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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
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)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
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)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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State of Nevada Politicians: Archives

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    Adam Laxalt: Look into repealing NV abortion rights law.
    Dean Heller: Ban all abortions after 20 weeks.
    Jacky Rosen: Co-sponsored bill to require contraceptives in insurance.
    Steve Sisolak: Fund Planned Parenthood; leave decision to women.
    Jared Fisher: Pro-life because pregnancy involves two persons.
    Adam Laxalt: Support crisis pregnancy center to help mothers choose life.
    Danny Tarkanian: Life starts at conception.
    Dan Schwartz: Don't stop abortions but don't pay for them either.
    Jacky Rosen: Women's health care decisions are personal.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Endorsed by EMILY's List.
    Mark Amodei: Abortions should always be legally available.
    Kenny Guinn: Prohibit partial-birth abortion; support Parental consent.
    Steve Sisolak: Keep abortion legal in first trimester.
Budget & Economy
    Dean Heller: Control wasteful spending and shrink the size of government.
    Danny Tarkanian: Cut entitlements to reduce trillions of debt.
    Dan Schwartz: Tax abatements are not needed to entice new business.
    Jacky Rosen: Cut wasteful spending; get rid of burdensome regulations.
    Ruben Kihuen: Wall Street blames homeowners for the foreclosure crisis.
    Joe Heck: Eliminate our debt, spurring economic growth.
    Bob Beers: Common sense: borrow in tough times, but then pay it back.
    Brian Sandoval: We passed a balanced budget post-Great Recession.
    Kenny Guinn: Change government to deal with explosive growth.
Civil Rights
    Adam Laxalt: Religious right of no business with gay couples.
    Steve Sisolak: Strong gay rights supporter.
    Jared Fisher: Treat LGBTQ like others; and some gender-neutral bathrooms.
    Adam Laxalt: 1996: opposed same-sex marriage; 2018: supports equality.
    Jacky Rosen: Endorsed by Human Rights Campaign.
    Dan Schwartz: Support women by seeking a female running mate.
    Joe Heck: Accepts Supreme Court ruling on transgendered bathrooms.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Let Nevada ban same-sex marriage; it's will of the people.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: States ban bigamy & incest, so why not same-sex marriage?
    Brian Sandoval: Nevada gave women the right to vote in 1914, ahead of USA.
    Mark Amodei: No same-sex marriage; no civil unions.
    Mark Amodei: Support affirmative action in schools & workplaces.
    Kenny Guinn: Affirmative action in state contracts and colleges.
    Kenny Guinn: Include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws.
    Kenny Guinn: Opposes recognizing same-sex marriages.
    Steve Sisolak: Don't recognize same-sex marriage.
    Steve Sisolak: Prosecute against discrimination.
    Jacky Rosen: Trump tax cut is fraudulent handout to corporations.
    Dan Schwartz: Bringing in high tech business will help increase paychecks.
    Adam Laxalt: Remove barriers to job creation and business expansion.
    Jared Fisher: Too many regulations work as roadblocks for business growth.
    Dan Schwartz: Replace commerce tax with broad-based corporate income tax.
    Dean Heller: Against bank bailout; against Dodd-Frank bank regulation.
    Brian Sandoval: Lending to small businesses will help create jobs in state.
    Steve Sisolak: Decrease business taxes and capital gains taxes.
    Steve Sisolak: Ease cash bail requirements to reduce incarceration.
    Jacky Rosen: Fund law enforcement as robustly as necessary.
    Adam Laxalt: Penalties for criminals; justice for victims.
    Adam Laxalt: Increased penalties for Medicaid crimes & human trafficking.
    Brian Sandoval: Reform juvenile justice system to reduce recidivism.
    Ruben Kihuen: End the for-profit prison industry in America.
    Ruben Kihuen: Require police body cameras, to address injustice.
    Mark Amodei: Support the use of the death penalty in Nevada.
    Mark Amodei: End parole for repeat violent offenders.
    Kenny Guinn: Supports the death penalty.
    Kenny Guinn: End parole for repeat violent felons.
    Steve Sisolak: More prisons; more death penalty; more mandatory minimums.
    Adam Laxalt: Did not seek to allow marijuana business banking.
