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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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State of New Hampshire Politicians: secondary Archives

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  • ACLU (1)
  • Alan Keyes (3) Republican
  • Andru Volinsky (5) New Hampshire Democratic candidate for governor
  • Andy Martin (15) Republican Senate Challenger New Hampshire
  • Annie Kuster (1) Democrat U.S. Rep New Hampshire-2
  • Bernie Sanders (33) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Bill O`Brien (6) Republican Senate Challenger New Hampshire
  • Bill Weld (13) Massachusetts Republican presidential primary challenger
  • Bob Smith (13) 2010 Challenger; lost FL GOP primary; previous NH Senator Florida
  • Carol Shea-Porter (2) Democrat U.S. Rep New Hampshire-1
  • Chris Pappas (1) Democrat U.S. Rep New Hampshire-1
  • Chris Sununu (73) New Hampshire Republican Governor
  • Chuck Morse (10) Republican Challenger for Senate New Hampshire
  • Colin Van Ostern (16) New Hampshire Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Corky Messner (23) Republican Challenger New Hampshire
  • Cory Booker (1) New Jersey Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
  • Dan Feltes (32) New Hampshire Democratic candidate for governor
  • Don Bolduc (29) Republican Senate Challenger New Hampshire
  • Gary Bauer (3)
  • George W. Bush (2) Republican
  • Gloria Bromell Tinubu (3) Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger South Carolina
  • Herman Cain (1) Republican
  • Hillary Clinton (22) Democratic Presidential candidate
  • Jeanne Shaheen (37) New Hampshire Former Democratic Governor (1997-2000); elected Senator 2008
  • Jilletta Jarvis (3) New Hampshire Libertarian candidate for governor of New Hampshire
  • Jim Rubens (11) Republican Senate Challenger New Hampshire
  • Joe Biden (7) Democratic President; former V.P.; former Senator
  • John Lynch (2) New Hampshire Former Democratic Governor (2005-2013)
  • Jon Huntsman (5) Utah Ambassador to China
  • Jon Lavoie (3) New Hampshire Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Karen Testerman (23) New Hampshire Republican Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Kelly Ayotte (4) Republican Jr Senator New Hampshire
  • Maggie Hassan (13) New Hampshire Democratic Governor
  • Mark Connolly (3) New Hampshire Democratic 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Mitt Romney (8) Massachusetts Former GOP Governor (2003-2006); Pres. candidate (2008)
  • Molly Kelly (19) New Hampshire Democratic candidate for governor of New Hampshire
  • Newt Gingrich (3) Republican
  • Orrin Hatch (2) Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2018) Utah
  • Ray Metcalfe (5) Democratic candidate for Senate Alaska
  • Rick Perry (3) Texas Former Secretary of Energy
  • Rick Santorum (24) Republican Presidential candidate
  • Ron Paul (7) Republican (Libertarian 1988)
  • Scott Brown (16) Term ended 2004 U.S. Rep Ninth Norfolk-9
  • Steve Forbes (2)
  • Steve Marchand (16) New Hampshire Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Tom Sherman (12) New Hampshire NH Governor challenger
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    Andy Martin: Committed to sanctity of life, within the rule of law.
    Bill O`Brien: Led override of veto of partial-birth abortion ban.
    Bill O`Brien: Would ban abortion in all cases, including rape and incest.
    Bob Smith: Human life begins at conception.
    Chris Sununu: Voted to restrict funding to local Planned Parenthood.
    Chris Sununu: Take a pause in Planned Parenthood funding.
    Chris Sununu: Disagrees with states having no exception abortion bans.
    Chuck Morse: Backs restrictive abortion ban; I'm a pro-life Republican.
    Colin Van Ostern: Restore funding for Planned Parenthood.
    Colin Van Ostern: Restore Planned Parenthood funding; they had no wrongdoing.
    Corky Messner: Ban abortion after 20 weeks; no government funding.
    Dan Feltes: Supports Planned Parenthood; opposes parental notification.
    Don Bolduc: Pro-life excepting rape, incest, life of mother.
    Gloria Bromell Tinubu: Against funding Planned Parenthood.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Opposed the Blunt Amendment: require birth control coverage.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Shaheen amendment provides reproductive care in foreign aid.
    Jim Rubens: Oppose partial birth abortion; support parental notification.
    Jon Lavoie: Pro-choice because it's none of my business.
    Karen Testerman: No taxpayer dollars to terminate human life in the womb.
    Kelly Ayotte: Make birth control pills available without prescription.
    Mitt Romney: States shouldn't ban contraception; and no state wants to.
    Molly Kelly: Supports abortion rights and is backed by Planned Parenthood.
    Ray Metcalfe: Supports reproductive rights & stem-cell research.
    Rick Santorum: States have the right to ban contraception, but shouldn't.
    Ron Paul: Right to privacy is explicit, but not for contraception.
    Scott Brown: OpEd: Not a reliable vote on abortion rights.
    Steve Marchand: Proudly pro-choice.
