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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)

Book Reviews

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Media coverage of Pennsylvania political races in The Philadelphia Inquirer

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    from The Philadelphia Inquirer (number of quotes indicated):
  • Arlen Specter (1) Former Democratic incumbent (elected as Republican) Pennsylvania
  • Barack Obama (1) Democratic President (elected 2008)
  • Betsy Summers (3) 2004 former Libertarian Challenger Pennsylvania
  • Bob Casey (5) Democratic Sr Senator; previously state treasurer Pennsylvania
  • Jim Clymer (1)
  • Joe Sestak (5) Democratic Senate Challenger Pennsylvania
  • John Fetterman (1) Democratic Senate Challenger Pennsylvania
  • Joseph Hoeffel (3) 2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative Pennsylvania
  • Kathleen Sebelius (1) Kansas Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002); Cabinet Sec'y (HHS)
  • Katie McGinty (4) Democratic Senate candidate Pennsylvania
  • Pat Toomey (4) Republican Jr Senator Pennsylvania
  • Rick Santorum (2) Republican Presidential candidate
  • Steve Lonegan (1) Republican Senate Challenger New Jersey
  • Tom Smith (6) Republican Challenger Pennsylvania
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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Barack Obama: Insurers must provide contraception, but not employers.
    Kathleen Sebelius: Make contraceptives available to everyone.
    Tom Smith: No abortion under all circumstances, including rape & incest.
    Bob Casey: Roe v. Wade Should Be Overturned.
    Bob Casey: Right to Privacy means contraception, not unborn.
Budget & Economy
    Tom Smith: Stagnant economy due to over-regulation & complex taxes.
    Joe Sestak: Auto & bank bailouts were to clean up Bush's mess.
    Pat Toomey: We can't borrow and spend our way to prosperity.
    Joe Sestak: Deregulation of banks led to the economic meltdown.
    Pat Toomey: Real threat to economy is billions on bailouts.
Civil Rights
    Arlen Specter: Oppose gay marriage but support civil union.
    Betsy Summers: Support gay marriage.
    Jim Clymer: Oppose gay marriage and also oppose civil union.
    Joseph Hoeffel: Oppose gay marriage but support civil union.
    Tom Smith: Compliance with regulations is strangling business.
    Bob Casey: Intelligent Design in religion class, not science class.
    Joseph Hoeffel: Voted to increase funding for No Child Left Behind 4 times.
Energy & Oil
    Katie McGinty: No fracking COMPANY donations; but some from fracking execs.
    Tom Smith: Fossil fuels are key to reasonable energy prices.
    Tom Smith: Former coal company executive; ease up on coal mining.
Health Care
    Joseph Hoeffel: Voted against a sweet deal for pharmaceutical companies.
Homeland Security
    Rick Santorum: We need to spend money to study the EMP threat.
    Bob Casey: Donít censure Bush for domestic spying.
    Katie McGinty: Communicate with federal officials instead of sanctuary city.
    Pat Toomey: Withhold community funding from sanctuary cities like Philly.
    Steve Lonegan: No on amnesty; tighter border security.
    Joe Sestak: Increase minimum wage to $10.80 now & $15 later.
    John Fetterman: Backs $15-an-hour minimum wage.
    Katie McGinty: Backs $15-an-hour minimum wage.
Principles & Values
    Joe Sestak: TV ad: Toomey's record is same as Sen. Rick Santorum's.
    Pat Toomey: TV ad: Sestak served well in Navy; but not on Congress.
    Betsy Summers: Specter and Hoeffel are both big-government candidates.
Social Security
    Joe Sestak: Never raise, never, the age for our seniors to retire.
    Katie McGinty: Cuts to Social Security are wrong for working families.
Tax Reform
    Tom Smith: Supports flat tax; remove loopholes but keep exemptions.
    Rick Santorum: Scale of potential destruction from EMP demands action.
War & Peace
    Bob Casey: Disagrees with timeline & pulling troops out.
    Betsy Summers: Get soldiers out of Iraq as quickly as possible.

The above quotations are from Media coverage of Pennsylvania political races in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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