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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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    Al Gross: Will defend right to choose & reproductive healthcare.
    Bill Walker: Pro-life but Lt. Gov. running mate was pro-choice.
    Billy Toien: Personally opposed, but respects state's privacy clause.
    Billy Toien: Don't amend Alaska constitution, could go too far.
    Cean Stevens: Completely pro-life; no government financing.
    Charlie Huggins: Supports mandatory ultrasounds.
    Charlie Huggins: Supports bill to bar abortion providers from teaching sex ed.
    Christopher Kurka: Former Executive Director of Alaska anti-abortion group.
    Christopher Kurka: Guarantee equal protection for children in the womb.
    Dan Sullivan: Exception for abortion to protect life of mother.
    Dan Sullivan: Ban abortion after 20 weeks.
    Joe Miller: No federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.
    Joe Miller: Don't talk about exceptions; talk about life.
    Joe Miller: Abortion causes a culture of death.
    Joe Miller: Planned Parenthood: end trade in murdered baby parts.
    Joe Miller: Roe v. Wade is judicial activism at its worst.
    Kelly Tshibaka: An unapologetically pro-life Alaska conservative.
    Les Gara: Safe Haven bill: allow surrendering newborns without penalty.
    Lisa Murkowski: Don't cut off all federal funds to Planned Parenthood.
    Lisa Murkowski: Don't ban all late-term abortions; exceptions needed.
    Lisa Murkowski: Joined Democrats to fund Planned Parenthood.
    Mark Begich: Mayor's Charity Ball donated $25K to Planned Parenthood.
    Mark Begich: No new regulations on women's access to medical care.
    Mary Peltola: Protect women's reproductive health in federal law.
    Mead Treadwell: Exception for abortion for rape, incest & maternal health.
    Mike Chenault: Says he's pro life defending a sidelined anti-abortion bill.
    Mike Dunleavy: Sponsors bill to bar abortion providers from teaching sex ed.
    Mike Dunleavy: Let Alaskans vote whether or not abortion is protected right.
    Mike Gravel: Agreed with NARAL on 16 pro-choice votes; absent on other 7.
    Sarah Palin: Choose life, even if her own daughter were raped.
    Sarah Palin: Adoption is best plan for permanency for foster care kids.
    Sarah Palin: Safe Haven bill: allow surrendering newborns without penalty.
    Tony Knowles: Support woman's decision in cases of rape.
    Pat Chesbro: Fight for women's medical care including abortion.
    Mike Dunleavy: Most pro-life state, make it OK again to have kids.
Budget & Economy
    Bill Walker: Strengthen budget savings plan.
    Bill Walker: Low oil prices mean millions in state budget deficit.
    Bill Walker: Natural resource royalties to be paid out in dividends.
    Bill Walker: With oil prices low, we have made cuts & must cut more.
    Billy Toien: State budget mismanaged, leading to needless budget gap.
    Cean Stevens: Vote against any future spending above sustainable levels.
    Charlie Huggins: Reduce budget and eliminate wasteful spending.
    Joe Miller: Murkowski owned TARP recipients' stock while voting for TARP.
    Joe Miller: Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Cut hundreds of millions from state spending over 5 years.
    Lisa Murkowski: Regrets voting for TARP; would vote against it now.
    Mary Peltola: Alaska needs critical infrastructure everywhere you look.
    Mead Treadwell: Opposes federal overreach; supports more economic freedom.
    Mead Treadwell: $800 billion stimulus spends on backs of future generations.
    Mike Chenault: Believes in both budget cuts and selective revenue sources.
    Mike Dunleavy: Out of control spending has to stop; but taxing won't work.
    Mike Dunleavy: Our government spending far exceeds our revenue.
    Mike Dunleavy: We can't spend what we don't have.
    Mike Dunleavy: Create a statewide lottery.
    Mike Dunleavy: We must have land reform to increase food production.
    Sarah Palin: Aim to reduce general fund spending by $150 million.
    Sarah Palin: Reduced general fund spending by $124 million.
    Sarah Palin: Firm believer in free market capitalism.
    Sarah Palin: $7 billion savings plan for education & transportation.
    Sarah Palin: Restraint of last two years should continue in tough times.
    Sarah Palin: Vetoed $25M stimulus earmark; Alaskans don't desire "help".
    Sean Randall Parnell: Enforce budget discipline and invest for our future.
    Edgar Blatchford: Bottom line in budget cutting is fairness.
    Pat Chesbro: State should invest $25M to help local entrepreneurs.
Civil Rights
    Al Gross: Served his patients regardless of orientation or gender.
    Bill Walker: Modernize voter registration & vote online.
    Dan Sullivan: Opposes gay marriage.
    Dan Sullivan: Would allow LGBTQ discrimination for religious reasons.
    Joe Miller: No openly gay members in the military.
    Joe Miller: End affirmative action programs.
    Joe Miller: Opposes ENDA; ok to decide whether a business serves gays.
    Joe Miller: Let states decide about gay rights & minority rights.
    Joe Miller: Concerned over dissolution of traditional family.
    Joe Miller: Supreme Court voided the majority on same-sex marriage.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Recall offensive personalized license plates.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Won't engage in discrimination based on sexual orientation.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Wrote anti-gay article in law school, no longer her view.
