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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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2014 Idaho Senate debates

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    from 2014 ID Senate debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Gary Peters (2) Democratic Challenger Michigan
  • Jim Risch (8) Idaho Former Republican Governor (2006-2007); U.S. Senator
  • Nels Mitchell (22) Democratic Senate Challenger Idaho
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Idaho Senate debates:
  • Spokesman-Review, "Risch, Mitchell clash in sole debate of Senate race", by Betsy Z. Russell, 10/8/2014
  • AARP Voter Guide (on Nels Mitchell and Jim Risch), Aug. 31, 2014
  • Idaho Statesman Voter Guide, Q&A with Nels Mitchell, 6/25/2014
  • Kuna Melba News, "Nels Mitchell Says Risch Is Running Away from his Record", February 13th, 2014
  • Idaho Statesman, "Idaho Sen. Jim Risch: High energy, low visibility", by Michael Catalini, Feb. 10, 2014
  • Magic Valley Times-News: "Mitchell, Risch Trade Jabs", by Jon Alexander, January 15, 2014
  • AdWatch on Press release from Jim Risch, Nov. 15 2013
  • ABC News Politics, "GOP Ready to Fund Homeland Security Amid Shutdown", 10/2/2013
  • Press release, "Statement on President Obama's Proposals to Prevent Gun Violence", via peters.house.gov, Jan. 16, 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    Nels Mitchell: Support woman's right to make her own health decisions.
Budget & Economy
    Nels Mitchell: No silly votes to shut down government; no budget blackmail.
    Jim Risch: Jobs are created by private sector and not by government.
    Jim Risch: No tax incentive for repatriation of overseas jobs.
    Nels Mitchell: Subsidies to established corporations waste taxpayer money.
    Gary Peters: Implement voter legalization of medical marijuana.
Energy & Oil
    Nels Mitchell: Oil & gas industries get huge subsidies despite high profits.
    Nels Mitchell: Committed to protecting our unique outdoor heritage.
Families & Children
    Nels Mitchell: Strong supporter of the Violence Against Women Act.
Foreign Policy
    Jim Risch: Call on Iran to release those imprisoned for Christianity.
Free Trade
    Nels Mitchell: End tax breaks for shipping American jobs overseas.
Government Reform
    Jim Risch: Gridlock results from two very different party philosophies.
    Nels Mitchell: OpEd: Pledging just one six-year term means he's "lame duck".
    Nels Mitchell: No junkets; no gridlock; promises one term only.
Gun Control
    Nels Mitchell: High priority on right to hunt & fish on public lands.
    Gary Peters: Common sense safety measures, including background checks.
Health Care
    Jim Risch: ObamaCare is a regulatory quagmire.
    Nels Mitchell: Most of ObamaCare is good; fix the parts that aren't.
Homeland Security
    Nels Mitchell: Staunch defender of Mountain Home Air Force Base.
    Jim Risch: Do everything to maintain a fully-equipped military.
    Nels Mitchell: Maintain Mountain Home Air Force Base.
    Jim Risch: We all agree that the military and NSA should be funded.
    Nels Mitchell: Idaho's farmers need immigration reform.
Principles & Values
    Nels Mitchell: Idaho needs Senator who gets to work, not "Senator No".
    Nels Mitchell: Most conservative voting record in Senate in 2013.
    Nels Mitchell: Served in state Senate and as Lt. Governor, then governor.
    Nels Mitchell: Never been within 150 miles of Harry Reid; not hand-picked.
    Nels Mitchell: Middle-of-the-road Democrat; I'll team up with Republicans.
Social Security
    Nels Mitchell: Fight efforts to cut or privatize entitlements.
    Nels Mitchell: The greatest generation earned their retirement security.
Tax Reform
    Jim Risch: No tax increases, but no cuts to entitlements nor veterans.
War & Peace
    Nels Mitchell: Don't concentrate on Syria at the expense of home.

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  • Jim Risch Idaho Former Republican Governor (2006-2007); U.S. Senator
  • Nels Mitchell Democratic Senate Challenger Idaho

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