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Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Crippled America ,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
American Dreams,
by Marco Rubio (2015)
Taking a Stand,
by Rand Paul (2015)
Unintimidated,
by Scott Walker (2013)
A Time for Truth,
by Ted Cruz (2015)
One Nation,
by Ben Carson (2014)
Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Living History ,
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
Between Hope and History ,
by Bill Clinton (1996)
In Harmís Way ,
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)

Book Reviews

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2015 Louisiana Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage


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    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2015 LA Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • David Vitter (21) Louisiana Republican 2015 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Jay Dardenne (14) Louisiana Republican 2015 Gubernatorial candidate
  • John Bel Edwards (7) Louisiana Democratic 2015 Gubernatorial candidate
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Louisiana Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • New Orleans Times-Picayune, "First runoff debate", by Julia O`Donoghue, November 10, 2015
  • New Orleans Times-Picayune, "Edwards running as the anti-Bobby Jindal", by Kevin Litten, October 08, 2015
  • Oklahoma News, "All major governor candidates highlight abortion opposition", 10/8/2015
  • New Orleans Times-Picayune, "Dardenne touts experience, integrity", by Kevin Litten, October 07, 2015
  • The Baton Rouge Advocate, "Governor Candidates Set to Debate", by Tyler Bridges, Oct. 1, 2015
  • WRKF 89.3-FM, "Dardenne Solos at Forum", by Sue Lincoln 8/31/2015
  • Associated Press, "Candidates Back Diversion Plans", coverage of forum at Nicholls State University, by Cain Burdeau, Aug. 19, 2015
  • New Orleans Times-Picayune, "Louisiana governor candidates", by Julia O'Donoghue, August 8, 2015
  • New Orleans Times-Picayune coverage of annual convention of state troopers held in Baton Rouge, August 8, 2015
  • New Orleans Times-Picayune, "Candidates for governor question Sen. Vitter's effectiveness", by Bruce Alpert, May 29, 2015
  • Twitter.com, "Dardenne and Edwards Spar Over Medicaid Expansion and D.C. Rules", Aug. 6, 2015
  • Free Beacon, "Iran nuke deal setting us up to fail", by Daniel Wiser, March 12, 2015
  • Vote-Smart candidate ratings and voting records: 1995, 2001, and 2006

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    David Vitter: I'm endorsed by pro-life groups; my rivals not 100% pro-life.
    David Vitter: No exceptions for rape or incest victims.
    Jay Dardenne: Sweeping ban on human cloning would harm medical research.
    Jay Dardenne: Exceptions for rape & incest victims are ok.
    John Bel Edwards: Provide alternatives to Planned Parenthood before blocking.
    David Vitter: Supported by anti-abortion group Louisiana Right to Life.
    David Vitter: Promote a positive culture of life.
Civil Rights
    John Bel Edwards: Supreme Court decided: issue same-sex marriage licenses.
Crime
    David Vitter: More community crime tips; more DNA testing; more options.
    David Vitter: Keep state police presence in New Orleans' French Quarter.
    Jay Dardenne: Let New Orleans police itself; remove state police sometime.
    John Bel Edwards: Let New Orleans police itself; remove state police soon.
Drugs
    Jay Dardenne: Opposes legalizing marijuana.
    John Bel Edwards: Opposes legalizing marijuana.
    David Vitter: Strengthen penalties against meth and heroin dealers.
Education
    Jay Dardenne: Common Core's high standards move LA in the right direction.
    Jay Dardenne: TOPS cannot be sustained without capping costs.
    David Vitter: Get Louisiana out of Common Core.
    David Vitter: No federal incentives to get states to adopt Common Core.
Environment
    David Vitter: Coastal restoration with private funding.
    Jay Dardenne: Coastal restoration with federal funding.
    John Bel Edwards: Mississippi River diversion: backbone to coastal restoration.
    David Vitter: Drafted hurricane protection & flood control bill.
Government Reform
    Jay Dardenne: Tighten disclosure rules for lobbyists, to limit influence.
    David Vitter: Led and won the fight for state term limits.
    David Vitter: Term limits instead of automatic pay raises for Congress.
    Jay Dardenne: Don't bring dysfunctional Washington politics to Louisiana.
Gun Control
    John Bel Edwards: I support gun rights, unlike national Democrats.
Health Care
    Jay Dardenne: I would accept Medicaid expansion, under certain conditions.
    David Vitter: Fight to repeal the fatally flawed ObamaCare.
    Jay Dardenne: Don't leave LA at the mercy of Washington bureaucrats.
    Jay Dardenne: Don't accept Medicaid expansion as-is; get LA waiver.
    John Bel Edwards: Don't delay Medicaid expansion; that ties up LA tax dollars.
Homeland Security
    David Vitter: Help defense budget, but follow the sequester.
Immigration
    David Vitter: Led Senate's Border Securi