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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

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2007 National Public Radio Presidential Debate for the Democratic candidates, at the Iowa State Historical and was co-sponsored by Iowa Public Radio, moderated by Steve Inskeep, Michele Norris, and Robert Siegel; Dec. 4, 2007

Budget & Economy
   Barack Obama: Take China “to the mat” about currency manipulation.
   Hillary Clinton: Bush defanged the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
   Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Yes, Bush shrunk CPSC; but it shrank before Bush.
   John Edwards: Trade policy caters to interests of big corporate America.
   John Edwards: Corporate interests have taken over democracy.
   Chris Dodd: Education is the heart of who we are.
Energy & Oil
   Barack Obama: Aggressively address accelerating climate change.
   Joe Biden: FactCheck: Oil did not jump $18/bbl due to Iran Resolution.
   Chris Dodd: Country-of-origin & ingredient labeling for food imports.
   Hillary Clinton: Better track kids’ products for exposures to toxic materials.
Foreign Policy
   Chris Dodd: Gold medal to Tibetan Dalai Lama sends strong message.
   Hillary Clinton: China respects us if we call them on human rights breaches.
   Hillary Clinton: Deeply involved with Bill Clinton’s foreign policy team.
   Hillary Clinton: Operate from a position of strength, but not confrontation.
   Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: Chinese did black out Hillary, but DID invite her.
   Joe Biden: Hold China accountable; it’s capitulation, not competition.
   Mike Gravel: With policy of “beggar thy neighbor,” we all become beggars.
Free Trade
   Joe Biden: Toughest choice: rationalizing competition & trade policy.
Homeland Security
   Barack Obama: Restore habeas corpus to reach Muslims abroad.
   Barack Obama: Illegals shouldn’t work; but should have path to citizenship.
   Barack Obama: Don’t deputize Americans to turn in illegal immigrants.
   Barack Obama: OK to provide government services in Spanish.
   Chris Dodd: Hold employers accountable for knowingly hiring illegals.
   Dennis Kucinich: No vigilantism & no sending illegals home willy-nilly.
   Dennis Kucinich: Encourage the American people to reach out; learn languages.
   Hillary Clinton: English unifies us; teach ESL but support other languages.
   Joe Biden: H1-B visas only for jobs Americans can’t do.
   Joe Biden: FactCheck: 67% of illegal aliens speak Spanish; not 40%.
   John Edwards: Loss of middle-class jobs drives down wages, not immigrants.
   John Edwards: No short-term solution; need comprehensive reform.
   John Edwards: H1-B visas only for jobs Americans can’t do.
   Mike Gravel: We’re making a mountain out of a mole hill on immigration.
   John Edwards: Trade policy should look out for manufacturing jobs.
Principles & Values
   Dennis Kucinich: I’ve been right all along on Iraq, Iran, & healthcare.

The above quotations are from 2007 National Public Radio Presidential Debate for the Democratic candidates, at the Iowa State Historical and was co-sponsored by Iowa Public Radio, moderated by Steve Inskeep, Michele Norris, and Robert Siegel; Dec. 4, 2007.

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