    Tom Sherman: Supports a full range of reproductive health care services.
    Don Bolduc: FactCheck: Claims NH is pro-life but voters 71% pro-choice.
    Maggie Hassan: Right to abortion in jeopardy if GOP controls Congress.
Budget & Economy
    Bernie Sanders: I led the effort against deregulation, but we lost.
    Bernie Sanders: We need a 21st-century Glass-Steagall legislation.
    Bill Weld: Balance the Federal budget as states do.
    Bill Weld: Top priority: zero-based budgeting; cut spending; cut taxes.
    Bob Smith: Time to stop mortgaging our children's future.
    Chris Sununu: Increase Rainy Day Fund to $100M; start Infrastructure Fund.
    Chris Sununu: Money to cities and towns, local communities know best.
    Chris Sununu: Reduce homelessness, 13,500 new units in next three years.
    Chris Sununu: Can't add $5T to balance sheet and hope it goes away.
    Colin Van Ostern: Fiscally responsible budget: no improperly-sourced contracts.
    Corky Messner: Support a Balanced Budget Amendment.
    Cory Booker: Replace spending with tax incentives to stimulate hiring.
    Don Bolduc: Federal government should not pick winners and losers.
    Hillary Clinton: Committed to reducing corporate power not only Wall St.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Eliminate wasteful spending; reform broken budget system.
    Karen Testerman: More government jobs threaten our economy & freedom.
    Karen Testerman: Not necessarily a revenue problem but a spending problem.
    Maggie Hassan: Restored $1B in cuts in state spending.
    Rick Santorum: Spend-o-meter: track spending on all Senate amendments.
    Ron Paul: We're reversing 100 years of bad policy; audit the Fed.
    Tom Sherman: Invest in infrastructure to support building housing.
Civil Rights
    ACLU: Supported "no excuse" absentee voting bill.
    Annie Kuster: Equal pay for equal work.
    Bernie Sanders: What kind of response would happen if Flint MI were white?
    Bill O`Brien: Opposed students voting in-state "with no life experience".
    Bob Smith: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Chris Sununu: No personal opinion on equal transgender rights.
    Chris Sununu: Gender identity non-discrimination in employment & housing.
    Chris Sununu: Vetoed "no excuse" absentee voting bill.
    Chuck Morse: Voted NO on "no excuse" absentee voting bill.
    Chuck Morse: NO on gender identity protections in employment & housing.
    Corky Messner: Black Lives Matter is revolutionary, don't defund police.
    Corky Messner: Horrific that students learn about transgender.
    Dan Feltes: Voted YES on "no excuse" absentee voting bill.
    Dan Feltes: We work best when we embrace diversity and inclusion.
    Don Bolduc: I don't look at color; I look at content of their character.
    Don Bolduc: Solution to racism is not laws but education.
    Don Bolduc: AdWatch: opposes marriage equality.
    Don Bolduc: Shut down national media to stop spread of COVID fear.
    Joe Biden: Reverse ban on transgender individuals serving in military.
    Karen Testerman: Vocal opponent of same-sex civil unions.
    Karen Testerman: Against banning of discredited gay conversion therapy.
    Maggie Hassan: Ban discrimination against transgender individuals.
    Mitt Romney: Gay community needs more support from the Republican Party.
    Molly Kelly: One of the first legislators to vote for marriage equality.
    Rick Santorum: Marriage is a federal issue; we need one definition, not 50.
    Rick Santorum: I agree with hearing gay ideas but disagree with some.
    Scott Brown: Next step in racial equality: stop glorifying violence.
    Bernie Sanders: If we don't break up banks, we'll be bailing them out again.
    Chris Sununu: New department of Business and Economic Affairs.
    Chris Sununu: 3-phase deregulation to help business.
    Chris Sununu: Lower business tax to accompany no income or sales tax.
    Dan Feltes: Fight laws written behind closed doors for big corporations.
    Dan Feltes: Raise business taxes; lower property taxes.
    Dan Feltes: Close loopholes; NH 6th lowest in taxing business.
    Hillary Clinton: Agrees that Wall Street and banks cannot get too powerful.
    Hillary Clinton: I warned corporations about wrecking the economy.
    Hillary Clinton: It's not just Wall Street; it's Big Pharma too.
    Jim Rubens: Reduce corporate tax rates & repatriate overseas profits.
    Molly Kelly: Cancel business tax breaks; but against sales or income tax.
    Molly Kelly: Put an end to the tax breaks for wealthy corporations.
    Rick Santorum: Companies run into a stiff headwind called government.
    Scott Brown: AdWatch: Loosened financial reform regulations.
    Steve Marchand: Cancel business tax breaks; but against sales or income tax.
    Andy Martin: Current crime system is ok, but open to improvements.
    Bernie Sanders: Government should not be part of the death penalty.
    Bernie Sanders: Create criminal records for corrupt white collar criminals.
    Chris Sununu: Expedite critical resources to combat crime.
    Chris Sununu: Supports capital punishment, to support crime victims.
