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2008 presidential primary

2009 State of the Union speech
Presidential Debates: Third Obama-McCain Debate - Second Obama-McCain Debate - V.P. debate, Biden vs. Palin - First Obama-McCain Debate
Vice Presidential background materials:

Gov. Sarah Palin: Booklet - Debate - Profile - Wasilla - Governor
Sen. Joe Biden: Bio - Profile - Debates
Convention coverage:
Dems - GOP - McCain - Palin - Obama - Biden - Nader - Barr
McCain-Obama joint appearances:
Aug.16 -Jul.12 -Jun.28 -
Fox -CNN -
MtP -Ads
2008 Democratic primary debates
Apr.16 -Apr.13 -Feb.26 -Feb.21 -Feb.11 -Jan.31 -Jan.28 -Jan.21 -Jan.15 -Jan.5
2008 Republican primary debates
Feb.7 -Jan.30 -Jan.28 -Jan.24 -Jan.10 -Jan.6 -Jan.5
2008 Green primary debates
Feb.3 -Jan.13
2007 Republican primary debates
Dec.22 -Dec.12 -Dec.9 -Nov.28 -Oct.21 -Oct.9 -Sep.27 -Sep.17 -Sep.5 -Aug.5 -Jun.5 -May 15 -May 3
2007 Democratic primary debates
Dec.22 -Dec.13 -Dec.4 -Dec.1 -Nov.15 -Oct.30 -Sep.26 -Sep.20 -Sep.13 -Sep.9 -Aug.19 -Aug.9 -Aug.7 -Jul.23 -Jun.28 -Jun.3 -Apr.26 -Apr.10

Excerpts from Books by and about 2008 candidates
Sen. John McCain (R)
Why Courage Matters
Sen. Barack Obama (D)
Dreams From My Father
Sen. Joe Biden (D, VP)
Promises to Keep
Rep. Bob Barr (L)
The Meaning of IS
Rep. Cynthia McKinney (G)
Green Party Debate
Ralph Nader (I)
The Good Fight
Alan Keyes (NAIP)
Our Character, Our Future

Sen. Hillary Clinton
It Takes A Village
Sen. John Edwards
Ending Poverty in America
Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Sen. Mike Gravel
Citizen Power
Gov. Mike Huckabee
Character Makes A Difference
Amb. Alan Keyes
Our Character, Our Future
Rep. Dennis Kucinich
The Courage to Survive
Rep. Ron Paul
Freedom Under Siege
Gov. Bill Richardson
Leading By Example
Gov. Mitt Romney
Sen. Fred Thompson
Government at the Brink

(click a book cover for excerpts and a review or other books by or about the presidency from Amazon.com)

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2008 Presidential Primaries
2007 Green Primary and bipartisan events
Green Party Questionnaire Responses from Nader and McKinney Jan.-Feb., 2008
State of the Union speech With responses from several presidential candidates Jan. 28, 2008
Green Party debate in San Francisco Moderated by Cindy Sheehan Jan. 13, 2008

A Political Odyssey
by Mike Gravel

Citizen Power
A People's Platform
by Mike Gravel

A Mandate for Change,

by Mike Gravel

The Seventeen Traditions,
by Ralph Nader

Bloomberg by Bloomberg
by Michael Bloomberg

Our Character, Our Future
by Alan Keyes

The Good Fight
by Ralph Nader

The Nader Reader,
collected essays by Ralph Nader

Crash!ng the Party
by Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader
Cutting Corporate Welfare

Ralph Nader
The Concord Principles

Nader: Crusader, Spoiler, Icon
2007 Republican Primary
CPAC Convention Speeches from 4 Republican contenders at the Conservative Political Action Conference (including Romney's withdrawal) Feb. 7, 2008
Republican debate at Reagan Library in Simi Valley On the eve of the Super Tuesday primaries Jan. 30, 2008
Republican debate in Florida On the eve of the Florida primaries Jan. 24, 2008
Fox News Republican debate On the eve of the Michigan and South Carolina primaries Jan. 10, 2008
Fox News Republican debate On the eve of the New Hampshire primary Jan. 6, 2008
Facebook.com Republican debate On the eve of the New Hampshire primary Jan. 5, 2008

Hard Call
by John McCain

John McCain: An American Odyssey
by Robert Timberg

John McCain
Faith of My Fathers

Why Courage Matters
by John McCain

Character Makes a Difference
Where I'm From, Where I've Been, and What I Believe
by Mike Huckabee