    Lisa Murkowski: Improve conditions in Alaska Native villages.
    Mark Begich: Added sexual orientation to Anchorage non-discrimination law.
    Mary Peltola: LGBTQ+ Alaskans deserve to be protected under the law.
    Mary Peltola: As a Native woman, I understand Alaskan diversity.
    Mead Treadwell: I will defend traditional marriage.
    Mead Treadwell: Allow transgendered to correct gender on driver's license.
    Mike Chenault: Lambasted laughing at same-sex equality issue, apologizes.
    Ray Metcalfe: Apply affirmative action to state college & state employment.
    Sarah Palin: Vetoed bill denying benefits to gays, as unconstitutional.
    Sarah Palin: Value our cultural diversity.
    Sarah Palin: Prefers term "anti-rural" to "anti-Native".
    Sarah Palin: Special legislative session on same-sex health benefits.
    Sarah Palin: ADA brings expanded freedom to Americans with disabilities.
    Sarah Palin: Recognize Juneteenth to celebrate the end of slavery.
    Sarah Palin: HIV/AIDS among Alaska Natives is public health crisis.
    Sarah Palin: Recognize Martin Luther King holiday.
    Sarah Palin: Comply with same-sex partner benefits despite disagreement.
    Sarah Palin: Respected court ruling allowing same-sex state benefits.
    Tony Knowles: No special legislative session on same-sex health benefits.
    Edgar Blatchford: I support expanding opportunities for people of color.
    Bill Walker: Increase certain business licensing fees to raise money.
    Bill Walker: Invest 1% from Permanent Fund in new business startups.
    Dan Sullivan: Weaken Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
    Donald Trump: Historic tax cuts and reforms for American businesses.
    Joe Miller: Multinational corporations exert power over party duopoly.
    Mike Chenault: I know how business works and I know how government works.
    Sarah Palin: Governor must act as effective CEO on behalf of Alaskans.
    Sarah Palin: Encourage small business growth by reducing business taxes.
    Al Gross: More funding for tribal & rural public safety.
    Bill Walker: More resources to protect against child abuse.
    Bill Walker: Restore 'Prison Industries' job skills to reduce recidivism.
    Bill Walker: Need to reduce costs of prison system.
    Bill Walker: SB-91: reduce prison population by 20%.
    Cean Stevens: More public safety officers & more funding.
    Charlie Huggins: Oppose leniency for criminals; support protection for victim.
    Charlie Huggins: Voted NO on SB-91 (don't reduce prison population).
    Christopher Kurka: We need a justice system where punishment fits the crime.
    Howard Phillips: Restore US jurisprudence to its Biblical presuppositions.
    Joe Miller: Supports capital punishment.
    Joe Miller: Mandatory prison for drugs; reduced prison for non-violence.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Hold rioters responsible for insurrection, not Trump.
    Les Gara: Voted to hire more cops in rural areas without protection.
    Les Gara: SB-91: reduce prison population by 20%.
    Mark Begich: Added $5M and 13 more police to Anchorage budget.
    Mary Peltola: Gang members on probation must wear electronic monitors.
    Mary Peltola: Collect DNA samples from felons.
    Mary Peltola: Ensure law enforcement throughout all of Alaska.
    Mike Chenault: Was co-signer of mandate requesting prison reform solutions.
    Mike Dunleavy: Let's shut down crime instead of sweeping it under the rug.
    Mike Dunleavy: Attack crime with aggressive response.
    Mike Dunleavy: Repeal SB-91: crime is out of control.
    Mike Dunleavy: Declare war on criminals.
    Mike Dunleavy: The days of catch-and-release are over.
    Mike Dunleavy: Ramp up prosecution for sexual crimes and domestic violence.
    Mike Dunleavy: Ending catch-and-release policies has made Alaska safer.
    Sarah Palin: We are tough on crime and beefing up law enforcement.
    Sarah Palin: Strong public safety presence, via police, courts & prisons.
    Sarah Palin: Register sex offenders; & investigate internet sex crimes.
    Sarah Palin: Establish "FBI Day" to support fighting global crime.
    Sarah Palin: Collect DNA samples from felons.
    Sarah Palin: Gang members on probation must wear electronic monitors.
    Sarah Palin: Victims' rights are critical to "justice for all".
    Sarah Palin: Maximum sentence for first-degree murder by police.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Fill public safety officer & trooper vacancies.
    Sean Randall Parnell: More enforcement presence via Village Public Safety Officers.
    Mike Dunleavy: For the first time in Alaska history, no actually means no.
    Bill Walker: Misuse of alcohol and drugs contribute to child abuse.
    Bill Walker: Let states continue to experiment with pot.
    Christopher Kurka: The only real solution to addiction is Jesus Christ.
    Dan Sullivan: Opposed pot legalization; but willing to support voter will.
    Dan Sullivan: Co-sponsored SAFE Banking Act for cannabis businesses.
    Dan Sullivan: Co-sponsored bill directing VA to research medical marijuana.
    Joe Miller: Mandatory prison for drugs, with substance-abuse treatment.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Linked drugs with witchcraft, demonic possession.
    Les Gara: Maintain database documenting sale of alcoholic beverages.
    Les Gara: Fine parents who allow underage drinking party.