    Dean Heller: Let each states' voters decide on marijuana.
    Jacky Rosen: Regulate marijuana federally, like we do for alcohol.
    Steve Sisolak: Fight federal intrusion into state marijuana industry.
    Adam Laxalt: Wait-and-see on legalizing banking for legalized marijuana.
    Adam Laxalt: 1996: opposed medical marijuana; 2018: decriminalization.
    Jacky Rosen: Legalize medical marijuana and recreational marijuana.
    Steve Sisolak: Nevada should set gold standard for legal pot.
    Brian Sandoval: Rid the state of the scourge of opioid abuse.
    Brian Sandoval: I opposed legalization, but let's make pot market work well.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Legalize medical marijuana, and eventually recreational use.
    Joe Heck: Legalize medical marijuana, but not recreational use.
    Adam Laxalt: Opposes legalization of possession of 1 ounce of marijuana.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: I do not see a benefit in our state in legalizing marijuana.
    Joe Heck: Protect state cannabis laws from federal interference.
    Adam Laxalt: Supported voucher-style Education Savings Accounts.
    Dean Heller: Tax savings plan to help parents pay for private schools.
    Dean Heller: Counseling on financial aid but no refinancing student loans.
    Jacky Rosen: Public money should go to public schools.
    Jacky Rosen: Refinance student loans, and cancel if student goes bankrupt.
    Steve Sisolak: Don't divert funds from public schools to private schools.
    Dan Schwartz: Parents need to have choices in school selections.
    Danny Tarkanian: Real choice, not just choice between government schools.
    Danny Tarkanian: I support vouchers for private school tuition.
    Adam Laxalt: Empower parents with school choice & charters.
    Jared Fisher: Local control is key to education reform.
    Steve Sisolak: Against tax dollars diverted to private schools.
    Jacky Rosen: $50K for STEM curriculum grant for UNLV.
    Brian Sandoval: $115 million in new investments for higher education.
    Jacky Rosen: Lower interest rates on student debt.
    Ruben Kihuen: Don't divert funding to private schools through vouchers.
    Ruben Kihuen: Let students borrow money near 0% interest, like big banks.
    Brian Sandoval: Supports Education Savings Accounts and school choice.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Opposes Education Savings Accounts and school choice.
    Brian Sandoval: Business tax credit for opportunity scholarship contribution.
    Brian Sandoval: $20M so every Nevada child can read by Grade Three.
    Brian Sandoval: Proposes JAG specialists: Jobs for America's Graduates.
    Brian Sandoval: Improve education performance measurements.
    Brian Sandoval: Enhance education data systems in Nevada.
    Brian Sandoval: Yes to charter schools statewide.
    Jim Gibbons: Empower local school boards and parents.
    Jim Gibbons: End cookie-cutter approach & end union influence.
    Bill Richardson: Create science and math academies with 100,000 new teachers.
    Chris Dodd: Merit pay for poor areas ok; not for better neighborhoods.
    Hillary Clinton: Get more teachers into hard-to-serve areas.
    Joe Biden: Laid out a $30 billion plan over five years for education.
    Joe Biden: NCLB needs more resources, but also is fundamentally flawed.
    Mike Gravel: US schools fail because weíre yoked by military.
    Mark Amodei: Support national standards and testing.
    Kenny Guinn: $23M for new teacherís college at Henderson.
    Kenny Guinn: $10M for reading teachers; all kids read by 3rd grade.
    John Ensign: Supports parents choosing schools via vouchers.
    Kenny Guinn: Support charters & private investment in public schools.
    Kenny Guinn: Sex ed should stress abstinence but also safe sex.
Energy & Oil
    Adam Laxalt: End costly and burdensome mandates on energy providers.
    Dean Heller: Impact from humans on climate change is up for debate.
    Jacky Rosen: Climate change threatens environment & national security.
    Steve Sisolak: Climate change poses a direct threat to our communities.
    Danny Tarkanian: Energy independence by drawing from all energy sources.
    Adam Laxalt: Supports choice & competition in the energy sectors.
    Dan Schwartz: Enthusiast for the future of renewable wind & solar energy.
    Jared Fisher: Clean energy means jobs.
    Jared Fisher: Renewable energy makes economic sense.
