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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)
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

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State of Georgia Politicians: Archives

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    from State of Georgia Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Alan Keyes (6) Republican
  • Dale Cardwell (2) Democratic Senate Challenger (2008) Georgia
  • David Perdue (4) Republican challenger Georgia
  • Doug Collins (6) Republican U.S. Rep Georgia-9
  • Jack Kingston (1) Republican Challenger Georgia
  • Jason Carter (3) Georgia Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Jim Martin (10) Democratic Senate Challenger (2008) Georgia
  • Josh Lanier (3) Democratic Senate challenger (2008) Georgia
  • Karen Handel (7) Republican Challenger Georgia
  • Michelle Nunn (9) Democratic Challenger Georgia
  • Nathan Deal (12) Georgia Republican Governor
  • Paul Broun (3) Republican Challenger Georgia
  • Rand Knight (10) Democrat Challenger (2008) Georgia
  • Roy Barnes (2) Georgia Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002)
  • Sonny Perdue (3) Georgia Former Democratic Governor (2002-2010)
  • Vernon Jones (26) Democratic Senate challenger (2008) Georgia
  • Zell Miller (11) Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004 Georgia
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    Karen Handel: Endorsed by Susan B. Anthony List for pro-life women.
    Michelle Nunn: Safe, legal, rare, and woman's personal decision.
    Vernon Jones: Abortions should always be legal.
    Vernon Jones: Supports embryonic stem cell research.
    Jim Martin: I support Roe v. Wade.
    Zell Miller: Promote and fund sexual abstinence programs.
Budget & Economy
    Michelle Nunn: Sequestration is absolute wrong way of making cuts.
    Nathan Deal: We survived Great Recession, and reformed state government.
    Josh Lanier: Congress is out of control on spending.
    Vernon Jones: Lead the way to protect home ownership.
    Vernon Jones: Record of balancing budgets and not raising taxes.
Civil Rights
    David Perdue: AdWatch: Perdue's company sued for gender pay discrimination.
    Michelle Nunn: Support equal pay, and do it now.
    David Perdue: Uphold Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
    Vernon Jones: Constitutional amendment defining marriage.
    Alan Keyes: Public display of the Ten Commandments is a state’s right.
    Jim Martin: Support affirmative action consistent with federal law.
    Jim Martin: Civil unions ok; but not same-sex marriage.
    Jim Martin: Work with Delta Air but also respond to middle class needs.
    Rand Knight: Invest in our communities, not in corporate subsidies.
    Nathan Deal: Accountability courts to avoid 5,000 prison beds.
    Doug Collins: Supports capital punishment.
    Rand Knight: Provide inmates with job skills and drug treatment.
    Rand Knight: Support the federal death penalty.
    Vernon Jones: Support the federal death penalty.
    Alan Keyes: Failing to revere God results in violence and crime.
    Jim Martin: Supports lethal injection as the method of execution.
    Jim Martin: Supports alternative sentencing for non-violent offenders.
    Zell Miller: Drunk drivers are criminals and deserve tough punishment.
    Zell Miller: Two-strikes law got 1,710 ciminals behind bars.
    David Perdue: Receptive to medical marijuana, but leave it to states.
    Nathan Deal: BUI: Boating Under the Influence: if blood alcohol over .10%.
    Vernon Jones: Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs.
    Zell Miller: Allow people harmed by drugs to sue drug dealers.
    Nathan Deal: Criticizing Common Core diverts from advancing education.
    Nathan Deal: $15M for science/tech charter schools.
    Sonny Perdue: Tie teacher pay to student achievement.
    Rand Knight: Federal funding for charter schools.
    Vernon Jones: Vouchers for any public school.
    Rand Knight: Raise teacher salaries; build more schools.
    Roy Barnes: End social promotion.
    Zell Miller: All children should have the opportunity to attend pre-K.
    Zell Miller: Good schools mean money for teachers, books, reading.
Energy & Oil
    Michelle Nunn: Move forward on Keystone pipeline.
    Doug Collins: Human activity is not contributing to climate change.
    Rand Knight: Biofuels & clean green jobs.
    Vernon Jones: Supports cap-and-trade, but also domestic oil.
    Dale Cardwell: End our dependence on foreign oil with wind & solar.
    Dale Cardwell: Invest billions to help clean energy entrepreneurs.
    Jim Martin: Supports cap and trade system to reduce carbon emissions.
    Rand Knight: Tackle energy dependence to reduce terrorist support.
    Vernon Jones: Unaddressed, global warming will be catastrophic.
