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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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2014 South Carolina Senate debates


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    from 2014 SC Senate debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Jack Reed (1) Democratic Sr Senator Rhode Island
  • Jay Stamper (2) Republican Challenger South Carolina
  • Lee Bright (8) Republican Challenger South Carolina
  • Lindsey Graham (14) Republican Sr Senator South Carolina
  • Nancy Mace (8) Republican Senate challenger South Carolina
  • Rick Wade (12) Democratic Senate Challenger South Carolina
  • Tim Scott (5) Republican Senator-Appointee South Carolina
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    South Carolina has two simultaneous Senate races this year, both with election dates of November 4th, 2014.

  • The 6-year seat is the normal re-election campaign for Senator Lindsey Graham, whose 6-year term expires this year.

  • The 2-year seat is for the seat vacated by Senator Jim DeMint, who resigned to run a think-tank.

  • The 2-year seat is temporarily filled by Senator Tim Scott, who was appointed by Governor Nikki Haley, until his appointment expires in November.

  • Sen. Scott is also running for the 2-year term to serve out the original term of Sen. DeMint.


    South Carolina Senate debates: 2-year seat:
  • The State magazine, "Rick Wade drops out", March 6, 2014
  • Andrew Shain on The State, published in The Greenville News, 12/15/2013
  • Andrew Shain in The Island Packet, "Introduce Tim to Rick", 12/14/2013
  • TheGrio webzine interview of Rick Wade, Dec. 13, 2013
  • FITSNews.com coverage, "Rick Wade Challenge", Dec. 13, 2013
  • CBS "Face the Nation" interview of Sen. Tim Scott, Dec. 23, 2012
  • The State magazine on Rick Wade, Aug. 29, 2013
  • Human Events magazine on Rick Wade, April 24, 2013