    Lisa Murkowski: Legalizing recreational marijuana is public health risk.
    Mary Peltola: Maintain database documenting sale of alcoholic beverages.
    Mary Peltola: Fine parents who allow underage drinking party.
    Matthew Corey: Decriminalize medical marijuana.
    Mike Dunleavy: Comprehensive approach including prosecution & interdiction.
    Mike Dunleavy: More enforcement but also more drug treatment.
    Sarah Palin: Highway fatalities down because of strict drunk driving laws.
    Sarah Palin: Maintain alcohol sale database; bar giving alcohol to minors.
    Mike Dunleavy: Increase penalty for fentanyl deaths from 20 to 99 years.
    Al Gross: Make college more affordable & accessible.
    Bill Walker: Our public schools must be adequately funded.
    Bill Walker: Expand voucher eligibility.
    Billy Toien: Move education from failing public system to private sector.
    Cean Stevens: Let parents decide on educational decisions for their kids.
    Cean Stevens: Let all students consider all options.
    Joe Miller: Federal funding is unconstitutional.
    Joe Miller: Oppose nationwide Common Core standards.
    Les Gara: Worked to expand, increase funding for pre-K.
    Lisa Murkowski: College Access Challenge Grants for at-risk students.
    Mark Begich: Guarantee school funding; endorsed by state NEA.
    Mary Peltola: Quality schools are vital to the future of our communities.
    Mike Chenault: Students futures depend on an education that prepares them.
    Mike Dunleavy: Manager of cutting-edge statewide teacher mentor project.
    Mike Dunleavy: Introduced bipartisan Alaska Reads Act to promote literacy.
    Mike Dunleavy: Increase funding for public homeschooling.
    Mike Dunleavy: Protect rights of parents in education of their children.
    Ray Metcalfe: More funds for teacher salary & school buildings.
    Sarah Palin: Fully fund K-12 and support early funding of education.
    Sarah Palin: School debate should focus on accountability.
    Sarah Palin: Committed to providing strong education, including morals.
    Sarah Palin: Budget funds education, but will to work is also critical.
    Sarah Palin: 294 Alaska public schools progressed under NCLB.
    Sarah Palin: Supports $20 million needs-based aid for U. Alaska.
    Sarah Palin: Forward-fund K-12 schools to allow better planning.
    Sarah Palin: Supports charter schools, home schools, & other alternatives.
    Sarah Palin: Target early education programs to at-risk groups.
    Sarah Palin: Alignment between parents, teachers, schools, & business.
    Sarah Palin: Faith-based materials ok in homeschooling.
    Sarah Palin: ABC method: back to basics, plus patriotism & ethics.
    Sarah Palin: Supports parental choice for what is best for their children.
    Sarah Palin: Don't push school boards on creationism but allow discussion.
    Sarah Palin: I believe we have a creator; and many theories of evolution.
    Sarah Palin: Court ruling against NEA: state adequately funds education.
    Sarah Palin: 3-year plan: $1B for early learning, vo-tech, accountability.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Performance Scholarship: fund tuition for good H.S. grades.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Digital Teaching Initiative: video conference remote schools.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Put school choice to the people for a Constitutional vote.
    Tony Knowles: Keep alternatives to evolution out of classrooms.
    Tony Knowles: No politics in science; no creationism in schools.
    Edgar Blatchford: Greatest teacher contribution is motivating students .
    Pat Chesbro: Fully support strengthening public education.
Energy & Oil
    Al Gross: Climate change a threat: Alaska literally losing villages.
    Al Gross: Opposes Canadian mine in Alaska operation EPA would allow.
    Al Gross: Promote clean energy for rural Alaska; rejoin Paris accord.
    Bill Walker: Develop local alternative energy sources, plus a new gasline.
    Bill Walker: Expand exportation of LNG to Asian markets.
    Bill Walker: Invest in renewables to diversify economy.
    Bill Walker: Increased oil production key part of energy policy.
    Cean Stevens: Intelligent development of oil & gas for energy security.
    Charlie Huggins: Endorses oil tax reform to increase production.
    Christopher Kurka: Exemption from regulations for renewable energy projects.
    Dan Sullivan: Climate change is both threat and benefit to Alaska.
    Dan Sullivan: Against any ban on hydrocarbon production.
    Joe Miller: Nuclear energy shouldn't be precluded or overlooked.
    Joe Miller: Develop hydroelectric projects but without federal aid.
    Joe Miller: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Stop leftists who want to shut down oil and gas production.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Speed up process for oil and gas leases in ANWR.
    Mark Begich: Short term: $2.5B for LIHEAP; 70M bbl from strategic reserve.
    Mark Begich: Long term: develop ANWR; build renewable energy plants.
    Mark Begich: Drill in the Arctic Ocean; drill in National Forests.
    Mark Begich: Green Bank to fund energy conservation and development.
    Mary Peltola: We are living with the devastating effects of climate change.
    Mead Treadwell: Supports CO2 sequestration technology and hydrogen vehicles.
    Mike Chenault: Natural gas pipeline & North Slope development are crucial.
    Mike Dunleavy: Backs Donlin goldmine/pipeline, for huge energy opportunity.
    Mike Dunleavy: Alaskan oil industry is undergoing a renaissance.