    Jacky Rosen: Fight turning Yucca Mountain into a nuclear waste dump.
    Ruben Kihuen: Transfer money from big oil to renewable energy portfolio.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Yucca Mountain is dead; fight so it continues to be.
    Bob Beers: Consider safety risks & surroundings of Yucca Mountain.
    Cresent Hardy: Talk about pro's and con's of Yucca Mountain.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Fight making Yucca Mountain a high-level nuclear waste dump.
    Brian Sandoval: Energy efficiency retrofits add value to buildings.
    Mark Amodei: More drilling & more oil refineries.
    Brian Sandoval: Renewables like solar & geothermal are big opportunity.
    Brian Sandoval: Access federal land to make NV renewable energy capitol.
    Harry Reid: BP and oil companies need regulation.
    Jim Gibbons: Build facilities to generate solar, wind & geothermal power.
    Dennis Kucinich: Voted against drilling in Alaska, against union preference.
    Bill Richardson: Mandatory emissions reductions to make US energy-independent.
    Kenny Guinn: Delay power deregulation until protections are in place.
    Kenny Guinn: $5M to fight becoming the nationís nuclear waste dump.
    Steve Sisolak: Encourage cleaner burning fuels; but not Yucca.
    Dean Heller: $230M for Public Land Management around Las Vegas.
    Adam Laxalt: Remains open only to necessary regulations.
    Jared Fisher: Teddy Roosevelt environmentalist: Explore new frontiers.
    Jared Fisher: Eco-tourism promotes economy AND outdoor recreation.
    Jared Fisher: Republican voters care about environment.
    Jacky Rosen: EPA should rely on facts, not fake news.
    Ruben Kihuen: Polluters have determined our environmental policy.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Endorsed by Sierra Club for protecting Nevada's public lands.
    Bob Beers: Require voter approval for $200M soccer stadium.
    Shelley Berkley: Supports land transfer for Yerington mines.
    Jack Carter: Ensignís failing environment grade is significant deficiency.
    John Ensign: Fought Yucca Mountain so it might never become reality.
    Mark Amodei: Supports open space preservation & alternative fuel.
    Steve Sisolak: Yes to cost/benefit analysis; no to Yucca.
Families & Children
    Adam Laxalt: Opposed Obama's stricter overtime rules.
    Dean Heller: I respect traditional marriage but respect Supreme Court.
    Jacky Rosen: Supports gay marriage.
    Steve Sisolak: Require companies to provide paid sick time.
    Dean Heller: Catch up on the backlog of untested sexual assault kits.
    Adam Laxalt: Enforce current laws; no new laws to fight sexual harassment.
    Ruben Kihuen: Fight to make child care a critical economic issue.
Foreign Policy
    Jacky Rosen: Defend Israel Act: U.S. should stand with Israel.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Supports US-Iran nuclear treaty.
    Joe Heck: Opposes US-Iran nuclear treaty.
    Brian Sandoval: $10M Knowledge Fund, and expand Nevada's global footprint.
    Bill Richardson: Set conditions on foreign aid assistance to Musharraf.
    Joe Biden: Move from a Musharraf policy to a Pakistan policy.
    Bill Richardson: Bad guys like Richardson; he can make peace with enemies.
    Jack Carter: On Axis of Evil: Are you better off today than 4 years ago?
    John Ensign: Kim Jong Il is a dangerous lunatic.
Free Trade
    Dan Schwartz: Bring in out-of-state business but no overseas missions.
    Jacky Rosen: Oppose bad trade deals; insist on a level playing field.
    John Edwards: Hold China responsible for their trade obligations.
    Bill Richardson: We need fair trade, not just unabashed free trade.
    Dennis Kucinich: NAFTA and GATT intentionally limit workers rights.
    John Edwards: We need smart trade, not fair trade vs. free trade.
    John Edwards: Globalization means more education needed for success.
Government Reform
    Dean Heller: Don't require disclosure of political campaign donors.
    Jacky Rosen: More campaign disclosure; overturn Citizens United.
    Jacky Rosen: AdWatch: Passed zero bills? But co-sponsored eight bills.
    Dan Schwartz: Picture ID as requirement to voting.
    Danny Tarkanian: Drain the swamp by imposing term limits on Congress.
