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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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2016 Oregon Senate race: debates and news coverage


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    from 2016 OR Senate race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bud Pierce (3) Oregon Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Jason Conger (2) Republican Challenger Oregon
  • Kevin Stine (25) Democratic Senate candidate Oregon
  • Mark Callahan (21) Republican Senate challenger Oregon
  • Monica Wehby (1) Republican Challenger Oregon
  • Ron Wyden (3) Democratic Sr Senator Oregon
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Oregon Senate debates and race coverage:
  • League of Women Voters of Oregon, "Voter Guide", downloaded Sept. 9, 2016
  • Medford Mail Tribune, "Medford Councilor Stine to challenge Sen. Ron Wyden", by Damian Mann, Sep. 21, 2015
  • The Oregonian, "Medford Councilor says he will run for Senate", by Jeff Mapes, September 21, 2015
  • The Oregonian, "Republican Senate candidates show differences," by Jeff Mapes, January 25, 2014
  • KTVZ, "GOP candidate seeking to unseat Merkley voices criticism," by Femi Abebefe, January 4, 2014
  • Bloomberg News, "Ron Wyden's Lonely Crusade", by Peter Coy, May 2, 2015

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Kevin Stine: No new federal law restricting access to abortion.
    Mark Callahan: You are either Pro-Life or you are not.
    Monica Wehby: Abortion is a personal decision.
Budget & Economy
    Kevin Stine: Supports stimulus over market-led recovery.
    Mark Callahan: Balanced Budget Amendment to the US Constitution.
Civil Rights
    Kevin Stine: Affirmative action is ok, bur don't enforce statistically.
    Kevin Stine: Strongly supports same-sex marriage.
    Mark Callahan: Marriage is between one man and one woman.
Corporations
    Kevin Stine: Tax loopholes allow companies to pay meager tax rates.
    Kevin Stine: Cut corporate handouts & thus raise tax rates on the 1%.
Crime
    Kevin Stine: Give judges more leeway on sentencing.
Drugs
    Kevin Stine: Fearful rhetoric about marijuana leads to waste, not safety.
Education
    Bud Pierce: Apply Massachusetts Education Reform act to Oregon schools.
    Kevin Stine: Opposes school vouchers.
    Mark Callahan: Common Core is dumbing down the next generation.
    Mark Callahan: Get rid of the Department of Education.
Energy & Oil
    Kevin Stine: End corporate handouts to fossil fuel companies.
    Mark Callahan: Do nothing about global warming; it's a fraudulent invention.
    Ron Wyden: Boost renewable energy and the low-carbon economy.
    Kevin Stine: Prioritize green energy.
    Mark Callahan: Energy independence: based on the free market.
Environment
    Bud Pierce: Enhance infrastructure & natural resource based jobs.
    Mark Callahan: Constitution disallows so much federal land ownership.
    Kevin Stine: Common sense solutions to ensure environmental security.
Foreign Policy
    Kevin Stine: Supports American Exceptionalism.
    Kevin Stine: Avoid foreign entanglements.
    Mark Callahan: Strong support of our military and of Israel.
    Mark Callahan: UN Small Arms Treaty yields our sovereignty.
Free Trade
    Kevin Stine: We need fair trade, not free trade.
    Kevin Stine: Oppose "fast track" trade legislation; oppose TPP.
Government Reform
    Bud Pierce: Mandate government to release requested info for free.
    Kevin Stine: Allow absentee ballots for all; extend early voting.
    Mark Callahan: Limit terms in Congress & the U.S. Senate.
Gun Control
    Kevin Stine: Gun lobby has redefined 2nd Amendment in a perverse way.
    Mark Callahan: The 2nd Amendment was meant to protect the 1st Amendment.
Health Care
    Kevin Stine: We need real healthcare reform, like single-payer.
    Mark Callahan: Full repeal of ObamaCare / WydenCare.
    Jason Conger: Opposes "Cover Oregon" and state-run insurance exchanges.
    Mark Callahan: Opposes "Cover Oregon" and state-run insurance exchanges.
Homeland Security
    Kevin Stine: Wasteful defense spending is rampant.
    Mark Callahan: Strongly support veterans & active duty military personnel.
Immigration
    Kevin Stine: Any reasonable reform includes a pathway to citizenship.
    Mark Callahan: No driver's licenses for illegal immigrants.
    Jason Conger: Temporary visas for needed undocumented immigrants.
    Mark Callahan: Enforce borders; enforce existing laws; say no to amnesty.
Principles & Values
    Kevin Stine: The Senate is full of multi-millionaires over the age of 60.
    Ron Wyden: Give voice to those who often feel left out of the debate.
    Kevin Stine: Separate church & state, but some leeway for societal norms.
    Mark Callahan: Religious freedom is under attack by political correctness.
    Kevin Stine: Served in Navy for 9 years; on City Council for 1.
Social Security
    Kevin Stine: Opposes privatizing Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Mark Callahan: Support flat tax or FairTax; oppose growing government.
    Ron Wyden: Sophisticated wealthy few distort tax system.
    Mark Callahan: Implement a Flat Tax to replace 74,000-page tax system.
War & Peace
    Mark Callahan: Iran nuclear deal endangers U.S. and our allies.


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