    Mike Dunleavy: Goal of 50% renewable energy by 2025.
    Mike Dunleavy: Harness renewable energy resources: wind, tidal, hydro.
    Mike Dunleavy: False premise: protect environment or economic development.
    Mike Dunleavy: We need oil and gas revenue to transition to renewables.
    Mike Dunleavy: Alaska should remain oil & gas giant for another 45 years.
    Mike Dunleavy: Exemption from regulations for renewable energy projects.
    Ray Metcalfe: Promote alternative fuels; but open parts of ANWR.
    Sarah Palin: Fully fund the Petroleum Systems Integrity Office.
    Sarah Palin: Submitted legislation to build natural AGIA gas pipeline.
    Sarah Palin: $250M for proven alternative energy, including wind & hydro.
    Sarah Palin: Gas pipelines are approved if they meet Alaska's needs.
    Sarah Palin: Resource rebate: suspend AK 8-cent fuel tax for one year.
    Sarah Palin: Gasline Inducement Act: 1,715-mile natural gas pipeline.
    Sarah Palin: Commercialize Alaska's North Slope natural gas.
    Sarah Palin: Agrees with Obama on more Alaska oil & gas production.
    Sarah Palin: Windfall oil profits tax prevents investment.
    Sarah Palin: Met with producers and employee groups for pipeline deal.
    Sarah Palin: Chaired the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
    Sarah Palin: Pursue gasline plan that is best for ALL Alaskans.
    Sarah Palin: Exxon-Mobil should pay $507 million for Exxon Valdez spill.
    Sarah Palin: Bush is right: drill ANWR & develop our own supplies.
    Sarah Palin: Energy relief plan: $100 per person monthly, for oil & gas.
    Sarah Palin: Sues federal EPA for misusing Endangered Species Act.
    Sarah Palin: Goal of 50% of Alaska electric power from renewable sources.
    Scott McAdams: Unequivocally in support of offshore drilling.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Reduce EPA red tape on Arctic Outer Continental Shelf.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Strike balance between ocean protection and oil production.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Outer Continental Shelf will create 35,000 jobs and $72B.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Build the Alaska gasline to extract natural gas.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Reform tax proposals to foster new oil production.
    Tony Knowles: Include producers & all proposals in negotiating pipeline.
    Tony Knowles: Qualified support of BP-Arco merger.
    Edgar Blatchford: Epicenter for climate change is rural areas of Alaska.
    Pat Chesbro: Harness the great potential for renewable energy.
    Bill Walker: Fisheries: science-based policy & input from stakeholders.
    Bill Walker: State should address climate change.
    Bill Walker: Open Donlin goldmine; deal with mercury & cyanide monitoring.
    Bill Walker: Opposes "Stand for Salmon"; we need development instead.
    Cean Stevens: Fight against overreach of natural resource agencies.
    Cean Stevens: Feds have violated Alaskan jurisdiction over fish and game.
    Charlie Huggins: Develop our natural resources by our state Constitution.
    Christopher Kurka: Shouldn't tolerate Federal oversight of our resources.
    Dan Sullivan: Stop EPA from pre-judging Pebble Mine.
    Joe Miller: Alaska has resource wealth; develop it & wean off of feds.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Environmental extremists prevent our true potential.
    Lisa Murkowski: Kept rank on Natural Resources Committee after dropping GOP.
    Mark Begich: No metal mining at Pebble Mine; it damages salmon fishery.
    Mark Begich: Allow gravel road through federal refuge to isolated village.
    Mark Begich: Gold mine can co-exist with Native subsistence lifestyle.
    Mark Begich: Supports the "Stand for Salmon" ballot measure.
    Mary Peltola: Responsible resource development with local control.
    Matthew Corey: Open parts of ANWR Wildlife Refuge for oil exploration.
    Mead Treadwell: Demand sane development of our Arctic lands.
    Mead Treadwell: Good science should drive all fisheries decisions.
    Mead Treadwell: Fight EPA's Pebble Mine restrictions.
    Mead Treadwell: Mines employ a lot of people; open Donlin gold mine.
    Mike Dunleavy: Monetize timber instead of letting it burn or rot.
    Mike Dunleavy: Opposes the "Stand for Salmon" ballot measure.
    Mike Dunleavy: The ability to own land is a core American value.
    Ray Metcalfe: Clean up former industrial sites; fund more open space.
    Sarah Palin: Provide stability in regulations for developers.
    Sarah Palin: Convince the rest of the nation to open ANWR.
    Sarah Palin: We must encourage timber, mining, drilling, & fishing.
    Sarah Palin: Sue US government to stop listing polar bear as endangered.
    Sarah Palin: Fish platform: "Resource First" philosophy.
    Sarah Palin: Rail provides critical link for business development.
    Sarah Palin: Wolf predator control is important for subsistence hunters.
    Sarah Palin: Feds shouldn't list beluga whales as endangered.
    Scott McAdams: Extract resource wealth respected labor & environment.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Feds misuse ESA listings to delay resource development.
    Sean Randall Parnell: AK statehood was a mandate for resource development.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Don't leave Alaska's oil buried in the ground.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Oil and gas production means jobs for Americans.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Explore & extract rare earth elements in Alaska.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Support timber industry by increasing land for logging.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Natural resources are to be used; not locked up by feds.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Alaska is not just one big national park; keep EPA out.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Invest in natural resources: fishing, mining, and timber.
