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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)

Book Reviews

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Columns and news articles on the Huffington Post blog

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    Articles from Huffington Post e-magazine:
  • 2024_MI_Senate: Huffington Post, "Elissa Slotkin Blasts GOP Anti-Abortion Colleagues: 'Shame On You!'," by Ron Dicker, Sep 29, 2022, (Link)
  • (On 2022_MO_Senate): "Marine Veteran Launches Missouri Senate Bid After Roy Blunt Retirement," by Kevin Robillard, 03/09/2021
  • (On 2020 IA-Senate): "Democrats Pin Hopes on Social Security in Iowa Senate Race, by Daniel Marans, May 12, 2020
  • (On 2019 GA-Senate): "Democrat Raphael Warnock Leads Crowded Georgia Senate Race With Big Fundraising Haul," by Amanda Terke, 4/16/2020
  • On Trump Administration: "What Pandemic? Trump Administration Presses Forward With Long-Term Benefit Cuts," by Arthur Delaney, 03/24/2020
  • "Toys 'R' Us Bankruptcy Looms Over Deval Patrick's Campaign," by Daniel Marans, Dec 03, 2019
  • "O'Rourke Supported the Death Penalty 2 Years Ago," by Daniel Marans, 3/20/2019
  • "Warren To Unveil Sweeping Plan For Universal Child Care," by Jonathan Cohn, 02/18/2019
  • (On Colin Powell): Huffington Post's Mary Papenfuss on 2018 impeaching Trump, 10/8/2018
  • (On Josh Hawley): Huffington Post on 2018 Missouri Senate race, 9/2/2018
  • (On Donald Trump): Huffington Post on 2018 Trump Administration, 8/11/2018
  • (On Cynthia Nixon): Huffington Post on 2018 New York gubernatorial race, 5/9/2018
  • (On Don Blankenship): Huffington Post on 2018 West Virgnia Senate race, 5/2/2018
  • (On Karin Housley): Huffington Post on 2017-8 Minnesota special election, 4/27/2018
  • (On Oprah Winfrey): Huffington Post speculation on 2020 Presidential hopefuls, 12/6/2017
  • (On Mike Chenault): Huffington Post on 2018 Alaska Gubernatorial race, 12/6/2017
  • (On Cathy Glasson): Huffington Post on 2018 Iowa Governor race, 8/5/2017
  • (On Michael Enzi): Huffington Post on 2018 Wyoming Gubernatorial race, 4/25/2017
  • (On Tom Wolf & Scott Wagner): Huffington Post on Pennsylvania voting records, SB3/HB77, 2/8/2017
  • (On Darrell Castle): Huffington Post on 2016 Presidential hopefuls, 5/25/2016
  • (On Jim Gray): Huffington Post on 2016 Kentucky Senate race, 5/24/2016
  • (On Howard Schultz & Tom Vilsack): 2016 Veepstakes: Huffington Post, "Reducing Food Waste", 5/9/2016
  • (On Gary Johnson): Huffington Post, "Meet The Third Party", by Eliot Nelson, 3/10/2016
  • (On Bob McDermott): Huffington Post on 2018 Hawaii Governor race, 2/9/2016
  • (On Elizabeth Warren): Huffington Post on 2016 Veepstakes: "Justice rigged", 2/3/2016
  • Huffington Post, "Martin Luther King and Immigrants' Rights," by Obery M. Hendricks, Jan 17, 2016, (Link)
  • (On George Pataki & Hillary Clinton): Huffington Post FactCheck on GOP 2015 CNBC debate, 10/28/2015
  • (On Lisa Murkowski): Huffington Post coverage of 2016 Alaska Senate race, 9/10/2015
  • (On John Kasich): Huffington Post on 2018 Ohio Gubernatorial race, 8/12/2015
  • (On Bill Bryant & Jay Inslee): Huffington Post on 2016 Washington gubernatorial race, 6/24/2015
  • (On Baron Hill): Huffington Post on 2016 Indiana Senate race, 6/19/2015
  • (On Jeb Bush & Scott Walker): Huffington Post 2015 coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 6/10/2015
