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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 New Mexico Politicians: Archives


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    from State of New Mexico Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Allen Weh (4) Republican Senate Challenger New Mexico
  • David Clements (12) Republican Senate Challenger New Mexico
  • Heather Wilson (5) Republican Challenger New Mexico
  • Hector Balderas (3) Former Democratic Primary Challenger (2012) New Mexico
  • Joe Carraro (11) Former Republican Challenger (2006) New Mexico
  • Martin Heinrich (7) Democratic Challenger New Mexico
  • Nels Mitchell (6) Democratic Senate Challenger Idaho
  • Steve Pearce (9) Republican Senate Challenger (2008); US Rep. New Mexico
  • Susana Martinez (12) New Mexico Republican Governor
  • Tom Udall (10) Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative New Mexico
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Abortion
    Joe Carraro: Abortion ok only for rape & health, and no public funding.
Budget & Economy
    Allen Weh: Reduce America's debt; implement balanced budget.
    Nels Mitchell: No silly votes to shut down government; no budget blackmail.
    Heather Wilson: Strongly in favor of a balanced-budget amendment.
    Susana Martinez: Cut spending to balance state budget.
Civil Rights
    Hector Balderas: Same-sex marriage is a civil rights issue.
    Martin Heinrich: Supports marriage equality; opposes DOMA.
    Heather Wilson: Don't criminalize teasing gays in school; it's free speech.
    Tom Udall: Pushed for years on wage gap between men and women.
    Joe Carraro: No civil unions, and no same-sex marriage.
    Joe Carraro: No affirmative action in state college nor state hiring.
Corporations
    Susana Martinez: $4.75M investment in Job Training Incentive Program.
    Steve Pearce: Less regulation on businesses.
    Tom Udall: Opposes tax subsidies that favor large corporations.
Crime
    David Clements: Support 4th amendment: freedom from unreasonable searches.
    Joe Carraro: Supports the death penalty.
    Joe Carraro: No parole for repeat violent offenders; plus more prisons.
Drugs
    Joe Carraro: Decriminalize marijuana, and allow doctors to prescribe it.
Education
    David Clements: Reduce taxes so families can pay for private schools.
    Susana Martinez: The Bridge: joint high school diploma and associate's degree.
    Susana Martinez: $13.5M for New Mexico Reads to Lead.
    Susana Martinez: Keep great teachers by retention rewards.
    Susana Martinez: A-F school grading system will increase transparency.
    Tom Udall: No Child Left Behind Act has hurt student achievement.
    Joe Carraro: Supports vouchers for public, private, and religious schools.
    Joe Carraro: Supports voluntary prayer in public schools.
Energy & Oil
    David Clements: Lower energy costs by letting market decide what makes sense.
    Heather Wilson: Stop pursuing green dreams on energy.
    Martin Heinrich: Develop NM solar and wind, not coal and oil.
    Martin Heinrich: Supports cap-and-trade; it causes no big energy costs.
    Steve Pearce: Set aside 6.4M acres in New Mexico for solar panels.
    Tom Udall: Supports solar energy with heart & soul.
    Steve Pearce: More domestic oil production & more nuclear power.
    Tom Udall: Supports renewable electricity standard for public utilities.
    Joe Carraro: More funds for alternative fuel AND for traditional sources.
Environment
    David Clements: Stop federal regulations which take over farming & property.
    Susana Martinez: Oversee natural resources to balance economy & environment.
Families & Children
    Nels Mitchell: Strong supporter of the Violence Against Women Act.
    Susana Martinez: Amber Alert whenever a New Mexico child is abducted.
Free Trade
    David Clements: Consumers should pick winners and losers, not government.
Government Reform
    David Clements: Bureaucratic intervention distorts economy.
    Nels Mitchell: No junkets; no gridlock; promises one term only.
    Steve Pearce: Pay contractors on time; reforms to contract smaller firms.
    Joe Carraro: Some campaign donation limits, plus spending limits.
Gun Control
    David Clements: Right to bear arms protects all of our other rights.
    Nels Mitchell: High priority on right to hunt & fish on public lands.
    Joe Carraro: Allow concealed carry, with licenses.
Health Care
    Allen Weh: Fix the healthcare train wreck we've got now.
    David Clements: Replace ObamaCare with free market solutions.
    Steve Pearce: Safety is an issue for reimporting drugs.
    Tom Udall: Allow drug reimportation & negotiation with drug companies.
    Steve Pearce: Allow small businesses to group together for health plans.
    Tom Udall: Goal should be universal access for everyone.
Homeland Security
    Allen Weh: Defense spending has been cut too much.
    Allen Weh: Defense spending has been cut too much.
    David Clements: Defend the missions of our military labs and bases.
    Nels Mitchell: Maintain Mountain Home Air Force Base.
    Hector Balderas: Reduce some defense spending by drawing down wars.
Immigration
    Susana Martinez: Stop the magnet for human trafficking, fraud and crime.
    Heather Wilson: Permanent solution instead of DREAM Act.
    Martin Heinrich: Step up border enforcement; but also DREAM Act.
    Martin Heinrich: Arizona anti-immigrant law is racial profiling.
    Martin Heinrich: Arizona anti-immigrant law is racial profiling.
    Steve Pearce: Supports path to legalization for illegal immigrants.
    Tom Udall: Reject legalization for anyone here illegally.
Jobs
    Susana Martinez: Protect government jobs at our labs and military bases.
    Heather Wilson: Sequestration would cut 20,000 jobs at N.M. national labs.
Local Issues
    Susana Martinez: Invest in the Paseo del Norte expansion.
Social Security
    David Clements: Keep promises for seniors; significant reforms if younger.
    Steve Pearce: We must improve the rates of return on Trust Fund.
    Tom Udall: Privatization of Social Security is a very bad idea.
Tax Reform
    David Clements: Make the tax code simple and regulations predictable.
Technology
    Susana Martinez: Protect Spaceport New Mexico from lawsuit abuse.
    Martin Heinrich: Invest in infrastructure and tech transfer.
War & Peace
    David Clements: No executive War Powers; only Congress should declare war.
    Nels Mitchell: Don't concentrate on Syria at the expense of home.
    Steve Pearce: If Iraq falls, so will other moderate regimes in the region.
    Tom Udall: Time to start working on a troop pullout.
Welfare & Poverty
    Hector Balderas: Raised on food stamps by struggling single mother.


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