    South Carolina Senate debates: 6-year seat:
  • The Hill, "Has foreign policy saved Lindsay Graham?", by Cameron Joseph, March 23, 2014
  • The Hill, "Graham touts fiscal conservative bona fides in new ad", by Cameron Joseph, March 3, 2014
  • Greenville News, "Graham: it's time to pressure Putin", by Clark Brooks, March 3, 2014
  • Spartanburg Herald-Journal, by Felicia Kitzmiller, "Stamper finds 'reluctant' support among Democrats", Jan. 13, 2014
  • Lee Bright's editorial, "My Story", on FITSNews.com, Jan. 1, 2013
  • Jay Stamper's editorial on FITSNews.com, Dec. 3, 2013
  • G. Miller Thompson in Edgefield Advertiser, "Profiles in Politics: Nancy Mace", November 23, 2013
  • Mark Vogl coverage on NolanChart.com, November 5, 2013
  • G. Miller Thompson in Edgefield Advertiser, "Profiles in Politics: Lee Bright", October 25, 2013
  • AdWatch: Jay Stamper press release on gay marriage, Oct. 23 and Nov. 1, 2013
  • G. Miller Thompson in Edgefield Advertiser, "Profiles in Politics: Senator Lindsey Graham", October 22, 2013
  • U.S.News & World Report coverage, Sept. 5, 2013
  • DailyKos.com coverage, Aug. 22, 2013
  • Meet the Press 2013 interview of Lindsey Graham, August 4, 2013
  • CBS "Face the Nation" interview of Sen. Graham, Feb. 10, 2013
  • CNN "State of the Union" interview of Sen. Graham, January 6, March 3 and April 28, 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Rick Wade: AdWatch: 5 years in Washington on failed $787B stimulus.
    Nancy Mace: Restore some accountability in the budgeting process.
    Lindsey Graham: Dollar-for-dollar offset: cut spending to raise debt ceiling.
    Tim Scott: Address fiscal cliff with sequestration & tax cut extension.
Civil Rights
    Rick Wade: First all-black U.S. Senate race in recent memory.
    Jay Stamper: Asked by Party to exit race after supporting gay marriage.
Corporations
    Rick Wade: Served in Obama's U.S. Commerce Department.
Education
    Rick Wade: All 6 siblings attended public schools.
    Nancy Mace: Strongly supports educational choice.
    Lee Bright: Advocates abolishing the Department of Education.
    Rick Wade: Vision for S.C. focused on education and jobs.
Energy & Oil
    Lee Bright: Deal with waste, to remove obstacles to new nuclear plants.
    Rick Wade: V.P. of GreenTech Automotive, the "green car" company.
Foreign Policy
    Nancy Mace: No foreign aid to Egypt & countries who are our enemies.
Free Trade
    Rick Wade: Envoy to China, to get investment via EB-5 visas.
Government Reform
    Rick Wade: Washington is broken.
    Nancy Mace: Term limits of 12 years for Senate; 6 years for House.
    Nancy Mace: Term limits are the only way to stop the ruling elitists.
Gun Control
    Tim Scott: Don't rush to judgment on gun control after school shootings.
Health Care
    Rick Wade: ObamaCare addresses closing health care disparities.
    Lee Bright: Full implementation of ObamaCare ends self-governance.
    Lindsey Graham: Let ObamaCare show itself as a continuing debacle.
    Nancy Mace: ObamaCare will be the undoing of our American way of life.
Homeland Security
    Jay Stamper: NSA domestic spying included innocent U.S. citizens.
    Lindsey Graham: NSA domestic spying only targets terrorism suspects.
    Lindsey Graham: NSA leaker Edward Snowden is a felon, not a hero.
    Lindsey Graham: Cuts to military systems will leave us with a hollow force.
    Jack Reed: Don't over-react to Benghazi; situation was confused.
    Lindsey Graham: President did not do enough to protect Benghazi embassy.
Immigration
    Lee Bright: Secure the border first; but no amnesty.
    Lindsey Graham: Secure border now in place with comprehensive immigration.
    Lindsey Graham: New amnesty is tough and ends incoming illegals.
Principles & Values
    Tim Scott: OpEd: Dems call Scott "senator for the Heritage Foundation".
    Rick Wade: Commitment to listen to the people, not special interests.
    Nancy Mace: Give a conservative voice to the people of South Carolina.
    Lee Bright: I live all aspects of my life based on Biblical principles.
    Rick Wade: Ran unsuccessfully for secretary of state in 2002.
    Tim Scott: Grew up poor in a black community in North Charleston.
    Tim Scott: Served in public office for 18 years, with 2 terms in House.
Tax Reform
    Lee Bright: Supports the FairTax to simplify taxes.
Technology
    Rick Wade: Infrastructure investment in the poorest areas of S.C.
    Lee Bright: Dredge the Port of Charleston to a 50-foot depth.
War & Peace
    Lindsey Graham: Support the Syrian rebels against Assad & Iran.
    Lee Bright: Intervention in Syria would help the Muslim Brotherhood.
    Lindsey Graham: Intervention in Syria to degrade Assad's chemical weapons.
    Lindsey Graham: Getting Syria wrong leads to Iranian nukes & war with Israel.
    Nancy Mace: Intervention in Syria would bolster al-Qaida.
    Lindsey Graham: Syria: Assad must go, and small arms won't do it.
    Lindsey Graham: Get involved in Syria to protect against al Qaeda and Iran.
    Lindsey Graham: Slow Afghan withdrawal, with 15,000 US troops left behind.


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  • Jack Reed Democratic Sr Senator Rhode Island
  • Jay Stamper Republican Challenger South Carolina
  • Lee Bright Republican Challenger South Carolina
  • Lindsey Graham Republican Sr Senator South Carolina
  • Nancy Mace Republican Senate challenger South Carolina
  • Rick Wade Democratic Senate Challenger South Carolina
  • Tim Scott Republican Senator-Appointee South Carolina

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