Living Beyond Your Lifetime
How to be Intentional About the Legacy You Leave
by Mike Huckabee

From Hope to Higher Ground
by Gov. Mike Huckabee

Quit Digging Your Grave With A Knife And Fork
by Mike Huckabee

Gold, Peace, and Prosperity
The Birth of a New Currency
by Ron Paul

Freedom Under Siege: The US Constitution After 200-Plus Years
by Ron Paul

A Foreign Policy of Freedom
by Ron Paul

The Revolution: A Manifesto,
by Ron Paul

Giuliani: Flawed or Flawless?
The Oral Biography
by Deborah Hart Strober & Gerald S. Strober

by Rudy Giuliani

Giuliani: America's Mayor, America's President?
by Robert Polner

The Trust Committed To Me
by Gov. Mark Sanford

Crisis, Leadership, and the Olympic Games
by Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney: The Man, His Values and His Vision
by Lisa Ray Turner and Kimberly Field

A Mormon in the White House?
10 Things Every American Should Know about Mitt Romney
by Hugh Hewitt

Mortal Danger
by Tom Tancredo

From Power to Purpose
by Sam Brownback

Building a Healthy Culture
introduced by Sen. Sam Brownback

The Fred Factor
: How Fred Thompson May Change The Face Of The '08 Campaign
by Steve Gill

Government at the Brink: The Root Causes of Government Waste and Mismanagement
by Fred Thompson
2007 Democratic Primary
Debate on the eve of the Texas Primary Obama vs. Clinton in Austin Texas Feb. 21, 2008
Joint interviews on the eve of the Potomac Primaries Side-by-side interviews of Clinton and Obama, by Politico.com Feb. 11, 2008
Democratic debate on the eve of the Super Tuesday primaries First head-to-head debate between Clinton and Obama Jan. 31, 2008
Congressional Black Caucus Institute's Democratic debate On the eve of the South Carolina primary Jan. 21, 2008
Las Vegas Democratic debate On the eve of the Nevada primary Jan. 15, 2008
Facebook.com Democratic debate On the eve of the New Hampshire primary Jan. 5, 2008

Obama: From Promise to Power
by David Mendell

Barack Obama: This Improbable Quest
by John K. Wilson

Hopes and Dreams:
The Story of Barack Obama
by Steve Dougherty

The Contenders
by Laura Flanders, et al.

Obama: A Bound Man
by Shelby Steele

Should Barack Obama Be President?

by Fred Zimmerman, Nimble Books

Living History
by Sen. Hillary Clinton (D, NY)

It Takes A Village,
by Hillary Clinton

The Unique Voice of Hillary Clinton
, by Hillary Clinton

Madame Hillary:
The Dark Road to the White House
by R. Emmett Tyrell

The Final Days:
The Last, Desperate Abuses of Power by the Clinton White House
by Barbara Olson

Hillary Rodham Clinton
What Every American Should Know

by the American Conservative Union

Vast Right Wing Conspiracy's Dossier on Hillary Clinton
, by Amanda Carpenter

The Extreme Makeover of Hillary (Rodham) Clinton
by Bay Buchanan

Vast Right Wing Conspiracy's Dossier on Hillary Clinton
, by Amanda Carpenter

Partners in Power: The Clintons and Their America
by Roger Morris

Her Way
The Hopes and Ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton
by Jeff Gerth & Don Van Natta Jr.

A Woman in Charge
The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton
by Carl Bernstein

For Love of Politics
Bill and Hillary Clinton: The White House Years

by Sally Bedell Smith

God and Hillary Clinton
A Spiritual Life

by Paul Kengor

Four Trials
by Sen. John Edwards

Ending Poverty in America
How to Restore the American Dream
edited by John Edwards, Marion Crain, and Arne Kalleberg

Leading by Example
How We Can Inspire an Energy and Security Revolution
by Bill Richardson

A Prayer for America
by Rep. Dennis Kucinich

The Courage to Survive
by Dennis Kucinich

Between Worlds

by Gov. Bill Richardson (D, NM)
Presidential nominees in debates from past elections
2004 Illinois Senate race Obama vs. Alan Keyes Oct. 21, 2004
2004 Arizona Senate race McCain vs. Stuart Starky Oct. 16, 2004
2004 Illinois Senate race Obama vs. Alan Keyes Oct. 12, 2004, and Oct. 26, 2004
Joint interview with Bradley & McCain On Campaign Finance Reform Dec 16, 1999
Republican primary Debate at Dartmouth University McCain vs. Alan Keyes and three others Oct. 29, 1999

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