    Jared Fisher: Governor must lead with accountability & transparency.
    Ruben Kihuen: Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizen United.
    Adam Laxalt: Open competitive bidding process for Atty General contracts.
    Brian Sandoval: Restore merit pay for state employees.
    Shelley Berkley: Free Nevada: No out-of-state donations for Senate race.
    Brian Sandoval: Sunset all 180 licensing & advisory boards by 2013.
    Brian Sandoval: Freezing archaic regulations is my number one priority.
    Sharron Angle: In state legislature, sole No vote called "41 to Angle".
    Jim Gibbons: 6% salary reductions for all state workers.
    Hillary Clinton: Cut govít contractors and end privatization of government.
    Mike Gravel: Iíve got no money; of course Iím for campaign finance reform.
    Mike Gravel: You can be empowered to vote on issues that affect your life.
    Jack Carter: Stop the mauling of our Constitutional balance of powers.
    Kenny Guinn: No campaign spending limits; no public campaign funding.
    Steve Sisolak: Limit campaign donations, but oppose partial state funding.
    Steve Sisolak: Term limits for governor & all state reps.
Gun Control
    Dan Schwartz: Expand state background checks because people voted for it.
    Steve Sisolak: Expand state background checks without involving Feds.
    Steve Sisolak: Outspoken gun control advocate since Las Vegas shooting.
    Adam Laxalt: Firearm restrictions not effective in reducing gun violence.
    Dean Heller: Opposed banning high-capacity magazines.
    Jacky Rosen: Ban high-capacity magazines & military-style assault rifles.
    Steve Sisolak: Ban silencers, bump stocks, and assault weapons.
    Jared Fisher: Second Amendment represents freedom & our American heritage.
    Steve Sisolak: I'll take on the NRA and I'll take on Donald Trump.
    Adam Laxalt: Don't expand state background checks unless FBI participates.
    Danny Tarkanian: Self-defense is a constitutional right & a God-given right.
    Danny Tarkanian: What good is a handgun if a bad guy has an assault rifle?
    Adam Laxalt: 1996: supported gun rights; 2018: supports gun control.
    Adam Laxalt: Strong Supporter of the Second Amendment.
    Dan Schwartz: Implement voter-approved expanded background checks.
    Jacky Rosen: Supports commonsense gun safety legislation.
    Ruben Kihuen: The NRA exists only to protect the big gun companies.
    Brian Sandoval: Mental health background check erodes 2nd Amendment.
    Ruben Kihuen: Background checks for mental health before gun purchase.
    Joe Heck: Supports 2nd Amendment & rights of sportsmen.
    Kenny Guinn: Allow concealed carry.
    Steve Sisolak: Supports concealed carry.
Health Care
    Adam Laxalt: ObamaCare is most flawed piece of legislation ever endured.
    Dean Heller: Block grants to the states instead of ObamaCare.
    Jacky Rosen: Add public option and Medicaid buy-in to ObamaCare.
    Steve Sisolak: Do everything we can to maintain healthcare coverage.
    Jacky Rosen: Stabilize ObamaCare so premiums are reduced.
    Jared Fisher: Free market achieves both affordable AND effective care.
    Danny Tarkanian: ObamaCare MUST be repealed; I guarantee I'll vote to do so.
    Adam Laxalt: Bash ObamaCare, but unclear on where healthcare is headed.
    Dan Schwartz: Healthcare should be an economic right for all citizens.
    Steve Sisolak: ObamaCare has helped those in need.
    Ruben Kihuen: Expand Medicaid to ensure that no American is uninsured.
    Bob Beers: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not working and we can't afford it.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: As A.G., refused to join lawsuit against ObamaCare.
    Shelley Berkley: Kidney transplant center helps Nevada but helps husband too.
    Shelley Berkley: Stop cuts to Medicare; no privatization for younger workers.
    Brian Sandoval: $874 decrease in public employees benefit plan.
    Mark Amodei: Repeal ObamaCare; end lawsuit abuse.
    Brian Sandoval: Supports lawsuits against Obama health care bill.
    Harry Reid: Insurers' profit motive almost destroyed our economy.
    Harry Reid: ObamaCare improved healthcare and also improved economy.
    Sharron Angle: No medical conditions where coverage should be mandated.