Families & Children
    Bill Walker: First Lady will chair Alaska Children's Trust.
    Bill Walker: Background checks for guardians of incapacitated individual.
    Mary Peltola: Family for people in Western Alaska is our social security.
    Mike Dunleavy: Fought for parents to raise kids according to their values.
    Mike Dunleavy: Women & children face highest sexual assault rate in nation.
    Sarah Palin: Recognize the vital role of family child care homes.
    Sarah Palin: Caring for special needs kids is part of culture of life.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Choose Respect: $12M to eradicate domestic violence epidemic.
    Pat Chesbro: Reinstate and expand the 2021 Child Tax Credit.
Foreign Policy
    Dan Sullivan: Served as assistant secretary of state under Condi Rice.
    Dan Sullivan: Inaction has its own consequences: keep options on the table.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Afghanistan withdrawal may destabilize existing global order.
    Mary Peltola: We have real enemies, world is like the Cold War.
    Sarah Palin: Peace Corps strengthens US ties abroad & enriches US at home.
Free Trade
    Bill Walker: Avoid an unnecessary trade war with China.
    Joe Miller: Supports US involvement in free trade agreements.
    Sarah Palin: Allow wineries to ship by mail within state.
    Sarah Palin: Exempt Alaskan cruise ships from customs rule changes.
    Sarah Palin: Record-high exports; growth of 12.6% since last year.
    Sarah Palin: Establish viable commercial fisheries in international seas.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Develop rare earth minerals to beat China trade quota.
Government Reform
    Al Gross: End Citizens United; get dark money out of politics.
    Billy Toien: Stifling red tape discourages entrepreneurism.
    Cean Stevens: Individual rights over state's rights.
    Christopher Kurka: Elections certified only after a hand-count of every ballot.
    Christopher Kurka: Increase access to raw milk and raw milk products.
    Christopher Kurka: Need someone who will stand in the way of federal overreach.
    Dan Sullivan: TV ads financed by super-PAC, both for him & against.
    Dan Sullivan: Supported Citizens United decision.
    Joe Miller: Increase campaign limits; deregulate corporate donations.
    Joe Miller: Federal aid to Alaska is coming to an end.
    Joe Miller: Limit federal powers to those spelled out in Constitution.
    Joe Miller: Get rid of earmarks and regulations that limit development.
    Joe Miller: Pledge against earmarks: we're over-dependent on feds.
    Joe Miller: Stop federal systematic spiritual and religious apartheid.
    Joe Miller: Photo ID for voting.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Worked to expose waste and fraud in government.
    Kelly Tshibaka: We don't know outcome of 2020 election; I have questions.
    Les Gara: Favors same-day registration, skeptical of photo ID rule.
    Les Gara: Voted to limit election donations from lobbyists, wealthy.
    Lisa Murkowski: Earmarked aid for Alaska is vital; cut pork in Lower 48.
    Lisa Murkowski: Sometimes building infrastructure takes earmarks.
    Lisa Murkowski: Scrutinize states with a history of voting discrimination.
    Lisa Murkowski: Opportunity to vote, regardless of where people live.
    Lisa Murkowski: Supported Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to Supreme Court.
    Lisa Murkowski: Trump encouraged Jan. 6 rioters; he should resign.
    Mark Begich: Active trader on the stock market, despite proposed ban.
    Mark Begich: Adviser to lobbying firms, but not interested in lobbying.
    Mike Dunleavy: Strengthen agricultural sector with fewer regulations.
    Mike Dunleavy: Increase access to raw milk and raw milk products.
    Mike Dunleavy: Ranked-choice voting interjects a little bit of uncertainty.
    Ray Metcalfe: Restrict campaign donations from all sources; & vote online.
    Sarah Palin: Presented comprehensive ethics bill in early 2007.
    Sarah Palin: Attended numerous debates & did not avoid any unnecessarily.
    Sarah Palin: Comprehensive ethics reform: change politics as usual.
    Sarah Palin: Sell previous governor's jet on eBay--it's impractical.
    Sarah Palin: Overall reduction of 7% spending, plus state hiring freeze.
    Sarah Palin: Supported Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to Supreme Court.
    Scott McAdams: Fight for fair share of federal aid to Alaska.
    Scott McAdams: Banning earmarks now is a threat to Alaska.
    Edgar Blatchford: Wants to reform federal campaign finance laws.
    Lisa Murkowski: Ensure states can provide security for their elections.
    Mike Dunleavy: A moral obligation to fulfill the promise of statehood.
Gun Control
    Al Gross: Opposes assault weapons ban.
    Bill Walker: 2nd Amendment establishes an individual right.
    Billy Toien: Against confiscation of a potential victim's firearms.
    Billy Toien: Reduce gun violence with un-infringed right of self defense.
    Charlie Huggins: Strong backer of Alaskan's Second Amendment rights.
    Christopher Kurka: Blaming crime on guns is like blaming arson on matches.
    Dan Sullivan: Prohibit state and local governments from denying gun rights.
    Dan Sullivan: Opposed rule reporting impaired people for background checks.
    Joe Miller: Yes, concealed carry; no assault rifle ban.