    Chris Sununu: Banned choke holds, require police misconduct reporting.
    Chris Sununu: Committed to bring greater accountability to our system.
    Chris Sununu: Ensure violent criminals don't automatically go free on bail.
    Corky Messner: Criminal investigation requested of Messner Foundation.
    Corky Messner: Arrested for DUI in 1995, pled guilty to lesser charge.
    Corky Messner: We need law and order; get bad cops out of the system.
    Dan Feltes: Enhanced penalties for prior DUI convictions.
    Dan Feltes: Ban choke holds, improve training on bias and de-escalation.
    Hillary Clinton: Death penalty appropriate for Oklahoma City bombing.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Ban choke holds; address police reform.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Vetoed bill to abolish death penalty.
    John Lynch: Parole violators go to jail, for all released convicts.
    Kelly Ayotte: Supports capital punishment for police killers.
    Maggie Hassan: Parole violators go to jail, for all released convicts.
    Andy Martin: We need more Safe Stations, for opioid users.
    Bill Weld: Accept benefits of cannabis; allow vets and seniors to use.
    Chris Sununu: Given NH's opioid epidemic, a drug czar is a necessity.
    Chris Sununu: Recovery Friendly Workplaces: help in fighting drugs.
    Colin Van Ostern: Health Protection Plan for addiction treatment services.
    Colin Van Ostern: Legalize medical marijuana for chronic pain.
    Dan Feltes: Regulate kratom and synthetic alkaloids.
    Dan Feltes: Voted for legalized marijuana.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Allow medical marijuana; but no recreational marijuana.
    Jim Rubens: War on drugs is a flagrant $1 trillion policy failure.
    Jim Rubens: Legalize marijuana; drug-assisted treatment for opioids.
    Jon Lavoie: Fund heroin interdiction, but fund treatment too.
    Jon Lavoie: Learn from Colorado and collect marijuana tax dollars.
    Molly Kelly: Help opioid users recover & rebuild.
    Ray Metcalfe: End the war on drugs.
    Scott Brown: Restrict medical marijuana; and no recreational marijuana.
    Steve Marchand: Suite of services to those in midst of opioid recovery.
    Steve Marchand: Legalize marijuana; tax it and regulate it.
    Steve Marchand: Fully fund drug courts & rehab instead of incarceration.
    Steve Marchand: Marijuana is not a gateway drug to other drugs.
    Tom Sherman: Ensure full range of services for substance use disorder.
    Andru Volinsky: Won case that state-funded public education is a right.
    Andru Volinsky: Shameful that schools may lack science teachers.
    Andy Martin: Ensure college access for everyone.
    Andy Martin: Taxpayers shouldn't help pay off existing student loans.
    Bernie Sanders: Student debt is crushing young graduates.
    Bill Weld: Control of education by states and parents, more choice.
    Bob Smith: Oppose nationwide Common Core standards.
    Chris Sununu: More funding for charter schools; less power to bureaucrats.
    Chris Sununu: Increase operating budget $10M of Community College System.
    Chris Sununu: Give parents choice instead of one-size-fits-all system.
    Chris Sununu: NH Career Academies: Opportunities for high school students.
    Chris Sununu: $30 million in one-time grants for school capital projects.
    Chris Sununu: Student debt relief for graduates staying & working in state.
    Chris Sununu: Unified and merged state college and university system.
    Chris Sununu: Education Freedom Savings Accounts provides options.
    Chuck Morse: Teach ABC's in school, not Critical Race Theory.
    Colin Van Ostern: College for America: students into workforce with no debt.
    Colin Van Ostern: College for America: students into workforce with no debt.
    Colin Van Ostern: Universal full-day kindergarten; more PACE; more local aid.
    Corky Messner: No restrictions on education dollars including homeschooling.
    Dan Feltes: Support existing charter schools, not fund new ones.
    Dan Feltes: No community college salary increase when there are layoffs.
    Dan Feltes: Urge employers to pay off part of employees' student debt.
    Don Bolduc: Reduced tuition benefits through public service.
    Hillary Clinton: Experts vetted my college plan, and it works.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Must resolve permanent school funding this year.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Standards for teachers; kindergarten for kids.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Tax-free college tuition savings plan.
    Jim Rubens: Unconstitutional for federal government to control K-12.
    Karen Testerman: Put parents back in charge, not Department of Education.
    Karen Testerman: Stop the "common core" federal education standards.
    Kelly Ayotte: Cut Pell Grants; use private student loan financing.
    Maggie Hassan: As governor, I froze college tuition.
    Molly Kelly: Freeze college tuition and lower it as well.
    Molly Kelly: Veto any effort to take money away from public schools.
    Steve Marchand: $5M for debt-free college in needed programs.
    Steve Marchand: Prioritize public school districts and we will see results.
    Steve Marchand: NH should offer state funding for pre-K, like most states.
    Tom Sherman: Fully support our public schools, not private schools.