    Sharron Angle: We're a country of choice; don't force people into insurance.
    Barack Obama: Bring GOP & Dems together to make healthcare affordable.
    Barack Obama: Problem isnít mandating coverage, but affording it.
    Hillary Clinton: Health care tax credit ensures affordability.
    Bill Richardson: State flexibility creates universal coverage without taxes.
    Dennis Kucinich: Key to reform: end role for for-profit insurance companies.
    Hillary Clinton: Universal health care coverage by the end of my second term.
    Hillary Clinton: Still scarred from 1990s reform, but now doing it better.
    John Edwards: Silence is betrayal about universal healthcare-we canít wait.
    Tom Vilsack: Focus on curing incurable diseases that drive up health cost.
    Tom Vilsack: Focus on wellness as part of universal coverage.
    Tom Vilsack: Help Medicare by sharing data & providing long-term homecare.
    Jack Carter: Support individual states enforcing their coverage standards.
    Kenny Guinn: Fund alternatives to long-term care for seniors.
    Kenny Guinn: Double the funding for the disabled.
    Kenny Guinn: Expand Senior Rx.
Homeland Security
    Adam Laxalt: Make Nevada the most veteran-empowering state in the nation.
    Brian Sandoval: Defy Trump's bad on transgendered people in military.
    Danny Tarkanian: Rebuild our military; it was severely weakened under Obama.
    Dan Schwartz: We need a hard look at military spending to find excesses.
    Jacky Rosen: Fight to keep our military strong.
    Jacky Rosen: Duty to take care of our veterans with less bureaucracy.
    Ruben Kihuen: Focus on veterans, not defense company lobbyists.
    Joe Heck: Supported $607 billion national defense bill.
    Brian Sandoval: Fund additional veterans service officers.
    Mark Amodei: Focus defense spending on 21st Century warfare.
    Barack Obama: Human rights and national security are complementary.
    Bill Richardson: Human rights can be more important than national security.
    Chris Dodd: National security is more important than human rights.
    Hillary Clinton: National security is more important than human rights.
    John Edwards: Lead a long-term effort to rid the world of nuclear weapons.
    Bill Richardson: We should not be known for Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib.
    Adam Laxalt: Don't expand DACA to cover parents of DREAMer kids.
    Dean Heller: DREAM Act is a backdoor amnesty program.
    Jacky Rosen: Supports DREAMers & earned path to citizenship.
    Steve Sisolak: Workable pathway to citizenship for law-abiding immigrants.
    Steve Sisolak: Double headline - Already Done.
    Danny Tarkanian: Reform legal immigration; but BLOCK illegal immigration.
    Danny Tarkanian: Oppose sanctuary cities; support official English.
    Adam Laxalt: Stop illegal immigration & stop sanctuary states.
    Dan Schwartz: Empathy for DACA targets, wants them part of immigration law.
    Steve Sisolak: Not a sanctuary county; we are in compliance with ICE.
    Jacky Rosen: Comprehensive reform with earned pathway to citizenship.
    Ruben Kihuen: Families immigrate to America seeking the American dream.
    Ruben Kihuen: Pass comprehensive reform with clear pathway to citizenship.
    Joe Heck: No blanket amnesty but earned citizenship ok.
    Eric Greitens: Gave examples of Muslim immigration that has been positive.
    Bob Beers: Secure the borders before changing immigration policy.
    Dean Heller: Pathway to citizenship for illegals in army or college.
    Dean Heller: Overhaul 14th Amendment against immigrant citizenship.
    Mark Amodei: Secure our borders as a matter of national security.
    Joe Heck: Border security is a key issue for national security.
    Harry Reid: We need comprehensive reform.
    Sharron Angle: Solution is simple: secure the borders, enforce the laws.
    Joe Heck: Opposed resolution celebrating contributions of immigrants.
    Barack Obama: Comprehensive solution includes employers & borders.
    Barack Obama: Undocumented workers come here to work, not to drive.
    Barack Obama: Support granting driverís licenses to illegal immigrants.
    Bill Richardson: Allowed giving driverís licenses to illegal immigrants.
    Chris Dodd: Oppose granting driverís licenses to illegal immigrants.
    Dennis Kucinich: There arenít any illegal human beings.
