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Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Crippled America ,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
American Dreams,
by Marco Rubio (2015)
Taking a Stand,
by Rand Paul (2015)
by Scott Walker (2013)
A Time for Truth,
by Ted Cruz (2015)
One Nation,
by Ben Carson (2014)
Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Living History ,
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
Between Hope and History ,
by Bill Clinton (1996)
In Harmís Way ,
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)

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2018 Colorado Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage

    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from 2018 CO Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Cary Kennedy (8) Colorado Democratic candidate for Governor
  • George Brauchler (24) Colorado Republican candidate for Governor
  • John Hickenlooper (2) Colorado Democratic Governor
  • Mike Johnston (8) Colorado Democratic candidate for Governor
  • Noel Ginsburg (1)
  • Victor Mitchell (23) Colorado Republican candidate for Governor
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Colorado 2018 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • ColoradoPolitics.com, "Blizzard of criticism over climate order," by Ernest Luning, July 12, 2017
  • Denver Post, "Brauchler announces bid for Colorado governor," by John Frank, June 22, 2017
  • ColoradoPolitics.com, "Mitchell trying to raise his profile from lowest name ID", by Joey Bunch, 6/13/17
  • Daily Kos, "Raise Colorado's Renewable Energy Standard," by Cary Kennedy, June 2, 2017
  • Westword.com, "Introducing Doug Robinson, Mitt Romney Nephew," by Michael Roberts, 5/15/17
  • Colorado Independent, "Colorado Democrats on oil and gas appeal", by Corey Hutchins, May 15, 2017
  • Denver Post, "Doug Robinson, nephew of Mitt Romney, running for governor," by John Frank, April 25 2017
  • Westword.com, "Cary Kennedy and Why She's Running," by Michael Roberts, April 24, 2017
  • ColoradoPolitics.com, "Hickenlooper Has Little Faith in Brauchler," by Peter Marcus, Apr. 19, 2017
  • The Pueblo Chieftain, "Brauchler says leadership sets him apart," by Peter Roper, April 11, 2017
  • Westword.com, "Brauchler on Why He's Running for Governor," by Michael Roberts, Westword, April 7, 2017
  • Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, "Field in governor race starting to take shape", by Charles Ashby, April 6, 2017
  • Colorado Springs Gazette, "Robinson wants to give back," by Joey Bunch, April 25, 2017
  • Colorado Statesman, "Higher ed spending to support STEM disciplines," by Ernest Luning, April 20, 2017
  • Denver Post, "George Brauchler announces bid for governor," by John Frank, April 5, 2017
  • Colorado Gazette, "Mitchell is officially in the race for governor", by Joey Bunch, 2/14/17
  • The Denver Post, "Mitchell announces 2018 bid for Colorado governor", by John Frank, February 13, 2017
  • Westword.com, "Meet Mike Johnston, fast rising political star," 1/25/2017
  • The Denver Post, "Johnston announces 2018 bid for governor", Jan. 17, 2017
  • Huffington Post, "Cary Kennedyís Shameful Final Days," by Jessica Peck, May 25, 2011

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    George Brauchler: Requested pay cut & budget cut as County Commissioner.
    Victor Mitchell: To save jobs, we must halt any kind of tax increase.
    Victor Mitchell: In an over regulated Colorado, regulations need to be cut.
    Victor Mitchell: Cutting regulations will promote small businesses.
    Cary Kennedy: Balanced budget after citizens vote on taxes.
Civil Rights
    Victor Mitchell: Voted against Trump due to misogyny concerns.
    Mike Johnston: Participated in Women's March in Denver.
    George Brauchler: Protect business from excessive regulation.
    George Brauchler: Defend local law enforcement and provide resources.
    George Brauchler: Create specialized units to fight crime.
    George Brauchler: Supports death penalty; would lift stays of execution.
    John Hickenlooper: Issued stay of execution for convicted killer.
    George Brauchler: Death penalty is legitimate rule of law.
    Mike Johnston: Reduce sentencing disparities; ban police chokeholds.
    George Brauchler: Must increase mental health & drug treatment programs.
    Victor Mitchell: Marijuana revenues are being "ripped off" in the status quo.
    Victor Mitchell: THC is dangerous, but voters ok'ed the pot amendment.
    George Brauchler: Opposed legalization but will defend CO laws.
    George Brauchler: Opposed marijuana legalization; but keep the feds out.
    George Brauchler: Local control instead of one-size-fits-all education models.
    George Brauchler: Colorado should lead in STEM education.
    Victor Mitchell: College need to become more affordable in Colorado.
    Cary Kennedy: Make college more affordable, including tech & vocational.
    Victor Mitchell: Teachers unions are enemies of Colorado.
    Victor Mitchell: Supports vouchers and school choice.
    Victor Mitchell: Don't boost No education spending via tax increases.
    Victor Mitchell: Lower the cost of college.
    Mike Johnston: Keep up with innovation: 2 years of free college or training.
    Mike Johnston: National Guard service in exchange for state college tuition.
    Mike Johnston: Weaken tenure protections; strengthen teacher evaluations.
Energy & Oil
    George Brauchler: Colorado joining Paris Accords is meaningless symbolism.
    John Hickenlooper: Reduce greenhouse gas by 26% by 2025 and 35% by 2030.
    Victor Mitchell: Repeal misguided Paris Accords order on Day One.
    Cary Kennedy: Oil & gas are important, but protect public health.
    Mike Johnston: Balance oil & gas extraction with public safety.
    Noel Ginsburg: Develop oil & gas resources while protecting environment.
    Cary Kennedy: Colorado can be national model on wind energy & cleantech.
Families & Children
    Cary Kennedy: Supports foster care via faith-based organizations.
Government Reform
    George Brauchler: A record of official transparency.
    Mike Johnston: No PAC money when running as state senator or as governor.
Gun Control
    George Brauchler: Supports guns for self-defense.
    Victor Mitchell: 100% record with NRA, but I don't believe in bazookas.
Health Care
    George Brauchler: Repeal Obamacare; local control of Medicaid.
    Victor Mitchell: Insurance is not necessary for primary care.
    Victor Mitchell: ObamaCare doesn't work for 50% of people today.
    Victor Mitchell: ObamaCare is not a solution; we need patient-centered care.
    George Brauchler: Medicaid block grants instead of ObamaCare expansion.
    George Brauchler: Increase Medicaid co-pays to change behavior.
    George Brauchler: Charge co-pays to low-income residents on Medicaid.
    Victor Mitchell: Promote patient-centered health care.
Homeland Security
    George Brauchler: Uniformed service includes tour in Iraq.
    Victor Mitchell: "Big brother government" is terribly intrusive.
    Victor Mitchell: Supports Trump's anti-sanctuary city policies.
    George Brauchler: Opposes sanctuary cities; leave immigration to Feds.
    Cary Kennedy: Keep local cops out of immigration.
    Mike Johnston: Protect immigrants living in the country illegally.
    Victor Mitchell: Teachers unions are about power not about helping teachers.
Tax Reform
    George Brauchler: Supports Taxpayer Bill of Rights.
    George Brauchler: Use existing funds rather than raising taxes.
    George Brauchler: Oppose sales tax hike to raise $3.5B for road projects.
    Victor Mitchell: Not one darn penny for additional taxes.
    Victor Mitchell: No tax increases, not even to boost education spending.
    Cary Kennedy: OpEd: proudly championed the state's mill levy freeze.
    George Brauchler: Improve roads without raising taxes.
    Victor Mitchell: Shrink state agencies to look for funds for highways.
    Cary Kennedy: Rural areas need transportation & broadband infrastructure.

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