  • (On Richard Burr): Huffington Post coverage of 2016 North Carolina Senate race, 5/29/2015
  • (On Russell Feingold): Huffington Post coverage of 2016 Wisconsin Senate race, 5/28/2015
  • (On Marco Rubio): Huffington Post 2015 coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 5/9/2015
  • (On Roy Cooper): Huffington Post on 2016 North Carolina gubernatorial race, 4/2/2015
  • (On Ayn Rand): Huffington Post, "Nothing Libertarian," by James Peron, 3/17/2015
  • (On Sarah Palin): Huffington Post on 2015 Conservative Political Action Conf., 2/26/2015
  • (On Rick Snyder): Ashley Alman, Huffington Post, "Recognize 300 Gay Marriages", Michigan State of the State address 2/4/2015
  • (On Barack Obama, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio & Rand Paul): Huffington Post coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 2/4/2015
  • (On Rick Perry): Huffington Post on 2015 Iowa Freedom Summit, 1/26/2015
  • (On Howard Schultz): Huffington Post, "Starbucks and Race", 12/17/2014
  • (On Jeb Bush): Erik Schelzig, Huffington Post, "Bush Slams Obama On Ebola", 10/28/2014
  • (On Bobby Jindal): Huffington Post 2014 coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 9/16/2014
  • (On Joe Biden): Huffington Post 2014 coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 9/1/2014
  • (On Tom Foley): Huffington Post on 2014 Connecticut gubernatorial race, 8/7/2014
  • (On Jimmy Carter): The Huffington Post, "Jason Carter on Marriage Equality", 8/6/2014
  • (On Liz Cheney): Huffington Post on 2014 Wyoming Senate race, 7/14/2014
  • (On Alison Grimes): Huffington Post on 2014 Kentucky Senate race, 7/1/2014
  • (On Joni Ernst): Huffington Post on 2014 Iowa Senate race, 5/29/2014
  • (On Marco Rubio): Huffington Post 2014 coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 5/9/2014 - 5/14/2014
  • (On Mike McFadden & Terri Lynn Land): Huffington Post on 2014 Michigan Senate race, 4/8/2014-4/10/2014
  • (On Newt Gingrich): Huffington Post 2014 coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 4/6/2014
  • (On Karen Handel & David Perdue): Huffington Post on 2014 Georgia Senate race, 3/10/2014
  • (On Chris McDaniel): Huffington Post on 2014 Mississippi Senate race, 1/14/2014
  • (On Tom Tancredo): Huffington Post on 2014 Colorado gubernatorial race, 12/27/2013
  • (On Mark Pryor & Paul Broun): Huffington Post AdWatch on 2014 Georgia Senate race, 12/11/2013
  • (On John Hickenlooper & Tom Tancredo): Huffington Post on 2014 Colorado Governor race, 12/6/2013
  • (On Mitch McConnell & Shelley Moore Capito): Huffington Post AdWatch on 2014 West Virginia Senate race, 12/5/2013
  • (On Rand Paul): Huffington Post 2013 coverage of 2016 presidential hopefuls, 11/6/2013
  • (On Terri Lynn Land): Huffington Post coverage of 2014 Michigan Senate debates, 9/10/2013-9/25/2013
  • (On Rick Scott): Huffington Post on 2014 Florida Governor race, 8/30/2013
  • (On Alison Grimes): Huffington Post coverage of 2014 Kentucky Senate debates, 8/3/2013
  • (On Cory Booker): Huffington Post on 2014 New Jersey Senate race, 8/1/2013
  • (On Antonio Villaraigosa): Huffington Post on 2014 California Governor race, 6/23/2013
  • (On Amanda Curtis): Huffington Post on 2014 Montana Senate race, 4/9/2013
  • (On Justin Amash): Huffington Post, "Amash backs DOMA repeal on Twitter", 3/29/2013
