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Hard Choices,
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Crippled America ,
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Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
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Outsider in the White House,
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American Dreams,
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Taking a Stand,
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by Scott Walker (2013)
A Time for Truth,
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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 Harm’s Way ,
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
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Ten Letters
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Do Not Ask What Good We Do
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State of Mississippi Politicians: Archives

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  • Chris McDaniel (34) Republican challenger Mississippi
  • Dick Cheney (2) Former Republican Vice President
  • Erik Fleming (2) Democratic Challenger (2008) Mississippi
  • Haley Barbour (6) Mississippi Former Republican Governor (2004-2012)
  • Jensen Bohren (16) Democratic candidate for Mississippi U. S. Senator Mississippi
  • Phil Bryant (28) Mississippi Republican Governor
  • Robert Gray (3) Mississippi Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee
  • Ronnie Musgrove (10) Mississippi Former Democratic Governor (2000-2003)
  • Thad Cochran (4) Republican Sr Senator Mississippi
  • Travis Childers (2) Democratic Senate challenger Mississippi
  • Trent Kelly (3) Republican House Member U.S. Rep Mississippi-1
  • Vicki Slater (11) Mississippi Democratic 2015 Gubernatorial candidate (lost primary)
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    Jensen Bohren: Women should have same body autonomy as men.
    Trent Kelly: Planned Parenthood is breaking the law; defund them.
    Chris McDaniel: Human life begins at conception.
    Chris McDaniel: Require doctor's prescription to get an abortion.
    Chris McDaniel: Unborn children are children.
    Haley Barbour: We made MS the safest state for an unborn child.
Budget & Economy
    Phil Bryant: Implement a state lottery; Arkansas got $80M last year.
    Chris McDaniel: Immoral to saddle our grandchildren with this much debt.
    Chris McDaniel: Era of big spending is over; age of appropriations must end.
    Chris McDaniel: Those in D.C. don't appear to be listening.
    Ronnie Musgrove: Attract new businesses; develop existing ones.
Civil Rights
    Vicki Slater: People don't recognize MS flag, only Confederate flag.
    Vicki Slater: Supreme Court gay marriage ruling is not federal overreach.
    Vicki Slater: Remove Confederate Battle symbol from state flag.
    Chris McDaniel: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Chris McDaniel: As host of Right Side Radio, railed against hip-hop culture.
    Chris McDaniel: Dems want homosexual marriage legal in all 50 states.
    Haley Barbour: Proud of MS's highest vote in US for traditional marriage.
    Ronnie Musgrove: Ban gay couples from adopting.
    Jensen Bohren: Small businesses need same subsidy that big businesses get.
    Jensen Bohren: Wall Street needs regulations to stop manipulating prices.
    Phil Bryant: Tax cuts for people before corporations.
    Vicki Slater: The Great Recession bailout didn't help small businesses.
    Phil Bryant: Tax relief from delayed-accelerated tax payment.
    Jensen Bohren: Reformed felons need their voting rights reinstated.
    Jensen Bohren: Private prisons being encouraged to fill up to capacity.
    Phil Bryant: More Highway Patrol troopers on the road.
    Haley Barbour: $7.3M for state trooper school.
    Ronnie Musgrove: Teach prisoners skills by building senior housing.
    Jensen Bohren: Marijuana should be treated like alcohol and tobacco.
    Phil Bryant: Drug courts work; fully fund them.
    Haley Barbour: Fight the scourge of illegal narcotics with a vengeance.
    Jensen Bohren: Put the focus on educating the students, not on profits.
    Phil Bryant: Remove barriers to charter schools.
    Phil Bryant: Loosen regulations around associate degrees.
    Phil Bryant: Supports "effective" public schools but not Initiative 42.
    Robert Gray: Supports Initiative 42 & full public school funding.
    Vicki Slater: Constitutional provision to fully fund public schools.
    Chris McDaniel: Oppose nationwide Common Core standards.
    Chris McDaniel: Give students right to organize religious groups at school.
    Phil Bryant: Privately funded Opportunity Scholarship for failing schools.
    Phil Bryant: $15M for literacy; and merit pay for teachers.
    Chris McDaniel: Increase number of charter schools statewide.
    Haley Barbour: Expand charter schools; expand dual enrollment.
    Erik Fleming: Supports charters, vouchers, and home-schooling.
    Ronnie Musgrove: Remove the 5% cap on teacher pay.
    Ronnie Musgrove: Universities: settle the Ayers Case.
Energy & Oil
    Jensen Bohren: Total shift to green energy sources and transportation.
    Vicki Slater: Develop energy, but balance it with environmental concerns.
    Chris McDaniel: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Phil Bryant: Support energy development and investment.
    Trent Kelly: Rein in unelected bureaucrats at the EPA.
    Vicki Slater: Use BP settlement money to rehabilitate marine life.
    Chris McDaniel: Supported Katrina relief, but some funds were misspent.
