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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)

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State of North Carolina Politicians: secondary Archives


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    from State of North Carolina secondary Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bev Perdue (6) North Carolina Former Democratic Governor (2009-2013)
  • Chris Rey (7) Democratic Senate Challenger North Carolina
  • Elizabeth Dole (1) North Carolina Former Cabinet Member (Labor Sec'y) and Senator
  • Erskine Bowles (1) 2004 former Democrat challenger; former W.H. Chief of Staff North Carolina
  • George Bush Sr. (2)
  • Kay Hagan (9) Democratic Jr Senator North Carolina
  • Ken Spaulding (1) North Carolina Democratic 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Mark Walker (20) Republican House Member U.S. Rep North Carolina- 6
  • Noam Chomsky (1)
  • Pat McCrory (7) North Carolina Republican Governor
  • Richard Burr (2) Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative North Carolina
  • Richard Hudson (6) Republican U.S. Rep North Carolina-8
  • Roy Cooper (1) North Carolina Democratic 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Sean Haugh (18) Libertarian Senate challenger North Carolina
  • Thom Tillis (36) Republican Challenger North Carolina
  • Tim Scott (1) Republican Senator-Appointee South Carolina
  • Tom Cotton (1) Republican Senate challenger Arkansas
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Abortion
    Roy Cooper: No politicians in medical room telling doctor what to say.
    Mark Walker: Protect the sanctity of human life.
    Mark Walker: Human life begins at conception.
    Thom Tillis: Human life begins at conception.
    Sean Haugh: No role for government in regulating abortion.
    Sean Haugh: No state nor federal government role in abortion.
    Thom Tillis: Require 24-hour information period before abortion.
Budget & Economy
    Chris Rey: As mayor, revitalized downtown & turned around economy.
    Mark Walker: Reduce government regulations that smother American business.
    Mark Walker: Free enterprise instead of assuring livable income.
    Thom Tillis: Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity.
    Sean Haugh: Scrap the Federal Reserve.
Civil Rights
    Ken Spaulding: End state-based acceptance of the Confederate banner.
    Pat McCrory: Terminate license plates noting Sons of Confederate Veterans.
    Thom Tillis: OpEd: Supported tax cuts over help for students and women.
    Thom Tillis: Defend the N.C. gay marriage ban.
    Mark Walker: Marriage is a union of one man and one woman.
    Thom Tillis: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Sean Haugh: Government has no say over whom consenting adults love.
    Thom Tillis: Constitutionally define marriage as one man and one woman.
Corporations
    Thom Tillis: AdWatch: began working at 15; postponed college until later.
    Bev Perdue: Tax relief for corporations from highest rate in southeast.
Crime
    Chris Rey: Started workforce development program for released prisoners.
    Thom Tillis: Limit use of racial statistics in death penalty cases.
Drugs
    Sean Haugh: End the Drug War.
    Sean Haugh: War on drugs is a war on our own people.
    Pat McCrory: Coordinated effort against cartel drug rings.
Education
    Chris Rey: Read with the Mayor: volunteer program at grade schools.
    Mark Walker: Oppose Common Core; empower families through vouchers.
    Thom Tillis: Department of Education is 5,000 overpaid bureaucrats.
    Kay Hagan: Repeatedly stressed support for public schools.
    Thom Tillis: Oppose Common Core; eliminate U.S. Department of Education.
    Sean Haugh: Scrap the Common Core curriculum standards.
    Bev Perdue: $400M federal funds for Ready Set Go! Initiative.
    George Bush Sr.: Churches & private schools provide 93% of education funding.
Energy & Oil
    Mark Walker: Much "so-called" science of climate change is contested.
    Mark Walker: No federal subsidies for wind & solar.
    Thom Tillis: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Thom Tillis: Climate change is not an established fact.
    Kay Hagan: Advocate for Keystone XL pipeline.
    Thom Tillis: Use hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for oil & gas extraction.
Environment
    Pat McCrory: Remove regulations on Environmental and Natural Resources.
    Noam Chomsky: Unfair for emerging economies to bear environmental burden.
Families & Children
    Chris Rey: AdWatch: Faith, family, and service give my life meaning.
Foreign Policy
    Mark Walker: End foreign aid to nations that abhor our heritage.
    Sean Haugh: No global policeman; no foreign entanglements.
Free Trade
    Sean Haugh: We need to completely change to free trade.
    Bev Perdue: Visited China to see N.C.'s competition.
Government Reform
    Mark Walker: Require photo ID for voting.
    Thom Tillis: Photo ID for voting.
    Thom Tillis: Helped engineer voter ID legislation.
    Richard Hudson: Eliminate 527s and force full disclosure.
    Bev Perdue: Consolidate 14 state agencies into 8; cut $2.2B from budget.
    Thom Tillis: No new restrictions on independent campaign expenditures.
Gun Control
    Mark Walker: Strong believer in the Second Amendment.
    Mark Walker: Additional restrictive gun control laws are unneeded.
    Thom Tillis: Opposes more gun restrictions.
Health Care
