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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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2014 Maine Gubernatorial debates and race coverage

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    from 2014 Maine Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Eliot Cutler (10) Maine Independent Challenger
  • Michael Michaud (1) Maine Democratic Challenger
  • Mike Michaud (3)
  • Paul LePage (11) Maine Republican Governor
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    Maine Gubernatorial race:
  • Washington Post, "Need food? Maine's governor wants you to work for it," by Niraj Chokshi, July 24, 2014
  • Portland Press Herald, "LePage includes Social Security among ‘welfare' programs", by Eric Russell, 6/26/2014
  • Associated Press in The Republic, "Preventing false claims in campaigns", by Alanna Durkin, March 26, 2014
  • Maine Sunday Telegram, "Differing views on virtual charter schools", by Eric Russell, March 11, 2014
  • Maine Sun Journal, "Lower energy costs", 1/5/14
  • Bangor Daily News, "$13 million federal fines", Jan. 3, 2014
  • Bangor Daily News, "Gay Rights group endorses Michaud", on Mike Michaud and Eliot Cutler Jan. 2, 2014
  • Maine Sun Journal coverage, 12/20/2013
  • Bangor Daily News coverage, 12/9/2013
  • Portland Press Herald coverage, 12/6/2013
  • MPBN Maine Public Broadcasting coverage, 11/25/2013
  • Sierra Club Questionnaire and AFL-CIO Questionnaire, (Eliot Cutler responses) 10/16/2013 excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Civil Rights
    Eliot Cutler: Worked to uphold a law legalizing same-sex marriage.
    Michael Michaud: Would be 1st openly gay governor; but evolved on LGBT rights.
    Eliot Cutler: Examine corporate tax breaks; avoid clawbacks by better deal.
    Eliot Cutler: Cautious support for virtual charter schools.
    Paul LePage: Strong support for charter schools, virtual or otherwise.
    Paul LePage: Virtual charter schools are not the right answer.
Energy & Oil
    Paul LePage: Build a natural gas pipeline from Canada.
    Paul LePage: Global warming helps Maine by opening north shipping lanes.
    Eliot Cutler: Reduce carbon emissions to Kyoto Protocol targets.
    Paul LePage: Abstain from EPA petition to cut Midwest emissions.
    Mike Michaud: AdWatch: Replace LePage with a pro-environment governor.
    Eliot Cutler: More bus services, dedicated HOV lanes, and bike routes.
    Paul LePage: Change environmental laws to replace red tape with jobs.
    Paul LePage: Stop manufacturer recycling; start cost-benefit analyses.
Government Reform
    Eliot Cutler: Oppose all efforts to restrict access to the ballot box.
    Paul LePage: Vetoed incrementally raising the state's minimum wage.
    Mike Michaud: AdWatch: Unions endorse Michaud "to represent Maine workers".
    Eliot Cutler: Zealously guard against interference in unionization efforts.
Social Security
    Mike Michaud: Soc. Sec. & Medicare secure retirement; they're not welfare.
    Paul LePage: Medicare and Social Security are really just welfare.
    Eliot Cutler: Support & strengthen the foundations for Social Security.
Tax Reform
    Eliot Cutler: Shift burden from property tax as part of strategic reform.
Welfare & Poverty
    Eliot Cutler: We need welfare reform but not demonization of recipients.
    Paul LePage: Maine grew at 0.8% if we discount federal welfare payments.
    Paul LePage: Maine's TANF welfare system is too generous.

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