    Chris McDaniel: Uphold property rights; oppose Supreme Court's Kelo decision.
    Thad Cochran: The Quiet Persuader: Got $29B for Katrina rebuilding.
Families & Children
    Phil Bryant: $34M for new Department of Child Protection Services.
    Phil Bryant: Support Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs.
    Phil Bryant: Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi: 2-parent families.
    Chris McDaniel: Hip-hop culture values prison more than college.
Foreign Policy
    Phil Bryant: Divest state contracts from any investments in Iran.
    Chris McDaniel: Divest state contracts from any investments in Iran.
    Chris McDaniel: Opposed Sec. Def. Hagel as "too soft on Iran".
Free Trade
    Travis Childers: End tax breaks for big corporations that ship jobs overseas.
Government Reform
    Jensen Bohren: Prohibit all campaign donations from corporations.
    Vicki Slater: Hold referendum on Confederate flag; it's time to revisit.
    Chris McDaniel: Photo ID for voting.
    Thad Cochran: OpEd: Earmarked spending brings federal funds to Mississippi.
    Chris McDaniel: Require photo ID to vote.
Gun Control
    Jensen Bohren: Moratorium on studying gun violence must be lifted.
    Chris McDaniel: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Chris McDaniel: Blames rising gun violence on "hip-hop" culture.
    Chris McDaniel: Preserve the rights of gun owners.
Health Care
    Jensen Bohren: Cut out middleman and use the taxes for Medicare-For-All.
    Phil Bryant: The feds won't pay for their share of Medicaid expansion.
    Robert Gray: Medicaid expansion & health-care exchanges would create jobs.
    Vicki Slater: Expand Medicaid, and push Legislature to accept it.
    Vicki Slater: Celebrate the Supreme Court's ruling in support of ObamaCare.
    Chris McDaniel: Repeal ObamaCare to let our economy flourish.
    Phil Bryant: ObamaCare adds 300,000 entitlements; get people off Medicaid.
    Phil Bryant: Expand MS School of Medicine; 1,000 new doctors by 2025.
    Erik Fleming: Supports tax-free medical savings accounts.
    Ronnie Musgrove: Protect Mississippi’s Health Care Trust Fund.
    Ronnie Musgrove: Enrolled 50,000 in the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
    Ronnie Musgrove: Medical Education Scholarships for rural doctors.
    Ronnie Musgrove: Invest in state employees’ health plan, despite budget.
Homeland Security
    Jensen Bohren: Our vets don't deserve the treatment they have received.
    Trent Kelly: Investigate wait time manipulation at VA hospitals.
    Chris McDaniel: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    Phil Bryant: Veterans treatment courts: 2nd chance for convicted vets.
    Chris McDaniel: Why are Muslims never portrayed as villains by Hollywood?
    Chris McDaniel: Waterboarding was effective on suspected 9/11 terrorists.
    Dick Cheney: Steady, focused, relentless campaign against US enemies.
    Ronnie Musgrove: Favors death penalty for terrorists.
    Travis Childers: Signed anti-amnesty pledge: don't reward lawbreakers.
    Chris McDaniel: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Phil Bryant: $50M for Keep Mississippi Working Fund & workforce training.
    Phil Bryant: My first job: every Mississippian who wants a job has one.
Local Issues
    Phil Bryant: Year of the Creative Economy: a Mississippi Homecoming.
Principles & Values
    Jensen Bohren: Protect our inalienable rights.
    Chris McDaniel: Runoff recount denied by Mississippi Supreme Court.
    Chris McDaniel: OpEd: Cochran accused of courting blacks for runoff vote.
    Chris McDaniel: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Chris McDaniel: Revive America's Christian foundation.
    Thad Cochran: AdWatch: American Conservative Union's lowest-scored Senator.
    Phil Bryant: Four fundamental beliefs guide our plan for the future.
    Phil Bryant: Add 'In God We Trust' to Mississippi State Seal.
    Chris McDaniel: Tied to Tea Party and endorsed by conservative groups.
    Thad Cochran: First elected in 1978; still undecided about 2014 retirement.
Social Security
    Vicki Slater: Fight to keep 100% full pensions for retirees.
Tax Reform
    Jensen Bohren: Elect those who actually represent us, not themselves.
    Haley Barbour: Cut budget by $700M, instead of raising taxes.
    Jensen Bohren: Net Neutrality is fair to all, keeps manipulators at bay.
    Robert Gray: Invest the Rainy Day Fund on infrastructure.
    Phil Bryant: Diabetes Telehealth Initiative for complex coordinated care.
War & Peace
    Dick Cheney: Iraq is the central front in the war on terror.
Welfare & Poverty
    Jensen Bohren: Paycheck to paycheck is an abominable way to exist.
    Phil Bryant: Create the Mississippi Faith-Based Advisory Council.
    Chris McDaniel: No welfare state: "I'm not going to do anything for you".
    Phil Bryant: Focus on jobs for those who need public assistance.

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