  • (On Antonio Villaraigosa): Huffington Post on 2014 California governor's race, 1/17/2013
  • (On Andrea Zopp): Huffington Post column by Zopp for 2016 Illinois Senate race, 10/12/2012
  • (On Cory Booker): Huffington Post, "Cory Booker & Drug War", 7/16/2012
  • (On Charlie Huggins): Huffington Post on 2018 Alaska gubernatorial race, 5/21/2012
  • (On Heidi Heitkamp): Huffington Post's 2012 N.D. Senate ad review, 4/25/2012
  • (On Richard Lugar): Huffington Post on 2012 Indiana Senate debate, 4/12/2012
  • (On Richard Mourdock): Huffington Post on 2012 Indiana Senate debate, 4/12/2012
  • (On Steve Grossman): Huffington Post on 2014 Massachusetts Governor's race, 4/4/2012
  • (On Shelley Berkley): Huffington Post coverage of 2012 Nevada Senate debate, 3/15/2012
  • (On Mike Espy): Huffington Post on 2018 MS Senate Special Election, 1/8/2012
  • (On Newt Gingrich): Huffington Post, "Global Warming", 12/1/2011
  • "Joe Walsh: Veterans In Occupy Movement 'Don't Understand This Country'," by Jen Sabella, 11/20/2011
  • (On Rob Sobhani): Column in the Huffington Post, 11/18/2011
  • (On Arianna Huffington): Huffington Post, "Rick Perry's Extreme", 9/26/2011
  • (On Jon Huntsman): Huffington Post, "Individual Mandate", 5/29/2011-6/17/2011
  • (On Cary Kennedy): Huffington Post on 2018 Colorado gubernatorial race, 5/25/2011
  • (On Tim Kaine): Huffington Post report on "Political Capital with Al Hunt", 1/21/2011
  • (On Joe Biden): Huffington Post, 'High-Tech Terrorist', 12/19/2010
  • (On Carly Fiorina): Huffington Post coverage of 2010 CA Senate Debate, 9/2/2010
  • (On Brad Ellsworth, Jack Conway ^ Robin Carnahan): Huffington Post, "Wants Bush Tax Cuts Extended For Wealthy", 8/19/2010
  • (On Mike Pence): Huffington Post, "Retirement Age": 2016 Veepstakes, 8/8/2010
  • (On Arianna Huffington): Huffington Post, "Guns vs. Butter", 4/22/2010
  • (On James Webb): Huffington Post on 2016 presidential hopefuls, 4/27/2009
  • (On Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Mike Gravel & others): Huffington Post Mash-Up: 2007 Democratic on-line debate, 9/13/2007
  • (On Alberto Gonzales): Huffington Post, “Alberto Gonzales...Grandparents”, 5/17/2006
  • (On Arianna Huffington): Huffington Post, "Moving the Moral Values", 6/13/2005

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Alison Grimes: Pro-choice down the line.
    Bobby Jindal: Human life amendment: define "person" from conception.
    Charlie Huggins: Supports mandatory ultrasounds.
    Marco Rubio: Consensus that life begins at conception; so no abortion.
    Roy Cooper: No politicians in medical room telling doctor what to say.
    Scott Wagner: Ban abortions after 20 weeks.
    Tom Wolf: Tradition of freedom of conscience includes abortion rights.
Budget & Economy
    Darrell Castle: Don't bailout financial giants; just let them fail.
    Deval Patrick: Believes in private sector's ability to create opportunity.
    Raphael Warnock: A stimulus package must help working people, not just rich.
Civil Rights
    Alison Grimes: Both supportive and apprehensive about marriage equality.
    Amanda Curtis: Repeal state ban on sodomy; make gay sex legal.
    Baron Hill: 2006: Marriage is sacred; 2015: guarantee marriage equality.
    Baron Hill: For ENDA & against DADT & in Congress; evolved on marriage.
    Bob McDermott: Amendment for marriage only by opposite-sex couples.
