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2009 State of the Union speech
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Gov. Sarah Palin: Booklet - Debate - Profile - Wasilla - Governor
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Excerpts from Books by and about 2008 candidates
Sen. John McCain (R, AZ)
Why Courage Matters
Sen. Barack Obama(D, IL)
Dreams From My Father
Sen. Joe Biden (D, DE)
Promises to Keep
Gov. Sarah Palin (R, AK)
New Energy for Alaska
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
Mayor Rudy Giuliani
Gov. Mike Huckabee
Character Makes A Difference
Amb. Alan Keyes
Our Character, Our Future
Rep. Ron Paul
Freedom Under Siege
Gov. Mitt Romney

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

2007 Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum, moderated by NPR, and broadcast on HDNet, from Des Moines, Iowa, Dec. 1, 2007

Budget & Economy
   Bill Richardson: Balanced Budget Amendment to address $9 trillion debt.
   Chris Dodd: People of color lured into sub prime lending.
   Chris Dodd: Bankruptcy Reform Act hurt working class families.
   John Edwards: I was wrong to vote for Bankruptcy Reform Act.
   Barack Obama: Lack of enforcement sets tone for more hate crimes.
   Hillary Clinton: Address the unacceptable increase in incarceration.
   Joe Biden: Bush is impediment to hate crimes legislation.
   Chris Dodd: Reduce sentencing disparity for crack cocaine retroactively.
   Dennis Kucinich: Reduce sentencing disparity for crack cocaine retroactively.
   Hillary Clinton: Reduce sentencing disparity for crack, but not retroactively.
   John Edwards: Reduce sentencing disparity for crack cocaine retroactively.
   Bill Richardson: $60 billion plan to make American education #1 in world.
Families & Children
   Barack Obama: Restore dream of making children’s lives better than parents.
Government Reform
   Dennis Kucinich: 14th and 15th Amendment are being shredded.
Health Care
   Barack Obama: Being poor in this country is hazardous to your health.
   Hillary Clinton: Pledges to support $50B for AIDS relief in US and world.
Homeland Security
   Barack Obama: Give 18-year-old women opportunity to serve.
   Bill Richardson: 2 years of college tuition for 1 year of national service.
   Chris Dodd: Strong advocate of universal national service.
   Dennis Kucinich: National service yes; military draft no.
   Hillary Clinton: Examine registering 18-year-old women for selective service.
   Joe Biden: Universal national service, in military or Peace Corps.
   John Edwards: I think we need a president who asks Americans to sacrifice.
   Hillary Clinton: Crack down on employers who exploit undocumented workers.
   Joe Biden: Americans will do any job if you pay them properly.
   John Edwards: End immigrant raids that separate parents from children.
   John Edwards: We need a president who’s willing to say the word “union”.
Principles & Values
   Barack Obama: If you join me I promise you we can change America.
   Hillary Clinton: Running to continue work I’ve done for 35 years.
War & Peace
   Joe Biden: Iraq war is sucking up a $150B a year.
Welfare & Poverty
   Dennis Kucinich: Address poverty with full employment economy & social reform.
   Hillary Clinton: Partner with faith based community in empowerment zones.

The above quotations are from 2007 Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum, moderated by NPR, and broadcast on HDNet, from Des Moines, Iowa, Dec. 1, 2007.

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