    Chris Sununu: Student loan forgiveness will lead to higher taxes.
    Chris Sununu: Government getting involved in education doesn't go well.
Energy & Oil
    Andru Volinsky: Grave mistake to build new fossil fuel infrastructure.
    Andru Volinsky: Making schools efficient would create jobs & save energy.
    Bill Weld: Climate change dangers are real; rejoin Paris Accords.
    Bob Smith: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Chris Sununu: Increase availability of baseload power; reduce energy rates.
    Chris Sununu: Veto solar/hydropower bill; they cost ratepayers too much.
    Chris Sununu: Fund the Office of Offshore Wind Industry Development.
    Colin Van Ostern: Expand solar energy by hike in renewable 'net metering' cap.
    Corky Messner: Climate changes just part of earth's life cycle.
    Dan Feltes: Committed to cut pollution while protecting our pocketbooks.
    Dan Feltes: Transition off fossil fuels by 50% by 2030, fully by 2050.
    Hillary Clinton: Half a billion solar panels in first 4 years.
    Joe Biden: Day One: rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement.
    Karen Testerman: End the war on coal: keep electrical generating plants.
    Karen Testerman: Carbon dioxide causes plants to thrive, not global warming.
    Maggie Hassan: Reduce energy costs for families and businesses.
    Mark Connolly: Move away from fossil fuels; oppose Northern Pass line.
    Molly Kelly: For solar and hydropower; they create jobs & save money.
    Rick Santorum: Out of office, I stayed in the fray to defeat cap-and-trade.
    Scott Brown: Keystone XL should be included in energy efficiency bill.
    Steve Marchand: Gas tax isn't ideal, but use it for infrastructure.
    Tom Sherman: Expand our investments in renewable energy sources.
    Chris Sununu: Renewables don't lower energy costs; look at your bill.
    Tom Sherman: Aggressively embrace renewable energy & lower energy costs.
    Andy Martin: You can count on me to be an environmentalist.
    Chris Sununu: Fund asbestos cleanup, and clean water infrastructure.
    Chris Sununu: Be smart about environmental policy: look at economics.
    Chris Sununu: $150M to address PFAS contamination in our water systems.
    Corky Messner: Against overreach of environmental regulations.
    Dan Feltes: Ban wanton waste of animals; ban hunting contests.
    Dan Feltes: Would join lawsuits taking on our polluters.
    Hillary Clinton: Federal takeover of Flint water supply if state can't fix it.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Supports Land and Community Heritage Investment Program.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Manage growth & avoid sprawl.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Protect NH clean air from upwind polluters.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Coastal New Hampshire at risk from climate change.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Coastal New Hampshire at risk from climate change.
    Karen Testerman: Declaring national monuments to benefit donors is an abuse.
    Mitt Romney: Cross-border pollution matters; so build natural gas system.
    Molly Kelly: Make fishing & tourism industries safe from oil spills.
    Newt Gingrich: EPA should not regulate dust storms in Iowa.
    Tom Sherman: Helped set some of the country's toughest water standards.
Families & Children
    Chris Sununu: More home-care funding ultimately lowers the cost of care.
    Chris Sununu: Focus on kids in foster care, instead of paperwork.
    Chris Sununu: Paid medical leave can be done without an income tax.
    Colin Van Ostern: Include respite care for family caregivers.
    Dan Feltes: Public-private partnership for paid family and medical leave.
    Dan Feltes: Hire more DCYF caseworkers for family services.
    Dan Feltes: Stop any effort to backslide on marriage equality.
    Jilletta Jarvis: Family & medical leave is insolvent even when mandatory.
    Maggie Hassan: Fought for right to education for son with cerebral palsy.
    Maggie Hassan: Joshua's Law:easier to prosecute domestic violence attackers.
    Maggie Hassan: Hassan bill preventing child abuse passes Senate.
    Molly Kelly: Supports and will sign for paid family and medical leave.
    Rick Santorum: Gay adoption is a state issue; no federal ban.
    Rick Santorum: Address breakdown of American family from bully pulpit.
    Steve Marchand: Make NH the best state to start a family & start a business.
Foreign Policy
    Alan Keyes: Clarifying commitment to Taiwan avoids Chinese attack.
    Alan Keyes: Military intervention to ensure Taiwan’s self-determination.
    Andy Martin: Be tough on China, but talk to China.
    Bernie Sanders: Key doctrine: We can't do it alone; must work in coalition.
    Bernie Sanders: Encourage Saudis and Iran to work together, despite distrust.
    Bernie Sanders: Move forward with Iran with relations the long-term goal.
    Bernie Sanders: North Korea is run by nuclear-armed paranoid dictator.
    Bernie Sanders: I worry about Putin in Crimea but worry more about N. Korea.
    Bob Smith: America is in trouble; we need leadership out of this mess.
    George W. Bush: Texas governorship provides foreign policy experience.
    Hillary Clinton: Address arc of instability from North Africa to South Asia.
    Hillary Clinton: Obama trusted my judgment; I'll be ready on Day One.
