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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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State of Washington Politicians: secondary Archives


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  • Dino Rossi (14) Republican Challenger (2010) Washington
  • George Nethercutt (1) 2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative Washington
  • Jay Inslee (8) Washington Democratic Governor
  • Maria Cantwell (2) Democratic Jr Senator Washington
  • Michael Baumgartner (10) Republican Challenger Washington
  • Patty Murray (17) Democratic Sr Senator Washington
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Abortion
    Michael Baumgartner: Life begins at conception; no exceptions except pragmatism.
    Patty Murray: Nethercuttís voted against expanding stem-cell research.
Budget & Economy
    Jay Inslee: New world economy is emerging from Great Recession.
    Dino Rossi: Big government is cause of current crisis, not its solution.
    Patty Murray: Government action needed to fix damage done by Wall Street.
    Patty Murray: Bush policy is tax cuts & wars without paying for them.
Civil Rights
    Jay Inslee: Marriage equality represents best of who we are as a state.
    Michael Baumgartner: Opposes gay marriage.
Drugs
    Michael Baumgartner: Advised counternarcotics team in Afghanistan.
Energy & Oil
    Jay Inslee: I cannot consciously accept the dangers of climate change.
    Maria Cantwell: Climate change is happening but unclear if manmade.
    Michael Baumgartner: One-cent gas tax to pay for veterans' services.
    Michael Baumgartner: Climate change is happening but unclear if manmade.
Environment
    Patty Murray: Federally fund Hanford Nuclear Reservation cleanup.
Families & Children
    Michael Baumgartner: No unfettered teen access to emergency contraceptive Plan B.
Foreign Policy
    Michael Baumgartner: Served as lead strategic-policy coordinator in Baghdad.
Government Reform
    Jay Inslee: Lean management: bring disruptive change to Olympia.
    Dino Rossi: Call to halt earmarks; that's what's wrong with D.C.
    Patty Murray: Halting earmarks shortchanges important state projects.
Health Care
    Dino Rossi: ObamaCare will require hordes of IRS agents to administer.
    Patty Murray: ObamaCare provides money to train future family physicians.
    Dino Rossi: Healthcare overhaul moves down a path that is very dangerous.
    Patty Murray: Pre-ObamaCare worked for insurance companies but no one else.
    Dino Rossi: ObamaCare will siphon money & could bankrupt America.
    Patty Murray: Yes, I read ObamaCare; I helped write it!
Homeland Security
    Dino Rossi: Wait for a study to decide on don't-ask-don't-tell.
    Patty Murray: Toss out don't-ask-don't-tell.
Immigration
    Michael Baumgartner: Opposes DREAM Act; reform guest worker criteria.
    Dino Rossi: Secure the border, then decide on kids of illegal immigrants.
    Patty Murray: Give kids of illegal immigrants a chance to be citizens.
Jobs
    Jay Inslee: Focus on job growth in high tech and military.
Principles & Values
    Jay Inslee: Met wife Trudi in high school; 3 kids & 2 grandkids.
    Dino Rossi: Lost 2004 race for governor by 133 votes.
    Patty Murray: This state is my family and my family is hurting.
    Dino Rossi: Murray is shortchanging voters with 2 debates instead of 6.
    Patty Murray: Long history of limiting debates with her challengers.
Social Security
    Dino Rossi: No comment on raising retirement age or other changes, yet.
    Patty Murray: No comment on raising retirement age or other changes, yet.
    Dino Rossi: Massive debt could destabilize Social Security.
    George Nethercutt: Save Social Security by decreasing government spending.
Tax Reform
    Dino Rossi: Repealing Bush tax cut is biggest tax increase in US history.
    Patty Murray: Bush tax cut for top 2% costs us $2 trillion.
    Dino Rossi: Extend Bush tax cuts; allow entrepreneurs to be successful.
    Patty Murray: Extending Bush tax cuts reduces social & health programs.
Technology
    Jay Inslee: Tradable R&D tax credit.
    Jay Inslee: Transportation package: creativity as important as concrete.
War & Peace
    Maria Cantwell: Leave Afghanistan in 2014 as planned.
    Michael Baumgartner: Leave Afghanistan now & use funds domestically.
    Michael Baumgartner: We're wasting resources on democracy-building in Afghanistan.
    Dino Rossi: Setting deadline for Afghan withdrawal would aid terrorists.
    Patty Murray: Set timetable for Afghan withdrawal.
    Patty Murray: Voted against the war because we didnít have a clear mission.


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