    Hillary Clinton: Oppose granting driverís licenses to illegal immigrants.
    Joe Biden: Oppose granting driverís licenses to illegal immigrants.
    John Edwards: Oppose granting driverís licenses to illegal immigrants.
    Jack Carter: Get a pathway to citizenship and end political football.
    John Ensign: Donít forgive illegals of felonies nor pay them benefits.
    Adam Laxalt: Do not raise minimum wage; that hurts workers.
    Dean Heller: Opposed raising minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25/hour.
    Jacky Rosen: Raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $15/hour.
    Steve Sisolak: Raise minimum wage to $10, but $15 is too much.
    Adam Laxalt: Remove barriers to job creation.
    Jacky Rosen: Fight for livable wage; expand small business capital.
    Jacky Rosen: End pay discrimination against women.
    Ruben Kihuen: Women earn less for same job as male colleagues.
    Ruben Kihuen: No one who works full time should live in poverty.
    Dean Heller: Get bipartisan bill passed for online poker.
    Dean Heller: Denied 2010 reports that unemployed were "hobos".
    Shelley Berkley: Online poker could mean up to 1,200 jobs in Nevada.
    Brian Sandoval: $10M for deals via Nevada Jobs Unlimited.
    Sharron Angle: It's not a Senator's job to create jobs.
    Sharron Angle: No, I don't think the unemployed are spoiled.
    Dennis Kucinich: Iím the one candidate who comes from the working class.
    Dennis Kucinich: Give teeth to the National Labor Relations Act.
    John Edwards: Make joining unions easier; ban firing strikers.
    Kenny Guinn: Privatized state workerís comp & insurance.
Local Issues
    Brian Sandoval: Gaming Policy Committee: modernize with Internet poker.
    Brian Sandoval: Online poker companies still viable, must keep close watch.
    Brian Sandoval: Make Nevada "the" place for gaming innovation.
    Kenny Guinn: No high-level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain.
    Kenny Guinn: No state income tax; no casino tax.
Principles & Values
    Adam Laxalt: Son of Sen. Pete Domenici; grandson of Gov. Paul Laxalt.
    Danny Tarkanian: Will fight Republican "liberals".
    Jared Fisher: Master of time management: time is our greatest asset.
    Jared Fisher: Started renewable-energy-based tourism business.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Served as Assistant County Manager & criminal prosecutor.
    Joe Heck: Small business owner and emergency-room physician.
    Bob Beers: Served in Nevada Assembly & Senate, & Las Vegas City Council.
    Harry Reid: Son of a miner; mother took in wash from brothels.
    Sharron Angle: I live in middle-class Reno; Reid lives in DC's Ritz-Carlton.
    Bill Richardson: Pledges to not engage in negative campaigning on Dems.
    Chris Dodd: We canít survive as a nation 51-49; end partisanship.
    Dennis Kucinich: I can move this country because I have no strings.
    Hillary Clinton: Proud of Bill Clintonís record as president.
    Mike Gravel: Achieved much in Senate, but prefers governors for president.
    Jack Carter: Iím fed up with this administration & my opponent.
    Jack Carter: Campaign funding source doesnít matter; ďwe the peopleĒ do.
    John Ensign: Carter gets more campaign money from California than Nevada.
    John Ensign: Nevadans need Nevada leaders with Nevada roots.
    Jack Carter: There are certain values that are intuitive to all Americans.
Social Security
    Jacky Rosen: Don't privatize Social Security or VA.
    Jacky Rosen: Oppose extreme proposals like privatization or vouchers.
    Ruben Kihuen: Fight any attempt to privatize or voucherize.
    Harry Reid: What would have happened if Trust Fund were in stock market?
    Sharron Angle: Personalize Social Security; not privatize.
    Tom Vilsack: If US govít were a business, balance sheet looks mismanaged.
    Tom Vilsack: Index by prices instead of wages, to maintain stability.
    John Ensign: Supports privatizing Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Adam Laxalt: Committed to not raising taxes on anybody.
    Dean Heller: Trump tax cut boosts job creation.
    Steve Sisolak: Supported commerce tax; supports property tax increase.
    Jared Fisher: Cement our reputation as pro-business, tax-friendly state.
    Jacky Rosen: Opposed Republican tax cut to wealthy.
