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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)
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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State of Washington Politicians: secondary Archives

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    from State of Washington secondary Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bill Bryant (1) Washington Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Dino Rossi (14) Republican Challenger (2010) Washington
  • George Nethercutt (1) 2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative Washington
  • Maria Cantwell (2) Democratic Jr Senator Washington
  • Michael Baumgartner (10) Republican Challenger Washington
  • Patty Murray (17) Democratic Sr Senator Washington
  • Pramila Jayapal (18) Democrat U.S. Rep Washington- 7
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    Pramila Jayapal: Expand contraceptive options for women & Planned Parenthood.
    Michael Baumgartner: Life begins at conception; no exceptions except pragmatism.
    Patty Murray: Nethercuttís voted against expanding stem-cell research.
Budget & Economy
    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
    Pramila Jayapal: Fought for racial justice against bigotry and discrimination.
    Pramila Jayapal: Prohibit anti-LGBTQ conversion therapy for minors.
    Michael Baumgartner: Opposes gay marriage.
    Pramila Jayapal: Investigated Seattle Police Department for biased policing.
    Michael Baumgartner: Advised counternarcotics team in Afghanistan.
    Pramila Jayapal: Additional $158 million for early childhood education.
    Pramila Jayapal: Two years of guaranteed tuition at community colleges.
    Bill Bryant: Fully fund education; give principals & teachers flexibility.
Energy & Oil
    Pramila Jayapal: Stand up to climate change deniers & toxic fracking.
    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.
    Pramila Jayapal: Preserve funding and access to state park lands.
    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.
Free Trade
    Pramila Jayapal: Trans Pacific Partnership hides corporate giveaways.
Government Reform
    Pramila Jayapal: Automatic voter registration & felon re-enfranchisement.
    Pramila Jayapal: Overturn Citizens United; dark money stifles elections.
    Dino Rossi: Call to halt earmarks; that's what's wrong with D.C.
    Patty Murray: Halting earmarks shortchanges important state projects.
Health Care
    Pramila Jayapal: Supports single-payer model.
    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
    Pramila Jayapal: Ensure disabled veterans receive needed assistance.
    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.
    Pramila Jayapal: OneAmerica: foster post-9-11 hate-free zone for Muslims.
    Pramila Jayapal: Establish a federal Office for Immigrant Integration.
    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.
    Pramila Jayapal: Raise the federal minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    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
    Pramila Jayapal: Lift the income cap; reform COLA adjustments.
    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.
    Pramila Jayapal: invest in our nation's infrastructure, for jobs & backbone.
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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