    Joe Miller: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Kelly Tshibaka: She will fight to preserve the 2nd Amendment.
    Mary Peltola: I own guns, but we can take common sense action.
    Mead Treadwell: Law-abiding citizens have the right to keep and bear arms.
    Mead Treadwell: Address school shootings with national mental health push.
    Mike Chenault: Backs new law that allows concealed weapons across state.
    Mike Dunleavy: Sponsored bill to allow concealed guns on campuses.
    Ray Metcalfe: Supports concealed carry; focus on criminals and kids.
    Sarah Palin: Supports ending D.C.'s 32-year-old ban on handguns.
    Sarah Palin: Lifelong NRA member & champion of right to bear arms.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Strong backer of Alaskan's Second Amendment rights.
    Pat Chesbro: Curb the epidemic of gun violence in America.
    Pat Chesbro: Close loopholes for background checks, limit assault weapons.
Health Care
    Al Gross: System is broken; start with Medicare and public option.
    Al Gross: Take on big pharma on prices & opioid epidemic.
    Al Gross: Health care costs holds back economy, especially in Alaska.
    Al Gross: Increase access, lower prescription prices.
    Al Gross: Led AK ballot initiatives to expand Medicaid.
    Bill Walker: Expand Medicaid as long as federal funds continue.
    Bill Walker: Bipartisan compromise on healthcare.
    Bill Walker: 2015: expanded Medicaid himself after Legislature opted out.
    Cean Stevens: Do not expand Medicaid under ObamaCare.
    Christopher Kurka: Vaccine/health mandates are unconstitutional, unconscionable.
    Dan Sullivan: AdWatch: Washington is broken; including ObamaCare.
    Dan Sullivan: Supported repeal of ACA, individual mandate.
    Joe Miller: Embrace threat of federal shutdown to defund ObamaCare.
    Joe Miller: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    Kelly Tshibaka: COVID shot is individual choice, against mandates.
    Les Gara: COVID: I want people treated, not ration life-saving care.
    Mark Begich: AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare.
    Mark Begich: AdWatch: Begich supports ObamaCare for Alaskans.
    Mark Begich: AdWatch: Promised we could keep our plans under ObamaCare.
    Mary Peltola: Protect Medicaid expansion, support a public option.
    Mead Treadwell: I will work to repeal ObamaCare.
    Mead Treadwell: Repeal ObamaCare by winning back Senate.
    Mike Chenault: Any expansion of Medicaid must be result of careful analysis.
    Mike Dunleavy: Eliminate all health care assistance by government.
    Mike Dunleavy: Defend Alaskans' rights to make their own medical decisions.
    Sarah Palin: Health care must be market-and business-driven.
    Sarah Palin: Take personal responsibility for personal health & all areas.
    Sarah Palin: Doctors should manage health care, not bureaucracies.
    Sarah Palin: Personal responsibility & choices key to good health.
    Sarah Palin: More affordable health care via competition.
    Sarah Palin: Signed up as organ donor; Alaska leads the states.
    Sarah Palin: Greater competition, more choices, and less litigation.
    Sarah Palin: Health Care Commission recommends habits against obesity.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Federal health care legislation diminishes our freedom.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Alaska does not want government mandates in health care.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Federal healthcare overreaches into Americans' private lives.
    Pat Chesbro: Medical rights are human rights, recognize at federal level.
    Mike Dunleavy: No COVID vaccine mandate; but expand Medicaid.
Homeland Security
    Bill Walker: Friend & strong advocate for our veterans & their families.
    Bill Walker: Thank our military and law enforcement for their sacrifice.
    Cean Stevens: Protect Alaskans from surveillance by NSA spies & drones.
    Cean Stevens: Fight for veterans benefits.
    Dan Sullivan: Expect a protracted war against ISIS.
    Joe Miller: Increase only missile defense & intel spending.
    Joe Miller: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    Lisa Murkowski: Ensure military has resources needed to accomplish missions.
    Mead Treadwell: Work to bring missile defense base to Alaska.
    Ray Metcalfe: F-35 fighter: the defense project too big to kill.
    Sarah Palin: Visits Kuwait; encourages Alaska big game hunting to troops.
    Sarah Palin: Armed forces, including my son, give us security and freedom.
    Sarah Palin: Let military personnel know how much we support them.
    Sarah Palin: Obligation to support our troops, even if criticizing war.
    Sarah Palin: Proclaim "Loyalty Day" to reaffirm loyalty to America.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Revenue bonds for Veteran's Housing Loan Program.
    Al Gross: Protecting DACA recipients a priority.
    Dan Sullivan: For DACA citizenship with wall funding & immigration cuts.
    Dan Sullivan: Secure the border, but no pledge against amnesty.
    Dan Sullivan: No way should Obama give "executive amnesty" to illegals.
    Dan Sullivan: Reunite kids immigrating to the US with families, back home.
    Joe Miller: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Joe Miller: Sign pledge to oppose all efforts at amnesty.
    Joe Miller: End Barack Obama's illegal amnesty.
    Kelly Tshibaka: A strong voice in opposition to illegal immigration.
    Mark Begich: Only Congress can grant amnesty, not President.
    Mary Peltola: Prioritize Alaskan jobs for Alaskans over immigrants.
