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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)

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2016 Louisiana Senate race: debates and news coverage


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    from 2016 LA Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Charles Boustany (3) U.S. Rep and Republican Senate Challenger Louisiana
  • Foster Campbell (18) Democratic candidate for Senate Louisiana
  • John Fleming (7) Republican Senate candidate Louisiana
  • John Neely Kennedy (5) Republican Senate Challenger Louisiana
  • Joseph Cao (2) Republican Senate challenger Louisiana
  • Rob Maness (2) Republican Challenger Louisiana
  • Thomas Clements (20) Libertarian candidate for Senate Louisiana
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    Louisiana Senate debates and race coverage:
  • Baton Rouge Advocate, "Who's the better Democrat?," by Rebekah Allen, Sep 18, 2016
  • NOLA.com, "Senate rivals oppose trade deal," by Richard Rainey, August 10, 2016
  • Marijuana.com, "Key Senate Races for Marijuana Reform," by Tom Angell on June 13th, 2016
  • WND Radio, Fleming: "Trump is 'canary in coal mine' ", March 2, 2016
  • New Orleans Times-Picayune, "Cao officially enters race", by Richard Rainey, March 1, 2016
  • Conservative Review, "Maness Runs for Senate in LA," by Nate Madden, January 27, 2016
  • New Orleans Times-Picayune, "Kennedy enters Senate race," by Richard Rainey, January 26, 2016
  • New Orleans Times-Picayune, "Fleming launches bid for David Vitter's Senate seat," by Julia O'Donoghue, December 07, 2015
  • Politico.com, "Senate GOP prepared to replace Obamacare subsidies", by Jennifer Haberkorn and Rachael Bade, 5/26/15
  • Thibodeaux Daily Comet, "Tax Foreign Oil, Not State Residents," by Raymond Legendre, August 24, 2007

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Thomas Clements: Supreme Court has ruled on abortion.
Budget & Economy
    John Neely Kennedy: Balanced budget amendment to restore fiscal responsibility.
Civil Rights
    Foster Campbell: Oppose same-sex marriage, but respect Supreme Court ruling.
    Thomas Clements: Support Equal Rights Amendment.
    Thomas Clements: Get government out of marriage business.
Corporations
    Thomas Clements: Eliminate corporate tax to create jobs & avoid more debt.
Crime
    Foster Campbell: Death penalty yes; alternatives yes; mandatory minimums no.
    Thomas Clements: Unconstitutionally strict punishment isˇa problem.
Drugs
    Thomas Clements: Marijuana is a benefit to people's health.
    Charles Boustany: Consistently votes against marijuana reform.
    John Fleming: OpEd: One of few remaining "reefer madness" legislators.
Education
    Foster Campbell: Fight for public schools with $1 billion Excellence Fund.
    Thomas Clements: Supports homeschooling and vouchers.
Energy & Oil
    Foster Campbell: Build Keystone pipeline; no farcking regulation for now.
    Foster Campbell: Regulate greenhouse gases; incentivize reducing emissions.
    Thomas Clements: No cap and trade; no taxing carbon emissions.
    Foster Campbell: Charge 6.25% oil refining tax and wipe out income tax.
Environment
    Thomas Clements: States should deal with water quality not federal EPA.
Foreign Policy
    Foster Campbell: Keep allies involved, but heed advice of military experts.
    Foster Campbell: U.S. should remain in the United Nations.
    John Neely Kennedy: Radical Islamic fundamentalists despise our core values.
    Thomas Clements: Foreign aid spending only to protect US interests.
    John Fleming: Defund the Syrian refugee influx.
Free Trade
    Charles Boustany: 2013: Supported TPP; 2016: too many concessions.
    Foster Campbell: TPP is skewed to the advantage of big business.
    John Fleming: TPP means open season on American jobs.
    John Neely Kennedy: TPP lacks safeguards against currency manipulation.
    Joseph Cao: No trade deal with Vietnam due to human rights abuses.
    Rob Maness: Criticized TPP for its closed-door negotiations.
    Thomas Clements: No restrictions on trade, but no corporatism.
    Charles Boustany: Yes to Ex-im bank; Yes to fast-track.
    John Fleming: No to Ex-im bank; No to fast-track.
Government Reform
    Foster Campbell: 10 year ban on lobbying for ex-members of congress.
    Thomas Clements: Term limits for Congress; but voter ID too.
Gun Control
    Foster Campbell: Enforce the gun laws we already have on the books.
    Foster Campbell: Generally opposes additional gun control measures.
    Thomas Clements: Second Amendment is the law of the land.
    John Fleming: Perennial A rating from the NRA.
Health Care
    Thomas Clements: Cost is the only thing that has expanded under ObamaCare.
    John Fleming: If Supreme Court bans ObamaCare subsidies, let them die.
Homeland Security
    John Neely Kennedy: Increase size of the military; increase spending for defense.
    Thomas Clements: Why do we need military bases in the Phillipines?
Immigration
    Foster Campbell: No pathway to citizenship without exiting US first.
    Foster Campbell: Grant citizenship to children of illegal immigrants.
    Thomas Clements: Annex Mexico economically to avoid immigration issues.
Jobs
    Foster Campbell: Raise the federal minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    Thomas Clements: Why not keep God in the public sphere?
    Joseph Cao: First Vietnamese-American to serve in Congress.
    Rob Maness: Call out those who don't have interests of US & her citizens.
    John Neely Kennedy: I speak my mind, & some politicians call me a troublemaker.
    John Fleming: Passionate conservative: Obama doesn't share our values.
Social Security
    Foster Campbell: I do not support privatization of Social Security.
    Thomas Clements: Privatize Social Security at birth for newborns today.
Tax Reform
    Foster Campbell: Make sure the super-rich pay their fair share.
    Thomas Clements: Flat rate tax with across-the-board reduction.
War & Peace
    Foster Campbell: No American intervention in Iraq & Syria beyond air support.
    Thomas Clements: Help prevent genocide abroad, but not with U.S. lives.


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