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Books by and about 2012 presidential nominees
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
The Path to Prosperity
by Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
A Life of Trial and Redemption
about V.P. Joe Biden (2010)
No Apology
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2010)
Young Guns
by Rep. Paul Ryan et al (2010)
The Path to Prosperity
by Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)
Promises to Keep
by Vice Pres. Joe Biden (2007)
The Audacity of Hope
by Pres. Barack Obama (2006)
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

Book Reviews

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2010 New Hampshire Senate Debates

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    from 2010 N.H. Senate Debates (number of quotes indicated):
  • Judd Gregg (2)
  • Kelly Ayotte (16)
  • Paul Hodes (11)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    N.H. Senate Debates:
  • Sept. 22: First general-election debate; broadcast on New Hampshire Public Television; co-sponsored by the Business & Industry Association and New Hampshire Union Leader
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Kelly Ayotte: Pro-life important for Supreme Court nominee, but not litmus.
Budget & Economy
    Paul Hodes: Stimulus bill was needed to stabilize economic free fall.
    Paul Hodes: $800B stimulus was an emergency investment.
Civil Rights
    Kelly Ayotte: Repeal state gay marriage law; don't repeal DOMA.
    Kelly Ayotte: No tax increases on any business, including overseas jobs.
    Kelly Ayotte: Highway spending priority over commuter rail.
    Paul Hodes: Extend Boston commuter rail to Nashua & Concord.
Foreign Policy
    Kelly Ayotte: There are still terrorists who want to kill us.
Government Reform
    Judd Gregg: Earmarks legitimately direct money to worthy projects.
    Judd Gregg: Earmarks prioritize spending that bureaucrats would miss.
    Kelly Ayotte: Praised Sen. Gregg for earmarks; but pledges against them.
    Paul Hodes: $122M in earmarks while in House; pledges none in Senate.
    Paul Hodes: No pay-to-play: earmarks without campaign contributions ok.
    Kelly Ayotte: Ban earmarks; Hodes voted for 9,000 of them.
    Kelly Ayotte: Make Congressional pay "performance-based".
    Paul Hodes: Cut Congressional pay by 10% during recession.
    Kelly Ayotte: I support English as the language of our country.
    Kelly Ayotte: Supports Arizona law against illegal immigration.
    Kelly Ayotte: Government won't create jobs; it's our small businesses.
    Kelly Ayotte: No minimum wage increase; no card-check; no mandatory leave.
    Paul Hodes: Raise minimum wage & index to cost-of-living.
Social Security
    Kelly Ayotte: Open to raising the retirement age for younger workers.
Tax Reform
    Kelly Ayotte: Wrong philosophy to raise taxes during difficult economy.
    Kelly Ayotte: Keep zero federal estate tax; don't return to 50%.
    Paul Hodes: Fiscally irresponsible to allow tax breaks for the top 2%.
    Paul Hodes: Irresponsible to give $700B in tax cuts to wealthiest 2%.
    Paul Hodes: Estate tax of 35% after first $5 million.
War & Peace
    Kelly Ayotte: Israel has right to defend itself, even with Gaza flotilla.

The above quotations are from 2010 New Hampshire Senate Debates.
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