Protect, strengthen, & preserve Medicare and Social Security.
    Richard Tisei: Lower the U.S. corporate tax rate.
Tax Reform
    Brian Babin: Oppose ANY tax increase.
    Mia Love: Vote against all net tax increases.
    Barry Loudermilk: Abolish the IRS; implement something like the FairTax.
    Jody Hice: Adopt the FairTax; but not on top of income taxes.
    Curt Clawson: Reduce income taxes & capital gains; opt-in to flat tax.
    John Ratcliffe: Promises never to raise taxes.
War & Peace
    John Ratcliffe: No nuclear "treaty" with Iran.
    Jody Hice: Don't appease Iran's development of nuclear capability.
    Steve Lonegan: Oppose sending American troops to Syria.
Welfare & Poverty
    Debbie Dingell: Expand the Earned Income Tax Credit.
    Curt Clawson: New record of 47M on food stamps: a failed policy.

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