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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)

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Howard Dean: A Citizen's Guide to the Man Who Would be President, by a team of reporters for Vermont's Rutland Herald and Times-Argus


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Click here for 28 full quotes from Howard Dean in the book Citizen's Guide to Howard Dean.
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Budget & Economy
    Retired VT's debt and built nation's best rainy day fund.
    Kept GOP predecessorís agenda of fiscal frugality.
Civil Rights
    Gay rights are a matter of principle.
    Black roommate at Yale defined his views on tolerance.
Crime
    Opposed capital punishment but shifted beginning in 1994.
Education
    High national standards but local sanctions for failure.
    Deanís other landmark VT bill: education finance.
Energy & Oil
    Wind energy reduces global warming & reduces Saudi imports.
    10% ethanol in gasoline reduced oil imports by 5%.
Environment
    470,000 conservation acres, but many development deals too.
    Make trade-offs on environmental protection vs. development.
    Deanís first campaign in 1982 focused on bicycle paths.
Gun Control
    Agrees on some issues with NRA, but some gun control.
Health Care
    Supported single-payer in 1980s, but multi-payer in 1990s.
    If you want total healthcare reform, Iím not your guy.
Homeland Security
    Realign defense funds away from Star Wars.
Jobs
    Trade unions gave us our middle class.
Principles & Values
    Models his candidacy on Harry S Truman.
    I represent the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party.
    Dean surge spawned Clark as Anybody-But-Dean.
    Dean fueled by large dissident group of Bush haters.
    Deanís forthrightness differs from Dem party calculatedness.
    Liberal in attitude, not in policy positions.
    Propelled to public service by death of his brother?
Tax Reform
    Rescind all of the Bush tax cuts, to balance budget.
    Better off with government services than with a $650 tax cut.
War & Peace
    Evenhandedness in Israel doesnít imply cater to Palestinians.
Welfare & Poverty
    Implemented VT workfare program along Clinton's lines.


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The above quotations are from Howard Dean: A Citizen's Guide to the Man Who Would be President, by a team of reporters for Vermont's Rutland Herald and Times-Argus.

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