    Carly Fiorina: Marriage is between a man and a woman; but civil unions ok.
    Chris McDaniel: Dems want homosexual marriage legal in all 50 states.
    Condoleezza Rice: Supports civil unions but not gay marriage.
    Don Blankenship: I'm an American person; 'Chinaperson' isn't racist.
    Heidi Heitkamp: AdWatch: Featured in DSCC ad: "Elect more women to Senate".
    Howard Schultz: Better race relations starts with conversation.
    Jason Carter: Civil marriage equality, but don't tell churches what to do.
    Jerry Sanders: Proud to testify for same-sex marriage equality.
    Jerry Sanders: 2007: Switched from supporting civil unions to marriage.
    Jim Gray: Openly gay mayor of Lexington: not all are anti-gay.
    Jimmy Carter: Supports civil marriage equality.
    Joni Ernst: Federal ban ok, but leave same-sex marriage to states.
    Justin Amash: Repeal DOMA: Government shouldn't be involved in marriage.
    Michael Enzi: We need civility for gays; not more laws.
    Mike Chenault: Lambasted laughing at same-sex equality issue, apologizes.
    Republican Party: Remove Rep. from committees for "white supremacist" comments.
    Rick Snyder: Recognize 300 gay marriages conducted in 2014.
    Rick Snyder: Add LGBT anti-discrimination to civil rights law.
    Steve Grossman: Embrace marriage equality in the Democratic Party platform.
    Terri Lynn Land: Women want job flexibility more than equal pay.
    Donald Trump: Wealthy move assets around globally based on tax incentives.
    Joe Walsh: Occupy Wall Street is a well-orchestrated Socialist movement.
    Lucas Kunce: We need to break the oppressive corporate monopoly structure.
    Mike Gravel: Leadership fails because US is run by corporate America.
    Rob Sobhani: Occupy Wall Street pushes for capitalism with a conscience.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Reduced violent crime by 50%; increased size of LAPD.
    Beto O`Rourke: Expand death penalty if police officers are attacked.
    Elizabeth Warren: Unfair: Kid in trouble for petty theft; CEO steals billions.
    Mike Espy: Resigned for accepting gifts; but acquitted criminally.
    Chris Dodd: Allow medical marijuana; and allow decriminalization too.
    Chris Dodd: Decriminalize marijuana but dont legalize it.
    Cory Booker: The war on drugs has failed; support medical marijuana.
    Darrell Castle: Advocate of decriminalizing possession.
    James Webb: Recommend drug policy to deal with growth of incarceration.
    Marco Rubio: Enforce federal law even in states with legal pot.
    Marco Rubio: No responsible way to recreationally use marijuana.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Mayoral control of 22 poorly performing schools.
    Barack Obama: We need a sense of urgency about improving education system.
    Bill Richardson: Start earlier with preschool for every child under 4.
    Bobby Jindal: Teach kids the best science; but no comment on evolution.
    Bobby Jindal: Local control instead of Common Core.
    Chris Dodd: Advocate for free community-college education.
    Dennis Kucinich: End No Child Left Behind; end testing as be-all & end-all.
    Hillary Clinton: We have not yet reached consensus on education reform.
    Hillary Clinton: AR Ed Reform taught that there is a place for testing.
    Joe Biden: $3000 tax credit for college for anyone earning under $150K.
    John Edwards: Make community colleges & public universities free.
    John Edwards: Think of education as a birth-to-death experience in America.
    Ken Buck: Federal research, but no federal requirements or funding.
    Mike Gravel: Extend school day and extend school year.
    Mike Gravel: Our school stats fail because we're stuck in triumphalism.
    Mike Gravel: GovWatch: Yes, Americans are getting fatter, but not dumber.
    Oprah Winfrey: Changing the way people think starts with education.
Energy & Oil
    Bobby Jindal: The left loves energy to be expensive and scarce.
    Cory Booker: Create green economy with lower carbon output.
    Darrell Castle: Buying Saudi oil forces US to deals with oppressive monarchs.