    Adam Laxalt: Critical to maintain low taxes.
    Dan Schwartz: Spending to increase revenue would justify raising taxes.
    Ruben Kihuen: End the absurd carried interest tax loophole.
    Bob Beers: Fight against tax-and-spend hikes; reduce tax revenue.
    Mark Amodei: Americans don't pay too little in taxes.
    Brian Sandoval: Don't raise taxes by $1B; that would halt job growth.
    Harry Reid: I am not in favor of giving billionaires tax cuts.
    Sharron Angle: Extend the Bush-era tax cuts, or it's a tax increase.
    Jim Gibbons: No new taxes and no expansion of state government.
    Chris Dodd: Moderate but keep the estate tax; incentivize middle class.
    Mike Gravel: Wipe out the income tax! -- itís regressive.
    Mike Gravel: National sales tax; no exceptions; prebates for essentials.
    Jack Carter: Oppose the elimination of the sales tax deduction by the GOP.
    Kenny Guinn: Nevada needs new revenue, but now is no time for new taxes.
    Dean Heller: More competition on internet, instead of Net Neutrality.
    Jacky Rosen: Invest in transportation infrastructure & high-tech research.
    Jacky Rosen: Supports Net Neutrality protections for broadband consumers.
    Steve Sisolak: Preserve Net Neutrality (equal access to internet).
    Brian Sandoval: $3.5M for cyberdefense against unprecedented threats.
    Dan Schwartz: Investment in infrastructure can bring in high paying jobs.
    Brian Sandoval: Project Neon: major new highway project.
    Brian Sandoval: Drive investment in broadband technology.
War & Peace
    Dean Heller: Withdraw from Iran nuclear treaty.
    Jacky Rosen: Supports multinational Iran nuclear treaty.
    Danny Tarkanian: Stronger response to ISIS, North Korea, and Russia.
    Brian Sandoval: Inspired by Nevadans serving in 5 middle eastern countries.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Declare war on ISIS; arm and train the Iraqi Kurds.
    Catherine Cortez Masto: Declare war on ISIS before innocent lives are taken.
    Joe Heck: Volunteered to serve in Iraq.
    Harry Reid: OpEd: saying Iraq war was lost emboldened our enemies.
    Barack Obama: Surge strategy has made a difference in Iraq but failed.
    Bill Richardson: Donor conference: get EU & Arabs to pay for reconstruction.
    Dennis Kucinich: The surge strategy is fueling the insurgency.
    Bill Richardson: Congress authorized this war; now de-authorize it.
    Bill Richardson: Find ways to withdraw from Iraq, but with diplomacy.
    Chris Dodd: Re-deploy out of refereeing a civil war.
    Chris Dodd: I made mistake in authorizing war; do not continue mistake.
    Chris Dodd: How much more chaos could we be creating in Baghdad?
    Dennis Kucinich: I voted against war because I saw no proof from Bush.
    Dennis Kucinich: Cut off the funds; end the occupation of Iraq.
    Dennis Kucinich: Reparations to Iraq for 650,000 innocent civilians killed.
    Hillary Clinton: Require Bush to redeploy or seek additional authority.
    Hillary Clinton: Takes responsibility for Iraq war vote, but not a mistake.
    Joe Biden: Decentralize Iraq to give people control over daily lives.
    Joe Biden: Vote for Iraq War was mistake; assumed Bush competence.
    Joe Biden: If Iraq metastasizes into regional war, itíll take decades.
    John Edwards: Draw down 40,000 to 50,000 troops right now.
    John Edwards: Wrong on Iraq war vote about WMDs and about Bushís lead-up.
    Mike Gravel: 2008 election will be decided by how Democrats handle war.
    Mike Gravel: Bush can sign bill to end war, or he can believe in God.
    Tom Vilsack: National Guard too busy in Iraq handle natural disasters.
    Tom Vilsack: The war needs to be ended now, not in 6 months or 6 years.
    Tom Vilsack: Congress should remove funding for the war.
Welfare & Poverty
    Adam Laxalt: Develop new affordable housing without tax funding.
    Steve Sisolak: Expedited permitting for affordable housing.
    Brian Sandoval: $1.5M more for Meals-on-Wheels for seniors.

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