    Hillary Clinton: Need more European contribution to defending against Russia.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Diplomacy is the preferred resolution to potential conflicts.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Public cares about rights of women & girls in Afghanistan.
    Joe Biden: Meet advancing authoritarianism, including China & Russia.
    Jon Huntsman: China is our most important relationship of the 21st century.
    Rick Santorum: Iran's theocracy encourages use of nuclear weapons.
    Ron Paul: We don't even accept elections from overseas.
    Scott Brown: Our allies don't trust us, our foes don't fear us.
    Scott Brown: Restore American leadership; we have none now.
Free Trade
    Bernie Sanders: Don't believe that unfettered trade creates U.S. jobs.
    Bernie Sanders: I disagree with Obama on TPP, but he's done a great job.
    Bernie Sanders: I will take on corporations that take their jobs to China.
    Bill Weld: Return to free trade; tariffs counterproductive.
    Chris Sununu: Opposes tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
    Chris Sununu: Congress should pass USMCA trade deal.
    Corky Messner: Incentives to move labor from rogue countries like China.
    Don Bolduc: Bring manufacturing back instead of paying other countries.
    Hillary Clinton: I oppose CAFTA & TPP, but global economy needs trade.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Expand opportunities to export to markets around the globe.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Opposes tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
    Mitt Romney: We have to open up markets to America's goods.
    Ray Metcalfe: Fair trade as opposed to free trade.
Government Reform
    Bob Smith: Photo ID for voting.
    Andy Martin: End partisan bickering and gridlock in Congress.
    Bernie Sanders: Establishment candidates are beholden to big money.
    Bernie Sanders: Congress represents the wealthy; they donate to ensure that.
    Bernie Sanders: Litmus test for Supreme Court on Citizens United.
    Bernie Sanders: Overturn Citizens United: America is one person, one vote.
    Bernie Sanders: Presidency isn't winnable with public financing.
    Bernie Sanders: GOP loves voter suppression because it lets them win.
    Chris Pappas: Opposed Photo ID for Voting.
    Chris Sununu: End expansive government that stifles economic growth.
    Chris Sununu: Vetoed advocacy groups having to report receipts.
    Chris Sununu: Vetoed automatic registration, no-excuse absentee voting.
    Chuck Morse: Favored Photo ID for Voting.
    Chuck Morse: New Hampshire runs the best elections in the country.
    Corky Messner: Eliminate unnecessary rules and regulations.
    Dan Feltes: Fundamental right to vote.
    Don Bolduc: Overturn Citizens United decision; prevent dark money.
    Jeanne Shaheen: People's Pledge: Let's limit outside PAC contributions.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Introduced legislation to put a woman on the $20 bill.
    Jim Rubens: Voluntary small dollar vouchers to fund federal elections.
    Jim Rubens: Congress is addicted to spending to pay for pork.
    John Lynch: Vetoed Photo ID for Voting.
    Karen Testerman: State vaccine mandate was government overreach.
    Maggie Hassan: Opposed Photo ID for Voting.
    Molly Kelly: End voter suppression; end corporate campaign contributions.
    Molly Kelly: Wants real campaign finance reform; no corporate donations.
    Orrin Hatch: Real campaign finance reform is disclosure & more disclosure.
    Ron Paul: All spending should be designated by earmarks.
    Ron Paul: Preach the gospel of liberty.
    Scott Brown: No pledge to limit outside PAC contributions.
    Steve Marchand: Public funding of elections.
    Tom Sherman: Worked on making elections safe during pandemic.
    Tom Sherman: Voted YES on "no excuse" absentee voting bill.
Gun Control
    Andy Martin: Changes at the margins to the Second Amendment.
    Bob Smith: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Chris Sununu: Protect schools with security infrastructure.
    Chuck Morse: New Hampshire is among safest states due to 2nd Amendment.
    Corky Messner: Against erosion of First & Second Amendment Rights.
    Dan Feltes: Supports background checks, waiting period, red flag laws.
    Don Bolduc: Key to reducing violence isn't legislation, but communities.
    Don Bolduc: Endorsed by eight NH gun shop owners.
    Herman Cain: Let each state pass a concealed weapon bill.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Semi-automatic rifles are weapons of war.
    Karen Testerman: Second Amendment is about protection, not hunting.
    Kelly Ayotte: No gun restrictions except terrorist watch lists.
    Molly Kelly: Advocates universal background checks and more gun controls.
    Scott Brown: Ok'd federal ban on assault weapons after Newtown shootings.
    Steve Marchand: Supports permits, background checks, and no big changes.
    Tom Sherman: Colleges should be able to ban firearms on campus.
Health Care
    Andru Volinsky: We need to create statewide health care infrastructure.
    Andy Martin: ObamaCare blew up in Democrats' faces.
    Bernie Sanders: Other countries cover everyone; why can't we?
    Bernie Sanders: Health care for 29 million more uninsured.