    Darrell Castle: Develop our own petroleum first; then green technology.
    Jay Inslee: Supports oil refinery (plus biofuel) along Columbia River.
    John Edwards: Give up SUVs & other sacrifices, to deal with climate crisis.
    Liz Cheney: What should be done about climate change? Nothing!
    Marco Rubio: Climate is always changing; it's not from human activity.
    Mitch McConnell: AdWatch: Fights EPA regulation on coal production.
    Newt Gingrich: 1989: prevent global warming; 2012: unclear if warming real.
    Richard Lugar: Make all cars "flex-fuel" vehicles.
    Richard Mourdock: Oppose ethanol subsidy as a matter of conservative principle.
    Russell Feingold: 2003 "4P": use Clean Air Act to reduce coal plant pollutants.
    Shelley Moore Capito: AdWatch: Fights back against Obama's war on coal.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Added 669 acres of open space & 1,549 miles of bikeways.
    Bill Bryant: OpEd: Claims conservationism, but enabled Arctic drilling.
    Rand Paul: Hurricane Sandy relief ads were conflict of interest.
    Rick Scott: Lay off DEP staff; environmental compliance & no enforcement.
    Russell Feingold: Clean Water Restoration Act to protect streams and wetlands.
    Tom Vilsack: Cut food waste in half by 2030.
Families & Children
    Ayn Rand: Conservative thinking is a "God, family, tradition swamp.
    Cathy Glasson: #1 job of governor is to raise family's standard of living.
    Elizabeth Warren: Federal funds to cap childcare at 7% of income.
    Karin Housley: If women are empowered and independent they don't need laws.
    Ned Lamont: Paid time off to new parents and caregivers.
Foreign Policy
    Elizabeth Warren: Military action that kill civilians may create radicalism.
Free Trade
    Arianna Huffington: CAFTA gives sweetheart provisions to drug companies.
    Darrell Castle: Trans Pacific Partnership is not about free trade.
    Darrell Castle: Repeal NAFTA.
    Theresa Greenfield: Number one issue for farmers is regaining foreign markets.
Government Reform
    Alan Khazei: Refuses PAC money and lobbyist campaign donations.
    Andrea Zopp: Voter ID laws are intended to limit the Black vote.
    Barack Obama: Ok to take $5 donations from drug company employees.
    Cynthia Nixon: The 'Cynthia Effect': Cuomo now for restoring voting rights.
    Gary Johnson: Senate should consider Obama's Supreme Court nominee.
    John Kasich: A handful of billionaires should not decide who is president.
    Lisa Murkowski: Scrutinize states with a history of voting discrimination.
    Lisa Murkowski: Opportunity to vote, regardless of where people live.
    Mike Gravel: Americans are getting fatter & dumber; must get empowered!
    Newt Gingrich: Allow unlimited campaign contributions to anybody.
    Shelley Berkley: Free Nevada: No out-of-state donations for Senate race.
    Terri Lynn Land: Super PACs are committed to Michigan.
    Tom Tancredo: 2001: pledged 3-term limit; 2002: served 4th & 5th term.
Gun Control
    Andrew Yang: Would push for "personalized" guns, subsidize upgrading.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns.
    Antonio Villaraigosa: Ban sales of assault weapons and Saturday night specials.
    John Hickenlooper: Universal background checks & ban on high capacity magazines.
    Tim Kaine: Limit high-capacity clips to no more than ten bullets.
    Tom Foley: Newtown law added inconveniences on law-abiding citizens.
    Tom Tancredo: Running in opposition to new gun control laws.
Health Care
    Alison Grimes: Delay mandated coverage, but keep ObamaCare.
    Antonin Scalia: OpEd: sympathetic to labeling ObamaCare unconstitutional.
    Barack Obama: Government healthcare like members of Congress have.
    Barack Obama: All kids should get vaccinated, but not by law.
    Bill Richardson: Universal health care, no matter who you are.
    Bobby Jindal: Ebola isn't the last epidemic; it's just a harbinger.
