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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)
Turnaround
by Gov. Mitt Romney (2004)
Dreams from My Father
by Pres. Barack Obama (1996)

Book Reviews

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2012 Michigan Senate Debate


    Michigan Senate debates:
  • The Petoskey Tea Party-WMKT debate, Feb. 18, 2012
  • GOP primary debate at Central Michigan University, covered by Catey Traylor, Central Michigan Life, January 14, 2012
  • Huron Daily Tribune and WNEM-TV5 coverage of GOP Senate debate at Unionville-Sebewaing Area High School, July 13 & 20, 2012
  • Michigan Live reporting that there will be no formal Senate debate between Sen. Debbie Stabenow and Rep. Pete Hoekstra, Oct. 11, 2012

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Randy Hekman: Life begins at conception.
Budget & Economy
    Peter Hoekstra: TARP & debt ceiling increase were needed to fund two wars.
    Peter Hoekstra: Cut agencies which are not in the constitution.
    Scotty Boman: The government is the problem: cut out welfare and warfare.
Civil Rights
    Scotty Boman: Backs gay marriage.
Foreign Policy
    Peter Hoekstra: China is a nation that cheats and steals; no MFN.
Government Reform
    Peter Hoekstra: Setting 12-year term limit a mistake; after serving 18 years.
Immigration
    Randy Hekman: Secure the borders but encourage legal immigration.
Principles & Values
    Debbie Stabenow: End the ongoing debate over debates: No Senate debates.
    Peter Hoekstra: I will either debate her or an empty chair; it's her choice.
    Peter Hoekstra: Accused of anti-Chinese racism in Super Bowl TV ad.
Welfare & Poverty
    Randy Hekman: Transform to nonprofit/charity model to provide assistance.


The above quotations are from 2012 Michigan Senate Debate.

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