    Bill O`Brien: ACA like Fugitive Slave Act: destructive of liberty.
    Bill Weld: More consumer choice instead of single-payer.
    Bob Smith: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    Carol Shea-Porter: Negotiate prices for prescription drugs with manufacturers.
    Chris Sununu: Voted against funding Planned Parenthood state contracts.
    Chris Sununu: Push for a true accounting of our Medicaid program.
    Chris Sununu: State must invest in mental healthcare system.
    Chris Sununu: Medicaid compromise has worked for 50,000 citizens.
    Chris Sununu: Import Canadian prescription drugs.
    Chris Sununu: Our 10-Year Mental-Health Plan continues to be fully funded.
    Chris Sununu: We stopped the federal vaccine mandates, for personal choice.
    Colin Van Ostern: Medicaid Expansion brought coverage to 44,000 N.H. citizens.
    Colin Van Ostern: Worked to expand Medicaid.
    Corky Messner: Reduce regulations, provide waivers for Medicare, Medicaid.
    Corky Messner: COVID: Supports wearing a mask, against mandatory mask order.
    Corky Messner: We need tort reform, allow market forces to work.
    Dan Feltes: Protect people with pre-existing conditions.
    Dan Feltes: Import Canadian prescription drugs.
    Dan Feltes: Medicaid expansion & protect pre-existing conditions.
    Don Bolduc: Go from disease management to health management.
    Don Bolduc: ObamaCare is going to collapse under its own weight.
    Don Bolduc: Replace ACA with free market principle.
    Don Bolduc: COVID: Against mask mandate; they collect bacteria.
    Don Bolduc: Keep some of ObamaCare but get the government out of it.
    Don Bolduc: We need to put an emphasis on dental care & oral health.
    Don Bolduc: COVID: Claims Bill Gates wans microchips in vaccine.
    Hillary Clinton: Go from 90% coverage under ObamaCare to 100% coverage.
    Jeanne Shaheen: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
    Jeanne Shaheen: No apologies for helping people get affordable insurance.
    Jeanne Shaheen: AdWatch: Falsely promised all people could keep insurance.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Ebola: No fear-mongering; maybe a travel ban.
    Karen Testerman: ObamaCare is unaffordable and unworkable.
    Karen Testerman: Vaccine mandate unconstitutional; violates Geneva Convention.
    Maggie Hassan: Broaden enforcement of law against surprise medical bills.
    Molly Kelly: Backed Medicaid expansion; opposes efforts to limit access.
    Ray Metcalfe: Supports universal health care.
    Rick Santorum: Give Medicare same options and opt-out as Congress.
    Rick Santorum: Promote Health Savings Accounts as market-based solution.
    Scott Brown: Supported RomneyCare in 2006; it's different than ObamaCare.
    Scott Brown: ObamaCare's mandate means higher costs and fewer jobs.
    Scott Brown: Ebola: travel ban to West Africa.
    Tom Sherman: Helped expand health coverage to more than 50,000 people.
Homeland Security
    Alan Keyes: Missile defense umbrella including Taiwan.
    Bernie Sanders: Strengthen the V.A.; don't privatize the V.A.
    Bernie Sanders: It does us no good to NOT talk to adversaries.
    Bernie Sanders: Promise to never privatize V.A.
    Bob Smith: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    Chris Sununu: Transgendered people in military ok.
    Chris Sununu: Create Veterans Campus for veterans, active military.
    Corky Messner: Invest in a strong national defense, latest technology.
    Corky Messner: Build up defense but spend money wisely.
    Dan Feltes: Ensure veterans get access to basic benefits and housing.
    Don Bolduc: Green Alert: find post-traumatic stressed veterans.
    Hillary Clinton: Fight the idea of privatizing the V.A.
    Hillary Clinton: Promise to never privatize V.A.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Tireless advocate for keeping our commitment to veterans.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Fight to stop sexual assault in the military.
    Jeanne Shaheen: No more base closures; protect Pease & KC-46A tanker.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Support military spending, but don't undercut diplomacy.
    Jim Rubens: NSA infringes Constitution and causes citizen distrust.
    Jim Rubens: The surveillance state is not OK: limit the NSA.
    Joe Biden: Extend the New START Treaty for five years with Russia.
    Karen Testerman: Rebuild our forces for adversaries like Chinese & Russians.
    Molly Kelly: Take care of the veterans and meet their needs.
    Rick Santorum: Privacy is in 4th amendment, but Patriot Act is ok.
    Rick Santorum: Confront virulent threat of radical Islam.
    Ron Paul: Getting bin Laden OK; Iranian nukes not OK.
    Scott Brown: Strip US citizenship from terrorists who fight overseas.
    Bernie Sanders: Supports path to citizenship for illegals.
    Bill Weld: Guest worker program rather than path to citizenship.
    Bob Smith: Securing our borders is matter of economic stability.
    Carol Shea-Porter: Allow administrative amnesty to some illegal aliens.
    Chris Sununu: The US should halt admitting Syrian refugees.