    Chris Dodd: Universal health mart: shop for best plan to suit your needs.
    Chris Dodd: Require at age 55 a physical exam to qualify for Medicare.
    Chris Dodd: Make people pay high price for voluntary choice of smoking.
    David Perdue: Responsible thing to do: fix ObamaCare; don't repeal it.
    Dennis Kucinich: Let the US be like every other industrialized democracy.
    Hillary Clinton: A plan is necessary; but consensus is more necessary.
    Hillary Clinton: Include insurance industry in discussions, but rein them in.
    Jeb Bush: Clear & concise response stops unneeded fears about Ebola.
    Jeb Bush: Handle Ebola like I handled anthrax in 2001.
    Jeb Bush: You should vaccinate your children; over and out.
    Joe Biden: Start paying for universal coverage with $100B in redundancy.
    Joe Biden: Rethink healthcare by focusing on prevention.
    John Edwards: $90B-$120B per year for healthcare, by ending Bush tax cut.
    John Edwards: If not universal coverage, which people wouldn't be covered?
    John Edwards: Let people choose between private plan and single-payer.
    John Edwards: Take on insurance & drug companies, who have blocked reform.
    John Roberts: OpEd: sympathetic to labeling ObamaCare unconstitutional.
    Jon Huntsman: Supported individual mandate in 2007; opposes it now.
    Jon Huntsman: Supports market-based, consumer empowering legislation.
    Josh Hawley: Get rid of ObamaCare, but cover pre-existing conditions.
    Karen Handel: ObamaCare overreaches, but feds should address healthcare.
    Karen Handel: ObamaCare canceled my wife's policy & doubled premiums.
    Marco Rubio: All kids should get vaccinated, with medical exceptions.
    Mike Gravel: Universal coverage with guaranteed equal care.
    Mike Gravel: Reforms fail because pharma companies control Congress.
    Mike Gravel: Everybody should have the same health care.
    Rand Paul: Encourage vaccines, with religious exceptions.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Waiting to decide on ObamaCare will provide better decision.
    Samuel Alito: OpEd: sympathetic to labeling ObamaCare unconstitutional.
    Sarah Palin: Vouchers for veterans' health care outside the VA system.
Homeland Security
    Arianna Huffington: Guns vs. butter: make it part of the national debate.
    Arianna Huffington: Reduce military spending or America will decline.
    Chris McDaniel: Why are Muslims never portrayed as villains by Hollywood?
    Darrell Castle: Withdraw from NATO; it's unaffordable & no longer useful.
    Dennis Kucinich: Strength through peace.
    Jeb Bush: Deal with bullies like Putin with strength, not nuance.
    Mike Gravel: I ended the draft; I stopped nuclear testing.
    Richard Burr: OpEd: Quashed release of report about CIA torture.
    Sarah Palin: Dozens of veterans per day commit suicide; VA should help.
    Alberto Gonzales: Grandparents came from Mexico, illegally, for American dream.
    Bill Richardson: We pay for immigrant healthcare; have them pay into system.
    Bill Richardson: Increase H-1B visas to permit more skilled workers.
    Colin Powell: Opposes policy of separating migrant mothers and children.
    Darrell Castle: Libertarians favor open borders; Constitutionalists don't.
    Donald Trump: Melania's parents & Trump's grandparents did chain migration.
    Elizabeth Warren: Bring people out of shadow economy & help social security.
    Jon Huntsman: Vetoed repeal of college tuition for illegal immigrants.
    Martin Luther King: Anyone living in US can't be an outsider within its bounds.
    Joe Biden: Labor unions have built the middle class and built America.
    Mike McFadden: Gender-based pay equality & minimum wage? "Wrong questions".
    Rick Perry: The official unemployment rate is massaged and doctored.
Principles & Values
    Barack Obama: Reach out to faith community;faith has role in public square.
    Bill Richardson: Would not leave NM governorship to be vice president.
    Bobby Jindal: OpEd: Appeals to both Ivy League-coasts and Bible Belt.