    Mead Treadwell: Secure the border, then illegals can stay if they pay fines.
    Mike Chenault: Proposes bill that could mean certain deportation by judges.
    Mike Dunleavy: Against relaxing immigration laws for refugees.
    Sarah Palin: Address jointly with Canada the border security challenges.
    Sarah Palin: Tightened restrictions on illegal alien's drivers licenses.
    Al Gross: Raise the minimum wage; defend collective bargaining.
    Al Gross: First political campaign in Alaska to unionize.
    Al Gross: Raise the minimum wage; defend collective bargaining rights.
    Bill Walker: Address state economic recovery with jobs program.
    Christopher Kurka: Make licensing boards report on military spouse applications.
    Dan Sullivan: Opposes federal minimum wages; opposed increase to $15/hour.
    Mary Peltola: Most urgent task for Congress is to pass the PRO Act.
    Matthew Corey: No affirmative action; reduce state regulations on business.
    Mead Treadwell: Exporting raw materials means exporting jobs.
    Mike Dunleavy: The only path forward to new jobs is to encourage businesses.
    Mike Dunleavy: Bring gaming to Alaska: create hundreds of high-paying jobs.
    Mike Dunleavy: Make licensing boards report on military spouse applications.
    Sarah Palin: Alaska Construction Academy: 2,520 students learn skills.
    Sarah Palin: Leverage job-training dollars thru voc-tech curriculum.
    Sarah Palin: Focus Workforce Investment Board on vocational careers.
    Edgar Blatchford: Alaska should lead country in showing workplace diversity.
    Edgar Blatchford: Union taught me a trade; helped me go to college.
    Pat Chesbro: Protect right to organize, support the PRO Act.
Principles & Values
    Al Gross: I fought grizzly bears, so I'm ready for Washington.
    Al Gross: Independent endorsed by state Democratic Party.
    Bill Walker: Don't panic when times are tough; make a plan.
    Bill Walker: Cancer survivor after routine prostrate cancer screening.
    Bill Walker: Unity ticket: running as Independent with Democrat Lt. Gov.
    Cean Stevens: I am running to make things happen.
    Christopher Kurka: Regretted not being in D.C. on January 6, 2021.
    Christopher Kurka: COVID: Wrong to open liquor stores but not church of God.
    Dan Sullivan: Involved in Alaska state politics since 1990.
    Dan Sullivan: Website and campaign refuse to spell out issue positions.
    Dan Sullivan: AdWatch: I love my state; I hate politicians.
    Dan Sullivan: Personal wealth between $1.6M and $3.8M, in family business.
    Dan Sullivan: Met Native Alaskan wife while working for Sen. Ted Stevens.
    Joe Miller: I was beyond stupid to rig poll with colleagues' computers.
    Joe Miller: Only main contender for AK Senate who isn't a millionaire.
    Joe Miller: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Joe Miller: OpEd: Murkowski should be challenged by a real conservative.
    Joe Miller: I am a limited government constitutionalist.
    Joe Miller: We created greatest Republic by looking to God for wisdom.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Trump impeachment: opponent "out of touch" for supporting.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Name pronounced like Star Wars character Chewbacca.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Constitution provides no religious test for public office.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Employees are free to express their religion or nonreligion.
    Kelly Tshibaka: I'm for America first, always.
    Lisa Murkowski: I will remain a Republican & will keep committee seniority.
    Lisa Murkowski: Aligned with Alaskans; not aligned with party positions.
    Lisa Murkowski: Not conservative enough for Tea Party, but I am for Alaska.
    Lisa Murkowski: Running against Tea Party to give Alaskans a choice.
    Mark Begich: Reputation as mayor for getting things done.
    Mark Begich: Democrats advertise Stevens' calls secretly recorded by FBI.
    Mark Begich: Created Northern Compass Group: consulting on Alaska issues.
    Mary Peltola: Adamantly Pro-Jobs, Pro-Fish, Pro-Family and Pro-Choice.
    Mead Treadwell: Involved in Alaska state politics since 1978.
    Mike Dunleavy: We are Alaska, envy of the world.
    Mike Dunleavy: Alaskans are a different breed: we don't run and hide.
    Mike Dunleavy: Our purpose is to be servants of the people.
    Ray Metcalfe: Don't use religion to justify discrimination.
    Ray Metcalfe: 1986: Formed Moderate Party to oppose religious right in GOP.
    Sarah Palin: Denies all allegations in Department of Public Safety affair.
    Sarah Palin: Top priorities for AK include ethics & balanced budget.
    Sarah Palin: Leadership is a responsibility to prepare for tomorrow.
    Sarah Palin: Fight for freedom of religion and freedom of expression.
    Sarah Palin: Decries "politics as usual" of attacking opponents.
    Sarah Palin: Endorsed by Sen. Ted Stevens.
    Sarah Palin: Declare a National Day of Prayer in Alaska.
    Sarah Palin: Recognize America's historic and founding Christian heritage.
    Sarah Palin: The Bible has profoundly influenced America.
    Scott McAdams: OpEd: consensus builder who understands needs of Southeast.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Americans are moving North to the Future.
    Ted Stevens: Uncle Ted voted "Alaskan of the century".
    Ted Stevens: Calls secretly recorded by FBI played at corruption trial.
