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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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2012 Maine Senate Debate

    Maine Senate debates:
  • KJ Online coverage 3/31/2012
  • Portland Press Herald coverage of Senate debates, June 6, 2012
  • WCSH-6 Portland coverage of bipartisan candidate forum in South Portland, hosted by the Insurance Agents Association of Maine, June 6, 2012
  • Morning Sentinel coverage of 45-minute debate on WGME-13, June 6, 2012
  • Kennebec Journal coverage of debate at the University of Southern Maine, June 9, 2012
  • WGME-13 coverage, July 22, 2012
  • Portland Press Herald coverage, Aug. 15-23, 2012
  • Maine Today / Sentinel coverage, Aug. 23, 2012
  • Maine Public Broadcasting Network "Your Vote 2012", downloaded Sept. 1, 2012
  • King/Summers/Dill debate at University of Southern Maine on Sept. 12-13, 2012, covered by Portland Press-Herald
  • King/Summers/Dill debate at Franco-American Center in Lewiston on Sept. 17, 2012, covered by Kennebec Journal

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Charlie Summers: Must consider incest or rape.
    Angus King: Favors abortion rights; opposes defunding Planned Parenthood.
Budget & Economy
    Matt Dunlap: Shore up availability of credit to stimulate job creation.
    Matt Dunlap: Shore up availability of credit to stimulate job creation.
Civil Rights
    Charlie Summers: Marriage is between a man and a woman.
    Angus King: Supports gay marriage.
Energy & Oil
    Charlie Summers: Off-shore exploration for oil, plus nuclear and coal.
    Cynthia Dill: Encourage conservation and renewable energy.
    Matt Dunlap: Invest in weatherization programs and maintain LIHEAP.
Free Trade
    Charlie Summers: I support free trade, but protect shoe factories.
    Cynthia Dill: Keep tariffs against foreign products that compete unfairly.
Government Reform
    Charlie Summers: OpEd: Pushes for voter registration, with his name on ballot.
Gun Control
    Angus King: Supports gun rights.
Health Care
    Cynthia Dill: Medicaid and Medicare programs need to be strengthened.
    Matt Dunlap: ObamaCare individual mandate is constitutional.
Homeland Security
    Cynthia Dill: Cut military spending such as weapons systems.
    Cynthia Dill: Opposes unlimited detention of terror suspects.
    Angus King: Keep 900 shoe factory jobs in Maine.
Social Security
    Charlie Summers: Remove disability coverage from Social Security.
    Cynthia Dill: Stop raiding Social Security Trust Fund.
    Matt Dunlap: Remove cap on earnings to sustain system.
    Scott D`Amboise: Option to invest in private retirement program.
Tax Reform
    Cynthia Dill: Require the wealthy to pay their fair share.
War & Peace
    Charlie Summers: Iraq & Afghanistan have taken a turn for the positive.
    Cynthia Dill: Afghanistan is not as irresponsible as was Iraq.
    Matt Dunlap: Iraq war was poorly thought out and enormously expensive.
    Scott D`Amboise: Time to bring our troops home from Afghanistan.
    Matt Dunlap: We cannot stand by while Syria slaughters its citizens.

The above quotations are from 2012 Maine Senate Debate.

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