    Colin Powell: First Amendment means the press can criticize the president.
    Cynthia Nixon: Vote for the homo, not for the Cuomo.
    Gary Johnson: Competes in 3,000-mile mountain bike race.
    Heidi Heitkamp: AdWatch: criticized as "Heidi-ho" for "Barack-o" socialism.
    Hillary Clinton: FactCheck: No evidence Hillary's email server was hacked.
    Jeb Bush: GOP must stop being the party of 'anti' everything.
    Jeb Bush: We need to be the party of inclusion and acceptance.
    Mark Pryor: AdWatch: I believe in God and I believe in His word.
    Paul Broun: Separation of church and state is a mistaken idea.
    Steve King: When did "white nationalist" become offensive language?
    Tom Tancredo: Obama is greater threat to our way of life than any enemy.
Social Security
    Arianna Huffington: Calling Social Security a Ponzi scheme is radical & extreme.
    Cory Booker: Opposes raising retirement age; expand entitlements.
    Donald Trump: Going "full-steam ahead" on limiting disability benefits.
    Gary Johnson: Create personal investment accounts.
    Greg Gianforte: Noah in the Bible was still working at age 600.
    Joe Sestak: Social Security is the cornerstone of retirement security.
    Mike Pence: Down-the-road raising of the Social Security retirement age.
    Theresa Greenfield: Social Security personal, helped when husband died on job.
Tax Reform
    Brad Ellsworth: Extend Bush tax cuts for all recipients.
    Cary Kennedy: OpEd: proudly championed the state's mill levy freeze.
    Donald Trump: Previously supported wealth tax; now supports Bush tax cuts.
    Jack Conway: Extend Bush tax cuts for 5 to 10 more years.
    Robin Carnahan: Extend Bush tax cuts for all recipients, including wealthy.
    Theresa Greenfield: Wealthy & corporations need to pay their fair share.
    Barack Obama: JFK inspired with space program; now same with energy R&D.
    Darrell Castle: UN globalization observes every human being electronically.
    George Pataki: FactCheck: No evidence Hillary's email server was hacked.
    Joe Biden: WikiLeaks founder is a high-tech terrorist.
    Tom Foley: No comment on reducing mass transit funding.
War & Peace
    Barack Obama: Surge has not succeeded because it ignores political issues.
    Bill Richardson: The surge is not working; Petraeus just being team player.
    Bill Richardson: Iraqi situation is about to implode; withdraw all troops.
    Chris Dodd: Surge has not made us safer, more secure, or less vulnerable.
    Chris Dodd: Terminate funding for Iraq; compare Vietnam & persuade GOP.
    Dennis Kucinich: US army has civilian leadership; its not Patraeus decision.
    Dennis Kucinich: Congress has the Constitutional power to end the war.
    Dennis Kucinich: Assassination is extrajudicial killing; not even Osama.
    Hillary Clinton: Patraeus report requires willing suspension of disbelief.
    Joe Biden: Patraeus report is wrong strategy; draw down troops now.
    John Edwards: Focus on political progress in Iraq.
    John Edwards: Congress has a mandate to defund war to force Bush out.
    Mike Gravel: Patraeus report is tragic charade; we all knew what he'd say.
    Mike Gravel: Pull American troops out; it can be done in 120 days.
    Mike Gravel: Young men & women will die because of this nation's mistake.
    Mitt Romney: Troops to Syria if Assad spreads chemical weapons.
    Richard Burr: We have effective oversight of CIA and drone strikes.
    Terri Lynn Land: No military action in Syrian civil war.
Welfare & Poverty
    Donald Trump: Suspends some SNAP limits; may still curtail eligibility.
    Howard Schultz: FoodShare: Distribute unsold Starbucks items to food banks.
    Jeb Bush: If you're born poor, the odds are stacked against you.
    Joe Biden: Americans don't want handouts, just to be given a chance.
    Newt Gingrich: Fight crisis of secularism with church-based charity.

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