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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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Commonwealth of Virginia Politicians: Archives

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    from State of Virginia Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Bob McDonnell (18) Virginia Republican Governor
  • George Allen (1) Republican
  • Harris Miller (1) Former Democratic challenger (2006) Virginia
  • James Webb (4) Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring) Virginia
  • John McCain (3) Republican
  • Mark Warner (2) Virginia Former Democratic Governor (2002-2006); elected Senator 2008
  • Robert Sarvis (17) Virginia Libertarian nominee for Governor
  • Tim Kaine (1) Virginia Former Democrat Governor (2006-2009); chair of DNC
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Robert Sarvis: Supports embryonic stem cell research.
    Robert Sarvis: Early term abortions ok, but parental consent for minors.
Budget & Economy
    George Allen: FactCheck: Vvoted against the Alaskan Bridge to Nowhere.
Civil Rights
    Robert Sarvis: Supports gay marriage.
    Robert Sarvis: Opposes affirmative action.
    James Webb: Supports civil unions; opposes constitutional ban.
    John McCain: Support evangelism but donít pander to evangelical leaders.
    Robert Sarvis: End ALL government subsidies of specific industries.
    Robert Sarvis: Reverse the militarization of law-enforcement tactics.
    Bob McDonnell: Tough punishment and no parole works.
    Robert Sarvis: Capital punishment should be legal but rare.
    Bob McDonnell: Tough statutes and sentences; but also re-entry programs.
    Robert Sarvis: Legalize marijuana & decriminalize harder drugs.
    Bob McDonnell: Tough sentences for dealers; but new drug courts too.
    Robert Sarvis: Bad schools persist because politicians are in charge.
    Robert Sarvis: Supports vouchers, tax credit, charters, & parental triggers.
    Bob McDonnell: Top Jobs for the 21st Century: STEM-H degrees.
    Bob McDonnell: Zero tolerance policy for failing schools.
    Mark Warner: Involve whole communities in schools.
Energy & Oil
    Bob McDonnell: Replace gas tax with sales and use tax.
    Robert Sarvis: Humans cause climate change, but don't regulate CO2.
    Robert Sarvis: No open space funding, but environmental harm regulations ok.
    Bob McDonnell: $5 million for open space land conservation.
Free Trade
    Bob McDonnell: Trade missions worked in London, Shanghai, and Mumbai.
    Bob McDonnell: Compete more vigorously to attract jobs from abroad.
Government Reform
    Robert Sarvis: No limit on campaign contributions; limit government instead.
    James Webb: Increasing number of lobbyists is a problem.
    John McCain: Replace battle of bucks with battle of ideas.
Gun Control
    Robert Sarvis: Gun-control measures fail to reduce violent crime.
Health Care
    Robert Sarvis: Focus on catastrophic insurance & cash subsidies.
    Mark Warner: Answer seniorsí questions with ďSenior NavigatorĒ.
Homeland Security
    Bob McDonnell: In-state tuition for all members of Virginia National Guard.
    James Webb: Supports donít ask, donít tell rule for military.
    Harris Miller: Tamper-proof ID card; limited enforcement against employers.
    Bob McDonnell: Campaign bumper sticker: "Bob's for Jobs".
    Bob McDonnell: $38 million to spur job creation in targeted programs.
Principles & Values
    Bob McDonnell: Create a Commonwealth of Opportunity for all Virginians.
    John McCain: Faith bridges unbridgeable gaps in humanity.
Social Security
    Tim Kaine: No dangerous privatization schemes for Social Security.
    Bob McDonnell: 5% additional retirement contribution from state employees.
Tax Reform
    Robert Sarvis: Eliminate or dramatically reduce the income tax.
    Bob McDonnell: I will veto any bill or budget which raises taxes.
    Robert Sarvis: 21st-century transportation policy based on user-pays.
    Bob McDonnell: $14B on 900 transportation projects, including more Amtrak.
    Bob McDonnell: $4 billion for 6-year highway and rail project plan.
War & Peace
    Bob McDonnell: 230 Virginians gave lives for War on Terror, including Iraq.
    James Webb: It was a mistake to go to Iraq; said so before Senate vote.

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