    Chris Sununu: Don't block all immigration; do block 10,000 Syrian refugees.
    Chris Sununu: Supports DREAMers; reform immigration laws.
    Chuck Morse: Secure & defend border against crime, drugs, terror threats.
    Colin Van Ostern: Make sure new immigrants learn English & civics.
    Corky Messner: For border wall to stop flow of illegal immigrants & drugs.
    Dan Feltes: Protect DREAMers, opposed funding border wall.
    Don Bolduc: Effectively secure our borders, including a wall.
    Don Bolduc: Citizenship off the table for those entering illegally.
    Jeanne Shaheen: We need to fix our broken immigration system.
    Jim Rubens: No amnesty; no birthright citizenship; no sanctuary cities.
    Karen Testerman: Illegal immigrants are stealing from our country.
    Karen Testerman: Illegal immigrants over burden our public schools.
    Mark Connolly: Immigration is key to the state's economic growth.
    Molly Kelly: Strongly opposes Trump's immigration and border law changes.
    Scott Brown: It's wrong that illegals can just walk across the border.
    Scott Brown: The border is secure when people don't come across it.
    Steve Marchand: Aggressively pursue pro-immigration policies.
    Andy Martin: Minimum wage but NOT intended as living wage.
    Bill Weld: In-state training for displaced workers, including on-line.
    Chris Sununu: A supporter of right to work, supported proposed bills.
    Chris Sununu: Vetoed minimum wage bill.
    Corky Messner: There should be no federal minimum wage; leave to states.
    Dan Feltes: Raise minimum wage to $15 over time.
    Dan Feltes: Voted to kill right to work bill in NH Senate.
    Don Bolduc: I will never support raising the minimum wage.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Extend unemployment benefits & childcare tax credit.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Supported Raise the Wage Act to improve economy.
    Jilletta Jarvis: Reduce occupational license requirements.
    Jim Rubens: Enforce that all employers use E-Verify system.
    Maggie Hassan: Restore and improve the state's minimum wage.
    Mitt Romney: Tie government union wages to private sector wages.
    Molly Kelly: Recognize and value the contributions of older workers.
    Molly Kelly: Raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
    Rick Perry: Repeal national right-to-work law; let states decide.
    Rick Santorum: Unions are good community members but we need right-to-work.
    Scott Brown: My job is to let businesses create jobs.
Principles & Values
    Andy Martin: King of the Birthers: Obama is hiding something.
    Andy Martin: Government restraint when acting on religious institutions.
    Bernie Sanders: It is not unrealistic to fight for middle class.
    Bernie Sanders: I walk the walk of progressivism, with no Super PAC.
    Bernie Sanders: I am longest serving Independent but caucus with Dems.
    Bernie Sanders: Too late for establishment politics: we need a revolution.
    Bill O`Brien: Endorsed by Ted Cruz.
    Bill O`Brien: I want to make sure we preserve the genius of our founders.
    Bill Weld: Government leaders should inspire and unite, not divide.
    Bob Smith: Too many in Washington have no vision to restore the nation.
    Bob Smith: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Chris Sununu: Served three terms on the Executive Council.
    Chris Sununu: Granite State is ranked as the Freest State in the Nation.
    Chris Sununu: Put Suicide Prevention phone number on every student ID card.
    Chuck Morse: Family, hard work and community have defined me as a person.
    Corky Messner: Against vandalism, but take down Confederate statues.
    Corky Messner: Millennials aren't supporters of government socialism.
    Don Bolduc: Leadership mantra: People, Family, Mission.
    Don Bolduc: Lost to GOP establishment; building grassroots organization.
    Don Bolduc: Not for Black Lives Matter, but Everyone's Lives.
    Don Bolduc: Forts named for Confederates a "symbol of hope".
    Gary Bauer: Better off than 4 years ago financially, but not culturally.
    Gloria Bromell Tinubu: Leadership by serving others & personal responsibility.
    Hillary Clinton: I am a progressive who gets things done.
    Hillary Clinton: A woman president does not exemplify the establishment.
    Hillary Clinton: Speaking fees & donations do not equal political corruption.
    Hillary Clinton: Before it was emails, it was Benghazi; it's all a ploy.
    Jeanne Shaheen: On 99% vote with Obama: Find ways to appeal to independents.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Women's experiences different not better or worse than men's.
    Jon Huntsman: We need a unifying leader, not vilifying different groups.
    Karen Testerman: Slogan: Together We Can Make New Hampshire Great Again.
    Karen Testerman: We've got to put God back in our country again.
    Karen Testerman: BSA changing sexual orientation policy leads to atheism.
    Karen Testerman: Signed letter declaring state government illegitimate.
    Mitt Romney: Obama's policies have made the recession deeper.
    Mitt Romney: Business entrepreneurialism is leadership experience.
    Orrin Hatch: Legislative record of bipartisan accomplishment.
    Rick Perry: Obama's a socialist; Founding Fathers didn't want socialists.