    Vernon Jones: Supports CWA, CAA, CAFE but also nukes.
    Josh Lanier: Help cities with mass transit and farmers in small towns too.
    Vernon Jones: Capture methane gas from landfills for electricity.
    Zell Miller: Protection of 100,000 Georgia acres is great achievement.
Families & Children
    Alan Keyes: We have suffered because of our abandonment of His name.
    Roy Barnes: More restrictions on teenage driving.
Foreign Policy
    Michelle Nunn: Our military is but one element of our national power.
    Karen Handel: FactCheck: Only $2.2M on USAID pottery in Morocco, not $27M.
Free Trade
    Zell Miller: The key to economic success is new markets & competition.
Government Reform
    Michelle Nunn: Amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision.
    Michelle Nunn: If Congress doesn't pass a budget they don't get paid.
    Michelle Nunn: Bar members of Congress from becoming lobbyists.
    Jason Carter: Verifiable paper trail important for credibility in voting.
    Nathan Deal: Fulfill true purposes of government then get out of the way.
    Doug Collins: Increased transparency about campaign contributions.
    Sonny Perdue: Make government more responsive, efficient, & value-driven.
    Vernon Jones: Increasing individuals donation limits for federal campaigns.
    Alan Keyes: Congress should have the last word, not the Supreme Court.
    Alan Keyes: Obeying the dictate of federal judges means no Constitution.
Gun Control
    Paul Broun: FactCheck: Guns cause more deaths than bats & hammers.
    Jason Carter: Rated 92% by National Rifle Association.
    Rand Knight: Allow individuals to carry concealed guns.
    Vernon Jones: Allow individuals to carry concealed guns.
Health Care
    David Perdue: Responsible thing to do: fix ObamaCare; don't repeal it.
    Karen Handel: ObamaCare overreaches, but feds should address healthcare.
    Karen Handel: ObamaCare canceled my wife's policy & doubled premiums.
    Michelle Nunn: Add a tier of affordable coverage to ObamaCare.
    Nathan Deal: Guaranteed ER room treatment means excessive ER visits.
    Nathan Deal: Refuses to expand Medicaid rolls under ObamaCare.
    Karen Handel: Embrace threat of federal shutdown to defund ObamaCare.
    Nathan Deal: ObamaCare will cost Georgia $2.5B over next ten years.
    Sonny Perdue: $70M for moral obligation to serve those with disabilities.
    Jim Martin: All children must have access to health care.
    Jim Martin: Part of team that created the PeachCare Act.
    Vernon Jones: Part of team that created the PeachCare Act.
    Vernon Jones: Put quality of life over profit margins.
    Zell Miller: Providing insurance for children is a top priority.
Homeland Security
    Doug Collins: Protect citizenry from terrorists while respecting rights.
    Vernon Jones: Military tribunals ok; domestic spying not ok.
    Vernon Jones: Supports missile shield & pre-emptive military strikes.
    Vernon Jones: Find the terrorists no matter where they are.
    Karen Handel: Immigration bill is 1,000 pages of industry rewards.
    Rand Knight: Pathway to citizenship but with official English language.
    Vernon Jones: Supports comprehensive immigration reform & work visas.
    Jason Carter: Employers need skilled workers: more technical schools.
    Nathan Deal: Employment is primary goal of education: more HOPE Grants.
    Vernon Jones: Include gender identity in federal anti-discrimination laws.
Local Issues
    Nathan Deal: Ok to feature Confederate battle flag on some license tags.
    Nathan Deal: $50 million bond package for the Port of Savannah.
Principles & Values
    Paul Broun: Lost campaigns in 1990, 1992 & 1996 before winning in 2006.
    Paul Broun: Separation of church and state is a mistaken idea.
    Jack Kingston: Endorsed by McIntosh County Commissioner over Handel.
    Karen Handel: Endorsed by McIntosh County Commissioner before Kingston.
    Alan Keyes: Separation of church and state is phony and is a weapon.
Social Security
    Vernon Jones: Reform & improve Social Security as we know it today.
    Vernon Jones: Fight hard as the Dickens for our seniors.
Tax Reform
    Vernon Jones: Permanent repeal of the federal estate tax.
    Josh Lanier: Opposes $1 trillion tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans.
    Zell Miller: Tax cuts of $334M in 1999.
War & Peace
    Doug Collins: Afghan withdrawal when commanders say, on secret timetable.
    Doug Collins: Iran is an imminent threat to the US.
    Rand Knight: Get out of Iraq within 12-18 months.
    Vernon Jones: Shift responsibility of Iraq to Iraqi people & government.
Welfare & Poverty
    Vernon Jones: Supports federal block grants and local welfare control.
    Jim Martin: Supports workfare, but expand TANF for state services.
    Zell Miller: Supports welfare reform and welfare to work.

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