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

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Survey by the National Association of Children's Hospital, Jan. 9, 2000


    Click on a participant to pop-up their full list of quotations
    from NACHRI Survey (number of quotes indicated):
  • Al Gore (10)
  • Alan Keyes (8)
  • George W. Bush (1)
  • John Ashcroft (6)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
    John Ashcroft: Send “direct checks” to local school districts.
    Al Gore: National Tuition Savings plan helps families save.
    Al Gore: Attack education problems simultaneously.
    Alan Keyes: School’s bureaucratic monopoly hurts teachers & students.
Families & Children
    John Ashcroft: Fight the assault on the American family.
    John Ashcroft: Focus on kids: drug-free schools & good health care.
    John Ashcroft: More parental involvement to reduce juvenile crime.
    Al Gore: Top priorities for children: health care and education.
    Al Gore: Tax credits for child care for working & at-home families.
    Alan Keyes: Kids need love from a two-parent marriage.
    Alan Keyes: Health insurance is family responsibility, not government’s.
    George W. Bush: Leave no child behind, via improving schools & health care.
Gun Control
    Al Gore: Zero tolerance for guns at school; raise age to 21.
    Alan Keyes: No federal role in gun safety-leave it to states & parents.
Health Care
    John Ashcroft: $150M for basic health care for uninsured.
    Al Gore: Families to 250% of poverty level eligible for Fed insurance.
    Al Gore: Patient rights: emergency coverage & performance disclosure.
    Al Gore: FDA testing of medications for impact on children.
    Al Gore: For kids: insurance; anti-tobacco; & patients’ rights.
    Alan Keyes: Patient rights & HMO rights are not federal responsibility.
    Alan Keyes: Allocation of research funds not a political decision.
    Alan Keyes: Health priorities: research; cost control; moral effects.
Welfare & Poverty
    John Ashcroft: Charitable Choice helps break cycle of poverty.
    Al Gore: Reduce child poverty via tax credits & minimum wage.
    Alan Keyes: No socialism for poor children-invigorate families instead.

The above quotations are from Survey by the National Association of Children's Hospital, Jan. 9, 2000.

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