    Rick Santorum: We need command leadership; not business experience.
    Rick Santorum: I'm a conservative but not a libertarian; some government OK.
    Rick Santorum: I appeal to blue-collar voters, not Wall Street.
    Steve Marchand: Socially very progressive and fiscally very responsible.
    Don Bolduc: 2021: Trump won; 2022: Biden is legitimate president.
Social Security
    Chris Sununu: Flexible retirement savings, and ensure Soc. Sec. solvency.
    Colin Van Ostern: Focus on good jobs so people can save for retirement.
    Gary Bauer: Relieve tax burden via smaller retirement benefits.
    Gary Bauer: Preserve social security by reform without privatization.
    George W. Bush: Keep promise to retirees but consider raising retirement age.
    Rick Santorum: Means testing: reduce benefits for wealthy seniors.
    Steve Forbes: Raising retirement age betrays promise to American retirees.
Tax Reform
    Bernie Sanders: End loophole that allows zero taxes via Cayman Islands.
    Bill Weld: Cut capital gains tax; look at flat tax on income.
    Chris Sununu: Pledge to veto state sales tax and income tax.
    Chris Sununu: No sales tax; no income tax; not on my watch.
    Chris Sununu: Managed to mitigate worst of pandemic without raising taxes.
    Chris Sununu: If your town isn't lowering taxes, go out and make it happen.
    Chris Sununu: Tax cuts work, so let's do it again!
    Chuck Morse: I'll take New Hampshire record of lower taxes to Washington.
    Corky Messner: Reduce taxes on small business; accelerated depreciation.
    Dan Feltes: Property tax relief for working families.
    Dan Feltes: Provide tax relief for working families, not corporations.
    Jon Huntsman: Rip out $1.1T in loopholes from the corrupt tax code.
    Karen Testerman: Supports flat tax & abolishing the IRS.
    Maggie Hassan: Wealthy should pay their fair share.
    Mark Connolly: N.H. needs more revenue, but not via a broad-based tax.
    Ray Metcalfe: Tax cuts for the rich threw surplus into the toilet.
    Rick Santorum: Simplify tax code: just 5 deductions; everything else goes.
    Steve Marchand: No sales tax; no income tax; reduce property tax.
    Tom Sherman: Never voted for any income tax or sales tax; would veto.
    Andy Martin: Massively invest in cybersecurity & critical infrastructure.
    Chris Sununu: Opposed commuter rail from Boston to central New Hampshire.
    Chris Sununu: Double infrastructure grants to towns for roads and bridges.
    Colin Van Ostern: Bring passenger rail from Boston to central N.H.
    Colin Van Ostern: Build commuter rail line between Manchester and Boston.
    Hillary Clinton: Retroactive classification can make any email problematic.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Focus on brainpower, not horsepower, via more education.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Secured funds for Berlin prison & Portsmouth Memorial Bridge.
    Jilletta Jarvis: Private commuter rail ok, but not state-funded.
    Joe Biden: Appoint National Security Advisor for Cyber Technology.
    Molly Kelly: Supports raising gas tax to fund infrastructure repairs.
    Newt Gingrich: We can't compete with China with an inferior infrastructure.
    Steve Forbes: Drop Microsoft case; new tech makes it obsolete.
War & Peace
    Andy Martin: Keep America talking, not shooting.
    Bernie Sanders: Iraq war led to ISIS creation, as I predicted would happen.
    Bill Weld: Don't use military for regime change.
    Don Bolduc: New Hampshire needs a full-service VA hospital.
    Gloria Bromell Tinubu: Problem in the VA is leadership; need bottom up solution.
    Hillary Clinton: Don't normalize relations with Iran; we need leverage.
    Hillary Clinton: 4,000 U.S. trainers & special forces in Iraq & Syria.
    Jeanne Shaheen: Address ISIS without fearmongering.
    Joe Biden: Burmese military should relinquish power they have seized.
    Joe Biden: Support UN-imposed ceasefire in Yemen.
    Jon Huntsman: Draw down to 10,000 troops in Afghanistan by 2013.
    Jon Huntsman: We listened to generals in Vietnam; don't repeat our mistake.
    Mitt Romney: Leave Afghanistan when generals on the ground say so.
    Newt Gingrich: We have mismanaged region-wide crisis in Middle East.
    Rick Perry: I would send troops back into Iraq, to exclude Iran.
    Rick Santorum: Stay in Afghanistan until security of our country is secure.
    Rick Santorum: Iranian people admire us; Iranian leaders are evil.
Welfare & Poverty
    Bill Weld: Have private sector take over social services.
    Dan Feltes: Address discrimination in housing as a civil right.
    Karen Testerman: Not always government's responsibility to care for the poor.
    Rick Santorum: I authored the only bill to remove an entitlement.
    Rick Santorum: Block grant Medicaid, housing, & food stamps to states.
    Rick Santorum: Poverty is not a disability; believe in ability to work.
    Ron Paul: Entitlements are not rights; only big guys get entitlements.

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