    Tony Knowles: Religious political beliefs are part of freedom of speech.
    Tony Knowles: Raise the level of conversation in political debates.
    Lisa Murkowski: Bipartisanship: a good-faith effort to listen to one another.
    Lisa Murkowski: When the party says something wrong, I'll speak the truth.
    Mike Dunleavy: Supreme Court should decide 2020 election, but accepts Biden.
    Pat Chesbro: Make this world a more inclusive place.
Social Security
    Al Gross: Strengthen security of pension plans.
    Dan Sullivan: Against privatization, explore raising age or means testing.
    Dan Sullivan: Young people can accept change; don't expect to get benefits.
    Joe Miller: Privatize elements of Social Security.
    Ray Metcalfe: Eliminate the cap to pay for expanding program.
    Sarah Palin: Home-based assistance more cost-effective than institutions.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Make Retirement Trust Fund sustainable by adding $3B.
Tax Reform
    Al Gross: Voted for Trump tax cuts.
    Bill Walker: Proposes modest increase in income tax.
    Bill Walker: Increase on alcohol and tobacco tax.
    Cean Stevens: Business taxes and individual property taxes are too high.
    Charlie Huggins: Maintain status on taxes, no new surprises.
    Christopher Kurka: Lower taxes & fees on small businesses and individuals.
    Dan Sullivan: Cutting taxes will start to turn economy around.
    Dan Sullivan: Lowering taxes is a major win for country.
    Joe Miller: Eliminate income tax; support the FairTax.
    Kelly Tshibaka: Make Trump cuts permanent, extend business tax exemptions.
    Mary Peltola: Will fight to renew the expanded child tax credit.
    Mary Peltola: Taxes on the wealthiest Americans should be raised.
    Matthew Corey: Eliminate inheritance taxes; no state income tax.
    Mead Treadwell: Signed Taxpayer Protection Pledge.
    Mead Treadwell: Invest Permanent Fund to create dividends instead of taxes.
    Mike Dunleavy: No change in taxes without a vote of the People.
    Mike Dunleavy: Any new broad-base tax must be approved by Alaska people.
    Sarah Palin: Repeal "nuisance taxes" including the tire tax.
    Sarah Palin: $60M annually for municipal revenue sharing.
    Sarah Palin: Eliminate taxes that inhibit business.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Suspend the state motor fuel tax since we have enough money.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Meaningful tax reform; cut spending by $856M.
    Sean Randall Parnell: Eliminate progressivity & create a simpler 25% tax.
    Cean Stevens: Connect communities with road systems; system is inadequate.
    Joe Miller: Not economic to move capital from Juneau, but ok to do so.
    Joe Miller: NSA recording digital cell phone calls is turnkey tyranny.
    Lisa Murkowski: Alaska is perfect for developing cold weather technology.
    Mead Treadwell: Made millions from high-tech camera on Google Street View.
    Mike Chenault: Priority in budget for renewable energy infrastructure.
    Mike Dunleavy: Put infrastructure funds into maintenance, not just building.
    Sarah Palin: Supports $130M in research investment in U. Alaska.
    Sarah Palin: Efficient transportation system is vital to our economy.
    Sarah Palin: Alaska needs a state funded highway program.
    Scott McAdams: Move capital from Juneau? Over my dead body!
    Scott McAdams: Transcontinental Railroad was once a "Railroad to Nowhere".
    Sean Randall Parnell: $500M capital budget for 5-year infrastructure plan.
War & Peace
    Al Gross: Military is important but need to attract other businesses.
    Al Gross: Opposed withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal.
    Dan Sullivan: At State Department, I pursued global terrorist regimes.
    Dan Sullivan: Air strikes against ISIS but means US combat troops.
    Dan Sullivan: Supported withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal.
    Dan Sullivan: Voted against blocking arms sale to Saudi Arabia.
    Joe Miller: Focus on Afghan terrorism, not on nation-building.
    Joe Miller: Keep forces in Iraq like we have in South Korea.
    Lisa Murkowski: Surge of US troops worked in both Iraq & Afghanistan.
    Mark Begich: I was too gung-ho supportive of Afghanistan war.
    Mark Begich: Air strikes against ISIS but no US forces on the ground.
    Ray Metcalfe: Bush's Iraq invasion was catalyst that made ISIS possible.
    Ray Metcalfe: Remove troops from Iraq as rapidly as safe.
    Sarah Palin: Wants exit plan; also assurances to keep our troops safe.
    Sarah Palin: We have not been attacked since 2001; so support our troops.
    Sarah Palin: I support the mission of our troops in Iraq.
    Sarah Palin: Our troops in Iraq keep us safe at home.
    Tony Knowles: We need a different strategy for this war.
    Tony Knowles: Reasons given for going to war were not justified.
Welfare & Poverty
    Bill Walker: Unacceptable that so many Alaskans wake up in a cold house.
    Joe Miller: Eliminate federal welfare; implement federal hiring freeze.
    Mary Peltola: We need to build a resilient food system.
    Mike Dunleavy: Alaska has gone from hand-up to a handout welfare state.
    Sarah Palin: EITC moves thousands of welfare recipients into workforce.
    Sarah Palin: Recognize Salvation Army and encourage charity to them.

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