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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 R.I. Senate Debate


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    from 2012 Rhode Island Senate Debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Barry Hinckley (12)
  • Sheldon Whitehouse (9)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Rhode Island Senate debates:
  • Examiner.com coverage, by Kelly Cabral, of Oct. 23 debate
  • WPRI Eyewitness News coverage, by Nancy Krause, of Oct. 23 debate
  • Boston Globe coverage of debate at Rhode Island College, Oct. 24, 2012

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Barry Hinckley: Our children have to pay back the debt; it's a train wreck.
    Sheldon Whitehouse: Grow the economy from the middle class out.
Corporations
    Barry Hinckley: Make R.I. the most attractive place to do business.
    Barry Hinckley: Cut the business tax rate from 35% to 20%.
Education
    Barry Hinckley: Give a grant to every family to choose school.
    Sheldon Whitehouse: Extend "Race to the Top" to middle school.
Foreign Policy
    Barry Hinckley: Reduce foreign aid; robust American military presence abroad.
    Barry Hinckley: End foreign aid to Egypt, Libya and Pakistan.
    Sheldon Whitehouse: Traditional internationalist and support of Israel.
Government Reform
    Sheldon Whitehouse: Overturn Citizens United; it undid 100 years of regulations.
Health Care
    Barry Hinckley: ObamaCare is an example of government gone wild.
    Barry Hinckley: Voucher program provides Medicare choice.
Jobs
    Barry Hinckley: RI 50th in business friendliness, causing high unemployment.
Principles & Values
    Barry Hinckley: Extreme partisanship is killing this country.
Social Security
    Barry Hinckley: Hire actuaries to bring system into line, not politicians.
    Sheldon Whitehouse: Protect and defend Social Security.
    Sheldon Whitehouse: Life without Social Security would be unimaginably worse.
Tax Reform
    Barry Hinckley: Lower rates for families, lower rates for businesses.
    Sheldon Whitehouse: Tax code is broken, but flat tax is a lousy idea.
    Sheldon Whitehouse: $2T in new revenues, and $2T in cuts, to balance budget.
Technology
    Sheldon Whitehouse: Create new infrastructure to renew economy.


The above quotations are from 2012 R.I. Senate Debate.

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