    Chris Rey: Expand Medicaid despite North Carolina's state legislature.
    Mark Walker: Repeal ObamaCare; implement market-based solutions.
    Mark Walker: Repeal ObamaCare.
    Thom Tillis: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    Thom Tillis: Voting for ObamaCare is a fire-able offense.
    Kay Hagan: AdWatch: Hagan promised wrongly that all can keep insurance.
    Thom Tillis: AdWatch: ObamaCare is a disaster.
    Kay Hagan: I'd vote for ObamaCare again, but do "sensible fixes".
    Thom Tillis: AdWatch: TV PAC attack on ObamaCare is a "badge of honor".
    Kay Hagan: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
    Kay Hagan: AdWatch: Voted against consumers keeping pre-ObamaCare plans.
    Thom Tillis: Do everything in our power to undo ObamaCare.
    George Bush Sr.: Let people buy into Medicaid; no mandated insurance.
Homeland Security
    Chris Rey: Organized bipartisan "Save the 440th Airlift Wing" coalition.
    Chris Rey: Improve support for military veterans.
    Richard Burr: OpEd: Quashed release of report about CIA torture.
    Mark Walker: We need the strongest, most capable military in the world.
    Mark Walker: Maintain a numerically superior nuclear arsenal.
    Thom Tillis: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    Sean Haugh: Repeal the abomination of the Patriot Act.
    Sean Haugh: Stop drone warfare.
    Pat McCrory: For our heroes, retain troop bases & defense manufacturing.
    Richard Hudson: I do not support Obama's proposal to cut $1T from Defense.
    Bev Perdue: N.C. is most military-friendly state in America.
Immigration
    Mark Walker: Opposed to all forms of amnesty; close porous borders.
    Mark Walker: Protect the border and prevent illegal entry.
    Thom Tillis: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Thom Tillis: Amnesty shouldn't be on the table.
    Kay Hagan: Inaction is not an option; comprehensive reform is best.
    Thom Tillis: Bipartian failure to secure the border.
    Sean Haugh: Free movement across borders instead of curbs on immigration.
    Sean Haugh: I believe in open borders.
    Richard Hudson: End "birth right citizenship".
    Erskine Bowles: More border security.
Jobs
    Tom Cotton: Yes on minimum wage of $8.25, but no minimum-wage-economy.
    Thom Tillis: Opposes federal minimum wage; but let states decide.
    Tim Scott: $1,000 tax credit for job-training apprenticeships.
    Pat McCrory: Recruit and retain N.C. jobs, in RTP and in small towns.
Local Issues
    Pat McCrory: Use lottery money for education, not lottery advertising.
Principles & Values
    Mark Walker: Judeo-Christian framework is moral; Shariah is a threat.
    Thom Tillis: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Thom Tillis: A self-made man who grew up in a trailer park.
    Sean Haugh: YouTube-based campaign as Libertarian party nominee.
    Sean Haugh: The spoiler argument is bogus on every level.
    Thom Tillis: Served on town commission; ousted sitting State House Rep.
    Thom Tillis: "Moral Mondays" are for whining losers who oppose GOP agenda.
    Pat McCrory: When you try to appease everyone, you satisfy no one.
Social Security
    Richard Hudson: Reform the system for those my age and younger.
Tax Reform
    Mark Walker: Replace broken tax code with flat tax and FairTax models.
Technology
    Bev Perdue: 46,000 students in NC Virtual Public High School.
War & Peace
    Richard Burr: We have effective oversight of CIA and drone strikes.
    Thom Tillis: Withdrawing too quickly from Iraq left vacuum for ISIS.
    Kay Hagan: Supports Obama's anti-ISIS strategy.
    Thom Tillis: Too little is known about Syrian rebels to arm them.
    Kay Hagan: US should have more quickly armed the moderate Syrian rebels.
    Thom Tillis: US should have more quickly armed the moderate Syrian rebels.
    Sean Haugh: Opposes US military intervention abroad.
    Sean Haugh: Stay out of the Russia-Ukraine imbroglio.
    Sean Haugh: Iraq exit plan is to find a door and exit.
    Richard Hudson: No timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan.
    Richard Hudson: Military force OK to prevent Iranian nukes.
Welfare & Poverty
    Thom Tillis: No government assistance for those who can help themselves.
    Elizabeth Dole: Flexibility in welfare programs via federal block grants.


    Click for quotations from other sources by:
  • Bev Perdue North Carolina Former Democratic Governor (2009-2013)
  • Chris Rey Democratic Senate Challenger North Carolina
  • Elizabeth Dole North Carolina Former Cabinet Member (Labor Sec'y) and Senator
  • Erskine Bowles 2004 former Democrat challenger; former W.H. Chief of Staff North Carolina
  • George Bush Sr.
  • Kay Hagan Democratic Jr Senator North Carolina
  • Ken Spaulding North Carolina Democratic 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Mark Walker Republican House Member U.S. Rep North Carolina- 6
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Pat McCrory North Carolina Republican Governor
  • Richard Burr Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative North Carolina
  • Richard Hudson Republican U.S. Rep North Carolina-8
  • Roy Cooper North Carolina Democratic 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Sean Haugh Libertarian Senate challenger North Carolina
  • Thom Tillis Republican Challenger North Carolina
  • Tim Scott Republican Senator-Appointee South Carolina
  • Tom Cotton Republican Senate challenger Arkansas

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